Category: GS Paper 3

The General Studies Paper 3 (GS Paper 3) in the UPSC Civil Services Examination focuses on topics related to Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity, Environment, Security, and Disaster Management. Here’s a brief overview of the syllabus:

  1. Economic Development: This section covers various aspects of economic development, including sustainable development, poverty alleviation schemes, inclusive growth, infrastructure, etc.
  2. Technology: It includes topics like Indian Space Program, achievements of Indians in science and technology, developments in IT, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, etc.
  3. Biodiversity and Environment: This section focuses on environmental conservation, biodiversity, climate change, pollution control, conservation initiatives, etc.
  4. Security and Disaster Management: It encompasses national security issues, cybersecurity, disaster management, internal security challenges, border management, etc.
  5. Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude: While not specific to Paper 3, ethics and integrity are important aspects of the Civil Services Examination. Candidates are expected to have an understanding of ethical and moral dimensions of governance and public service.

Candidates are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of these topics and their interconnections. The questions in the GS Paper 3 may require analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. Additionally, staying updated with current affairs related to these topics is crucial for success in this paper.