How to write topper-level Introductions to UPSC Mains Answers?

Writing an impactful introduction to UPSC Mains Answer

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A strong introduction is your first step to standing out in UPSC Mains.

The opening lines of your answer can captivate or lose the examiner’s interest.

It’s not just an introduction; it’s your chance to make a memorable first impression.

Crafting the perfect start is an art that sets the tone for your entire answer.

An impactful introduction reflects a deep understanding of the question and its context.

It’s about more than answering the question; it’s about showcasing your analytical prowess.

But what makes an introduction truly engaging and effective?

Join Arvind Sir as he reveals the strategies IAS toppers use to craft winning introductions in UPSC Mains answers.

Read what Arvind Agrawal sir has to say about UPSC Answer Writing

“Hi everyone,

I’m Arvind Agrawal, leading the UPSC Mains Program. Today, I want to share something important about writing answers in UPSC Mains, especially how you start them.

The first few lines of your answer can really catch the examiner’s eye. It’s like making a first good impression. Whether the question is about government reforms or women’s rights, starting right matters.

It’s also about making things clear from the beginning. Mentioning a recent event when talking about climate change, for example, can make your answer more relevant. Answering the question directly, like when discussing Indian federalism’s challenges, shows you know what’s being asked.

A good start can set up your whole answer, telling the examiner what to expect.

It’s about engaging the reader, sparking interest with a pertinent fact or quote, perhaps something thought-provoking by Amartya Sen on development.

But it’s not just about grabbing attention. It’s about showing you understand the question and can think deeply about it. This is what we’re going to focus on in our upcoming webinar. We’ll look at how IAS toppers write their introductions to make their answers stand out.

I’ll share tips on how to do this yourself, making sure your answers are not just read but remembered. This webinar is for anyone looking to improve their scores by writing better answers from the very first line.

I hope you’ll join me. It’s a chance to learn something that could really make a difference in your UPSC Mains preparation.

See you at the webinar!

Best, Arvind Agrawal”

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In this masterclass, you will get:

  1. Understand how to start your UPSC Mains answers effectively, making a strong first impression on the examiner.
  2. Learn strategies to clearly present your understanding and frame your arguments in the introduction.
  3. Gain insights into incorporating broader perspectives and values into your introductions, setting the tone for a high-scoring answer.

Join Arvind sir’s FREE webinar on 28th March, 6 pm

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By the end, you’ll have razor-sharp clarity and a clear roadmap for writing introduction to mains answers.

Arvind Agrawal sir

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