UPSC SYLLABUS FOR PAPER II
DURATION: TWO HOURS (NOT COUNTED FOR THE MERIT RANK IN PRELIMS BUT A QUALIFYING PAPER; JUST NEEDS 33% MARKS)
- 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)
Note 1: To step on the next stage of IAS exam after prelims, candidates need to qualify the prelims stage.
Note 2: Click to enroll for UPSC Prelims test series 2019 to understand the exam pattern and probable questions.