The first paper of UPSC Mains 2023, that is the Essay paper, was conducted today.
Following are the takeaways from it:

This year also we see the dominance of Philosophical essays.
Each and every topic can be said to be a Quote.
However, one thing which makes this essay paper easier than the one last year is the fact that these quotations are from different and common subjects or issues.
The topics which they cater to are common to any serious UPSC Aspirant.

These topics include:

  • Social Issues
  • Justice
  • Education

Generally speaking, Section A can be said to be tougher than section B.

However, it’s a comparative paper, so for any serious UPSC Aspirant, the difficulty level should not make that much of a difference.

Subjectwise Marks

The most important thing every aspirant should take away from this is, they should practice as many essays as possible in the test series which are out of their comfort area. This practice shall help a lot in tackling any and every kind of essay topic in UPSC Mains.

UPSC Mains Schedule

The UPSC Mains 2023, a highly anticipated and rigorous examination, marks a pivotal moment for aspiring civil servants in India. This prestigious examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), is the second stage of the Civil Services Examination and serves as a crucial stepping stone for candidates who aim to join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), or other elite civil services. The UPSC Mains 2023 will test candidates on a wide range of subjects, including essay writing, general studies, and optional subjects chosen by the candidates. Let’s check out more information on the UPSC Pathshala website.

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