Syllabus for Civil Services (IAS/IFS/IPS) Foundation Course at LBSNAA, Mussoorie




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Syllabus for Foundation Course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration


Public Administration

Module on Essentials of Public Administration
·         Essentials of Administration
·         Bureaucracy
·         Organisational Structure of Government
·         Inter departmental coordination
·         Role and responsibilities of a civil servant

Administrative Environment
·         Administration and the Citizen
·         Corruption
·         Relationship between Civil Servants and Political Executive
·         Role of media
·         Role of NGO's

Skills for Administrators
·         Noting and Drafting techniques in Government and Maintenance of files
·         Conducting effective meetings
·         Time Management
·         Report writing
·         Making presentations
·         Public speaking
·         Delegation of work

Module on administrative Ethics and obligations of public servants
Personnel Administration
Financial Administration
·         General Financial Rules
·         Government Budget
·         Role of audit
·         Performance Audit

Module on Development, Welfare and Social Administration
·         Health
·         Education
·         Problems of the Differently abled
·         Issues Relating to weaker sections
·         Rural Development Schemes
·         Social Welfare Schemes
·         Gender Issues
·         Participatory Approaches
(Participatory learning and action )

Module on E-Governance
·         E-Governance Policy Framework
·         Successful applications in Government

Decentralisation and local Government

Issues impacting on administration
·         National Security
·         Issues relating to North East, Islands and other remote areas
·         Emerging Technologies - Biotechnology
·         Environmental Issues and sustainable development
·         Science and Technology in India

Innovations in Administration & Governance

Role Models


Basic Economics for Administrators

Micro Economics
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Theory of Demand, Supply, Market Structure, Elasticity
  • Market  Failure

International Trade & WTO
  • Theory of International Trade
  • WTO

National Income Accounts

Theory of Growth

Poverty

Industrial Sector

Infrastructure Sector

Population, Agriculture & Food Security
  • Population
  • Agriculture
  • Food Security

Structural Reforms & Indian Economy

Public Private Partnership


Law

  • Introduction to Law & Sources of Law
  • Concept of Law and Judicial System
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Law of Torts
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Specific Relief Act and Arbitration Act
  • IPC General Principles
  • Principles of Natural Justice
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Action
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Module on Contempt of Court
  • Suits by or Against Government
  • Liability of Government Servants in Contracts and Torts
  • Law of Contract
  • Contempt of Lawful Authority of Public Servants
  • Rule of Law
  • Principles of Administrative Law Administrative Discretion
  • Inquiry by Domestic Tribunal
  • Information Technology Act
  • Legal Remedies including Writs
  • Law of Evidence
  • Search & Seizure
  • Offences against Human Body
  • General Exceptions & Right of Private Defence
  • Sexual Harassment of Working Women
  • Law related to Environment
  • Labour Laws


Political Concepts and Constitution of India

Political Concepts
 
Political Theories

Indian political system
·         Organs of Government
·         Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
 
Different rights and their enforcement Fundamental duties
  • Directive Principles
  • Comparison with fundamental rights

Nature of Indian Federation
·         Civil Services under the Constitution
·         Human Rights

India's Foreign Policy

National Integration and Communal Harmony

Basic structure of the Constitution

Constitutional Remedies


Indian History and Culture

Part A- History

  • Overview of History

Polity and Governance in Indian history
  • The State and Administration in Ancient, Medieval and Modern India
  • Changing fiscal structures
  • Resistance against the State
  • Indian Nationalism; Gandhi
  • Communal Politics, Partition and Independence
  • Issues in Economic History
  • Issues in Social History
  • A Brief Introduction to the Major Religious Traditions of India

PART B- Culture
  • Culture: Meaning, Context and Forms
  • Conservation of Heritage
  • Art and Architecture
  • Literature
  • Performing Arts


Management and Behavioural Science

Management and Organisation

·         What is Management? Management Process, Scope, etc.
·         Quality in Government

Behavioural Science

·         Module on Self-Awareness
o   Psychology of Interpersonal Behaviour Personality & Behaviour
·         Module on Team Building
o   Coordination and Cooperation
o   Problem Solving
o   Handling Information
o   Decision making
o   Consensus building
·         Module on Organisational Leadership
o   Motivation, Management Policies and Practices.
o   Developing Sensitivity through Transactional Analysis.
o   Leadership – Role, Functions and Styles
·         Module on Communication
o   Interpersonal Communication – Barriers and Gateways to communication
o   Public Speaking
o   Report Writing
·         Module on Principle Centered, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
o   Negotiation Theory
o   Management of Conflict
·         Module on Quantitative techniques in Management
o   Data Analysis
o   Sampling and Sampling Distribution
o   Co-relation and regression
·         Module on Project Management 
o   Capital Budgeting, Discounted Cash Flow, Time Value of Money and Cost Benefit Analysis.
o   Project Formulation & Management
o   PERT/CPM
o   Exercise on MS Project
o   Information and Communication Technology 
·         Module on Financial Management
o   Understanding Financial Statements
o   Cost Concepts



Information and Communication Technology

Computer Hardware / Software, Internet & e-mail

  • Introduction to Computer
  • Internet & e-mail
  • Workflow Automation

MS-WORD

  • Introduction to MS-WORD
  • Advanced features of MS-WORD

MS-POWERPOINT

  • Introduction to MS-POWERPOINT
  • Advanced features of MS- POWERPOINT

MS-EXCEL
  • Introduction to MS-EXCEL
  • Advanced features of MS- EXCEL
  • Data Analysis using MS-EXCEL
  • Financial Analysis using MS-EXCEL
  • Correlation & Regression

MS-ACCESS

  • Introduction to MS- ACCESS
  • Advanced features of MS- ACCESS
  • Handing Single & Multiple Table using MS-ACCESS
  • Tenancy Database
  • Client-Server computing using MS-ACCESS (front end) and SQL-SERVER (back end)

NETWORKING

  • Basics of Network Technology
  • Communication Technology

Purchase of Hardware / Software

Project Management using MS-PROJECT

Geographical Information System

Macromedia FLASH

Web Designing using MS-FRONTPAGE

Syllabus for IAS Professional Course Phase-I

Law

Indian Penal Code
  • Offences against Public Tranquility
·         Offences against the State and Promoting enmity etc. (Sec. 153-A, 153-B & 295-A)
·         Offences affecting Human Body
·         Offences against Property
·         Offences against and relating to Public Servants
·         False Evidence and Offences against Public Justice
·         Contempt of Lawful Authority of Pubic Servants

Law of Evidence
·         Admission and Confession
·         Documentary Evidence
·         Examination of Witnesses
·         Competency of Witnesses and Privileges of Communications
·         Dying Declaration
·         Expert Opinion and Scientific Evidence
·         Relevancy and Admissibility
·         Burden of Proof  (Including Presumptions)
·         Appreciation of Evidence
·         Rule of Estoppel
·         How to Record Evidence

Civil Procedure Code
·         General Concepts, Types of Suits:  Filing of Suits:  Place of Suiting
·         Appearance of Party and Consequence of Non-appearance, Settlement of Issues and Hearing of Suits
·         Judgement and Decree - Preliminary and Final, Inherent Powers of Court
·         Appeal, Reference, Review, Revision and Suits by and Against Minor and Persons of Unsound Mind
·         Defending of a Suit
·         Interlocutory Matters
·         Parties to a Suit-Necessary and Proper Party-Meaning
·         Pleadings – Meaning, Its Amendment, Plaint, Written Statement
·         Injunction
·         Issue of Commission, Abatement:  Death and Marriage, Withdrawal of Suits
·         Execution-I
·         Execution-II


Criminal Procedure Code
·         Inquest
·         Dispersal of Unlawful Assembly (Sec. 129-132 Cr. P.C.)
·         Public Nuisance - Principles and Practice
·         Criminal Trials
·         Security Proceedings (Chapter VIII-Sec. 107-124 Cr. PC) Court Procedure
·         Disputes as to Immovable Property, Breach of Peace (Sec. 145-148)
·         Urgent Cases of Nuisance or Apprehended Danger (Sec. 144 Cr. P.C.) including promulgation of Curfew
·         Search and Seizure
·         Contempt of Court under Cr. P.C.
·         Role of DM/SDM/Executive Magistrates in Criminal Administration Particularly under Cr. P.C.
  • Police Investigation
·         Criminal Process
·         Arrest, Remand and Bail
  • Appeal, Reference and Revision

Minor Acts

  • Arms Act, Explosive Act & Explosive Substance Act
  • Stamp and Registration Act
  • Dowry Prohibition Act
  • Transfer of Property
  • Motor Vehicles Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Right to Information Act, Whistle blowing provisions
  • Child Labour and Bonded Labour
  • Prevention of Atrocities against SC & ST
  • Essential Commodities Act
  • Cyber Laws and IPR
  • General Clauses Act and Rules of Interpretation

Others

  • AIS Rules, Conduct Rules
  • Departmental Proceedings
  • Leave/TA Service Rules
·         Liability of Civil Servants in Contracts and Torts
  • Law of Succession and Inheritance
  • Alternate Dispute Redressal System


Information and Communication Technology

  • Excel Exercise (Data Analysis Part-I)
  • Introduction to Databases
  • MS-Access Hands-on (Single Table)
  • Handling Multiple Tables
  • MS-Access Hands-on (Multiple)
  • Tenancy Database using MS-Access
  • Client / Server Computing
  • Financial Accounting using Tally Software
  • Financial Management using MS-Excel
  • GIS Module
  • MIS / SAD
  • Case Study Presentation
  • Data Structure Design
  • Communication Technologies (Part-I)
  • Communication Technologies (Part-II)
  • Project Management
  • Introduction & e-Governance
  • e-Governance Maturity Models & INTRANIC a G2E
  • Trends in Technology
  • Information Management: Best Practices
  • IT-Policy & Data Security Issues
  • Business Processes Re-engineering
  • Implementation of e-Governance Projects


Academic Modules

Perspective Building

IAS in Perspective

IAS - collective consciousness, service, reforms
PA
Lecture

Art 311
Law
Lecture

Qualities of a Civil Servant
PA
Lecture
District Administration

Administrative Framework, Structure, Functions
PA
Exercise

Role of SDM
PA
Lecture

Functions of Executive Magistrate
Law
Lecture + Handout
Problems in Insurgency Affected Areas

Experience of Distt Admin- Special provisions under the Constitution
PSC
WST Presentation + Seminar

Convergence of functions and jurisdictions
PA
Lecture
Issues in the North-East
PSC
Seminar

Administrative Skills

Basic Administrative Skills & Procedures

Office Procedures
PA
Exercises

AIS Rules, Conduct Rules
Law
Lecture

Inspections & Tours
PA
Mock Inspection

Departmental proceedings
Law
Exercise/Mock Court

Presentation and Communication Skills
PA
Exercise

Engineering Skills for Administrators
PA
Exercise

Leave/TA/Service Rules
Law
Lecture

Managing time bound works
PA
Visit to DMRC

Grievance Redressal
ICT
Case Study
Project Management

Understanding a project and project formulation
Mgt
Exercise

Financial appraisal of projects
Mgt
Exercise

Scheduling and monitoring projects- PERT-CPM, Gantt charts etc
Mgt
Exercise

Risk analysis
Mgt
Exercise

Elements of a  successful project
Mgt
Case Study, Visit to DMRC
Dealing with the Media

Provisions of Press Council, Guidelines on media interface, how to interact with media, Communication skills
PSC
Lecture and Exercise, Visit to NDTV
Law and Order

Principles of crowd control, intelligence collection, ESMA, preparation of reports under NSA , Commission of Enquiries Act, Regulation of foreigners registration and movement
Law
NPA Faculty

Caste Communal and Students Unrest
PSC
Seminar

Offences Against Public Tranquility
Law
Lecture

Security Proceedings
Law
Lecture

Public nuisance
Law
Lecture+Mock court and exercise writing

Dispersal of Unlawful Assembly
Law
Case Study

Other preventive powers of police magistracy
Law
Lecture
Police Interface

Relationship with subordinate police
PA
Thana inspection, inspecting guard, taking salute, provisions for police lines etc.

Inquest/UD Cases
Law

Land Management and Administration

Land Administration-organisation of tehsil and revenue circles
PA
Lecture

Land reforms-tenancy, ceiling, Current Land Policy
PA
Lecture

Land record management
PA
Village maps

Land Encroachment
Law
Case Study

Consolidation
PA
Exercise

Tribal Land Alienation
Law
Lecture

Revenue Recovery Act
Law
Cast Study

Land Acquisition Act
Law
Lecture

Mutation and Computerisation of land records
ICT
Exercise
Conduct of Elections
PA
Exercise
Disaster management
PA
Lecture + Exercise
Diplomatic skills, provisions relating to interaction with foreign officials
PA
FSI Module
Financial Management

State Finances
Eco
Lecture

VAT
Eco
Lecture

Block and DRDA accounts
Mgt
Exercise

Understanding Financial Statements
Mgt
Exercise

Accounting
Mgt
Exercise

Cost Benefit Analysis
Eco
Exercise

District Funds
Eco
Exercise
E-Governance
Mgt
Seminar
First Aid for Administrators
Optional
Weekday evenings + Saturday/Sunday
Handling small weapons
Optional
Saturday/Sunday
Public Contracts

Procurement Procedures
PA
Lecture + Exercise

ICB and externally aided projects
PA
Lecture
Civil Liberties

Preventive Detention
PSC
Case Study

Human Rights
PSC
Seminar
Organisational behaviour, leadership profiling, team work etc
Mgt
team games, exercises
Language
Lang

ICT
ICT
Exercises
Small Group Discussion
PA


Knowledge Enhancement

Urban Administration

Urban Local Bodies
PA
WST Presentation + Seminar

Pub. Policy - Rickshaw Pullers
PA
Film + Talk

Planning for a new city
PA
Visit to Greater NOIDA

Municipal Services
PA
Case Study
Rural Development

Govt Programmes- implementation, framing, role of admin, guidelines
Eco
Lecture + Exercise

Case study of a RD programme
Eco
Beneficiary Interaction

Development Banking
Eco
Case Study
Social Legislation/ Minor Acts

Dowry Prohibition Act
Law
Lecture

SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act
Law
Lecture

Motor Vehicle Act
Law
Lecture

Transfer of Property Act
Law
Lecture

Prevention of Corruption Act
Law
Lecture

Arms Act, Explosives Act
Law
Lecture

Cinematograph Act
Law
Lecture

Indian Registration Act
PA
Lecture

Alternate Dispute redressal systems
Law
Lecture

Liability of civil servants in contracts and torts
Law
Lecture
Environment

Issues
PA
Film + Lecture

Forest Act + Pollution Control Act
Law
Seminar

Bio Med Waste Mgmt Rules
Law
Lecture

Env. Economics
Eco
Case Study
Social Marketing

AIDS - Case Study
Mgt
Lecture

Concepts
Mgt
Lecture
Public-Private Partnerships

Models
PA
Lecture

Pvt Contracts
PA
Lecture + Exercise

Successful partnerships
PA
Case Study
Issues in Agriculture
Eco
Seminar
Economic  theory 
*in addition to those already specified



Market failure
Eco
Lecture + Exercise

Costs
Eco
Lecture
Law
* in addition to those already specified
Indian Penal Code
Law
Lecture + Exercise
Criminal Procedure Code
Law
Lecture + Exercise
Civil Procedure Code
Law
Lecture + Exercise
Evidence Act
Law
Lecture + Exercise
Order Writing Exercises, Moot Courts, Mock Trials
Law
Exercise

Attitudes and Values

Social Security for Vulnerable

PDS, right to food, Food Policy
Eco
ECA, dealer's view point

MDM, nutritional deficiencies
PA
Practice and guidelines

SC/ST Provisions
Eco
Lecture
Gender Issues

Offences Against Women
PA
Lecture

Gender Issues
PA
Seminar
Transparency in Government

Right to Information Act, Citizens' Charters
Law
Lecture

Right to Information Act in practice
PA
Lecture + Case Study

Admin Accountability
PA
Case Study

Best Practices

Handout/ CD from Do ARPG
Social Sector

W&CD
Eco
Lecture/Discussion

Health
Eco
Lecture/Discussion

Education
Eco
Lecture/Discussion

Initiatives, Approaches
PA
Lecture/Discussion
Poverty

Definition, concepts
Eco
Lecture

Understanding the problems of the poorest groups
PA
Group research and Presentation

Bonded Labour Act
Law
Case Study

Rural Credit, Money Lenders Act
Eco
Lecture
Dealing with Elected Representatives

Provisions of Acts relating to PRIs
PSC
Lecture

Expectation and functioning of local bodies
PSC
Discussion

Protocol
PA
Lecture + Case Study
CGMs




 


Seminar Topics


  • Caste, Communal and Students Unrest:

·         The Legacy and the Solution

  • Center State Relations:
  • Need for a Reappraisal
  • E-governance: Replicability and
  • Effectiveness of Existing Solutions
  • Emerging Trends in Indian Agriculture
  • Enhancing Competitiveness of Indian Industry: Role of District Administration

·         Environmental Issues in District Administration

  • Insurgency: Measures to Tackle and Role of District Administration
  • Issues in the North-East
  • Urban Services and Planning:
  • The Role of Local Bodies
·         Women's Empowerment :
  • A Means of Social Reform

Syllabus for IAS Professional Course Phase-II

Course Objectives

Objectives

  • To make the officer trainees confident of shouldering responsibilities as field officers.
  • To provide officer trainees with an opportunity to analyze their experiences in district training and to learn from the field experiences of their colleagues.
  • To develop in officer trainees, skills to be effective team members and to be leaders of teams.
  • To  consolidate the basic knowledge of officer trainees relating to procedures in civil, criminal and revenue laws keeping in mind their job requirement as presiding officers of courts
  • To consolidate the working knowledge of officer trainees in computers to that they are confident of leading initiatives in computerization in the field.
  • To consolidate language training of officer trainees in the language of the state cadre to which they are allotted.
  • To develop camaraderie and unity within the service through an active campus life.
  • To keep officer trainees in a good physical shape.

Course approach

  • The academic sessions will cover topics in the areas of Public Administration, Management, Law, Economics, Computers and Language.
  • Interactive learning through experience sharing.
  • Presentations by officer trainees will form the basis for designing most of the sessions.
  • Presentations by Officer Trainees
  • Case studies / exercises
  • Panel discussions
  • Seminars & workshops
  • Counsellor group meeting
  • Small group discussions
  • Seminar on Law & Order
  • Effective SDO Seminar
  • Seminar on Human Rights
  • Seminar on E-Governance
  • Interaction with IAS officers (Retd.) of Golden Jubilee Batch.
  • Interaction with Heads of State Administrative Training Institutes
  • Module on Disaster Management
  • Module on National Security
  • Module on Elections
  • Interaction with participants of in-service courses.
  • Weapon Training Module at IMA
  • Other local visits on weekends.

Language Inputs

  • Text / Structure / Exercises
  • Discussion Seminar
  • Guided Composition / Report Writing
  • Written Exercises on Noting and Drafting
  • Usage of Technical terminology and phrases
  • Presentation of Written Assignments
  • Exercises on translation
  • Discussion seminar on cultural aspects
  • Report writing on specific topic
  • Writing of Orders / Judgements
  • Discussion and Feedback
  • Feedback and Discussion on Correspondence Course
  • Judicial Assignment Presentations
  • Security Proceedings
  • (Section 107/116 Cr. P. C.)
  • Public Nuisance (Section 133 Cr. P. C.)
  • Court Management
  • Miscellaneous Legal Matters

Law

  • Experience Sharing Presentations on cases under Criminal Procedure Code/ Indian Penal Code/ Revenue and Administrative Inquiries.
  • Court Management
  • Practice Sessions in defending suits etc.
  • Topics not covered during the Phase-I and topics, which the Probationers feel need to be covered.

Information and Communication Technology

  • Revision session on Excel
  • Data Analysis using Excel
  • Revision on Access
  • Multiple Tables using Access
  • Project Management
  • Purchase of HW & S/W
  • Macromedia Flash
  • E-Governance Module

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