CGPSC Mains Exam Economics Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
Syllabus of Economics of PSC Chhattisgarh Mains is presented in this section.


  • Economic Systems - Capitalism, Socialism and mixed economy
  • National Income - Concept and measurement
  • Consumer behaviour - Law of demand, Elasticity of demand, uitlity analysis and indifference -curve techniques
  • Producer's behaviour - Production Function, Laws of Returns, Returns, of Scale cost curves.
  • Price Theory - Price determination under different maker condition, pricing of factors of production
  •  Keynesian and Modern theory of employment
  • Banking objective and instruments of Central Banking, credit policies in a planned developing economy
  • Types and principles of taxation. Principles of Public expenditure, objective and instruments of budgetary and fiscal policy in a planned developing economy
  • International trade- Theory and policy of international trade, determination of exchange rates, balance of payment
  • International Monetary institutions - I. B.R.D. and I.M.F


The Indian Economy
  • Characteristics of under developed economy, human and natural resources, primary,secondary and tertiary sectors in India, mixed economy in India
  • Agricultural development - Agricultural Policy. land reforms Green Revolution and its aftermath.
  • Industrial development - Industrial Policy, Public, and private sectors, Regional distribution of Industries in India
  • Pricing policies for agricultural and industrial outputs
  • Fiscal and momentary policy in India - Objectives, recent budgetary trends, bank nationalisation in India. Reserve Bank and monetary policy in India
  • Recent trends in India’s foreign trade and balance of payments
  • Indian Planning - Objectives and strategies, planned growth and distributive justice- eradication of poverty, problems of Indian planning
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