GS Paper 1 Arts & culture
SALIENT ASPECTS OF ART FORMS, LITERATURE AND ARCHITECTURE FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN TIMES
GS Paper 2 Polity & Governance
MECHANISMS, LAWS, INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES CONSTITUTED FOR THE PROTECTION AND BETTERMENT OF THESE VULNERABLE SECTIONS
GS Paper 3 Indian Economy
MAJOR CROPS CROPPING PATTERNS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY, DIFFERENT TYPES OF IRRIGATION AND IRRIGATION SYSTEMS STORAGE, TRANSPORT AND MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE AND ISSUES AND RELATED CONSTRAINTS
GS Paper 4 Ethics & Integrity
APTITUDE AND FOUNDATIONAL VALUES FOR CIVIL SERVICE , INTEGRITY, IMPARTIALITY AND NON-PARTISANSHIP, OBJECTIVITY, DEDICATION TO PUBLIC SERVICE, EMPATHY, TOLERANCE AND COMPASSION TOWARDS THE WEAKER-SECTIONS.
(I) Some influential people, outside his office as well as subordinates in his office come and meet him and offer him valuable gifts in welcome gesture.
(II) He is also told by his subordinates that there is a channel of money collection by the police of the area from commercial vehicles, shanty vendors and shopkeepers as well as spurious liquor lobby etc, share of which would automatically reach to the new officer. This money is unaccounted and does not go to the establishment.
(a) The officer is in dilemma. Whether he should accept the gifts in welcome gesture from influential people outside office or only from his official colleagues or from both? Give reasons.
(b) Should he take the share from unaccounted money mentioned above? If not what would be professionally and ethically correct decision for him.