UPSC Mains Held on Oct 31 2017 General Studies Paper – 3 Question Paper Pdf

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UPSC  Mains Held on Oct 31, 2017, General Studies Paper – 3 Question Paper

General Studies Paper – III

                              Question Paper Specific Instructions  

Please read each of the following instruction carefully before attempting question 

There are TWENTY question printed both in Hindi and English. 

All question are compulsory.

The number of marks carried by a question/part is indicated against it. 

Answer must be written in the medium authorized in Admission Certificate which must be stated clearly on the cover of this question -cum-Answer(QCA) Booklet in the space provided. No marks will be given for answers written in medium other than the authorized one.

Answer to Question Nos. 1 to 10 should be in 150 words, whereas answer to Question Nos. 11 to 20 should be in 250 words.

 Word limit in questions, wherever specified, should be adhered to.

Any page or portion of the page left blank in the question-cum-answer booklet must be clearly struck off.

1.Among several factors for India’s potential growth, savings rate is the most effective one. Do you agree? What are the other factors available for growth potential? (Answer in 150 words) 

2.Account for the failure of manufacturing sector in achieving the goal of labor-intensive exports rather than capital-intensive exports. Suggest measures for more labor-intensive rather than capital-intensive exports. (Answer in 150 words) 

3.Examine the developments of Airports in India through Joint Ventures under Public-Private Partnership(PPP) model. What are the challenges faced by the authorities in this regard?(Answer in 150 words) 

4. Explain various types of revolutions, took place in Agriculture after Independence in India. How these revolutions have helped in poverty alleviation and food security in India? (Answer in 150 words) 

5.What are the reasons for poor acceptance of cost-effective small processing unit? How the food processing unit will be helpful to uplift the socio-economic status of poor farmers?(Answer in 150 words) 

6.Stem cell therapy is gaining popularity in India to treat a wide variety of medical conditions including Leukemia, Thalassemia, damaged cornea and several burns. Describe briefly what stem cell therapy is and what advantages it has over other treatments?(Answer in 150 words)  

7.India has achieved remarkable successes in unmanned space missions including the Chandrayaan and Mars Orbitter Mission, but has not ventured into manned space mission, both in terms of technology and logistics? Explain critically. (Answer in 150 words) 

8.Not many years ago, river linking was a concept but it is becoming reality in the country. Discuss the advantages of river linking and its possible impact on the environment.(Answer in 150 words) 

9.Discuss the potential threats of Cyberattack and the security framework to prevent it. (Answer in 150 words) 

10.The north-eastern region of India has been infested with insurgency for a very long time. Analyze the major reasons for the survival of armed insurgency in this region. (Answer in 150 words) 

11. One of the intended objectives of Union Budget 2017-18 is to ‘transform, energize and clean India’. Analyse the measures proposed in the Budget 2017-18 to achieve the objective.(Answer in 250 words)  

12.“Industrial growth rate has lagged behind in the overall growth of Gross-Domestic-Product(GDP) in the post-reform period” Give reasons. How far the recent changes is Industrial Policy are capable of increasing the industrial growth rate?(Answer in 250 words) 

13.What are the salient features of ‘inclusive growth’? Has India been experiencing such a growth process? Analyze and suggest measures for inclusive growth.(Answer in 250 words) 

14.What are the major reasons for declining rice and wheat yield in the cropping system? How crop diversification is helpful to stabilize the yield of the crop in the system? (Answer in 250 words) 

15.How do subsidies affect the cropping pattern, crop diversity and economy of farmers? What is the significance of crop insurance, minimum support price and food processing for small and marginal farmers?(Answer in 250 words)

16.Give an account of the growth and development of nuclear science and technology in India. What is the advantage of fast breeder reactor programme in India?(Answer in 250 words)

17.‘Climate Change’ is a global problem. How India will be affected by climate change? How Himalayan and coastal states of India will be affected by climate change?(Answer in 250 words)

18.On December 2004, tsunami brought havoc on forteen countries including India. Discuss the factors responsible for occurrence of Tsunami and its effects on life and economy. In the light of guidelines of NDMA (2010) describe the mechanisms for preparedness to reduce the risk during such events.(Answer in 250 words) 

19.Mob violence is emerging as a serious law and order problem in India. By giving suitable examples, analyze the causes and consequences of such violence.(Answer in 250 words) 

20.The scourge of terrorism is a grave challenge to national security. What solutions do you suggest to curb this growing menace? What are the major sources of terrorist funding?(Answer in 250 words)



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