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IAS Sample Question Paper

  1. 1.                                           www.excellcareerindia.org  1    MAINS GENERAL STUDIES PAPER - IV (Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) TOPICS REFERENCES 1. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. References: 11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development Economic Survey of India Report: 12th Five Year Plan 2012-17 Documents (Planning Commission) 2. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. References: Indian Economy – R. Dutt & Sundaram 3. Government Budgeting. References: Indian Economy – R. Dutt & Sundaram The Penguin Dictionary of Economics Journals/Websites: Economic Political Weekly 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. References: India since Independence – Bipan Chandra (Land Reform) 12th NCERT: Geography: India People and Economy 11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development Report: 12th Five Year plan 2012-17 Documents (Planning Commission)
  2. 2.                                           www.excellcareerindia.org  2    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. References: Economic survey of India Indian Economy – R. Dutt & Sundaram Indian Economy Since Independence – Uma Kapila India Year Book 6. Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management. 7. Land reforms in India. References: India since Independence – Bipin Chandra (Land Reform) 8. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. References: Indian Economy Since Independence – Uma Kapila 2nd ARC Report (Strengthening Financial management Systems) India Year Book 9. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc. 2nd ARC Report (Strengthening Financial management Systems) 10.Investment models. 11.Science and Technology - developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. References:
  3. 3.                                           www.excellcareerindia.org  3    Science & Technology: TMH Publication or Spectrum Publication Science Reporter 12.Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. References: The Hindu 13.Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. References: Our Environment – NCERT (VII) Ecology: Unit 10th – Class 12th Biology (NCERT) Ecology & Environment (India Year Book) Ecology & Environment – P D Sharma 14.Disaster and disaster management. References: IGNOU: MPA – 018- Disaster Management 2nd ARC Report (Crisis Management) 15.Linkages between development and spread of extremism. References: 12th NCERT: Political Science: Contemporary World Politics (Chapter : Security in the Contemporary World) Annual Report 2011-12: Ministry of Home Affairs 16.Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. References: 12th NCERT: Political Science: Contemporary World Politics (Chapter : Security in the Contemporary World)
  4. 4.                                           www.excellcareerindia.org  4    2nd ARC Report (Public order Capacity Building for Conflict Resolution, Combating Terrorism) India Year Book 17.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. References: 2nd ARC Report (Public order Capacity Building for Conflict Resolution, Combating Terrorism) India Year Book Manorama Year Book 18.Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 19.Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.  

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