The UPSC Exam preparation requires a candidate to be up to date with news. With the number of current affairs related questions increasing each year in both UPSC Prelims as well as UPSC Mains examination, it is clear that the popular belief that the Newspaper is your best friend for UPSC Exam Preparation is true.
While most of the questions asked in the Prelims Examination is fact-based, in the mains examination, a candidate is expected to state the facts, analyse them and/or comment on the issue and/or critically analyze the issues. More often than not, the questions are from the issues in current affairs. Understanding this pattern brings us to the importance of Editorials in UPSC exam preparation. The Editorials that are published every day in the newspaper is a comprehensive study of a particular issue in news, the author is usually a specialist in the subject matter. Often, in the Editorials, the background is given, facts are presented, critically evaluated and a conclusion is arrived at.
Following the Editorials on a regular helps in understanding how an issue should be approached while writing answers in the mains examination. It helps gain various perspective about different matters and also specialists’ opinion on the matter.
In this section, aspirants can find the compilation of various editorials and its analysis by the UPSC specialists from various different newspapers. Find the latest news by the leading editorials of The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Hindustan Times and other major newspapers in order to crack the so-called “Tough Editorials” for UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation effectively. The Editorial section under the current affairs is not only useful for UPSC Civil Services Exam but also for other state-level exams like KPSC, MPSC, UPPSC, RPSC and others.
UPSC 2016-17: Editorials Roundup