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Author Dr. B. Ramaswamy
  • ISBN : 9789352664801
  • Language : English
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More Information about International Finance: Theory and Policy, 10th ed.

  • Dr. B. Ramaswamy
  • 9789352664801
  • English
  • Prabhat Prakashan
  • 2017
  • 408
  • Soft Cover


This book on essay writing, is one of the most useful books ever produced for students who are taking up UPSC examinations, particularly IAS. This publication orients readers towards a better essay writing in the most systematic and convincing way. The vast experience of the author in training potential IAS candidates in essay writing is unparalleled. Such a publication, from the leading teacher and trainer of essay writing, is definitely going to help students in the best possible way till date. 




Part I: Understanding Essay Writing at its Best

1. Introduction1

2. Tools and Techniques5

3. Types and Formats8

4. IAS Essays: Approach and Analysis17

5. Selected Ideal IAS Essay Topics23

6. KSA and its Importance in the USA58

7. Essay Writing60

8. Strategy for Writing Excellent Essays62

9. Easy Way to Write an Essay66

10. How to Write an Excellent Introduction and Conclusion68

11. Guidelines for Writing Appropriate Essays 70

12. Do’s and Don’ts74

Part II: Sample Essays in all Subject Areas for IAS Examination

13. Essays on Social Issues81

14. Essays on Economic Issues94

15. Essays on Political Issues117

16. Essays on Science and Technology147

17. Essays on Health and Medical Issues166

18. Essays on Ethical and Moral Principles 170

19. Essays on Educational Issues194

20. Philosophical, Religious and Spiritual Essays203

21. Essays on Cultural Topics217

22. Essays on Environmental, Geographical, and Disaster Management Topics240

23. Essays on Administration and Governance Issues252

24. Essays on Psychological Issues264

25. Essays on Rural and Agrarian Issues275

26. Essays on Urbanisation-Related Issues295

27. Essays on Women Empowerment-Related Issues306

28. Essays on Children and Vulnerable Sections of Society312

29. Essays on Contemporary Issues331

30. List of Probable Essay Topics379

31. Last 26 Years Essay Questions385

UPSC Essay Paper Sectionwise385

Essay-list: Topicwise Last 26 years (1991–2016)385

• Economy and Development385

• Education386

• Indian Democracy, Society, Culture and Mindset386

• International Issues387

• Quote Based, Philosophy, Ethics Based Essay Questions388

• Polity, Administration, Media and Panchayati Raj 388

• Science and Technology389

• Women Empowerment389

The Author

Dr. B. Ramaswamy

Dr. B. Ramaswamy is a well-known Social Scientist. Till recently, he was Pro-Vice Chancellor of APG Shimla University, Himachal Pradesh. Currently he is a Legal Advisor to Members of Parliament. He has obtained all his qualifications from the reputed institutions and universities such as Loyola College, Delhi School of Economics, etc. Apart from his exemplary achievements in the field of Sociology, academically and professionally, he has several other qualifications and professional achievements in the fields of Disaster Management, Journalism and Mass Communication, Human Rights, IPR, Cyber Law, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Vedic Culture, Leadership, Issues of Women and Children, Disability Studies etc. He holds a Doctorate in Sociology from Singhania University, Honorary Doctorate from Cosmopolitan University, USA & Inter-American University of Humanistic Studies, Florida, USA, in the field of Social Science. He was also awarded Honorary Doctorate on Humanities in Apostolic International University, affiliated with and accredited by International Institute of Church Management Inc., Florida, USA. He has guided M. Phil. and Ph. D. scholars on his competent areas. He is a Visiting Fellow, Advisor, Member in several prestigious Institutions both in Government and Private such as IIT Roorkee, YASHADA, Raj Bhawan, Pune and NIPCCD, Govt. of India, Delhi. He has published different articles both in National and International magazines of repute. He continues to write articles to leading magazines and newspapers. Being a renowned Social Scientist, he is an invited Speaker to deliver key note addresses and Chief Guest to various functions, seminars, national and international conferences, Convocations and workshops. He travelled to more than 19 countries to deliver various areas of lectures. He motivates large number of youth including the school children. He makes tremendous impact while delivering each lecture which brings tremendous mind transformation to the youth of India towards nation building. He holds important positions in Government, viz. Member, Maintenance Tribunal- Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act 2007. He also worked as Deputy Chief Warden- Civil Defence Corps, Delhi and as Director in very many Institutions and Private bodies. He was an acting Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, Government of NCT, Delhi—A Bench of Magistrates constituted under Section 29 of Juvenile Justice. Being an expert Social Scientist and Educationist, he is interviewed regularly by the various electronic media, TV channels and Press. His passion is directed towards our Nation Building through Quality Education especially to those who are deprived of Quality education. He has so far produced more than over 1000 civil service officers in the country. 

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