Public Administration Answer Writing for IAS Mains 2017 by Ashutosh Pandey
5 Pre Classes
Total 9 Tests: 7 Sectional & 2 Mock Test
Elaborate discussions followed after the test
Detailed Model Answer hints
Copy correction strictly by faculty only
One-to-one discussion after copy evaluation
Flexible timings for classroom & online students
Online support for all students
Pub Ad Test Series
Test Starts: 15th July, 2017
Number of Tests: 9
Pre Class Timings: 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Test Timings: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Test Discussion: Same Day 12:15 PM Onwards
Fees: Rs. 9,000/- (+ GST)
Procedure for Online Test
You will get a login id and a password to access your account on the website. Test will be available on the scheduled date in your account in pdf format.
Evaluated answer sheets with proper feedback, comment, and guidance along with the paper analysis based on difficulty level & nature of questions will be sent back to students by email within 15 days after receiving the answer sheet.
Detailed model answers' hint along with supplementary information on the topics asked in tests will be provided.
Evaluation will be based on micro-performance analysis of students.
Video session of the post-test discussion would also be provided along with the model answers' hint.
Online-Classroom Flexi Format
Flexible module for aspirants joining classroom test or online test.
Tests can be taken after the schedule date too.
Classroom students can write the test on every any day between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.at our centre after the scheduled date.
Discussion video access will be provided to them on the website.
Online students, if in Delhi, can write the test at our centre and attend the discussion session.
Integrated ranking can only be provided for the top 100 students among those, who take test on the schedule date.
Evaluated test paper will be given back within 15 days of receiving the test.
Toppers' softcopy will be provided in your account on our website.
PAPER - I
Pre Class 1: 10 July, 2017
For Test No. 1 & 2
Test 1: 15 July, 2017
Unit-I : Introduction
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 Public Management.
Unit-II : Administrative Thought
Scientific Management and Scientific Management movement.
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, D. McGregor).
New Public Management.
Test 2: 22 July, 2017
Unit-III : Administrative Behaviour
Process and techniques of decision-making.
Motivation Theories – content, process and contemporary.
Theories of Leadership.
Traditional and Modern.
Unit-IV : Organisations
Theories – systems, contingency.
Structure and forms: Ministries and Departments.
Corporations, Companies, Boards and Commissions.
Ad hoc and advisory bodies.
Headquarters and Field relationships.
Public - Private Partnerships
Pre Class 2: 24 July, 2017
For Test No. 3 & 4
Test 3: 29 July, 2017
Unit-V : Accountability and Control
Legislative, Executive and Judicial control over administration.
Citizen and Administration.
Role of media, interest groups, voluntary organizations .
Right to Information.
Unit-VI : Administrative Law
Meaning, scope and significance.
Dicey on Administrative law.
Unit-VII : 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.
Test 4: 5 August, 2017
Unit-VIII : Development at Administration
Concept of development.
Changing profile of development administration.
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.
Unit-IX : 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.
Unit-X : 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, CPM.
Unit-XI : Personnel Administration
Importance of human resource development.
Recruitment, training, career advancement, position classification, discipline, performance appraisal, promotion, pay and service conditions.