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IAS 2018: Ethics Integrity & Aptitude

By Manoj K. Jha

(Classroom & Live/Online Classes)

How to approach ethics for IAS Mains 2018, Session by Manoj K Jha

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

  • 5 Weeks Comprehensive Course
  • Complete Syllabus Coverage
  • Comprehensive Study Material
  • Daily Answer Writing Sessions
  • 5 Tests (2 Section A & 3 Case Study Tests)

BATCH DETAILS

Mains 2018: Ethics Classes

  • Batch Starts: 18th June, 2018
  • Batch Duration: 18th June - 18th July, 2018
  • Timing: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Monday-Thursday
  • Fee: Rs. 17,000/- (+ GST)

Procedure for Online Class

  • Students will be given user ID & password to access the live online classes on our website.
  • Account for live online classes will be activated within one working day of enrollment.
  • Classes will be conducted live as per the class schedule at our Delhi Centre.
  • In case you miss live class at the scheduled time, recorded video of the class will be available in your account just after the class is over.
  • Whole course can be accessed twice and will be active in your account till your Mains Exam.
  • Study material will be dispatched by courier within a week of enrollment.
  • For test series, tests will be uploaded in PDF format in your account. To write the test you have to download the PDF and after writing the test send us scan copy at testseries@iasscore.in for evaluation and evaluated test copy will be sent back to the students by email within 15 days after receiving the answer sheet.

Programme Approach

WHAT IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAMME?

This is a comprehensive programme that covers GS Mains Paper 4, a complete solution of 250 marks. Keeping in mind the last three years marks arithmetic in Mains, it is evident that still Paper - 4 has distinct place in the whole scheme of marks.

WILL IT COVER ALL THE UNITS OF SYLLABUS?

Question of Ethics paper is often open ended. To address it properly you need to design an extended topic list too. In this programme we have tried to do so. It will not only cover the syllabus but other related topics too. Regular classroom teaching will be supplemented by answer writing sessions.

WILL THERE BE ANY MATERIAL PROVIDED?

Yes. Every class will be supplemented with comprehensive study material based on syllabus for Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude.

WILL IT INCLUDE TESTS ALSO?

It will include 6 answer writing sessions & tests, case study sessions covering 100 + Case Studies and One Mock Test.

Session Plan

Unit 1

Ethics & Human Interface

  • Basic concept of ethics, morality and value
  • Determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions
  • Dimensions of ethics
  • Ethics in public life
  • Ethics in Economic Life
  • Nature of morality
  • Individual Personality and Value
  • Values and Skill
  • Freedom and Discipline
  • Duties and Rights
  • Holistic view of excellence
  • Affluence and Poverty
  • Egoism
  • Utilitarianism
  • Deontological Ethics
  • Virtue Ethics

Unit 2

Human Value & Thinkers

  • Human value & Socialization
  • Democratic values
  • Professional values
  • Role of ethical value in governance and society
  • Significance of value in civil services
  • Lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators
  • Role of family, Society and educational institutions in inculcating values
  • Value crisis in contemporary Indian society
  • Aesthetic values
  • Values in work life and professional ethics
  • Enlightened citizenship and democracy
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world

Unit 3

Attitude & Emotional Intelligence

  • Attitude: content, structure, function
  • Understanding self and personality
  • Self-esteem
  • Personal goals
  • Eternal happiness
  • Self regulation and self control
  • Positive traits
  • Leadership and professionalism
  • Virtue and strength of character
  • Altruism and pro-social behavior
  • Moral and political attitudes
  • Social influence
  • Persuasion
  • Emotional intelligence - concepts, and utilities
  • Emotional skills
  • Consequences of high and low EQ
  • EQ and managing human resource
  • EQ and leadership behavior
  • Emotional intelligence in administration

Unit 4

Administrative Ethics + Foundational Values for Civil Servant

  • Principle of public life and public standard
  • Ethics in administration
  • Foundational values for Civil Service
  • People first concept
  • Public Interest and Citizen Centric administration
  • Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship
  • Dedication to public service
  • Empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections
  • Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
  • Laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance

Unit 5

Ethical Governance

  • Probity in Governance
  • Philosophical basis of governance and probity
  • State of public service delivery in India
  • Information sharing and transparency in government
  • Right to Information
  • Citizen's Charters
  • Work culture

Corruption

  • Corruption in India: extent, dimension, and response
  • Corruption as a social evil
  • Probity in public life
  • Corrupt practice among civil servants and official misconduct
  • Exposing corruption: Civil Society initiatives and role of Whistleblower Act
  • Tackling corruption: Role of government and institutions of governance
  • Controlling corruption: Various approaches and efficacy

Corporate Governance

  • The economic man
  • Market and capitalism
  • Ethical choices in business
  • Corporate governance
  • Value in business management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
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Unit 6

Applied Ethics & Miscellaneous Topics

Courses & Fee Details

Programme Name Amount
Ethics Classes 2018 Rs. 17,000/- (+ GST)
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Kotak Mahindra Bank
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Current Account
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KKBK0000179
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