Science & Technology
Examinations of high Levels such as UPSC and State Civil Services are prescribing General studies to be an important component of the exam syllabus. In the last few years the trend of framing questions has shifted enormously towards including General Science in many questions. Several contemporary technological areas as well as some of the new emerging sciences like biotechnology find place in the book. The text has been neatly sectioned in ten parts for an even pattern for studying. The first part of the book is on General Aspect and details the role of science and technology in the development of India and its future prospects in the field of research. The second part deals with energy and its various sources, both conventional and unconventional. The third and fourth parts of the book are on Nuclear Technology and Information Technology respectively. The fifth part provides the readers with details about space research and the sixth about material technologies such as nanotechnology, laser and photonics. In the last three sections, light is shed on topics of environment, Defence and biotechnology respectively. Five appendices with detailed concepts, theories, acronyms and abbreviations have been provided in the end. About the Author: This book has been authored by Ashok Singh.