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Philosophy Mains Marks 2017

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Please post your philosophy mains marks here.
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  • 125+98
  • 137+131
  • Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
  • 115+137
  • 114 + 115
  • ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
  • Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    great..can u plz tell your philosophy optional strategy?? especially paper 2
  • ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    great..can u plz tell your philosophy optional strategy?? especially paper 2
    +1+1+1+1

    Also how did you manage those non theological questions??
    जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी
  • 140+124
  • @Arsenal752 sir how much you got in philosophy
  • Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    Your Medium?
  • edited May 11
    2017: 135+105
    2016: 98+77

    Last year couldn't complete paper at all. Had panic attack.

    This year thought I will do well but paper 2 messed up every thing. One of my friends from a top notch philosophy programme at a good college thought it was a tough paper.

    All in all, I have learnt from my 2 attempts, rat lo beta. Poore klapoora rat lo. And write as many answers.

    Philosophy is not something that will give you a top rank. Best performance will give you a score which is 30-40 marks (or even more) less than other optionals. You will have to up the game in GS too and get a top notch score in interview.
  • Imadubey said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    Your Medium?
    English
  • ramjet said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    great..can u plz tell your philosophy optional strategy?? especially paper 2
    +1+1+1+1

    Also how did you manage those non theological questions??
    Even I was having problem in those questions,however I tried to answer them on basis of jainism and buddhism.
  • Rahul_29 said:

    ramjet said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    Rahul_29 said:

    ajitesh57 said:

    Rahul_29 said:

    137+131

    nice marks rahul..did u clear mains??
    Yes
    great..can u plz tell your philosophy optional strategy?? especially paper 2
    +1+1+1+1

    Also how did you manage those non theological questions??
    Even I was having problem in those questions,however I tried to answer them on basis of jainism and buddhism.
    if u have some time..kindly guide me regarding paper 2 preparation. It will be a great help.
  • edited May 11
    prime said:

    @Arsenal752 sir how much you got in philosophy

    I got 279 bhai (134+145)

    All i can say is that I take full responsibility for not scoring more in my GS papers, philosophy may not be very scoring, but people with other optionals have got similar marks in their optionals and have gotten top ranks with superb GS scores. So i really have no right to complain too much.

    As for my philosophy strategy, I have none, I dont know what worked and what did not. I feel very fortunate to be in the list, that is it.

    I am going to be leaving forum forever now (hopefully) so I am really sorry if i dont reply anymore. I am wishing best of luck to everybody here and am extremely sorry if i may have hurt someone or might have said something that irritated someone. I have been naive on occasions and have freely expressed my opinion instead of exercising restraint, and I also might have cribbed about philosophy instead of focusing on making my GS stronger, so please forgive me.

    Signing off.

    @root , @DrKingSchultz , @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh @Neyawn
    Please ban me if possible.
    Rank 267 - CSE 2017
  • 148+131...paper 2 was a blunder
    DANICS 2017
    Optional - Philosophy
  • 148+131...paper 2 was a blunder

    You got good marks in paper 1...Kindly share the sources
  • ESSAY (PAPER-D) - 127
    GENERAL STUDIES -I (PAPER-II)- 101
    GENERAL STUDIES -II (PAPER-III)- 102
    GENERAL STUDIES -III (PAPER-IV) 141
    GENERAL STUDIES -IV (PAPER-V)-79
    OPTIONAL-I (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VI)-144
    OPTIONAL-II (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VII) 142
    PERSONALITY TEST -168
    FINAL TOTAL 1004
    Essay and ethics :/ :/ :/
  • ESSAY (PAPER-D) - 127
    GENERAL STUDIES -I (PAPER-II)- 101
    GENERAL STUDIES -II (PAPER-III)- 102
    GENERAL STUDIES -III (PAPER-IV) 141
    GENERAL STUDIES -IV (PAPER-V)-79
    OPTIONAL-I (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VI)-144
    OPTIONAL-II (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VII) 142
    PERSONALITY TEST -168
    FINAL TOTAL 1004
    Essay and ethics :/ :/ :/

    sir, u really r an inspiration for philosophy aspirants.
  • Please also comment marks of all the papers, to understand what's working and not working for Philosophy candidates.

    Everyone of us have calculated Philosophy would help in Essay & Ethics papers too, while choosing optional.
    It is seen from past few years Philo paper 2 marks were awarded very low, which is not the case for this year.

  • Somebody need to remind upsc that they shd stop treating philosophy as 2nd rate optional. Howcome other optional are performing so well but not philosophy.
    "Rise and rise again and again, Like the Phoenix from the ashes Until the lambs have become lions and the rule of Darkness is no more”
  • ESSAY (PAPER-D) - 127
    GENERAL STUDIES -I (PAPER-II)- 101
    GENERAL STUDIES -II (PAPER-III)- 102
    GENERAL STUDIES -III (PAPER-IV) 141
    GENERAL STUDIES -IV (PAPER-V)-79
    OPTIONAL-I (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VI)-144
    OPTIONAL-II (PHILOSOPHY) (PAPER-VII) 142
    PERSONALITY TEST -168
    FINAL TOTAL 1004
    Essay and ethics :/ :/ :/

    Abb chuppao Matt, Bata bhi do apne Philo marks ka Razz??
    जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी
  • @Oblivion123 @stonecold_srivastav Please throw some light on how you guys were able to score good marks especially whether you refered any new books , other than standard known books, or worked on your writing. Or any other thing that you think is key to scoring good score today where questions are getting tougher.
    That would be of great help. Thanks in advance.
  • Platotle said:

    @Oblivion123 @stonecold_srivastav Please throw some light on how you guys were able to score good marks especially whether you refered any new books , other than standard known books, or worked on your writing. Or any other thing that you think is key to scoring good score today where questions are getting tougher.
    That would be of great help. Thanks in advance.

    +1
    all i need is You Lord
  • Platotle said:

    @Oblivion123 @stonecold_srivastav Please throw some light on how you guys were able to score good marks especially whether you refered any new books , other than standard known books, or worked on your writing. Or any other thing that you think is key to scoring good score today where questions are getting tougher.
    That would be of great help. Thanks in advance.

    bhai there is no criteria as such..people get 300 by reading just notes...nobody knows for certain what has worked n what has not
    DANICS 2017
    Optional - Philosophy
  • My Philosophy scores in all the attempts so far:

    CSE 2015: 83 + 115
    CSE 2016: 135 + 125
    CSE 2017: 128 + 161

    Appeared for the Personality test for all the three times!
    With Philosophy's grace this time finally, appeared in the CSE 2017 Merit List

    Will post my learnings and experience after June 03 2018.

    Good luck, everyone! :)

  • Apercu said:

    My Philosophy scores in all the attempts so far:

    CSE 2015: 83 + 115
    CSE 2016: 135 + 125
    CSE 2017: 128 + 161

    Appeared for the Personality test for all the three times!
    With Philosophy's grace this time finally, appeared in the CSE 2017 Merit List

    Will post my learnings and experience after June 03 2018.

    Good luck, everyone! :)

    waah....lajawab...u have consistently improved and improved


    Many reasons to still remain happy.
  • Apercu said:

    My Philosophy scores in all the attempts so far:

    CSE 2015: 83 + 115
    CSE 2016: 135 + 125
    CSE 2017: 128 + 161

    Appeared for the Personality test for all the three times!
    With Philosophy's grace this time finally, appeared in the CSE 2017 Merit List

    Will post my learnings and experience after June 03 2018.

    Good luck, everyone! :)

    paper 2 please post how you attempted and approach for the paper
  • Apercu said:

    My Philosophy scores in all the attempts so far:

    CSE 2015: 83 + 115
    CSE 2016: 135 + 125
    CSE 2017: 128 + 161

    Appeared for the Personality test for all the three times!
    With Philosophy's grace this time finally, appeared in the CSE 2017 Merit List

    Will post my learnings and experience after June 03 2018.

    Good luck, everyone! :)

    Attaboy! Well done, sir. Good luck for prelims. Please shed some light post 3rd of June.
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