151 Essays 2012

151 Essays 2012  (English, Paperback, Gupta S. C.)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Arihant International
    • Genre: Literary Collections
    • ISBN: 9789350751497, 9789350751497
    • Pages: 607
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    151 Essays is a collection of the choicest of essays on the current topics picked by the author.

    Summary Of The Book

    The speciality of 151 Essays is that it contains a vocabulary card after every essay, consisting of the meanings of difficult sentences and words, explainable at a glance. The book also contains a section on important quotations that can help the student in writing better essays.
    It is a collection of 196 essays that have been classified into categories like national issues, current affairs, international issues, historical and political events, renowned people and freedom fighters, and proverbial and idiomatic essays.

    The essays incorporate the latest figures and facts on the various topics covered. The book is also quite comprehensive, covering almost all topics that can be asked in competitive exams. The essays are also quite organised, informative, original and systematically and elegantly presented. The book can also be used to answer descriptive questions related to general knowledge asked in general studies papers in competitive exams. The essays also use quite simple and easily understandable language.

    The book can be referred by examinees of States Public Service Examinations, UPSC Civil Service Examinations and other competitive examinations.

    Some of the important issues covered through the essays are AIDS, Brain Drain to Brain Gain, Currency Rise and Fall, Child Labor, Death Sentence For Rapists, Problems Faced By Working Women, Dangers of Human Cloning, Politics Without Ethics, Euthanasia, Human Rights Violation, Vulgarity and Violence In Movies, Ragging, Role Of Newspaper, Panchayati Raj, Employees Rights to Strike, Drug Addiction, Role Of Visual Media, Cities On The Verge Of Collapse, Wildlife Protection, Exploring Mars: The Red Planet, Internet, Adulteration, Reservation Policy, Science vs Religion, Female Foeticide, Coalition Government, Dowry, Gender Inequalities, Tourism, Transparency In Public Administration, and Honour Killing.

    The book includes topics on renowned people and freedom fighters like Mother Teresa, Bhagat Singh, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Saina Nehwal, Dr C. V. Raman, Ashfaqulla Khan and many others. Political events like the 1857 Mutiny, Gandhiji’s role in the national movement, and Quit India Movement are also some of the topics present in the book. The book has literary quotes and quotations from politics and general use.About S. C. Gupta

    Other books by the author are General English For All Competitive Examinations, Comprehensive English Grammar & Composition and A Handbook For Letter Writing.

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    Ratings & Reviews
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    A Below Average Read

    I needed a good essay book for my competitive exams and found this book most popular on Flipkart. I intended to buy the but then came across it in my library (though an older version) and decided to have a look.

    Pros - The 151+ essays have good 'topics' (but good topics are all they are) divided into current affairs, national and world issues. Print quality is OK.

    Cons - There were plenty of spelling mistakes and i felt the language was high-school level. The author has written many essay...
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    Ajay Gopal

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    Good book

    151 Essay contain on all current topics, with vocab card given underneath every essay and meaning of the words and sentences well at a glance. A seperate section of important quotations is also given. There are total 196 essays which are broadly classified in six sections viz: 1. Current topics 2. National Issues 3. International Affairs 4. Renowned persons and freedom fighters 5. Historical events 6. Proverbial and idiomatic essays.
    This book is useful not only for writing essays in competit...
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    Bimalendu Paul

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    Apr, 2014

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    Worth every penny

    The best thing is that this book is upto date !!
    The book covers recent topics too like GST and Demonetisation etc with good vocab .
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    Ujjwal Choudhary

    Certified Buyer, Meerut

    Nov, 2017

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    nice product

    book is good and helpful for competitive exams..it covers almost all the topics.. if you are looking for content and that to in simple language,then go for it.
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    Atul Tripathi

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    May, 2017

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    not good

    upsc aspirant must read this book to know what should not be written in ESSAY..poor writing skills..poor selection of words....but every has to know what is bad writing...it is informative in that way
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    madhu vengala

    Certified Buyer, Chandigarh

    Oct, 2014

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    Just okay

    Book is ok but it's not good for school going students.
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    Ashish Patel

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    Jan, 2018

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    no one book for all of yow who are preparing for competitive exam

    friends please refer this book for debate essay as well as for group dicuisionthe language is very sutibale and easyy so please go for it
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    prashant chauhan

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    Jun, 2014

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    Terrific purchase

    Useful book for UPSC IAS
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    Flipkart Customer

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    Perfect product!

    Good value. Helpful book.
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    Arnab Das

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    Sep, 2019

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    Terrific

    good product
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    RAHUL CHOUDHARY

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