Civil Services Scholarship Test - 2021

Thousands of meritorious civil services aspirants are unable to take institutional guidance for UPSC CSE due to unfavourable economic conditions. We, at NEXT IAS, have a strong belief in access to quality education for all. Hence, to nurture the talent of such candidates, NEXT IAS will provide scholarship upto 100% in tuition fee in GS Foundation Course: Prelims cum Mains Classroom program for the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022.

Category Scholarship % in Tuition Fee Offline / Classroom Course Scholarship % in Tuition Fee Live / Online Course
A 100% 50%
B 75%
C 50%
D 25% 25%
E 10% 10%

Test Pattern- Test Paper will be based on General Studies & Aptitude based Questions

General Studies & Aptitude
Syllabus No of Questions
General mental ability, Logical reasoning and analytical ability 20
Reading Comprehension 20
Basic numeracy (Class X level; numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) 20
General Studies 40
2 hours 100 Questions 200 marks
There will be penalty for wrong Answers (one-third of Marks assigned)

Test Syllabus

General Studies

  • Current events of national and international importance(Oct, 2020 – Dec, 2020).
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change
  • General Science Question will be based on 11th & 12th standard books of above subjects/Pattern

Aptitude Based

  • General mental ability, Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Basic numeracy (Class X level)

Procedure For Registration

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  • Fill Civil Services Scholarship Test online registration form & pay the registration fee
  • User name & password will be mailed to your respective e-mail id.
  • Login & download your Admit Card.
  • Venue & timing will be mentioned on Admit Card.
  • Candidate should produce Admit Card along with photo id proof to enter the examination hall.