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UPSC Mains 2021-2022 Essay Paper: 4D Analysis & Discussion
The Essay paper of UPSC Mains 2021 conducted in January 2022 was as predicted and unsurprising- even though it has left many aspirants perplexed...
UPSC ESSAY-WRITING EVALUATION : Judge, Jury & Executioner
There is something painfully missing in pedagogy-and that’s pedagogy itself. No one teaches you about teaching itself. Or just how potent it can be as a learning tool.
Building the body of the Essay in UPSC Mains exam : Body-building 2.0
Believe it or not, there is often a particularly right away or a wrong way to structure an argument. And a particularly well-defined way to counter-argument and even to anticipate them.
HOW TO TACKLE PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAY TOPICS FOR UPSC
Ever so often you will find topics like ” simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” and ” life is a long journey between being...
UPSC ESSAYS: IMPACTFUL INTRODUCTIONS
Introductions are the first impression you will make on the examiner. First impressions are not only the last impression but inform how we form judgments about the source of the object.
UPSC ESSAY: THE KEYWORD DETECTIVE
Often, in the exam, even while knowing a lot about a topic, the best points and examples may not come to mind when you need them. Only later when the exam is over do you realize that you could have used that point or you forgot to write that example etc.
UPSC Essay & Answer-writing: THE MAGIC OF DECONSTRUCTION
The UPSC essay and the Mains exam, in toto, is all about the quality and depth of your understanding. But this does not necessarily mean that you...