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    Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hello sir.
    i ma a b.a. degree holder, how to choose subjects for civil service exam?





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    sweta jha
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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hi friend,
    For B.A degree holder the best subject you need to choose is political science and international relations, History




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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    SELECTION OF SUBJECTS FOR CIVIL EXAM IS DEPEND ON YOUR CHOICE,THERE ARE MANY SUBJECTS.WELL,AS MY SUGGESTION,YOU SHOULD CHOOSE THE SUBJECTS OF YOUR LIKE BECAUSE IF YOU CHOOSE THE SUBJECT IN WHICH YOU ARE NIT INTERESTED THEN YOU CAN'T PREPARE GOOD AND CIVIL EXAM IS TOO IMPORTANT FOR YOU,SO MAKE SURE YOUR LIKES AND DISLIKES AND THEN CHOOSE.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hi Dear,
    As you have completed you degree level and so , you are eligible for civil services exam. But ,you have mentioned that what were the subjects in your Graduation. Nevermind, mostly the students who are preparing for UPSC exam opt the subjects like History ,Geography , Sociology and many others .If you have these subjects in your graduation ,then blindly go for these subjects . Because mostly arts subjects go with these subjects. Even though these subjects will help you very much in General Studies preparation . And if you want to know about the subjects and pattern of the exam ,just go the website named ,www.upscportal.com . Here you will able to find many new things related to civil services exams and related to books and study material and many more. Thanks

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Well being a BA graduate the perfect subject combination will be

    Any two Language or Litrature subject

    ETC.........

    But these type of combinations are strictly not allowed.

    So, better opt for the subject in which you are good enough to cope up with the syllabus on time and the subject which seems easy for you to take full command over it.

    You can opt for any of the following:-

    Indian History
    Geography
    Phisiology
    Public Administration
    Phylosophy
    Political Science

    Any of the above subjects are best for a BA graduate to opt for.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    YOU CAN CHOOSE THE SUBJECT IN WHICH YOU DID YOUR BA.
    THERE ARE TWO SUBJECTS WHICH ARE IMPORTANT .
    ONE SHOULD BE YOUR INTEREST AND OTHER ONE SHOULD BE THE ONE YOU HAVE ADEQUATE KNOWLEDGE IN.
    ACCORDING TO ME YOU CAN TRY FOR PSYCHOLOGY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE.
    PSYCHOLOGY BECAUSE ITS EASY TO UNDERSTAND.
    AND POLITICAL SCIENCE BECAUSE IT MIGHT HELP YOU TO COPE UP WITH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.
    I HOPE MY SUGGESTION WOULD HELP.
    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    For subject selection, I will give you some ideas :

    1) select the subjects which you have studied before.
    2) Never select the easy subject, analyze its scoring value
    3) past statistics reveals that subjects with 100 marks can acquire more marks than subjects with 200 marks.
    4) Science subjects gives better scoring than their arts counterparts.
    5) Languages are usually considered to be the high scoring subjects.
    6) However, history subjects have better scoring averages.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    History
    Political science
    Sociology
    these subjects you can choose as B.A graduate.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    it depends upon ur area of interest not upon owr sggestion but i can help u atleast.
    (history)
    (geography)
    (maths if have opted for it)
    (political science)
    (public administration) etc.

    best of luck!

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    For BA grads, as u have not specified the subjects u have studied in your graduation, it is better opt for political science and public administration. People who have opted Public administration have scored good marks. if u have opted literature as a major subject in your graduation, u can opt for that

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    the scoring subjects are geography , Political Science , Indian History,Sociology.....

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam can select political science as well as geography.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    For civil services, after ba you can choose any of the below mentioned subjects . However there is no restriction in choosing the subjects, you can choose any as prescribed bu UPSC. List is as follows :-
    History
    Philosphy
    Political science & internation relations
    Psychology
    Public administration
    Sociology

    Literature subjects for main examination
    Arabic
    Assamese
    Bengali
    Bodo
    Dogri
    English
    French
    German
    Gujarati
    Hindi
    Kannada
    Manipuri
    Maithili
    Malayalam
    Marathi
    Oriya
    Pali
    Persian
    Punjabi
    Sanskrit
    Santali
    Sindhi (arabic)
    Sindhi (devanagiri)
    Tamil
    Telugu
    Urdu
    Its your choice which subjects to choose for mains since upsc gives full freedom to the candidate to choose subjects of his choice. More information can be obtained from the link :- www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    You can choose subjects depending upon your choice of interest,For cinil services exam you need to be Graduate.!!!

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    i think pub ad and political science will be the best one for the preparation of ias xam

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Sir...i am an mechanical engg final year student. I like to become an IAS IPS.wil u give some tips

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    BA history is best subject for doing civil services

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    You can select from these:
    Indian History
    Geography
    Phisiology
    Public Administration
    Phylosophy
    Political Science

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    Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hello friend!its good to think about civils as earls as you can .as you have completed your B.A.degree,now you are eligible to give the IAS EXAM i.e.civil services exams.the exam is conducted by upsc on national level into 3 stages.;prelims,mains and interview.If you clear the prelims then only you will be able to give the mains.and then interview similarly.
    you don't have to select subjects for the prelims ,the first stage as it shall now from 2011 comprises of 2 common compulsory papers
    1-general studies
    2-CSAT i.e. civil services aptitude test
    for mains you have to select two subjects according to your own interest and capacity.
    but most of the arts background candidates,whom i know personally,advise to select philosophy,public administration,political science,geography,history,economics etc.
    but listen to what your heart says and choose the subjects.as it is you who has to study.so be very attentive while selecting your subjects.please choose that subject which you assure yourself that you can understand its concept well.good luck!

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    M.PRUDHVI RAJ
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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hai Brother.

    The subjects with which a B.A graduate can go for are polical science & history

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    what subject do bca graduate select?

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    A degree is essential for appearing in Civil Service Examination. As a B.A graduate, you are eligible to appear for Civil Service Examination. The commission responsible for conducting the civil Service Examination is UPSC. The duration of the examination is two hours. Optional subjects are there in this exam. Candidates can select their own specialized subject. Optional subjects include History, Political Science and Philosophy etc. As a competitive exam, a thorough preparation is needed for this exam. Three stages are included in the civil exam. Candidates have to appear for a preliminary examination and after clearing this test you can appear for the final exam. The third step involves the interview.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    what subject do bca graduate select?
    UPSC Main Examination - Optional Subjects :-

    • General Studies
    • Agriculture
    • Animal Husbandry & 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


    You can select any of subjects from above list....

    Eligibility Criteria :

    Graduation in any discipline from a recognized College/University.

    The age should between 21 to 30 yrs of age as on August 1st of the year of examination.

    The Notification was published in official website or employment news paper in the month of February.

    The candidate need to clear the all the levels of examination for Civil Service Examination.

    More details,visit the official website : www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    For subject selection, I will give you some ideas :

    1) select the subjects which you have studied before.
    2) Never select the easy subject, analyze its scoring value
    3) past statistics reveals that subjects with 100 marks can acquire more marks than subjects with 200 marks.
    4) Science subjects gives better scoring than their arts counterparts.
    5) Languages are usually considered to be the high scoring subjects.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    plz tell whic subjects are important in b.a for b.ed...???

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    hi i am mohit kumar i say what i do

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    plz tell me how to choice subject B.A student main exam

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    i did BA..and i had following subject.
    1-english
    2-history
    3-political science
    4-economics
    5-arabic
    6-public aaministration

    so i don't have much idea..
    paper1 any indian language(qualifying and 10thstandard)
    paper2 english same qulifyimg 10th sandard
    paper 3{general essay -wich subject 2 choose}
    paper4-5(general studies it has 2 papers 300 marks each)
    then papaer6,7,8,9 (2subjects each having 2 papers of 300 marks each)

    plz throw light ki kisme kaun sa subject duun..and dat shud be scoring also

    i have got intrest in geography also...

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    For civil services, after ba you can choose any of the below mentioned subjects . However there is no restriction in choosing the subjects, you can choose any as prescribed bu UPSC. List is as follows :-
    History
    Philosphy
    Political science & internation relations
    Psychology
    Public administration
    Sociology

    Literature subjects for main examination
    Arabic
    Assamese
    Bengali
    Bodo
    Dogri
    English
    French
    German
    Gujarati
    Hindi
    Kannada
    Manipuri
    Maithili
    Malayalam
    Marathi
    Oriya
    Pali
    Persian
    Punjabi
    Sanskrit
    Santali

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    what subjects should i select for my graduation? I have passed my 12th this year (commerce stream),I want my career in IAS civil services.

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    hello friends:-

    subjects in B.A graduate in Civil Service exam are:-

    >History

    >Philosphy

    >Political science & internation relations

    >Psychology

    >Public administration

    >Sociology .

    best of luck

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Dear friend,

    As you are doing Graduation from BA, so you must choose those subjects in IAS Mains Exam which can be easily prepared by you.

    Civil Services Exam can be cracked by passing three stages i.e.

    >> Preliminary Exam

    >> Mains Exam

    >> Personal Interview

    Exam Pattern of Preliminary Exam is:



    Exam Pattern of Mains Exam is:



    Hence, you will have to choose Optional Subjects for Mains Exam.

    List of those Optional Subjects are:



    Upcoming Notification of IAS exam will be released on 2 February 2013.

    And Exam will be commenced on 19 May 2013.

    So, you can fill your Online Application from 2 February and onwards on this site: upsconline.nic.in

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    Thumbs up Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Hello sir/Madam,
    UPSC exam for B.A Graduate

    1.History
    2.Philosphy
    3.Political science & internation relations
    4.Psychology
    5.Public administration
    6.Sociology

    Important Exam Date 2013:

    Upcoming Notification of IAS exam will be released on 2 February 2013.

    And Exam will be commenced on 19 May 2013.

    Online Application from 2 February and onwards on this site: upsconline.nic.in

    Best of luck......wish you happy New Year

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Dear friend....

    firsr of all congratulation for your graduation

    you have to face following subjects...

    Two language or Litrature subject

    History

    Geography

    Sociology

    Phisiology

    Public Administration

    Phylosophy

    Political Science

    All the best friend.....

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    Re: Which subjects should a B.A graduate select in Civil Service exam?

    Respected sir/madam

    I have completed my 12th class with arts stream in this year.
    Can you tell me which subject should i choose for I.A.S in B.A.
    Can i do B.A in (Hons.) Economics for I.A.S

    Thanks
    Gaurav kumar

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