Day 1: GS 1, GS 2, UP 1

GS 1:


  1. Discuss the impact of Ajanta Painting on modern Indian painting. (125 words)

Ajanta Paintings date back to 2nd century BCE were rediscovered in the 19th century inspired a new generation of Indian artists.

2. Discuss the difference in the viewpoint of Gandhi and Ambedkar on caste system. (200 words)

Gandhi and Ambedkar, stalwarts of India’s freedom and social struggles respectively, held divergent views on the caste system, reflecting their distinct experiences and philosophies.

Mahatma Gandhi’s viewpoint: Gandhi, while critical of the caste system’s discriminatory aspects, espoused the concept of Varna Dharma.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s viewpoint: As a Dalit himself, Ambedkar viewed the caste system as inherently oppressive, advocating for its complete annihilation.

Both converged on the objective of achieving social equality and justice and were parties to Poona pact. They also shared a common ground in their fight against untouchability, although their methods and intensity differed.

GS 2


  1. ‘Under British India, we see gradual centralization and subsequent decentralization of power’. Elaborate. (200 words)

The British Raj in India marked a period of centralization and subsequent decentralization of power, shaping the administrative structure of the subcontinent.

Centralization Phase:

Decentralization Phase:

Despite these steps, the real power still remained with the British officials, and the Indian representatives had little say in the administration. It was more of a calculated strategy to contain the rising demand for self-rule than a real shift towards decentralization.

2. ‘Cooperative and competitive federalism are necessary for the development of India’. Discuss the role of NITI Aayog in this regard. (200 words)

Cooperative and competitive federalism are crucial for India’s development, fostering synergistic relationships between states. The NITI Aayog plays a pivotal role in promoting them.

Cooperative Federalism: NITI Aayog fosters cooperation among states and the Centre, enabling shared decision-making and policy formulation.

Competitive Federalism: NITI Aayog promotes healthy competition among states:

However, challenges like regional disparities, centralization concerns, and inadequate consultation with states persist, requiring careful attention and resolution.

UP 1(GS 5)


  1. Discuss the significance of Kannauj in history and culture of Uttar Pradesh. (125 words)

Kannauj holds immense historical and cultural significance due to its unique past, having a strong fort able to control the doab, and rich heritage.

Historical Significance:

Cultural Significance: Due to connecting the silk route to Uttarapath(from Bengal to Punjab), it was an important center of trade, commerce and culture.


2. Discuss the Mughal architectural heritage in UP and discuss its main features. (200 words)

Iconic structures such as the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, and forts of Agra and Prayag are stellar examples of Mughal architecture. Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar is an epitome of Mughal architecture, with structures like Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza, and Jodha Bai’s Palace showing unique architectural features. The red sandstone Agra and Allahabad Forts exemplify military might, while their intricate interiors reflect Mughal aesthetic sensibilities. Some of the features are:

Apart from that utilitarian architecture like Sarai(inns) and Kos Minar(to tell distance on GT Road) too are important parts of UP’s Mughal heritage. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ensuring their preservation and maintenance.

Schedule of the program:

UPPCS Daily Answer Writing Program

Exam Date: 23rd– Sep 2023
Schedule for Daily Answer Writing

Start Date: 3rd– July 2023

Date Day Subject 1 Subject 2 Subject 3
3-Jul Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
4-Jul Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
5-Jul Wednesday Off
6-Jul Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
7-Jul Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
8-Jul Saturday Essay/Hindi
9-Jul Sunday Off
10-Jul Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
11-Jul Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
12-Jul Wednesday Off
13-Jul Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
14-Jul Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
15-Jul Saturday Essay/Hindi
16-Jul Sunday Off
17-Jul Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
18-Jul Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
19-Jul Wednesday Off
20-Jul Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
21-Jul Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
22-Jul Saturday Essay/Hindi
23-Jul Sunday Off
24-Jul Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
25-Jul Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
26-Jul Wednesday Off
27-Jul Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
28-Jul Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
29-Jul Saturday Essay/Hindi
30-Jul Sunday Off
31-Jul Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
1-Aug Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
2-Aug Wednesday Off
3-Aug Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
4-Aug Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
5-Aug Saturday Essay/Hindi
6-Aug Sunday Off
7-Aug Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
8-Aug Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
9-Aug Wednesday Off
10-Aug Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
11-Aug Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
12-Aug Saturday Essay/Hindi
13-Aug Sunday Off
14-Aug Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
15-Aug Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
16-Aug Wednesday Off
17-Aug Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
18-Aug Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
19-Aug Saturday Essay/Hindi
20-Aug Sunday Off
21-Aug Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
22-Aug Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
23-Aug Wednesday Off
24-Aug Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
25-Aug Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
26-Aug Saturday Essay/Hindi
27-Aug Sunday Off
28-Aug Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
29-Aug Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
30-Aug Wednesday Off
31-Aug Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
1-Sep Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
2-Sep Saturday Essay/Hindi
3-Sep Sunday Off
4-Sep Monday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
5-Sep Tuesday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
6-Sep Wednesday Off
7-Sep Thursday GS-1 GS 2 UP 1
8-Sep Friday GS-3 GS-4 UP 2
9-Sep Saturday Essay/Hindi

Mode of delivery:  Online on  Oracle IAS’s LMS

How the Daily UPPCS Answer Writing Program will be conducted?

In total you will have 65+ days of answer writing practice with specific types of questions and answers.

Fees/Cost of the program:

Program Includes: 65+ days Daily Answer Writing + UPPCS Mains Solved Paper Book (Click Here for Sample)

Total Cost of the program:  1500 (answer writing)+ 450 (PYQ book) = Rs. 1950 /- –> Rs. 1499/-

To Order UPPCS Mains Solved Paper Book: Click Here

WhatsApp 999 7453844 for enrollment in the UPPCS Mains Daily Answer Writing Program.

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