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Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations (English) 1st Edition (Paperback) Price: Rs. 320

Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations is an apt study companion for students looking to gain an extra edge as they prepare for exams.

Summary Of The Book

Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations covers all relevant topics of the syllabus, giving an in-depth explanation of the subject matter. It covers aspects of science and technology in the country and across the globe. Brief understanding of every topic is provided and is rooted in sound scientific proof.

The book looks at technology from all angles. It deals with the economic and political implications that are involved in technological innovations, as well as the ethical issues that are also part of the book. Rapidly growing areas of science and technology such as photonics, WMDs, wireless communication, and NANOtechnology, are thoroughly explained.

The book describes the important role that science and technology play in the modern context. It states that with the help of technology and innovation, immense progress can be made in food and water supply, infrastructure, and health care. Technology can also foster economic growth, especially in developing nations.

Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations provides a glossary of important IT, biotechnology and environmental terms, for students to refer to. It also has a list of abbreviations and acronyms that are frequently used.

About Ashok Kumar Singh

Ashok Kumar Singh is the director of Meridian Education Services. He resides in Delhi and is an education consultant.

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Table of Contents

Part I: General Aspect

1. Role of Science and Technology in India
2. Science and Technology in India
3. Institutional Structure for Science and Technology in India
4. Science and Technology Education and Research in India

Part II: Energy

5. Energy Sector and Policy
6. Fossil Energy Resources
7. Electric Power
8. Non-Conventional Sources of Energy
9. Energy Conservation

Part III: Nuclear Technology

10.Nuclear Energy
11.Nuclear Fusion
12.Non-Energy Aspects of Nuclear Technology
13.India's Nuclear Program

Part IV: Information Technology

14.Computer Technologies
15.Computer Software
16.Computer Networks
17.Security Issues in IT
18.Supercomputer Technology
19.Recent Advances in IT
20.IT Industry in India
21.IT and Government in India
22.Communication Technology
23.Wireless Communication
24.Telecommunications in India
25.Television and Entertainment Technologies

Part VI: Space

26.Space Technology
27.Space Programme in India

Part VII: Material Technology

28.Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies
29.Superconductivity
30.Laser and Photonics

Part VIII: Environment

31.Global Environmental Issues
32.Environment and India
33.Earth Sciences in India
34.Meteorological Science

Part IX: Defence

35.Nuclear and other Weapons of Mass Destruction
36.Defence Technology in India

Part X: Biotechnology

37.Biotechnology
38.Applications of Biotechnology
39.Biotechnology in India

Appendix 1: Science Policy Resolution
Appendix 2: Glossary Of It Terms
Appendix 3: Glossary Of Biotechnology Terms
Appendix 4: Glossary Of Concepts In Environment
Appendix 5: Acronyms And Abbreviations

Specifications of Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations (English) 1st Edition (Paperback)

Book Details
Publisher McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited
Exam CSAT, Civil Services Mains
ISBN-10 0070655480
Edition 1st Edition
Publication Year 2008
Language English
ISBN-13 9780070655485
Binding Paperback
Contributors
Authored By Ashok Kumar Singh
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Anant Mittal

Jul 11, 2012

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Not suited for Mains.

Although the book aims to be a complete manual for the Science and Technology part of the GS Mains paper of UPSC Civil Services. It falls short by quite a distance. One major reason being its superflous material and information that is absolutely of no use to the aspirant. Covering details which are absolutely impertinent to an aspirant reading this from cover to cover is quite laborious and partly a wastage of time. The topics by itself included are of decent quality and quite relevance however the material and its being up-to-the-date is a big issue.
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Dr Varun Modgil

May 25, 2013

Science & Technology for Civil Services Examinations 1st Edition

for all the serious civil services aspirants
pls ignore this book . it throws at you a lot of junk and jargons which are least important for IAS exam. plus there is a serious question about its authenticity and whether it has been updated on a regular basis. Eg it gives you the details of coal combustion etc in a manner most suitable for scientists . remember UPSC does not expect you to answer like a scientist , a doctor etc you should be a generalist .
next pitfall it seriously ignores NRHM ICDS and other health sectors which are hot favorite.
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vir

Jun 18, 2014

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pathetic the book reprinted in 2013 is having the content which is 6 to 7 years old

pathetic the book reprinted in 2013 is having the content which is 6 to 7 years old... i dont know how the publisher like mcgraw......can do this mistake..it really spoils the name of writer and publisher...
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Thadou chapa

Dec 3, 2012

waste of money

it covers detail of what is not needed for civil services. only for personal knowledge. .
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CHANDRA KANT UPADHYAY

Dec 28, 2011

First to review

Best book for Science and Technologic manual

Hi, I purchased this book last year from market not through flipkart though, as then I wasn't using flipkart services. When I started reading the book, I felt mesmerized and deeply attached to this book. The contents of this book are so concise and properly arrayed that every information looks complete in itself. The topics it uncovers are vast. I recommend it to all who are interested in S&T shall must refer this book. hope you would too enjoy reading it.
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Sawan

Oct 16, 2013

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When r u going to update it?

What is a S&T book than talks about recent developments and encompasses developments up to year 2008 an being circulated in 2013? I feel like wasting a handful amount of money on just scrap.
The book is sure to give u a feeling of being cheated, though some topics are covered well. Still by and large, the book is not focused, loaded with oldest possible data and talks about outdated topics which have become conventional by now.
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Abhishek De

Apr 13, 2015

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nice book

nice book.. the book help the new comer of comparative sector. when i get it ..it was in good condition
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parul gupta

Sep 22, 2014

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nice book on s & t

easy and simple language,provide detailed discription..
but some where lack of particular vales used in a technology
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Akash Thele

Dec 15, 2013

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Very Detailed

This is really good book not only for UPSC aspirants but also who want learn something extra. It contains very detailed info on every subject.
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Abinaya Sakthivel

Aug 30, 2013

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Vast coverage ..

The book consists of irrelevant than the relevant information .. !! Expected a lot as it is a product from Tata Mcgrew Hill Publisheres., but not satisfied as expected .. Topics like Defence technology, Nuclear weapons are good but these are very vast and not opted for non-science background students ..!!
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