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Is there compulsory Indian language in UPSC?
Out of the nine papers in the Mains exam, the first paper is known as ‘Paper A’ and is the compulsory Indian language paper. This paper is compulsory for all candidates except for those hailing from the north-eastern states of India.
Which language is compulsory for UPSC?
UPSC-CSE Mains Exam consists of nine papers, out of which Paper A is the Compulsory Indian Language Paper (commonly called UPSC language paper) and Paper B is English.
How many languages are compulsory for UPSC?
Which language is included in the UPSC exam? The languages that are included in the prelims exam of the UPSC are Hindi and English. This procedure is the same in the Mains exam also. Although, according to the 8th schedule in the Indian constitution, applicants can write the exams in any of their scheduled languages.
Does language matter in UPSC exam?
What matters is whether you are comfortable in the language you choose. In fact, there have been toppers who took the UPSC interview in regional languages. In any case, as IAS officers, you would be trained in the language of your cadre while you are in training at LBSNAA, Mussoorie.
Can I clear UPSC Without Hindi?
Answer. No, Hindi is not compulsory for upsc examination.
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 enough 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.
Is Hindi mandatory for IAS?
Ans. No, Hindi Language is not compulsory for UPSC Mains unless you choose it as the compulsory paper in UPSC Mains. You also can choose the medium of UPSC Mains and Prelims in Hindi.
Do IAS officers learn local language?
Yes, all civil servants learn the local language of the primary state. After joining, they get around 1 year of training to learn the local language. Most of them learn it, because they are quick learners and they need it to progress in the career.
Can we give IAS exam in English?
Answer – No, the Candidates have the option to write their answers either in English or in any one of the Eighth Schedule languages except the Qualifying Language papers Paper-A and Paper-B, which they have indicated at the time of filling up of their online application form for the Civil Service (Preliminary) …