How to prepare compulsory English for UPSC?
Candidates should read the question before reading the passage. While reading the passage, underline the keywords that were mentioned in the question. Read English newspapers daily to improve the vocabulary.
Which language is compulsory for UPSC?
UPSC-CSE Mains Exam consists of nine papers, out of which Paper A is the Compulsory Indian Language Paper (commonly called UPSC language paper) and Paper B is English.
Is it compulsory to give Indian language in UPSC?
Out of the nine papers in the Mains exam, the first paper is known as ‘Paper A’ and is the compulsory Indian language paper. This paper is compulsory for all candidates except for those hailing from the north-eastern states of India.
How to prepare for English compulsory paper?
Just brush up on your grammar and make it a practice to read regularly. That will help you gather a good vocabulary and help you score at least the minimum required to pass this exam which is 75 out of a total of 300.
Can I clear UPSC Without Hindi?
Answer. No, Hindi is not compulsory for upsc examination.
Can I give gs in Hindi and optional in English in UPSC?
If you choose to write GS and Essay papers in Hindi and Optional Paper in English you can do so. But point to be noted here is, If you choose to write GS and Essay papers in English then you have to write Optional papers also in English.
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.
How can I choose language in UPSC?
Candidates can opt for English, Hindi or any other regional language when facing the UPSC panel. Only those candidates who are exempt from taking the compulsory Indian language paper should attend the interview in either English or Hindi.
Which language is beneficial in IAS exam?
English is the most popular language among UPSC aspirants for both written examinations and personality test interviews.
Does language matter in UPSC interview?
Mainly local languages are given importance for effective communication at a particular cadre. English as a language becomes important only when you are working at the central deputation as an officer. Some of the candidates fear their choices of regional language as the medium for the interview.