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UPSC CDS (II) 2014 Exam Dates Announced

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announces Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (II) 2014 Schedule (including Women SSC Non-technical Course) today on 19 July 2014, according to Press Release published on official website www.upsc.gov.in. The commission will hold CDS II Examination 2014 on 26 December 2014. Last Date for submission of application form is 18 August 2014. On the basis of performance in CDSE (II) 2014 Written Test and thereafter Group Discussion and Interview candidates will be selected for admission to the following courses and Institutes.


Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, 139th Course Commencing in July 2015: No of Seats 200 (including 25 Vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate (Army Wing) Holders)

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-Course Commencing in July 2015. Executive (general Service) (Excluding 06 Vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate Holders (Naval Wing); No of Seats-45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Cours…

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2015 Syllabus: Sociology-II

INDIAN SOCIETY : STRUCTURE AND CHANGE

A. Introducing Indian Society:
(i)  Perspectives on the study of Indian society:
(a) Indology  (GS. Ghurye).
(b) Structural functionalism  (M N Srinivas).
(c) Marxist sociology  ( A R Desai).
(ii) Impact of colonial rule on Indian society :
(a) Social background of Indian nationalism.
(b) Modernization of Indian tradition.
(c)  Protests and movements during the colonial period.
(d)  Social reforms

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Public Administration Paper-I

Administrative Theory 

1. Introduction: Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration;  Wilson’s vision of Public Administration;  Evolution of the discipline and its present status;  New Public Administration;  Public Choice approach; Challenges of liberalization, Privatisation, Globalisation;  Good Governance: concept and application;  New Public Management.