The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the IAS Mains Examinations 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. In 2013, UPSC introduced major changes in the syllabus of General Studies for Civil Services Mains Examinations and as per the new syllabus the entire General Studies has been divided into four papers. Following the new pattern, exceptional and first of its kind books for all four General Studies Papers have been 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 fully revised and updated edition for General Studies Paper 3, Technology, Economic Development, Bio Diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Managementcovers the vast aspects of this paper in terms of syllabus and contents. The book incorporates various aspects growth & development of Indian Economy, application of Science & Technology in everyday life, Issues related to IT, Space, Computers, Nanotechnology & Biotechnology, Environmental Issues, Disaster Management, Security and Terrorism. This book for IAS Mains Paper 3 has been divided into four units namely Indian Economy & Agriculture, Science & Technology, Bio-Diversity, Environment & Disaster Management and Internal Security. 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. 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. All the chapters contain section wise practice questions based on the questions asked in previous years’ IAS Mains Paper 3 Examinations. This is the perfect book for the changed pattern of Civil Services to synthesize all topics at one place.
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 2016.
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