Delhi Institute for Administrative services

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Science & Technology

Module 6: Science and Technology

S.NO Unit Content No of Classes
Science & Technology Policies & Infrastructure Unit - l
  • Science & Technology Policies of 2003, 2013 and 2020
2 classes
Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies Unit - ll
  • Telecommunications – Optical Fibre System, Networking Devices, Mobile Phones and their Different Generations, Types of Mobile Batteries, WiFi, Wimax, Bluetooth, WiBro, WAP, GPRS, Broadband and its uses, GPS Navigation, Radiation emission, guidelines set for Mobile Handsets, Indian Telecom Industry, USOF, Spectrum Licencing, Telecom applications
  • Electronics – Semiconductors, Photovoltaic Devices, Superconductors, Government Initiatives, National Skill Development, Electronics Policy 2011
  • Information Technology – Computers and their Generations, Supercomputers, Networking and Types, Internet, Social networking sites, Cybercrimes, Cyber laws, Computer viruses, UIDAI Project, E-governance, Cloud Computing, Internet Banking, Robotic, AGRINET
3 classes
Development in Space Technology Unit- lll
  • History
  • Satellites
  • Launch Vehicle Types, Propulsion systems, Cryogenic Rockets, Reusable Technology
  • Satellite orbits
  • International Space Station, Future Programs of India
  • International Collaborations
  • Space Programmes of other countries
2 classes
Nuclear Technology Unit-lV
  • Radioactivity and applications
  • Nuclear fission and fusion, coolant, modulator, fuel, types of nuclear reactors
  • Civilian and Military Use of Technology- ITER, Institutional Structure for development of Nuclear Technology in India, Nuclear Programme
2 classes
Advances in Biotech & Genetic Engineering Unit-V
  • Biotechnology and its branches
  • Bio-fingerprinting, Biosensors, Bio-piracy, Bio-grid
  • Genetic Engineering, Recombinant Technology, Gene mutation, Human Genome Project, Bt Cotton, Bt Brinjal, Stem Cells
  • Applications – Agriculture, Food, Health, Industry
  • Institutional Structure for Development of Biotechnology in India, Mission Mode Programs, Government Initiatives, International Collaborations, Latest Achievements
2 classes
Status of Energy Resources Unit-Vl
  • Conventional Energies – Energy, Fossil Fuels, Thermal Power Plants, Hydroelectric Power Plants, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Footprint
  • Non-Conventional Energies – Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Energy, Tidal and Wave Energy, Biofuel, Biogas, Hydrogen Fuel
2 classes
Applications of Sci & Tech Unit-Vll
  • Applications of Science & Technology in Agriculture
1 class
Status of Healthcare System Unit-Vlll
  • Status of Healthcare System in India
1 class
Development in Earth Science Unit-lX
  • Development in Earth Sciences
1 class
Future Technologies and India Unit-X
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Space Technology
  • Quantum Computing
  • Hydrogen Cell, Fuel Cell, Electric Vehicle Policy ( National Hydrogen Mission)
2 classes
Total 20 CLASSES