(Download) IAS (Main) Public Administration Optional Paper-IV : 2011

Union Public Service Commission
IAS Main
Public Administration Optional Paper - IV

1. Comment on any Three of the following questions in not more than 200 words each: 20 × 3 = 60 Marks
(a) Comment: “Executive control over administration is much more real.”
(b) Comment: “The basic question in the relationship between political and permanent executives is the separation of facts and values at the operational level.”
(c) Comment: Recruitment is the backbone of Public Administration.
(d) Comment: Civil Service neutrality is thing of past.

2. To what extent has the human relations movement contributed to the knowledge and practice within the field of personnel administration? 60 Marks

3. Describe the methods by which the Public Accounts Committee and the Estimates Committee control administration. 60 Marks

4. Examine the government budget as an instrument of public policy and a tool of legislative control. 60 Marks

5. Comment on any Three of the following questions in not more than 200 words each: 20 × 3 = 60 Marks
(a) Auditing in Government is an exercise in post-mortem.Comment.
(b) Whitleyism represents a typical British response to Trade Unionism by Public Servants. Comment.
(c) The entire process of development and nation  building hinges on the effectiveness of administrative reforms. Comment.
(d) The budget is an instrument of Coordination. Comment.

6. Bring out the importance of O & M. Do you think that there should be a separate O & M organization? 60 Marks

7. Analyse the constitutional ,political and operational dimensions of employer –employee relations. What are your suggestions to bring about a satisfactory relationship between them? 60 Marks

8. Explain the principles involved in the preparation of budget. Asses the scope of budgetary techniques in financial management. 60 Marks

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