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Which language is allowed in UPSC exam?
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.
Does language matter in UPSC exam?
Answer. The UPSC Prelims and Mains examination question paper are set in both English and Hindi while prelims examination is objective, Mains examination is subjective and you have the option to write your answers in English or in any one of the Eighth Schedule languages .
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.
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 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.
Can I clear UPSC in 6 months?
A 6 months long period is neither sufficient nor insufficient for UPSC prelims, it all depends upon the aspirant’s dedication and willingness to make it work.
Does UPSC depend on luck?
So, it is not only your preparation that matters but also how others prepare, and that is out of your hands. In the UPSC prelims where there are MCQs, you can get lucky or unlucky with your guesses. In the IAS mains exam, a lot depends on the ‘mood’ of the examiner, and also on the nature of the examiner.
Do IAS need laptop?
Having a laptop is not exactly a necessity to prepare for UPSC while having access to internet connection is a very important necessity as you will be able to go through a lot of stuff prepared with a lot more information on the tip of your hand with the help of Internet.
Can I study IAS without maths?
Maths is not so necessary but you are going to become an IAS so you have to know mathematics up to a certain extent. UPSC Prelims paper which is known as CSAT comprises questions from reasoning.
What is the lowest score in UPSC?
There is no minimum mark in the UPSC interview. Mostly, the marks awarded for the interview ranges from 40% to 80%.