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UPSC IAS Main Exam 2015 Question Papers

IAS Main Exam 2015 Commence from 18 december 2015 with the Essay Paper. The IAS Main Exam was conducted amid the apprehensions that it will be postponed keeping in mind the Chennai Flood conditions but it did not happened. Civil Services Main Question Papers are the key to the IAS Preparation. The Previous year question papers guide the candidates about the orientation of the IAS Exam Preparation as well as the latest trend.

The General Studies

Following are the question papers of the IAS Main Exam 2015

Essay Paper

Compulsory English Question Paper

Compulsory Hindi Question Paper

Q1.    The ancient civilization in Indian sub-continent differed from those of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece in that its culture and traditions have been preserved without a breakdown to the present day. Comment.

Q2.    Mesolithic rock cut architecture of India not only reflects the cultural life of the times but also a fine aesthetic sense comparable to modem painting. Critically evaluate this comment.

Read More at General Studies Paper I

Q1.    Discuss the possible factors that inhibit India from enacting for its citizens a uniform civil code as provided for in the Directive Principles of State Policy.

Q2.    The concept of cooperative federalism has been increasingly emphasized in recent years. Highlight the drawbacks in the existing structure and the extent to which cooperative federalism would answer the shortcomings.

Read More at General Studies Paper II

Q1. The nature of economic growth in India in recent times is often described as jobless growth. Do you agree with this view? Give arguments in favour of your answer.

Q2.  Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable measures to promote this sector in India.

Read More at General Studies Paper III

Q1.  (a)What is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why s it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics. (150 words)  10

(b)Differentinte between the following (200 words) : 10

(i) Law and Ethics

(ii) Ethical management and Management of ethics

(iii) Discrimination and Preferential treatment

(iv) Personal ethics and Professional ethics

Q2. Given are two quotations of moral thinker/philosophers. For each of these, bring out what it means to you in the present context:

(a)The weak can never forgive; forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” (150 words) 10

(b) we can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” (150 words) 10

Read more at GS Paper IV – Ethics and Integrity


Geography Question Paper I

Geography Question Paper II

Public Administration Paper I

Public Administration Paper II

History Paper I

History Paper II

Philosophy Paper I

Philosophy Paper II

Sociology Paper I

Sociology Paper II

Political Science and International Relations Paper I

Political Science and International Relations Paper II

Anthropology Paper I

Anthropology Paper II

Psychology Paper I

Psychology Paper II


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