Hello aspirants .
How’s your preparation is going on . Let’s discuss about ethics syllabus in GS Paper 4 and its utility for civil servants.
UPSC GS Paper 4 Ethics
WHAT IS ETHICS
Ethics deals with human character and conduct specially about quality of behavior on the basis of established standard .The term ETHICS has been derived from the greek word ETHICOS which means’ arising out of habits ‘.
SYLLABUS OF ETHICS FOR UPSC EXAM
1- Ethics and human interface (core ethics )
2-Attitude (human psychology)
4-Emotional intelligence (human psychology)
5-Value in civil services (public administration)
6-Probity in governance (public administration)
7-Moral and philosophical thinkers of INDIA and world (philosophy)
8-Case studies on above topics
WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT -UTILITY AS KEEPING THIS PAPER IN UPSC EXAM
“To check aspirants that it will be fruitful or wasteful effort to invest them for upcoming future officers” . Someone to become a civil servant ,which is also a type of public services it’s important that he/she should be morally and ethically vibrant person .
UPSC ETHICS SYLLABUS 2023-24
HOW TO PREPARE FOR IT
-Many coaching notes all available in the market like – Vajiram & Ravi, Vision ias, Lukmaan ias, GS score etc. You can wisely choose anyone of them .But I personally recommend lukmaan ias ethics notes..
-Values in administration (DoPT manual)
-ETHICS in governance (ARC-4th Report)
-Some reference book like RK Arora’s VALUES IN CIVIL SERVICES
-For case study just keep your eye on recent events and add them as value addition
RECENTLY UPSC IS MORE FOCUSING ON APPLIED ETHICS
APPLIED ETHICS =CONCEPT +APPLICATION