पिछले वर्षों में पूछे गए निबंध ESSAY TOPICS LAST 20 YEARS OF UPSC IAS 2018 also important for uppsc uppcs


ESSAY TOPICS for UPSC IAS CSE CIVIL SERVICES EXAM MAINS 

also useful for uppsc state pcs and other exams 

2017

SECTION  A

Farming has lost the ability to be a source of subsistence for majority of farmers in India Impact of the new economic measures on fiscal ties between the union and states in India Destiny of a nation is shaped in its classrooms

Has the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) lost its relevance in a multi-polar world

 SECTION B

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude Fulfilment of ‘new women’ in India is a myth

 
  


We may brave human laws but cannot resist natural laws Social media is inherently a selfish medium

If development is not engendered, it is endangered Need brings greed, if greed increases it spoils breed Water disputes between states in Federal India

Innovation is the key determinant of economic growth & social welfare

 

 Section B –

 

Cooperative federalism – Myth or reality

 

Cyberspace and Internet: Blessing or curse to the human civilisation in the long run Near jobless growth in India: An anomaly or an outcome of economic reforms Digital economy: a leveller or a source of economic inequality

 

 

 

 

 

Lending hands to someone is better than giving a dole. Quick but steady wins the race.

Character of an institution is reflected in its leader.

 

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make a man more clever devil.

 

 Section B –

 

 
  


Technology cannot replace manpower. Crisis faced in India – moral or economic. Dreams which should not let India sleep. Can capitalism bring inclusive growth?

 

With greater power comes greater responsibility. Is the growing level of competition good for youth?

Are the standardized tests good measures of academic ability or progress? Words are sharper than the two-edged sword.

 Section B –

 

Was it the policy paralysis or the paralysis of implementation which slowed the growth of our country?

Is sting operation an invasion on privacy?

 

 
  


Fifty Golds in Olympics: Can this be a reality for India? Tourism: Can this be the next big thing for India?

 

Be the change you want to see in others (Gandhi) Is the Colonial mentality hindering India’s Success

GDP (Gross Domestic Product) along with GDH (Gross Domestic Happiness) would be the right indices for judging the well-being of a country

Science and technology is the panacea for the growth and security of the nation.

 2012

 

In the context of Gandhi ji’s views on the matter, explore, on an evolutionary scale, the terms ‘Swadhinata’, ‘Swaraj’ and ‘Dharmarajya’. Critically comment on their contemporary relevance to Indian democracy.

Is the criticism that the ‘Public-Private-Partnership’ (PPP) model for development is more of a bane than a boon in the Indian context, justified?

Science and Mysticism: Are they compatible?

 

Managing work and home – is the Indian working woman getting a fair deal?

 

 2011

 

Creation of smaller states and the consequent administrative, economic and developmental implication.

Does Indian Cinema shape our popular culture or merely reflect it.

 

Credit – based higher education system – status , opportunities and challenges

 

In the Indian context , Both human intelligence and technical intelligence are crucial in combating terrorism

 2010

 

Geography may remain the same; history need not.

 

Should a moratorium be imposed on all fresh mining in tribal areas of the country? Preparedness of our society for India’s global leadership role.

From traditional Indian philanthropy to the Gates-Buffet model-a natural progression or a paradigm shift?

 2009

 

Are our traditional handicrafts doomed to a slow death? Are we a ‘Soft’ state?

“The focus of health care is increasingly getting skewed towards the ‘haves’ of our society”. “Good Fences make good neighbours”

‘Globalisation’ vs. ‘Nationalism’

 

 2008

Role of Media in good governance National Identity and Patriotism Special Economic Zone : Boon or Bane

Discipline means success , anarchy means ruin Urbanisation and Its Hazards

Is an Egalitarian society possible by educating the masses?

 

 2007

 

Independent thinking should be encouraged right from the childhood.

 

Evaluation of Panchayati Raj System in India from the point of view of eradication of power to people.

Attitude makes, habit makes character and character makes a man. Is Autonomy the best answer to combat balkanization?

How has satellite television brought about cultural change in Indian mindsets? BPO boom in India.

 2006

 

Women’s Reservation Bill Would Usher in Empowerment for Women in India.

 

Protection of Ecology and Environment is Essential for Sustained Economic Development.

 

Importance of Indo-U.S. Nuclear Agreement “Education for All” Campaign in India: Myth or Reality.

Globalization Would Finish Small-Scale Industries in India.

 

Increasing Computerization Would lead to the Creation of a Dehumanized Society.

 

 2005

 

Justice must reach the poor The hand that rocks the cradle If women ruled the world What is real education?

Terrorism and world peace

 

Food security for sustainable national development

 

 2004

 

India’s Role in Promoting ASEAN Co-operation. Judicial Activism and Indian Democracy.

Whither Women’s Emancipation? Globalizations and Its Impact on Indian Culture. The Lure of Space.

Water Resources Should Be Under the Control of the Central Government.

 

 2003

 

The Masks of New Imperialism.

 

How far has democracy in India delivered the goods? How should a civil servant conduct himself?

As civilization advances culture declines.

 

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. Spirituality and Scientific temper.

 2002

 

Modern technological education and human values. Search for truth can only be a spiritual problem.

If youth knew, if age could.

 

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Privatization of higher education in India. Responsibility of media in a democracy.

 2001

 

What have we gained from our democratic set-up

My vision of an ideal world order.

 

The march of science and the erosion of human values. Irrelevance of the classroom.

The pursuit of excellence.

 

Empowerment alone cannot help our womeN

 2000

 

Why should we be proud of being Indians? The cyber-world: Its charms and challenges.

The country’s need for a better disaster management system. Indian culture today: A myth or a reality?

The implications of globalization for India. Modernism and our traditional socio-ethical values.

 1999

 

Women empowerment: Challenges and prospects. Youth culture today.

Mass media and cultural invasion.

 

Resource management in the Indian context. Value-based science and education.

Reservation, politics and empowerment.

 

 1998

The composite culture of India.                                            Woman is God’s best creation

The misinterpretation and misuse of freedom in India. India’s contribution to world wisdom.

The language problem in India: Its past, present and prospects.

The world of the twenty-first century.

 

 1997

 

What we have not learnt during fifty years of Independence. Judicial activism.

Greater political power alone will not improve women’s plight. True religion cannot be misused.

The modern doctor and his patients. Urbanization is a blessing in disguise.

 1996

 

Literacy is growing very fast, but there is no corresponding growth in education. Restructuring of UNO reflect present realities

New cults and God-men: a threat to traditional religion The VIP cult is a bane of Indian democracy

Need for transparency in public administration Truth is lived, not taught

 1995

 

Politics without ethics is a disaster.

 

The new emerging women Power: the ground realities. When money speaks, the truth is silent.

Whither Indian democracy?

 

Restructuring of Indian education system.

 

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the lifeblood of civilisation. Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.

 1994

 

Youth is a blunder, Manhood a struggle, old-age a regret

 

The Indian society at the crossroads.

 

Modernisation and westernisation are not identical concepts. Useless life is an early death.

Politics, bureaucracy and business – Fatal Triangle. Multinational corporations – saviours or saboteurs

 1993

 

My vision of India in 2001 A.D.

 

The global order: political and economic

 

He would reigns within himself and folds his passions and desires and fears is more than a king. Compassion is the basic of all morality would

Men have failed: let women take over

 

Economic growth without distributive justice is bound to breed violence. Ecological considerations need not hamper development.

Computer: the harbinger of silent revolution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
  

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