UPSC Mains examination is going to be conducted from September 16 to 18, 2022 in two shifts every day. The commission released the hall tickets for the students earlier this month.
UPSC Mains 2022 Exam: Questions Asked
The first day of the UPSC CSE Mains exam was conducted only for the Essay paper. There were two sections in the examination, A and B. Candidates have to attempt one question from each section. The paper was held for a total of 250 marks and each question accounted for 125 marks.
The students have shared the questions that were asked in the Essay paper of the UPSC Mains 2022 examination. Check out the section-wise questions asked below.
Section A (One Question to be attempted)
Forests are the best case studies for economic excellence
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world
History is a series of victories won by the scientific man over the romantic man
A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what a ship is for
Section B (One Question to be attempted)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining
You cannot step twice in the same river
A smile is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities
Just because you have a choice, it does not mean that any of them has to be right.
UPSC Mains 2022 Day 1 Analysis
As per educators, the topics asked in today’s UPSC CSE Mains exam were easy as compared to the previous year. However, citing the abstract questions asked the aspirants find it easy to attempt. Section A was comparatively easier than section B. Section A had questions based on current affairs. However, the questions of the second section were quite difficult to build and link dimensions.
The commission is going to conduct the Paper-II General Studies-I and Paper-III General Studies-II in two shifts tomorrow.