Q.5)The instances of border infiltration have increased in India. Critically examine the border security measures taken by India.

Why this question:

Indian Border security is an important part of GS Paper III.

Key demand of the question:

Analysis of the border security measures taken by the government. Suggest measures to improve them.


Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.


Briefly introduce the situation at the Indian borders.


In the first part, mention the problems that Indian borders are facing. Give examples of previous instances of border infiltration and its consequences.

In the next part, mention the steps taken to protect the borders. Also suggest measures that can further enhance the border security like use of AI, drones, etc.


Conclude by giving the importance of secure borders in any country.