Contemporary Essays

About the Book

The introduction of Essay paper into the UPSC examination pattern heralded yet another decisive structural changes into the prestigious civil service examination. It demanded to fetch the analytical and critical thinking abilities from the candidates and it further accentuated the dynamicity and vibrancy of this examination. The candidates are now required to be abreast of various aspects from myriad subjects and multiple objects and juxtapose the relevant dimensions in a precise and concise manner. Against this backdrop, this Book on Essay has tried to answer the demand and requirement of UPSC Civil Service and various PCS examinations. We are presenting this resource to be an indispensable tool in the armory of each and every aspiring candidates.

In this book, the essay topics are carefully chosen, meticulously planned, professionally curated and brilliantly crafted under strict academic supervision. We have also included Essays written by the candidates who have successfully sailed through. Along with this, as a ‘Unique’ innovation, each Essay has been piloted with a “Points to Ponder Map” to ensure that candidates are well equipped to present the various dimensions concerning each topic in a coherent and cogent manner.

Salient Features:

  • About New India.
  • Complete Syllabus and Analysis
  • Strategy for Essay paper
  • Brain Mapping for each Essay
  • What not to write in an essay paper
  • Essays from 2013-2018
  • Topic-wise List of Essays from 1990-2018
  • 30 Essays are written by Toppers
  • 70 Model Essays
  • Quotes and phrases important for Essays
  • Important Facts at a Glance

About the Author

J. K. Chopra, Editor in Chief, MA, M.Phil. Punjab University, Chandigarh, has offered a wide range of academic subjects like General Knowledge and State General Knowledge for the Union / State Public Service Commission and various competitive examinations. The author's specialty is to provide concise and comprehensive, up-to-date content.