IAS Main (Written) 2014: Important Topics for Essay

This article contains important topics for IAS Main (Written) Essay Paper

Created On: Oct 13, 2014 12:55 IST

Essay is a compulsory Paper in IAS Main Examination. It carries 250 marks. IAS Main (Written) Essay 2013 contained an instruction that Candidates had to confine within 2,500 words limit while answering. Hence, Essay is very crucial for determining the final selection of candidates.  Essay writing in IAS Main Exam can be distinguished from other form of writings since it demands the lucid, simple and analytical form of writing and approach. Hence essay should not be loaded with excessive facts and terminologies; instead it should be balanced and logical. The exam requires an orderly presentation of Ideas and the concise writing to present the Ideas. The credits will be given for the effective and exact expression. The essay provides the freedom to the candidate to express his or her ideas in a flexible manner and without any limitations. But this freedom should be utilized by the candidate to its fullest. All the aspects of the topic chosen should be covered to get the maximum marks in the Essay. Following are some important topics for Essay Paper:

  • Common man victim of culture of consumerism.
  • Advertisement and Mass consumerism.
  • Energy security and alternative sources of energy.
  • Increasing privatization of education in the face of globalization.
  • Women empowerment: Participation in Politics.
  • Medical Tourism in India.
  • Corporate social Responsibilities.
  • Development and Environmental Concerns.
  • Liberalization and widening urban and rural inequalities.
  • Changing role of India in International Politics.
  • Use of social media in politics.
  • Issues related to child labor and education in India.
  • Role of Science and Technology in Rural Development in India.
  • Various steps taken by government for financial inclusion in India.
  • Rural and Urban Migration problems and remedies.
  • Commercialization of agriculture and FDI in Retail.
  • Panchayati Raj and development of rural areas.
  • How far India is able to implement good governance principles.
  • Reforms required in public health system.
  • Social media and psyche of Indian youth.
  • Disaster Management: Natural Calamities and our preparedness.