Indian Polity has everything about Constitution, individual’s rights, duties and responsibilities to structure, power, functions and responsibilities of various institutions of administration. Along with this, candidates should also give more importance to the current events related to the topics like the recent changes in the constitution, amendments, and bills, new schemes initiated by government and relevant Supreme Court verdicts.
Polity is the easiest of all the subjects to score, because of the following reasons:
- The syllabus is concise and factual
- Straight forward questions are asked (not much analytical) and if you have revised Polity thoroughly then, you can get most of the answers right if not for 100% accuracy
- The questions are generally easy to moderate
- Not many Books to read apart from the two omnipresent and most referred books of Polity – By DD Basu and Laxmikanth)
How to Prepare
Polity is an important topic at all the three stages of exam, be it Prelims, Mains or Interview. The significance of the subject is carried forward, even when you get into the service. It forms an important part of administration. The topics under Polity range from –
Everything about Constitution, individual’s rights, duties and responsibilities to structure, power, functions and responsibilities of various institutions of administration.
It also discusses about various policies of the Government, rights-based issues of the vulnerable groups.
So, one has to be abreast with the local happenings in and around you. A sense of awareness is created in the mind of the common man – about one’s rights, duties, responsibilities and help him/her to take an informed decision. It also helps in holding the Government accountable for failing to serve its people.
This is what makes Polity interesting and enjoyable. Henceforth, we recommend Polity to be read, not only as a civil service aspirant, but every Indian !!