UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam has Law as one of the Optional Subjects with 2 papers (Optional Paper I and Paper II). This article provides you with the UPSC Law syllabus for Optionals.
Law is one of the optional choices that greatly influence the chances of success both in Prelims and Mains. This is because it is possible to score very well in Law if you have prepared well for General Studies and read up on Law related topics. Law as an optional subject is a popular choice among UPSC aspirants with a background in law, finance, international trade, administration and management. Its popularity stems from the syllabus of UPSC which has a very large overlap between General Studies and Law. This means that the effort made for preparation for one subject also pays off in the other increasing the chances of success.
UPSC Law Optional Syllabus
Each paper is of 250 marks with a total of 500 marks.
UPSC Law Optional Syllabus for Paper I:
UPSC Law Optional Syllabus for Paper II:
IAS aspirants should note that while Law for UPSC can potentially be a very high scoring choice, preparation should be thorough to be able to score well in this paper. Also, candidates should solve more questions from previous years’ UPSC question papers as well as from mock tests to be able to crack the UPSC Law optional papers.
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