UPSC IAS Mains 2022 – Optional Question Papers

Dear Friends,

On 25th September, UPSC IAS Mains 2022 Optional Papers were conducted in 2 sessions. With the completion of both sessions, UPSC IAS Mains 2022 Optional Question Papers are available for analysis. You can go through the question paper and analyze your level of preparation in your optional subjects.

We have prepared a list of all optional Papers, we will publish all the PDFs as soon as available.

UPSC IAS Mains 2022 Optional Question Papers

NumberList of optional subjectsPaper 1Paper 2
1AgriculturePaper 1Paper 2
2Animal Husbandry and Veterinary SciencePaper 1Paper 2
3AnthropologyPaper 1Paper 2
4BotanyPaper 1Paper 2
5ChemistryPaper 1Paper 2
6Civil EngineeringPaper 1Paper 2
7Commerce & AccountancyPaper 1Paper 2
8EconomicsPaper 1Paper 2
9Electrical EngineeringPaper 1Paper 2
10GeographyPaper 1Paper 2
11GeologyPaper 1Paper 2
12HistoryPaper 1Paper 2
13LawPaper 1Paper 2
14ManagementPaper 1Paper 2
15MathematicsPaper 1Paper 2
16Mechanical EngineeringPaper 1Paper 2
17Medical SciencePaper 1Paper 2
18PhilosophyPaper 1Paper 2
19PhysicsPaper 1Paper 2
20Political Science & International RelationsPaper 1Paper 2
21PsychologyPaper 1Paper 2
22Public AdministrationPaper 1Paper 2
23SociologyPaper 1Paper 2
24StatisticsPaper 1Paper 2
25ZoologyPaper 1Paper 2


NumberLiterature optional subjectsPaper 1Paper 2
1AssamesePaper 1Paper 2
2BengaliPaper 1Paper 2
3BodoPaper 1Paper 2
4DogriPaper 1Paper 2
5GujaratiPaper 1Paper 2
6HindiPaper 1Paper 2
7KannadaPaper 1Paper 2
8KashmiriPaper 1Paper 2
9KonkaniPaper 1Paper 2
10MaithiliPaper 1Paper 2
11MalayalamPaper 1Paper 2
12ManipuriPaper 1Paper 2
13MarathiPaper 1Paper 2
14NepaliPaper 1Paper 2
15OriyaPaper 1Paper 2
16PunjabiPaper 1Paper 2
17SanskritPaper 1Paper 2
18SanthaliPaper 1Paper 2
19SindhiPaper 1Paper 2
20TamilPaper 1Paper 2
21TeluguPaper 1Paper 2
22UrduPaper 1Paper 2
23EnglishPaper 1Paper 2

Below are the PDFs of all the conducted examinations. If you want to read the questions online, you directly go on to the individual posts (given below).

UPSC Mains 2022 – Essay Question Paper PDF

UPSC Mains 2022 GS 1 Question Paper PDF

UPSC Mains 2022 GS 2 Question Paper PDF

UPSC Mains 2022 GS 3 question paper PDF

UPSC Mains 2022 GS 4 question paper PDF

If you want to go through Previous Year’s Question Papers. You can visit this page.

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