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Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers

I will be posting my queries and answers in this thread. others are also welcome to participate.
please help others by clearing their doubts and reviewing their answers.

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@doodlebean Now I can relate where I lagged. When I read this question the only thing that came to my mind is Waldo's view of oscillating periphery and stable core and the claims from different disciplines that Public Administration belonged to their sub set.
I messed up my optional.

May be you could become my knight in shining armour.

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@Bhagat-singh said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@IWRA @doodlebean Mam i face prblm in breaking the ques in parts. In all 3 mains i hv faced this prblm and so i havent clrd mains once. Even for those ques which i have good content i dnt how to approach it, how to break it in parts.
Also i hv one doubt while writing in points do we need to just mention the point or shld we also explain tht point. . Example- Rti will increase transparency.
Is this enough or do i need to also write how rti will increase transparency. Likewise for every point in the ans.

Start breaking the question in parts and posting it here. Let’s address this problem. Start with 2018 question paper. Ho jaayega. Itna badha issue nhi hai. Don’t worry. Hindi mein translate kar liya karo question ko mann mein. This is the trick. Pata chal jaayega emphasis kaha hai.

For your second query. Question par depend karta hai totally. I’ll keep this in mind. Will address your query in due process.

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@doodlebean thank you mam for suggestions and assurance. Will be regular on this thread.

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@Hakunah_Matata said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@doodlebean Now I can relate where I lagged. When I read this question the only thing that came to my mind is Waldo's view of oscillating periphery and stable core and the claims from different disciplines that Public Administration belonged to their sub set.
I messed up my optional.

May be you could become my knight in shining armour.

Haha... I’m so mesmerised with the kind words that you’ve used?.Thank you. But this Knight may go someday, my transfer orders are waiting for MCC to get over. Till then I want you guys to participate in maximum number and ask as many queries as you want to. Yaha se 10 ka bhi selection ho jaayega to mera aana safal ho jaayega. Best wishes. ?

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@doodlebean said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@Hakunah_Matata said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@doodlebean Now I can relate where I lagged. When I read this question the only thing that came to my mind is Waldo's view of oscillating periphery and stable core and the claims from different disciplines that Public Administration belonged to their sub set.
I messed up my optional.

May be you could become my knight in shining armour.

Haha... I’m so mesmerised with the kind words that you’ve used?.Thank you. But this Knight may go someday, my transfer orders are waiting for MCC to get over. Till then I want you guys to participate in maximum number and ask as many queries as you want to. Yaha se 10 ka bhi selection ho jaayega to mera aana safal ho jaayega. Best wishes. ?

Oh no! Ma'am u were leaving? I thought I would be active after prelims /june ? here and can get help in PubAd. I'm a first timer who took PubAd which isn't my graduation stream at all.Now I'm much worried about "Pre" (Almost become offline here but your posts made me comeback ).

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@doodlebean you motivated me through this mam... Thank you

I always admired you and IWRA sir, but felt demotivated too seeing the quality of your answer. That I will never reach that level.. But i indeed can...
Anyways
My take on the question

ever since it's evolution, disciplinary studies in public administration has responded to the needs of practical administrators. Changing requirements of practical administrative system Brought changes in the approach of theorists.

For example

1930s-prwctical administrators focused more on efficiency and structure, .. Thus discipline responded to it though classical theories.

NPA arouse as a result of ineffectiveness of classical theories in dealing with post world. War 2 issues in USA..
PCT and NPM approach emerged to cater to the administrative systems requirement of more privatisation and market forces in the economy

Similarly networked governance of the current era which emphasises on blurring of lines between government, market and civil society defines the scope of disciplinary studies today, which has to take into consideration role of people, civil society and market as a whole

Thus with increasing complexity of governance, the definition as well as work of administrative system is expanding. Twhich means that the boundary of the discipline is also expanding.

However to say that the discipline is boundaryless will not be appropriate. The disciplines core focus, that is policy making, policy execution by career bureaucrats is still relevant..
The core is not boundaryless but the periphery is indeed expanding.

Poor attempt i feel:(

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@AryaStark19
I’ll leave you with a lot of material and notes on this thread. Don’t you worry. And for emergency purposes I’ll share my emailid on pm. ?

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@doodlebean said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@AryaStark19
I’ll leave you with a lot of material and notes on this thread. Don’t you worry. And for emergency purposes I’ll share my emailid on pm. ?

Thank you so much ma'am ?

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@mahi2501

YOU CAN ?

Who says it’s a poor attempt. That’s exactly how I’d have attempted. Little bit of presentation and you’re good to go. ?

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@AryaStark19
Still keep coming so that you don’t get out of touch and try attempting questions even if it’s once a week.

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@doodlebean @Bhagat-singh
Adding to doodlebean ma'am's reply.

For 10 markers, the explanation part has to be very short and crisp. Too much elaboration here would eat away precious time and space, making your answer substandard.

For 15/20 marker, you can go in little more details ( details here would mean: expanding the sentence,citing some examples, and linking the concept with public administration paper 1 theories and thinkers).

For example on RTI:
RTI improves transparency by making administration accountable for their actions, it empowers citizens who can now seek information from administration. RTI has helped in revealing pilferage and corruption in PDS scheme in various districts. RTI thus helps in good governance also as it makes administration more transparent, accountable, responsive and citizen friendly. ( This much explanation can be done in 20 markers, but should be avoided in 10 marker)

For linkage part use any theory or thinker. Like RTI helps in moving administration from a closed system to an open system where the environment ( citizens, civil society) have a say in administration.

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@doodlebean said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@AryaStark19
Still keep coming so that you don’t get out of touch and try attempting questions even if it’s once a week.

Ma'am, I wanted to! but I'm lagging economy portion, this current affair and PT tests ?I'm getting very low scores with high end -ve marks. I'm actually depressed as all of my fellow classmates are scoring well.

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@AryaStark19
It’s gonna be alright ?

Guys...
Second question tomorrow... looking forward to your answers. We need to complete this paper in 10 days.

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@doodlebean said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@AryaStark19
It’s gonna be alright ?

Guys...
Second question tomorrow... looking forward to your answers. We need to complete this paper in 10 days.

@IWRA Sir aapki help chahiye hogi ?

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@doodlebean
Thank you mam.

Presentation per se??

Structuring?

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@doodlebean I am at your service.

Even one stark is alive, winterfell would run ?

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@mahi2501
Some flowchart or Diagram. A quote here n there.

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@IWRA said in Official Thread for Public Administration Optional - Questions & Answers:

@doodlebean I am at your service.

Even one stark is alive, winterfell would run ?

First of all Congratulations Sir!
And secondly this one liner made me forget about my miseries with PT stress. ? Thank you!

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@doodlebean how much time will it take for me to reach the level of basic minimum standards of a good answer....
where i lack is-
1.i dont know what is being asked in the question
2. even if i know what the question is about then also i mix up a lot of things leading my answer to nothing but khichdi?

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