Nowadays number of competitive and recruitment examinations test the writing ability of the aspirants by including a descriptive English section in the exam. The Descriptive English section covers essay and passage writing to evaluate the effective writing skills of the aspirants. The present book contains ample number of modern essays which are or may be asked in a number of competitive & recruitment examinations.The present book on Modern Essays has been divided into ten sections namely Current Affairs, Society & Social Issues, Economy & Infrastructure, Education, Science & Technology, Great Personalities, Constructive Writing: General Topics, Environment, Ecology & Climate, Famous Proverbs & Sayings and Miscellaneous. The Current Affairs section covers Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), Make in India: Mission to Glory, Ebola, Kailash Satyarthi, etc whereas the Society & Social Issues contains Social Evils, Curse of Dowry System, Female Foeticide, Drug Abuse, Generation Gap, Corruption in India, Population Explosion, Poverty in India, etc. The Economy & Infrastructure section covers Agriculture in India, An Indian Farmer, Mineral Wealth of India, Banking in India, Economic Reforms, Indian Economy, Globalisation, etc whereas the Education section covers Right to Education (RTE), Vocational Education, Sex Education in School, etc. The Science & Technology section has been divided into Internet Boon, India: A Software Super Power, Blossoming of Social Media, Health Advancements, A Flat on Moon, Cloning, etc. whereas the Great Personalities section covers Ashoka the Great, Nelson Mandela, Sir CV Raman, Kalpana Chawla, Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller, MS Dhoni, Milkha Singh, Mary Kom, etc. The Constructive Writing section has been divided into Independence Day, My Childhood Memories, My Favorite Games, On the Top of the World, The Role of Indian Cinema, My Favourite Author, etc whereas the Environment, Ecology & Climate covers Forests of India, Wildlife of India, The Fury of Floods, Climate Change, Green Revolution, Tiger Conservation, Earthquake: A Natural Calamity, etc. The Famous Proverbs & Sayings section covers A Thing of Beauty if a Joy Forever, All that Glitters is Not Gold, Boys Prefer Sports, Girls Prefer Clothes, Look Before You Leap, Sweet are the Uses of Adversity, Small is Beautiful, etc whereas the Miscellaneous section covers Indian Railways: In Need of Revival, Meditation: The Ultimate Nirvana, Online Shopping, Delhi Metro, Photography, Information Media, Right to Information (RTI), etc. As the book contains ample number of sample essays of varied variety, it for sure will prove to be beneficial for essay writing for school students and for different competitive examinations.