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Should I give UPSC interview in Hindi or English?
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.
Is it possible to give UPSC interview in Hindi?
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 interview?
Mainly local languages are given importance for effective communication at a particular cadre. English as a language becomes important only when you are working at the central deputation as an officer. Some of the candidates fear their choices of regional language as the medium for the interview.
Is English important for UPSC interview?
English has been the most common language that people have been choosing for giving UPSC interviews but it is not necessary that one has to answer the UPSC interview questions only in English.
Is Hindi a qualifying paper in UPSC?
Answer. No, Hindi is not compulsory for upsc examination. Moreover, If you are from the north-eastern states i.e Sikkim/ Arunachal Pradesh/Meghalaya, Manipur/Mizoram / Nagaland then you are exempted from giving mains paper A i.
Which medium is best for UPSC interview?
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.
Can we crack UPSC in Hindi?
Students from all the mediums, whether it is English, Hindi, or regional have equal chances of qualifying the exam. Although, the students have to face an English language exam which is qualifying in nature and needs to be given in English only. The rest of the papers can be attempted in Hindi.
Can we use Hindi language in interview?
Yes. A candidate who has written the Main examination in English can take the interview in Hindi or any other Indian language.
Do students fail in UPSC interview?
If the candidate’s total marks (Mains + Interview) is above the cut-off mark fixed by UPSC, then he/she gets the chance to get into the final merit list. If the total marks do not cross the cut-off marks, then the candidate is considered failed in UPSC Interview.
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.