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Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I 1. Mechanics: 1.1 Mechanics of rigid bodies: Equations of equilibrium in space and its application; first and second moments of area; simple problems on friction; kinematics of particles for plane motion; elementary particle dynamics. 1.2 Mechanics of deformable bodies: Generalized Hooke’s law and its application; design… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Management

Management Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I The candidate should make a study of the concept and development of management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision making keeping in view the changes in the… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Law

Law Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I Constitutional and Administrative Law 1. Constitution and Constitutionalism: The distinctive features of the Constitution. 2. Fundamental rights – Public interest litigation; Legal Aid; Legal services authority. 3. Relationship between fundamental rights, directive principles and fundamental duties. 4. Constitutional position of the President and relation with the Council… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: History

History Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 PAPER – I 1. Sources: Archaeological sources: Exploration, excavation, epigraphy numismatics, monuments. Literary sources: Indigenous: Primary and secondary ; poetry, scientific literature, literature , literature in regional languages, religious literature. Foreign accounts: Greek, Chinese and Arab writers. 2. Pre-history and Proto-history: Geographical factors ; hunting and gathering (paleolithic… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Geology

Geology Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-1 1. General Geology: The Solar System, Meteorites, Origin and interior of the earth and age of earth; Volcanoes- causes and products, Volcanic belts ; Earth quakes – causes ,effects , Seismic zones of India ; Island arcs , trenches and mid – ocean ridges; Continental drifts; Seafloor… Read More »