Just Starting ?
Law optional pro and cons.
How to start Preparation
Study Plan Strategy
Subject wise Article per week
Important Judgement Note
Topic Wise Analysis
UPSC Law Optional
Dedicated Website of De Facto IAS
Important Article for beginners
Courses Offered By De Facto IAS
Reading - Subject specific Blog
Free Resources for Law Optional
Preparing for law optional ? How this Website can Help?
If the answer to above question is yes, then you have reached on exact website, which is dedicated to law optional UPSC Candidate and will be providing you with, upsc law optional syllabus and its analysis, upsc law optional notes, including video lectures and online classes, upsc law optional paper (Previous 10 Year paper topic wise ) along with model answer, upsc law optional books recommendation, upsc law optional strategy.
Remember this website is for upsc law optional only, not for state judicial service. You should NOT club both preparation together. See benefit of Law as Optional Subject (Video). See Law Optional Pros and Cons
Just follow the website and start journey for 300 plus marks in UPSC CSE Mains Examination. Candidates will need not to join law optional coaching in Delhi or anywhere at all. Maximum you will need is to join law optional test series.
However Before actually test series it will be better idea to solve previous paper of law optional.
This blog website have all the things you need for preparing law optional in upsc examination. Basically You will need following things in your preparation: -
1. Law optional UPSC Syllabus Detail analysis.
For above You will need two things, First, Download Law Optional UPSC Syllabus PDF File to keep it handy in your phone. Secondly, Then you will need detail analysis of each topic given in the syllabus Subject wise. Understand as what sub-topic, article and sections needs to be studied in all subject individual topic.
Go through subjects links below to know in depth analysis of UPSC optional Topics. All links have in depth analysis of type of question asked from them in law optional previous papers and depth of study required in them. Click on Subjects for Detail.
2. UPSC law optional previous year papers
Go through at least last 10 year paper as last 30 or 40 year paper is not relevant, the syllabus and pattern of examination have changed a lot. The last overall syllabus was changed in 2007, so read only previous year question paper till 2007. Better download UPSC Law Optional Question Paper PDF file and save in your phone.
For UPSC Law Optional Question Papers visit law optional previous year papers. See law optional previous year question paper pdf both year wise or topic wise and for ready reference, i will suggest you read analysis of law optional topic wise questions and download the pdf and keep that handy to be referred along with completion of each topic.
2. Recommendation on Books for Law Optional UPSC
There are multiple books and that too famous ones but they are all bulky and have been written mainly for academic purpose or for state judicial exams. There is no book in market especially written for civil service.
Only few chapters in a particular books are relevant and so we have provided recommended book each paper and detail index chapters of those books, clearly indicating what to study what not to study.
Do not get lost in preparing for UPSC optional by reading any books recommended especially the bulky one like MP jain or DD Basu's Longer version.
Read Detail Analysis of UPSC Law optional books
3. Law Optional Preparation Strategy
Primarily speaking Students preparing for civil services examination with law subject in compulsory optional paper are of two types, Law graduates and non Law graduate. You should follow curated advice for both of them separately. As circumstances for both of them is different.
Law graduates would have studies law in detail but may be lagging in studying it from upsc perspective. So start as if you have not studied law at all.
Separate UPSC Law Optional Strategy for both (law and non law graduate) have been provided in the website blog. Read for detail. there is joint strategy for both to adopt as well at the bottom of the blog above.
4. Law Optional UPSC Coaching
Law optional coaching is a costly affair there are multiple coaching in delhi, Bangalore and around India which provide for law optional coaching but the problem is all of them are mainly judicial services coaching Teaching law optional together with reasoning there is same syllabus for both of them.
There are certain topics which are similar in both of them, but the type of answer written in both of them is very different, Judiciary in primarily focussed procedural laws.
Those law optional upsc online or offline coaching Simply club the batches together and once the common portion is complete they remove law optional student from the batch.
It is not a good idea to join those coaching. Join which provide separate batch and better still which teaches IAS other subject as well, as it will help you integrate the preparation of GS paper as well. You may see do you need coaching for UPSC law optional at all.