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Syllabus: Mains

Subject And Syllabus

Main Exam

Paper – I: One Indian Language

Paper – II: English

Paper – III: Essay

Paper – IV & V: General Studies.

Paper – VI, VII, VIII & IX: Two subjects from the following list of optional subjects.

Optional Subjects – Mains

Agriculture

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Anthropology

Botany

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Commerce and Accountancy

Economics

Electrical Engineering

Geography

Geology

History

Law

Management

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Science

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science & International Relations

Psychology

Public Administration

Sociology

Statistics

Zoology

List of Language Papers (and their Scripts to be used)

To look at the syllabus for each language click on the link

Language

Script

 

 

Language

Script

Arabic

Arabic

Malayam

Malayalam

Assamese

Assamese

Manipuri

Devanagari

Bengali

Bengali

Marathi

Devanagari

Bodo

Devanagari

Nepali

Devanagari

Chinese

--

Oriya

Oriya

Dogri

Devanagari

Pali

--

English

--

Persian

--

French

--

Punjabi

Gurmukhi

German

--

Russian

--

Gujarati

Gujarati

Sanskrit

Devanagari

Hindi

Devanagari

Santhali

Devanagari or Olchiki

Kannada

Kannada

Sindhi

Devanagari or Arabic

Kashmiri

Persian

Tamil

Tamil

Konkani

Devanagari

Telugu

Telugu

Maithili

Devanagari

Urdu

Persian