Dec 21, 2021
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History Optional is one of the celebrated optional of the UPSC Civil Services Mains examination. Vast in the syllabus, yet a frequently chosen optional, it can be easily prepared and mastered with the right strategy during the UPSC exam preparation.
The prime reason for being the most suitable Optional choice among the Civil Services aspirants is its syllabus overlap. The Prelims and Mains cover a substantial portion of the History Optional syllabus.
History optional has a good “History” of producing IAS toppers. The table below has a few toppers who had History as their optional.
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History Optional is divided into two papers. Only when you are well-versed with the History syllabus you can prepare efficiently and perform better in the exam.
Click here to check and download the History Optional syllabus.
We will share a few practical tips with you that will enhance your History preparation and make it more effective. Refer to the below-listed tips:
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Raminder is a Content Manager at PrepLadder. He has worked in several aspects of the education industry throughout his career and has assisted numerous candidates in cracking major competitive exams.