Science and Technology Questions & Answers for UPSC

Science and Technology Questions & Answers for UPSC

Science and Technology is that segment of UPSC Civil Services Examination that scares most of the aspirants coming from non-technical backgrounds. One question is often asked that is, “How to prepare Science and Technology for UPSC?”

Along with answering how to prepare for Science and Technology for UPSC IAS Exam, BYJU’S Science Education Portal has answered questions from wide-ranging topics that are important for the exam.

The answers are tailored to aspirants’ needs. Not only from the static topics, questions are extracted even from the current affairs topics that are related to science and technology.

How will Science Questions & Answers help UPSC aspirants?

The Science and Technology Questions & Answers portal will help IAS aspirants in the following way:

  • Clarity of topics – A variety of topics from science are covered that will bring clarity on how to approach this subject for UPSC.
  • UPSC Syllabus is the source – Any topic that is important from the civil services examination point of view has been covered in the form of questions ans answers.
  • From NCERTs to Current Affairs – Each question from a key topic that has been covered either in school textbooks or newspapers and is important from the exam’s point of view will be answered here.
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