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  • Approach Paper
  • Strategy Paper
  • Skill Development Techniques
  • Sample Essay Analysis
  • Medium: English Medium
  • Part A - Essays on Political & Economic issues

    1. “Education for All” Campaign in India: Myth or Reality. (2006)
    2. How far has democracy in India delivered the goods? (2003)
    3. Judicial Activism and Indian Democracy. (2004)
    4. Water Resources Should Be Under the Control of the Central Government. (2004)
    5. What is real education? (2005)
    6. How should a civil servant conduct himself? (2003)
    7. Women’s Reservation Bill Would Usher in Empowerment for Women in India. (2006)
    8. Globalization Would Finish Small-Scale Industries in India. (2006)
    9. Evaluation of Panchayati Raj Systems in India from the point of view of eradication of poverty to power to people. (2007)
    10. Is autonomy the best answer to combat balkanization? (2007)
    11. Special Economic Zones : Boon or Bane (2008)
    12. Are we a ‘soft’ state? (2009)
    13. From traditional Indian philantrophy to the Gates-Buffett model-a natural progression or a paradigm shift. (2010)
    14. Creation of smaller states and the consequent administrative, economic and developmental implications. (2011)
    15. Credit-based higher education system-status, opportunities and challenges. (2011)
    16. The emerging Global Order, Political and Economic
    17. Economic Growth without Distributive Justice is bound to breed Violence
    18. The challenges before a Civil Servant Today
    19. Intellectual property rights
    20. Politics, Business and Bureaucracy-a fatal triangle
    21. Multinational Corporations-saviours or saboteurs.
    22. Politics without ethic is a disaster
    23. Necessity of All India Judicial Services
    24. Whither Indian democracy?
    25. Need for transparency in Public Administration.
    26. Greater political power alone will not improve women’s plight
    27. The misinterpretation and misuse of freedom in India
    28. Reservations, politics and empowerment
    29. The implications of globalization for India
    30. Liberalisation & its impact on the Indian Economy
    31. What have we gained from our democratic set-up?
    32. The Game of Politics
    33. Sustainable Development
    34. Relevance of National Rural Health Mission
    35. FDI in Retail : To be or Not To be
    36. Historic depreciation of Indian rupee
    37. World wide Price rise
    38. Panchayati Raj in India
    39. Freedom of Speech
    40. WTO & Indian agriculture
    41. Democracy implies tolerance of dissent

    Part B - Essays on National & International issues

    1. Privatisation of Higher Education in India. (2002)
    2. The Masks of New Imperialism. (2003)
    3. India’s Role in Promoting ASEAN Co-operation. (2004)
    4. Terrorism and World peace (2005)
    5. Food security for sustainable national development (2005)
    6. Importance of Indo-U.S. Nuclear Agreement. (2006)
    7. BPO boom in India. (2007)
    8. ‘Globalism’ vs. ‘Nationalism.’ (2009)
    9. Should a moratorium be imposed on all fresh mining in tribal areas of the country? (2010)
    10. In the Indian context, both human intelligence and technical intelligence are crucial in combating terrorism. (2011)
    11. Modernization and Westernization are not identical concepts
    12. The role of United Nations in peacekeeping
    13. Restructuring of Indian education system
    14. Restructuring of the U.N.O. to reflect present realities.
    15. The world the twenty-first century.
    16. Resource management in the Indian context
    17. Corruption in India rooted deeply
    18. London Riots : Causes & Cure (Growing racism in Europe)
    19. Occupy Movement : Danger Bell is Ringing
    20. The Lokpal Bill Debate
    21. Coup in Pakistan : Quite a Possibility
    22. India-Japan starting active partnership
    23. Relevance of NAM today
    24. Necessity of Uniform Civil Code
    25. Minoritism : Myth or Reality
    26. National Counter Terrorism Centre
    27. Relevance of BRICS
    28. TAPI gas pipeline project
    29. Nepal's Constituent Assembly
    30. Yemen Political crisis

    Part C - Essays on Social issues

    1. Responsibility of media in a democracy. (2002)
    2. Whither Women’s Emancipation? (2004)
    3. Justice must reach the poor (2005)
    4. The hand that rocks the cradle (2005)
    5. If women ruled the world (2005)
    6. Independent thinking should be encouraged right from the childhood. (2007)
    7. National identity and patriotism (2008)
    8. Preparedness of our society for India’s global leadership role. (2010)
    9. Does Indian cinema shape our popular culture or merely reflect it? (2011)
    10. Men have failed; let women takeover
    11. Indian society at the crossroads
    12. The New emerging woman-power : the ground realities
    13. Literacy is growing very fast but there is no corresponding growth in education.
    14. What we have not learnt during fifty years of Independence.
    15. The language problem in India : Its past, present and prospects
    16. Empowerment alone cannot help our women.
    17. Child Labour-free India: Myth or Reality
    18. Literacy In India
    19. Dowry System in India
    20. Poverty in India
    21. Population of India
    22. Unemployment in India
    23. Gender Inequality In India
    24. Are events like ‘Beauty Contests’ an insult to womanhood
    25. Domestic Violence Against Women
    26. HIV and Drug Abuse in India
    27. Waste Management in India
    28. Right to Education Act
    29. Public Health System in India
    30. Problem of Child Abuse
    31. Role of women in nation building
    32. The problem of old age in India
    33. Prostitution in India
    34. Beggary in India
    35. Women Empowerment - A reality or Myth
    36. Morality & law
    37. The Joint family system
    38. The role of youth in India
    39. Secularism in India
    40. The problem of slum in urban India
    41. Necessity of sex education in India

    Part D - Essays on Science - Tech, Environmental & Ecological issues

    1. Modern Technological Education and human values. (2002)
    2. Increasing Computerization Would lead to the creation of Dehumanized Society. (2006)
    3. Urbanisation and its hazards (2008)
    4. Ecological considerations need not hamper development
    5. Computer : The Harbinger of a Silent Revolution
    6. Urbanizations is a blessing in disguise
    7. Tourism & Environment
    8. Science & Religion
    9. The country’s need for a better disaster management system
    10. The march of science and the erosion of human values.
    11. Science advances and human values decline
    12. Development and Environment are not Contradictory Paradigms
    13. India In Space :A bag full of success
    14. Towards Sustainable development
    15. Durban Climate Meet : Bye Bye Kyoto
    16. Ganga, The Mother In A Curse
    17. Growth for all with Sustainable Use Of Resources

    Part E - Essays on Philosophical & Quotation based issues

    1. Search for Truth can only be a spiritual problem. (2002)
    2. If youth knew, if age could. (2002)
    3. The Paths of glory lead but to the grave. (2002)
    4. There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so (2003)
    5. Spirituality and Scientific temper. (2003)
    6. Attitude makes habit, habit makes character and character makes a man. (2007)
    7. Discipline means success, anarchy means ruin (2008)
    8. “Good fences make good neighbours.” (2009)
    9. Geography may remain the same; history need not. (2010)
    10. My vision of India in 2020 A.D.
    11. ‘He who Reigns within himself and Rules his Passions, Desires and fears, is more than a king’
    12. Compassion is the basis of all Morality
    13. Youth is a blunder, Manhood a struggle, Old age is regret
    14. A useless life is an early death
    15. When money speaks, the truth is silent
    16. Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
    17. Truth is lived, not taught.
    18. True religion cannot be misused
    19. Woman is God’s best creation
    20. If you would have peace prepare for war
    21. India’s contribution to world wisdom
    22. My vision of an ideal world order.
    23. The pursuit of excellence.
    24. My vision of a perfect government in India
    25. The child is father of man
    26. History repeats itself
    27. "It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own."
    28. "Everybody thinks of changing humanity, but nobody thinks of changing himself."
    29. Many Species, One Planet, One Future
    30. A thing of Beauty is joy forever
    31. All that glitters is not gold
    32. Are science & arts antithetical to each other?
    33. Failures are the pillars of success
    34. Practice makes a man perfect
    35. Sweet are the uses of adversities
    36. Strike while the iron is hot
    37. The pen is mightier than the sword

    Part F - Essays on Cultural issues & Personalities

    1. As civilization advances culture declines. (2003)
    2. Globalization and Its Impact on Indian Culture. (2004)
    3. How has satellite television brought about cultural change in the Indian mindset? (2007)
    4. Is an egalitarian society possible by educating the masses? (2008)
    5. Are our traditional handicrafts doomed to a slow death? (2009)
    6. Mass media and culture invasion
    7. Why should we proud of being Indians?
    8. Indian culture today: a myth or a reality?
    9. The youth culture today
    10. Mahatma Gandhi
    11. Jawahar Lal Nehru
    12. Rabindranath Tagore
    13. Raja Rammohan Roy
    14. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
    15. Mother Teresa
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