8th Nov| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1           Population and associated issues

GS-2           Constitution of India- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

GS-3          Government Budgeting.

GS-4          Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.

Question 1)


Q.1 Conducting a caste census is important for better targeting of welfare services; however, such an exercise is fraught with challenges to social harmony and risks polarization. Discuss. (15 Marks)


Question 2)

Q.2 Do you think time has come for the implementation of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country? What are the arguments against it? (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 Instances have come to light where states with highest debt-to-GDP levels take fiscally profligate actions. In this regard, analyse how fiscal devolution is causing a lack of state-level fiscal responsibility and what needs to be done to improve it? (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 Discussing the main challenges in upholding highest ethical standards in civil services, suggest effective measures to overcome such challenges. (10 Marks)



  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

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  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 11th February is uploaded on 13th February , then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

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