The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts IAS Mains Examinations with an aim to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of the candidates aspiring to be a part of the coveted Indian Civil Services. The IAS Mains Examinations test much more that the mere range of information and memory of the aspirants. These 2017 completely revised editions of study guides for General Studies Papers consist of in-depth coverage of all the topics in the syllabi at one place with the conceptual clarity to fulfil the needs and demands of the aspirants.
The completely revised edition 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. This book for IAS Mains Paper 3 has been divided into four units namely Indian Economy and Agriculture, Science and Technology, Bio-Diversity, Environment and Disaster Management and Internal Security. The book incorporates various aspects of growth &development of Indian Economy, Application of Science and Technology in everyday life, Issues related to IT, Space, Computers, Nanotechnology and Biotechnology, Environmental Issues, Disaster Management, Security and Terrorism. It also covers relationship between land reforms, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty. Also the important issues of conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment and disaster management have been discussed in this book. India’s internal security challenges linked with the border management have been covered in great detail. The book throws light on relationship between Land Reforms, Agriculture Productivity and Elimination of Poverty. Also detailed explanation for issues related to society and women has been provided in the book. 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. Section wise practice questions have been provided in all the chapters. These questions have been designed on the lines of questions asked in previous years’ IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3. The book also contains last four years’ (2013-16) Solved Questions asked in previous years’ IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3 examinations.
With in-depth coverage of the various aspects of Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude, this book for IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3 will prove to the rapid study guide for the upcoming IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3 2017.