List of UPSC Optional Subjects 2022 – Latest Updated New List

List of UPSC Optional Subjects 2022 – Latest Updated New List – Here We are sharing list of  all subjects from which you can choose one subject for upsc exam. According to new UPSC exam pattern, the number of optional subjects for Civil Services Examination (IAS) to be chosen by the candidate for the main exam has decreased to one. UPSC IAS main exam general studies papers account for 1000 marks and the two optional papers account for 250 marks each. It is very important for an aspirant to consider various pros and cons before choosing an UPSC option subjects for mains exam.

List of UPSC Optional Subjects
List of UPSC Optional Subjects

List of UPSC Optional Subjects 2022 – Latest Updated New List

General studies Topics covered Total marks
General Studies Paper-I Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society 250
General Studies Paper-II Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations 250
General Studies Paper-III Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management 250
General Studies Paper IV Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude 250

Union Public Service Commission offers a total of 26 optional subjects, out of these subjects candidates can select subject. The list of UPSC optional subjects is given given below.

S. No List of Optional Subjects in UPSC
1 Agriculture
2 Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
3 Anthropology
4 Botany
5 Chemistry
6 Civil Engineering
7 Commerce & 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 & International Relations
21 Psychology
22 Public Administration
23 Sociology
24 Statistics
25 Zoology

UPSC Literature Subjects

S.No  Literature optional Subjects
1 Assamese
2 Bengali
3 Bodo
4 Dogri
5 Gujarati
6 Hindi
7 Kannada
8 Kashmiri
9 Konkani
10 Maithili
11 Malayalam
12 Manipuri
13 Marathi
14 Nepali
15 Oriya
16 Punjabi
17 Sanskrit
18 Santhali
19 Sindhi
20 Tamil
21 Telugu
22 Urdu
23 English

UPSC IAS Optional Subject List and Syllabus PDF – https://www.upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Engl_CSP_2017.pdf

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