Can I take English as optional subject for UPSC?
The UPSC allows English as an optional subject in the Civil Services Exam. The English Literature syllabus for UPSC Mains is vast. It covers literature from old English used during the medieval and early modern period as well as modern English used from 1900 AD onwards.
Can I give optional paper in English?
Yes ! Now UPSC provides options to write GS and optional paper in different medium. You will get option to choose medium of exam while filling application form.
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).
Which optional subject is best for UPSC in English?
Sociology. Geography. Literature Subject (Any) Anthropology. Agriculture. Medical Science. Public Administration. Psychology.
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.
Which is the shortest subject for 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.
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.
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.
Is English a qualifying paper of UPSC?
The UPSC civil services main exam consists of 9 papers out of which one is the English language paper. This paper is compulsory and is of qualifying nature.
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.