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    Download Civil Service Main Anthropology Exam Previous Years Question Papers

    The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is held every year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This examination is basically for recruitment in the Civil Services, India.

    Exam Pattern:

    Anthropology forms an optional subject in this examination. Candidates can choose this subject as one of their optional subjects for this particular examination.

    Syllabus for Anthropology of Civil Service Main Exam:

    Anthropology is divided into two papers namely Anthropology Paper I and Anthropology Paper II.

    Paper I encompasses the following topics:-

    • Meaning and scope of Anthropology, its relation with other subjects, branches of Anthropology, Organic Evolution
    • Family
    • Study of culture, society, religion

    There are several other topics included in this paper.

    Paper II of Anthropology includes the following:-

    • Evolution of Indian Culture and Civilization
    • Demographic profile of India

    Several other topics about Indian tribes, religion etcetera complete the rest of the syllabus.

    Duration of Anthropology paper in Civil Service Main Exam:

    The total duration of both the papers of Anthropology is three hours. Questions worth 300 marks constitute both the papers. Descriptive answers are to be written by the candidate in the answer sheet provided.

    Scoring pattern:

    Candidates are marked according to the quality and information content of the answers. Good flow of information works in favor of the candidate’s advantage. No negative marking is permissible in these two papers.

    Previous years question papers of Anthropology:

    Civil Service aspirants can download the previous year question papers of Anthropology from the attachment.

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