Union Public Service Commission
Civil Service Mains Exam ESSAY (Compulsory) : 2009
Time Allowed: Three Hours
Max. Marks: 200
Instruction: The Essay must be written in the medium specified in the
admission certificate issue to you. The name of medium must be stated clearly on
the cover of the answer-book in the space provided for the purpose. No c
will be given to the essay written in a medium other than that specified in the
(Examiner will pay special attention to the candidate’s grasp of his
material, it’s relevant to the subject chosen and to his ability to think
constructed and present his ideas concisely, logically and effectively).
Write an Essay on any one of the following topics:
- Are our traditional handicrafts doomed to a slow death?
- Are we a ‘Soft ’ state ?
- “The focus of health care is increasingly getting skewed towards the
‘haves’ of our society”.
- “ Good Fences make good neighbors”
- ‘ Globlisation’ vs. ‘ Nationalism’