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Essay on Corruption

Corruption is the use of unethical methods to get some advantage by others. It

has become one of the big factors of obstructing the development of the individual
and country. You can use such type of essays for your kids and school going children
for essay writing purpose at home or schools.

Corruption Essay 1 (100 words)

Corruption is a poison which has been spread in the mind of wrong people of the
society, community and country. It is the mistreatment of public resources just for
getting some unfair advantage to fulfil little wish. It is concerned with the unnecessary
and wrong use of both power and position by anyone whether in the government or
non-government organization. It has affected the growth of the individual as we well
as the nation and reduces income. It is a big reason of inequalities in the society and
community. It affects the growth and development of the nation in all aspects like
socially, economically and politically.

Corruption Essay 2 (150 words)

Corruption is the misuse of public property, position, power and authority for
fulfilling the selfish purposes to gain personal satisfactions. Corruption is the misuse of
authority for personal gain of an individual or group. It is the unfair use of public
power for some private advantages by breaking some rules and regulations made by
government. Now a day, it has been spread deeply in the society and has become
very strong because of its lots of roots. It is like a cancer which once generated cannot
be ended without medicine and spreading its roots continuously.
One common form of corruption in our country is receiving cash money, through
online transfer or in the form of costly gift etc. Some people wrongly uses someone
else money for their own sake. Some people recruited in the government or nongovernment offices have been involved in the corruption and can do anything to fulfil
their wishes.

Corruption Essay 3 (200 words)

We all are well familiar of the corruption and as it is not a new phenomenon in
our country. It has taken its roots so deeply in the peoples mind. It is a very common
poison in the society since ancient time. It is available from the history time of the
Mughal and Sultanate period. It is reaching to its new height. It has affected the mind
of people to a great extent and become so common that wrong people can play with
the public life. It is a type of greediness which corrupt human mind and destroy ones
humanity and naturalness.
Corruption is of different types which has been spread in every filed like
education, sports, games, politics, etc. Because of the corruption, one does not
understand his/her responsibilities at work place. Corruptions are like theft,
dishonesty, wastage of public property, wastage of time unnecessarily, exploitation,
scams, scandals, malpractice of responsibilities, etc are the various types of
corruption. It has made its roots in both developing and well developed countries. We
need to remove corruption from our society and country in order to get real freedom
from the slavery. We all need to be loyal towards our responsibilities and strict for any
type of greediness.

Corruption Essay 4 (250 words)

Now-a-days, corruption is seen everywhere in the society just like an infectious

disease. The great leaders of the India who have fought their whole life for removing
corruption and other social issues completely from the society. It is the very shameful
condition for us that even after losing various great lives, we are not able to
understand our real responsibilities. Corruption has been spread in the common public
lives, politics, central governments, state governments, businesses, industries, etc. It
has not left any field. Corruption is increasing day by day instead of decreasing or
steadying because of the continuous increase in the appetite of people for money,
power, position and luxury.
We have forgotten the real responsibility of being a human just because of the
money. We need to understand that money is not everything and it is not a stable
thing. We cannot keep it forever to us, it can only give us greediness and corruption.
We should give importance to the value based life and not money based life. It is true
that we need lot of money to live a common life however it is not true that just for our
selfishness and greediness; we should play someones life or money in some unfair

Corruption Essay 5 (300 words)

As we all know that corruption is very bad thing. It inhibits the individual growth
as well as society and country growth and development. It is social evil which is
playing humans body and mind socially, economically and intellectually. It is
continuously making its roots so deeply because of the increasing human greediness
towards money, power and position. Corruption is the misuse of authority, public
position, natural or public resources, power, etc by someone to gain his/her personal
gratifications. According to the sources, it has been identified that India ranks three in
the highly corrupted countries.
Corruption is highly spread in the field of civil service, politics, business and
other illegal fields. India is a famous country for its democracy but it is corruption
which disturbs its democratic system. Politicians are highly responsible for all type of
corruption in the country. We chose our leaders by having lots of expectations to them
to lead our country in the right direction. In the starting they make us lots of promises
however, just after the voting they forget all that and involve in corruption. We are
sure that our India would be corruption free a day when our political leaders would be
free of greediness and use their power, money, status and position in right direction to
lead the country, not their own luxury and personal wishes.
We should select very honest and trustworthy leaders to lead our India just like
our earlier Indian leaders such as Lal Bahadur Shastri, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, etc.
Only such political leaders can reduce and finally end the corruption from India. Youths
of the country should also need to be aware of all the reasons of corruption and get
together to solve it in group. Increasing level of the corruption needs to take some
heavy steps to get control over it.

Corruption Essay 6 (400 words)

Corruption is the highly infectious social disease which has spread its roots to
the mind of the bad people. No one take birth to do such type of bad activities in the
society however some bad conditions of their life forced them to do so. Gradually they
become habitual for all of these bad activities. However, people suffering from any
problem, disease, etc should keep patience and trust on themselves and never do
anything bad in life. As, one negative step of anyone may harm the lives of many
people. We are not a single entity on this earth, there are many like us, so we should
think a little about others and live life happily and peacefully with positive thoughts.

Now-a-days, lots of benefits are given by the government of India to the poor
people on the basis of various rules and regulations to bring social awareness among
common people as well as equality in the society. However, poor people are not
getting benefited of those advantages given by the government as many officers
doing corruption secretly in between the channel before reaching to the poor people.
They are doing corruption against law for just fulfilling their own pockets with money.
There are many causes of corruption in the society. Now-a-days political leaders
are making interest oriented programmes and policies instead of nation oriented
programmes and policies. They are just wishing to be famous politician for completing
their own interests instead of citizens interests and requirement. There is increasing
level of change in the value system in the human mind as well as decreasing ethical
qualities of human being. The level of trust, faith and honesty is decreasing which
gives rise to the corruption.
The number of common people with increased tolerance power towards
corruption is increasing. There is a lack of strong public forum in the society in order
to oppose the corruption, widespread illiteracy in rural areas, poor economic
infrastructure, etc are the reasons of endemic corruption in the public life. Low
salaries norms of the government employees force them towards channel of
corruption. Complex laws and procedures of the government distract common people
to get any type of help from government. During election time, corruption become at
its highest peak. Politicians always take support of poor and illiterate people by
dreaming them big in future during their governance however nothing happens after

Corruption Essay 7 (500 words)

Corruption has been spread like a disease all over the India as well as abroad. It
has become one of the most speedily increasing social issues in the Indian society. It
is generally initiated and promoted by the opportunistic leaders. They never think
about the nations benefits and do lots of damage to the nation through their
corruption even for their small advantage. They sell their country properties in the
wrong hands and spread wrong beliefs about India in the peoples mind living in other
They are spoiling the old traditions and cultures of India for their personal
benefits. Now-a-days people who are working in right direction using right principles
considered as foolish in the modern society and the people who are working wrong
and making wrong promises are good for the society. However, in turn it is true that
corrupted people cheating the simple, ordinary and innocent people. They are ruling
the mind of innocent people.
Corruption increases in India day by day because there is a strong connection
between the officials, politicians and criminals who are making this country weak and
so weak. India got independence in 1947 and it was slowly becoming strong and
developing but in the mid way the disease of corruption started and stop India to grow
ahead. In India there has been a trend of give and take means give some money in
order to get your work done whether in the government offices or private sectors
offices. And now the condition is getting worse and worse, as earlier, the money was
paid for getting wrong works done or only work to be done, but currently money is
paid for getting works done in right ways and at right time. Even after paying
complete money according to the demand, there is no full chance of getting things
done at time and in right way.

Corruption is everywhere in every department whether it hospitals, education,

job, government offices, nothing is left of corruption. Everything has become a
business and the source of earning money in wrong way. Educational institutions are
also involved in the corruption and they give seat to those students only who have
paid for, whether they are good students with good marks or not. Very weak students
are given admission in the top colleges and universities only on the basis of money
paid for wrong admission and the topper student with good marks and lack of money
gets back in the life or take admission in any simple college.
Now-a-days, private sectors companies are so good in comparison to the
governmental jobs. Private companies are giving job on the basis of candidates skills,
ability, technical knowledge, good percentage of marks and all the educational
records. However, it has become tough to get job in the government offices as they
need lots of bribe to give any type of job (high level or low level) like teaching, clerk,
babu, nurse, doctor, sweeper, etc. And the amount of bribe increases in the market as
the level of job increase like IAS, PCC, police, etc ranks jobs.