UPPSC Mains Syllabus consists of 8 papers per the new UPPSC exam pattern. Out of the 8 papers, Paper 1 is General Hindi, Paper 2 will have an essay, and Papers 3, 4, 5, and 6 are General Studies Papers. The other two papers are optional papers that have to be selected by the candidates out of 34 papers. Aspirants must note that the UPPSC Syllabus 2023 for Mains is in alignment with the UPSC Syllabus.
UPPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 1 (Hindi)
PCS syllabus for Mains exam (Paper 1) shall cover the topics that aspirants studied in Class 10th. Here are the important topics for UPPSC Mains syllabus for Paper 1.
- दिये हुए गद्य खण्ड का अवबोध एवं प्रश्नोत्तर।
- सरकारी एवं अर्धसरकारी पत्र लेखन, तार लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश, अधिसूचना, परिपत्र।
- शब्द ज्ञान एवं प्रयोग।
- उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग,
- वर्तनी एवं वाक्य शुद्धि,
- अनेकार्थी शब्द
- मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
- विलोम शब्द,
- वाक्यांश के लिए एकशब्द,
- लोकोक्ति एवं मुहावरे।
- हिंदी वर्णमाला, विराम चिन्ह
- त्तसम एवं तद्भव देशज विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
- हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियां
- उत्तर प्रदेश की मुख्य बोलियां शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ
UPPSC Mains Syllabus for Paper 2 (Essay)
UPPSC Syllabus for Mains for Paper 2 consists of essay writing of about 700 words for the following sections:
- Section-A: Literature and Culture, Political Sphere and Social Sphere.
- Section-B: Science, Economic Sphere/ Environment, Technology, Agriculture, Industry, and Trade.
- Section-C: National and International Events Landslide, National Calamities, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, National Development Programs and Projects.
UPPSC Mains Syllabus for General Studies (GS)
The General Studies Syllabus for UPPSC consists of 4 papers: General Studies Paper 1, General Studies Paper 2, General Studies Paper 3 and General Studies Paper 4. Each of the papers has a different syllabus for them. The General Studies Syllabus is an extension of the Pre syllabus. It requires aspirants to have a broader understanding of all the subjects. Candidates must master the art of writing answers for this exam in accordance with the UPPSC PCS Mains syllabus.
UPPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 1
UPPSC GS 1 Syllabus shall consist of questions on the History and Geography of India. Candidates will need to understand ancient, medieval and modern history well. The UPPSC Syllabus will also test their knowledge of the History, Culture, Tradition, Climate, and River system of Uttar Pradesh.
UPPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 2
Syllabus of UPPSC Syllabus GS Paper 2 is primarily based on the Indian Polity and Current Affairs with a good apprehension of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial systems. The UPPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 2 is vast but interesting to study, but they need to devote time to grasp the information on a topic. The syllabus constitutes the Indian Constitution, the Role of India with the neighbouring countries, Parliament and State Legislatures, Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends, Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and affecting India's interests, etc.
UPPSC GS Paper 3 Syllabus
The UPPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 3 consists of Economy, Science and Technology and International Security. Aspirants need to examine all the chapters critically to understand and develop answer writing for the UPPSC GS Paper 3 Syllabus. Land reforms in India since independence, Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth, Economic planning in India, Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of SDGs, etc, are the important chapters of the Mains GS Paper 3 Syllabus.
UPPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 4
UPPSC Syllabus for Paper 4 overlaps with the UPSC Syllabus. It majorly focuses on a number of case studies of the syllabus listed in this paper. For this, aspirants must have a good level of answer-writing technique. The UPPC PCS GS Paper 4 Syllabus consists of Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality, Ethics and Human Interface, Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration, etc.