ISBN 9789350944776, IAS Mains General Studies - Technology Economic Development Bio Diversity Environment, Security & Disaster Management

IAS Mains General Studies - Technology Economic Development Bio Diversity Environment, Security & Disaster Management



Arihant Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789350944776

ISBN-10 9350944774


Number of Pages 550 Pages
Language (English)

Civil service

The UPSC with an aim to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory conducts the IAS mains examinations. In 2013, major changes in the syllabus of general studies for civil services mains examinations were introduces by UPSC and as per the new syllabus the entire GS has been divided into four papers. Following the new pattern, exceptional and first of its kind books for all four general studies papers are being introduced by Arihant. These books consist of in-depth coverage of all the topics in the syllabus at one place with conceptual clarity to fulfill the needs and demands of the aspirants.

The present book for general studies paper 3, technology, economic development, bio diversity, environment, security and disaster management covers the vast aspects of this paper in terms of syllabus and contents. The book incorporates various aspects of Indian economy and the issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment along with the coverage of government budgeting. It also covers land reforms in India, effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. The domain of science and technology with its developments and applications and effects in everyday life has been covered in great detail along with awareness in the fields of IT, space, computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. Also the important issues of conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment and disaster management have been discussed in this book. Indias internal security challenges linked with the border management have been covered in great detail. Designed with a special exam-oriented structure in accordance with the UPSC syllabus, the book contains contemporary examples which have been discussed with theoretical examples. Also section wise practise questions and model papers based on the UPSC pattern have been provided in the book.

Rapid guide that extensively covers the various aspects of technology, economic development, bio diversity, environment, security and disaster management, this book is best suited for students who want to excel in the upcoming IAS mains general studies paper 3.

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