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IAS SYLLABUS 2015 - 2016 WITH EXAM PATTERN PDF - IAS SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMINARY AND MAINS EXAM

IAS SYLLABUS 2015 - 2016 WITH EXAM PATTERN AND PDF
recently we have published IAS exam pattern and IAS syllabus for Preliminary Exam. Here is a brief overview of IAS 2015 - 2016 syllabus with detailed pdf.
IAS SYLLABUS FOR MAIN EXAMINATION
Syllabus of the papers included in the scheme of Civil Services (Main)
Examination are given as follows: ‐
(A) Non-Ranking (and Qualifying) papers on Indian languages and English
PAPER A: Indian language
IAS Syllabus 2015
The pattern of questions in the Indian Language paper would be broadly as
follows: ‐

Comprehension of given passages, Short Essay, Precise Writing, Usage and Vocabulary, Translation from English to the Indian language and vice‐versa.
PAPER B: ENGLISH
The pattern of questions in the English paper is same as above for Indian Language.
NOTES:
(I) The Papers on Indian Languages and English will be of 10th standard and will be of qualifying nature only and marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
 The paper on Indian Language will not, however, be compulsory for candidates hailing from the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Sikkim.
(B) Ranking Papers
the exam pattern of these papers is already discussed in the IAS exam pattern given in the link above. A brief overview syllabus of ranking papers in IAS 2014 is given below.
PAPER‐I: ESSAY
Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic. The candidate will be given choice of subjects.
PAPER‐II: GENERAL STUDIES‐ I
Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of India and World and Society.
PAPER‐III: GENERAL STUDIES‐ II
International relations, Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
PAPER‐IV: GENERAL STUDIES-III
Technology, Bio diversity, Environment, Economic Development, Security
and Disaster Management
PAPER‐V: GENERAL STUDIES‐ IV
Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude
PAPER‐VI and PAPER-VII
NOTE: Paper VI & VII are two papers of any one optional subject that the
candidate may choose from amongst the List of Optional Subjects given by
UPSC. The questions in these papers will be asked from the optional subject choosen by the candidate.
list of optional subjects for Main Examination :
                Optional subjects for IAS Mains Exam - 

1. Agriculture

2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

3. Anthropology

4. Botany

5. Chemistry

6. Civil engineering

7. Commerce and Accountany

8. Economics

9. Electrical engineering

10. Geography

11. Geology

12. Indian History

13. Law

14. Management

15. Mathematics

16. Mechanical engineering

17. Medical Science

18. Philosophy

19. Physics

20. Political Science and International Relations

21. Public Administration

22. Psychology

23. Sociology

24. Statistics

25. Zoology

26. Literature of any one of the following languages:
Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Urdu and English
A detailed PDF with IAS exam pattern and syllabus of every subject in detail is given here.
IAS 2015 syllabus with exam pattern and pdf detailed
Reference: RAU IAS Study Circle