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Optional Subjects for Civil Services Main Exam

This is the complete list of optional subjects for civil services main examination. You have to opt for any one subject. Optional paper consists of two papers of 250 marks each. Click on the subject name to view its syllabus.

Group 1

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  3. Anthropology
  4. Botany
  5. Chemistry
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Commerce and Accountancy
  8. Economics
  9. Electrical Engineering
  10. Geography
  11. Geology
  12. History
  13. Law
  14. Management
  15. Mathematics
  16. Mechanical Engineering
  17. Medical Science
  18. Philosophy
  19. Physics
  20. Political Science and International Relations
  21. Psychology
  22. Public Administration
  23. Sociology
  24. Statistics
  25. Zoology

Group 2

Note: You can opt for the literatures of a language as an optional subject, only if you have graduated in the literature of that particular language as the main subject.

Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, English


#92 MOHD AZHAR 2014-12-13 21:04
I have completed ba with political science,English literature & history. Can I take Urdu as optional subject in csat mains. Pls sugges me
#91 vijayalalitha.k 2014-12-11 10:48
i completed MCA,which optional subject i have to choose
#90 munna shaik 2014-12-07 08:57
respected sir/mam
i am master of scince(mathemat ics) student...pls suggest me which optional should i choose
please help me sir
#89 Jeya Devi 2014-12-06 18:26
Respected sir,
I have finished master of computer science.
which optional subject should i choose.
please help sir.
#88 Pramila Nigam 2014-11-25 22:59
Sir, I am Masters of Fine Arts student, which optional subjects should I select as none of the optional subjects mathes what I have studied...
Kindly help me out.
Thank you.
#87 A.prem kumar 2014-11-23 17:46
Sir,i am doing computer science engineering.wha t and which optional subject should i choose.please help sir.
#86 Vishal V S 2014-11-23 17:46
sir,when I downloaded this year's civil service exam time table I found that there is two optional papers and one Indian language which is needed to be separately studied for the civil service main exam
#85 Lalit yadav 2014-11-17 22:45
Respected siR
I have comoleted my graduation in computer science engineering.if there is a subject which interlinks with my field, please suggesT...
Waiting for your's suggestion..
Yours obediently
#84 PRIYANKA SHRUTI 2014-11-16 08:26
i'm energy and environmental engineering student.what is the suitable optional subject for me?
#83 ankit bhati 2014-11-15 13:34
f u sound good in medical science then better u choose the same otherwise u choose any subject of humanity like sociology,geogr aphy,pub ad...


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