How can I write a good essay in UPSC?
write only one. Time limit -3 hours, Max-marks=200. In a 2 marker question, UPSC specifically mentions that answer it in 20 words. So with that logic, you’re expected to write an essay containing around 2000 words for the 200 marks.
How should I start my UPSC preparation?
Practise writing on a daily basis. Pick up an editorial from a newspaper or a topic from the syllabus, and frame a question on it and write its answer. Use your resources: The usability of the information that you get from books or newspapers is a crucial step in UPSC preparation.
What kind of essays are asked in IAS?
Broadly speaking, there are two types of essays – formal and informal. In the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), we are concerned with the formal essay.
How do you prepare an essay?
Follow a writing processUse the first 1/10 to 1/5 of time for a question to make an outline or concept map.Organize the plan around a central thesis statement.Order your subtopics as logically as possible, making for easier transitions in the essay.To avoid going off topic, stick to the outline as you write.