PSC Chhattisgarh Prelims - Public Administration Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
This section provides the syllabus of Public Administration for Chhattisgarh PSC Examination.

1. Introduction - Meaning scope and significance of public administration; Private and Public Administration; Evolution of Public Administration as a discipline.

2. Theories and Principles of Administration - Scientific management. Bureaucratic Model; Classical Theory; Human Relations. The Principle of Hierarchy; Unity of Command : Span of Control; Authority and Responsibility; Coordination; Delegation; Supervision; Line and Staff.

3. Administrative Behaviour - Decision Making Leadership theories, Communication, Motivation.

4. Personnel Administration
- Role of Civil Service in developing Society; Position Classification; Recruitment; Training; Promotion;Pay and Service Condition Neutrality and Anonymity.

5. Financial Administration - Concept of Budget; Formulation and execution of budget; Accounts and Audit.

6. Control over Administration - Legislative Executive and Judicial Control. Citizen and Administration.

7. Central Administration in India : The President; The Prime Minister as Real Executive Central Secretariat; Cabinet Secretariat; Planning Commission; Finance Commission; Controller and Auditor General of India; Major Patterns of Public Enterprises.

8. Civil Service in India -  Recruitment of all India and Central Services; Union . Public Service Commission. Training of I.A.S. and I.P.S.; Generalists and specialists ; Relations with the political Executive.

9. Sate, District and Local Administration in Chhattisgarh - Governor; Chief Minister; Secretariat; Chief Secretary; Directorates; Role of District Collector in revenue, law and order and development administration; Panchayati Raj : Urban local Government , Main Features; Structure and problem areas.
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