BY : Kampuzz Team
Date : 24-03-2015
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How to prepare for IAS essay writing?
The civil services exam consists of an essay writing paper of 200
marks which is also a crucial determinant of the final scores of the
examination. Since this paper has no specialization, candidates cannot claim expertise
in this paper. The candidates must understand that the essay is an attempt to
gauge the candidate’s personality which includes ideas, analysis, assessments,
values, aptitude, writing skills etc., the essential qualities required by a
civil service aspirant.
To write a good essay, the candidates must know what constitutes
an essay. The elements that constitute an essay its format, information
provided in it, language and logic.
The opening paragraph must contain an introduction to the topic.
This introduction should explain the theme or basic idea behind the writing.
The next part should consist of the body or the main text of the essay. This
comprises of a series of paragraphs which should have information and analysis
using examples, facts and figures etc. This part should address the problems
and the solutions to the main theme. The last part should consist of the
conclusion. The conclusion of the essay must be stated in here. This part
should explain the essence of the whole essay.
The language of the essay should not be too complex to not make
any sense in the end. Use of grammatically correct simple language will be the
best way to approach the essay writing paper.