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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

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#99 sanjay 2015-05-23 16:43
can i choose hindi as my optional subjects as optional subject
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#98 shravya 2015-05-21 20:02
hai sir i have completed my btech in cse can u please suggest which optional is useful for me i had choosen some of them which are law,anthropolog y,philosophy,hi stroy is this are good or else any subjects are there means can u please suggest that will be kind of u thank u
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#97 Sowseelya 2015-05-17 17:28
I have done B.Tch in food science, please suggest me what subject I can opt for optional subjects
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#96 Rahul j thundil 2015-05-11 15:51
good day sir/madam

I am a mechatronics engineering student likely to become an IPS officer. wheather this mechatronic engineering branch is provided as an optional subject for Civil Service Main examination?
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#95 #86 Akash 2015-05-10 22:37
Which subject should I opt as optional subject,if I have done b.tech from Geophysics branch ....
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#94 bhuvaneshwari 2015-05-02 15:50
sir.,
I am bhuvana doing Bsc chemistry final year if i taken or not tamil literature is the optional subject in IAS exam
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#93 Akki7448 2015-04-30 14:08
Sir which optional subject you'd recommend
For a b.com(G) graduate .. ???
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#92 amit kumar rohilla 2015-04-29 17:39
Quoting NISHEJ.F:
GOOD DAY,SIR..This is for your kindly assistance that i would like to make sure that am i eligible for civil service exam as my +2 has been completed in humanities ..however now i am doing b.com in distant education at kerala university..i am only 21 years old....but i want to become a IPS...once again i require your greatfull suggetions...help me...plz

very nice thought nishej i also want to be a officer as IPS
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#91 NISHEJ.F 2015-04-24 20:28
GOOD DAY,SIR..This is for your kindly assistance that i would like to make sure that am i eligible for civil service exam as my +2 has been completed in humanities ..however now i am doing b.com in distant education at kerala university..i am only 21 years old....but i want to become a IPS...once again i require your greatfull suggetions...he lp me...plz
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#90 bong 2015-04-21 21:00
how much subject we have to choose in mains examination
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