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Essay Paper 2018 – UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam
Instructions: Write two essays, choosing one from each of the following Section A & B, in about 1000-1200 words. ( 2*125 = Total 250 Marks). Section A comprises Questions 1 to 4 and Section B includes questions 4 – 8.
- Alternative technologies for a climate change resilient India.
- A good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Poverty anywhere is a threat to prosperity everywhere.
- Management of Indian border disputes – a complex task.
- Customary morality cannot be a guide to modern life.
- “The past’ is a permanent dimension of human consciousness and values.
- A people that values its privileges above its principles loses both.
- Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.