UPSC Civil Services English Question Paper 2016
UPSC Civil Services English Question Paper 2016 Optional Prelims Mains UPSC Civil Services English Précis Writing Paper syllabus 2016 Short Essay Usage and Vocabulary Exam Pattern from Official website.
UPSC Civil Services syllabus for English essay paper of 100 marks in the 2016 UPSC Civil Services Main Examination, which raised a nationwide controversy, has been dropped and the earlier practice of two qualifying papers in any Indian language and English restored. The UPSC Civil Services English essay paper would now be of 250 marks to be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice. As Civil Services English previous, the job seeker would be allowed to use any one language from the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution or English as the medium of writing the examination.
English Literature Paper 1 (Answers must be written in English) 1600-1900 includes Unseen passages Poets of the Thirties Paper II : 1900-1990.
UPSC Civil English Exam Pattern:
(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary
(iv) Short Essay