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    List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.
    thank you.

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    THe exam pattern for UPSC is below :
    It consist three parts .
    1.preliminary exam .
    In this exam there are two papers .
    1) General study
    2) Optional Subject

    After this selected candidates will appear for Main Exam .

    Main Exam include 9 descriptive type papers .

    1-Any language defined in constitution of India
    2-english
    3-essay
    4-general study
    5-general study
    6-optional subject-1
    7-optional subject-1
    8-optional subject-2
    9-optional subject-2

    In this papers first two is optional paper means its marks are not considered but one have to get minimum marks in that paper also otherwise one will be failed in the main exam .

    The other seven papers are compulsory and its marks are considered in the final merit list .

    After the selected candidate will go for an interview .

    The final merit list will be made based on the marks secured in main exam plus interview together .

    The list of optional subject for the Language means literature is below :
    Gujarati
    Manipuri
    Sanskrit
    Hindi
    Sindhi
    Bengali
    Kannada
    Oriya
    Tamil
    Kashmiri
    Telugu
    Konkani
    Urdu
    Marathi
    Punjabi
    Malayalam

    The list of other optional subject for the main exam is below :
    Agriculture
    Management
    Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science
    Mathematics
    Anthropology
    Mechanical Engineering
    Botany
    Medical Science
    Chemistry
    Philosophy
    Civil Engineering
    Physics
    Commerce & Accountancy
    Political Science & International Relations
    Economics
    Psychology
    Electrical Engineering
    Public Administration
    Geography
    Sociology
    Geology
    Statistics
    Indian History
    Law
    Zoology

    So there are lots of optional subject so select any two from the above list and start the preparation for the exam .

    GOODS LUCK

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Dear

    compulsory subject is the

    General Study- paper

    One Language- 1 paper

    English -1 paper

    optional subject list :-

    Agriculture
    Management

    Animal Husbandry & Vet nary
    Science
    Mathematics
    Anthropology
    Mechanical Engineering
    Botany
    Medical Science
    Chemistry
    Philosophy
    Civil Engineering
    Physics
    Commerce & Accountancy
    Political Science &
    International Relations
    Economics
    Psychology
    Electrical Engineering
    Public Administration
    Geography
    Sociology
    Geology
    Statistics
    Indian History
    Zoology

    Any language subject
    Following subject do not took together

    Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration

    Commerce and Management

    Anthropology and Sociology

    Maths and Statistics

    Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

    Management and Public Administration

    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Medical Science

    for further detail you update with the official website of the civil service exam www.upsc.gov.in

    best of luck for the future

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Optional Subjects for the Main Examination:

    Optional subjects: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Civil

    Engineering, Commerce and Accountancy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Geology,

    History, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Science, Philosophy,

    Physics, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology,

    Statistics, Zoology. Each paper is of 3 hours duration.

    Literatures:

    Arabic, Assamese, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri,

    Konkani, Marathi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Nepali, Oriya, Pali, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Sanskrit, Sindhi,

    Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

    The following combinations not allowed are:

    Political Science & International

    Relations and Public Administration

    Commerce and Management

    Anthropology and Sociology

    Maths and Statistics

    Agriculture and Animal Husbandry

    and Veterinary Science

    Management and Public

    Administration

    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary

    Science and Medical Science

    Any two branches of engineering.

    Combination of two literatures in

    the above list.

    Interview:

    At interview stage, two-fold vacancies are called to appear before the UPSC Board. Interview carries

    300 marks. Interview calls are sent on the basis of minimum marks fixed by the UPSC at its

    discretion. The overall ranking is done based on the Mains performance (i.e., 2000 marks) and

    interview. Therefore, the total marks involved in the ranking are 2300. Candidates are allotted various

    services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and preferences given by them in their

    mainapplication form.




    THANK YOU !





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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.


    ***Hi Friend!!***

    You will have an English paper which is compulsory.

    You need to select
    2 optional subjects from the list given below:

    Agriculture


    Management


    Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science


    Mathematics


    Anthropology


    Mechanical Engineering


    Botany Medical


    Science


    Chemistry


    Philosophy


    Civil Engineering


    Physics


    Commerce & Accountancy


    Political Science & International Relations


    Economics


    Psychology


    Electrical Engineering


    Public Administration


    Geography


    Sociology


    Geology

    Statistics


    Indian History


    Zoology


    Law

    Note : Some of the combinations are not allowed like Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering , Sociology and Public Administration etc.

    The list of Indian languages is:
    Arabic


    Gujarati


    Manipuri


    Sanskrit


    Assamese


    Hindi


    Nepali


    Sindhi


    Bengali


    Kannada


    Oriya


    Tamil


    Chinese


    Kashmiri


    Pali


    Telugu



    English


    Konkani


    Persian


    Urdu


    French


    Marathi


    Punjabi


    German


    Malayalam


    Russian



    You can have
    anything regarding the civil exams at http://www.upsc.gov.in/general/civil.htm#CS (Main)

    ***I wish you all SUCCESS!!***

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    The written examination will consist of the following papers :
    Paper I (One of the Indian languages to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution) 300 marks
    Paper II English 300 marks
    Paper III Essay 200 marks
    Papers IV General Studies 300 marks
    and V for each paper
    Papers VI Any two subjects to be selected from the list of the optional subjects 300 marks(per each paper)
    VII, VIII
    and IX Best of Luck

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    dear list of optional subjects
    u can opt any of subject as main and optional in civil servise
    [FONT=Arial]Agriculture[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Mathematics[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Animal Husbandry &
    Vetinary Science
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    [FONT=Arial]Mechanical
    Engineering
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    [FONT=Arial]Botany[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Medical
    Science
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    [FONT=Arial]Chemistry[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Philosophy[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Civil
    Engineering
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    [FONT=Arial]Physics[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Commerce[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Political
    Science
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    [FONT=Arial]Economics[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Psychology[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Electrical
    Engineering
    [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Public
    Administration
    [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Geography[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Sociology[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Geology[/FONT] [FONT=Arial]Statistics[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Indian
    History
    [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Zoology[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial]Law
    [/FONT]

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Two Optional Subjects are compulsory in the Main examination .

    UPSC Main exam Pattern ::



    The following combination are not allowed to apply ::

    ~~ Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration
    ~~ Commerce and Management
    ~~ Anthropology and Sociology
    ~~ Maths and Statistics
    ~~ Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
    ~~ Management and Public Administration
    ~~ Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Medical Science
    ~~ Any two branches of engineering

    Optional Subjects for UPSC Main Exam ::

    ~~ Agriculture
    ~~ Chemistry
    ~~ Civil Engineering
    ~~ Commerce
    ~~ Economics
    ~~ Electrical Engineering
    ~~ Geography
    ~~ Geology
    ~~ Indian History
    ~~ Mathematics
    ~~ Botany
    ~~ Law
    ~~ Mechanical Engineering
    ~~ Philosophy
    ~~ Physics
    ~~ Political Science
    ~~ Psychology
    ~~ Sociology
    ~~ Zoology
    ~~ Statistics
    ~~ Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
    ~~ Public Administration
    ~~ Medical Science

    Official website :: www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Dear Friend

    The list of optional subjects for IAS examinations are as follows:




    MAIN subjects are as below:

    PAPER I

    AND PAPER II.

    UPSC stands for union public servcie commission.

    MAIN examination is conducted after you qualify for the prelimianry examination.

    It is the most tough phase of the upsc exams .after which you need to appear for the personal interview.


    Hope the answer helps you/

    aashisranjan784

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.


    The following are some combinations you can opt...:

    Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration

    Commerce and Management

    Anthropology and Sociology

    Maths and Statistics

    Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

    Management and Public Administration

    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Medical Science

    Any two branches of engineering.

    Combination of two literatures.

    Thanks..

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    hi,
    You can choose below given list of Optional subjects.

    UPSC Optional Subject List;-

    Agriculture
    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
    Anthropology
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Civil Engineering
    Commerce and Accountancy
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    Geography
    Geology
    History
    Law
    Management
    Mathematics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Medical Science
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political Science and International Relations
    Psychology
    Public Administration
    Sociology
    Statistics
    Zoology

    All the best..................

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Dear Aspirant

    Civil service examination is conducted in three phases
    1)Preliminary Exam
    2)Mains Examination
    3)Interview Test

    I am listing the whole examination pattern
    Preliminary examination consists of
    Paper 1 200 marks Duration 2hrs of MCQ types questions
    Paper 2 200 marks Duration 2hrs of MCQ types questions
    Paper I of preliminary examination consists of following syllabus
    1)Current events of national and international importance.
    2)History of India and Indian National Movement.
    3)Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
    4)Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
    5) Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
    6)General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change
    7)General Science.
    Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
    1)Comprehension Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
    2)Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    3)Decision-making and problem-solving
    4)General mental ability Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level),
    5)Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)
    6)English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).

    In Mains examination it consists of four paper of conventional types
    Main Examination

    Paper-I Section 1 Essay 200 Marks
    Section 2 English Comprehension & English Précise 100 Marks (Of Matriculation/ Xth standard level)
    Paper 2:General Studies–I Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society 250 marks
    Paper 3:General Studies –II Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations 250marks
    Paper 4:General Studies –III Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management 250marks
    Paper 5:General Studies –IV Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude 250 marks
    Paper 6:Optional Subject – Paper 1 250 Marks
    Paper 7:Optional Subject – Paper 2 250 Marks
    Personality Test -275 marks

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    Elective Subject matter for the Primary Evaluation:
    Elective matters: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry plus Veterinarian Science, Botany, Hormone balance, Civil
    Anatomist, The business sector plus Accountancy, Financial burdens, Electro-mechanical Anatomist, Location, Geology,
    Record, Rules, Control, Math, Physical Anatomist, Health-related Science, Idea,
    Physics, Governmental Science plus Worldwide Associations, Psychology, Public Government, Sociology,
    Data, Zoology. Each report will be of 3 hours duration.
    Literatures:
    Arabic, Assamese, Bengali, Chinese language, English, People from france, German born, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri,
    Konkani, Marathi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Nepali, Oriya, Pali, Neighborhood, Punjabi, European, Sanskrit, Sindhi,
    Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
    In meeting stage, two-fold openings these are known as to show up until the UPSC Board. Interview carries
    300 marks. Interview telephone calls are mailed by bare minimum marks resolved from the UPSC on it's
    discretion. The entire standing is conducted in accordance with the Mains functionality (i.e., 2000 marks) plus
    interview. Hence, the full marks working in the standing are 2300. Candidates are designated many
    expert services retaining in view their ranks inside the examination plus choices provided by these folks in their
    mainapplication form.
    Paper-I Portion 1 Dissertation 200 Signifies
    Portion 2 English Information & English Précise 100 Signifies (Of Matriculation/ Xth conventional level)
    Newspaper 2:Normal Studies–I American indian Culture plus Traditions, Background and Location in the Globe plus Community 250 marks
    Newspaper 3:Normal Scientific studies –II Government, Metabolic rate, Polity, Public Proper rights plus Worldwide relationships 250marks
    Newspaper 4:Normal Scientific studies –III Technological innovation, Global financial Improvement, Bio-diversity, Setting, Basic safety plus Problem Control 250marks
    Newspaper 5:Normal Scientific studies –IV Integrity, Ethics plus Understanding 250 marks
    Newspaper 6:Elective Matter – Newspaper 1 250 Signifies
    Newspaper 7:Elective Matter – Newspaper 2 250 Signifies
    Identity Examine -275 marks

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Dear friend the list of compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.
    Compulsory Subjects in Main exam in UPSC are:-
    - English
    - Indian Languages

    List Of Optional Subjects in Main Exam are:-
    Agriculture
    Management
    Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science
    Mathematics
    Anthropology
    Mechanical Engineering
    Botany
    Medical Science
    Chemistry
    Philosophy
    Civil Engineering
    Physics
    Commerce & Accountancy
    Political Science & International Relations
    Economics
    Psychology
    Electrical Engineering
    Public Administration
    Geography
    Sociology
    Geology
    Statistics
    Indian History
    Zoology
    Law

    For more information please visit:- www.upsc.gov.in
    All the best........

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    Re: List the compulsory and optional subjects for UPSC mains exam.

    Hello Friend ,

    LIST OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS FOR MAINS EXAM ARE LISTED BELOW :

    • Agriculture
    • Management
    • Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Botany
    • Medical Science
    • Chemistry
    • Philosophy
    • Civil Engineering
    • Physics
    • Commerce & Accountancy
    • Political Science & International Relations
    • Economics
    • Psychology
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Public Administration
    • Geography
    • Sociology
    • Geology
    • Statistics
    • Indian History
    • Zoology
    • Law
    GOOD LUCK !

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