U.P.S.C Compulsory Hindi Paper

By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

1st August, 2023

Hindi Compulsory Paper UPSC is Paper ‘A’ of the UPSC Civil Services Mains exam. It is a compulsory Indian language paper, and it is mandatory to appear for this paper except for candidates belonging to the northeastern states.


“” Here's everything you need to know about preparing for UPSC Compulsory Hindi Paper

The compulsory language paper in Mains is qualifying in nature. The total marks carried by Hindi Language Paper UPSC is 300. Candidates need to score at least 75 marks out of 300 to qualify for this paper. 

About The Hindi Paper

Analyse Previous Year's Trend

Knowing the trend in the UPSC Hindi paper is crucial for preparing for the UPSC IAS exam. This would highlight which topics are more important than others so that you can dedicate your time and efforts accordingly.

You need to practice writing in the Devanagari script. You need to build a good vocabulary of Hindi words. You can note down the words and how to use them during your Civil Services Exam preparation.

Start Writing And Practicing

Books To Follow

You don’t have to study the literature, but the basics. This paper is designed to test your knowledge of The Hindi language. Samanya Hindi Book by Unique Publications is one of the best options out there for the preparation of the UPSC Hindi Language Paper UPSC.

Candidates need to build a solid basic knowledge of the Hindi compulsory syllabus. Candidates must go through the previous year’s question papers to understand the types of questions asked in the Hindi compulsory paper and come up with a solid strategy.