53rd-55th BPSC Combined Competitive Entrance Exam 2012 Law

Paper 1

All questions carry 40 marks.

Answer five questions, selecting not more than three from any one Section.

  1. Write a detailed note on the history of labour legislation in India.

  2. Make a list of the social security lagislation in India. Explain briefly the main provision of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

  3. Explain the safety provision as given in Chapter 4th of the Factories Act, 1948.

  4. Explain the following as per the Workman's Compensation Act, 1976.

    1. Disablement

    2. Accident arising out of employment

    3. Accident arising in course of employment.

  5. Explain the following in detail:

    1. Constitution of ESI Corporation

    2. benefits under the EsI Act, 1948.

  6. Write the main provision of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.

  7. Write the important provisions of the Beedi and Cigar Workmen (Condition of Employment) Act, 1966.

  8. Write about the organization and objectives of International Labour Organization (ILO).

  9. Write a detailed note on Labour Administration in Bihar.

  10. Write short notes on the following:

    1. Difference between Factory and Industry.

    2. Definition of manufacturing process as per the Factories Act, 1948.

    3. The formula for calculating the amount of compensation in case of death under the Workman's Compensation Act, 1923.

Paper 2

All questions carry 40 marks.

Answer five questions, selecting not more than three from any one Section.

  1. Define Industrial Relation and discuss its objective and importance. Suggest ways to improve Industrial Relations in an organization.

  2. Define Collective Bargaining ans explain the per-requisites for reaching an effective agreement between management and workers.

  3. Critically evaluate the statement that “trade unionism is becoming obsolete in post-globalization era.”

  4. Define Trade Union. Discuss the main provisions of the Trade Unions Act, 1926.

  5. Explain the concept of social security. What are the various method of providing social security to workers. Critically discuss the present position of social security for Indian working class.

  6. Define the poverty and explain the factors that lead to poverty in a society. Critically evaluate the Government program to eradicate poverty in India.

  7. Write a detailed note on nature, causes and situation of beggary in Bihar. Suggest remedies for its solution.

  8. Discuss the nature and causes of the problem of prostitution in Indian society. Why despite the economic development it is still increasing? Explain.

  9. Examine the causes and consequences of growing unemployment in India. Critically discuss the measures to overcome the problem of unemployment. Give suggestions to improve it.

  10. Define the concept of child welfare and discuss the welfare programmes for children at Centre and State levels.