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Mains 2020 : Essay Test I

Updated: May 5

As promised, this is the first Essay test for your consideration.


Instructions :


  1. This test contains two questions and you have to attempt both the questions compulsorily.

  2. Each Essay carries 125 marks and has to be written in 1000-1200 words.

  3. Please use UPSC styled answer sheets or a plain paper with 1 inch margins drawn on all four corner to write your essays.

  4. Please attach your rough work as well if you decide to send in your Essays for evaluation.

  5. Please finish writing both the Essays within 3 hours. If you are exceeding the time limit, clearly indicate with a mark on the paper as to when exactly did the time elapse.

  6. Please submit your Essays by midnight, 30th October 2020.

  7. On 31st October 2020 at 11 p.m., I would conduct a 45 minute discussion on both of the Essays which may help you assess and evaluate better. You may click here to access the class directly.

  8. You are most welcome to send in your Essays to mains2020@atishmathur.com for evaluation.

  9. All of above is entirely free of cost no matter what.


Essay I : History is Philosophy teaching by examples (125 Marks)


Essay II : Technology is a barrier as well as bridge for India’s education sector. (125 Marks)





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