Can I choose Odia as a optional subject in UPSC?
It has been given the status of an official language by listing it in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India. Odia has a long and illustrious history of literary works since ancient times. UPSC Mains includes Odia literature as one of the optional subjects.
Which language/medium is best for UPSC?
3 Which language is best for UPSC interview? Ans. 3 The most opted language medium for the Civil Services interview Examination is English and Hindi. However, candidates should opt for a language in which they are more comfortable.
Can I give UPSC in any language?
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.
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).
Can I give IAS exam in Odia?
One can choose Odia language as an optional subject, if you have graduated in the literature of Odia language as the main subject. Each Odia paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Odia mains paper is 3 hours.
Which sub is most important for IAS?
UPSC Prelims exam comprises General Studies Paper 1 and Paper 2. General Studies Paper 1 comprises questions related to History, Geography, Economics, Environment etc. On the other hand the General Studies Paper 2 focuses on comprehension, logical reasoning, data interpretation etc.
Can I give UPSC interview in Odia language?
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.
Do IAS officers learn local language?
No! English is not enough for an IAS officer whose postings are most of the time at small districts or remote areas. As a civil service officer it is very important to talk to locals and speaking the local language. It creates more faithful influence among people.
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.
Is English compulsory for UPSC?
English language paper is compulsory which comes under the qualifying category. The final ranking of the UPSC IAS Main examination does not include the marks secured in the English language paper. Candidates need to secure at least 75 marks out of 300 marks in the English language paper to qualify for the examination.