GS Paper I - Marks of this paper are counted for your qualification for Main Exam.

Marks 200

Time 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, Biodiversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation

  • General Science


GS Paper II - This is a Qualiyfing paper. At least score 66 marks to pass this paper.

Marks 200

Time 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)