WHY UPSC PHYSICS OPTIONAL?
he question arises as to why we should choose our optional as Physics. Is it too hard to crack or tot easy . we will discuss this today.
For science students, physics may be considered as a jackpot for UPSC. This is because PHYSICS as a subject for optional has a well-defined syllabus. It has well-defined topics written nicely, and you need not bother to cover extra topics except defined in UPSC PHYSICS OPTIONAL
From last year paper, you can find that questions are straight forward from the syllabus. This paper is not too hard as the GATE exam. You can guess the depth fo syllabus by examining previous year papers which you can ace from UPSC official website.
COACHING FOR UPSC PHYSICS OPTIONAL?
Now a question arises whether is it necessary to join coaching classes to crack UPSC with Physics optional? The is no. Physics is not like other subjects which do not have a static syllabus. You can easily cover syllabus at home all you need is hard work. The more you revise, the more you shine. You should be able to make precise notes as possible so that you can cover the entire book in just 100 pages. To have command on physics, you should revise each book atleast five times to achieve AIR 1.
BOOKLIST FOR UPSC PHYSICS OPTIONAL
- Introduction to Electrodynamics – David J. Griffiths
- Quantum Mechanics- HV VERMA
- OPTICS-AJOY GHATAK
- MECHANICS- DS MATHUR
- ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS – RAJ KUMAR
- SOLID STAE PHYSICS – PURI BABAR
- THERMODYNAMICS – GARG BANSAL GHOSH
- NUCLEAR PHYSICS – ABHIJEET AGARWAL