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Essay Test – December 31



Instructions:  Write an essay on any one of the following in about 1000-1200 words.
Time : 90 minutes

Marks : 125

Kindly review each others answers, so that everyone improves. Wish you an advance Happy New Year 2017 🙂 


1. India-ASEAN Relationship: Opportunities and Challenges.

भारत-आसियान संबंध: अवसर और चुनौतियां।


2.In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.

लोकतंत्र में असहमति विश्वास की तरफ एक कदम है।


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Best essay: @Monica Mohan


 

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Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, Dec 12-17



Friends,

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from Dec 12-17 as well. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: consistency, answer quality and participation.

It was a difficult task for us to select the winners. It was hard to choose the top contributors. We might not be perfect while coming up with the winners list. But, we have tried our best to come up with the deserving winners.

The winners would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook 🙂

The winners are:
@Ubermensch and @devmitra sen

We have sent an email to the winners. Kindly check your mail and reply. We will send you the details.

Give your valuable feedback on Mains Marathon 2017 Initiative in the comment section below. We take them seriously 🙂

We have send mails to the Winners. Kindly check your mails.


 

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Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, Dec 19-24



Dear Aspirants,

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from Dec 19-24. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: consistency, answer quality and participation.

It was a difficult task for us to select the winners. It was hard to choose the top contributors. We might not be perfect while coming up with the winners list. But, we have tried our best to come up with the deserving winners.

The winners would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook 🙂

The winners are:

@Captain America and @sagar sumit

Give your valuable feedback on Mains Marathon 2017 Initiative in the comment section below. We take them seriously.

Note: We have send mails to the Winners. Kindly check your mails.


 

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Essay Test – December 24



Instructions:  Write an essay on any one of the following in about 1000-1200 words.
Time : 90 minutes

Marks : 125

Kindly review each others answers, so that everyone improves.


1.A strong legislation requires an effective enforcement.

एक मजबूत कानून के लिए प्रभावी प्रवर्तन की आवश्यकता होती है।

Best essay:@the green bird


2.Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

शिक्षा जीवन के लिए तयारी नहीं, शिक्षा ही जीवन है।

Best essay: @thebatman_returns


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Clarification by UPSC: Essay Topic, UPSC Civil Services Exam 2016- ‘If development is not engendered, it is endangered’


Dear Friends,

Candidates who appeared UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Essay Paper, 2016 were in confusion regarding one Essay Topic- ‘If development is not engendered, it is endangered‘.

Dr. Shashi Tharoor sought a response from UPSC regarding the same. UPSC has replied to Dr. Shashi Tharoor clarifying that different acceptable interpretations would be considered by evaluators of UPSC mains-2016 Essay Paper.

What Really Happened?

One of the Essay topics in UPSC CSE-2016 Essay Test was ‘If development is not engendered, it is endangered’. This had created confusion in the minds of candidates regarding the meaning of engendered. Some students took the literal meaning of the word endangered, some took otherwise.

Different acceptable interpretations would now be considered by UPSC 🙂



Click Here to Download the Clarification  by UPSC


Click Here To Download the UPSC Mains 2016 Essay Question Paper


 

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Essay Test – December 17



Instructions:  Write an essay on any one of the following in about 1000-1200 words.
Time : 90 minutes

Marks : 125


1.Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom – Thomas Jefferson.

ईमानदारी ज्ञान की पुस्तक में पहला अध्याय है – थॉमस जेफरसन ।

Best Essay: @meena


2. Electoral Reforms for a Stronger Democracy.

सशक्त लोकतंत्र के लिए चुनाव सुधार।

Best essay:@@the green bird


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