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GS- I

Indian Heritage and Culture

History

  • Ancient History of India
  • Medieval History of India
  • Modern History of India
  • Post Independence
  • World History

 

Geography of the World

Indian Society

  • Salient features of India
  • Effect of Globalization
  • Social Empowerment
  • Communalism, Regionalism & Secularism
  • Role of Women Organization
  • Population and its issues
  • Poverty and development
  • Urbanization and its issues

GS- II

Polity & Constitution

Governance

International Relations

GS- III

Economic Development

Agriculture

Biodiversity & Environment

Security

Disaster Management

GS- IV

Ethics and Human Interface

  • Essence, Determinants and Consequences
  • Dimensions of Ethics;
  • Ethics in Private and Public Relationships.

Human Values

  • Great Leaders or Reformers
  • Administrators
  • Role of Family Society and Educational Institutions

Attitude

  • Content, Structure, Function of Attitude
  • Influence of Attitude
  • Relation with thought and behaviour
  • Moral and Political Attitudes
  • Social Influence and Persuasion

Aptitude and Foundational Values

  • Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.

Emotional Intelligence

  • Concepts
  • Utilities and Application in Administration and Governance
  • Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World.

Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration

  • Status and Problems
  • Ethical Concerns and Dilemmas
  • Laws, Rules, Regulations and Conscience as Sources of Ethical Guidance
  • Accountability and Ethical Governance
  • Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance
  • Ethical Issues in International Relations and Funding
  • Corporate Governance

Probity in Governance

  • Concept of Public Service
  • Philosophical Basis of Governance and Probity
  • Information Sharing and Transparency in Government,
  • Right to Information,
  • Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct,
  • Citizen’s Charters,
  • Work Culture,
  • Quality of Service Delivery,
  • Utilization of Public Funds
  • Challenges of Corruption.

Case Studies on above issues

  • Case Studies