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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:POLITICAL SCIENCE (Public Administration)' (November)-2012

Course: 301
(Public Administration)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Select and write the correct answer: 1x8=8

  1. “Public administration is the heart of the problem of modern government.” This statement was made by
  1. L. D. White.
  2. H. A. Simon.
  3. Willoughby.
  1. In Minnow brook Conference was held in
  1. 1974.
  2. 1986.
  3. 1968.
  1. The word ‘POSDCORB’ was coined by
  1. Simon.
  2. Thompson.
  3. Luther Gullick.
  1. The report of D. S. Kothari Commission on Recruitment Policy and Selection Methods was submitted in
  1. 1967.
  2. 1975.
  3. 1976.
  1. The term of office of a member of the UPSC is
  1. 5 years.
  2. 6 years.
  3. 7 years.
  1. There is
  1. Single.
  2. Plural.
budget system in India.
  1. Which of the following is not the function of staff agency?
  1. Planning.
  2. Advising.
  3. Execution.
  4. Housekeeping.

  1. Which state in India was the first to appoint the Lokayukta?
  1. Assam.
  2. Maharashtra.
  3. Odisha.
2. Write on the following within 150 words each: 4x4=16
  1. Four difference between Line and Staff agencies.
  2. Two merits and two demerits of seniority principle of promotion.
  3. Four functions of ‘Public Accounts Committee’.
  4. A brief note on Lokayukta.
Answer the following questions within 500 words each:
3. Define Public Administration. Discuss the differences between Public Administration and Private Administration. 4+8=12
What is New Public Administration? Discuss the characteristics of New Public Administration. 4+8=12
4. What is Government Corporation? Discuss the functions of Government Corporation. 4+7=11
What is Hierarchy? Discuss the merits and demerits of hierarchy. 3+4+4=11
5. What is meant by recruitment? Discuss the differences between direct and indirect methods of recruitment. 4+7=11
Discuss the composition, power and function of the Union Public Service Commission. 11
6. Discuss the enactment procedure of the Union Budget in the Parliament. 11
Discuss the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General in the Financial Administration of India. 11
7. What do you understand by people’s participation in administration? Discuss the importance of people’s participation in administration. 4+7=11
Discuss Lokpal as machinery for the redressal of the citizen’s grievances. 11


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