GS 4 Mains: (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)- Download UPSC Mains Materials

1. Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions;dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.

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2. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role offamily, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

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3. Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

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

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

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7. 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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8. 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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9. Case Studies on above issues.

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