Weekly Mains Exam 2014 Answer Writing Challenges- Public Administration - I (Module- IV)


Weekly Mains Exam 2014 Answer Writing Challenges- Public Administration- I (Module- IV)


The main idea behind Weekly Answer Writing Challenges is to make your exam preparation more result oriented. For this exam (UPSC Civil Services), just ‘reading’ is not enough. The most advantageous part of this writing exercise is to make your answer visible to everyone, someone may correct you if they find a mistake in your answer plus it must be also supported by our experts , you may see others answers also. It is free and definitely will improve your writing ability and marks in your final examination. Here all topics from syllabus will be covered.

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Module - IV

  • Personnel Administration: Importance of human resource development; Recruitment, training, career advancement, position classification, discipline, performance appraisal, promotion, pay and service conditions; employer-employee relations, grievance redressal mechanism; Code of conduct; Administrative ethics.

  • Public Policy: Models of policy-making and their critique; Processes of conceptualisation, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and review and their limitations; State theories and public policy formulation.

  • Financial Administration: Monetary and fiscal policies; Public borrowings and public debt Budgets - types and forms; Budgetary process; Financial accountability; Accounts and audit.

Challenge Questions for Paper - 1:

Questions

1Q. “If positions are the raw material of classification, the class is the operating unit.” Discuss.(200 words) 20 marks "Write Your Answer in below form"

2Q. Comment: ‘Public Administration consists of all those operations having for their purpose the fulfilment or enforcement of Public Policy.’ (200 words) 20 marks "Write Your Answer in below form"

3Q. “Public policy is what politics is about.” - Substantiate.(200 words) 20 marks "Write Your Answer in below form"

4Q. Discuss amendments made in All India Services (Conduct) Rules,1968 .(200 words) 20 marks "Write Your Answer in below form"

5Q. “Good economics and bad politics cannot coexist in a sound budgetary process.” Comment. (200 words) 20 marks "Write Your Answer in below form"

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