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    Suggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.

    Sir/Mam

    Suggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.

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    Re: Suggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.


    Hi Aspirant,


    Friend nice to see your interest that you want to do the preparation of civil service exam.

    For the preparation of civil service exam candidates should choose only those optional subject which are most familiar and confident.

    As you mentioned that you are the electronics engineering student, so you should choose the subject which are related to engineering or some other stream where you are most interested and would have caliber of the preparation.

    Electronics is not included in the list of optional subject so you should choose other subject like math, physics.

    You can also choose the subject of history and geography which will be also helpful in the preparation of general studies

    List of optional subject

    Agriculture
    Animal husbandry & vetinary science
    Anthropology
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Civil engineering
    Commerce and accountancy
    Economics
    Geography
    Indian History
    Law
    Management
    Mathematics
    Mechanical engineering
    Medical science
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political science & international relations
    Psychology
    Sociology
    Statistics
    Zoology

    Exam pattern and syllabus

    Prelims ( 400 marks)




    Mains ( 2000 marks)




    Books for the preparation of civil service exam




    I am attaching below the question paper of previous year for your assistant.


    Best of Lucků
    Attached Files

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    Re: Suggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.

    Dear friend,


    UPSC conducts Civil Services Exam every year for the posts of IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, etc.

    You will have to pass three stages to crack this exam:

    >> Preliminary Exam (CSAT Exam)

    >> Mains Exam

    >> Personal Interview


    Exam Pattern:

    <> Preliminary Exam:


    <> Mains Exam:



    You will have to choose Optional Subjects yourself among 18 Subjects for Mains Exam.

    Choose that subjects in which you have more knowledge and have interest.

    So that, you can prepare for it easily.

    For more information, visit: http://upsc.gov.in

    Some of the good books from which you may get help are:

    IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback)
    by Disha Experts
    Publisher: Disha Publication (2012)
    Price: Rs. 174


    IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers 2011-1997
    by Siddharth Mittal
    Publisher: Arihant (2012)
    Price: Rs. 166


    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Paperback)
    by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    Publisher: Pearson (2012)
    Price: Rs. 883

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    Re: Suggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Sir/MamSuggest me the right set of optional subjects for UPSC IAS exam. Also give the details about study materials, books required for same. By the way I have completed my Engineering in Electronics stream.
    hello,Electronics is not included in the list of optional subject so you should choose other subject like math, physics.You can also choose the subject of history and geography which will be also helpful in the preparation of general studiesList of optional subjectAgricultureAnimal husbandry & vetinary scienceAnthropologyBotanyChemistryCivil engineeringCommerce and accountancyEconomicsGeographyIndian HistoryLawManagementMathematicsMechanical engineeringMedical sciencePhilosophyPhysicsPolitical science & international relationsPsychologySociologyStatisticsZoologyExam pattern and syllabusPrelims ( 400 marks)Mains ( 2000 marks)Books for the preparation of civil service examSome of the good books from which you may get help are:IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback)by Disha ExpertsPublisher: Disha Publication (2012)Price: Rs. 174IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers 2011-1997by Siddharth MittalPublisher: Arihant (2012)Price: Rs. 166for more information:-http://upsc.gov.inGood luck.

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