UPSC Mains number of candidates with literature of an Indian Language/Foreign Language as an Optional Subject 2016-2017


UPSC Mains number of candidates with literature of an Indian Language/Foreign Language as an Optional Subject 2016-2017


APPENDIX

Statement showing the number of candidates who appeared in Civil Services (Main) Examinations,
2016 and 2017 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) 2016 2017 
Paper-I Paper-II Paper-I Paper-II
[A] Literature of an Indian Language as an Optional Subject
1  Assamese 05 05 03 03
2 Bengali 04 04 03 03
3 Gujarati 131 131 100 100
4 Hindi 283 283 265 264
5 Kannada 154 153 114 113
6 Kashmiri 00 00 0 0
7 Konkani 00 00 0 0
8 Malayalam 90 90 111 111
9 Manipuri 13 13 13 13
10 Marathi 17 17 17 17
11 Nepali 00 00 01 01
12 Oriya 04 04 05 05
13 Punjabi 46 45 39 39
14 Sanskrit 79 79 66 65
15 Sindhi (Dev) 05 05 02 02
16 Sindhi (Arabic) 01 01 0 0
17 Tamil 115 115 106 106
18 Telugu 112 112 72 72
19 Urdu 30 30 26 26
20 Dogri 00 00 0 0
21 Maithili 99 99 78 78
22 Santhali 02 02 0 0
23  Bodo 01 01 01 01
  Total [A] 1191 1189 1022 1019

 

No. of candidates who appeared in the year

Language
(Optional Subject)
2016 2017
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].  1212  1210 1043 1040
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)

[15142 in 2016 and 13052 in 2017]
 7.865 7.8523 7.8302 7.807

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