Lexicon & Environment Combo (Set of 2)- Paperback
Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude for IAS General Studies
In the present transforming society there is a need of good public Administration. Over the period of time, The role of public Administration (service) has transformed depending upon the evolution of governance but, the one which is eternal and Long lasting is the ethical values behind the service. Ethics is a multidimensional Term that is used to describe what human should do based on rights, obligations, fairness, virtues, etc. Ethics and values forms the cornerstone of public Administration system, which provides the answer to the question, "why should I be moral". A recent example of this, is the arrest of an IPS Officer who was on probation, for cheating during the Civil Services Examination. Lt raises the question about the level of honesty and the dedication on part of the Civil servant. Can such issues be only resolved with penal actions? Maybe not, and here iies the importance of ethical values, morals, integrity, attitude empathy, etc. Which comes into play. Ultimately it is the moral fibre of an individual Officer or public servant that counts. Realizing the need of the hour, UPSC has taken an initiative to inculcate the ethical and moral values and thoughts for incoming new Civil servants so that they feel the need of the society with empathy and serve accordingly. The GS Paper LV "ethics Pape/' of Civil Services Examinations is the litmus test of an individual, that is not only based on a theoretical syllabus but also scrutinizes the individual from inside through judging his personal moral conducts. This book in a pedagogical manner enlightens an individual about ethics and all its related concepts. This book is not just about the definitions, thoughts, quotations, concepts but, it is about the discussions, role play, application of thoughts and underlying cases, etc. That are useful to any individual (not only for Civil Service aspirants) for moral conduct.
To help students in acquiring the essentials of the topic 'environment’ during preparation for Civil Services Examination, Shankar IAS Academy has brought the book, 'environment’. This book follows the paper pattern and syllabus given by Union Public Service Commission which conducts these examinations. The language of the book is simple and the content is engaging which ensures students face no trouble during studying. Plus the distinctive designing makes it easy to navigate and read. This bestseller book has sold over 30, 000 copies and is widely read by students. A team of highly experienced writers from Shankar IAS Academy have written this book and hence it is accurate and reliable. The updated syllabus of UPSC focuses a lot on environment. The geography Paper of the Civil Service Examination includes topics on environment and hence it is important for students to have thorough understanding of this topic. This book is completely dedicated on environment and covers all concepts and points. It focuses on topics like environmental ecology, bio-diversity and Climate change. Some of the topics discussed in the book include ecological pyramid and nutrient cycling, ecosystem rainforest, deciduous monsoon forest, Biome, bread basket region, food chain, primary consumer, food web, ecological pyramid, ecological explosion, ecotone, chemosynthesis, biogeochemical cycle, Miss semple, possibilism, stratosphere, biosphere, species types, nutritional eutrophication, acid rain, marble cancer, soil types, biogeographical realm, xerophytic, Nitrogen cycle, greenhouse gas, biodiversity hotspots, Ozone depletion, club of Rome, planktonic, biological magnification, young lakes, good Ozone and bio-diversity loss. Along with clear explanations the book gives adequate practice for students so that they can their knowledge and check their understandings.