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HPPSC PCS Mains Syllabus

ENGLISH

  • The English exam will check the clarity and precision in the language, grammatical expression and comprehension skills:
    English Topics Marks Allotted
    Comprehension of unseen passages 20 marks
    Usage and Vocabulary 20 marks
    English Writings like Composition, letter. application, Note, Report writing 20 marks
    Precis (summary) writing 20 marks
    English Grammar 20 marks
    Total Marks 100 marks

ESSAY

The candidates have to write 900 words essay on any two topics out of the given choices in the question paper. The paper is designed to check the ability of the candidates to express their views coherently and produce a well-argued piece. It is advised to compose an original piece for the essay, along with correct usage of grammar. The candidates should have knowledge in the following:

  • Societal knowledge
  • Political issues
  • Economic conditions
  • Cultural aspects
  • Historical facts and Understanding

General Hindi

This paper will test the Hindi in Devnagri script:

  1. Translation- English to Hindi
  2. Translation- Hindi to English
  3. Explanation of passages in Hindi
  4. Composition writing, Idioms, Corrections

GENERAL STUDIES I - HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY AND SOCIETY

  • Historical Understanding of India
  • Globalization, Capitalism, Nationalism
  • Geographical Knowledge of HP and India
  • Disaster Management
  • Indian Society, Laws, and rights
  • Gandhian Thoughts

GENERAL STUDIES II - INDIAN CONSTITUTION & POLITY, GOVERNANCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • Indian Constitution
  • Parliament
  • Policies and Governance
  • Administration of regional and rural HP
  • Indian relations with Neighbouring countries
  • Crim in Himachal Pradesh
  • Tribal conditions and Policies in HP

GENERAL STUDIES III - ECONOMY, STATISTICS AND SECURITY ISSUES

  • India Economy and Demography
  • Poverty and Unemployment
  • Monetary policies, GDP, Foreign Trade
  • Technology advancements
  • Sustainable Developments
  • Space programs
  • Tourism Industry in HP
  • IT and BioTech in HP
  • Ecology and Climate change

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