UPSC Mains number of candidates with literature of an Indian Language/Foreign Language as an Optional Subject 2015-2016


UPSC Mains number of candidates with literature of an Indian Language/Foreign Language as an Optional Subject 2015-2016


APPENDIX

Statement showing the number of candidates who appeared in Civil Services (Main) Examinations,
2015 and 2016 with literature of an Indian Language/Foreign Language as an Optional Subject
No. of candidates who appeared in the year
S.
No.
 
Language
(Optional
Subject)
2015 2016
 
Paper-I Paper-II Paper-I  Paper-II
[A] Literature of an Indian Language as an Optional Subject
Assamese 03 03 05 05
2 Bengali  06 06 04 04
3 Gujarati 108 108 131 131
4 Hindi 421 420 154 153
5 Kannada 116 116 154 153
6 Kashmiri 00 00 00 00
7 Konkani 00 00 00 00
8 Malayalam 65 65 90 90
9 Manipuri 20 20 13 13
10 Marathi 15 15 17 17
11 Nepali 00 00 00 00
12 Oriya 07 07 04 04
13 Punjabi 50 50 46 45
14 Sanskrit 109 107 79 79
15 Sindhi (Dev) 03 03 05 05
16 Sindhi (Arabic) 02 02 01 01
17 Tamil 93 93 115 115
18 Telugu 132 132 112 112
19 Urdu 40 40 30 30
20 Dogri 02 02 00 00
21 Maithili 106 106 99 99
22 Santhali 02 02 02 02
23 Bodo 00 00 01 01
  Total [A] 1300 1297 1191 1189

 

No. of candidates who appeared in the year

Language
(Optional Subject)
 
2015 2016
Paper-I  Paper-II Paper-I Paper-II
[B] English Literature as an Optional Subject
Total No. of candidates [B] with English
Literature as one of the Optional Subjects.
21 21 21 21
Total No. of candidates opting for Literature of a Language as an optional Subject [A+B]. 1321  1318  1212 1210
Percentage of candidates with an Indian
Language as an optional subject [A] in
respect to the total no. of candidates
appeared based on Paper I (Essay)

[14640 in 2015 and 15142 in 2016]
8.8798 8.8593 7.865 7.8523

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