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Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Geography

Geography Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I Principles of Geography Physical Geography i) Geomorphology : Factors controlling landform development; endogenetic and exogenetic forces; Origin and evolution of the earth’s crust; Fundamentals of geomagnetism; Physical conditions of the earth’s interior; Geosynclines; Continental drift; Isostasy; Plate tectonics; Recent views on mountain building; Vulcanicity; Earthquakes and Tsunamis;… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I 1. Circuit Theory: Circuit components; network graphs; KCL, KVL; circuit analysis methods: nodal analysis, mesh analysis; basic network theorems and applications; transient analysis: RL, RC and RLC circuits; sinusoidal steady state analysis; resonant circuits; coupled circuits; balanced 3-phase circuits; Two-port networks. 2. Signals & Systems: Representation… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Economic

Economic Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I 1. Advanced Micro Economics: a.  Marshallian and Walrasiam Approaches to Price determination. b.  Alternative Distribution Theories: Ricardo, Kaldor, Kaleeki c.  Markets Structure : Monopolistic Competition, Duopoly, Oligopoly. d.  Modern Welfare Criteria: Pareto Hicks & Scitovsky, Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem, A.K. Sen’s Social 2. Advanced Macro Economics: Approaches to Employment… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Commerce and Accountancy

Commerce and Accountancy Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 PAPER – I Accounting and Finance Accounting, Taxation & Auditing 1. Financial Accounting : Accounting as a Financial Information System; Impact of Behavioural Sciences. Accounting Standards e.g., Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Research and Development Costs, Long-term Construction Contracts, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Contingencies, Foreign Exchange Transactions,… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I   1. Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis: 1.1 Engineering Mechanics: Units and Dimensions, SI Units, Vectors, Concept of Force, Concept of particle and rigid body. Concurrent, Non Concurrent and parallel forces in a plane, moment of force, free body diagram, conditions of equilibrium,… Read More »