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    Can anyone suggest right optional subject for ECE student in IAS exam?

    right subject to choose in ias for ece student
    hi i am karthik doing my electronic and communication engineering in chennai my passion is to become an ias officer. can any one tell me wat subject to choose as optional subject for ias exam????

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    s m samy Array
    Join Date
    May 2013

    Re: Can anyone suggest right optional subject for ECE student in IAS exam?

    IAS EXAM is conducted by UPSC .

    IAS exam eligibility:
    1.bechlor's degree from any recognized university.
    2.age: 21 to 30 years.
    3. indian citizen.

    no of attempts:
    general: 4
    OBS: 7.

    IAS exam pattern:
    IAS EXAM consists of three stages.

    IAS Examination ( Objective Type) (Usually conducted in May)
    IAS Main Examination (Written) (Conducted during October/November)
    Interview and final Selection (During April/May)

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    Mohit Bansal Array
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Bhucho Mandi

    Re: Can anyone suggest right optional subject for ECE student in IAS exam?

    dear aspirant,

    for the post of IAS you have to apply for Civil Services Exam that is conducted by UPSC every year.

    you can apply for Civil Services Exam while appearing in final year of graduation or after completing your graduation.

    Civil Services Exam is conducted in three phases:
    1. Prelims
    2. Mains
    3. Interview

    as you said you are from ECE and so you have studied Mathematics in you academic carrier and you might have good knowledge of Mathematics. So according to me you must choose Mathematics as your optional subject.

    Eligibility Criteria For Civil Services:

    >>you must have completed or appearing in final year of graduation.

    >>your age must be within 21 years to 30 years on 1 August of the year of exam. there is relaxation in upper age limit up to 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

    Limit Number Of Attempts:

    >>General category: 4 attempts

    >>OBC category: 7 attempts

    >>SC/ST category: No Limit

    Important dates of Civil Services exam in 2013:


    date of Notification:05.03.2013

    last date of receipt of application:04.04.2013

    date of exam:26.05.2013


    date of exam:01-12-2013

    You can apply for the exam online on following official link of UPSC:


    Good Luck......

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