Note 1: The papers on Indian Languages and English will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature only. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
Note 2: The candidates will have to answer the English and Indian Languages papers in English and the respective Indian language (except where translation is involved).
The written examination will consist of the following papers:
Qualifying Papers : Paper-A (One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). (300 Marks)
Paper-B English (300 Marks)
Papers to be counted for merit
Paper-I Essay 250 Marks
Paper-II General Studies-I 250Marks (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
Personality Test – 275 Marks
Grand Total - 2025 Marks