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IFS PRELIMS SYLLABUS AND EXAM PATTERN

IFS INDIAN FOREIGN SERVICES Prelims syllabus

 IFS Prelims Syllabus of Paper I (200 marks) Duration : 2 hours

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian 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 specialisation General Science

 IFS Prelims Syllabus for Paper II-(200 marks) Duration: 2 hours

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)
  • English Language Comprehension skills (class X level)
  • Note 1: The CSAT aptitude test or Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) examination will be a qualifying paper only with a minimum of 33% to be secured to sit for the Civil Services (Mains) exam.
  • Note 2: The questions in both Paper-I (current affairs) and Paper-II (aptitude test) will be of multiple choice, objective type for 200 marks each and the time allotted for each paper is two hours
  • Note 3: It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelim) examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he or she does not appear in both the papers of the (Prelims) exam.

 IFS Prelims syllabus EXAM PATTERN

 

Paper Subject Medium Questions Marks Duration
Paper I General Studies English & Hindi 100 Qns 200 Marks 2 Hours
Paper II General Ability or Aptitude English & Hindi 80 Qns 200 Marks 2 Hours
Total 180 Qns 400 Marks 4 Hours

PART: A -IFS PRELIMS SYLLABUS

Paper- I: General Knowledge

General Knowledge: – the current event of National & International importance, History of India & Indian national movement, India & world geography, Indian polity & governance, Economic and social development, General Science.

INDIAN AND WORLD GEOGRAPHY

INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE

CURRENT EVENT OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE

GENERAL ISSUES ON ENVIRONMENTAL ECOLOGY, BIO -DIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE

HISTORY OF INDIA AND INDIAN NATIONAL EVENT

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

GENERAL SCIENCE

Paper – II: General Studies

LOGICAL REASONING AND ANALYTICAL ABILITY

COMPREHENSION

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS INCLUDING COMMUNICATION SKILLS

DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

BASIC NUMERACY, DATA INTERPRETATION

GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY

IFS PRELIMS IFS PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN IFS PRELIMS SYLLABUS AND PATTERN 2018 PRELIMS SYLLABUS

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