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    How good is chemistry subject for Mains exam as an optional subject? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    Dear friends I am Sanjay completed my M.Sc., Chemistry , I like to take chemistry as one of my optional subject, Is it good scoring subject r not kindly give your suggestions and share some experience if u have written UPSC mains

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    dear friend,

    as you said that you have done M.Sc in Chemistry.

    So you have very good knowledge of Chemistry Subject.

    And your Knowledge will be helpful for you for the preparation for the exam. and you can easily Crack the exam.

    so, according to my point of view Chemistry is good for you.



    Good Luck.......

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

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    Hi Aspirant

    Well one thing dear i want to clear that

    According to me that you have to choose the optional subject

    In which you have interest as it will be scoring subject for you

    No doubt as if you have interest in any of the subject

    Than automatically you will score a good score

    But arts subjects are normally more scoring subjects than any other

    As subjects like History and Public Administrator

    Are scoring subjects but the final decision is your's

    So take the subjects as optional in which you have interest

    As for the exam the Candidate should be pass in graduation

    From a recognized Indian university or

    The final year candidates are also allowed for the exam


    The Age required for the exam is 21 to 30

    Age relaxation for the obc 21-33

    Also for the sc,st 21-35


    Number of Attempts :

    4 attempts for general

    7 attempts for obc

    unlimited attempts for sc,st


    Nationality :

    Indian

    Best of luck

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

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    Hi

    If you have done M.SC with Chemistry then Chemistry is the best subjects for Main Examination.

    You can choose Chemistry as your Optional subject if you have done M.SC with chemistry.

    you must have following eligibility for UPSC exams;

    *Must have at least graduation degree

    **Degree must be from recognized university

    ***Age must lies in between 21-30 years.

    ****You must be Indian

    You can choose other subjects as well for Option,

    SUBJECTS IN UPSC

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    For more ;-http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    Chemistry is not a popular optional subject among the mains candidates.
    The scope of the syllabus for the optional subject papers for the examination is broadly of the honours degree level. Many people apply for this exam with bachelor's degree only, so they find the syllabus for chemistry as vast which is difficult to cover.
    And there is not much guidance available for you like how to present the papers, how to score more marks, strategy for preparation etc. Almost no coaching institutes offer coaching for chemistry optional. So it is not very popular.
    But dont think that is is not high scoring subject. there are candidates who have come successful in this examination with good scores.
    In civil services exam 2009, 9 candidates have cleared the exam with chemistry as an optional subject.
    If you think you are good in chemistry and you can prepare yourself then you can go ahead with it.
    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    hi,
    it is nice that you are m.sc graduate from a recognized university.
    therefore you should choose chemistry as optional subject.
    you know well about chemistry.
    according to my view,
    everyone should choose optional subject related to his graduation subject.
    i hope you understand it.

    thank you..........

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    Re: Is chemistry as an optional subject for mains good for scoring or not? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Dear friends I am Sanjay completed my M.Sc., Chemistry , I like to take chemistry as one of my optional subject, Is it good scoring subject r not kindly give your suggestions and share some experience if u have written UPSC mains
    Dear Sanjay,

    Yes definitely you can choose Chemistry if you qualification is M.SC in Chemistry.
    In fact you will be at an advantage since you know your subject pretty well being from similar background of qualification.
    Many candidates opt for subjects relating to their qualification and they succeed in it.
    So you should also do the same.
    If you know your subject pretty well and can prepare for it than you should go ahead with it.
    Also check out it's syllabus first and look out for notes and books which are available in your area.
    It will be very helpful in your preparation.
    Hope it guides you well.

    All the best.

    Regards.

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    Re: How good is chemistry subject for Mains exam as an optional subject? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    There is no such scoring subject especially for postgraduates.As you have completed M.Sc,it can be presumed clearly that you have a sound knowledge in your subject.Even if you do not have very good command,still it is better to do a bit more hardwork on your own subject rather than selecting a totally new subject and then start from ground level.Science subjects are scoring subjects as there is scope of numericals also.So better would be to stick with your own subject and give more emphasis on it than wasting time for thinking about other scoring subjects.

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    Re: How good is chemistry subject for Mains exam as an optional subject? I am a M.Sc Chemistry graduate.

    DEAR FRIEND,
    AS YOU ARE M.Sc CHEMISTRY THEN YOU MUST BE MASTER COMMAND ON CHEMISTRY, SO YOU MUST CHOOSE CHEMISTRY
    AS A OPT. SUBJECT .

    CHEMISTRY IS NOT A HARD SUBJECT AND YOU CAN EASILY CRACK IT.

    SO ACC. TO ME CHEMISTRY IS BEST FOR YOU.

    GOOD LUCK!!!

    HAPPY TO HELP YOU

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