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Important Topics For Public Administration IAS Mains Exam 2019

Important Topics For Public Administration IAS Mains Exam 2019

Public Administration is a popular optional in Civil Services because if you opt for Public Administration then you will get definitely cutting edge in General Studies Mains and Essay Paper.

The best way is to cover first of all your 100% syllabus then from Mains examination perspective you have to focus some of the important topics. Here we are giving you some of the important topics from the perspective of Mains Examination 2019.

  1. Death of New Public Management
  2. Citizen Charter
  3. Wilson, Weber, Riggs, Barnard, Follet , Simon,Fox and Miller (Thinkers)
  4. Evolution and Present Status of the Discipline
  5. Post Weberian Debate
  6. Post Modern Public Administration
  7. Decision Making Theory
  8. Regulatory Authorities
  9. Right to Information
  10. Women and Development
  11. Article 370 and 35A
  12. Politics and Administration Dichotomy
  13. Ministry of Finance
  14. Ministry of Home Affairs
  15. Role of Bureaucracy in Democracy and Development
  16. Motivation and Morale, Herzber and Maslow theories of Motivation
  17. Participative Management
  18. PPP Model
  19. Social Audit
  20. Departments, Corporations, Companies
  21. Failure of Civil Society
  22. Values and Corruption
  23. Administrative Law Chapter
  24. Corporate social responsibility in the PSUs
  25. Administrative Ethics
  26. Performance Appraisal
  27. Digital Era Governance
  28. Monetary and Fiscal policies
  29. Audit and Accounts
  30. Civil Services : Discipline and Code of Conduct
  31. Role of Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  32. Rural Development Programs
  33. Municipal Governance: Finance and Problem Areas
  34. Reforms in Police
  35. Public Accounts Committee/ Estimates Committee
  36. Anti-development Thesis
  37. Strong State versus Market Debate
  38. MIS, PERT & CPM
  39. Evolution of Indian Administration Chapter
  40. Problems of autonomy, accountability and control
  41. Cabinet Secretariat/Central Secretariat
  42. Prime Minister's Office
  43. Good governance in Arthashastra
  44. 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment
  45. Union-State administrative, legislative and financial relations- Implication of GST
  46. Chief Secretary/Cabinet Secretary
  47. Changing role of District Magistrate in Development and Law and order
  48. Role of President / Governor
  49. Police-public relations
  50. Disaster management

NOTE :

  1. The first two chapters hold almost 35% of the marks for paper I .
  2. Evolution of Indian Administration, Centre/state/district administration and significant issues in Indian administration- prepare all these chapter of Paper II thoroughly .
  3. Read book ‘Administrative Thinkers by Prasad and Prasad’ maximum number of times.
  4. If you have another available option then you can avoid question from the chapter - Public Policy .
  5. Always try to frame your answer from the key words of your question. ‘Thinking’ and ‘linking’ the whole syllabus/topics along with a proper sequence in any answer.
  6. Practice a lots of tests from anywhere you get.
  7. Identify the weak areas and focus accordingly.
  8. Make a note of the mistakes that you make in the tests or interactive session and try to rectify them.
  9. The examiner only expects you to write a simple logical answer with clarity.
  10. 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.
  11. Before suggesting any cure take administrative feasibility test of your suggestion.
  12. Write answers like brilliant graduate and not like a confused philosopher.
  13. Use more quotes from thinkers to ‘certify’ your stand in the answer.
  14. Don’t write General Studies answers for Public Administration Paper 2. Write Answer like a Public Administration student.

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Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-8) for UPPSC Exam

Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-8) for UPPSC Exam

1. What is the percentage of forest in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) 13.13%
(b) 15.13%
(c) 16.13%
(d) 5.95%

2. In which is dolomite mineral used digging from Kajrahat at Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) To separate Bauxite from Copper
(b) To make Aluminium from Bauxite
(c) To mix in iron steel and to compensate heat.
(d) To make cement by mixing sand

3. What is the density of population in Uttar Pradesh according to 2011?

(a) 218
(b) 828
(c) 422
(d) 526

4. What is the percentage of rural population in Uttar Pradeesh as per 2011 census?

(a) 86.55%
(b) 74.25%
(c) 79.20%
(d) 77.72%

5. In which of the following year was NOIDA set up?

(a) 1970
(b) 1980
(c) 1972
(d) 1976
 

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उत्तर प्रदेश राज्य GK प्रश्न (सेट -8) for UPPSC Exam

1. उत्तर प्रदेश में मान्यता प्राप्त स्टॉक एक्सचेंज है ?

a. लखनऊ में
b. गाज़ियाबाद में
c. वाराणसी में
d. कानपुर में

2. उत्तर प्रदेश कितने संभाग में विभक्त है ?

a. 12
b. 15
c. 13
d. 18

3. उत्तर प्रदेश के जिले का सबसे बड़ा अधिकारी क्या कहलाता है ?

a. जिलाधिश
b. कानूनगो
c. तहसीलदार
d. आयुक्त

4. उत्तर प्रदेश की मंत्रीपरिषद किसके प्रति उत्तरदायी होती है ?

a. रायपाल के
b. विधान परिषद के
c. मुख्यमंत्री के
d. विधानसभा के

5. पुरे उत्तर प्रदेश को कुल कितने निवार्चन क्षेत्रो विभाजन किया गया है ?

a. 405
b. 450
c. 480
d. 404

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Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-7) for UPPSC Exam

Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-7) for UPPSC Exam

1. For which of the following is 'Kushinagar' famous in the state?

(a) Birth place of Buddha
(b) Mahaparinirvan of Buddha
(c) Enlightenment of Buddha
(d) None of these

2. At which of the following in the State has Nuclear Power House been constructed?

(a) Mirzapur
(b) Narora
(c) Kanpur
(d) Raebareilly

3. How many physical division can Uttar pradesh be divided?

(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 3
(d) 5

4. Which one of the following is not situated along the river Ganga?

(a) Jahangirabad
(b) Garhmukteshwar
(c) Fatehgarh
(d) Etawah

5. Uttar Pradesh can be divided into how many climate region on the basis of distribution of rainfall?

(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five

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उत्तर प्रदेश राज्य GK प्रश्न (सेट -7) for UPPSC Exam

उत्तर प्रदेश राज्य GK प्रश्न (सेट -7) for UPPSC Exam

1. उत्तर प्रदेश में अकबर की रानी जोधाबाई का महल कहाँ पर स्थित है ?

a. फ़तेहपुर सिकरी
b. फिरोजाबाद
c. आगरा
d. अकबराबाद

2. उत्तर प्रदेश के निम्नलिखित में से किस नगर में दयासलाई बनाने का कारखाना नहीं है ?

a. बरेली
b. इलाहाबाद
c. आगरा
d. सहारनपुर

3. उत्तर प्रदेश के किस जिले में त्रिवेदी स्ट्रक्चरल लिमिटेड कारखाना स्थित है?

a. मेरठ
b. रामपुर
c. कानपुर
d. इलाहाबाद

4. उत्तर प्रदेश में सीमेंट के कारखाने कहाँ पर स्थित है ?

a. नोएडा व साहिबाबाद
b. बरेलीरामपुर
c. मंसूरपुर व नवाबगंज
d. चुर्कडल्ला

5. उत्तर प्रदेश का सुक्षम यंत्र बनाने का प्रमुख औयोगिक केंद्र कौन-सा है ?

a. लखनऊ
b. हाथरस
c. कानपूर
d. गाज़ियाबाद

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BIHAR State GK Questions (Set-11) for BPSC Exam

BIHAR State GK Questions (Set-11) for BPSC Exam

Q.1 : इख्तयारुद्दीन बिन बख्तियार खिलजी ने बिहार पर एक सफल आक्रमण कब किया था ?

(a) 1290 ई. में
(b) 1192 ई. में
(c) 1256 ई. में
(d) 1203 ई. में

Q.2 : बिहार के किस स्थान पर भगवान बुद्ध के ज्ञान प्राप्त हुआ था ?

(a) चिरांद
(b) लिच्छावि
(c) राजग्रह
(d) बोधगया

Q.3 : उत्तर नवपाषाण काल से सम्बन्धित सामग्री बिहार के किस स्थान से मिली है ?

(a) वैशाली
(b) चिरांद (सारण)
(c) बक्सर
(d) सोनपुर

Q.4 : बिहार में किसको "बिहार शरीफ" कहते है ?

(a) वैशाली को
(b) पाटलिपुत्र को
(c) उदंतपुरी को
(d) बोधगया को

Q.5 : बिहार में भारतीय संस्कृति और सभ्यता के विकास के प्रमुख स्तम्भ कहे जाते थे ?

(a) अंग व वैशाली
(b) मगध
(c) मिथिला
(d) उपरोक्त सभी

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Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-6) for UPPSC Exam

Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-6) for UPPSC Exam

1. Which of the following cities of Uttar Pradesh is known as Kranti Natar?

(a) Meerut
(b) Kanpur
(c) Ballia
(d) Lucknow

2. What is the percentage of rainfal in rainy season in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) 65-70%
(b) 70-75%
(c) 75-80%
(d) 90-95%

3. In which area of the State are tropical- moist deciduous forest found?

(a) 50 to 75 cm rain area
(b) 75 to 100 cm rain area
(c) 100 to 150 cm rain area
(d) 150 to 200 cm rain area

4. In which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh are maximum minerals found?

(a) Mirzapur
(b) Sonbhadra
(c) Agra
(d) Kushi-Nagar

5. At present how many district are there in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) 66
(b) 67
(c) 68
(d) 75

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उत्तर प्रदेश राज्य GK प्रश्न (सेट -6) for UPPSC Exam

1. उत्तर प्रदेश में प्रसिद्ध बुलंददरवाज़ा कहाँ स्थित है ?

a. फतेहपुर सिकरी
b. लखनऊ
c. जौनपुर
d. आगरा

2. उत्तर प्रदेश में चौखंडी स्तूप कहाँ स्थित है ?

a. इलाहाबाद
b. गोरखपुर
c. कोशाम्बी
d. सारनाथ

3. उत्तर प्रदेश में अयोध्या में स्थित शिलालेख किस काल का है ?

a. मौर्यकाल
b. गुप्तकाल
c. शुंगकाल
d. कुषाणकाल

4. उत्तर प्रदेश में मुग़लकालीन लाल किला कहाँ पर स्थित है ?

a. कानपूर
b. लखनऊ
c. फतेहपुर सिकरी
d. आगरा

5. उत्तर प्रदेश के मथुरा नगर में किस शासक का स्तम्भ लेख स्थित है ?

a. कनिष्क
b. समुन्द्रगुप्त
c. अशोक
d. बिन्दुसार

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Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-5) for UPPSC Exam

Uttar Pradesh State GK Questions (Set-5) for UPPSC Exam

1. In which region of Uttar Pradesh is copper alloy found?

(a) Singaroli-Mirzapur
(b) Kajarahat-Mirzapur
(c) Kajigarh-Almora
(d) Sonari-Lalitpur

2. Acording to area which is the smallest district of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Ghaziabad
(b) Rampur
(c) Lucknow
(d) Sant Ravi Das Nagar

3. Which of the following university in Uttar Pradesh declared as a Central?

(a) Aligarh Muslim University
(b) I. I. T. Roorkee
(c) Banaras Hindu University
(d) Allahabad University

4. In which one of the following is the reputed M.B.A. institute situated?

(a) Varanasi
(b) Allahabad
(c) Agra
(d) Lucknow

5. At present what is the area of Uttar Prades ?

(a) 2,40,928 Square km.
(b) 2,36,286 Square km.
(c) 1,13,454Squarekm.
(d) 3,25,425 Squarekm

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उत्तर प्रदेश राज्य GK प्रश्न (सेट -5) for UPPSC Exam

1. उत्तर प्रदेश में काकोरी यंत्र कांड कब हुआ ?

a. 9 जुलाई 1925
b. 16 फ़रवरी 1925
c. 15 अगस्त 1925
d. 25 अगस्त 1925

2. उत्तर प्रदेश में चन्दावार का प्रसिद्ध युद्ध कब हुआ था ?

a. 1194 ई.
b. 1205 ई.
c. 1188 ई.
d. 1199 ई.

3. उत्तर प्रदेश में खानवा का प्रसिद्ध युद्ध कब हुआ था ?

a. 1529 ई.
b. 1554 ई.
c. 1527 ई.
d. 1524 ई.

4. उत्तर प्रदेश के आगरा नगर पर बाबर ने कब अधिकार किया ?

a. 1529 ई.
b. 1526 ई.
c. 1530 ई.
d. 1522 ई.

5. उत्तर प्रदेश में सामूगढ़ का प्रसिद्ध युद्ध कब हुआ था ?

a. 1605 ई.
b. 1627 ई.
c. 1658 ई.
d. 1650 ई.

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Q1. Critically comment on the following in about 150 words each, focusing on the context : 10x5=50 marks

(a) In the nightmare of the dark
All the dogs of Europe bark.
And the living nations wait
Each sequestered in its hate.
(W.H. Auden) 10 marks

(b) With an alien people clutching their gods.
I should be glad of another death,
(T.S. Eliot) 10 marks

(c) The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
(W.B Yeats) 10 marks

(d) Yet still they leave us holding wretched stalks
Of disappointment, for, though nothing balks
Each big approach, leaning with brasswork prinked
Each rope distinct.
(Philip Larkin) 10 marks

(e) And he left us
A changed mother
And more than
One annual ritual.
(A.K. Ramanujan) 10 marks

Q2. Answer the following:
(a) Auden's The Shield of Achilles is a critique of contemporary culture. Elucidate. 15 marks
(b) Comment on the ending of Look Back in Anger. Does it look like being where we started or, is there indeed a hopeful note ? 15 marks
(c) The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock epitomizes the frustrations and inertia of the modern cra, Justify the statement. 20 marks

Q3. Answer the following:
(a) Explicate the significance of symbols used by Yeats with reference to the poems, Easter 1976, The Second Coming and Byzantium. 15 marks
(b) "Larkin combines wistful sadness, amusement, respect for the commonplace and a deep compassion." Discuss with reference to some of his poems. 15 marks
(c) "The central weakness of Modernism is that in its pursuit of a more complex sense of reality it fails in coherence." Do you agree ? Justify your answer with some illustrations from twentieth century poetry and drama. 20 marks

Q4. Answer the following:
(a) Beckett called Waiting for Godot a 'tragicomedy. Do you agree with this classification ? If not, how would you classify the play? 15 marks
(b) "It is the synthesis of Ramanujan's perception of the external world with the world of his inner imaginative response which lends an extraordinary meaning to his poems." Discuss with reference to the poems prescribed for study. 15 marks
(c) Do you find the angry young man, Jimmy Porter's attitude towards the society credible ? Is it fully worked out and resolved in the drama ? Give reasons for your answer. 20 marks

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