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Can we give UPSC Prelims in Hindi?
Yes. A candidate who has written the Main examination in English can take the interview in Hindi or any other Indian language.
In which language I can write UPSC?
In which language is the UPSC exam held? In the preliminary exam, the paper is generally printed in two languages. One is Hindi and the other is English. In mains, questions are printed in English and Hindi.
What is allowed in UPSC Prelims?
Candidates should remember to take a printout of the admit card from the official website of the UPSC. Make sure your photograph is clearly visible on it. Otherwise, please carry a valid photo ID card such as Aadhar card, PAN card, passport, driving license, etc.
Should I give UPSC 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.
Can I give prelims in Hindi and mains in English?
Yes! Now UPSC provides options to write GS and Optional papers in different mediums (Since 2018). If you choose to write GS and Essay papers in Hindi and Optional Paper in English you can do so.
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 .
Is English compulsory for UPSC?
The UPSC civil services main exam consists of 9 papers out of which one is the English language paper. This paper is compulsory and is of qualifying nature.
What is 7 5 3 rule in UPSC?
SEVEN – Candidates’ should aim to answer questions within 7 minutes per question. FIVE – Write 5 points in their answers related to the keyword. It would be better to break down the answer into bulleted points. THREE – Elaborate each point in 3 dimensions as per the requirements listed in the question.
Is UPSC Prelims very difficult?
If you look at the success rate in the IAS exam, you will understand why it is considered one of the toughest exams in India and some say, the world. Every year, lakhs of people take the IAS prelims exam. Out of this, only about 25% clear it and move onto the IAS mains.
Are watches allowed in UPSC?
Use of normal or simple wrist watches by candidates is allowed inside the Examination Rooms/ Halls.