The topic of Indian Society is covered in GS Paper 1 of the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam. Indian Society, like Indian History, World History, and Physical Geography, is a vital part of the picture and should be treated as such.
For those applicants who have Sociology as an optional subject, this section may be a piece of cake, while many others appear to lack confidence in this area. Let’s take a look at the hot topics in this section based on the most recent UPSC syllabus.
Salient Features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
- Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and
- Developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
- Effects of globalization on Indian society
- Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
Please understand that this section is one of the easiest in GS Paper 1 and does not necessitate any specific knowledge or memorization of facts.
However, UPSC will thoroughly examine your knowledge of Indian society, so be sure that the picture you offer accurately reflects Indian society.
Legacy IAS, the best IAS academy in Bangalore, covers this section of Indian society in its classroom/online Foundation course program in a very lucid manner.