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Public Administration - 2002 - Main

-Paper I
Time Allowed : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 300
Candidates should attempt question 1 and 5 which are compulsory, and any three of the
remaining questions selecting at least one question from each section. The number of
marks carried by each question is indicated at the end of the question. .
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1. Answer any three of the following in not more than 2 words each! "2 # $ % &'
"a' (Though there are certain points of similarity between public and pri)ate
administration yet no pri)ate organi*ation can e)er be e#actly the name as a public one(.
+#amine.
"b' (Ci)il society e#ists to ensure that go)ernment does pro)ide good go)ernance.(
,iscuss.
"c' (-ublic corporations are not an end in themsel)es but an e#tension of the go)ernment
acti)ities designed to promote public welfare.( . /ubstantiate.
"d' (dicey was wrong not only in his concept of the rule of law, but he also o)erlooked
the significance of the administrati)e law(. . Comment.
2. ,escribe the e)olution of the discipline of public administration with special emphasis
on post . 101 de)elopments. "&'
$. +#plain the contribution of 2eorge +lton 3ayo to the de)elopment of the 4uman
relations school. 4ow did beha)ioral scientist modify his basic findings5 "&'
6. Compare Abraham 3aslow7s theory of moti)ation and 4erberg7s moti)ation.hygiene
theory. ,o you think that they are uni)ersally applicable5 8f so, why5 8f not, why not5
"&'
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5. Answer any three of the following in not more than 2 words each! "2 # $ % &'
"a' (,e)elopment administration is concerned with ma#imi*ing inno)ation for
de)elopment.( . ,iscuss.
"b' (-ublic policy is what politics is about(. . /ubstantiate.
"c' The doctrine of political neutrality and anonymity is no more rele)ant to modern ci)il
ser)ice.( . Comment.
"d' (Auditing in 2o)ernment is an e#ercise in post.mortem(. . +#amine.
&. Analy*e the constitutional political and operational dimensions of employer.employee
relations. 9hat are your suggestions to bring about a satisfactory relationship between
them5 "&'
1. 4ow did :red 9. ;iggs conceptuali*e the interactions between administration systems
and their en)ironment5 "&'
<. +#amine the go)ernment budget as an instrument of public policy and a local
legislati)e control5 "&'


PAP!& II
Time Allowed : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 300
Candidates should attempt question 1 and 5 which are compulsory, and any three of the
remaining questions selecting at least one question from each section. All questions carry
equal marks.

!"TI#$ - A
1. Comment on any three of the following in not more than 2 words each! "$ # 2 % &'
"a' (The )alue premises of our constitution in the era of global constitutionalism.(
"b' 8ndian federalism is described as federal in form but unitary in spirit.
"c' (;ural and urban de)elopment programs ha)e gained in importance, but
implementation has been a failure.(
"d' (The rule of public sector has been changing tremendously in the conte#t of
liberali*ation.
2. (after independence, despite the change in socio.economic and political milieu, the
basic features of colonial impact on administration continues to e#ist in our
administrati)e system.( Comment. "&'
$. "a' The central secretariat is a policy formulating, coordinating and super)isory agency
besides being the principal e#ecuti)e agency of the go)ernment.( . +#plain "$'
"b' (Collector is the representati)e of the state go)ernment in the district and also
represents public interest(. Comment "$'.
6. The role of local self.go)ernment in the state administration is of considerable
importance. +)aluate the statement in the conte#t of the 1$rd and 16th amendments
made. "&'.

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5. Comment on any three of the following in not more than 2 words each!
"a' (All indian ser)ice is an institution . is the result of history(.
"b' (The role of comptroller and auditor general is a limited one.(
"c' (=ational de)elopment council has )irtually become a super.cabinet and tries to
arrogate itself the functions of parliament.
"d' (-ublic undertakings no longer occupy commanding heights(.
&. (the machinery for welfare administration at the national and state le)el trickling down
to grassroots becomes meaningless in the conte#t of global constitutionalism. . ,iscuss
"&'
1. "a' (Culturally sanctioned )alues and symbols ha)e acted as important influencing
catalyst in administration(. +laborate "$'
"b' The problem of administrati)e impro)ement in india are longer and more comple#
than in any other country in the world(. Comment "$'
<. (9omen7s de)elopment programs of recent ha)e shifted from welfarist approach to
empowerment of women(. +laborate "&'.

Author! >athira)an >rishnamurthy /ource! www.kadira)an.com