Friday, 8 July 2011


Civil Services (Mains) examination
The Main Examination will consist of a written examination and a subsequent interview.
The written examination will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type model. The range of questions may vary from just two marks to thirty marks, twenty words to 600 words answers.
General studies Paper I: 300
Paper II: 300
English language Single paper 300 (Matric level) only Eligibility in nature
Indian language single paper 300 (Matric level) only Eligibility in nature
Essay single paper 200
Optional Subject I Paper I 300
Optional Subject I Paper II 300
Optional Subject II Paper I 300
Optional Subject II Paper II 300
Total marks 2000

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 or a Personality Test.

1 comment:

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