Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dibrugarh University B.A Third Sem: POLITICAL SCIENCE Question Papers (Nov' 2016)

Course: 301
(Public Administration)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32 (Backlog)/24 (2014 onwards)
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

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

a)            “Public Administration is the art and science of management applied to the affairs of the State.” Who said this?
1)      Woodrow Wilson.
2)      Simon.
3)      Waldo.
4)      L. D. White.
b)            Who was the author of the book, Introduction to the Study of Public Administration?
c)             Write one base of organization.
d)            Prime Minister’s Secretariat is a Staff Agency of India. (Yes/No)
e)            What is rank hierarchy?
f)             Who determine in India whether a bill is a money bill or not?
g)            The total members of the Public Accounts Committee is
1)      Ten.
2)      Fifteen.
3)      Twenty.
4)      Thirty.
h)            Write one problem of people’s participation in administration.
2. Write on the following within 150 words each:                                  4x4=16
a)            Nature of Public Administration.
b)            Four characteristics of Government Corporation.
c)             Four aims of Training.
d)            Four characteristics of Audit System of India.
Answer the following within 500 words each:
3. What is Public Administration? Discuss the differences between Public Administration and Private Administration. 4+8=12
Make a critical estimate on New Public Administration.                                              12
4. What is span of control? Describe the factors responsible for difference of span of control.  4+7=11
What is Independent Regulatory Commission? Discuss the characteristics of Independent Regulatory Commission.       11
5. What is recruitment? Analyze the merits and demerits of the indirect recruitment system.   3+8=11
Evaluate the powers and functions of the Union Public Service Commission.                   11
6. What is budget? Discuss the basic principles of budget.                                 3+8=11
Write a note on Comptroller and Auditor General of India.                                                       11
7. Explain the different types of people’s participation in administration.                               11
Evaluate Lokpal as the machinery for redressal of citizen’s grievances.                    11


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