M.A. Public AdmnMaharshi Dayanand University
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Unit-I Science : Meaning, Characteristics and basic
assumptions; Scientific methods : Meaning,
Characteristics and steps of scientific methods; Difference
between natural and social science; Public Administration
as a science.
Unit-II Social Research : Meaning, nature and objectives; Types
of social research : Pure and applied, Utility of social
research; Problem of objectivity in social research and
the measures to enhance it in social research.
Unit-III Hypothesis : Meaning, types, importance and sources of
hypothesis; Qualities of a workable hypothsis; Difficulties
in the formulation of hypothesis; Testing of hypothesis;
Research Design : Meaning, types and its formulation.
Unit-IV Sampling : Meaning, merits and demerits, Types of
samping : Random, staratified, purposive, Quota and multi
stage ; Procedure of selecting a representative sample.