(Download) IAS (Main) Public Administration Comprehensive Paper-I : 2011

Union Public Service Commission
IAS Main
Public Administration Comprehensive Paper - I

1. Comment on any Three of the following questions in not more than 200 words each: 20 × 3 = 60 Marks
(a) Comment: “Market emerges as the new god to reorder both domestic and international economy”.
(b) Comment: “New Public Management, an antithesis approach to Development Administration.”
(c) Comment: “Role of Mass Media in promoting accountability and Control”.
(d) Comment: “ The public-private partnership model has emerged as the favoured model of project execution in India”.

2. Write short notes on the following: 15 × 4 = 60 Marks
(a) Public-Private dichotomy
(b) Environment and Organisation
(c) Matrix Organisation
(d) The Garbage Can Model

3. Discuss the development of regulatory commissions and case for and against its independence. 60 Marks

4. What do you mean by Participative Management? Critically examine the various proponents of Participative Management theory. 60 Marks

5. Comment on any Three of the following questions in not more than 200 words each: 20 × 3 = 60 Marks
(a) Comment: “Development here implies the effort for the transformation of an unequal ,unjust, socio-economic system into a system which is capable of restoring the dignity and self-respect of everyman”.
(b) Comment: “Anti-development thesis basically stems out from F W Riggs‘s diffraction idea.”
(c) Comment: “There is no empirical evidence tosuggest a causal relationship between a balanced polity and superior administrative performance.”
(d) Comment: “Policy science,which is emerging as a separate field,is encountering many problems, hindering its growth”.

6. From Macaulay committee to Y K Alagh committee discuss the evolution of recruitment policy and selection methods in Civil services examinations in India. 60 Marks

7. Write short notes on the following: 15 × 4 = 60Marks
(a) Critical Path Method
(b) Postmodernism and Public Administration
(c) E-Government Vs. E-Governance
(d) Women and development

8. Discuss the nature, scope and significance of Public Policy,and gaps and problems in Public Policy Implementation, and approaches and techniques of Policy Monitoring and Policy Evaluation. 60 Marks

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