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.
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
12.Non-Energy Aspects of Nuclear Technology
13.India's Nuclear Program
Part IV: Information Technology
17.Security Issues in IT
19.Recent Advances in IT
20.IT Industry in India
21.IT and Government in India
24.Telecommunications in India
25.Television and Entertainment Technologies
Part VI: Space
27.Space Programme in India
Part VII: Material Technology
28.Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies
30.Laser and Photonics
Part VIII: Environment
31.Global Environmental Issues
32.Environment and India
33.Earth Sciences in India
Part IX: Defence
35.Nuclear and other Weapons of Mass Destruction
36.Defence Technology in India
Part X: 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
Not suited for Mains.
11 Jul, 2012
pathetic the book reprinted in 2013 is having the content which is 6 to 7 years old
VIR INDER PAL SINGH
18 Jun, 2014
When r u going to update it?
16 Oct, 2013
Faced minor issues
3 Mar, 2017
Nice but very outdated.
13 Jul, 2017
SUNIL KUMAR MEENA s/o R D MEENA
29 Jun, 2017
14 Jun, 2017
18 May, 2017