How to Write Essay in UPSC Exam? Even how to write an essay in exam the worst case, you’re supposed to write 1200-1500 words for a 250 marks essay. What not to write in Mains IAS exam? Role of NGO, Pressure Grp.
This is what I learned from my seniors and toppers. In a 2 marker question, UPSC specifically mentions that answer it in 20 words. So with that logic, you’re expected to write an essay containing around 2000 words for the 200 marks. They asked an essay on Gandhi, I start writing it.
After 1 hour of writing, I realize that I forgot mention about Champaran’s Indigo Struggle when Gandhi got actively involved in Indian Freedom struggle for the first time! Now I can’t add it. Because there is no space in initial pages. Hence everything has to be written in its place. You’ve 3 hours to write the essay. See if there is any chance of adding some diagram or table in it? Ice cream in the end.
Current scenario related to it. Gandhi’s Champaran must come in the beginning not in the end. Autocracy is better than democracy. Sometimes the essay topics are given in such a way, that you want to agree all the way. Panchayati raj is wastage of tax payer’s money. Poor people are their own enemies.
DO NOT forget to show the other side of the mirror. Its Easier to criticize a non working things than to fix it. Remember this all time during essay. Donot give filmy solutions to real life problems. Nehru’s Panchsheel era to Vajpayee’s Lahore Bus visit and current affairs. Foreign policy has changed with every prime minister so their names need to be mentioned.