UP PCS(J) Mains Exam Syllabus

The main examination stage consists of five papers.

PAPER 1: GS

This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the world, Indian Economy, International Affairs and institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space. The nature and standards of questions in this paper will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

 

PAPER 2: LANGUAGE

This paper will be of 200 marks. It shall comprise four questions as specified below:-

  • Essay to be written in English.
  • English Precis Writing.
  • Translation of passage from Hindi to English.
  • Translation of passage from English to Hindi.

 

PAPER 3: LAW-I (SUBSTANTIVE LAW)

This paper will be of 200 marks. The question set will be restricted to the field covered by:-

  • The Law of contracts
  • The law of Partnership
  • The law concerning easements and torts
  • The Law relating to transfer of property including the principles of equity, specifically applicable thereto
  • The principal of Equity with special reference to the Law
  • Constitution Law.

There shall be question of 50 marks in relation to constitutional Law alone.

 

PAPER 4: LAW-II (PROCEDURE AND EVIDENCE)

This paper will be of 200 marks.

  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading.

The question set will relate mainly to practical matters such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witnesses the writing of judgment and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

 

PAPER 5: LAW-III (PENAL, REVENUE AND LOCAL LAWS) 

Question set will be restricted to the filed covered by-

  • Indian Penal Code
  • The Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land reforms Act 1951
  • Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act 1972, UP.
  • Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act
  • U.P. Panchayat Raj Act
  • U.P. Consolidation of Holding Act, 1953
  • Uttar Pradesh Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed under the aforesaid Acts.

Answer to the questions of Local Laws will be compulsory. Questions pertaining to Penal Law will be of 50 Marks, whereas, that of Revenue and Local Laws will be of 150 marks.

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