Public Administration

Public Administration RAS Mains 2018

This page has posts to cover Public Administration Syllabus of RAS Mains GS Paper 3.

Public Administration in RAS Mains

  • Meaning and Scope
  • Importance
  • Role in developed & developing societies.
  • Evolution of Public-Administration as a discipline.
  • New public administration.
  • Theories of public-administration.


  • Principles of Organization
  • Hierarchy
  • Span of control
  • Unity of command


  • Concepts of power, authority, legitimacy, responsibility and delegation.
  • Functions of management, Corporate governance and social responsibility
  • New dimensions of public management, management of change.

Personnel Administration:

Development Administration

  • Development Administration: Meaning, Scope and Characteristics.

Citizen And Administration

  • Legislative control over administration.
  • Judicial control over administration.
    • PIL’s
  • Good Governance: