1. Ethics and Human Interface:
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.
Content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
3. Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
4. Emotional intelligence
Concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
5. Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
6. 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.
7. 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.
All the issues featuring in the news where ethical issues are involved will be discussed in special lectures.
Approximately 20-25 case studies will be covered in a detailed manner which will cover various types of cases involving ethical issues, principles, concerns, values etc.
GS 4 2020
GS 4 2021
Frequently Asked Questions
- The Course is divided into 3 parts:This includes all the topics that are mentioned in the Syllabus and are integral part of the Section A of the Ethics paper.This includes those topics which are picked up from the current scenario and involve questions of ethical concerns and dilemmas. This forms part of both the sections.Case studies
- This section will cover case studies which involve ethical issues and various courses of actions that are required to be taken in difficult situations. This forms the Section B of the Ethics paper
- For example: RTI vs OSA issue.
- Applied portion:
- Static portion
Our faculty for this course comprises of 3 teachers: – Krishna Sir, Shubham Sir, and Deepika ma’am.
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The structure of a Lecture follows a clear strategy – Introduction, Syllabus mapping, Background, issues, Pro and cons, recent developments if any, controversies if any, diagram, graph, data, Solutions, Way forward.
We clarify doubts of students through emails , Discussion board in platform, Chat option is provided in website and if nothing else; We are always a call away.
Yes. We devote 7-10 hours to make content for one topic. These are ready-made answers, which you just need to replicate in your exam sheet. We assure you that if you religiously follow our “GS 4” course, you will not be out of Best content writing for the GS 4. You will be fully prepared with this and confident to go write amazing answers in Mains.
Our Course speaks for itself. We provide you with the best content of concise details of the most relevant topics for UPSC Mains. It is not bulky material that is provided in offline classes for the crowd. It is the SYNOPTIC way learning designed by the Toppers for the Toppers
Our GS 4 approach is Synoptic way of learning which is reducing bulky material and compilations. Our content is easy to adapt and easy to learn.
“GS 4” for the UPSC Preparation 2020 comes with the validity till June 30, 2021.
“GS 4” for the UPSC Preparation 2021 comes with the validity till June 30, 2022.
After enrolling yourself in this course. You will get access through the Student Dashboard on our website.
This course is available in two mediums i.e. Hindi and English.
Yes, we provide you with PDF Notes of our course.
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Yes, our course “GS 4” is highly lucrative for the freshers because in the initial phase of preparation, freshers tend to deplete their precious preparation time in order to figure out what is important and not important in the UPSC perspective. We resolve this problem in our course.
Yes. Rather, this is extremely beneficial for working professionals in every way. As Working professional have their time constraints due to which they can only study which is most relevant in the UPSC perspective. This is what we provide in this course “GS 4”- the most relevant topics which are easy to adapt.
There is separate course available on our website for the Mains Answer writing. We have the best Mains test series which will ensure your speedy enhancement in mains answer writing.
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Yes, you can. You will be provided with the previous recorded lectures and pdf notes.
We clarify doubts of students through emails, Discussion support at student dashboard, the Chat option is provided on the website, and if nothing works; We are always a call away.