One of the most difficult things is to prepare for Essay Writing in the CSS exam. Mostly the CSS aspirants worry about essay writing and here we are giving you some tips to make your essay outstanding.
Essay Writing in CSS Exam:
The essay contains 100 marks in the exam. Here are some of the things that must be considered before writing an essay.
- The essay must have an outline.
- The essay should be comprehensive.
- The essay should consist of 2500-3000 words.
- There should be the use of different forms of discourses, e.g. exposition, argumentation, description, and narrations.
- There should be an organization of the contents, relevance, and clarity in the essay.
What Type of Essays to Avoid?
There are four types of essays you need to avoid.
You should avoid such essays since the interpretation and perspectives vary from person to person. The examiner might not agree with your perspective and this is where the trouble is invited.
Economy based Essays:
This is another type of essay you should be careful about. The prime reason is that you would require updated facts and figures for that. Just like other subjects Economics has a language of its own that contains typical terms. If you do not have a strong economic background, you are going to find yourself in trouble.
Woman based Essays:
You need to avoid essays on women. The main reason is that religiously there are some restrictions for a woman. Whereas, the modernity gives lots of freedom to her. And you will find it very difficult to hit the grey line and be moderate.
Related to Religion Essays:
Another kind of an essay that will trouble you is the one on some religious issue. For instance, you will find it should be that of a leftist or of a rightist. And finding a moderate approach is an extremely hard nut to crack.
What Type of Essays to Attempt?
Now the question arises as to what kind of an essay should be attempted then. You had better go for an essay that is related to Current Affairs.
The essay related to Current Affairs is a good option because you will be able to improvise your knowledge of various compulsory and optional subjects such as Current Affairs, Pakistan Affairs, IR, Pol. Science, Int. Law, Const. Law, Muslim Law, etc. Whereas an essay of a conversational topic is an essay where you can accommodate your various compulsory and optional subjects. It is all about how you improvise your knowledge of all other subjects and are able to somehow connect the dots.
Essays of the year 2017:
- More and more military engagements by the United Nations, is the world moving towards peace?
- Modernity is an unending process.
- Being a minority is a fate no one wants, can nationalism be really inclusive?
- Are modern wars not Holy wars?
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