Study Kit Of Public Administration Mains For Punjab Public
Our PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STUDY KIT for Punjab PCS is a very detailed and
pinpointed analysis of every topics and sub-topics. No core definitions,
sub-topics and inherent points is missing in our PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STUDY KIT
. Notes are presented in pointwise form and for more clarity diagrams and charts
are given at appropriate places.
NOW THE QUESTION IS……
HOW WE ARE BETTER THAN OTHERS ?
Because we covered syllabus 100 % in our PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STUDY KIT
for Punjab PCS and its very genuine and authentic.
1OO PERCENT COVERAGE OF SYLLABUS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
PAPER – I
Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration; Wilson’s vision of
Public Administration; Evolution of the discipline and its present status; New
Public Administration; Public Choice approach; Challenges of liberalization,
Privatisation, Globalisation; Good Governance: concept and application; New
2. Administrative Thought:
Scientific Management and Scientific Management movement;
Classical Theory; Weber’s bureaucratic model—its critique and post-Weberian
Developments; Dynamic Administration (Mary Parker Follett); Human Relations
School (Elton Mayo and others); Functions of the Executive (C.I. Barnard);
Simon’s decision-making theory; Participative Management (R. Likert, C.Argyris,
3. Administrative Behaviour:
Process and techniques of decision-making; Communication; Morale; Motivation
Theories—content, process and contemporary; Theories of Leadership: Traditional
Theories—systems, contingency; Structure and forms: Ministries and
Departments, Corporations, Companies, Boards and Commissions; Ad hoc and
advisory bodies; Headquarters and Field relationships; Regulatory Authorities;
5. Accountability and control:
Concepts of accountability and control; Legislative, Executive and Judicial
control over administration; Citizen and Administration; Role of media, interest
groups, voluntary organizations; Civil society; Citizen’s Charters; Right to
Information; Social audit.
6. Administrative Law:
Meaning, scope and significance; Dicey on Administrative law; Delegated
legislation; Administrative Tribunals.
7. Comparative Public Administration:
Historical and sociological factors affecting administrative systems;
Administration and politics in different countries; Current status of
Comparative Public Administration; Ecology and administration; Riggsian models
and their critique.
8. Development Dynamics:
Concept of development; Changing profile of development
administration; ‘Antidevelopment thesis’; Bureaucracy and development; Strong
state versus the market debate; Impact of liberalisation on administration in
developing countries; Women and development—the self-help group movement.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. Techniques of Administrative Improvement:
Organisation and methods, Work study and work management; e-governance and
information technology; Management aid tools like network analysis, MIS, PERT,
12. Financial Administration:
Monetary and fiscal policies; Public borrowings and public debt Budgets-
types and forms; Budgetary process; Financial accountability; Accounts and
PAPER - II
Indian Administration :
1. Evolution of Indian Administration:
Kautilya’s Arthashastra; Mughal administration; Legacy of British rule in
politics and administration—Indianization of public services, revenue
administration, district administration, local self-government.
2. Philosophical and Constitutional framework of Government:
Salient features and value premises; Constitutionalism; Political culture;
Bureaucracy and democracy; Bureaucracy and development.
3. Public Sector Undertakings:
Public sector in modern India; Forms of Public Sector Undertakings; Problems
of autonomy, accountability and control; Impact of liberalization and
4. Union Government and Administration:
Executive, Parliament, Judiciary—structure, functions, work
processes; Recent trends; Intragovernmental relations; Cabinet Secretariat;
Prime Minister’s Office; Central Secretariat; Ministries and Departments;
Boards; Commissions; Attached offices; Field organizations.
5. Plans and Priorities:
Machinery of planning; Role, composition and functions of the
Planning Commission and the National Development Council; ‘Indicative’ planning;
Process of plan formulation at Union and State levels; Constitutional Amendments
(1992) and decentralized planning for economic development and social justice.
6. State Government and Administration:
Union-State administrative, legislative and financial relations; Role of the
Finance Commission; Governor; Chief Minister; Council of Ministers; Chief
Secretary; State Secretariat; Directorates.
7. District Administration since Independence:
Changing role of the Collector; Union-state-local relations; Imperatives of
development management and law and order administration; District administration
and democratic decentralization.
8. Civil Services:
Constitutional position; Structure, recruitment, training and
capacity-building; Good governance initiatives; Code of conduct and discipline;
Staff associations; Political rights; Grievance redressal mechanism; Civil
service neutrality; Civil service activism.
9. Financial Management:
Budget as a political instrument; Parliamentary control of public
expenditure; Role of finance ministry in monetary and fiscal area; Accounting
techniques; Audit; Role of Controller General of Accounts and Comptroller and
Auditor General of India.
10. Administrative Reforms since Independence:
Major concerns; Important Committees and Commissions; Reforms in financial
management and human resource development; Problems of implementation.
11. Rural Development:
Institutions and agencies since independence; Rural development programmes:
foci and strategies; Decentralization and Panchayati Raj; 73rd Constitutional
12. Urban Local Government:
Municipal governance: main features, structures, finance and problem areas;
74th Constitutional Amendment; Global-local debate; New localism; Development
dynamics, politics and administration with special reference to city management.
13. Law and Order Administration:
British legacy; National Police Commission; Investigative
agencies; Role of central and state agencies including paramilitary forces in
maintenance of law and order and countering insurgency and terrorism;
Criminalisation of politics and administration; Police-public relations; Reforms
14. Significant issues in Indian Administration :
Values in public service; Regulatory Commissions; National Human Rights
Commission; Problems of administration in coalition regimes;
Citizen-administration; inter—face; Corruption and administration Disaster
WHAT YOU WILL GET IN THIS STUDY KIT:
Public Administration (Paper I and Paper
II) - Printed Reading Material covering whole syllabus (No need of book
reading is required thereafter)
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 diagrams and charts.
Online membership of Public
Administration Course for helping you to learn writing skills.
Price of the Kit:
The price of our Study Kit for Public Administration is Rs.
2500, including courier charges.
- Firstly to cover 100% civil service main examination (IAS) syllabus.
- Secondly to compile all the required study materials in a single place,
So to save the precious time of the aspirants.
- You will Get all booklets in Hard Copy Format.
- Study Kit will be delivered to your postal Address after payment
- After dispatching your kit we will provide you a courier tracking
- For any help we will provide Telephonic & Email Support to the
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COURSE DIRECTOR-PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION