Download UPSC IAS Mains 2020 "Essay" Exam Question Paper

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Download UPSC IAS Mains 2020 "Essay" Exam Question Paper

Marks : 250 (125x2)

Duration: 3 hours

Exam Date: 08-01-2021

Subject: Essay


1. Life is a long journey between human being and being humane.

2. Mindful manifesto is the catalyst to a tranquil self.

3. Ships do not sink because of water around them, ships sink because of water that gets into them.

4. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.


1. Culture is what we are, civilisation is what we have.

2. There can be no social justice without economic prosperity but economic prosperity without social justice is meaningless.

3. Patriarchy is the least noticed yet the most significant structure of social inequality.

4. Technology as the silent factor in international relations.