UPSC IES Syllabus 2021: Download Indian Economic Services Syllabus PDF


UPSC IES Syllabus: Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IES 2021 Syllabus. Eventually, UPSC conducts the IES (Indian Economic Services) Written Exam on 16/07/2021. Candidates who are preparing for the Indian Economic Services Exam can check the complete IES 2021 Syllabus here. We collected the IES Syllabus & Exam Pattern and posted it here for easy reference of aspirants. So candidates can refer our page to check and download the latest UPSC IES Syllabus.

UPSC IES Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021:

Aspirants should be aware of the updated exam pattern before starting their preparation. So candidates are advised to refer the exam pattern before viewing the syllabus. We have also listed the selection process of UPSC IES 2021 Exam.

Selection Procedure:

UPSC IES Exam selection involves 2 steps as follows

  1. Written Exam
  2. Viva Voce

UPSC IES 2021 Notification – Click Here

UPSC IES Written Exam Pattern:

S. No Name of the Test Marks Duration
1 General English 100 3 hours
2 General Studies 100 3 hours
3 General Economics-I 200 3 hours
4 General Economics-II 200 3 hours
5 General Economics-III 200 3 hours
6 Indian Economics 200 3 hours

  • All questions must be answered in English.
  • The question papers will be set in English only.
  • The written exam carries 1000 marks.

UPSC IES Written Exam Syllabus:

1. General English

The papers on General English and General Studies will be of subjective type. All other papers of the Indian Economic Service will be of subjective type.

S. No Subject
1 Essay Writing
2 Questions based on understanding of English language
3 Summary or Precis Writing

2. General Studies

S. No Subject
1 General Knowledge
2 Current Events or Affairs
3 Indian Polity
4 History of India
5 Geography

3. General Economics-I

S. No Subject
1 Theory of Consumer’s Demand
2 Theory of Production
3 Theory of Value
4 Theory of Distribution
5 Welfare Economics
1 Quantitative Methods in Economics

4. General Economics-II

S. No Subject
1 Economic Thought
2 Concept of National Income and Social Accounting
3 Theory of employment, Output, Inflation, Money and Finance
4 Financial and Capital Market
5 Economic Growth and Development
6 International Economics
7 Balance of Payments
8 Global Institutions

5. General Economics-III

S. No Subject
1 Public Finance
2 Environmental Economics
3 Industrial Economics
4 State, Market and Planning

6. Indian Economics

S. No Subject
1 History of development and planning
2 Federal Finance
3 Budgeting and Fiscal Policy
4 Poverty, Unemployment and Human Development
5 Agriculture and Rural Development Strategies
6 India’s experience with Urbanisation and Migration
7 Industry: Strategy of industrial development
8 Labour
9 Foreign trade
10 Money and Banking
11 Inflation

UPSC IES Viva Voce Pattern:

Candidates who qualified in the Written Exam will be called for the Viva-Voce. Viva-Voce carries 200 Marks.

UPSC IES Exam Syllabus PDF 2021 – Click here

Important Links for UPSC 2021 Exam:

UPSC Notifications 2021 Click here
For Official Website Click here

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