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General Studies- 4 (GS 4 Websites PDF): Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude

As per the syllabus of UPSC General Studies 4 (GS4), the paper will include questions & case studies on following broad areas:

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Ethics and Human Interface


Syllabus:

  • Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics;
  • Ethics – in private and public relationships.
  • Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators;
  • Role of family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Attitude


Syllabus:

  • Attitude – Content, structure, function;
  • Influence and relation with thought and behaviour
  • Moral and political attitudes;
  • Social influence and persuasion.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Aptitude and Foundational values


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  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Emotional Intelligence


Syllabus:

  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Moral Thinkers


Syllabus:

  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Public Service Values


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  • Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 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.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Probity in Governance


Syllabus:

  • 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, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.

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GS 4 Websites-PDF for Case Studies


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