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How can I prepare for UPSC optional?
Tip #1: Prepare Yourself. Tip #2: Make a Time Table. Tip #3: Know the UPSC Syllabus. Tip #4: Newspaper Reading/Current Affairs for IAS. Tip #5: Choosing Optional. Tip #6: NCERTs. Tip #7: Making Notes. Tip #8: Answer Writing Practice.
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.
What should I choose as my optional in UPSC?
If you are not comfortable with the science subjects mentioned, check other optional subjects such as Geography, Psychology, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Public Administration, Philosophy etc.
Which optional is easy to score?
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.
What is the right time to start optional?
When to begin preparing for the optional? It is ideal to begin preparing for the option in October of the year preceding the examination year. Since most optionals will take 4-5 months, your optional subject would be over by March of the year of examination.
Which is the shortest 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.
Can I fail in optional subject?
According to CBSE, if a student fails in more than one subject, he has declared a failure. But, if you failed only in your optional subject, you need not worry as marks for the 6th subject are not counted in total per cent and not even in entrance cut-offs.
Which is the highest scoring optional in UPSC?
Anthropology: As an optional subject at UPSC, Anthropology is regarded as one of the best scoring optional for UPSC. This is a subject chosen time and again by aspirants because of its scoring potential.
What is success rate for optional UPSC?
It means, on an average a successful candidate scores 35%-45% of the maximum marks in GS papers, while they score 55%-65% (280-310 out of 500 marks) in the Optional Paper.
Which optional is easy for self study?
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 has the highest IAS Optional Subject success rate in UPSC?