Hindi novel books free download pdf Administration optional notes for the benefit of future aspirants. Role of NGO, Pressure Grp.
Anshul Kumar has secured rank 293 in UPSC Civil services exam 2015. What’s your optional subject and why did you chose it and not something else? In 2012 ,there were lot of selections from PA . There was a wave of PA success , accentuated by Sir Prince Dhawan’s exceptional marks in PA. A decision UPSC made me regret later by the step motherly treatment shown to this optional back to back in 2013,2014 and not so good performance even in 2015. I found it very interesting.
Learning about the thinkers ,their novel ideas , new theories on administrative behavior . I never felt tired or bored of reading it . Problem of Sunk cost-à I invested so much in PA , that I found it difficult to let go. In 2013 and 2014 my public admin marks were relatively good . If a new player wants to pick this subject, would you advice for it or against it? Public Administration seems to be advising against pub.
Only if you are die hard fan of public administration theories and thinkers , only than you take it . I would suggest , go for a technical subject like Maths ,Engineering . Just look at stats , in 2015 the highest is 267 while average about 210 while in maths it may be more average of selected candidates is more than 250 . Whatever comments you’ve for a particular book e. My base in Paper 1 was Mohanty sir’s class notes . Whenever he covered a topic I left 3 pages after it . Here I added my personal notes added from different sources .
Read the Critical analysis part especially on every thinker. OR can one simply rely on the books and be done with this subject? In paper 1, there was limited use of web . I used it particularly to bring clarity on new topics like post modernism , new theories . In paper 2 , I relied extensively on Current Affairs . I used to update my notes with current affairs on every topic . When reading Governor , I will search what were important news related to Governors office in last year, its possible questions.
How many months did it take to finish the core optional syllabus? It takes around 4 months to finish the core syllabus of Public Admin . To score in Public admin however , you require an edge because competition is more and questions are tough . So you need to broaden and deepen your understanding of the subject and this may take time . First you should learn by heart the basic ideas or theories and only than go deeper . For 3 times I wrote mains , I added some new things in my notes in each attempt .
This is to enrich your answer. But this requires time and maturity in the subject . So be patient ,strengthen basics first and if time is there work on enriching it. Toppers notes and study material.