Self Study Plan
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UPSC CSE 2022 Revision
Syllabus of Polity Paper:
Polity is an integral part of the UPSC . Whether it is for the UPSC prelims or the UPSC Mains exam, Indian polity is a vital part of the UPSC syllabus.
The UPSC syllabus for General Studies Paper-II encompasses the Indian polity section. The polity section syllabus is given here:
Every year in Prelims Examination there are approximate 15+ Questions asked directly or indirectly. The trend of Questions appearing in the Prelims Examination draws the utmost attention of the aspirants to prepare for the Polity not taking risk of losing marks which meanwhile can be easily scored with extra revision. Polity is basically the structure of the government. It includes the entire government machinery, the system that runs the government. This talks about the Union, states, Parliament, local administration, Constitution, etc. Governance means how citizens are governed by the state. As you can see, these are relevant topics especially for the civil services because after all, the exam is meant to select civil servants of the country. The questions under polity can be classified as belonging to various subheadings such as executive/legislature, ministries/bodies, local bodies, bills/acts/schemes, constitutional features, and judiciary. From the Prelims point of view, there are mostly questions asked directly which while remembering the important articles can be answered.
Key Features of Polity for Prelims 2022