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COURSES – GENERAL STUDIES MAINS PAPER – III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

Course Summary

Duration:

150 hours

Faculty:
  • Mr. Priyesh
  • Ms. Shamna Hussain
  • Mr. Gafoor Khan
  • Mr. Abraham Cyril
  • Course Fee: Rs. 25,000 (+14.5% Service Tax)
    Course Features:
  • Online classroom sessions (150 hours)
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    Contact For any further queries regarding the course, contact
    Phone: +91 9000018827
    Email: info@indiancivils.com
       
     
    Course Details

     

     
     
    Faculty

    The General Studies Mains Paper – III course is handled by the following faculty.

    TOPIC NAME FACULTY
    Science and Technology Mr. Priyesh Singh
    Security and Disaster Management Mr. Gafoor Khan
    Economic Development Mr. Abraham Cyril
    Environmental Ecology Ms. Shamna Hussain

    Syllabus


    General Studies Mains Paper – III

    (Marks: 250  Duration: 3 hours)

    1. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
    2. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
    3. Government Budgeting.
    4. Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
    5. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
    6. Food processing and related industries in India-scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
    7. Land reforms in India.
    8. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
    9. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
    10. Investment models.
    11. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
    12. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
    13. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
    14. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
    15. Disaster and disaster management.
    16. Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
    17. Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
    18. Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
    19. Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
    20. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

    Online Classroom Sessions


    • The course comprises of online classroom sessions for a duration of 150 hours.
    • Click here to check the weekly timetable schedule for this course.

    Recommended Books / References


    The following are the suggested books / references that the students can consult while preparing for General Studies Mains Paper – III.

    Technology   Economic Development
     
     
    Bio diversity and Environment   Security and Disaster Management
     
     

    Preparation Tips


    The following are simple preparation tips to score well in the General Studies Mains Paper – III.

    • Prepare a regular timetable to cover the entire syllabus.
    • Be strong in your basics.
    • Do not waste time memorising facts as you need to just recognise the right choice from the list of options.

    Joining the course


    Regular Student

    • Students can register as a regular user for any of the courses offered by Indiancivils by making the full payment for the course online.
    • As a regular user, students can
      • Participate in virtual classroom sessions and directly interact with the faculty and students during the online coaching classes.
      • Gain access to the question bank of ALL SUBJECTS of CSAT (Prelims) until the final examination.
      • Gain access to the pre-recorded videos of the registered courses until the final examination.
      • Participate in the Practice / Mock tests conducted during the course.
    • Registered students would receive intimation about the scheduled virtual classroom sessions on their registered mobile and email ids. Further, an automated reminder would be sent to the registered mobile number 10 minutes before the online session.

    Trial User:
    • Students can register for a trial period of one week for any of the courses offered by Indiancivils (except comprehensive coaching) by paying a nominal fee of Rs. 500.
    • As a trial user, students can
      • Participate in 3 to 5 virtual classroom session for any subject of their choice and directly interact with the faculty and students participating in the session.
      • Gain access to the question bank of ALL SUBJECTS of CSAT (Prelims) for a period of one week, post which the trial period will expire.
      • Trial users can participate in the Practice / Mock tests conducted during this period.
    • Registered students would receive intimation about the scheduled virtual classroom sessions on their registered mobile and email ids. Further, an automated reminder would be sent to the registered mobile number 10 minutes before the online session.

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