The UPPCS UP Special Syllabus has been introduced by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)in 2023. It will have 2 papers.
The replacement of 2 Optional Papers with 2 UP Special papers in UPPCS Mains, starting from 2023, is a massive shift.
These changes have been implemented with the aim of enhancing the evaluation process and aligning the examination pattern with the evolving needs of the state administrative services.
In this post, we will delve into the details of the new syllabus of UPPCS Mains (2023) and explore its implications for the aspirant.
UPPCS Mains Syllabus : what is new?
- The Old syllabus had 2 papers of an Optional paper, which you had to choose. These have been removed
- The 2 UP papers are now included in their place.
- All other papers remain the same, GS papers 1-4 being almost as in UPSC CSE.
- The new “UP Special” papers will focus on
- History and culture of UP
- Polity, security and administration of UP
- Economy of UP
- Geography and environment of UP
- Current affairs of UP
- Other related aspects
Impact on preparation strategy
The replacement of optional papers with UP state knowledge papers in UPPCS Mains brings forth several implications that candidates need to consider:
- Shift in Focus: The new papers will emphasize the understanding of Uttar Pradesh’s historical, socio-economic, cultural, and political aspects. This shift necessitates a comprehensive grasp of the state’s history, geography, current affairs, government policies, social issues, and administrative setup.
- In-depth Knowledge of Uttar Pradesh: Candidates will need to delve deeper into the specific nuances and intricacies of Uttar Pradesh, including its regional diversity, demography, major industries, agriculture, infrastructure, educational institutions, healthcare, and welfare schemes.
- Current Affairs Relevance: Staying updated with current affairs and issues specific to Uttar Pradesh will be crucial. Candidates should follow state-level newspapers, magazines, online portals, and government publications to remain informed about the latest developments, policies, and socio-political debates.
- Analytical Skills: As the new papers focus on UP state knowledge and issues, candidates should develop strong analytical and critical thinking abilities to assess and evaluate the implications of various policies, government initiatives, and socio-economic challenges faced by the state.
- Scaling done away with : One of the issues that students faced in UPPCS mains exam was scaling due to difference in optional subjects. Some students gained marks and others lost. This was not deemed fair by those who lost marks. The nre UP Special papers will ensure that the scaling is done away with and students have a fair chance of clearing mains.
Syllabus of UP Special papers
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