How to become an ias 8 th day

IAS Guide


By Sandeep nagyaan · 07 Oct 2018


Welcome again all of you to the topic for discussion is that GS 4 . Today we will discuss about this topic and the syllabus. Additional we will talk about optional subject and interview.

GS-4 : Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude:-

 In this paper there is no required any books for preparation because it is not based on the books but only on the sharpness of your mind. You will need to strong mentality to understand the things, it is the required of this paper from the aspirants. When we will learn to understand the things then we will capable to solve the paper easily.

Syllabus of GS -4:- (1) Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. (2) Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. (3) Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. (4) 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. (5) Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. (6) Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and section 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. (7) Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; (8) Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of (9) Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds. And Case Studies on above issues.