Civil Services (Main) Examination 2012: 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 2012 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.

  • This year Medical Science was continue highest success-rate, whereas Economics Law, Commerce and Accounting and Management are also get place in this hear success-rate list

In CSE 2012 optional subject success rate

  1. Public Administration the most preferred subject among the optional subjects chosen by the candidates with success-rate of 5.1%

  2. Geography

  3. Sociology

  4. Surprisingly and History most popular choice in past has dropped.

  5. Psychology

  6. Philosophy

  7. Political Science & International Relations

Optional subject & Success Rate in IAS Mains 2012
Optional subject & Success Rate in IAS Mains 2012

S.No.

Optional Subject

Number of Candidates

Success Rate (Percent)

Appeared

Recommended

1

Medical Science

235

55

23.4

2

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

52

12

23.1

3

Economics

269

51

19

4

Law

246

42

17.1

5

Agriculture

122

20

16.4

6

Commerce & Accountancy

188

28

14.9

7

Management

167

24

14.4

8

Geology

28

4

14.3

9

Zoology

228

29

12.7

10

Botany

104

12

11.5

11

Political Science & International Relations

1107

121

10.9

12

Chemistry

104

11

10.6

13

Civil Engineering

47

5

10.6

14

Sociology

2490

230

9.2

15

Philosophy

1116

99

8.9

16

History

2090

174

8.3

17

Psychology

1163

92

7.9

18

Geography

4351

314

7.2

19

Mathematics

325

23

7.1

20

Anthropology

579

38

6.6

21

Physics

266

17

6.4

22

Electrical Engineering

126

8

6.3

23

Statistics

16

1

6.3

24

Public Administration

7077

356

5.1

25

Mechanical Engineering

64

3

4.7

Performance of Literature of Language as Optional Subject

26

Literature of Assamese Language

8

3

37.5

27

Literature of Santhali Language

3

1

33.3

28

Literature of Tamil Language

100

25

25

29

Literature of Urdu Language

27

6

22.2

30

Literature of English Language

64

14

21.9

31

Literature of Marathi Language

39

6

15.4

32

Literature of Malayalam Language

125

19

15.2

33

Literature of Maithili Language

75

11

14.7

34

Literature of Gujrat Language

62

9

14.5

35

Literature of Kannada Language

123

16

13

36

Literature of Hindi Language

505

59

11.7

37

Literature of Sanskrit Language

88

10

11.4

38

Literature of Telugu Language

100

11

11

39

Literature of Panjabi Language

60

6

10

40

Literature of Pali Language

378

28

7.4

41

Literature of Bengali Language

12

0

0

42

Literature of Bodo Language

1

0

0

43

Literature of Dogri Language

1

0

0

44

Literature of French Language

3

0

0

45

Literature of Konkani Language

1

0

0

46

Literature of Manipuri Language

26

0

0

47

Literature of Oriya Language

14

0

0

48

Literature of Persian Language

2

0

0

49

Literature of Russian Language

1

0

0

50

Literature of Sindhi Language

1

0

0

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 year data which shows number of candidates appearing with a particular optional subject with mixed luck for many optional subjects.

  • Decide your own subject, 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 that you prefer.