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UPSC EXAM QUESTIONS PAPER SOLUTIONS 2022 | General Studies Solution | QUESTION 26 to 30 | PAPER 1

UPSC Civil Services Exam popularly known as the IAS Exam is conducted every year for recruitment to the civil services of India. The syllabus covers multiple topics from various subjects.

General Studies has the single biggest share of marks in the IAS exam.

General Studies Syllabus for Civil Services Exam:

Prelims and Mains are the stages which have General Studies papers. In Prelims, the papers are General Studies Paper I and General Studies paper II.

UPSC Prelims Syllabus:

Syllabus for UPSC CSE Prelims General Studies Paper I:

Current events of national and international importance

History of India and Indian National Movement

Indian and World Geography

Indian Polity and Governance

Economic and Social Development

General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change ( Covers only general awareness of the issues, no subject specialization required)

General Science

Syllabus for UPSC CSE Prelims General Studies Paper II:


Interpersonal skills including communication skills

Logical reasoning and analytical ability

Decision making and problem-solving

General mental ability

Basic numeracy (Class X level)

Numbers and their relations,

Orders of magnitude, etc.

Data interpretation (Class X level)

UPSC Mains Syllabus for General Studies:

General Studies is covered more extensively in the IAS Mains exam. Out of a total of 9 papers, 4 are termed General Studies while the Essay paper is loosely related to General studies as topics are selected from random subjects in this paper.

The following is the paper wise syllabus for General Studies in UPSC CSE Mains:

Syllabus for UPSC CSE Mains General Studies I (Mains Paper II):

Indian Heritage

Indian Culture,

History of the World and Society

Geography of the World and Society.

Syllabus for UPSC CSE Mains General Studies II (Mains Paper III):




Social Justice

International relations

Get topic-wise GS 2 questions of UPSC Mains from the linked article.

Syllabus for UPSC CSE Mains General Studies IV (Mains Paper V):




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