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Showcase your ideas on public policy and current affairs by entering our essay writing competition. Every month, students can choose any one topic and send their essays. Make sure you first prepare well and then write down the essay as it will give you great practice for the actual UPSC essay exam.

  • Selected essays will be published on our website with the name of the author.
  • The best essay winner will get a free session on essay writing by one of our experts.
  • She will also get a free subscription of our current affairs E magazine for six months and 50% off on our Prelims test series.
  • Others selected will be given one month free current affairs E-magazine and 50% off on our Prelims test series.

We hope more and more students will participate in the Essay contest, which includes topics of current affairs. One should remember that these topics will be useful not only for the IAS exams but also for other competitive exams.

Practice Essay Topics for UPSC

September 2022 Essay Contest (Last date is September 30, 2022)
S.NO Essay Contest Topics
1 Analyze the economic status of India vis-a-vis the world economic scenario.
2 Should we add more genders to the current male and female genders in all kinds of forms?
3 Is Success a mind game or sheer hard work?
4 Freedom of speech is it a misused term?

 


Candidates should send their essay to concerninfo2012@gmail.com. Please mention your mobile number in your mail.

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What are the rules of Essay contest?

  1. The essay should be sent in the word format with 14 font size. It should carry the name of the author and its e mail ID. Any other format of submission is not acceptable.
  2. The essay should contain a declaration saying that its original content of the author and is not copied from anywhere.
  3. If the essay is found to be copied it will be rejected and senders ID will be blocked.
  4. Civil Service India reserves the Copyright of the essays; however in case of copyright infringement (copied matter) Civil Service India is not liable for it.
  5. Civil Service India reserves the right to edit the essay for clarity of language, grammar and space.
  6. One person can send only one essay for one topic It's advised to go through the essay carefully before sending it once and finally.
  7. The Essay must be between 500 and 800 words. An ideal essay should be of 650 words.
  8. Please send your entries much before the Deadline to concerninfo2012@gmail.com.

Selected Essay Topics: September 2022

1. Is Success a mind game or sheer hard work?-Mudra Padmashali


Selected Essay Topics: August 2022

1. Lending hands to someone is better than giving a dole.-Vijay Sridhar (Winner)

2. Quick but steady wins the race-Mudra p(Winner)

3. Dreams which should not let India sleep-SHUVAJYOTI DUTTA

4. Dreams which should not let India sleep.-Sangeeta Paul

5. Dreams which should not let India sleep.-Muhammad Fasal(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: June 2022

1. Role of money in health and happiness-Jnandeep Bora

2. Role of Money in Health and happiness-Dr.Rashmi Bhat

3. Work life balance how can it be achieved?-Dr. Reshma Bhat

4. Work life balance how can it be achieved?-Ani Ysl

5. Work life balance how can it be achieved?-Sangeeta Paul

6. Role of money in health and happiness-Anusha Kolli (Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: April & May 2022

1. How important is that PT/sports class in school?-AISHWARYA THORAM

2. How important is that PT/sports class in school?-Dr.Reshma Bhat

3. How Important is that PT/ sports class in school ?-Abraham Johnson Anchaniyil

4. The effect of war in modern days with reference to Ukaraine and Russia.-SATARUPA MUKHERJEE

5. How important is that PT/Sport class in school?-JNANDEEP BORA


Selected Essay Topics: February & March 2022

1. What is important for the voters of India? Do they carry away by propaganda?-Jayant Joshi

2. What should we do to improve Indians to be honest in public life?-VAISHNAVI GUDIBANDI

3. What is important for the voters of India? Do they carried away by propaganda?-Jayant Joshi

4. What should we do to inspire Indians to be honest in public life?-Twinkle

5. What is important for the voters of India? Do they get carried away by propaganda?-JNANDEEP BORA(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: January 2022

1. India’s economic growth, the way forward-Anusha Kolli


Selected Essay Topics: December 2021

1. Should money weigh over choice passion in the choice of career?-Twinkle

2. The Corona virus, it’s variants and the way forward-Dr. Reshma Bhat(Winner)

3. How useful is celebrating festivals for human society? -Rashmi Bhat

4. How useful is celebrating festivals for human society? -Jayant Joshi

5. How useful is celebrating festivals for human society? -Anusha Kolli (Winner)

6. The Corona Virus , it`s variants and the way forward-Sanjyot Dhavale

7. Should money weigh over choice, passion in the choice of career?-Muhammad Fasal (Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: November 2021

1. Is Nationality over Economic Growth ?-SHUVAJYOTI DUTTA(Winner)

2. What is in education and what should it include the future?-JNANDEEP BORA(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: September & October 2021

1. How big should a family unit be for modern living?-Kavita Tripathi(Winner)

2. The outflow of the students to foreign universities is a drain of money away from India, What should be done?-Dr.Rashmi Bhat (Winner)

3. Should schools teach students more practical things like managing Accounts, Investments etc.-SHUVAJYOTI DUTTA(Winner)

4. The outflow of students to foreign universities is a drain of money away from India. What should be done?- JNANDEEP BORA

5. Should schools teach students more practical things like Managing Accounts, Investments etc-Rajarsee Chattopadhyay


Selected Essay Topics: July & August 2021

1. Ships do not sink because of water around them, ships sink because of water that gets into them.-Vinita Murmu

2. Patriarchy is the least noticed yet the most significant structure of social inequality.-Komal Sharma

3. Technology as the silent factor in international relations.-Abraham johnson anchaniyil (Winner)

4. Ships do not sink because of water around them, ships sink because of water that get into them.-JNANDEEP BORA. (Winner)

5. SIMPLICITY IS THE ULTIMATE SOPHISTICATION-GUDIBANDI VAISHNAVI (Winner)

6. Patriarchy is the least noticed yet the most significant structure of social inequality.-Namrata Sinha (Winner)

7. Ships do not sink because of water around them, ships sink because of water that gets into them.-Nair Reshma

8. Technology as the silent factor in international relations.-Abu Taher

9. Patriarchy is the least noticed yet the most significant structure of social inequality-Anusha Kolli


Selected Essay Topics: June 2021

1. There can be no Social Justice without Economic Prosperity but Economic Prosperity without Social Justice is meaningless.-Tejaswita Sahoo(Winner)

2. LIFE IS A LONG JOURNEY BETWEEN HUMAN BEING AND BEING HUMANE-DHWANIT GOR(Winner)

3. Life is a long journey between human being and being humane-JNANDEEP BORA

4. Life is a long journey between human being to being humane-Anusha Kolli

5. Mindful manifesto is the catalyst to a tranquil self-Muhammad Fasal M B T(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: May 2021

1. Should Indian shift being socialist economy to a capitalist economy? Why?-Monika Dash

2. AN INCREASING NUMBER OF YOUTH ARE BURDENED WITH STRESS. HOW SHOULD WE HELP THEM HOPE?-Roohi Jain

3. Should 50% of Indian Police Force Consist of Women?-

4. An increasing number of youth are burdened with stress. How should we help them hope?- NAIR RESHMA RAJASEKHARAN

5. Should indian shift being socialist economy to a capitalist economy? Why?-Trisha Nagpal(Winner)

6. An increasing number of youth are burdened with stress. How should we help them hope?-Jyotsana Soni(Winner)

7. Should 50% of Indian Police Force constitute women -Anusha Kolli (Winner)

8. SHOULD 50% OF THE INDIAN POLICE FORCE CONSTITUTE OF WOMEN? -Dhwanit Gor

9. Should 50% of Indian Police Force consist of women-Vaishali Soni

10. An increasing number of youth are burdened with stress. How should we help them hope?-Meeta Kumari

11. What is the role of a bureaucrat ? Is an IAS officer needed in new India ?-Abraham Johnson Anchaniyil(Winner)

12. Should Indian Shift being Socialist Economy to a Capitalist Economy-J.ASHRITH

13. An increasing number of youths are burdened with stress. How should we help them hope?-JNANDEEP BORA.


Selected Essay Topics: April 2021

1. The Race for Mars, where will it lead?-Vishvesh Roshan

2. “How important is to maintain Ethics in politics?”- Vaishali Soni

3. “How important is it to maintain ethics in politics?”-JNANDEEP BORA.(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: March 2021

1. The future of petrol after electric cars. Discuss the geopolitical changes it will result in.-Monika Dash

2. Future Of Petrol after Electric cars and the subsequent Geopolitical changes-Nirmit Patil(Winner)

3. Satyagrah, its relevance today. Analyse.-Padma Bandaru

4. Future of petrol after electric cars- Geopolitical changes it will result in.-Namrata Sinha.

5. The future of petrol after electric cars. Discuss the geopolitical changes it will result in.-THORAM AISHWARYA

6. Satyagraha it’s relevance today-Ishani Ghosh(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: February 2021

1. Is reconstructing our past more important than building our future?-Arathi Nair K G(Winner)

2. Is the way we consume our food the reason for increase in diseases like cancer, mental illness and PCOD-Juli Medhi(Winner)

3. Mental And Physical Strength How Important Is It For Success-Aditya Kumar Rai

4. Mental And Physical Strength How Important Is It For Success-Gudibandi Vaishnavi(Winner)


Selected Essay Topics: January 2021

1. Is it important to be a good human being and accommodating or should we be aggressive and achieve success?-Prakhar Nema

2. -“Is it important to be a good human being and accommodating or we should be aggressive and achieve success?”-JNANDEEP BORA.

3. How can individuals contribute to the growth of a nation’s economy-ABRAHAM JOHNSON ANCHANIYIL(Winner)

4. HOW CAN INDIVIDUALS CONTRIBUTE TO THE GROWTH OF A NATIONS ECONOMY?- G.VAISHNAVI

5. In the tussle between a local vaccine and an international vaccine , how does a government decide ?-Adhyan Srivastava(Winner)

6. Is it important to be a good human being and accommodating or should we be aggressive and achieve success?- Vidhiveerbhan(Winner)


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