[Reminder] UPSC (MAIN) EXAMINATION ,2020: Last day to fill Mains 2020 DAF!!

Good afternoon everyone,

Today is the last day for submission of DAF, applications will be accepted only till 6 PM today. Submit your application form if you haven’t yet.

Click on the direct link below to fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF).

Click here for UPSC DAF 

UPSC Mains, 2020 examination

UPSC released the timetable for the Mains 2020 examination, last week. UPSC has provided a 5 days break between GS and Optional Papers.

As usual, UPSC Mains, 2020 will be started with the Essay and end with the optional papers.

Date Sheet

UPSC mains 2020 timetable

UPSC Mains Examination Marks scheme

UPSC Main examination is a written exam that tests the skills like analytical ability, Memory, and recall power, of the candidates.

The written examination will consist of the following papers:—

Qualifying Papers:

Paper-A: 300 Marks
(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution).

Paper-B: English 300 Marks

Papers to be counted for merit (Counted in total marks)

Paper-I: Essay – 250 Marks

Paper-II: General Studies-I – 250 Marks

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History, and Geography of the World and Society)

Paper-III: General Studies -II – 250 Marks

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

Paper-IV: General Studies -III – 250 Marks

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security
and Disaster Management)

Paper-V: General Studies -IV – 250 Marks

(Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude)

Paper-VI: Optional Subject – Paper 1 – 250 Marks

Paper-VII: Optional Subject – Paper 2 – 250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks

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