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What marks are required to qualify UPSC mains?
Candidates have to score at least 25% marks in each qualifying paper in order to clear the main examination.
What are 2 qualifying papers in UPSC mains?
The UPSC mains exam comprises nine descriptive papers out of which two papers namely, Paper A and Paper B are the language papers. Both these papers are compulsory (except Paper A for northeast candidates) and qualifying in nature.
Which branch is best for UPSC in btech?
As you want to become an IAS officer i recommend you to do civil engineering. No other Engineering stream is as useful as these branch to become an IAS officer.
What are qualifying papers in UPSC mains?
UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam consists of nine papers out of which Paper A is the Compulsory Indian Language Paper. It is a qualifying paper, hence, the score obtained in this paper is not calculated while determining the final rank. You need to score 25% or 75+ marks out of 300 marks in order to pass this paper.
How many attempts are there for UPSC mains?
Many competitive exams in India do prescribe the maximum age limit but does not restrict the number of attempts like UPSC. The General Category can attempt the UPSC Exam only six times, and just applying doesn’t count as attempting.
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%.
Is UPSC mains difficult?
The UPSC Mains exam is very tough as compared to the prelims. Consider these stages as a hierarchy which only increases the challenging intensity with every level. Many think that the competition is lower in mains which is true. But the competition is even stronger than before because everyone is on the same level.
Which language is best for UPSC mains?
You may have written the UPSC exam in English, but if you feel you are better off speaking Hindi or Tamil or any other regional language that is your native language, you can opt for it. In fact, there are many talented people in India who are well-versed in written English but falter when it comes to conversing in it.
Is B Tech is useful for UPSC?
If you clear the UPSC exam after your engineering course itself, you can be one of the youngest to clear this challenging exam and also get a head start in your career. There have been toppers in the past who cleared the IAS exam by preparing for it while they were engaged in their engineering courses.
Is B Tech is eligible for UPSC?
Can BTech student apply for IAS? Yes, final year students can also sit for the UPSC prelims exam. The passing of the said final year exam should render the candidates eligible for the UPSC civil services exam, i.e., it should be a graduation-level degree from a recognised university.