UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern, of General Studies and Optional Subjects

UP PCS Syllabud for 2019

We are going to share UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern, of General Studies and Optional Subjects, Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission has released the notification for the recruitment officers in various UP Government offices and ministry. We will talk about, UP PCS Hindi Syllabus, UP PCS Prelims Syllabus, Mains Syllabus, UP PCS General Studies Syllabus, Optional Subject Syllabus, and Essay syllabus. You will be able to understand the UPPSC Pre Exam Pattern and Mains Exam pattern. If you read the full article you will able to understand the selection process of UP PCS as well.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern, of General Studies and Optional Subjects
UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern, of General Studies and Optional Subjects

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern, of General Studies and Optional Subjects:-

UP government start recruiting PCS officer for 2019, This advertisement is also available on the Commission’s website http://uppsc.up.nic.in. The online application system is applicable for applying against this advertisement. Applications sent by any other mode shall not be entertained hence candidates are advised to apply On-line only. In connection with On-line application, candidates are advised to go through the instructions thoroughly given as under and apply accordingly:-

UPPSC PCS Selection Process:-

The competitive examination for the Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (General Recruitment / Special Recruitment) Examination, 2019 and Assistant Conservator of Forest / Range Forest Officer Services Examination, 2019 comprise three successive stages viz:-

  1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choices).
  2. Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination).
  3. Viva- Voce (Personality Test).

Let’s Discuss UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern

UP PCS Pre Exam Pattern:-

SubjectsQuestionsMarksduration
General Studies-I1502002 Hr
General Studies-II1002002 Hr
Total2504004 Hr

UP PCS Pre Syllabus 2019:-

Syllabus For General Studies-I
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • India and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
  • General Science

Current events of national and international Importance:- On Current Events of National and International Importance, candidates will be expected to have knowledge about them

History of India & Indian National Movement:- In History emphasis should be on broad understanding social, economic and political aspects of Indian History. In the Indian National Movement, the candidates are expected to have a synoptic view of nature and character of the freedom movement, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence.

India and World Geography:- Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World: In World Geography only general understanding of the subject will be expected. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social & Economic Geography of India.

Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc:- In Indian Polity, Economic and Culture, questions will test knowledge of the country’s political system including Panchayati Raj and Community Development, broad features of Economic policy in India and Indian Culture.

Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc:- The candidates will be tested with respect to problems and relationship between Population, Environment and Urbanisation. General Issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization, General awareness of the subject is expected from candidates.

General Science:- Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of Science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person, who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

Note:- Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.

Syllabus For General Studies-II
  • Comprehension.
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision making and problem-solving.
  • General mental ability
  • ElementaryMathematicsuptoClassXlevel-Arithmetic,Algebra,GeometryandStatistics.
  • General English up to Class X level.
  • General Hindi up to Class X level.

1. Arithmetic:- Number systems: Natural Numbers, Integers, Rational and Irrational numbers, Real numbers, Divisors of an Integer, prime integers, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of integers and their Interrelationship. Average, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interests (vii) Work and Time Speed, Time and Distance.

2. Algebra:- Factors of polynomials, L.C.M. and H.C.F. of polynomials and their Interrelationship, Remainder theorem, simultaneous linear equations, quadratic equations. (ii) Set Theory:- Set, null set, subsets and proper subsets of a set, operations (Union, Intersections, difference, symmetric difference) between sets, Venn diagram.

3. Geometry:- Constructions and theorems regarding triangle, rectangle, square, trapezium and circles, their perimeter and area. (ii) Volume and surface area of the sphere, right circular cylinder, right circular Cone and Cube.

4. Statistics:- Collection of data, Classification of data, frequency, frequency distribution, tabulation, cumulative frequency. Representation of data – Bar diagram, Pie chart, histogram, frequency polygon, cumulative frequency curves (ogives), Measures of Central tendency: Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern

General English up to Class X Level:-

  1. Comprehension
  2. Active Voice and Passive Voice
  3. Parts of Speech
  4. Transformation of Sentences
  5. Direct and Indirect Speech
  6. Punctuation and Spellings
  7. Words meanings
  8. Vocabulary & Usage
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Fill in the Blanks

UPPSC PCS Mains Exam Pattern:-

PapersSubjectsMarksDuration
Compulsory PapersGeneral Hindi1503 Hr
Essay1503 Hr
General Studies-I2003 Hr
General Studies-II2003 Hr
General Studies-III2003 Hr
General Studies-IV2003 Hr
Optional PapersPaper-I2003 Hr
Paper-II2003 Hr

UP PCS Mains Syllabus:-

(UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019) Hindi Syllabus:-
  • दिए गए गद्य खंड का अवबोध एवं प्रश्न उत्तर
  • संक्षेपण
  • सरकारी एवं अर्ध सरकारी पत्र लेखन, तार लेखन, कार्यालय आदेश अधिसूचना परिपत्र
  • शब्द ज्ञान एवं प्रयोग
  • उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय प्रयोग
  • विलोम शब्द.
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द
  • वर्तनी एवं वाक्य शुद्धि
  • लोकोक्तियां एवं मुहावरे
(UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2019 )Essay Syllabus:-

There will be three sections in the question paper of the Essay. Candidates will have to select one topic from each section and they are required to write an essay in 700 words on each topic. In the three sections, topics of essay will be based on the following sphere:-

Section A:- (1) Literature and Culture. (2) Social sphere. (3) Political sphere.

Section B:- (1) Science, Environment and Technology. (2) Economic Sphere (3) Agriculture, Industry and Trade.

Section C:- (1) National and International Events. (2) Natural Calamities, Land slide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought etc. (3) National Development programmes and projects.

UPPSC Mains General Studies-I Syllabus:-

1- History of Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
2- Modern Indian history (from A.D.1757 to A.D. 1947): Significant events, personalities and issues, etc.
3- The Freedom Struggle- its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
4- Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country (till 1965A.D.). the 5- History of the world will include events from 18 century to middle of the 20 century such as French revolution of 1789, the industrial revolution, World Wars, redraw of national boundaries, Socialism, Nazism, Fascism etc-their forms and effect on the society.
6- Salient features of Indian Society and culture.
7- Role of Women in society and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
8- Meaning of liberalization, privatization and globalization and their effects on the economy, polity and social structure.
9- Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
10- Distribution of major natural resources of World- Water, Soils, Forests in reference to South and South-East Asia with special reference to India. Factors responsible for the location of industries (with special reference to India).
11- Salient features of Physical Geography- Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, Cyclone, Ocean Currents, winds and glaciers.
12- Oceanic resources of India and their potential.
13- Human migration-refugee problem of the World with a focus on India.
14- Frontiers and boundaries with reference to Indian sub-continent.
15- Population and Settlements- Types and Patterns, Urbanization, Smart Cities and Smart Villages.

16- Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh – History, Culture, Art, Architecture, Festival, Folk-Dance, Literature, Regional Languages, Heritage, Social Customs and Tourism.
17- Specific knowledge of U.P.- Geography- Human and Natural Resources, Climate, Soils, Forest, Wild-Life, Mines and Minerals, Sources of Irrigation

UPPSC Mains General Studies-II Syllabus:-

1-Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure, Role of Supreme Court in the evolution of basic provisions of Constitution.
2- Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States: issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
3- Role of Finance Commission in Centre-State financial relations.
4- Separation of powers, dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Emergence and use of alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.
5- Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other major democratic countries.
6- Parliament and State legislatures- structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers and privileges and concerned issues.
7- Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary: Ministries and Departments of the Government, Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
8- Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
9- Appointment to various Constitutional posts, Powers, functions and their responsibilities.
10- Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies including NITI Aayog, their features and functioning.
11- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design, implementation and Information Communication Technology (ICT).
12- Development processes- the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
13- Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes, mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
14- Issues relating to the development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
15- Issues relating to poverty and hunger, their implication on the body politic.
16- Important aspects of governance. Transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential, citizens, charters and institutional measures.
17- Role of Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends.
18- India and its relationship with neighbouring countries.
19- Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interest.
20- Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests- Indian diaspora.
21- Important International Institutions, Agencies their structure, mandate and functioning.
22- Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial System.
23- Current affairs and events of Regional, State, National and International importance.

UPPSC Mains General Studies-III Syllabus:-

1- Economic planning in India, objectives and achievements. Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
2- Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth.
3- Components of Government Budgets and Financial System.
4- Major Crops, Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce, e-technology in the aid of farmers.
5- Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices, Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping, issues of buffer stocks and food security, Technology missions in agriculture.
6- Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
7- Land reforms in India since independence.
8- Effects of liberalization and globalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
9- Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
10- Science and Technology-developments and applications in everyday life and in National Security, India’s Science and Technology Policy.
11- Achievements of Indians in science & technology, indigenization of technology. Developments of New technologies, transfer of technology, dual and critical use technologies.
12- Awareness in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Space Technology, Computers, Energy resources, nanotechnology, microbiology, biotechnology. Issues relating to intellectual property rights (IPR), and digital rights.
13- Environmental security and Ecosystems, Conservation of Wildlife, Biodiversity, Environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment,
14- Disaster as a Non-traditional security and safety challenge, disaster mitigation and management.
15- Challenges of International Security: Issues of Nuclear proliferation, Causes and spread of extremism, Communication networks, the role of media and social networking, Basics of cybersecurity, money laundering and human trafficking.
16- India’s internal security challenges: Terrorism, corruption, insurgency and organized crimes.
17- Role, kind and mandate of security forces, Higher defence organizations in India
18- Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh Economy:- Overview of UP Economy: State Budgets. Importance of Agriculture, Industry, Infrastructure and physical resources. Human Resources and Skill development. Government Programmes and Welfare Schemes.
19- Issues in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry.
20- Law and Order and Civil Defence with special reference to U.P.

UPPSC Mains General Studies-IV Syllabus:-
  1. Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human action, dimensions of ethics, ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values-lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators, the role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  2. Attitude: Content, structure, function, its influence and relation with thought and behaviour, moral and political attitudes, social influence and persuasion.
  3. Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public services, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
  4. Emotional Intelligence- concept and dimensions, its utility and application in administration and governance.
  5. Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.
  6. Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration: status and problems, ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions, laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance, accountability and ethical governance, strengthening of moral values in governance, ethical issues in international relations and funding, corporate governance.
  7. Probity in Governance: the concept of public service, the philosophical basis of governance and probity, information sharing and transparency in government. Right to Information, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, citizen’s charter, work culture, quality of service delivery, utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  8. Case studies on the above issues.

LIST OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS ARE AS BELOW-

AgricultureBotanyZoologyLawChemistry
Animal HusbandryMechanical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringEnglish Lit.Physics & Veterinary Science
MathematicsStatisticsHindi Lit.Urdu Lit.Economics
GeographyManagementSanskrit Lit.Political Science and International RelationsSociology
Commerce & AccountancyPhilosophyHistoryPublic AdministrationGeology
AnthropologyMedical SciencePsychologyCivil Engineering

Viva- Voce (Personality Test/Interview) 100 Marks:-

The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality and general suitability for the service.

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