What is GS 4 Ethics for UPSC by Synopsis IAS?
This course covers GS Paper 4, i.e. Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude in most comprehensive and lucid manner with the help of interesting case studies.
The full syllabus is divided into three parts:Theory Lectures, Advanced and Applied Ethics, Case Studies.
The content is prepared from the following sources: All the standard Books; 2nd ARC; Research Papers and Journals; Thinkers from various Optionals eg. Political Thinkers from PSIR Optional, Administrative Thinkers from Pub Ad Optional; Public Administration Optional Books for Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration, and Probity in Governance; and other relevant resources.
Other coachings provide too much content.
Still, a number of topics are left out. Students are forced to follow two or three coachings, along with a newspaper like The Hindu, Indian Express, Dainik Jagran etc.
Ultimately, students tend to confuse and get stressed. A number of students even do not appear in the exam due to the phobia of Current Affairs, PT type compilations, The Hindu, Indian Express.
At Synopsis IAS, we provide to the point and Synoptic Content.
No other Study Material / Book needed: For making content, we start with NCERTs, and refer newspapers, standard text books, reference books, research papers and journals. We update the content with current affairs regularly. After making content for any topic, we also refer to the other major institutes notes to ensure that we don't miss any important point or topic.
Still, the content is available in approx 1/3rd pages as compared to the other institutes.
Krishna sir is the content head at Synopsis IAS. The course content is thoroughly reviewed by him. He has gained 7+ years of experience in Research and Development while in services at DAE, GOI.
We do not waste unnecessary time in selling coupons for courses, marketing, and promotions. The faculties just teach, teach and teach, and do not beat around the bush. The lecture duration is short – If other institute has covered the same topic in 1 hour, we cover that just in approx. 15-20 minutes.
MEDIUM OF COURSE
We teach in easy Hinglish language. The content slides for the course are in Hinglish (One line English, One line Hindi).
The course is available in English and Hindi Mediums. The Study Material is in Three Languages: First file is in English, Second file is in Hindi, Third file is Bilingual (one line English, one line Hindi). The Lectures are delivered in Hinglish.
When it comes to guidance, noone can even come closer to Synopsis IAS. The Synopsis IAS institute is based on the vision of a person, who left services just to teach and provide genuine Guidance.
There are Strategy Videos by Krishna Sir: He has discussed the strategy to prepare for UPSC in cover in a realistic way in his most popular Guidance Series.
The course is available for a very less price compared to any other online or offline coaching.
Lectures: There are pre recorded lectures by the highly qualified and experienced faculties.
Study material: Course study material will be available for registered students in downloadable and printable PDF format on the student dashboard.
Personalized student dashboard: Registered Students get a Personalized student dashboard with a login password. You can watch the lectures anywhere, anytime and any number of times.
Two-way feedback: We take students’ feedback seriously. We can remove or replace faculties if the feedback is not good.
It is a Paid Batch for UPSC CSE aspirants. However, a number of videos are uploaded at YouTube for Demo and Awareness purpose.
Course Completion Date: 1 month before exam
Validity: One month after exam.
Ethics and Human Interface
Essence, Determinants and Consequences of Ethics in – Human Actions; Dimensions of Ethics; Ethics – in Private and Public Relationships. Human Values – Lessons from the Lives and Teachings of Great Leaders, Reformers and Administrators; Role of Family Society and Educational Institutions in Inculcating Values
Content, Structure, Function; its Influence and Relation with Thought and Behaviour; Moral and Political Attitudes; Social Influence and Persuasion
Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Services
Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.
Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, and their Utilities and Application in Administration and Governance.
Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World.
Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration
Status and Problems; Ethical Concerns and Dilemmas in Government and Private Institutions; Laws, Rules, Regulations and Conscience as Sources of Ethical Guidance; Accountability and Ethical Governance; Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance; Ethical Issues in International Relations and Funding; Corporate Governance.
Probity in Governance
Concept of Public Service; Philosophical Basis of Governance and Probity; Information Sharing and Transparency in Government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work Culture, Quality of Service Delivery, Utilization of Public Funds, Challenges of Corruption.
Case Studies on above issues
Theory Lectures: Krishna Sir. Case Studies: By Shubham Sir. Advanced and Applied Ethics: Multiple Faculties.