IAS Exam Pattern 2015 Prelims, Main | IAS Selection Process Pdf Online

By | June 16, 2014

IAS Exam Pattern 2015

Candidates is you are preparaing for IAS Exam and looking for IAS Exam Pattern 2015 for Prelims, Main exam, then you can get proper IAS Exam pattern from this page.  Applicants can also check IAS Selection Process from the below section.

UPSC is going to hold the IAS Preliminary Exam  to shortlist the contenders for Main Examination. Those participants who would be declared qualified in the prelims will be permitted to sit in Main Exam.

Many competitors aspire to crack the IAS (Indian Administrative Services) exam.  But as it is not a child play so a contestants should have a good knowledge of IAS Exam Pattern 2015 for preparation for Prelims and Main Both Papers.

Let’s get the important details of IAS Prelims, Main Exam Pattern 2015 from the below customized section created by bharatrecruitment.com

UPSC IAS Exam Pattern 2015 Details

The UPSC Indian Administrative Service Exam is divided into two parts:

(I)          Preliminary Examination- Objective Type (Qualifier)

(II)         Main Examination -Written Test

(III)       Interview/Personality Test

Written Exam Tips / Techniques

Preliminary Exam Pattern 2015:

Paper Subjects Total marks Duration period
Paper-I General Studies and Current Affairs 200 marks 2 hours
Paper -II General Aptitude 200 marks

Main Examination Pattern 2015:

This exam consist total 9 qualifying papers (conventional essay type questions). Details are mentioned below:

Main Exam – Essay Type Questions Total Marks Duration Period
Paper-I One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the 8th Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks Each paper will be of 3 hours duration
Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Paper-III Essay 250 Marks
Papers IV, V, VI & VII, General Studies (250 Marks for each paper) 1000 Marks
Papers VIII & IX Any one subjects (having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (250 marks for each paper) 500 Marks
Total Marks for Written Exam 1750 Marks


Total 275 marks

IAS Selection Process:

Candidates undergo the prescribed selection procedure which comprises following phases:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

Interview Tips For Freshers / Exp.

On the basis of performance in prelims and main both the papers a merit list is made and contestants get shortlisted on its basis.

After the shortlisted competitors are called for interview on which basis they get selection for IAS Post.

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