UPSC IAS Mains Exam 2013 Question Paper Analysis Civil Services

Union Public service Commission now started the mains examination for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary examination 2013 .all those competitor who participated in UPSC IAS mains exam they share there exam experience with us.  Hope this analysis will be helpful to preparation for next year Civil service written examination. UPSC Civil examination has been started from 2 December 2013. First of all Essay and English comprehension question was held on 2 December 2013. English question paper of mains exam was qualifying nature. Total 3 hours had been given for essay paper. This time weighted of essay has been increased 200 marks / 2000 marks to 250 / 17500 marks. All other thing is similar to previous year mains examination. UPSC clearly mentioned that write Essay not more than 2500 word .
Essay topic for this year mains exam UPSC 2013 was are follows
Be the change you want to see in others – Gandhiji
Is the Colonial mentality hindering India’s success ?
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) along with GDH (Gross Domestic Happiness) would be the right indices for judging the well‐being of a country.
Science and Technology is the panacea for the growth and security of the

UPSC English Question paper : question of this year asked in English paper was too lengthy in comparison to previous year English question. There was 2 mandatory question on essay, 2 question was asked from precise writing, one long comparatively comprehension question. Mostly question was asked to check English grammar and English vocabulary

Topic wise marks and question and marks as are follows
2 Compulsory Essay (50 marks each) 100
1 Reading Comprehension of 50 marks (comprising 5 questions) 50
2 précis writing (of 60 and 40 marks respectively) 100
Make sentences 10
Antonyms 5
Sentence correction 10
Re‐writing the sentences as per instructions 15
Fill in the blanks 10

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