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  • This book on Environment is meant for students preparing for the Preliminary and Main papers of the Civil Service Examination. It offers definite and concrete content with precise approach study material on various aspects of Environmental studies based on the broad syllabi and direction provided in the syllabus of the civil services examination. The subject of environment and biodiversity is vast and interdisciplinary. To cater the diverse topics a comprehensive book was conceived. The range and scope of the content is such that it will be useful for various other competitive examinations where questions on environment, ecology, biodiversity, climate change, disaster management etc. are also asked.
    Key Features:
    1. Meant for Preliminary and Main Examination
    2. Covers basic to advanced level within each topic ? helpful for non-science background students
    3. Explicit content on recent developments and current events linked with static topics as per the requirement of the examination
    4. Questions of 2018 Preliminary paper with answers given in the book.



    About the Authors

    Prof. D R Khullar holds a Masters degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh and retired as a Principal, Government Post Graduate College, Kalka (Haryana) in 1998 after serving in different colleges of Haryana and Punjab. He has Authorsed more than 40 books on different aspects of Geography and allied subjects. His knowledge on the subject has received an unprecedented response world over.
    Mr. J.A.C.S. Rao holds a Masters degree in Biochemistry from Andhra University, Waltair, Andhra Pradesh. Later he completed M.A. Sociology from G.G.U., a central university in Bilaspur. He joined Indian Forest Services (I.F.S.) in 1987 and was allotted Chhattisgarh Cadre and has held several posts in the Forest Department. Since Mr. Rao has worked widely in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries etc. he has written several articles, books and booklets on the same. He also has a wide teaching experience in various institutions.


    • Paperback:?472 pages
    • Publisher:?McGraw Hill Education; Second edition (10 November 2018)
    • Language:?English
    • ISBN-10:?9353162556
    • ISBN-13:?978-9353162559
    • Package Dimensions:?23 x 18 x 3 cm
    499.00 360.00
    Title : Environment: for Civil Services Prelims & Main and Other Competitive Examinations
    Authors : D R Khullar
    Edition : Second edition (10 November 2018)
    ISBN-13 : 978-9353162559
    Publisher : McGraw Hill Education
    Pages : 472
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New
  • The third edition of this popular textbook covers the latest (April 2015) syllabus of the Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course on Environmental Studies, prescribed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the new Choice-based Credit System. It also includes additional topics included in the syllabi of some universities. The book is meant for undergraduates of all disciplines. Assuming very little background in mathematics or science, it gives a balanced presentation of the major issues and concerns related to the environment. This book will also be useful for those taking the UPSC civil services examinations, since it covers the ecology/environment topics of the preliminary and main examinations. The book discusses the major environmental problems we face today: runaway growth, imperiled ecosystems, disappearing forests, endangered species, dwindling natural resources, dangerous toxic wastes, green laws and other such issues. It illustrates various problems, solutions, successes and failures using more than 80 real-life case studies from India and elsewhere. Written in a student-friendly manner, the text is enriched with a large number of illustrations.


    About the Authors

    R. Rajagopalan?holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Madras University and a PhD in Industrial and Management Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He taught for over 30 years at IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras.


    • Paperback:?360 pages
    • Publisher:?Oxford University Press; Third edition (1 November 2015)
    • Language:?English
    • ISBN-10:?0199459754
    • ISBN-13:?978-0199459759
    • Product Dimensions:?23.9 x 1.8 x 18.5 cm
    Title : Environmental Studies
    Authors : R. Rajagopalan
    Edition : Third edition (1 November 2015)
    ISBN-13 : 978-0199459759
    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    Pages : 360
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New - Used