Every paragraph should carry atleast one point, and deal with the point, give some examples then switch over to the next point but never repeat the same point anywhere in essay.
Do not take it for granted the examiner would read only half of the essay. Methodologically, they would read whole essay and every repetition that we've made would lead us to negative marks and a negative opinion on us.
UPSC IAS Essay writing practice for Mains essay paper is crucial in getting good marks in essay paper. Insights posts new essay topic every sunday. Should a Moratorium be Imposed on Fresh Mining in Tribal Areas 25 Jul · National Identity and Patriotism. 25 Jul · Multinational Corporations.
Normally, 13 to 15 page essay is fairly good essay and don't write more than that and lesser than that. Spend the first hour in attempting rough work, writing down with the pencil, the thought framework and in last 15 min of the first hour rearrange those ideas and make it into an essay. And write you fair copy in last two hours. So, these are some of the issues that would be helpful in writing fairly good essay in your civil services examination.
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The book emphasises on the importance of a cogently written essay and the art of essay writing. The book has a special coverage of India as most of competitive exams these days ask rather deeply in respect of issues pertaining to their own country. With this approach, Essays aims to provide a complete roadmap for aspirants aiming to maximize their scores in such Descriptive Questions. All the essays in the book provide sufficient information and data thus providing an insight into the crux of the issues stimulating the thinking ability of the students.
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On the other hand, if the topic falls into second category successive paragraphs will try to find out possible reasons and answers to the central question. Starting and concluding an essay is a very important aspect of good UPSC essay writing. I have seen approaches in which essay starts with quoting recent incident, story, and famous saying. You may adopt any of these approaches as there is no hard and fast rule for this; however, it should be kept in mind that starting paragraph should be small, straight forward and should generate enough curiosity in mind of the reader to read further.
An end paragraph of the UPSC essay should have a lasting impact on the examiner.
see It is said that before you frame your opening paragraph, you must know what the end you are going to write. Clarity on end helps in maintaining flow and helps in sticking to the topic. The end should ensure a question asked in the essay topic is answered holistically, conclusively and your stand should be reflected firmly. Use of famous quote, visionary statement or any relevant 2 liners should be used to bring finality in your writing and thoughts.
Equal time and word limit for both essays. In exam, I wrote the first essay in approx.
I could score just marks. Whereas in the exam I adopted a balanced approach and wrote approx words on each topic and secured marks. Language of the UPSC essay should be as simple as possible.
Key to success is good content and systemic flow, not the Shakespearean language. Time management is very crucial. I have scored from mere 68 marks to marks and from there to marks. In hindsight if I try to analyse the reasons behind such variation then it would be as follows;. I did a mistake of choosing the wrong topic under the notion that my essay topic should be different than majority aspirants. Whereas very simple topics like Science and technology is the panacea for the growth and security of the nation were also present in the paper.
I had very good content on the first topic but gave 2 hours on writing this whereas could devout only remaining 1 hour for the second essay.