[Download] UPSC Civil Services Mains Examination 2020 | Essay Question Paper 2020

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On the very first day of the UPSC/Civil Services Mains 2020 exam, Essay paper has been conducted, as per the schedule.

To download the UPSC Essay Paper 2020, Click on the link given below:

ESSAY PAPER: UPSC Civil Services Mains Examination – 2020


  1. Life is long journey between human being and being humane.
  2. Mindful manifesto is the catalyst to a tranquil self
  3. Ships do not sink because of water around them, ships sink because of water that gets into them
  4. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.


  1. Culture is what we are, civilization is what we have.
  2. There can be no social justice without economic prosperity but economic prosperity without social justice is meaningless.
  3. Patriarchy is the least noticed yet the most significant structure of social inequality.
  4. Technology as the silent factor in international relations.

UPSC Mains 2020 Essay Question Paper

Upcoming Exam Schedule:

Following are the exams that will be conducted on the upcoming days, under UPSC Mains Examination for the year 2020:

January 9, 2021 (Saturday)

Paper 2 – GS 1

Paper 3 – GS 2

January 10, 2021 (Sunday)

Paper 4 – GS 3

Paper 5 – GS 4

January 16, 2021 (Saturday)

Paper 6 – Indian Language

Paper 7 – English

January 17, 2021 (Sunday)

Paper 8 – Optional 1

Paper 9 – Optional 2


Previous Year UPSC Mains Papers

Year GS Paper IGS Paper II GS Paper III GS Paper IVEssay
2015Paper I  PaperII Paper III Paper IV Essay  
2016Paper I Paper II  Paper IIIPaper IV Essay  
2017 Paper I Paper II Paper III Paper IV Essay   
2018Paper I Paper II  Paper III Paper IV Essay 
2019 Paper I Paper II  Paper IIIPaper IVEssay  
2020Paper I Paper II Paper III Paper IV Essay  
2021Paper IPaper IIPaper IIIPaper IVEssay
2022Paper IPaper IIPaper IIIPaper IVEssay
2023Paper IPaper IIPaper IIIPaper IVEssay

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