UPSC Mains Exam Date 2016-17 & Last Date to Application

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UPSC Mains Exam Date 2016

 

UPSC Mains Exam Dates 2016-17

The details about UPSC Mains Exam date are given below:

S.No. Exam NAME DATE OF Notification (Wed) Last Date to Apply (Friday) UPSC EXAM DATE DURATION
01 ENGINEERING SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2017 28.09.2016 21.10.2016 08.01.2017 (SUNDAY) 01 DAY
02 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM 22.01.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
03 C.D.S. EXAM. (I), 2017 09.11.2016 02.12.2016 05.02.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
04 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/ EXAM Tentatively reserved for APFC-EPFO 26.02.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
05 CISF AC (EXE) LDCE -2017 07.12.2016 30.12.2016 05.03.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
05 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/ EXAM 19.03.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
07 N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM. (I), 2017 18.01.2017 10.02.2017 23.04.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
08 I.E.S./I.S.S. EXAM., 2017 08.02.2017 03.03.2017 12.5.2017 (FRIDAY)) 3 DAYS
09 COMBINED GEO SCIENTIST AND GEOLOGISTS’ EXAM., 2017 08.02.2017 03.03.2017 12.5.2017 (FRIDAY) 3 DAYS
10 ENGINEERING SERVICES (Main) EXAMINATION, 2017 14.5.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
11 CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2017 22.02.2017 17.03.2017 18.06.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
12 INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (PRE) EXAM. 2017 through CS (P) Exam. 2017
13 CENTRAL              ARMED POLICE FORCES (ACs) EXAM., 2017 12.04.2017 05.05.2017 23.07.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
14 COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAM, 2017 26.04.2017 19.05.2017 13.08.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
15 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM 27.08.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
16 N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(II), 2017 07.06.2017 30.06.2017 10.09.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
17 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM 10.09.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
18 CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAM, 2017 28.10.2017 (SATURDAY) 5 DAYS
19 C.D.S. EXAM.(II), 2017 09.08.2017 08.09.2017 19.11.2017 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
20 RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM 26.11.2017 (SUNDAY) 01 DAY
21 INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN) EXAM. 2017 03.12.2017 (SUNDAY) 10 DAYS
22 S.O./STENO (GD-B/ GD-I) LTD. DEPT. COMPETITIVE EXAM 2017 (WRITTEN)  13.09.2017  06.10.2017 16.12.2017 (SATURDAY) 2 DAYS

 

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UPSC Mains Geography Previous Question Papers – Last 5 years

Download UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Geography Question Papers 2009 to 2016. Get UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers for UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Paper Preparation. Practicing on previous question papers is one of the significant step in civil services exam preparation. Hence SuperProfs has taken this initiative to provide previous years question papers to keep all the IAS aspirants gearing up for civil services exam 2017 updated, as this will give an idea about the IAS Optional Subject Geography Question Paper pattern. We keep adding the latest UPSC civil service exams question papers as it will serve as sample papers to the IAS aspirants. So, check our website frequently as we will be adding newer question papers so that UPSC aspirants stay updated.

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This page contains links for free download of previous years UPSC Civil Services Mains Optional Subject Geography Exam Question Papers (IAS/IPS) from 2009 to 2016.

Optional Subject Geography Question Papers

UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Geography Question Papers from 2009 to 2016

2009 Geography

Question Paper I

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2010 Geography

Question Paper I

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2011 Geography

Question Paper I

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2012 Geography

Question Paper I

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2013 Geography

Question Paper I

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2014 Geography

Question Paper I

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2015 Geography

Question Paper I

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2016 Geography

Question Paper I

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 List of Optional Subjects for Civil Services Main Exam

 

Agriculture Management
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Mathematics
Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
Botany Medical Science
Chemistry Philosophy
Civil Engineering Physics
Commerce & Accountancy Political Science & International Relations
Economics Psychology
Electrical Engineering Public Administration
Geography Sociology
Geology Statistics
Indian History Zoology
Law

 

CIVIL SERVICES MAINS GEOGRAPHY EXAM SYLLABUS 2017: There are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In UPSC mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. Geography is one of the interesting optional in the UPSC civil services exam. Irrespective of the academic background anyone can attempt for mains Geography exam. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each Geography paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each sociology mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed syllabus of UPSC Geography mains exam.

IAS Mains Optional Subject History Question Papers 2009 to 2016

Download UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject History Question Papers 2009 to 2016. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Indian History Syllabus & Topics for 2017. Get UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers for UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Paper Preparation. Practicing on previous question papers is one of the significant step in civil services exam preparation. Hence SuperProfs has taken this initiative to provide previous years question papers to keep all the IAS aspirants gearing up for civil services exam 2017 updated, as this will give an idea about the IAS Optional Subject History Question Paper pattern. We keep adding the latest UPSC civil service exams question papers as it will serve as sample papers to the IAS aspirants. So, check our website frequently as we will be adding newer question papers so that UPSC aspirants stay updated.

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This page contains links for free download of previous years UPSC Civil Services Mains Optional Subject History Exam Question Papers (IAS/IPS) from 2009 to 2016.

UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject History Question Papers from 2009 to 2016

UPSC Mains Indian History Question Papers

2009 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2010 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2011 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2012 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2013 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2014 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2015 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2016 History

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

List of Optional Subjects for Civil Services Main Exam

Agriculture Management
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Mathematics
Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
Botany Medical Science
Chemistry Philosophy
Civil Engineering Physics
Commerce & Accountancy Political Science & International Relations
Economics Psychology
Electrical Engineering Public Administration
Geography Sociology
Geology Statistics
Indian History Zoology
Law

Following are the List of UPSC MAINS OPTIONAL SUBJECTS with full syllabus which are applicable for UPSC Mains 2017 Exams.

 

UPSC Mains Optional Subject Political Science Question Papers from 2009 to 2016

Download UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Political Science Question Papers 2009 to 2016. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Indian Political Science & International Relations Syllabus & Topics for 2017. Get UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers for UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Paper Preparation. Practicing on previous question papers is one of the significant step in civil services exam preparation. Hence SuperProfs has taken this initiative to provide previous years question papers to keep all the IAS aspirants gearing up for civil services exam 2017 updated, as this will give an idea about the IAS Optional Subject Political Science & International Relations Question Paper pattern. We keep adding the latest UPSC civil service exams question papers as it will serve as sample papers to the IAS aspirants. So, check our website frequently as we will be adding newer question papers so that UPSC aspirants stay updated.

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This page contains links for free download of previous years UPSC Civil Services Mains Optional Subject Political Science Exam Question Papers (IAS/IPS) from 2009 to 2016.

UPSC IAS Mains Optional Subject Political Science Question Papers from 2009 to 2016

Mains Optional Subject Political Science Question Papers

Free Download UPSC Mains Political Science 2009 Question Papers

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2010 Political Science

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2011 Political Science

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2012 Political Science

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2013 Political Science & IR

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2014 Political Science & IR

Question Paper I

Question Paper 2

2015 Political Science & IR

Question Paper I

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Free Download UPSC Mains Political Science & IR Optional Question paper 2016

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List of Optional Subjects for Civil Services Main Exam

Agriculture Management
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Mathematics
Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
Botany Medical Science
Chemistry Philosophy
Civil Engineering Physics
Commerce & Accountancy Political Science & International Relations
Economics Psychology
Electrical Engineering Public Administration
Geography Sociology
Geology Statistics
Indian History Zoology
Law

Following are the List of UPSC MAINS OPTIONAL SUBJECTS with full syllabus which are applicable for UPSC Mains 2016 & 2017 Exams.

IAS MAINS Indian Language Paper Maithili Syllabus 2017

UPSC IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MAITHILI EXAM SYLLABUS. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Indian Language Paper List.  Also, read UPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2017. Get CIVIL SERVICES MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MAITHILI  SYLLABUS details. Get UPSC IAS/Civil Services MAINS Syllabus, Paper structure & Applicable Topics covered in UPSC MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MAITHILI EXAM Syllabus. IAS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MAITHILI MAINS SYLLABUS 2017: In IAS mains exam there are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In UPSC mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. Maithili is one of the optional in the IAS main exam. You can opt for the Maithili language as an optional subject if you have graduated in the literature of Maithili language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Maithili literature. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each Maithili paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Maithili mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed syllabus of IAS Maithili mains exam.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE – UPSC MAITHILI SYLLABUS Paper-I SYLLABUSUPSC Maithili Syllabus

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History of UPSC Maithili Language and its Literature
(Answer to be written in Maithili)

Part-A
History of Maithili Language

  1. Place of Maithili in Indo-European language family.
  2. Origin and development of Maithili language. (Sanskrit, Prakrit, Avhatt, Maithili)
  3. Periodic division of Maithili Language. (Beginning, Middle era, Modern era)
  4. Maithili and its different dialects.
  5. Relationship between Maithili and other Eastern languages (Bengali, Assamese, Oriya).
  6. Origin and development of Tirhuta Script.
  7. Pronouns and Verbs in Maithili Language.

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Part-B
History of Maithili Literature

  1. Background of Maithili Literature (Religious, economic, social, cultural).
  2. Periodic division of Maithili literature.
  3. Pre-Vidyapati Literature.
  4. Vidyapati and his tradition.
  5. Medieval Maithili Drama (Kirtaniya Natak, Ankai Nat, Maithili dramas written in Nepal).
  6. Maithili Folk Literature (Folk Tales, Folk Drama, Folk Stories, Folk Songs).
  7. Development of different literary forms in modern era.
    (a) Prabandh-kavya
    (b) Muktak-kavya
    (c) Novel
    (d) Short Story
    (e) Drama
    (f) Essay
    (g) Criticism
    (h) Memoirs
    (i) Translation
  8. Development of Maithili Magazines and Journals.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE – MAITHILI Paper 2 SYLLABUS 2017

(Answers must be written in Maithili)
The paper will require first-hand reading of the prescribed texts and will test the critical ability of the candidates.

      Part-A

  1. Vidyapati Geet-Shati-Publisher : Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi (Lyrics- 1 to 50)
  2. Govind Das Bhajanavali-Publisher : Maithili Academy, Patna (Lyrics – 1 to 25).
  3. Krishnajanm – Manbodh
  4. Mithilabhasha Ramayana – Chanda Jha (only Sunder-Kand)
  5. Rameshwar Charit Mithila Ramayan – Lal Das (only Bal-kand)
  6. Keechak-Vadh-Tantra Nath Jha.
  7. Datta-Vati-Surendra Jha ‘Suman’ (only 1st and 2nd Cantos).
  8. Chitra-Yatri
  9. Samakaleen Maithili Kavita – Publisher : Sahitaya Akademi, New Delhi.
    Part-B
  10. Varna Ratnakar – Jyotirishwar (only 2nd Kallol)
  11. Khattar Kakak Tarang – Hari Mohan Jha.
  12. Lorik-Vijaya-Manipadma
  13. Prithvi Putra-Lalit
  14. Bhaphait Chahak Jinagi-Sudhanshu ‘Shekar’ Choudhary.
  15. Kirti Rajkamlak-Publisher : Maithili Academy, Patna (First Ten Stories only).
  16. Katha-Sangrah-Publisher : Maithili Academy, Patna.

Maithili spoken in Mithila state of Nepal and northern India. Improve writing skills for IAS Maithili literature exam. Handwriting should be legible for IAS mains exam. A good command over the language is always helpful. Analytical and unconventional questions are appearing in previous papers so while preparing student should keep IAS Maithili main syllabus and previous papers for reference.

IAS MAINS Indian Language Paper Malayalam Syllabus 2017

UPSC IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM EXAM SYLLABUS. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Indian Language Paper List.  Also, read UPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2017. Get CIVIL SERVICES MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM EXAM SYLLABUS details. Get UPSC IAS/Civil Services MAINS Syllabus, Paper structure & Applicable Topics covered in UPSC MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM EXAM Syllabus. Also Read UPSC MAINS INDIAN HISTORY Syllabus, UPSC MAINS CHEMISTRY PAPER SYLLABUS & TOPICS , UPSC MAINS COMMERCE SYLLABUS & Topics 2017.

IAS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM MAIN SYLLABUS 2017: In IAS mains exam there are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In upsc mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. Malayalam is one of the optional in the IAS main exam. You can opt for the Malayalam language as an optional subject, if you have graduated in the literature of Malayalam language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Malayalam literature. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each Malayalam paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Malayalam mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed syllabus of IAS Malayalam mains exam.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM Paper-I SYLLABUS 2017Malayalam Exam Syllabus

 

(Answers must be written in Malayalam)
Section-A

Unit 1-Early phase of Malayalam Language:
1.1 Various theories: origin from proto Dravidian, Tamil, Sanskrit.
1.2 Relation between Tamil and Malayalam: Six nayas of A.R.
Rajaraja Varma.
1.3 Pattu school-definition, Ramacharitam, later pattu works-Niranam
works and Krishnagatha.

Unit 2-Linguistic features of :
2.1 Manipravalam-definition. Language of early manipravalam works- Champu, Sandesakavya, Chandrotsava, minor works. Later Manipravalam works-medieval Champu and Aattakkatha.
2.2 Folklore-Southern and Northern ballads, Mappila songs.
2.3 Early Malayalam prose- B h a s h a k a u t a l i y a m , Brahmanda Puranam, Atta Prakaram, Krama Dipika and Nambiantamil.

Unit 3-Standardisation of Malayalam:
3.1 Peculiarities of the language of Pana, Kilippattu and Tullal.
3.2 Contributions of indigenous and European missionaries to Malayalam.
3.3 Characteristics of contemporary Malayalam : Malayalam as administrative language. Language of scientific and technical literature-media language.

Section-B
Literary History

Unit-4 Ancient and Medieval Literature:
4.1 Pattu-Ramacharitam, Niranam works and Krishnagatha.
4.2 Manipravalam-early and medieval manipravalam works including aattakkatha and champu.
4.3 Folk literature.
4.4 Kilippattu, Thullal and Mahakavya.

Unit 5- Modern Literature-Poetry:
5.1 Venmani poets and contemporaries.
5.2 The advent of Romanticism-Poetry of Kavitraya i.e., Asan, Ulloor and Vallathol
5.3 Poetry after Kavitraya.
5.4 Modernism in Malayalam poetry.

Unit 6- Modern Literature-Prose:
6.1 Drama
6.2 Novel
6.3 Short story
6.4 Biography, travelogue, essay and criticism.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MALAYALAM Paper-II SYLLABUS 2017

(Answers must be written in Malayalam)
This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and is designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

Section-A
Unit 1

1.1 Ramacharitam-Pattalam 1.
1.2 Kannassa Ramayanam-Balakandam first 25 stanzas.
1.3 Unnunilisandesam-Poorva Bhagam 25 slokas including Prastavana
1.4 Mahabharatham Kilippattu- Bhishma Parvam.

Unit 2
2.1 Kumaran Asan-Chinthavishtayaya Sitha.
2.2 Vailoppilli-Kudiyozhikkal.
2.3 G. Sankara Kurup-Perumthachan.
2.4 N.V. Krishna Variar-Tivandiyile Pattu.

Unit 3
3.1 ONV -Bhoomikkoru Charamageetham
3.2 Ayyappa Panicker-Kurukshetram.
3.3 Akkitham-Padatha Messanthi
3.4 Attur Ravivarma-Megharoopan.

Section-B
Unit 4

4.1 O. Chanthu Menon-Indulekha
4.2 Thakazhy-Chemmin.
4.3 O V Vijayan-Khasakkinte Ithihasam.

Unit 5
5.1 MT Vasudevan Nair-Vanaprastham (Collection).
5.2 N S Madhavan-Higvitta (Collection).
5.3 C J. Thomas-1128-il Crime 27.

Unit 6
6.1 Kuttikrishna Marar-Bharatanatyam
6.2 M. K Sanu-Nakshathrangalude snehabhajanam
6.3 V.T. Bhattathirippad-Kannirum Kinavum.

Malayalam is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Kerala. Improve writing skills for IAS Malayalam literature exam. Handwriting should be legible for IAS mains exam. A good command over the language is always helpful. Analytical and unconventional questions are appearing in previous papers so while preparing student should keep IAS Malayalam main syllabus and previous papers for reference.

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