UPSC CDS Syllabus


The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.


ENGLISH (Code No. 01) 

the question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.


General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.


Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. 

Elementary Number Theory—Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorization Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm. Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.


Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear in equations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.


Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90° Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances. 


Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruence of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normal, (ix) Loci. 


Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres. 


Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

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Civil Services Selection Process-UPSC Recruitment Procedure.


Civil Services Selection Process Given Below

Civil Services Selection Process will consist of two successive stages (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination

(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts noted above.

Prelimnary Examination

Applications are invited First for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination only. The Candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination will have to apply online again and submit on-line Detailed Application Form-I [DAF-I] along with scanned documents/certificates in support of date of birth, category {viz. SC/ST/ OBC(without OBC Annexure) /EWS [Economically Weaker Sections] (without EWS Annexure) /PwBD / Ex-Serviceman} and educational qualification with required Examination Fee.

The candidates who are declared to have qualified Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to mandatorily indicate order of preferences only for those services participating in the Civil Services Examination for the year, for which he is interested to be allocated to, in the on-line Detailed Application Form-II [DAF-II], before the commencement of Personality Tests (Interviews) of the examination.

Further, the candidates who wish to indicate IAS/IPS as their Service preference are advised to indicate all the Zones and Cadres in the order of preference in their on-line DAF-II as per the extant Cadre Allocation Policy applicable for the Civil Services Examination, 2019. With this DAF-II, a candidate will also be required to upload documents/certificates for higher education, achievements in different fields, service experience, OBC Annexure (for OBC category only), EWS Annexure [for EWS Category only], etc.

Objective types Papers

The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects set out in sub-section (A) of Section II.

This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year through this examination.

Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary Examination in the year will be eligible for admission to the Main Examination of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission, to the Main Examination.

Note I : The Commission will draw a list of candidates to be qualified for Civil Services (Main) Examination based on the criterion of minimum qualifying marks of 33% in General Studies Paper-II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination and total qualifying marks of General Studies Paper-I of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination as may be determined by the Commission.

Note II : There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions except some of the questions where the negative marking will be inbuilt in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not so appropriate answer for such questions

(i) There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.

(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

The Main Examination will consist of written examination and an interview test.

The written examination will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type in the subjects set out in sub-section (B) of Section II out of which two papers will be of qualifying in nature. Also see Note (ii) under Para I of Section II (B) Marks obtained for all the compulsory papers (Paper-I to Paper-VII) and Marks obtained in Interview for Personality Test will be counted for ranking. 4.1 Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written part of the Main Examination as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, shall be summoned by them for an interview for a Personality Test, vide sub-section ‘C’ of Section II.

Interview test

The number of candidates to be summoned for interview will be about twice of the number of vacancies to be filled. The interview will carry 275 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks). 4.2 Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written part as well as interview) would determine their final ranking.

Final Selection

in Civil Services Selection Process Candidates will be allotted to the various Services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and the preferences expressed by them for the various Services and posts

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UPSC Civil Services IAS IPS IFS Recruitment 2019


Are You Searching Jobs in UPSC civil Services IAS IPS and IFS ? Than This is the Right Place to Apply Online for Prelims Exam of UPSC.

Union Public Service Commission has Published the Notification Via Advertisement No 04/2019-CSP for the Recruitment of IAS IPS and IFA Officer Pre. Exam 2019 for Permanant Basis.

Those Candidates who are Intrested And Meet All Eligibility Criteria can Read Full Notification and Apply Online.

Name Of The Post : UPSC Civil Services IAP IPS IFS Recruitment 2019

Date Of The Post : 19/02/2019

Total Vacancies : 896





Application Fees

Application Fees for General : 100/-

For SC/ST/Female and PWBD : Nill

Payment Mode : Deposoting the Money In any Branch of SBI by Cash /Net banking /Online payment/Credit Card / Debit Card.

Important Dates

Start Date of Online Application is 19/02/2019

End Date of Online Application is 18/03/2019

End date of payment of Application Fee by cash is 17/03/2019

End date of Payment of APplication fee by Online is 18/03/2019

Date of prelims Civil Services : 02/06/2019

Age Limits as On 01/08/2019

Minimum Age Requirement is 18 years

Maximum Age Requirement is 32 Years

Age Relaxation Applicable as per Government Rule for Different Category.

Aducational Qualification

All Candidates Should have Possessed Any Degree for Any Recognised University.

Vacancies Details
Post Name Total Vacancies
Civil Services prelims Exam 896

Intrested Candidates Can Read Full Notification Before Apply Online

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UPSC Jobs Online Form 2019


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has Published notification for the recruitment of Air Safety Officer and Director & Other vacancies on contract basis. The Candidates meet All Requirement Criterai and Elligiblity can Apply online.

Post Name : UPSC various Jobs Vacancies 2019

Post Date  :  23/11/2018

Total Vacancies : 60





Important Date 

Last date of Apply 13/12/2018

Last Date of Download Application Form :14/12/2018

 Applicable Fees

For General Category 25/-

For Others Nil 

Payment Mode: Credit/Debit Card /Netbanking/SBI

Vacancy Detais
No Post Name  Total Qualification Age Limit
01 Air Safety Officer 16 Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from a
recognised University
35 Years
02 Assistant Direcator 37 Degree in Engineering/BSC/Master Degree in Relative Field 40 Years
03 Deputy Director 01 Degree in Mechnical Engineering ( 5 Years Experience ) 43 Years
04  Scientist B Chemist 06 M.Sc chemisty ( 3 Years Experience ) 35 Years
Intrested Candidate should read Full Notification Before Making Application
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Every Candidates Have to Apply Online till 13/12/2018. Every applicants are requested to fill details correct any wrong information may Lead to cancellation of Application. Shortlisted candidats have to Bring Print Out of Application Form For Personal Interview. Last Date of Application Print Download is 14/12/2018