UPSC Mains (2011) Essay Question Paper

The UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2011 commenced on October 29, 2011. The following is the Question Paper of Essay of IAS Main Exam 2011.

ESSAY (Compulsory)

Time Allowed : Three Hours  | Maximum Marks : 200


The essay must be written in the medium specified in the Admission Certificate issued, to you. The name of the medium must .be stated clearly on the cover of the answer- book in the space provided for the purpose.

Write an essay on any one of the following topics:    200

Q.1) Creation of smaller states and the consequent administrative, economic and developmental implications.

Q.2) Does Indian cinema shape our popular culture or merely reflect it?

Q.3) Credit-based higher education system-status, opportunities and challenges.

Q.4) In the Indian context, both human intelligence and technical intelligence are crucial in combating terrorism.

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