Speakers

Atul Garg

Director

Description

Ethics Module 2019

   

Programme Highlights

  • Classes will be taken by Mr. Atul Garg, who is known for providing one stop solution to all your problems related to ethics paper. He is the first teacher to start guiding candidates for ethics in 2013 and since then, has guided more than 5000 students. Almost every question in last five ethics paper (2013-2018) has directly come from classroom discussions and notes.
  • Syllabus covered: full GS Paper-IV + Governance topics from Paper-II.
  • Topics will be discussed as per the syllabus and requirement of exam.
  • Course will be completed in thirty classes, each of 2.5 hour duration.
  • Classes will be supplemented by printed material.
  • Around 50 case studies will be discussed comprehensively in the class.
  • Around 100 case studies will be provided with solutions to help students check their progress.
  • One to one discussions after class.
  • Classes have been organized in such a way that concepts are discussed first and then only complex things are explained.
  • Test series: The programme will include 5 Tests. Three will be topic wise and two will be comprehensive. These tests are flexible and can be given any time before mains exam.
  • Duration: around 35 days (counted from the day of first class)
  • Orientation Class will be Conducted on 20 Nov 2018 @ 2pm
Note: students can also merge Internal Security Module with this batch by paying Rs. 1000/- only.  
CLASS SCHEDULE
Class Number Topics to be Covered
Class 1     Unit 1: Ethics and Human Interface •         Basic concepts: beliefs, Values, Ethics, Morals, Attitude and Other Associated Terms. •         Essence of Ethics
Class 2       Unit 1: •         Determinants of Ethics •         Consequences of Ethics in Human Actions •         Dimensions of Ethics
Class 3     Unit 1: •         Ethics in Private and Public Relationships •         Role of Family, Society and Educational Institutions in Inculcating Values
Class 4     Unit 3: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service: •         Aptitude and Related Concepts. •         Values of Objectivity, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion Towards the Weaker Sections
Class 5   Unit 3: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service: •         Values of Integrity, Impartiality and Non-Partisanship, Dedication to Public Service.
Class 6     Unit 6: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: •         Status and Problems of Ethics •         Ethical Concerns in Government and Private Institutions
Class 7     Unit 6: •         Ethical Dilemmas in Government and Private Institutions •         Conflict of interest
Class 8     Unit 8: Case Studies on above issues •         Basic Concepts •         Discussion of Case Studies
Class 9 Unit 8: Case Studies on above issues •         Discussion of Case Studies
Class 10   Unit 8: •         Discussion of Case Studies
Class 11   Unit 2: Attitude: •         Content, Structure, Functions of Attitudes
Class 12     Unit 2: Attitude: •         Its influence and Relation with Thought and Behaviour •         Moral and Political Attitudes
Class 13     Unit 2: Attitude: •         Attitude formation and change •         Social influence and persuasion
Class 14       Unit 4: Emotional intelligence •         Concepts, and Their utilities •         Emotional Intelligence in Indian Context •         Application in Administration and Governance
Class 15     Unit 5: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. •         Moral philosophy in General •         Ancient Western Moral Philosophy
Class 16       Unit 5: •         Medieval Western Moral Philosophy •         Modern Western Moral Philosophy •         Contemporary Western Moral Philosophy
Class 17     Unit 5: •         Modern Western Moral Philosophy •         Contemporary Western Moral Philosophy
Class 18     Unit 5: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. •         Indian Moral Philosophy: Key Features •         Concept of Dharma: Vedic Period-Contemporary Meaning
Class 19         Unit 5: •         Bhagwat Gita •         Buddhism •         Jainism •         Brief Discussion on Sikhism and Islam
Class 20           Unit 7: Probity in Governance: •         Concept of Public Service •         Philosophical Basis of Governance and Probity Unit 1: Ethics and Human Interface •         Human Values – Lessons from the Lives and Teachings of Great Leaders, Reformers and Administrators •         Notes on Some Committed Indian Civil Servants
Class 21         Unit 6: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: •         Laws, Rules and Regulations as Sources of Ethical Guidance •         Conscience as Sources of Ethical Guidance •         Accountability and Ethical Governance •         Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance
Class 22   Unit 6: •         Ethical issues in International Relations and Funding
Class 23   Unit 6: •         Corporate Governance
Class 24         Unit 7: Probity in Governance: •         Information Sharing and Transparency in Government •         Right to Information •         Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct •         Citizen’s Charters
Class 25       Unit 7: •         Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct •         Work Culture •         Quality of Service Delivery
Class 26     Unit 7: •         Utilization of public funds •         Challenges of Corruption
Class 27 Case Studies Discussion
Class 28 Case Studies Discussion
Class 29 Case Studies Discussion
Class 30         Paper II: Remaining Topics from Governance •         Good Governance •         Importance of Civil Services in Democracy •         e-governance •         Important Bills and Acts