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Has anyone cleared UPSC with English optional?
Other UPSC toppers with English Literature optional: Mona Pruthi AIR 1, CSE 2005. Ajay Prakash AIR 9, CSE 2010. Shuchita Kishore AIR 39, 2010.
How to prepare English literature optional for UPSC?
Which optional subject is best for UPSC in English?
Sociology. Geography. Literature Subject (Any) Anthropology. Agriculture. Medical Science. Public Administration. Psychology.
Is English literature a good optional?
It enjoys a good success rate and every year, there are successful candidates with this optional. In 2005, the first rank went to Mona Pruthi, who had taken English literature as her optional.
Is BA English Literature good for IAS?
It’ll help you a great deal in the Examination. B.A. English Literature is as great for UPSC as some other sort of graduation.
Is it good to take literature as optional in UPSC?
Pros of taking literature optional in IAS mains: If you have a love for literature, you will find preparation for the subject easy and less strenuous than other subjects. Literature is full of stories and poetry and if this excites you, you should definitely think of taking literature optionals.
Is English literature difficult?
BA English literature is not at all difficult provided you have interest in the subject. If you have a knack of writing and reading then it will turn out to be a very interesting subject. The syllabus of many universities and colleges varies so it depends on it too.
Which is the most scoring subject in UPSC optional?
Geography. Most of the aspirants choose Geography as their optional subject because it is noticed that it is the highest-scoring option in UPSC and the most popular among the candidates. Last year also there were a lot of toppers with this optional.
Is English good for UPSC?
Secondly, most of the standard study materials for the UPSC Exam are in English, and to an extent in Hindi. Even, most online resources are in English. Therefore, knowledge of English can definitely be beneficial here.
Which optional 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.