GS IV:- Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude Course:- Offline, Online & Recorded Sessions.
The General Studies Paper 4 (GS 4) in the UPSC mains examination is dedicated to "Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude." This paper aims to assess the ethical and moral dimensions of a candidate's personality and their ability to apply this understanding in real-world situations. The syllabus includes topics such as integrity, honesty, and probity in public life, ethical dilemmas, and case studies. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a sound understanding of ethical principles, ethical reasoning, and their application to various situations, especially those related to governance and public administration. The paper also evaluates the candidate's attitude and approach towards societal issues. Overall, GS 4 plays a crucial role in assessing the ethical and moral grounding of aspirants for a career in civil services.