UPSC Mains 2023 GS 2 Question Paper PDF

UPSC Mains 2023 GS 2 Question Paper is out, after completion of the 2nd session of the exam. You can download the questions paper from the following link. Go through the questions and analyze your preparation as per the trend.

UPSC Mains 2023 GS 2 Question Paper PDF

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UPSC has already conducted the essay and GS Paper 1 examination. GS Paper 1 has been conducted in the first session.

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About GS Paper 2

Subject: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice, and International Relations.

Marks: 250

Duration: 3 hours

Key Areas Covered:

  1. Indian Constitution and Polity: This includes topics related to the historical underpinnings of the Indian Constitution, features of the Constitution, Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles, Parliament and State Legislatures, Executive, Judiciary, and other constitutional bodies.
  2. Governance: This section deals with topics related to governance, transparency, and accountability, e-governance applications, and models, as well as the role of civil services in a democracy.
  3. Social Justice: This encompasses issues related to welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population, mechanisms, laws, institutions, and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  4. International Relations: This section covers India’s relations with its neighboring countries, bilateral, regional, and global groupings, and agreements involving India and affecting its interests, as well as the effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests.

Practice writing answers to enhance your answer-writing skills.

Remember, every question is an opportunity to showcase your knowledge and analytical skills. So, go through the paper, understand the demands of the questions, and prepare accordingly.

Best of luck to all the aspirants.


UPSC CSE Main exam 2023 schedule

DateForenoon sessionAfternoon session
September 15Paper I EssayNo paper
September 16Paper -II

General Studies-I


General Studies-II

September 17Paper -IV

General Studies-III

Paper -V

General Studies-IV

September 23Paper- A

Indian Language

Paper B


September 24Paper-VI

Optional Subject paper-1


Optional Subject Paper -2

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UPSC 2023 gs 2 question paper


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