ETHICS, INTEGRITY & APTITUDE : Ethics, Integrity And Aptitude- Case Studies

Ethics, Integrity And Aptitude- Case Studies

Case studies depicts the real test to assess the student's originality in approach to solve the problem based on his attitude and aptitude. Here, his approach to life (philosophy) and his inter personal skill and self management interplay in dynamic way, especially to solve real life situation posed in his personal and professional life. Students are also tested to assess his understanding of the basic concept of Jurisprudence, legal and constitutional provision vis-a-vis the ethical domain of his personality. It is the most interesting and engrossing way to understand the different concepts of Ethics.

Chapter-1- Case Studies- An Approach

Case Study is the most important part of the question papers, which is almost given a fifty percent weightage. This part includes questions to test the candidate’s attitude and approach towards issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his/her problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society. In this chapter, an analysis has been done in scientific way to understand the intent of UPSC to ask particular type of questions in case-studies. 

Chapter-2- Ethical Dilemma and its Resolution- Previous Year Papers

In this chapter, with the demonstration of last year sample question papers, we will show you how you can comprehend the real issues and how you can resolve the dilemma with your original approach. Students are cautioned to do more writing practice of Case Study type of questions.While dealing with questions related to Case Studies,it has been experienced that students are not comprehending the ethical dilemma and are normally not defining the conflict in issue which defines in real sense what the exact dilemma was, so practice of writing will help you ti come of this situation effectively. 

Chapter-3- How to resolve conflict- by ethical means

Prior to 2013, in CSAT paper, students were subjected to undergo a test in which ethical dilemma was created, and few options were given. Students were to choose the correct response. There were not a single answer, 2 options were also found correct. This is a right approach to understand the basics of Case studies in this subject. The classes will prove of much help to the student,