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Ethics Daily answer writing schedule for the months of June and July 2020

Ethics writing programme 

Daily answer writing schedule for The months of June and July 2020

General Studies-IV

Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude

This paper will include questions to test the candidates’ attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society.

The following broad areas will be covered within two months.

June 1st – June 5th 

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, Determinants and Consequences of Ethics in – Human Actions; Dimensions of Ethics; 

( basic theory questions from ethics will be asked) 

8th June – 9th June 

  • Ethics – in Private and Public Relationships. 

10th June- 11th June 

  • Human Values – key human values 

12th June – 16th June 

  • Lessons from the Lives and Teachings of Great Leaders, Reformers and Administrators; 

17th June 

  • Role of Family Society and Educational Institutions in Inculcating Values.

18th June 

  • Attitude: Content, Structure, Function;

19th June 

  • its Influence and Relation with Thought and Behaviour; 

22nd June 

  • Moral and Political Attitudes; 

23rd June 

  • Social Influence and Persuasion.

24th -25th June 

  • Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, 

26th June 

  • Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.

29th -30th June 

  • Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, and their Utilities and Application in Administration and Governance.

1st – 8th July 

  • Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World.

9th July 

  • Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration: Status and Problems; 

10th July 

  • Ethical Concerns and Dilemmas in Government and Private Institutions; 

13th July 

  • Laws, Rules, Regulations and Conscience as Sources of Ethical Guidance;

14th July 

  • Accountability and Ethical Governance;

15th July 

  • Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance;

16th July 

  • Ethical Issues in International Relations and Funding; 

17th July 

  • Corporate Governance.

20th July 

  • Probity in Governance:

21st July 

  • Concept of Public Service; 

22nd July 

  • Philosophical Basis of Governance and Probity; 

23rd July 

  • Information Sharing and Transparency in Government, Right to Information, 

24th July 

  • Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct,

27th July 

  • Citizen’s Charters,

28th July 

  • Work Culture,

29th July 

  • Quality of Service Delivery, 

30th July 

  • Utilization of Public Funds,

31st July 

  • Challenges of Corruption.