Essay Writing: A Step-by-Step Manual for UPSC & State PSC Examinations

Essay Writing: A Step-by-Step Manual for UPSC & State PSC Examinations

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  • ISBN : 9789358700725
  • Pages : 248
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2024
  • Size : 6.25*9.50

Price : 325.00 260.00

The central idea of the book is to learn how to communicate with the examiner (paper evaluator) in a logical, compelling and coherent manner. While the substance or content has to be acquired over one's lifetime through books/magazines, videos, educational institutions or even dinner table talk (formal/informal), it is the craft of presenting the idea which is to be cultivated. The essay paper in the UPSC exam can make or break the future of an a well-written essay could land you in the country's top job. The books is designed to mentor the candidates through the process of writing, especially for UPSC exam. It provides an outline and the Mind Maps of the last 20+ years of the Main Essay Examination till 2023. This will equip the candidates to deal with the various topics that have already been asked in the examination. It provides a glimpse into techniques and tricks that would help the candidates read more. The authors have made an attempt to break the stereotypes regarding the Essay paper. One such stereotype is that an Essay should look like an editorial of a leading newspaper or that a good Essay requires Shakespearean English. This book not only provides a blueprint for beginners to start learning writing Essays, but it would also provide important value addition for those who have already written the Main Examination but failed to score well. It would additionally serve as an excellent resource for those who want to maximize their score in UPSC Main Examination which is primarily aimed at testing the logical writing skills of a candidate. It is also an indispensable resource for writing the statement of Purpose as part of entrance exams and interviews.

  • Navigating Complexity: Addresses essay approaches, essay organization, critical points, referencing newspapars.
  • Crafting Clarity: Enhances logical analysis for essay prep.
  • Beyond Illusion: Insights from leaders, thinkers and bureaucrats, as well as their relevance in the present world.
  • Structured Sequence: 6 Chapters + 4 Toolkits, Covers fundamentals, diverse essay types, integrated PYQs, and writing process.
  • Mental Libraries: Builds reading, observation, practice skills for essays and more.
  • Decades of PYQs: Updated book with PYQs from 1991-2023, categorized by domains.

  • Start With 'Why'
  • Beyond 'Why' 
  • Types Of Essays
  • Writing Soulful Essays
  • Let's Write To Score
  • Readers Are Leaders
  • Toolkit 1: Essays With Techniques 
  • Toolkit 2: Seeds For Quotes
  • Toolkit 3: Different Processes

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