As Zoology is a specialized science subject, only biosciences graduates or MBBS graduates pursue it as an optional. Animal anatomy, physiology, biology, biochemistry, development, ecology, conservation, and behavior are all topics studied in Zoology.
It’s a fascinating subject with a lot of potential for the UPSC exam and it has the capacity of producing higher scores in the examination. Students must put in a lot of effort and practice writing answers. There are numerous advantages to having Zoology as an optional and the advantages are-
• Scoring Nature- Zoology is considered a scoring subject as it is accurate and scientific. It is objective and can result in high grades if the answers are submitted correctly and neatly.
• Structured syllabus- The syllabus is conceptual and well-defined. It is based on biology, animal physiology, structural biology, and so forth.
• Less competitive- The subject is less competitive as the student from a science background usually chooses Zoology as optional in UPSC.
• Figures and diagrams- Zoology is a subject in which figures and diagrams can be drawn to fetch more marks.
• Direct Questions- In Zoology questions are asked direct so there is no need to brainstorm much. Simply start reading the question and start writing.
• Being a science- oriented subject, Zoology is easy to grab subject for students of a science background
Unlike the subjects from humanities streams like History, Geography, Public Administration and Political Science, a very limited number of aspirants opt for Zoology. It is preferred by aspirants who have a background in Zoology and have studied this subject in their graduation or post graduation. If you have not studied Zoology in your graduation or post-graduation, please do not even think to opt this for the Civil Services Exam. Since the number of aspirants who appear in IAS Main Examination and opt for this subject is very limited, this is a blessing in disguise. The competition in the subject is relatively less. If you are able to perform better than the others who have opted for it, by the mechanism of scaling that UPSC adopts to maintain equitable distribution of marks among various subjects; there is a high chance that you will get a very good score in Zoology. This exceptionally high score can help to get top rank in the Civil Services Exam. There are many toppers in the recent past who have scored exceptionally good in Zoology and have cleared the exam with flying colours.
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High score in Zoology optional has helped many aspirants to get top Ranks in the Civil Services Exam. Zoology is considered as a safe optional because of the nature of questions asked in it. The questions asked in IAS Mains in Zoology are direct and straight-forward. Also, there is a direct linear relationship between your performance and your score, unlike the humanities subjects. The writing skills do not matter much in this subject only the conceptual clarity and powerful representation through informative diagrams can fetch you exceptionally high scores.
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