Time Allowed : 3 Hours Maximum Marks-200 Examiners will pay special attention to the candidate ’ s grasp of his material, its relevance to the subject chosen and to his ability to think constructively and to present his ideas concisely, logically and effectively. UPSC-1999 Write an essay on any one of the following subjects: 1. Women’s empowerment: challenges and prospects (women issues) 2. The youth culture today (current areas) 3. Mass media and culture invasion (society and culture) 4. Resource management in the Indian context (general topic)
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 91 5. Value-based science and education (science and education) 6. Reservations, politics and empowerment (social relevance) UPSC-2000 1. Why should we be proud of being India? ( dreams based) 2. The cyber world its charms and challenges.(science) 3. The country’s need for a better disaster management system (current topic) 4. Indian culture today: a myth or a reality? ( social and culture) 5. The implications of globalization for India.9social, economical and cultural) 6. Modernism and our traditional socio- ethical values.(social relevance) UPSC-2001 1. What have we gained our democratic set-up? (Political system) 2. My vision of an ideal world. (Dreams Based) 3. The march of science and the erosion of human values (science and society)
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 92 4. Irrelevance of the classroom (philosophical) 5. The pursuit of excellence (philosophical) 6. Empowerment alone cannot help our women (women and society) UPSC-2002 1. Modern technological education and human values (science, education and society) 2. Search for truth can only be a spiritual problem (philosophical ) 3. If youth knew, if age could. ( philosophical ) 4. The paths of glory lead but to the grave (conventional) 5. Privatization of higher Education in India (Education and society) 6. Responsibility of media-in a democracy. (Current Political system) UPSC-2003 1. The Masks of New Imperialism (General) 2. How far has democracy in India delivered the goods? (Current political system) 3. How should a civil servant conduct himself? ( general and conventional)
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 93 4. As civilization advances culture decline (society and culture) 5. There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so (philosophical) 6. Spirituality and scientific temper (science and philosophical) UPSC-2004 1. India’s role in promoting ASEAN Co - operation (current) 2. Judicial activism and Indian democracy (political system) 3. Whither women’s emancipation? (women and society) 4. Globalization and its impact on India culture (social, economical, educational and general) 5. The lure of space (science) 6. Water resource should be under the control of the central government (science and environment) UPSC-2005 1. Justice must reach the poor (social and governance) 2. The hand that rocks the cradle (social) 3. If women ruled the world (social)
Strategy of Essay Writing Strategy Of Essay Writing - DR.ASHIS DASH 94 4. What is real education? (social) 5.
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