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HCS public administration optional question paper 2011 


HCS Mains-2011  Public Administration  Code-19

Time- 3 Hrs                                 M.M 150

Note:  Attempt five questions in all. All questions carry equal marks. Ques no, 1 is compulsory. Answer two questions from part-1 and two questions from part-2. The parts of the same question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to other questions. 

Q1. Write short notes on any four of the following:                                              (4*7.5= 30) 

(a) "The distinction between line and staff is relative rather than absolute". Discuss.

(b) "Training broadens the vision of the employees". Elaborate. 

(c) Write a note on Dicey's understanding of the Rule of Law 

(d) "Indian planning is highly centralized". Comment.

(e) "The functioning of the Public Sector has been changing tremendously in the context of liberalization". Comment.

(f) "Article 320 states that the Government shall consult the U.P.S.C. on certain specific matters". Comment.


Q2. Analyse McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y. Do you agree that McGregor's theories have become more relevant and more important ? Substantiate.(30)

Q3.  Outline the process of policy formulation and discuss the problems of policy implementation.  (30) 

Q4. Discuss performance budgeting, highlighting its merits, demerits and limitations.   (30) 


Q5. Describe the organization and working of the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Government of India and examine its role in the event of breakdown of constitutional machinery in a state (30) 

Q6.  Trace the origin of the Lokayukta plan and comment on its performance in the various states of India. (30)

Q7. Discuss various methods of control over public expenditure which are exercised by the Indian Parliament.       (30)