Master the art of Essay Writing for UPSC CStE Presented by Nikhil Deshmukh
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What is an Essay? Aldous Huxley, the famous English writer, said that essay is, "A literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything" A short pice of writing on a partilar subject. A short piece of writing on a particular subject
What are the types of essays? Narrative Essays: Telling a Story Descriptive Essays: Describing a Thing Informative Essays: Stating the Facts . Persuasive Essays: Convincing the Reader Persuasive Essays: Convincing the Reader
What does UPSC expect from candidates inessaiy paper? .Candidates may be required to write essays on multiple topics. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion, and to write concisely. Credit will be given to effective and exact expression
Essay writing Basic approach Some tips for writing essays Sample construction of an Essay
Key areas from previous years Economy & Development Education Indian democracy, judiciary, polity, administration International issues Quote based, philosophy, ethics Science & Technology Women issues and empowerment
2 Understand the import of the topic. If it's a statement-its equivalent of 'Discuss' in GS paper If it ends with a its equivalent of 'Critically evaluate' in GS paper Capitalism can lead to inclusive Growth Can Capitalism lead to inclusive Growth?
3 Start with a quote and use quotes where possible http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywo rds/democracy.html http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/de mocracy
4 Remember simple quotes Quotes of famous or contemporary people Remember 2 quotes for and 2 two against any issue/concept. Avoid controversial quotes, controversial people If you don't remember name-just quote or say famous quote'
5 Quotes for Dictators free themselves but enslaveThe best argument against democracy is a the people'-Charlie Chaplin Let us fight for a world of reason, a voter-Winston Churchill world where science and progress l Democracy substitutes election by the lead to all men's happiness. Soldiers, incompetent many for appointment by the in the name ofdemocracy, let usall |Corrupt few,-George Bernard Shaw unite,-Charlie chaplin The ballot is stronger than the bullet, -Abraham Lincoln Area Quotes against Democracy five-minute conversation with an average "We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitu tion." -Abraham Lincoln
6 With guns you can kill terrorists. With education you can kill terrorism"-Malala The best way to stop terrorism is to stop participating in it' Naom Chomsky Terrorismm Development Developmentis about transforming the lives of people, not just transforming economies-Joseph Stiglitz Nobel prize winner "When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is lit, economy flourishes." -APJ Abdul Kalam, Media 'Media is the fourth pillar that holds 'If everything is amplified, we hear the other three pillars of democracy nothing in its place'
7 Education "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live fo" -Mahatma Gandhi "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." -Mark Twain "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think." "Educating the mind wt educating the heart is no education atall. -Aristotle "Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil" "Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. Socrates "There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent." -Mahatma Gandhi
Topics for Essay 8 Section 1-Write an essay on one of the following topics in 1000-1500 words Youth is wasted on the Young The Greatness of a nation depends on its Leader Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny Section 2-Write an essay on one of the following topics in 1000-1500 words Whither Women's emancipation? Water wars. Trial by media-Pros and Cons. Mail with CSE 2016 roll no to email@example.com Contact No: 9600999533