Public Administration Test Series For IAS Mains Exam 2018 with ‘Personalized’ Feedback


Public Administration Test Series For IAS Mains Exam 2018 with ‘Personalized’ Feedback Covering 100 % Syllabus–10 Tests @ Rs. 2500


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The objective of Public Administration Mains Test Series program is unique and the aim is to give you personalized feedback and this is our difference with other test series programs.

What you will Get ? (10 Tests)

  • Login ID & Password for Online Discussion
  • Question Paper ( 10 Mock Tests : PDF File)
  • Overview of Main Linkages- In Public Administration in your answer you have to form linkages from five to six topics. This is shortest key to get high score in Public Administration. We will provide you the list of few main linkages and on the same pattern you have to develop exhaustive list.
  • List of Useful Diagrams and Charts- While answer writing in Public Administration always pictorial presentations with explanations (of Diagrams and Charts) pay rich returns. We will provide you the list of few diagrams and charts with explanation and on the same pattern you have to develop exhaustive list.(PDF Copy)
  • A booklet on Mind Maps on important topics of Public Administration
  • Case Studies
  • Synopsis of mock test papers will be provided
  • Evaluated Answer Booklet by experts with proper feedback, comments & guidance.
  • Mode of Discussion: Email ,Telephonic and Online Discussion

Value Addition Material (PDF Copy)

What you will Get ? (05 Tests)

  • Question Paper ( 05 Mock Tests : PDF File )
  • Overview of Main Linkages- In Public Administration in your answer you have to form linkages from five to six topics. This is shortest key to get high score in Public Administration. We will provide you the list of few main linkages and on the same pattern you have to develop exhaustive list.
  • List of Useful Diagrams and Charts- While answer writing in Public Administration always pictorial presentations with explanations (of Diagrams and Charts) pay rich returns. We will provide you the list of few diagrams and charts with explanation and on the same pattern you have to develop exhaustive list.(PDF Copy)
  • A booklet on Mind Maps on important topics of Public Administration
  • Case Studies
  • Synopsis of mock test papers will be provided.
  • Evaluated Answer Booklet by experts with proper feedback, comments & guidance.
  • Mode of Discussion: Email ,Telephonic and Online Discussion

Value Addition Material (PDF Copy)

You can join Mains test series anytime , We will evaluate your all test answers.

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Now the question is, why our Test Series?

  • Writing Practice, Evaluation, and Feedback
  • Concept building, Timely 100 % completion of syllabus including coverage of important books and IJPA publications
  • Focus on basics and contemporary trends
  • Regular opportunity for improving the writing style.
  • Timely check of answer sheet & complete and timely feedback
  • Timely completion of tests with model answers
  • Liberty to join at any stage but definitely all those who join it earliest will get maximum benefit
  • Those who join this program from very beginning will get maximum time for writing the all model tests and for getting the valuable feedback of our course coordinator
  • This test series will provide you with UPSC- IAS patterned questions and assessment of your copies with experienced and trained faculties.
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Test Series Schedule

Total Tests: 15 (Comprehensive Tests -10, Section wise Tests -05) and value added materials

10 Tests Schedule

Test No Test Date Topics (Paper 1 +Paper 2)
1 05/03/18 Introduction (P1) + Administrative Thought (P1) + Administrative Behaviour (P1) + Comparative Public Administration (P1) + Development Dynamics (P1) + Public Policy(P1) (ONE TEST)
2 12/03/18 Organisations (P1) + Financial Administration (P1) + Financial Management (P2) + Public Sector Undertakings (P2) + Plans and Priorities (P2) (ONE TEST)
3 19/03/18 Accountability and Control (P1) + Administrative Law (P1) + Significant Issues In Indian Administration (P2) + Law and Order Administration(P2) (ONE TEST)
4 26/03/18 Personnel Administration (P1) + Civil Services (P2) + Techniques of Administrative Improvement Since Independence (P1) + Administrative Reforms (P2) (ONE TEST)
5 03/04/18 Evolution of Indian Administration (P2) + Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of Government (P2) + Union Government and Administration (P2) + State Government and Administration (P2) + District Administration Since Independence (P2) + Rural Development (P2) + Urban Local Government (P2) (ONE TEST)
6 10/04/18 Complete Test of Syllabus - Paper I and II (TWO TESTS- ONE TEST OF PAPER I AND ONE TEST OF PAPER II)
7 18/04/18 Complete Test of Syllabus - Paper I and II (TWO TESTS- ONE TEST OF PAPER I AND ONE TEST OF PAPER II)
8 26/04/18 Complete Test of Syllabus - Paper I and II (TWO TESTS- ONE TEST OF PAPER I AND ONE TEST OF PAPER II)
9 05/05/18 Complete Test of Syllabus - Paper I and II (TWO TESTS- ONE TEST OF PAPER I AND ONE TEST OF PAPER II)
10 14/05/18 Complete Test of Syllabus - Paper I and II (TWO TESTS- ONE TEST OF PAPER I AND ONE TEST OF PAPER II)

 05 Tests Schedule

Test No Test Date Topics (Paper 1 +Paper 2)
1 05/03/18 Introduction (P1) + Administrative Thought (P1) + Administrative Behaviour (P1) + Comparative Public Administration (P1) + Development Dynamics (P1) + Public Policy(P1) (ONE TEST)
2 12/03/18 Organisations (P1) + Financial Administration (P1) + Financial Management (P2) + Public Sector Undertakings (P2) + Plans and Priorities (P2) (ONE TEST)
3 19/03/18 Accountability and Control (P1) + Administrative Law (P1) + Significant Issues In Indian Administration (P2) + Law and Order Administration(P2) (ONE TEST)
4 26/03/18 Personnel Administration (P1) + Civil Services (P2) + Techniques of Administrative Improvement Since Independence (P1) + Administrative Reforms (P2) (ONE TEST)
5 03/04/18 Evolution of Indian Administration (P2) + Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of Government (P2) + Union Government and Administration (P2) + State Government and Administration (P2) + District Administration Since Independence (P2) + Rural Development (P2) + Urban Local Government (P2) (ONE TEST)

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Note- P1 means Public Administration Paper I & P2 means Public Administration Paper 2

1. Recognise the context of question- It may be…..

  • Parliamentary vs Presidential Government

  • Fact vs Value Debate

  • Informal vs Formal Organisation etc.

2. Recognise the Statement Giver- This way you can….

  • Guardians of traditions…… - Paul Pigors

  • moral act and moral agent…. – Ordway Tead

  • various kinds of theories have grown around…. – Peter Self

  • discipline is in jeopardy ,order disturbed and stability threatened…. –Henri Fayol

  • quasi-federal…. – K C Wheare

3. Recognise the key words of question- e.g.

Question-“In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise his level of incompetence.” Comment.
It is Peter Principal (Statement Giver) and the context of the question is Training (level of incompetence requires an employee to be trained) and key words are hierarchy, employee, level of incompetence. Make an interlinkages of all these three words and start writing your answer.

(A) Explain the meaning of all keywords of your question.
(B) Explain correlation of keyword with the understanding of entire sentence.

4. Analyse your answer- In the light of following concepts

(A) (Administrative) Structure
(B) (Administrative) Process
(C ) (Administrative) Behaviour
(C) (Administrative or Others) Ecological Frameworks

5. Go for Linkages – Linkages in question below can be

e.g. Question-“In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise his level of incompetence.” Comment.

Linkages-
(a) Training and Employee
(b) Training and Hierarchy
(c) Training and level of incompetence
(d) Training and Promotion

6. Update your answer with latest developments of Seminars/Conferences related to Public Administration, enrich your answers with the administrative committees reports –National and International and Journals of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA).

7. Use Diagram and Charts in your answer- It should be explained as per the requirements of the question.

NOTE-

  • ‘Thinking’ and ‘linking’ the whole syllabus/topics along with a proper sequence in any answer.

  • Practice a lots of tests from anywhere you get.

  • Identify the weak areas and focus accordingly.

  • Make a note of the mistakes that you make in the tests or interactive session and try to rectify them.

  • The examiner only expects you to write a simple logical answer with clarity.

  • Do not give long introduction this may lead to loss of focus and attraction of the examiner.The first sentence should have direct bearing of the question or statement. This is the sentence which contains context and key words both with statement-giver.

  • Before suggesting any cure take administrative feasibility test of your suggestion.

  • Write answers like brilliant graduate and not like a confused philosopher.

  • Use more quotes from thinkers to ‘certify’ your stand in the answer.

  • Don’t write General Studies answers for Public Administration Paper 2. Write Answer like a Public Administration student.

  • Always complete your answer with conclusion howsoever small or big you may write. Even if you have little time conclude beautifully.

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Suggested Reading Books for Public Administration (Paper - I):

Public Administration : Paper I Specific Books Chapter wise

  • Introduction -: New Horizons of Public Administration- Mohit Bhattacharya, Public Administration and Public Affairs- Nicholas Henry,

  • Administrative Thought - Administrative thinkers-Prasad and Prasad, Organisation and Management: A Critique of Western Theories- D. Gvishiani

  • Administrative Behaviour- Administrative thinkers-Prasad and Prasad, Managing organizational behavior - Paul Hersey & Kenneth Blanchard, Organisational behavior - Stephen P. Robbins

  • Organizations- Public administration in theory and practice - M.P. Sharma B.L Sadana and Harpreet Kaur

  • Accountability and control- Public administration in theory and practice - M.P. Sharma B.L Sadana and Harpreet Kaur

  • Administrative Law-: Administrative Law - Massey / M.P. Jain

  • Comparative Public Administration- Public administration a comparative perspective - Ferrel Heady or Comparative public administration – Ramesh K Arora

  • Development Dynamics- Social Theory Development Administration and Development Ethics- Mohit Bhattacharya

  • Personnel Administration: Personnel Administration in India- S.L. Goel, Public Personnel Administration- Glenn Stahl

  • Public Policy- Public Policy - R. K. Sapru

  • Techniques of Administrative Improvement- New Horizons of Public Administration- Mohit Bhattacharya

  • Financial Administration- Financial administration of India - M.J.K. Thavaray

Suggested Reading Books for Public Administration (Paper - II):

  • Second ARC Reports

  • Punchhi Commission recommendations

  • Yojana and Kurukshetra Magazine

  • Indian Administration – S R Maheswari

  • Indian Constitution - D.D. Basu (or) Pandey

  • IASEXAMPORTAL Public Administration Study Kit

Public Administration : Paper II Specific Books Chapter wise

  • Indian Public Administration – Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal

  • Evolution of Indian administration- Indian Public Administration – Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal, Administrative History of India (Vol. I, II and III) - B.N. Puri

  • Philosophical and constitutional framework of government: Indian Constitution - D.D. Basu, Indian Public Administration – Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal

  • Public sector undertakings- Public Sector Undertakings - R. K. Jain

  • Union government and administration- Central Administration - A. Avasthi

  • Plans and priorities- Indian Public Administration – Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal

  • State government and administration- State Administration - J.D. Shukla

  • District administration since independence- District administration -- S. S. Khera, District Administration -T.N. Chaturvedi

  • Civil services- Public administration in theory and practice - M.P. Sharma B.L Sadana and Harpreet Kaur

  • Financial management: Financial Administration in India - G.S. Lal

  • Administrative reforms since independence- Administrative Reforms- P.R. Dubbashi / S. R. Maheswari / G.E. Gaiden

  • Rural development- Local Government in India - S.R. Maheswari

  • Urban local government- Local Government in India - S.R. Maheswari

  • Law and order administration- - Law and Order Administration in India - K. K. Sharma, District Policing - K. J. Guha Roy

  • Significant issues in Indian administration- Public administration in theory and practice - M.P. Sharma B.L Sadana and Harpreet Kaur , IGNOU study material

References :

  • Administrative History of India (Vol. I, II and III) - B.N. Puri

  • Laxmikant's guide (for clearing conepts)

  • IGNOU Study Materials ( BA and MA)

  • IJPA articles on relevant topics

  • ICDEOL- Himachal Pradesh University Notes on Public Administration

  • The Hindu daily Newspaper

  • India Today Magazine

  • Reports on National Administrative Committee