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CSE Mains Mathematics Syllabus

Paper – 1 1. Linear Algebra: Vector spaces over R and C, linear dependence and independence, subspaces, bases, dimension; Linear transformations, rank and nullity, matrix of a linear transformation. Algebra of Matrices; Row and column reduction, Echelon form, congruence’s and similarity; Rank of a matrix; Inverse of a matrix; Solution of system of linear equations;… Read More »

UPSC CSE Management Syllabus

Paper – I 1. Marketing Management: Concept, evolution and scope; Marketing strategy formulation and components of marketing plan; Segmenting and targeting the market; Positioning and differentiating the market offering; Analyzing competition; Analyzing consumer markets; Industrial buyer behavior; Market research; Product strategy; Pricing strategies; Designing and managing Marketing channels; Integrated marketing communications; Building customer satisfaction, Value… Read More »

UPSC CSE Mains Law Syllabus

Paper – I Constitutional and Administrative Law: 1. Constitution and Constitutionalism: The distinctive features of the Constitution. 2. Fundamental rights – Public interest litigation; Legal Aid; Legal services authority. 3. Relationship between fundamental rights, directive principles and fundamental duties. 4. Constitutional position of the President and relation with the Council of Ministers. 5. Governor and… Read More »

UPSC CSE History Syllabus

Paper – I 1. Sources: Archaeological sources: Exploration, excavation, epigraphy, numismatics, monuments Literary sources: Indigenous: Primary and secondary; poetry, scientific literature, literature, literature in regional languages, religious literature. Foreign accounts: Greek, Chinese and Arab writers. 2. Pre-history and Proto-history: Geographical factors; hunting and gathering (paleolithic and mesolithic); Beginning of agriculture (neolithic and chalcolithic). 3. Indus… Read More »

UPSC CSE Geology Syllabus

Paper – I 1. General Geology: The Solar System, Meteorites, Origin and interior of the earth and age of earth; Volcanoes- causes and products, Volcanic belts; Earthquakes-causes, effects, Seismic zones of India; Island arcs, trenches and mid-ocean ridges; Continental drifts; Seafloor spreading, Plate tectonics; Isostasy. 2. Paleontology: Species- definition and nomenclature; Megafossils and Microfossils; Modes… Read More »

UPSC CSE Geography Syllabus

Paper – I Human Geography: 1. Perspectives in Human Geography: Areal differentiation; regional synthesis; Dichotomy and dualism; Environmentalism; Quantitative revolution and locational analysis; radical, behavioural, human and welfare approaches; Languages, religions and secularisation; Cultural regions of the world; Human development index. 2. Economic Geography: World economic development: measurement and problems; World resources and their distribution;… Read More »

UPSC CSE Electrical Engineering Syllabus

Paper-I 1. Circuit Theory: Circuit components; network graphs; KCL, KVL; circuit analysis methods: nodal analysis, mesh analysis; basic network theorems and applications; transient analysis: RL, RC and RLC circuits; sinusoidal steady state analysis; resonant circuits; coupled circuits; balanced 3-phase circuits; Two-port networks. 2. Analog Electronics: Characteristics and equivalent circuits (large and small-signal) of Diode, BJT,… Read More »

UPSC CSE Mains Economics Syllabus

Paper I 1. Advanced Micro Economics: (a) Marshallian and Walrasiam Approaches to Price determination. (b) Alternative Distribution Theories: Ricardo, Kaldor, Kaleeki (c) Markets Structure: Monopolistic Competition, Duopoly, Oligopoly. (d) Modern Welfare Criteria: Pareto Hicks & Scitovsky, Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem, A.K. Sen’s Social Welfare Function. 2. Advanced Macro Economics: Approaches to Employment Income and Interest Rate… Read More »

UPSC CSE Commerce and Accountancy Syllabus

Paper – I: Accounting and Finance Accounting, Auditing & Taxation 1. Financial Accounting: Accounting as a Financial Information Sys-tem; Impact of Behavioural Sciences. Ac-counting Standards e.g., Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Research and Development Costs, Long-term Construction Contracts, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Contingencies, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments and Government Grants, Cash Flow Statement, Earnings Per Share.… Read More »

UPSC CSE Civil Engineering Syllabus

Part 1 1. Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis: 1.1 Engineering Mechanics: Units and Dimensions, SI Units, Vectors, Concept of Force, Concept of particle and rigid body. Concurrent, Non Concurrent and parallel forces in a plane, moment of force, free body diagram, conditions of equilibrium, Principle of virtual work, equivalent force system. First… Read More »