The candidates to have qualified for the Preliminary Examination will be able to give the main examination.
The following table will help you understand the main exam better.
|A||One Indian Language Selected by the Candidate From the languages included in the 8th Schedule (will not be counted for merit/ranking)||300|
|B||English (will not be counted for merit/ranking)||300|
|2||General Studies- 1||250|
|3||General Studies- 2||250|
|4||General Studies- 3||250|
|5||General Studies- 4||250|
|6||Optional Subject Paper- 1||250|
|7||Optional Subject Paper- 2||250|
General Studies- 1 includes History and Geography of the World and Society and Indian Heritage and Culture
General Studies- 2 includes Polity, Governance, Social Justice and International Relations and Governance
General Studies- 3 includes Bio- Diversity, Technology, Security and Disaster Management, Economic Development and Environment
General Studies- 4 includes - Integrity and Aptitude and Ethics
Optional Subject Papers 1 and 2 include and two subjects from - Agriculture, Anthropology, Chemistry, Commerce and Accountancy, Electrical Engineering, Geology, Law, Mathematics, Medical Science, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Zoology, Literature of one of the following languages(Assamese, Bodo, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Telugu, English, Bengali, Dogri, Hindi, Kashmiri, Maithili, Manipuri, Nepali, Punjabi, Santhali, Tamil and Urdu), Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Civil Engineering, Economics, Geography, History, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Public Administration and Statistics.
Hence, the total marks of the written test will be 1750 marks (excluding the papers which are not counted for merit.
Once a candidate passes in the main exam, he will be called for an interview which will be out of 275 marks.
A minimum of 75 marks for the qualifying papers is essential. Based on the 2 non ranking papers, a candidate will be allowed to give the merit based papers.
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