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UPSC Civil Services Mains 2022 - Essay Question Paper

UPSC Civil Mains 2022 - Essay Question Paper

Write two essays, choosing one topic from each of Sections A and B, in about 1000-1200 words each (125×2 = 250)


  1. Forests are the best case studies for economic excellence
  2. Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world
  3. History is a series of victories won by the scientific man over the romantic man
  4. A Ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ship is for


  1. The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining
  2. You cannot step twice in the same river
  3. A smile is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities
  4. Just because you have a choice, it does not mean that any of them has to be right