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    Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

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    Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?





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    komal.gupta
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    English literature is as such present there. you can also opt for philosophy

    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.




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    teeks
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    UPSC Main Examination - Optional Subjects list

    General Studies
    Agriculture
    Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Civil Engineering
    Commerce
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    Geography
    Geology
    Indian History
    Law
    Mathematics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Medical Science
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Public Administration
    Sociology
    Statistics
    Zoology
    Anthropology
    Arabic
    Assamese
    Bengali
    Chinese
    English
    German
    Gujarati
    Hindi
    Kannada
    Kashmiri
    Konkani
    Malayalam
    Manipuri
    Marathi
    Nepali
    Oriya
    Pali
    Persian
    Punjabi
    Russian
    Sanskrit
    Sindhi
    Tamil
    Telugu
    Urdu
    Management

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    pradeepdeshwal3626
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    FRIEND,

    ->You can be an IAS officer through CIVIL SERVICES EXAM which is conducted by the UPSC(UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION).

    ->There are three stages to be an IAS officer.

    1)CSAT(CIVIL SERVICES APTITUDE TEST)
    2)MAINS TEST
    3)PERSONAL INTERVIEW.

    ->The CSAT is an exam of objective type and it is included from this year only.

    ->The mains test contains Some optional subjects from which you can choose.

    THE LIST OF OPTIONAL SUBJECTS IN MAINS IS:
    1. Agriculture Management
    2. Animal Husbandry
    3. Vetinary Science
    4. Mathematics
    5. Anthropology
    6. Mechanical Engineering
    7. Botany
    8. Medical Science
    9. Chemistry
    10. Philosophy
    11. Civil Engineering
    12. Physics
    13. Commerce & Accountancy
    14. Political Science & International Relations
    15. Economics
    16. Psychology
    17. Geography
    18. Sociology
    19. Geology
    20. Statistics
    21. Indian History
    22. Zoology

    THE BOOK TO REFER FOR ENGLISH LITERATURE FOR IAS EXAM IS:



    For more information you can check the website www.upsc.gov.in

    GOOD LUCK.

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    Chinna66
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    There are 2 papers in UPSC CSP exam, one is general studies which is common to
    all of the students and other will be optional subjects which we have to choose.
    Here are the UPSC Optional subject codes -

    Agriculture 01
    Botany 02
    Chemistry.. 03
    Civil Engineering 04
    Commerce 05
    Economics 06
    Electrical Engineering 07
    Geography : 08
    Geology 09
    Indian History 10
    Law 11
    Mathematics 12
    Mechanical Engineering 13
    Philosophy 14
    Physics 15
    Political Science 16
    Psychology 17
    Sociology 18
    Zoology 19
    Statistics 20
    Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science 21
    Public Administration 22
    Medical Science 23
    there are total eight papers
    Paper-I One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 22 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks

    Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks

    Paper-III Essay [in the medium you choose] 200 Marks

    Papers IV & V General Studies (300 Marks for each paper) 600 Marks

    Papers VI, VII, VIII & IX Any two subjects (each having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (300 marks for each paper) 1200 Marks

    Total Marks for Written Examination 2000 Marks

    Interview Test [in the medium you choose] 300 Marks

    Grand Total 2300 Marks

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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    dear friend..
    please forgive...!
    i apologize you for that i gave you not related answer by mistake..
    friend... we also have English literature as an optional subject..
    you may proceed your preparation in English literature...
    sorry for the inconvenience..

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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    what are the best study materials for english litarature study material available for upsc optional

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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    can i choose english as optional subject in ias main exam

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    pabolu manikanta
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    Thumbs up Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    Hello Friend

    YES there is an optional subject for you to choose English language in UPSC IAS Main's Exam.

    Here i am giving you the list of Optional Subjects and Languages in Civil's main exam.

    Optional Subjects :

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

    Optional Languages :

    - Arabic
    - Assamese
    - Bengali
    - Bodo
    - Chinese
    - Dogri
    - English
    - French German
    - Gujarati
    - Hindi
    - Kannada
    - Kashmiri
    - Konkani
    - Maithili
    - Malayalam
    - Manipuri
    - Marathi
    - Nepali
    - Oriya
    - Pali
    - Persian
    - Punjabi
    - Russian
    - Sanskrit
    - Santhali
    - Sindi
    - Tamil
    - Telugu
    - Urdu


    So dude these are the Optional Languages and the syllabus for English paper is consists of two Papers

    Paper I :

    Section A :

    - William Shakespeare
    King Lear
    Tempest

    - John Donne
    Death be not proud
    Canonization
    The Good Morrow
    The Relic
    On His Mistress Going to Bed

    - John Milton : The Paradise Lost I II IV IX

    - Alexander Pope : The Rape of the Lock

    - Henrick Ibsen : A Doll's House

    - Alfred Tenyyson : In Memoriam

    - William Words worth ;

    Three years she grew
    Michael
    Resolution and Independence
    Upon Westminster Bridge
    She Dwelt among untrodden ways
    Tintern abbey

    Section B :

    Mark twain : The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin
    Thomas Hardy : Tess of d'Urbervilles
    George Eliot : The Mill Of The Floss
    Charles Dickens : Hard Times
    Henry Fielding : Tom Jones
    Jonathan Swift : Gulliver Travels

    Paper II :

    Section A :

    - John Osborne : Look back in anger
    - Samuel Becket : Waiting for Godot
    - Philip Larkin
    - A.K. Ramanujan
    - W.H.Auden
    - William Butler Yeats

    Section B :

    - Joseph Conrad : Lord Jim
    - James Joyce : Portrait of the Artist as a Young Men
    - D.H Lawrence : Sons and Lovers
    - E.M Forster : APassage to India
    - Virginia Wolf : Mrs Dalloway
    - Raja Rao : Kanthapura
    - V.S Naipal : A House for Mr.Biswas

    So dude these are the main Literature points to touch so for any further information leave your message here.

    REGARDS.

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    gotu
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    English literature is as such present there. you can also opt for philosophy

    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,,,,etc

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    vikasjha39
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Sir/Madam
    Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    HI,
    There are many optional subject in I.A.S exam:-

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


    GOOD LUCK!

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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    i have opted for english literature as my 2nd optional. but i don't know how to start its preparation? can you suggest me the study material for it?
    plz let me know if anybody who opted for this subject was selected?

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    madhurimadhu
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    Hi...
    Friend
    IAS stands for INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE....Yes you have optional subjects in this IAS exam....After completion of your graduation in any stream you are eligible for this exam...

    OPTIONAL SUBJECTS:


    **Anthropology

    **Civil Engineering

    **Agriculture

    **Botany

    **Law

    **Mechanical Engineering

    **Physics

    **Public Administration

    **Geology

    **Management

    **Medical science

    **Sociology

    **Political sciences and International relations

    **Electrical Engineering

    **Psychology

    **Statistics

    **History

    **Mathematics

    **Commerce and Accountancy

    **Geography


    **Philosophy

    **Zoology

    **Chemistry

    **Economics

    **Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science....ALL THE BEST FRIEND

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    Milan Padariya
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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    UPSC Main Examination - Optional Subjects list

    General Studies
    Agriculture
    Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Civil Engineering
    Commerce
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    Geography
    Geology
    Indian History
    Law
    Mathematics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Medical Science
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Public Administration
    Sociology
    Statistics
    Zoology
    Anthropology
    Arabic
    Assamese
    Bengali
    Chinese
    English
    German
    Gujarati
    Hindi
    Kannada
    Kashmiri
    Konkani
    Malayalam
    Manipuri
    Marathi
    Nepali
    Oriya
    Pali
    Persian
    Punjabi
    Russian
    Sanskrit
    Sindhi
    Tamil
    Telugu
    Urdu
    Management......

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    Re: Do we have any optional subject related to English literature in IAS exam?

    friend ,

    optional subjects -


    Indian History
    Geology
    Anthropology
    Arabic
    General Studies
    Agriculture
    Geography
    Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
    Botany
    Mechanical Engineering
    Medical Science
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Public Administration
    Electrical Engineering
    Chemistry
    Civil Engineering
    Assamese
    English
    German
    Gujarati
    Hindi
    Kannada
    Kashmiri
    Punjabi
    Russian
    Marathi
    Pali
    Persian
    Tamil
    Telugu
    Urdu
    Sindhi
    Sanskrit



    good luck ...........

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