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CHAPTER :       1 Essay

CHAPTER :       2 Essay
CHAPTER :       3 Essay

CHAPTER :       4 Essay

CHAPTER –      5  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

CHAPTER-        6  Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 

CHAPTER-        7  History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redraw of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. - their forms and effect on the society. 

CHAPTER –         8 :  Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

CHAPTER- 9 :  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 

CHAPTER – 10 :  Effects of globalization on Indian society.

CHAPTER – 11 :  Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism

CHAPTER – 12 :  Salient features of world’s physical geography

CHAPTER – 13 :  Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
CHAPTER – 14 :  Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location - changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 
CHAPTER- 15 :  Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries. 
CHAPTER - 16 :  Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act
CHAPTER – 17:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 
CHAPTER – 18 :  Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders
CHAPTER – 19:  Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
CHAPTER – 20 :  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 
CHAPTER – 21 :  Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 
CHAPTER – 22 :  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential

citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 
CHAPTER – 23 :  Role of civil services in a democracy.
CHAPTER - 24 :  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
CHAPTER- 25 :  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
CHAPTER - 26 :  Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management. 
CHAPTER – 27 :  Land reforms in India
CHAPTER – 28 :  Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
CHAPTER – 29 :  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc.
CHAPTER – 30 :  Science and Technology - developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 
CHAPTER– 31 :  Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
CHAPTER : 32  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 
CHAPTER : 33  Disaster and disaster management
CHAPTER : 34  Linkages between development and spread of extremism
CHAPTER – 35  Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security

CHAPTER – 36  Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention. 
CHAPTER – 37  Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism
CHAPTER – 38  Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. 
CHAPTER : 39  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 
CHAPTER : 40  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behavior; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion
CHAPTER : 41  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
CHAPTER : 42  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance
CHAPTER : 43  Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world
CHAPTER : 44  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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