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UPSC Syllabus: Micro Topics Listing

Union Public Service Commission has drastically changed the syllabus of Mains Examination since 2013. Now instead of two optional papers, student need to opt only one optional paper. Thus the Weightage of General Study has increased. The syllabus has been defined by the UPSC. However, apart from the key topics that are directly mentioned in the UPSC syllabus, many micro-topics that lies in the periphery of such topics are also asked in the examination. We are hereby listing the micro division of topics mentioned in the syllabus. This will help the aspirants in understanding the length and breadth of the topics mentioned in the syllabus, so that they can increase the range of information and knowledge needed to score good marks in Prelims and Mains examination.
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