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Can we choose same optional subject for UPSC?
Many people who have graduated or done Masters in some subject choose the same subject as optional in the Civil Services Exam. This is a plus point that the candidates’ are already familiar with the subject and need not put much effort into preparing for the optional.
Do we have to choose two optional subject for UPSC?
Candidates have to choose one optional for the mains exam. The optional subject has two papers and each paper accounts for 250 marks. Candidates can choose from the list of optional subjects that also includes literature subjects (English and Indian languages).
Which optional subject is more 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 subject is easiest for optional?
Answer: Sociology, Geography, and Public Administration are easy subjects to score. Many candidates have scored more than 400 marks in these optional subjects as per the previous year’s result.
What if we fail in optional subject?
Further, in case of CBSE examination one needs to pass exam of each subject irrespective of whether it is additional or not to pass the board exams. In case of failing the additional subject exam he/she has to re-give the exam at appropriate time after registering for it as dictated by CBSE .
Which optional subject takes less time?
There is an abundance of reading material on geography, as this has been one of the best optional subjects for the UPSC mains exam. # Less time-consuming because major portions are already covered in GS.
Who scored the highest in optional UPSC?
UPSC CSE 2013: All India Rank 1: Gaurav Agarwal (Economics) UPSC CSE 2015: All India Rank 1: Tina Dabi (Political Science and International Relations) UPSC CSE 2016: All India Rank 1: Nandini KR (Kannada Literature)
Which field students crack UPSC most?
“Engineering students crack the UPSC exam because of the practical pedagogical methods they experience in their four-year engineering studies. This provides them with a better analytical aptitude as compared to Arts graduates,” says JK Dadoo, former IAS officer who was in the services for more than 35 years.
Which optional is easy and scoring?
According to me, Sociology, Geography, and Public Administration are easy to score subjects. Many students have scored more than 400 marks in these optional subjects.
Which optional has most overlap with GS?
The syllabus of Geography Optional overlaps with almost 40% of the GS syllabus.