UPSC Main Essay Exam Is Too “Philosophical”, Questions Outside “The Universe”, Candidates Begin Meme Fest


The Union Civil Service Commission (UPSC) Hands 2021 essay took place on Friday, January 7. According to several candidates, the article was more “philosophical”. Applicants were asked to write two essays, each between 1,000 and 1,200 words.

In section A, students were asked to write on “The philosophy of the absence of desire is utopian, while materialism is a chimera” and “The real is rational and the rational is real”, in section B, the questions include “The hand that cradles the cradle of the world” and “What is research, if not a blind date with knowledge!”

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“All kidding aside, that doesn’t make much sense. A section should have a philosophical orientation. But maybe it’s too much? The exam is intended to recruit officers for the public service, not to become Jagat gurus. Most people in India still face real issues in the field, which are not rooted in philosophy, ”one user wrote.

“It will sound very philosophical. Indeed it is and now it is the real test of aspirants’ personality. UPSC is now on the right track to radically change things. No bookish knowledge will work. You have to be too genuine, ”wrote another.

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The UPSC CSE Main will be held on January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16. There are a total of nine items, two of which are for qualifications (A and B) and seven more for merit. There is an optional test, the subject of which is chosen by the candidates themselves. Those selected for the main round will be called for a personal interview.

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