You may need to modify the structure as per the demand of the question. How to transition smoothly from one para to the next.
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Through a link sentence at the end of a para :. Through a question:. Signalling the shift at the start of next paragraph:. Here you can simply add a word or two at the beginning of a para that signals a shift in your subtopic. These steps will ensure that the transition between paragraphs is not abrupt. How to write a good Introduction to your Essay? In GS, definitional approach is a great way to introduce your answers.
But in essay, they are rather stale, lacking in any human element. I always believe that a good way to start your essay is to have that touch of humanity and warmth in your introduction. Towards the end of a gruesome world war, the world powers decided to carve up the Korean peninsula along the 38th parallel. One is known for gross violation of human rights, while the other a champion of liberal democracy.
One is known for gut-wrenching poverty, while the other unbridled prosperity. Similarly, for the Social Media essay, my introduction sought to bring to the fore the paradox of Social Media.
I wrote on how social media was leveraged to crowdsource help and rescue during Chennai floods in At the same time, I mentioned how it was used nefariously in to cause mass exodus of northeast people from Bangalore. And taking cue from this introduction, in the main body, I discussed about the inherent selfishness and altruism associated with social media.
These real life stories, anecdotes and incidents are everywhere in our books and newspapers. So when you come across them, note down and ponder as to how you can use them in your essay. Developing the Main Content from the Topic. This is like spinning the web from a thread. Depending on the topic, you can choose among the following options that fits best. So choose as per the question.
In the main body of the essay, each para must have an argument or an idea and a reasoning to back that argument. You can substantiate it through a real-life example, a statistic, an authentic committee or organisational report etc. Statistics, examples, expert opinions and constitutional provisions are crucial and they make your arguments authoritative. Conclusion needs to be on a futuristic, optimistic note. You need to summarise the complete essay in sentences, after which you can write your vision for future. You can source some useful terms from the speeches of PM Modi.
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Rhetoric, lofty expressions, constitutional ideals, Sanskrit slokas and quotes are a good way to conclude your essay. It gives a sense of completeness to the essay. Readers should keep in mind that these notes are written rather haphazardly I mean who makes notes thinking that in future, they might have to make them public :D They are fragmented in certain parts and illegible at others, so you may not be able to comprehend them completely. But nevertheless, I hope you take home something useful. Anudeep sir anthropology optional lene ka reason,benefit nd books nd materials k liye bta dijiye….
Hello Anudeep! I have an offer for you. If you are interested to write an essay book on UPSC main exam. Then please call me Sir i want to ask a question can you share me your ideas about language preferences.. Sir I am presently pursuing my btech , and I want to start my preparation for upsc. Iam in confusion which optional subject to choose and what gives the best score at last..
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Sir I have read your blog and it has motivated me to prepare again for civil services. I have given 3 mains , , before but have not qualified either. In my gs score is and essay is I have been living in Delhi since my preparation. I am poor in Essay and Gs 4 esp. Please inform me on dimpleknankani gmail.
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Irrespective of where you join, after you write a test, have a look at answer books of candidates who are scoring well. Take a printout, and analyse what is lacking in your answers, and then work on them. That is how you should consistently keep improving.
go here Thank you sir your hlping nature shows ur personality how humble u are thnx once agin sir it hlps alot. Thank you very much bro… Please write the same for GS 1 to 4. That will be really helpful.. Sir,I am CS aspirant. Do we have to study the syllabus of prelims and mains at the same time and is maths important in the prelims. Doing a great job..
Tough I am not a competitor for anyone.. I follow to guide my students.. The theory of everything pertaining to essay writing is captured in a commendable writing style. Congratulations dear, you proved yourself as a hero of this journey, prove yourself as a hero in beaurocratic journey. India needs honest beaurocrates.
I did not take any test series for Anthropology. Thank you sir! The article is really helpful. India is really proud to have such a humble officers like you. Sir I am unable to subscribe ….. Sir thank you for giving this unique opportunity to sharing something with you.. And in general without having any prior base on the subject, would you advise someone to opt another optional?
I took around 6 months to complete the syllabus. But you must keep in mind that this time duration varies from person to person. So even if you take more time to finish the syllabus, always focus on getting conceptual clarity first. This kind of detailed explanation is vulnerable. Million tons of Thanks sir. Please give some tips for GS answer writing also, if possible.
Respected Sir, please suggest me some good reference books for political science and IR optional… Sir I am asked to many success candidate but no one reply back… Please sir reply me, it means a lot for me…. Hello sir! I am preparing for upsc but i am too confused for current affairs how to cover it so many materials are available, which is right material? Plz help me! How much the marks depends upon the handwriting and what are the scoring to be alloted depending upon the handwriting.
My public administration scores in all my four previous attempts were disastrous. Surely my strategy was not good. I am not really the right person to guide anyone on Pub Ad. Was it because of your writing speed you have given more pictorial representations or because it will give an edge?
Hello sir, Firstly hearty congratulations for ur great success… I have given two attempts and still struggling at prelims stage itself. July to next June how should be the plan… Optional and ethics to be completed before prelims only.?? Please give a rough structure of year long time table sir… Would it help on joining mains test series before prelims which starts in Aug Please help me sir.
Thank you. Prepare in the next months seriously for Mains, as if you have cleared Prelims this time. Give adequate time for answer writing practice and revision. Join a test series too, if you can. Once Mains gets over, start preparing for Prelims for next year. Practice question papers and consistently aim to score above Sir, could you kindly write about what an undergraduate student should start off with, in order to start preparing for this examination?