UPSC Optional Papers Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination History Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of History. UPSC CSE Mains History SyllabusPaper – I Sources: Archaeological sources:Exploration, excavation, epigraphy, numismatics, monuments Literary sources: Indigenous: Primary and secondary; poetry, scientific literature, literature, literature in regional languages, religious literature. Foreign accounts: Greek, Chinese and Arab writers. Pre-history and Proto-history: Geographical factors; hunting and gathering (paleolithic and mesolithic); Beginning of ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Geology Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Geology. UPSC CSE Mains Geology Syllabus Paper – I General Geology: The Solar System, Meteorites, Origin and interior of the earth and age of earth; Volcanoes- causes and products, Volcanic belts; Earthquakes-causes, effects, Seismic zones of India; Island arcs, trenches and mid-ocean ridges; Continental drifts; Seafloor spreading, Plate tectonics; ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Electrical Engineering Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Electrical Engineering. UPSC CSE Electrical Engineering Syllabus Paper – I Circuit Theory: Circuit components; network graphs; KCL, KVL; circuit analysis methods: nodal analysis, mesh analysis; basic network theorems and applications; transient analysis: RL, RC and RLC circuits; sinusoidal steady state analysis; resonant circuits; coupled circuits; balanced 3-phase circuits; Two-port ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Economics Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Economics. UPSC CSE Mains Economics Syllabus Paper – I Advanced Micro Economics:(a) Marshallian and Walrasiam Approaches to Price determination.(b) Alternative Distribution Theories: Ricardo, Kaldor, Kaleeki(c) Markets Structure: Monopolistic Competition, Duopoly, Oligopoly.(d) Modern Welfare Criteria: Pareto Hicks & Scitovsky, Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem, A.K. Sen’s Social Welfare Function.2. Advanced Macro ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Commerce and Accountancy Syllabus

Paper – I: Accounting and Finance Accounting, Taxation & Auditing 1. Financial Accounting:Accounting as a Financial Information System; Impact of Behavioural Sciences. Ac-counting Standards e.g., Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Research and Development Costs, Long-term Construction Contracts, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Contingencies, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments and Government Grants, Cash Flow Statement, Earnings Per Share. Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Civil Engineering Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Civil Engineering. UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Syllabus Paper – I Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis:1.1 Engineering Mechanics:Units and Dimensions, SI Units, Vectors, Concept of Force, Concept of particle and rigid body. Concurrent, Non Concurrent and parallel forces in a plane, moment of force, free body ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Chemistry Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Chemistry. UPSC CSE Mains Chemistry Syllabus Paper – I Atomic Structure:Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, Schrodinger wave equation (time independent); Interpretation of wave function, particle in one-dimensional box, quantum numbers, hydrogen atom wave functions; Shapes of s, p and d orbitals.2. Chemical Bonding:Ionic bond, characteristics of ionic compounds, lattice energy, ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Botany Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Botany. Paper – I Microbiology and Plant Pathology: Structure and reproduction/multiplication of viruses, viroids, bacteria, fungi and mycoplasma; Applications of microbiology in agriculture, industry, medicine and in control of soil and water pollution; Prion and Prion hypothesis. Important crop diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, mycoplasma, fungi and nematodes; Modes ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Anthropology Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Anthropology.  Paper I (1) Meaning and scope Anthropology Relationship with other disciplines: History, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Life Science, Medical Science. Main branches of Anthropology, their scope and relevance Social-cultural Anthropology Physical and biological Anthropology Archaeological Anthropology Human Evolution and emergence of Man: Organic Evolution: Theories of evolution ..

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UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination Syllabus of Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science for Civil Services Mains Examination Paper I Animal Nutrition: Energy sources, energy, metabolism and requirements for maintenance and production of milk, meat, eggs and wool. Evaluation of feeds as sources of Trends in protein nutrition: sources of protein metabolism and synthesis, protein quantity and quality in ..

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