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Indian Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume II)

Indian Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume II)


Author: Lohit Matani, IPS

Publisher: OakBridge Publishing

ISBN: 9789391032982

Edition: 1


Indian Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume II) is specially aimed at the aspirants of the Civil Services (Main) Examination. It will also be useful for the aspirants of various state services examinations.

This book is strictly aligned with the syllabus of Public Administration prescribed by UPSC. Going along the line of the syllabus, the book deals with all the topics one by one extensively. Having said that, it should be mentioned that there are certain ‘hidden topics’ in the syllabus of Public Administration. These topics may be derived from the existing topics by a senior student, but new students may find difficulty in doing that. It is often seen that UPSC asks questions from this ‘hidden syllabus’ which is not directly mentioned in its syllabus. However, a learned person may very well understand that these ‘hidden topics’ are very much a part of the main syllabus as they are connected to the main syllabus. This book helps in connecting the main topics with the ‘hidden topics’.

The book provides flowcharts, diagrams, and mind maps to facilitate better understanding and retention of the concepts. Written in extremely lucid and simple language, it will serve as a comprehensive for Paper II of Public Administration.

Key Features

  • Mapped to the UPSC syllabus of Public Administration – Paper II
  • Analytical insights on the theory and practice of Public Administration in India
  • Includes chapter-wise Previous Years Questions (31 Years) and Probable Questions
  • Offers comprehensive lists of important terminologies, important scholars, important books, and important organizations associated with Public Administration
  • Presents a trend analysis of the previous 10 years’ papers (2011 to 2020)
  • Contains conceptual mind maps, flowcharts, and diagrams


About the author

Lohit Matani is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 2014 batch posted in the Maharashtra cadre. He has done B.Tech and M.Tech in Material Science and Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. He has also done LLB from Maharashtra and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Cyber Crime from National Law University, Nagpur. Before this book, he has authored three more books- (1) Internal Security, (2) Introduction to Civil Services, (3) Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume 1) with OakBridge. Lohit loves interacting with the young students and candidates preparing for the civil services examination through his articles, blogs, and books. He is a writer of the blog “”.


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