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Defense Studies as an Optional for UPPSC ?

edited March 2016 in State PSC
People thinking abt to have DS as optional



  • yes, i am considering it as my 2nd optional , though i dont have the foggiest idea about this subject. People help.
  • Me too planning for the same ..
    Second optional is geography
    Yunan-o-Misr-o-Roma Sab Mit Gaye Jahan Se
    Ab Tak Magar Hai Baki Naam-o-Nishan Hamara
    Kuchh Baat Hai Ke Hasti Mit’ti Nahin Hamari
    Sadiyon Raha Hai Dushman Daur-e-Zaman Hamara...jai hind
  • Well..i m also nt aware of it...but by mouth publicity & looking at syllabus it seems good subject to choose for..
    I m trying to find out details if this sub. from horses mounth in the meanwhile...people aware of this sub as optional can throw light on it
  • Has the syllabus for DS changed in recent years?

    Also which one would be easier to cover for a person with geog optional b/w DS and social work? Any idea?
  • Choose as per ur choice n preference..
    Combinations dont have advantage as complimentry optionals r excluded
    Geog k sath dono chalega
  • Thanks ^
  • Is there any book in english for defense studies ?
    ~~Kuch kar guzarne ka junoon jahan hota hai
    Wahan zindagi rehti hai, khuda hota hai
    Jhustuju ho toh safar khatam kahan hota hai
    Yun tu har modh pe manzil ka gumaah hota hai~~
  • edited March 2016
    Sekhar adhikari ko ek book aati h...but dont know how much content of it syncs with syllabus of DS..
  • edited April 2016
    @MaterialisticMonk , bhai, what's ur first optional, if i may ask?
    युद्ध के मैदान तूने खुद चुने हैं...
  • edited April 2016
  • @MaterialisticMonk can u please tell me about defense studies a bit now all too thinking of taking it ...
  • * n all
  • Mam...i m also nt aware of it achcha subject h...abhi mai allahabd jane wala hu...will revert back with information
    Koi senior b batane wala nahi h...
    Agar koi hindi medium se h to notes available h
  • Yeah ..Thanks ...plz tell me if u will get something important..
  • which is easier to handle with economics?
    defence studies or social work??
  • Aisa koi combo pack nahi h..
    Aap khud syllabus dekh k decision lijiye
  • @MaterialisticMonk ..Please ask for English medium notes ..
  • @ consistent work wd be good one ...For sure go for it ...
  • It fetched around 270 marks in last year's mains ..
  • raksha said:

    It fetched around 270 marks in last year's mains ..

    Aap last yr ka kisi selected student ka marks break up bata sakti h?
  • raksha said:

    It fetched around 270 marks in last year's mains ..

    Aap last yr ka kisi selected student ka marks break up bata sakti h?
    2015 ka break up abhi aaya nahi. she may b telling for 2014
  • defense studies biggest drawback is only 20% material is available in english and those opting for it are also hindi medium especially after the removal of csat.... nd it is not that scoring as people say... hardly ne topper (even in this forum) is not fro defense studies.... its all hoax. all subects are good to score but best bet seems to be social work
  • edited April 2016
    bhai log i have been adviced to avoid social work ..the friend of mine and his friends say that more people are taking this so scaling is drastic if you write better opt for defence.... @MaterialisticMonk baba aap kahan rahte ho?? delhi??
  • Yaar confuse kr dia aap logo ne :'(

    Ha,Delhi rhta hu
  • pata nahin yaar last year i wrote social work and failed..even i was not prepared exam se 4 din pahle book liya tha sangeeta friend is saying ki chod do..
    defence ka english me koi one stop book batao yaar..usne social work ko drop karne to bola but defence ka koi mat nahin bataya...vo hindi lit. ko bada badiya bola but ab mere se vo na ho payega.
  • even i m confused now :#
  • thanks raksha to reply
  • Defence studies 1 month m complete ho skta h kya??
  • bhai log mei bhi defence soch raha tha par due to non availability of material in English i am planning to take philosophy
  • Lagta h achche se pata lagana padega..
    Optional 2
    Hindi....k liye
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