Confused about your exam or college applications?
Be the First to Know
Get Access to Latest Updates
UPSC Civil Services Exam has often been listed amongst one of the toughest exams in the country. Providing aspirants with the opportunity of working at the top level government management posts in the country, UPSC Civil Services Exam attracts a lot of graduates who wish to get reputable and high-level administrative jobs.
UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in three phases, the very first phase of which is the Preliminary exam that tests the student’s general knowledge, thinking ability and their ability to retain facts. However, the second exam or the Main exam is based on the optional subject that the candidate has chosen.
Although there is no such undergraduate (UG) course that can be labelled as an ideal course for the preparation of UPSC Civil Services Exam, there are some courses that can help you prepare for the optional subject that you wish to choose for the Main exam. Following are the list of courses corresponding to the optional subjects that you can consider for the UPSC Civil Services Exam.
UG Course Options to prepare for UPSC Civil Services Main Exam:
Subject in UPSC Civil Services Exam
Courses to Consider
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
Commerce and Accountancy
Political Science and International Relations
Courses in any of the following languages will help as you will have to pick one of these languages:
Kannada, Assamese, Manipuri, Dogri, Bengali, Gujarati, Bodo, Hindi, Kashmiri, Maithili, Konkani, Malayalam, Nepali, Sanskrit, Oriya, Marathi, Punjabi, Santhali, Urdu, Sindhi, Tamil, English, Telugu
The courses mentioned above can guide you in the preparation for the exam. You can pick any optional subject for the UPSC Civil Services Main Exam, however, playing to your strengths can help you score well.
Although the syllabus asked in the exam will be much more than the course that you will cover during graduation, it will help you get a good start as you will be well versed with the background.