Out of them, GS Paper-3 deals with Economy, Agriculture, Environment, Disaster management, science technology and security. Some questions had sub sections worth 5 marks and 100 words limit. (Marked in the questions). Countdown - Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) This is a copy -paste from UPSC Website. Here are the topicwise sorted questions since the pattern change: Countdown - Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Following are the questions from the UPSC Civil Services Mains General Studies Paper – 3 (exam held on December 5, 2013) Other Papers ESSAY ENGLISH LANGUAGE (COMPULSORY) GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 1 GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 2 GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 4 QUESTIONS With a … Continue reading "UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 … The instructions in the GS3 question paper are given at the end. UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 General Studies Paper 3 (GS3) continued the pattern of 25 compulsory essay questions to be written within 3 hours. Each of the questions were for 10 marks with 200 words- limit for each. Click the links to download official question papers of the civil services Mains exam 2013. In 2013, UPSC changed the syllabus-pattern of Mains examination and the number of general studies (GS) papers were increased from two to four.