Civil Services (Main) Examination 2011: Success rate of all Optional Subjects

Optional subject selection is hard and necessary decision, which requires lot of analysis. And it also involves lots of factors such as majority of candidate’s optional subject’s past performance and success-rate which is one of the most important factors.

According to the above factors we have analyses and short-listing optional subjects to make easy strategies for your preparation.

But the new pattern for Civil Services (Main) Examination still has only ONE optional subject.

  • The Civil Services Examination 2011 had some changes in Preliminary Examination pattern (optional subject was removed) and that has impacted the result trends for some of the most popular optional subjects for sure.

  • In CSE 2011 Public Administration the most preferred subject among the optional subjects chosen by the candidates whereas Geography and Sociology are at 2nd and 3rd position respectively.

  • Surprisingly, History which was most popular choice in past has dropped to the 4th position.

  • Psychology is the 5th most popular choice whereas Philosophy at the 6th place). Political Science & International Relations reside in the 7th place

Optional Subject and Success Rate
Optional Subject and Success Rate

S.No.

Optional Subject

Number of Candidates

Success Rate (Percent)

Appeared

Recommended

1

Medical Science

205

48

23.4

2

Anthropology

463

61

13.2

3

Agriculture

132

16

12.1

4

Psychology

1365

143

10.5

5

Geology

40

4

10

6

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

50

5

10

7

Political Science & International Relations

866

84

9.7

8

Physics

323

31

9.6

9

Chemistry

123

11

8.9

10

History

1761

150

8.5

11

Mathematics

337

28

8.3

12

Sociology

2152

177

8.2

13

Philosophy

900

74

8.2

14

Law

226

18

8

15

Public Administration

6276

497

7.9

16

Geography

4096

313

7.6

17

Zoology

269

19

7.1

18

Commerce & Accountancy

232

16

6.9

19

Mechanical Engineering

103

7

6.8

20

Botany

135

9

6.7

21

Management

266

15

5.6

22

Economics

354

20

5.6

23

Electrical Engineering

171

9

5.3

24

Statistics

19

1

5.3

25

Civil Engineering

59

2

3.4

Performance of Literature or Language as Optional Subject

26

Literature of Urdu Language

22

9

40.9

27

Literature of French Language

3

1

33.3

28

Literature of Santhali Language

3

1

33.3

29

Literature of Malayalam Language

99

27

27.3

30

Literature of Assamese Language

4

1

25

31

Literature of Kannada Language

93

23

24.7

32

Literature of Manipuri Language

27

6

22.2

33

Literature of Bengali Language

5

1

20

34

Literature of Gujrat Language

65

11

16.9

35

Literature of Panjabi Language

48

8

16.7

36

Literature of Marathi Language

38

6

15.8

37

Literature of English Language

73

11

15.1

38

Literature of Pali Language

356

50

14

39

Literature of Tamil Language

82

11

13.4

40

Literature of Hindi Language

406

53

13.1

41

Literature of Sanskrit Language

51

6

11.8

42

Literature of Maithili Language

69

7

10.1

43

Literature of Telugu Language

85

7

8.2

44

Literature of Oriya Language

14

1

7.1

45

Literature of Kashmiri Language

2

-

-

46

Literature of Arabic Language

1

-

-

47

Literature of Persian Language

1

-

-

48

Literature of German Language

1

-

-

49

Literature of Russian Language

1

-

-

50

Literature of Bodo Language

1

-

-

51

Literature of Dogri Language

1

-

-

Be careful while analyzing success-rate

  • This is the hardest decision in the Preparation because your rest of the future is depends on it, so don’t be confused by Previous area data which shows number of candidates appearing with a particular optional subject as blend has a mixed luck for many optional subjects.

  • Decide your own choice do not copy any one because every person has different ability so find out your comfortable zone and choose subject according to it.

  • The result and the success-rate of these subjects may be different every year it will be realized when data is compared year-on-year.

Pay more attention at the time of analyzing success-rate of literature of languages

  • Most of the candidates are attract by the most popular optional subjects with whom candidates appear and similarly, get fascinated by those with the highest success-rate.

Final Conclusion

  • After analyzing success rate you will get that with all most all subject candidates had achieved successfully cleared exam so do not be confused and follow your hart choose the subject in which you think you can give your best.

  • If you have selected subject of your interests then preparation will be easy because the things of over interests we do better and also enjoy it.

  • Each and every subject has specific demands and as long as you can make justice to the choice, you may think of taking subject you prefer.