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Main Examination

The written examination will consist of the following papers:

Qualifying Papers:

Paper : A- (Once of the Indian language to be selected by the candidates from the languages included in the English Schedule to the Constitution). 300 marks
Paper: B- English 300 marks
Paper A- 300 marks- Qualifying nature- Marks not counted – Passing mandatory

The aim of the paper is to test the candidates’ ability to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his ideas clearly and correctly, in English and Indian language concerned.

The pattern of question would be broadly as follows:-
  1. Comprehension of given passage
  2. Précis Writing
  3. Usage and Vocabulary
  4. Short Essay
Paper B – A – Modern Indian language 300 marks – Qualifying nature – Marks not counted – passing mandatory –
  1. Comprehension of give passage
  2. Précis Writing
  3. Usage and Vocabulary
  4. Short Essay
  5. Translation from English to the Indian language and vice- versa
Note 1: The papers on Indian Language and English will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be qualifying nature only. The marks obtained in these papers will only be counted for ranking.
Note 2: The candidates will have to answer the English and the respective Indian language papers in English and the respective Indian language (except where translation is involved)
Paper Subject Name Marks
Paper -1 Essay 250
Paper-2 General Studies-I
(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the world and society)
Paper-3 General studies-II
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
Paper-4 General studies
(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and disaster Management)
Paper-5 General studies
(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
Paper-6 Optional Subject – Paper-1 250
Paper-7 Optional Subject – Paper-2 250
Sub Total (Written test) 1750
Personality test 275
Grand Total 2025
List of Optional Subjects For Main Examination:
  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  3. Anthropology
  4. Botany
  5. Chemistry
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Commerce and Accountancy
  8. Economics
  9. Electrical Engineering
  10. Geography
  11. Geology
  12. History
  13. Law
  14. Management
  15. Mathematics
  16. Mechanical Engineer
  17. Medical Science
  18. Philosophy
  19. Physics
  20. Political science and International relations
  21. Psychology
  22. Public Administration
  23. Sociology
  24. Statics
  25. Zoology
  26. Literature of any one of the following language:Assames, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and English.