UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022: Notification Released for Prelims 2022, Know Syllabus and Paper Pattern Here
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UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for UPSC Civil Services Exam and Indian Forest Services Exam 2022 on February 2, 2022. Candidates desirous of registering themselves for the exam can view the notification in detail on the official website of UPSC at Post this, they can also proceed with the registration process by filling the application form on the Commission's website

As per the official notification released by UPSC, the recruitment examination is being held to fill 1012 vacant posts. Out of these 1012 posts, 861 are to be filled for Indian Administrative Services (IAS), while 151 are for the Indian Forest Services (IFS). Thus, candidates aspiring to appear in the exam can apply until February 22, 2022 by 6 pm.

UPSC Civil Services, IFS (Prelims) Exam 2022: Important Dates
  1. Opening of online application window: February 2, 2022.
  2. Application window closing date: February 22, 2022 (upto 6 pm).
  3. UPSC IAS, IFS Prelims Exam date: June 5, 2022.
  4. UPSC IAS, IFS 2022 Main Exam date: September 16, 2022.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022: Syllabus for Prelims

General Studies Paper-I Syllabus:
  1. Indian and World Geography: Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and the World.
  2. Indian Polity and Governance: Political system, Panchayati Raj, Constitution, Rights issues, Public policy etc
  3. Economic and Social development: Sustainable development, Social sector initiatives, Inclusion, Demographics, Poverty etc.
  4. General Issues on Environmental ecology, climate change and biodiversity.
  5. Indian National Movement and Indian History.
  6. Current events of International and National Importance.
General Studies Paper-II Syllabus:
  1. Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  2. General mental ability.
  3. Decision making and problem solving.
  4. Comprehension.
  5. Interpersonal skills and communication skills
  6. Basic numeracy (Order of magnitude, Numbers and their relations- Class X level), Data Interpretation (Graphs, tables, charts, data sufficiency etc- Class X level).
UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern:
Name of the Paper No of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted Nature of Exam
Paper-I: General studies (Objective-type) 100 200 2 hours The score will be considered for Cut-off
Paper -II: General studies-II (CSAT)(Objective-Type) 80 200 2 hours Qualifying Nature- Candidates will have to score 33% to qualify CSAT.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022: Selection process

The selection process for filling the aforesaid posts encompasses 3 rounds, namely, Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Interview round. Detailed description about the same is provided below.
  • Candidates who qualify the preliminary examination will be eligible to appear for the Mains Exam. After cracking the Mains exam, they will have to face the interview round/personality test round. A competent and unbiased board interviews the candidate.
  • The candidate's social traits and his/her awareness about current affairs are assessed during the interview round. The board's objective is to analyze the personal aptness of the candidate.
  • The medium of instruction for the interview round is quite flexible for the candidates, as translators will be present in the interview round. Hence, candidates have the liberty to give the interview in their preferred language.