How to prepare Chemistry Optional for UPSC Mains Exam
As we all know that chemistry is the core subject. If you have taken the Science as the background in your graduation, you can opt for Chemistry optional in the UPSC examination.
Today we will tell you the different approaches with the use of that you can prepare for the chemistry for the UPSC examination.
Chemistry is comprised mainly of 3 parts
It’s being science subject it’s very precise in its content unlike that of the Humanities subject.
You should be aware of the complete UPSC chemistry syllabus.
For the optional subject there will be two papers. Each paper will be of 250 marks. Total marks for the optional subject is 500.
In the paper 1 of chemistry optional you will have physical chemistry and the inorganic chemistry. In this you will get the topic from the atomic structure and the chemical bonding. These topics are the easiest topic and you can prepare these topics either from the UPSC book or from the UPSC notes.
We prepare for the numericals which will come from the gaseous state or solid state chemistry.
There are few other topics where the chemistry numericals come from in upsc examination
- Chemical kinetics.
- Electrochemistry and
You can expect the Lengthy from the coordination chemistry. So study deeply the coordination chemistry.
Paper 2 of UPSC chemistry optional
Paper 2 of the UPSC chemistry majorly covers the organic chemistry.
UPSC CHEMISTRY PAPER2 NOTES By Abhijeet Agarwal
If you are the one who is good at organic chemistry this will be an easy right for you. This is Di where is calling Saxena that involve the numerical questions objective questions factual data based question.
Take care to draw the proper diagrams in the section to score very good in the paper 2 of UPSC chemistry optional.
Please download the complete syllabus do not forget to download the complete papers of UPSC mains with chemistry optional. Already the syllabus of UPSC is so lengthy.
choosing wisely the topics that you should prepare to is the examination.
Do the proper analysis of previous year papers.
This analysis should be done by you only. Because it’s you only who is going to write the examination.
Do not listen about your friend, or any Guru, because at the end of the day in the examination the one who will be fighting with the question paper is you only. Even if it takes time to do the analysis still give that time for the analyzation it’s the real investment that you can made for preparing UPSC examination.
- Principles of Physical Chemistry by Puri Sharma and Pathwa
- Advanced Physical Chemistry by Gurdeep Raj
- KL Kapoor
- Principles of physical chemistry
- JD Lee
- Malik and Tuli
- JS Manku theoretical principles.
- Op Agarwal
- Peter Sykes
- Bahl & Bahl
Get the Abhijeet Agarwal toppers notes at your doorstep for preparing this optional subject. You need not to purchase many books. As these notes is suffice enough to bring the good marks in the optional.
Do not forget to see previous year question paper of UPSC optional chemistry of paper 1 and Paper 2. Previous year question paper will tell you the areas where the examiner asks most of the question.
You should take the test series for preparing UPSC examination. For Chemistry Vision IAS test series are rated as good.
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