Public Administration (Optional) through Mindmaps

This mindmap course helps you in learning or revising Public Administration optional topics 10X faster and better!

Who is this course for
  • UPSC, State PSC, and other competitive exam aspirants who have this subject in their syllabus
  • General readers who wish to learn this subject in a short amount of time

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Features of this course
  • In-depth but easy to learn/revise through interactive & hierarchical mindmaps
  • Remember concepts for long-term
  • Add your own notes
  • Linkage with current affairs gives you updated info right away
  • Adhered to syllabus & previous year question patterns

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Referred Sources
General Studies
  • Polity – Laxmikanth, DD Basu, Internet.
  • Economy – Ramesh Singh, Internet.
  • Art & Culture – Spectrum, Internet.
  • Geography – NIOS, NCERT, Internet.
  • Environment – NIOS, Shankar, Internet.
  • Ancient India – R.S. Sharma (old NCERT), Internet.
  • Medieval India – Satish Chandra, Internet.
  • Modern India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • Post-independent India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • World History – Tamil Nadu Board book, Internet.
  • International Relations – Internet.
  • Ethics – Lexicon, Internet.
  • Indian Society & Social Justice – NCERT, Internet.
  • Internal Security – News & research papers.
  • Disaster – News & research papers.
  • Governance – Internet.
  • Science & Technology – News sources.

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Political Science (Optional)
  • IGNOU MA Notes
  • Political Theory by O P Gauba
  • Global Politics by Andrew Heywoods
  • VP Verma – Modern Indian political thoughts
  • etc

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Anthropology (Optional)

Paper 1:

  • Physical Anthropology – P Nath
  • Anthropology Simplified- Vivek Bhasme
  • Anthropology – Ember and Ember
  • epg pathashala
  • ignou M.A Anthropology

Paper-II:

  • ignou M.A Anthropology
  • epg pathashala
  • January 2014 edition of Yojana- Tribal and Marginalized Communities
  • The Tribal Culture of India – LP Vidyarthi
  • Tribal India – Nadeem Hasnain
  • Indian Anthropology -Nadeem Hasnain
  • Anthropology Simplified – Vivek Bhasme

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Geography (Optional)
  1. Savindra Singh’s Geomorphology
  2. Savindra Singh’s Physical Geography
  3. Savindra Singh’s Climatology
  4. Savindra Singh’s Oceanography
  5. D.R khullar
  6. Majid Hussain
  7. Geographical thought by R. D Dikshit
  8. Internet

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Sociology (Optional)
  • Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  • IGNOU Material
  • Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  • Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology
  • Research papers from the internet

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Public Adminstration (Optional)

Booklist for Paper 1:

  • Mohit Bhattacharya: New Horizon of public administration
  • Administrative Thinkers by Prasad & Prasad
  • Comparative public administration: R.K Arora
  • Public administration by M. Laxmikanth
  • Public administration paper 1 by RB Aribam

Booklist for Paper – 2:

  • Indian public administration by Ramesh K Arora & Rajni Goyal
  • Public administration paper 2 by RB Aribam
  • Government reports (2nd ARC, Punchi Commission reports, NITI aayog recommendations )
  • Newspapers editorials

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  • 81 Submodules
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Kala Saw
Kala Saw
1 year ago

One of the good platform for optional

VIJAAY
VIJAAY
1 year ago

Very good for effective optional preparation.. Excellent work… Good luck team…

Praveen
Praveen
1 year ago

Hello readers

Rajeev
Rajeev
1 year ago

Respected Sir/Madam Please add examples from current affairs and also recommendations from 2nd arc in paper 2 and try to co-relate with theorists of paper 1 and also wt theorist have Commented /said For eg with regard to parliament Ruskin said “parliament is a talking point”.
Regards

Content creator
Content creator
1 year ago
Reply to  Rajeev

Your suggestions are most welcome, we will incorporated that soon.

Anshul
Anshul
11 months ago

Sir,
When will the Paper 2,Chapter 2, Subtopic 3 and 4, be updated?
Regards,
Anshul

Rajender
Rajender
4 months ago

Sir, plz include the Philosophy optional also.

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