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## What is the level of Mathematics optional in UPSC?

The Maths Optional for CSE 2023 remains the same as was in 2021. Check UPSC Notification 2023 to stay updated with the current IAS Maths Syllabus. The IAS Mathematics Optional papers are 250 marks each with a total of 500 marks. Mains in IAS Exam has 9 papers.

## How long does it take to prepare for Maths optional UPSC?

It takes 9 months to finish syllabus: Again very subjective. On average it will take 6-7 months. Then as per your understanding, comfort level and efforts, you can take less or more time. People who do not have prior exposure to Maths are going to take 7-8 months at least.

## Is it good to take math optional?

High Objectivity and hence Scoring – Maths is and has always been a scoring subject, be it in the UPSC exam or any other exam. In the past few years consistently students with maths optional have performed well and obtained very good ranks.

## Which optional subject is high scoring?

Based on the general trend, the subjects which have the potential to help you score about 330 marks in optional exams (with your immense dedication, ofcourse) are Mathematics, Anthropology, Sociology, any Literature, Public Administration and Geography.

## Which is the shortest optional in UPSC?

Philosophy has the shortest syllabus out of all of the optional subjects for the UPSC examination and is the reason for it is a popular choice amongst UPSC aspirants.

## Is next IAS good for maths optional?

Mathematics optional paper rewards students who focus on conceptual clarity and hard work through consistent practice. Students do not need to learn or memorize much. Hence, making it a preferred choice for optional amongst most of the students.

## Can I crack UPSC with maths optional?

Mathematics optional subject in UPSC CSE examination is like, it can either make you or break you. It can fetch you within the top 100 ranks in the UPSC CSE examination.

## Who took Maths optional in UPSC?

UPSC Topper Utsav Gautam’s Preparation Strategy for IAS (UPSC CSE) Mathematics Optional. He has chosen Mathematics as the IAS UPSC CSE Optional Paper. In his 4 attempts, he has secured 238(122+116) in 2014, 195 (122+73) in 2015, 288 (145+143) in 2016 and 310 (147+163) in 2017 in the Mathematics optional papers.

## Can an average student take Maths optional?

Yes you can take maths optional.

## Who should take Maths optional?

Maths is one of the popular optional subjects for UPSC Main Examination. However, only the aspirants who have studied this subject their graduation in Mathematics should consider opting it. Some of the benefits of taking up Maths optional include: Static Syllabus: UPSC Maths Optional has a static syllabus.