Descriptive Essay Topics for SSC CGL Mains

Dear Friends,

Preparation for Objective English Paper for Competitive Examinations is a bit easy; but it is rather hard to prepare for Descriptive English as what you’ve learn in Objective English is to be properly applied to Descriptive English. Descriptive English requires at once ‘Proper knowledge of the Topic given, sound Grammatical Knowledge, Sound Vocabulary and the technique to put your points precisely’. The following Topics deserve your due attention for the purpose:

Note the above Well

Exam Pattern

S.N.SubjectsWord LimitTime LimitMax Marks
1.Essay200-2501 Hr for both Essay
and Letter
2.Letter / Application150-200

Write on the following Topics

Note: The Active Links will bring you to the Essay

  1. Chandrayan-II: How much is it a success?active link
  2. Mars Mission / Mangalyan Mission
  3. Can India be a 5 Trillion Economy by 2024?
  4. Bank Mergers – a must to make India a 5 Trillion Dollar Economy by 2024
  5. Water Crisis: A Menace
  6. Atal Bhujal Yojana
  7. CAA and NRC
  8. Economic Slowdown
  9. ISRO’s Achievement
  10. A Major Leap into Space by ISRO
  11. New Jal Shakti Mission
  12. Jan Dhan Yojana
  13. Skill India Missionactive link
  14. An Essay on ‘Is Gandhism still Relevant in Today’s World?active link
  15. An Essay on Mahatma Gandhi as a Management Guruactive link
  16. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
  17. Ujala Yojana
  18. Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
  19. AMRUT Plan (Atal Mission For Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation Plan)
  20. Start-up India
  21. Prime Minister Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)
  22. Make in India Initiative
  23. New Vehicle Act
  24. Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India Mission
  25. One Rank One Pension (OROP)
  26. Triple Talaq and Women Empowerment
  27. Euthanasia in India
  28. Rising Pollution
  29. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Movement
  30. Women Empowerment
  31. UDAN Scheme
  32. Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDSA)
  33. Mid-Day Meal Scheme and Child Education
  34. Digital India
  35. India’s Increasing Military Power
  36. Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory
  37. Economic Slowdown in India
  38. Unemployment in India

Previous Year Essay Topics

Write an Essay in about 250 words on the “Beti Bacho Beti Padao” initiative of the government of India. Also, state how you could contribute to the fight against girl child discrimination.  (SSC MTS 2017)

 Write a letter in about 200 words to the sports secretary, department of sports, the government of India, giving you an assessment about the performance of India in a Rio Olympic games and offering suggestions how India can improve its performance in the next Olympic games.  (SSC MTS 2016)

 Write an essay on Swachh Bharat Mission in about 250 words. (SSC MTS 2016)

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