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Comparative Study of Marks in GS and Optionals in IAS 2013

Civil Services (Main) Examination result is already released by the Union Public Service Commission. Recently, it has also released category-wise cut-off marks of each stage of examination – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Since last year, it is disclosing the cut-off marks for Prelims. Besides releasing the cut-off marks for each stage, the UPSC in its… Read More »

Values and Ethics in Private Institutions

A Case study of Tata Companies ‘Corporate Values’ may be broadly defined as that set of declared beliefs, which indicate the intended character of the enterprise. Some of these values in respect of TATA Steel are as follows: 1. Trusteeship 2. Respect for the individual 3. Integrity 4. Credibility 5. Excellence Unlike the western companies,… Read More »

Case Study – 3

A citizen cannot seek disclosure of the evaluated Answer-Sheets under RTI Act, 2005 A candidate dissatisfied with his performance at the examination conducted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi, approached to the Public Information Office of the said examining body. The PIO refused his request of showing his evaluated answer-sheets quoting the provision of… Read More »

Case Study – 2

A police constable was remaining continuously absent from duty on grounds of health. The Superintendent of Police directed him to appear before a medical board to verify whether the constable is really sick. The constable did not appear before the medical board as per direction of Superintendent of Police. It was also found that the… Read More »

Case Study – 1

One Sri Ramlakhan filed an application under RTI to State Public Information Officer (SPIO) on a plain paper in regional language. The SPIO refused to accept the application saying that it should be on pre-printed format available outside the office at the cost of Rs.25/-. Sri Ramlakhan complied the instructions. The information consisted of copies… Read More »