How To Choose Language For Upsc Exam?

How can I select language in UPSC exam?

Answer – The candidates, opting for Indian Language medium for the written part of the Civil Services (Main) Examination may choose either the same Indian Language or English or Hindi as the medium for the interview.

Which language is mostly used in UPSC exam?

The most popular language taken by candidates in Paper-A (UPSC language paper) is Hindi — One of the official languages of India. On an average about 65% of the candidates choose Hindi for Paper-A, and the rest 35% take up any one of the remaining languages.

Does language matter in UPSC exam?

Absolutely no. It is not mandatory that the candidate have to choose Hindi for the Mains exam.

Is Hindi compulsory for IAS?

Ans. No, Hindi Language is not compulsory for UPSC Mains unless you choose it as the compulsory paper in UPSC Mains. You also can choose the medium of UPSC Mains and Prelims in Hindi.

Can we choose English as optional in UPSC?

The UPSC offers candidates 48 optional subjects to choose from in the civil services mains exam. Out of these, 23 are the literature of languages. English literature is one of them and is a popular optional among the language options.

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Which language is beneficial in IAS exam?

English is the most popular language among UPSC aspirants for both written examinations and personality test interviews.

What if I fail in language paper in UPSC?

If candidates fail to secure the prescribed marks in these papers, then UPSC would not reveal their score in the other papers. The IAS Exam marks card would only reveal the marks obtained in the language papers.

Can we choose two languages in UPSC mains?

Yes! Now UPSC provides options to write GS and Optional papers in different mediums (Since 2018). If you choose to write GS and Essay papers in Hindi and Optional Paper in English you can do so.

Can I choose language as optional subject for UPSC?

Candidates can choose from the list of optional subjects that also includes literature subjects (English and Indian languages).

Is English is necessary for UPSC?

The UPSC civil services main exam consists of 9 papers out of which one is the English language paper. This paper is compulsory and is of qualifying nature.