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I am currently in B.Tech 6th semester. I want to know whether History and Political Science would be ok for me... also about Law as optional. Can an engineering background student can crack with law...

First, be clear that in new format for Civil Services (Main) Examination, you need to pick only one optional subject. so, your task is a bit easier.

As has been observed, engineering background candidates generally make cross-domain shift and pick a new subject from different streams.

The subjects you have short-listed – History, Political Science and even Law are interesting choice and in past, a lot of engineering background candidates have opted for these and have produced wonderful results.

You should spend little time in choosing the right optional subject and the following article would help you in getting some insights about making the right choice:

Optional Subject Selection

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