Master the art of Essay Writing for UPSC CStE Presented by Nikhil Deshmukh
About me Appeared in UPSC CSE 2015 interview . Secured 156/250 in essay in UPSC CSE (mains) 2015 . B. Tech in Computer Science from NIT Nagpur 312 n essav in B. Tech in Computer Science from NIT Nagpur Three years of Work Experience in software industry . Holds a degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Course fees: CONTRIBUTEs . Follow me on Unacademy at: https://unacademy.in/user/nikshelke
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
What are different styles of writing essay? .Structured Essay Structured essay involves brainstorming on the topic for first few minutes, noting down of those ideas and then inter-connecting them to maintain flow and consistency. Basically, a skeleton/blueprint is drawn beforehand. . Spontaneous Essay Spontaneous essay does not involve brainstorming in the beginning. At the most, one decides the start and end of the essay. The ideas are presented free flowingly as one starts writing it. No blueprints made.
How to write a essay in UPSC? Depends on the topic of the essay Combination of all 4 types i.e. narrative, descriptive, informative & persuasive . There is no one particular way of writing a good essay . Essay should continuously engage the reader . Stick to the topic of the essay throughout *Each paragraph should be related to the topic Thereis no one particular way of writing a good essay Avoid writing essay in first person Keep it simple but effective . Multi-dimensional in nature and approach
What are the contenty of good essay? aure Phenomenal start and end Conceptual clarity Explaining Keywords Relevant analogies Up-to-date current events Day-to-day examples Statistics with sou Statistics with sources
Contued Quotes and views of great personalities Peripheral knowledge about the topic gained through genera reaing Interlinking of paragraphs and coherency of ideas A bottom-up approach (from local to global)
Contimued Neat handwriting and correct grammar ' Excerpts from poems, movies, songs, stories, events, quotes, imaginary situations, diagrams, headings, sub-headings, etc. Whenever topic is diaesplain at federal lewel Whenever topic is about India - always explain at federal level Whenever topic is about India- alwavs explain at federal level
Indian Information Service (IIS), Lawyer, Engineer, Secured 156/250 in Essay paper of UPSC CSE Mains.