2018 Mains Essay Question Paper

Write two essays, choosing one topic from each of the following Sections A and B, in about 1000-1200 Words each :

Section A

  • 1. Alternative technologies for a climate change resilient India
  • 2. A good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge
  • 3. Poverty anywhere is a threat to prosperity everywhere
  • 4. Management of Indian border disputes-a complex task

Section B

  • 5. Customary morality cannot be a guide to modern life
  • 6. ‘The past’ is a permanent dimension of human consciousness and values
  • 7. A people that values its privileges above its principles loses both
  • 8. Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it