UPSCPORTAL Open Essay Competition "May 2014" Result & Winners

UPSCPORTAL Open Essay Competition

UPSCPORTAL presents the First Open Essay Competition, for the Civil Services Aspirants. Today, an important part of the strategy for civil services examination is- to develop a good writing habit. Having a good understanding of the syllabus might not help you as long as you do not have a good writing skill. Thus, with an intention to help the aspirants in improving their writing skills, UPSCPORTAL presents ‘Open Essay Competition’ for the very first time.

Any candidate may enroll for this essay competition. Besides the opportunity to improve yourself, there is also an opportunity to win good prizes, and also get your name on a special page dedicated to the competition, on our site.

Topic for May 2014

  • Development Vs. Displacement Debate in India
  • भारत में विकास बनाम विस्थापन: एक बहस

Following is the list of the Short-listed candidates, who were selected

Winner of the April Contest

S. No.

Name of the Candidate



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Consolation Prizes Winners


Ira Mohanty


Rashika Juneja


Laxmi Prasad


Mansi Kerkar


Ujawala Bhoi

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Name of the Short-listed Participants:

S. No.


1 Ira Mohanty
2 Deepa Dhotre
3 Chhavi Srivastava
4 Abhishek Bhardwaj
5 Ujwala Bhoi
6 Rashika Juneja
7 Laxmi Prasad
9 Mansi Kerkar
10 Arumita Mukherjee
11 Azra Abdulla
12 Mamta Jkm
13 kamalakannan Srinivasan

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