Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations

Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations (English, Paperback, Laxmikanth M.)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education India
    • Genre: Business & Economics
    • ISBN: 9780070153165, 0070153167
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    Published in the year 2013, Indian Polity For Civil Services Examinations is a book that provides the readers with insight into important topics that need to be understood by students to clear the civil services examination.

    Summary Of The Book

    Indian Polity For Civil Services Examinations has been designed to meet the requirements of students preparing for civil service examinations. This book covers the entire syllabus, which civil service aspirants need to understand.

    This book has been divided into 11 parts, which include Constitutional Framework, Central Government, System of Government, State Government, Constitutional Bodies, Union Territories And Special Areas, Local Government, Non-Constitutional Bodies, Other Constitutional Dimensions, Political Dynamics, and Working of the Constitution.

    The first part of the book deals with the historical background of the constitution, and throws light on fundamental rights, fundamental duties, citizenship, and features of the constitution. The second part deals with the parliamentary system, emergency provisions, special provision for certain states, inter-state relations, and the current status of Jammu & Kashmir. The third part provides insight into the central government by explaining the roles of the President, Prime Minister, and Vice-President. In the fourth part, students are provided detailed information on the state government, explaining the role of the Chief Minister, Governor, state council of ministers, subordinate courts, and high court.
    In the fifth part, the readers are provided insight into the Panchayati Raj as well as urban local governments. The sixth part deals with union territories, and scheduled, and tribal areas. In the seventh part, the author throws light on the constitutional bodies, which include the finance commission, election commission, advocate general of the state, special officer for linguistic minorities, national commission for SCs, national commission for STs, and union public service commission.

    The eighth part of this book throws light on the planning commission, national human rights commission, state human rights commission, lokpal, and lokayuktas, central vigilance commission, and state information commission. In the ninth part, the readers are provided insight into public services, anti-defection law, tribunals, and special provisions for ST’s, Anglo-Indian’s, minorities, and BC’s. In the tenth part, the readers are also provided insight into national integration, foreign policy, pressure groups, political parties, and elections. The eleventh part deals with the national commission’s plan to examine the constitution’s working.

    In this third edition, the author also provides 7 appendices at the end of the book. The appendices cover topics such as table of precedence, definitions under the constitution, constitutional amendments at a glance, subjects of union, state, and concurrent lists, articles of the constitution, and ministries/departments of the central government. This edition of Indian Polity For Civil Services also comes with updated UPSC preliminary, and main question papers as well.

    About M. Laxmikanth

    M. Laxmikanth is an author, and trainer.

    Apart from this book, Laxmikanth has written Governance in India for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination, Indian Polity, and Public Administration.

    Laxmikanth completed his master’s degree from Osmania University in 1989. Following that, he started his own coaching academy, Laxmikanth’s IAS. Laxmikanth has a great deal of experience coaching civil service aspirants.

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    • India School
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    • CSAT, Civil Services Mains, Civil Services General
    Table of Contents
    • PART I: CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK

      1. Historical Background
      2. Making of the Constitution
      3. Salient Features of the Constitution
      4. Preamble of the Constitution
      5. Union and its Territory
      6. Citizenship
      7. Fundamental Rights
      8. Directive Principles of State Policy
      9. Fundamental Duties
      10. Amendment of the Constitution

      PART II: SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT

      11. Parliamentary System
      12. Federal System
      13. Centre-State Relations
      14. Inter-State Relations
      15. Emergency Provisions
      16. Special Status of Jammu & Kashmir
      17. Special Provisions for Some States

      PART III: CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

      18. President
      19. Vice-president
      20. Prime Minister
      21. Constitutional Provisions
      22. Parliament
      23. Supreme Court

      PART IV: STATE GOVERNMENT

      24. Governor
      25. Chief Minister
      26. State Council of Ministers
      27. State Legislature
      28. High Court
      29. Subordinate Courts

      PART V: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

      30. Panchayati Raj
      31. Urban Local Governments

      PART VI: UNION TERRIRORIES AND SPECIAL AREAS

      32. Union Territories
      33. Scheduled and Tribal Areas

      PART VII: CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

      34. Election Commission
      35. Union Public Service Commission
      36. State Public Service Commission
      37. Finance Commission
      38. National Commission for SCs
      39. National Commission for STs
      40. Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities
      41. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
      42. Attorney General and Solicitor General of India
      43. Advocate General of the State

      PART VIII: NON-CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

      44. Planning Commission
      45. National Development Council
      46. National Human Rights Commission
      47. State Human Rights Commission
      48. Central Vigilance Commission
      49. Central Information Commission
      50. State Information Commission
      51. Lokpal and Lokayuktas

      PART IX: OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS

      52. Official Language
      53. Public Services
      54. Tribunals
      55. Special Provisions for SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities and Anglo-Indian
      56. Rights and Liabilities of the Government57. Authoritative Text in Hindi Language
      58. Anti-Defection Law

      PART X: POLITICAL DYNAMICS

      59. Political Parties
      60. Elections
      61. Pressure Groups
      62. National Integration
      63. Foreign Policy

      PART XI: WORKING OF THE CONSTITUTION

      64. National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution
      APPENDIX I: Articles of the Constitution
      APPENXIX II: Subjects of Union, State and Concurrent
      Lists
      APPENDIX III: Table of Precedence
      APPENDIX IV: Oath by the Constitutional and other
      Authorities
      APPENDIX V: Definitions under the Constitution
      APPENDIX VI: Constitutional Amendments at a Glance
      APPENDIX VII: Ministries/ Departments of the Central Government

    Dimensions
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    • 63 mm
    Height
    • 614 mm
    Length
    • 469 mm
    Weight
    • 390 gr
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    A very Great Book

    I purchased this book and it covers all most all the topics one need to know about Indian Polity for civil Service Exam and the contents were organised in good manner for easy revision. A must needed book for civil service aspirants.

    The delivery of this book from the flipkart is also very timely and I received it within 24 hours.
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    best polity book

    being from a non-Arts background i find the subject preety tough. I went through ncert book n then startd reading this book. I wud say its a great book. Easy to understand. N especially the new topics were very helpful. N for flipkart.... Wat to say, this is somewer around the 10th stuffs i brought from u guys n u guys r simply amazing.
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    Beautifully written book

    The book is written beautifully. A good selection for serious candidates. Best thing is that the book has been segregated in such a manner so as to make revision easy for students.. Also important points have been marked and tabulation and comparing of various topics are done in an impeccable manner.
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    Good Book for UPSC students

    The book provides concise outlook to the subject. It is a great book for the General Studies section for the Mains exam of UPSC. Apart from that, the book is a best guide for someone who wants know know how our Polity works and something about the constitution.
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    INDIAN POLITY BY M LAXMIKANT

    indian polity is ma second book which im reading for the indian polity part in g.s fo civil service exam ma 1st book was 'our constitution' by subhash c khashyap after reading 'our consitution' ma expectation was modrate with this book before i started reading it. im not over with the book yet but from what i have read till now i can surely say i found this book better than 'our constitution' and when i say this im not critising our constituion' that is wonderful book too. but according to ma...
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    The very best!

    This book is a very easy read and you can go through it very quickly still comprehending and acquiring all that is needed for this section of the mains exam.

    It is even easier to revise and trust me, what you will read from this book will remain with you for a long time as everything is arranged very well and systematically. However I need to add here that I have political science background and the subject is one of my optionals in mains.

    Having said all about the book and confessing that ...
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    Thank You Flipkart

    Thank You Flipkart. Very prompt and quick delivery
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    Great Book....

    The thing is most of us usually study polity just for examination but aren't really interested in it. This book gives all the concepts in simple understandable and objective language. Another thing is that it is to the point, it does not overwhelm you information that you wont be able to remember anyways. It tell you what you need to know.
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    MARVELLOUS....AWESOME... SPLENDID......!!!!!!!!!!!

    a musy 4 cvl srvc asprantz. the writer has a unique style of wrtng,presentation and understandable 4 all.the relavnt references at the end of each chptr is preey advantagz
    mak the reader preety interestng.it covers all the imprtant aspcts of polity in simple n absorbable syle.
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    Indian polity - M laxmikant

    reader gets into a flow while reading the book and the writer has written it so smooth, so precise, so apprehensive that the subject which once appeared so unattractive and boring suddenly becomes interesting and you are left with a curiosity to know more and more about your system as you move on with the book. thanks to the writer.
    No better start than this book for civil aspirants and for any one interested in the topic as well.
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