Showick Thorpe is an expert in creating study material for competitive examinations in India. With an engineering degree (B. Tech, EEE) from Punjab Engineering College and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA), he has immense experience in generating preparation material for competitive exams, by interlinking concepts in a way that enables readers to logically imbibe conceptual interconnects rather than commit vast amounts of disconnected data to their limited memory.
About The Author
THORPES® is a quality-based knowledge-content brand, managed by Showick. His company is a pioneer in the creation, procurement and delivery of test-prep content for various competitive examinations. Showick has authored more than 90 books in English and other languages, catering to competitive examinations and career development.
Essays for Civil Services Main Examinations is a comprehensive text for aspirants of Civil Services and various States’ PSC Examinations.
Mapped to the UPSC syllabus, the text provides a unique approach to essay writing. The text has been divided into four sections: Start-Up Notes, Sample essays, Essay bank, and Appendices. Start-up notes contains material that is recommended for readers to keep referring while preparing for other subjective or descriptive papers. Part-A contains 10 selected essays on different topics. Part-B contains a variety of important essay prompts and suggested essays. Part-C provides information and a list of essay topics and quotations that you can use while writing and developing essays.
The approach followed in the book is to stick to the topics that are generally asked by the UPSC, and to help aspirant’s build-up their writing skills, gain topic-based acumen and build information repositories to grasp the essay topics comprehensively.
New to the Edition
● The word length has been reduced from 2500 words to 1200 words – as per the new notification of UPSC Civil Services Examinations
● 10 Essay prompts where two or more different essays have been provided – 3 new essay prompts have been included
● Essay Summaries that are readymade summaries to help you revise the essays quickly
● Thought Extensions are an interactive tool that will lend dynamism and progressive nature in the right direction for building high scoring essays