Civil services…….present test method | New Civil services test pattern would be like this

February 21st, 2013| Uncategorized.

Civil aspirants have to get strong foundation for developing reasoning and problem solving skills to learn them at the appropriate time.

Civil services…….present test method

Test Number of papers Marks
Preliminary test (Objective method) General studies – 1

Optional subject – 1

150

300

Main test

(Descriptive method)

English (Qualifying stage- tenth class level) – 1

Indian Language (Qualifying stage- tenth class level) – 1

General studies – 2

Essay – 1

First optional subject -2

Second optional subject – 2

General studies papers, essay paper, optional papers can be answered in English and other recognized Indian language

300

300

600

200

600

600

Interview 300
Total 2300
Age:

Relaxation:

21 to 30 years of age (3 years relaxation for OBC and 5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates)
Number of attempts 4 for general candidates, 7 for OBC and no limit for SC/ST candidates.
Minimum educational qualifications Graduate degree

New Civil services test pattern would be like this

Test Number of papers Marks
Preliminary test (Objective method) Civil services aptitude test – 1

Optional subject – 1

200

300

Or

Civil services aptitude test – 1

General studies- 1

300

300

Main test

(Descriptive method)

English (Qualifying stage- tenth class level) – 1

Indian Language (Qualifying stage- tenth class level) – 1

General studies – 2

Essay – 1

First optional subject -2

Second optional subject – 2

General studies papers, essay paper, optional papers can be answered in English and other recognized Indian language

300

300

600

200

600

600

Interview 300
Total 2300
Age:

Relaxation:

21 to 30 years of age (3 years relaxation for OBC and 5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates)
Number of attempts 4 for general candidates, 7 for OBC and no limit for SC/ST candidates.