(Download) UPSC IAS Mains Essay Exam Question Paper - 2018

(Download) UPSC Mains 2018 Question Paper: Essay Compulsory

Marks : 250 (125x2)

Duration: 3 hours

Write Two Essays, choosing One from each of the Sections A and B, in about 1000-1200 words each.

Section-A (125 marks) - Choose any one Essay

  1. Alternative technologies for a climate change resilient India.

  2. A good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

  3. Poverty anywhere is a threat to prosperity everywhere.

  4. Management of Indian border disputes - a complex task.

Section-B (125 marks)- Choose any one Essay

  1. Customary morality cannot be a guide to modern life.

  2. “The past’ is a permanent dimension of human consciousness and values.

  3. A people that values its privileges above its principles loses both.

  4. Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.


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