Archives : January, 2017

Dimensions of Ethics

Table of contents Essence and consequences of Ethics Dimensions of ethics Lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators Role of family, society and educational institutions

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Attitude and Aptitude

Table of contents Aptitude Attitude: Structure & Function Social influence and persuasion AptitudeRAG Topics   Red Amber Green   IQ Definition of skill   Talent   Aptitude vs Attitude Quick

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Foundational Values

Foundational values for Civil Service Previous year questions How do the virtues of trustworthiness and fortitude get manifested in public service? Explain with examples (150 words) (2015) “Integrity without knowledge

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence Previous year questions What is ’emotional intelligence’ and how can it be developed in people? How does it help an individual in taking ethical decisions? (2013) RAG Topics

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Ethics in PubAd

Table of contents Status and problems Ethical concerns and dilemmas Laws, rules, regulations Accountability and ethical governance Strengthening ethical values in governance Ethics & international relations Corporate governance Status and

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Probity in Governance

Table of contents Probity & Concept of public service Right to Information Codes of Ethics and Conduct Work culture Citizen’s Charters & Quality of service delivery Utilization of public funds

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Case Study: Truth vs Loyalty

Case Studies on above issues Truth vs. loyalty which pits personal honesty and integrity against promise-keeping and obligations to others Previous year questions You are working as an Executive Engineer

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Case Study: Long term impact

Short-term vs. long-term Which pits the real concerns of the present weighed against investment for the future.   Previous year questions  A private company is known for its efficiency, transparency

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Case Study: Justice vs Mercy

Justice vs. mercy Which pits the fair and equal application of rules for everyone against compassion for the individual and the merits of a particular situation or case.   Previous

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Case study: Honesty vs Effy

Previous year questions One of the scientists working in the R&D laboratory of a major pharmaceutical company discovers that one of the company’s bestselling veterinary drugs has the potential to

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Case Study: Changing Attitude

Previous year questions You are recently posted as district development officer of a district. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district

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Case Study: Distress sharing

Previous year questions There is a disaster prone state having frequent landslides, forest fires, cloudbursts, flash floods and earthquakes, etc. Some of these are seasonal and often unpredictable. The magnitude

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Case Study: Consequences

Previous year questions Suppose you are the CEO of a company that manufactures specialized electronic equipment used by a government department. You have submitted your bid for the supply of

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Indian Economy

Table of contents Finance Trade Black Money Planning and Economic Policies Employment Inclusive growth FinancePrevious year questions Craze for gold in Indians have led to a surge in import of

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Government Budgeting

Government BudgetingPrevious year questions Women empowerment in India needs gender budgeting. What are the requirements and status of gender budgeting in the Indian context? (2016) What are the reasons for

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Agro economy

Table of contents Cropping Pattern Irrigation Agri-Marketing Agri-Tech Agri-Finance Land reforms Cropping PatternPrevious year questions In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made

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Food security

Table of contents Food security and PDS Subsidies Animal rearing Food processing Food Security and PDS Previous year questions Food security bill is expected to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in

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Industrial Policy

Table of contents Liberalization (FDI) Industrial Policy Supply Chain Management Liberalization (FDI) Previous year questions Justify the need for FDI for the development of the Indian economy. Why there is

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Infrastructure and Investment

Table of contents Energy Roads/Waterways/Ports Railways & Airlines Investment models EnergyPrevious year questions Give an account of the current status and the targets to be achieved pertaining to renewable energy

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Science and technology

Table of contents Innovation Indians in S&T & Indigenization New technology & general awareness   InnovationPrevious year questions What do you understand by the term “Innovation”? Discuss the need for

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