What is the date of the UPSC 2023 prelims?
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the authorized body that releases the official notification for the exam dates and other related information. According to the UPSC schedule, the prelim exam will be conducted on May 28, 2023.
What is the syllabus for UPSC PRELIMS 2023?
The UPSC Preliminary Examination, also known as the Civil Services Prelims Exam, consists of two papers: General Studies Paper-I and General Studies Paper-II (CSAT).
The syllabus for General Studies Paper-I includes the following topics:
Current events of national and international importance.
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.
Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, and Climate Change – General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
The syllabus for General Studies Paper-II (CSAT) includes the following topics:
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).
It’s essential to thoroughly read and understand the syllabus before beginning the UPSC preparation to cover all the topics in a structured manner.