UPPSC GIC 2022: Pre & Mains Syllabus (All Subjects)

By Komal|Updated : May 24th, 2021

In this article, we should read related to the Syllabus of UPPSC GIC Lecturer (Male/Female) Government Inter College, Examination.

It includes the Male branch and the Female branch respectively. The Male Branch has 15 Subjects & the Female Branch has  16 Subjects.

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


1. English Subject


Section 'A' 
Authors and worksGeoffrey 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
  • Renaissance,
  • * Reformation,
  • * Metaphysical Poetry,
  • * Classicism
  • * Romanticism,
  • * The Pre-Raphaelites,
  • * Modern Literature
  • * Major stanza Forms
  • * Sonnet
  • * Ballad
  • * Mock Epic
  • * Elegy
  • * Aristotle, Dryden, Dr. Johnson, S.T. Coleridge Wordsworth, Matthew Arlold, T.S. Eliot
Section 'B' LanguageA 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
* One-word substitution
* Figure of speeches
* Prefixes & Suffixes

2. Physics Subject


Vector algebra: scalar and vector products, vector identities, the background of vector calculus, the concept of line, surface and volume integrals, physical
meaning of gradient, divergence and curl, Gauss and Stoke's theorems.

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 mass-energy 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, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke's Law, moduli of elasticity and interrelation between them Poisson's ratio, elastic energy


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, Rayleigh-Jeans law, Planck's law, solar constant. Production of low temperatures by adiabatic demagnetization

WAVES AND OSCILLATIONSOscillation, 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

Cardinal points of a coaxial system, simple problems on the combination of thin lenses eyepiece- Ramsden and Huygens eyepieces.
Huygen's principle, conditions for sustained interference Young double-slit experiment division of amplitude and wavefront, Fresnel biprism, Newton's rings, Michelson interferometer, diffraction by a straight edge, single, double and multiple slits. Rayleigh's criterion, resolving power of optical instruments.

Polarization, production and detection of polarized light (linear circular and elliptical) Brewster's law, Huygen's theory of double refraction, optical rotation, polarimeters. Temporal and spatial coherence, stimulated emission, basic ideas about laser emission, Ruby and He-Ne lasers

3. Chemistry Subject

Physical chemistryGaseous-state:- 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 with-vander waals constants.
Liquid statesurface Tension, the effect of temperature on surface tension, viscosity, the effect of temperature and pressure on viscosity
Solid Statesymmetry in crystal systems, Miller inclines close packing, coordination number, the structure of NaCl and CaF2, crystal-defects
Thermodynamicsfirst 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 Gibbs-Duhemequation
InorganicAtomic 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
reactions-fusion and fission, carbon dating

4. Biology Subject

Section:- (A)

(1) Plant Diversity

(a) Classification (Taxonomy) of plants.
(b) Study of habits and habitats, Structure and reproduction of the following-
(ii) Bryophyta
(iii) Pteridophyta
(iv) Gymnosperms
(v) Angiosperm with the following families- Cruciferae, Compositae, Malvaceae, Liliaceae, and Solanaceae


(2) Angiosperms- Morphology and Morphological Modifications in roots, stem, leaves, etc. Histology, growth, reproduction, and development

(3) Plant Physiology-

(i) Water Relations-Transpiration, Translocation.
(ii) Photosynthesis.
(iii) Respiration and metabolism.
(iv) Plant Nutrition (Nutrients, Nitrogen fixation).
(v) Plant growth regulators (Phytohormones).
(vi) Flowering and Stress Physiology
(vii) Plant growth and movements

Section - B Zoology

(1)Animal Diversity

(1)Animal Diversity-
(i)Animal Taxonomy with characteristic features

(2) Non-Chordates-(i) Classification of Non-chordate phyla.
(ii) Morphology, Anatomy, Nutrition, Respiration, and reproduction of the following Nonchordates- Cockroach, and Starfish.
(iii) Parasitic protozoa
(iv) Parasitic adaptation in Helminths.
(v) Economic importance of insects

(3) Chordates-

(i) Classification of chordates and various classes of chordates with characteristic
features and examples.
(ii)Aquatic adaptation in fishes.
(iii) Origin and evolution of terrestrial chordates.
(iv) Flying adaptations in birds.
(v)Phylogeny of Prototheria, Metatheria and Eutheria


(4)Animal Embryology-

(i) Gametogenesis
(ii) Fertilization in lower and higher animals.
(iii) Types of Eggs and cleavage.
(iv) Organogenesis.
(v) Development of Frog and Metamorphosis.
(vi) Foetal membranes in Birds.
(vii) Placenta in mammals. Regeneration.
(viii) Human reproduction and reproductive physiology


(5) Cell Biology

(i) Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells- their structure and properties.
(ii) Cell division (mitosis and meiosis).
(iii) Structure and functions of various cell organelles.
(iv) Chromosome structure and their behaviour during cell division.
(v) Nucleic acids-Molecular structure of DNA and RNA. DNA's genetic material DNA replication and repair.
(vi) Genetic: code central dogma, protein synthesis, and Gene expression.

 5. Mathematics Subject

Relation and functionsTypes of relations: reflexive, symmetric, transitive, and equivalence relations. Equivalence class. One-one and onto functions, the composite of
functions, the inverse of a function, Binary operation

1. Matrices Types of matrices, zero matrices, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and skew-symmetric Matrices. Addition, multiplication & scalar multiplication of matrix. Singular and non-singular 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
of the system of linear equations by examples. Solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solutions). 
Theory of equations of degree greater than or equal to two. Arithmetical, Geometrical, and Harmonic progressions. Permutations and combinations, Bionomical theorem. Sum of exponential and logarithmic series. Probability Multiplication theorem on probability, Conditional probability, and independent events. Total probability. Bayes's theorem distribution.


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.
2. Various methods of integration definite integration as a limit of a sum, Basic properties of definite integrals & evaluation of definite integrals. Application in finding
the area under simple curves of spheres, cones & cylinders. 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.

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 dimensionsEquation of the pair of straight inhomogeneous and non-homogeneous 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 EconomicsTheory 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 EconomicsNational 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 BankingConcept 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 FinanceRole 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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  • UPPSC GIC exam consists of two stages:-


    2. Mains.

  • UPPSC GIC Prelims exam will be 300 marks.

  • The UPPSC GIC Prelims exam time duration will be of 2 hours.

  • The UPPSC GIC Mains Mains exam time duration will be of 5 hours.

  • The UPPSC GIC Mains exam consists of two papers. It is 400 marks.

    First Paper is of Hindi Language that consists of parts A & B. This paper is of 100 marks.

    The time duration of the first paper is 2 hours. The second Paper is of 300 marks and its time duration is 3 hours (Optional Subject) that candidates selected.

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