Civil Services (Main) Examination 2011: Success Rate of All Optional Subjects

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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
S. No.Optional SubjectNumber of CandidatesSuccess Rate (Percent)
AppearedRecommended
1Medical Science2054823.4
2Anthropology4636113.2
3Agriculture1321612.1
4Psychology136514310.5
5Geology40410
6Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science50510
7Political Science & International Relations866849.7
8Physics323319.6
9Chemistry123118.9
10History17611508.5
11Mathematics337288.3
12Sociology21521778.2
13Philosophy900748.2
14Law226188
15Public Administration62764977.9
16Geography40963137.6
17Zoology269197.1
18Commerce & Accountancy232166.9
19Mechanical Engineering10376.8
20Botany13596.7
21Management266155.6
22Economics354205.6
23Electrical Engineering17195.3
24Statistics1915.3
25Civil Engineering5923.4
Performance of Literature or Language as Optional Subject
26Literature of Urdu Language22940.9
27Literature of French Language3133.3
28Literature of Santhali Language3133.3
29Literature of Malayalam Language992727.3
30Literature of Assamese Language4125
31Literature of Kannada Language932324.7
32Literature of Manipuri Language27622.2
33Literature of Bengali Language5120
34Literature of Gujrat Language651116.9
35Literature of Panjabi Language48816.7
36Literature of Marathi Language38615.8
37Literature of English Language731115.1
38Literature of Pali Language3565014
39Literature of Tamil Language821113.4
40Literature of Hindi Language4065313.1
41Literature of Sanskrit Language51611.8
42Literature of Maithili Language69710.1
43Literature of Telugu Language8578.2
44Literature of Oriya Language1417.1
45Literature of Kashmiri Language2--
46Literature of Arabic Language1--
47Literature of Persian Language1--
48Literature of German Language1--
49Literature of Russian Language1--
50Literature of Bodo Language1--
51Literature of Dogri Language1--

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.

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