UPSC CSE Mains Model Questions: Essay [30-Day AWP Compilation]

This is a compilation of the Essay Paper model questions we provided as part of ClearIAS 30-day Mains Answer Writing Program(AWP) 2016.

IAS Mains Model Questions: Essay Paper

Aspirants who write mains are advised to go through these questions, answers written by other candidates, and the respective feedback from ClearIAS Team.
30-day Program for UPSC CSE Mains 2016.

  1. War does not determine who is right, but only who is left. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  2. Higher education in India: challenges and strategies. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  3. History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  4. The best is yet to come for India. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  5. Ideas for a truly new India. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  6. Never confuse education with intelligence. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  7. When in doubt tell the truth. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  8. Be as you wish to be seem. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  9. Our common future. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  10. Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  11. Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  12. Happiness is a journey not a destination. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  13. India’s glorious past. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  14. The meaning of life. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  15. Religion can’t dictate upon rights of individuals. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  16. Creative India; Innovative India. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  17. India – a nation of nations. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  18. Some goals are so worth, it’s glorious even to fail. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  19. Ironies in India. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  20. Indian startup culture – a boom or bubble? (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  21. Modern Technology and the Widening Generation Gap (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  22. Moral Policing in India: Are we prisoners of our own conscience? (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  23. Inclusive agricultural growth is the key to removing poverty by 2030. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  24. The weak can never forgive; forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  25. Is India becoming intolerant? (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  26. Politics and sports should not be mixed. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  27. Is India a soft state? (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  28. Relevance of Gandhian philosophy in modern world. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  29. Change is the end result of all true learning. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
  30. The best revenge is massive success. (1000-1200 words – 125 marks)
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