UPSC IAS | IPS | IFS | Revised Prelims Syllabus (Updated 2013)

Paper 1
• Current events of national and international importance
• History of India and Indian National Movement
• Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic
• 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, Bio-Diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialization
• General Science

Paper 2
• 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)
• English language comprehension skills( Class X level)