The environment and ecology portion was included in the UPSC syllabus in 2011. Since then, it has proved to be a pivotal section in the IAS exams, both prelims and the mains. Environment and ecology contains important topics like global warming, climate change, species extinction, etc. that also come up in the current affairs section. This doubles the importance of these topics. Adding to the aspirants’ plights is the fact that there is no prescribed framework in which to learn these topics from. They seem open-ended and diverse. Nevertheless, aspirants cannot afford to ignore these topics if they are serious about cracking the IAS exam.
BYJU’S have come up with exclusive strategy to deal with the vibrant environment and ecology sections for the UPSC exam. Click on the links below and read great strategies and tips to deal with the environment and ecology segment of the UPSC exam.
Check out the video “IAS Preparation – Environment and Ecology: Introduction”