by on January 28, 2024

If you are a UPSC Civil Services Aspirant who is looking forward to choosing Public Administration as their UPSC Optional but are confused on the Pros and Cons of Public Administration that it has as an optional then ProdEgyIAS is there to help you.


As per to Ashutosh Pandey Sir who is the best Public Administration teacher in Delhi with experience of more than a decade in teaching for UPSC, here are the Pros of Public Administration as an optional subject in UPSC:-


  1. The first and foremost advantages of public administration optional is its syllabus. There are a lot of topics in the pub ad syllabus which are there in the GS Paper II and GS Paper IV as well.
  2. It is one of the optional subjects which is highly scoring. The proof is the fact that more than 50% of the UPSC selected students have opted for public administration as their optional.
  3. There are a wide range of resources available for this subject compared to other optional which makes it easy for students to find relevant Pub Ad study material online.
  4. The syllabus of public administration optional is small in comparison to other UPSC Optional which helps in covering the subject in lesser time and securing higher marks.


But along with so much Pros, there exist some Cons of public administration optional as well which are as following: -


  1. One of the few disadvantages of public administration optional is that it is a theoretical subject which makes it difficult for students to cope up with it.
  2. It is one of the highly competitive optional, therefore a proven strategy for public administration is needed for the preparation.
  3. Some aspirants may find it difficult to understand the subject in the beginning which could lead to demotivation.


Hence, after keeping all the advantages and disadvantages of public administration optional in mind you can go ahead with choosing your optional in UPSC. If you have made up your mind to choose public administration as optional then you should consider joining ProdEgyIAS for the best public administration classes in Delhi.




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