Indian Society | For Civil Services Main Examination | GS Paper 1 | Second Edition | By Pearson Paperback – 30 Jun 2019 by M. Senthil Kumar and S. Rijesh (Author)


  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education; 2 edition (30 June 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9353436583
  • ISBN-13: 978-9353436582
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm

About the Author

M. Senthil Kumar did his schooling in Sainik School, Amaravathi Nagar, Tamil Nadu, India. He has done BSc in Physics and MCA from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He has also done MA in Sociology from Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India. After completing his degree, he started preparing for Civil Services with Sociology and Geography as optional subjects. He succeeded in attending six mains examinations and three Civil Services Personality tests in 2005, 2008and 2010and has scored maximum marks of 362 in Sociology optional subject. Presently, he is in to coaching students for Civil Services Exam for the last 8 years. He teaches Sociology optional subject and Social Issues for Mains examination. He is the Director of ARAM IAS Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, which is the fastest growing IAS coaching institute in Chennai and has personally helped in realizing many of the aspirants dream in to reality by helping them in clearing the prestigious Civil Services and join in various services, such as IAS, IPS, IFS, IRSand various other Central Govt. Services. S. Rijesh holds BSc and Master’s degree in Management from SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His interest towards the social issues and the nature of work he had at Times of India made him passionate for the subject Sociology. He is also having very good teaching skills and has been taking classes for last 4 years in Manidhaneyam Free IAS Academy and ARAM IAS Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has appeared in UPSC Interview with Sociology as an optional subject. The exposure to the depth of the subject as well as the experience turned him acquainted with wide knowledge. Now he handles Sociology optional classes for Civil Services aspirants.


Any candidate aspiring for Civil Services should essentially have a good understanding of diverse social issues the Indian society is currently facing. It has been observed that multiple questions pertaining to the Indian Society and its related issues areandnbsp;regularly asked in Mainandrsquo;s – General Studies (GS) Paper-I and in the Essay paper too. Besides, candidates are also required to be well-versed with these issues in the personality test (interview) as well. The second edition has been completely revamped to provide a comprehensive and conciseandnbsp;understanding of Indian society. The updated chapters provide in-depth insight on the various social issues, the reasons for their existence, their impact on different segments of society and actions taken or planned to eliminate the social constraints at the larger level and achieve the vision of social equity and social justice in India. The book aims to not only equip an aspirant with all the relevant information required for scoring high marks in the exam but also help the future policy-makers to have a better understanding of what Indian society needs.


Provides complete coverage of all the enlisted topics as per the syllabus:andnbsp;

  • Includes most discussed topics in an exam like andndash; Role of women and social<br /> empowerment, poverty, population and allied issues<br />andnbsp;
  • Presents latest Government plans and policies as appendices


<strong>Table of Contents:</strong>

Chapter 1: Salient Features of Indian Society<br /> Chapter 2: Role of Women and Womenandrsquo;s Organization<br /> Chapter 3: Population and Associated Issues<br /> Chapter 4: Poverty and Developmental Issues<br /> Chapter 5: Urbanization, Their Problems and Their Remedies<br /> Chapter 6: Effects of Globalization on Indian Society<br /> Chapter 7: Communalism<br /> Chapter 8: Regionalism<br /> Chapter 9: Secularism<br /> Chapter 10: Social Empowerment<br /> Appendix

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Weight 0.580 kg
Dimensions 25 × 22 × 2.5 cm

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