Nature of UPPSC GIC Exam:
1. UPPSC GIC exam consists of two stages: Prelims & Mains.
2. The Prelims exam will be 300 marks.
3. The Prelims exam time duration will be of 2 hours.
4. The total number of questions asked in the Prelims exam will be 120. Out of which 40 questions will be from the General Studies Section and 80 questions will be from Optional Subjects.
5. The Mains exam will be 400 marks.
6. The Mains exam time duration will be of 5 hours.
7. The Mains exam consists of two papers. First Paper is in the Hindi Language that consists of parts A & B. This paper is 100 marks. The time duration of the first paper is 2 hours. The second Paper is 300 marks and its time duration is 3 hours (Optional Subject) that candidates selected.
For Prelims Exam
General Studies Syllabus
1 General Science (High School Standard)
2 History of India
3 Indian National Movement
4 Indian Polity, Economy & Culture
5 IndianAgriculture, Commerce & Trade
6 World Geography & Indian Geography & Natural resources of India
7 Current National and International Important Events
8 Logic & Reasoning based on General Intelligence.
9 Specific knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture, Industry Trade, Living & Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh.
10 Elementary Mathematics up to 8th level:Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry.
11 Ecology and Environment
For Prelims Exam & Mains Exam
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS:
1. English Subject
Section 'A'  
Authors and works  Geoffrey Chaucer, Shakespeare, John Milton, Dryden, Pope William Wordsworth, P.B. Shelley, John Keats, A. L. Tennyson, Matthew Arnold, Charles Dickens, Thomas. Hardy, W.B, Yeat, T.S. Eliot. G.B. Shaw, George Orwell, Raja Rao, Mulk raj Anand Nissim Ezekiel, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, Harold Pinte, R.N. Tagore, Girish Karnad, & V.S. Naipaul 
Literary terms, Movements, Forms, Literary criticism 

Section 'B' Language  A short unseen passage for comprehension * Correction of sentences * Direct and Indirect narration * Transformation of sentences including active & Passive Voice * Synonyms, * Antonyms, * Homonyms * Rearranging the Jumbled sentences * Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions. * Idioms & phrases * Oneword substitution * Figure of speeches * Prefixes & Suffixes 
2. Physics Subject
MECHANICS  Vector algebra: scalar and vector products, vector identities, the background of vector calculus, the concept of line, surface and volume integrals, physical Centre of a mass, rotating frame of reference, co Coriolis force, the motion of rigid bodies, a moment of inertia, theorem of parallel and perpendicular axes, movement of inertia of sphere, ring, cylinder and disc. Angular momentum, torque, central force, Kepler's Law, the motion of satellite (including geostationary satellite), Galilieon transformation, special theory of relativity, Michelson  Morley experiment, Lorentz transformation equations, variation of mass and length with velocity, time dilation, the addition of velocities and massenergy equivalence relation. Streamline and turbulent motions, Reynold's number, Stoke's law, Poiseulle's formula, and the flow of liquid through a narrow tube. Bernoulli's formula with applications, surface tension, Stressstrain relationship, Hooke's Law, moduli of elasticity and interrelation between them Poisson's ratio, elastic energy 
THERMAL PHYSICS  Concept of temperature and the zeroth law, first law of thermodynamics and internal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes, the second law of thermodynamics, Entropy, Carnot cycle and Carnot engine, the absolute scale of temperature. Maxwell's thermodynamical relations. The Clausius Clapeyron equation, porus plug experiment and Joule Thomson effect. Kinetic theory of gases, Maxwell distribution law of velocities, calculation of mean velocity, root mean square velocity and the Most probable velocity, degrees of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy, specific heats of gases, mean free path, transport phenomena Black body radiation, Stefan's law, Newton's law of cooling Wien's law, RayleighJeans law, Planck's law, solar constant. Production of low temperatures by adiabatic demagnetization 
WAVES AND OSCILLATIONS  Oscillation, simple harmonic motion, stationary and progressive waves, damped harmonic motion, forced oscillations and resonance, sharpness of resonance, wave equation, Plane and spherical waves superposition of waves. Fourier analysis of periodic waves square and triangular waves, phase and group velocities, Beats 
OPTICS  Cardinal points of a coaxial system, simple problems on the combination of thin lenses eyepiece Ramsden and Huygens eyepieces.

3. Chemistry Subject
Physical chemistry  Gaseousstate: Molecular velocity of gases, mean free path and collision diameter, liquefaction of gases Joule Thomson effect in ideal and nonideal gases, Joule "Thomson coefficient, inversion temperature, Deviation from ideal gas behaviour vander waals equation of state, Law of corresponding state, critical constants and their relations withvander waals constants. 
Liquid state  surface Tension, the effect of temperature on surface tension, viscosity, the effect of temperature and pressure on viscosity 
Solid State  symmetry in crystal systems, Miller inclines close packing, coordination number, the structure of NaCl and CaF2, crystaldefects 
Thermodynamics  first law of thermodynamics and its limitations, enthalpies of a system, heat of reaction formation, combustion and neutralization, Hess's law and its application bond energy and resonance energy, heat capacities at constant volume and constant pressure, and the relationship between. Ep and Eve's extensive and intensive properties, statement of the second law of thermodynamics Carnot cycle, the concept of entropy, variation of entropy with temperature and volume/pressure, the concept of free energy: Helmholtz and Gibbs free energies, Gibbs  Helmholtz equation, thermodynamic criteria of equilibrium, Elapeyronclausiusequation and its application,van; Hoff equation and GibbsDuhemequation 
Inorganic  Atomic structure dual nature of particle, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Schrodinger's wave equation atomic orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s,p,d, orbitals, Aufbau principle, and Pauli's exclusion principle, Hund's law, electronic configuration of elements, the modern periodic table, periodic properties of the elements and their variation in the periodic table, chemical bond Ionic bond, lattice energy, Born Haber cycle, salvation energy, Covalent bond (Fajan's rule) Bond order, energy level diagram, of homonuclear and heteronuclear molecules, Hybridisation and shapes of inorganic molecules and ions, valence shell electron pair repulsion theory and its application, stability of the nucleus, mass defect and nuclear binding energy, radioactivity, nuclear reactionsfusion and fission, carbon dating 
4. Biology Subject
Section: (A)  (1) Plant Diversity (a) Classification (Taxonomy) of plants.
(2) Angiosperms Morphology and Morphological Modifications in roots, stem, leaves, etc. Histology, growth, reproduction, and development (3) Plant Physiology (i) Water RelationsTranspiration, Translocation. 
Section  B Zoology  (1)Animal Diversity (1)Animal Diversity (2) NonChordates(i) Classification of Nonchordate phyla. 
(3) Chordates (i) Classification of chordates and various classes of chordates with characteristic  
(4)Animal Embryology (i) Gametogenesis  
(5) Cell Biology (i) Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells their structure and properties. 
5. Mathematics Subject
Relation and functions  Types of relations: reflexive, symmetric, transitive, and equivalence relations. Equivalence class. Oneone and onto functions, the composite of functions, the inverse of a function, Binary operation 
Algebra  1. Matrices Types of matrices, zero matrices, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and skewsymmetric Matrices. Addition, multiplication & scalar multiplication of matrix. Singular and nonsingular matrix. Invariable matrices. 2. Determinants of a square matrix (up to 3x3 matrix) Properties of determinants, Adjoin and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency and number of solutions 
Calculus  1. Limit of a function Continuity & differentiation, a derivative of composite functions, and differentiation of different types of functions. Chain rule, Roles theorem, and Lagrange mean value theorem, Maclaurins & Taylor's series. L. Hospitals rule, partial differentiation, successive differentiation, Leibnitz theorem, equation of tangent & normal to a given curve, Maxima, minima, increasing and decreasing functions. 3. Order and degree of differential equations. Formation of differential equations whose general solution is given. Solution of differential equations of Ist order & Ist degree. Linear differential equations with constant coefficients Homogeneous differential equations

Coordinate geometry of two dimensions  Equation of the pair of straight inhomogeneous and nonhomogeneous forms. Conditions when homogeneous form. Conditions when non at the homogeneous equation of 2nd degree represent a circle, parabola ellipse, and hyperbola. equation of tangents & normals to the above conics. Common tangents to the two conics, Pair of tangents. Chord of contacts, polar lines to the above conics 
6. Economics Subject
1. Micro Economics  Theory of consumer behaviours and demand analysis Cardinal and ordinal approaches, Indifference curve technique, Theories of production, Laws of returns, returns to scale Production function, Cost and revenue curves, Equilibrium of a firm under different market fonts Perfect competition/Monopoly, Monopolistic competition. 
2. Macro Economics  National Income Concepts, Components, and methods of accounting. Classical and Keynesian theories of employment and income, Consumption and investment function, Inflation, and measures to control inflation, Theories of the trade cycle. 
3. Money and Banking  Concept and function of money, determinants of money supply, The quantity theory of money. Fisher and Cambridge approach, Keynesian, approach, Central and Commercial banks. Functions, Credit creation, and methods .of credit control by a central bank. 
4. Public Finance  Role of the Government in economic activities, Taxation Direct and indirect taxes, Concepts of deficit and Budget of the Union Government of India, Public expenditure Effects and evaluation, Public debts, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy 
5. International Trade and Foreign Exchange:  balance of trade and balance of payments, Foreign exchange rate  Purchasing Power, Parity and Balance of payments theories. International Institutions I.M.F., I.B .R. D., I.D.A ., Asian Development Bank, W.T.O., etc. 
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