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PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

Part-I, SEMESTER-I

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER


  1. The question paper should carry 100 marks and the time allowed would be three hours.

  2. The question paper should contain ten essay type questions. It should be divided into two sections. Five questions should be set from each section. The candidates should be asked to attempt five questions, selecting at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

  3. The question should be set strictly according to the syllabus.

  4. The language of questions should be straight and simple.

  5. Not more than one question should be based on quotation.

  6. The question paper should cover the whole syllabus and questions should be evenly distributed.

  7. Those questions which have more than one part, marks for each part must be indicated on the question paper itself.


FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE EPIC PERIOD
Max. Marks:100 External Assessment:80 marks

Time: 3 Hours Internal Assessment:20 marks

Pass Marks:40%
SECTION-A


  1. Physical features of the Punjab and there impact on history.

  2. Sources of ancient Punjab history.

  3. Harappan Culture: Principal places, town planning, features of social and economic life, religion and causes of disappearance.


SECTION-B


  1. The Indo-Aryans: Original home of Aryans and settlement in Punjab, political organization, social, religious and economic life during the Rig-Vedic Age.

  2. Origin and growth of caste system : its merits and demerits.

  3. The Ramayana and Mahabharata and their historical importance.


SUGGESTED READINGS


  1. L.M. Joshi (ed) : History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-I (Patiala, 1989) (3rd edition).

  2. L.M.Joshi and Fauja Singh (ed): History of the Punjab, Vol-I (Patiala, 1977).

  3. Buddha Prakash : Glimpses of Ancient Punjab, (Patiala, 1983).

  4. R.S. Tripathi:History of Ancient India.

  5. B.N Sharma: Life in Northern India (Delhi, 1966).

  6. V.C Pandey: Political and Cultural History of India.

  7. Romila Thapar : History of India Vol-I, (Penguin Books, 1966).

  8. A.L Basham : The Wonder that was India.

  9. Sukhninder Kaur Dhillon : Religious History of Ancient Punjab.

PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

PART-I, SEMESTER-II

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER

  1. The question paper should carry 100 marks and the time allowed would be three hours.

  2. The question paper should contain ten essay type question. It should be divided into two sections. Five questions should be set from each section. The candidates should be asked to attempt five questions, selecting at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

  3. The question should be set strictly according to the syllabus.

  4. The language of questions should be straight and simple.

  5. Not more than one question should be based on quotation.

  6. The question paper should cover the whole syllabus and questions should be evenly distributed.

  7. Those questions which have more than one part, marks for each part must be indicated on the question paper itself.


FROM THE RISE OF BUDDHISM TO 1000 A.D.
Max. Marks:100 External Assessment:80 marks

Time: 3 Hours Internal Assessment:20 marks

Pass Marks: 40%
SECTION-A


  1. Teachings and impact of Buddhism and Jainism in the Punjab.

  2. Political condition of the Punjab on the eve of Alexander's invasion, account of the invasion and its impact.

  3. Punjab under Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka.


SECTION-B


  1. The Kushans and their contribution to the Punjab.

  2. The Punjab under the Gupta and Vardhana Emperors.

  3. Development of Education, literature, art and architecture till 1000 A.D.


SUGGESTED READINGS



  1. L.M. Joshi (ed) : History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-I (Patiala, 1989) (3rd edition).

  2. L.M.Joshi and Fauja Singh (ed): History of the Punjab, Vol-I (Patiala, 1977).

  3. Buddha Prakash : Glimpses of Ancient Punjab, (Patiala, 1983).

  4. R.S. Tripathi:History of Ancient India.

  5. B.N Sharma: Life in Northern India (Delhi, 1966).

  6. V.C Pandey: Political and Cultural History of India.

  7. Romila Thapar : History of India Vol-I, (Penguin Books, 1966).

  8. A.L Basham : The Wonder that was India.

  9. Sukhninder Kaur Dhillon : Religious History of Ancient Punjab.

PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE (1000-1606 A.D.)

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

Part-II, Semester-III

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
Time Allowed : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 80

Internal Assessment : 20 Pass Marks : 40
NOTE : The paper Setter should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper. Candidates are requested to attempt one question each from the section A, B, C & D and the entire Section E.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTERS
1. The Syllabus prescribed should be strictly adhered to.

The paper-setters should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper.


2. The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D & E. Sections A,B,C & D will have two questions each from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 12 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus and will carry 32 marks in all. There being no internal choice in this section, each short-answer type question will carry 4 marks. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from the Sections A, B, C, D and the entire Section E. The candidates are required to give answer of each short answer type question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
3. The wording of the questions should be simple and easily understandable by an average student. There should be no vagueness.
4. The number of questions based upon quotations should not exceed two in a question paper.
5. The general standard of the questions should cater to the different intellectual levels - average, above average and below average.
6. Each paper is of 80 marks and three hours duration and 20 marks are of internal assessment in each paper.
The Break-up of 20 marks for Internal Assessment (Theory Papers) is below :

1. Test : 10 Marks

2. Class Attendance : 05 Marks

3. Project Work/Assignment/Seminar/Field : 05 Marks

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Total Marks : 20 Marks

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SECTION–A
1. Sufi Movement

2. Bhakti Movement


SECTION–B
3. Political, Social and Religious Condition of Punjab during Sixteenth Century.

4. Teachings of Guru Nanak and impact on Society.


SECTION–C
5. Development of Sikhism under Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das.

6. Development of Sikhism under Guru Ram Das.


SECTION–D
7. Guru Arjan, Compilation of Adi Granth.

8. Martyrdom of Guru Arjan and its impact.



SECTION–E
Eight short-answer type questions will be set from the entire syllabus. The candidates will attempt all these 8 questions. These questions will be based upon terms, concepts, institutions and historical sources within the purview of the syllabus. The answer to each of these questions will be of 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines and will carry 4 marks each. Thus, the total marks of these questions will be 32.

ESSENTIAL BOOKS
1. Fauja Singh (ed.), History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-III, Patiala, 1987.

2. G.S. Chhabra, The Advanced History of the Punjab, Vol.I.

3. Khushwant Singh, History of the Sikhs, Vol.I, Delhi, 1991.

4. J.S. Grewal, The New Cambridge History of India : The Sikhs of the Punjab, Hyderabad, 1990.

5. D.S. Dhillon, Sikhism : Origin and Development.

6. Hari Ram Gupta : History of the Sikhs, Vol.I.

7. Teja Singh & Ganda Singh, A Short History of the Sikhs.

PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE (1606-1849 A.D.)

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

Part-II, Semester-IV

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
Time Allowed : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 80

Internal Assessment : 20 Pass Marks : 40

NOTE : The paper Setter should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper. Candidates are requested to attempt one question each from the section A, B, C & D and the entire Section E.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTERS
1. The Syllabus prescribed should be strictly adhered to.

The paper-setters should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper.


2. The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D & E. Sections A,B,C & D will have two questions each from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 12 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus and will carry 32 marks in all. There being no internal choice in this section, each short-answer type question will carry 4 marks. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from the Sections A, B, C, D and the entire Section E. The candidates are required to give answer of each short-type question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
3. The wording of the questions should be simple and easily understandable by an average student. There should be no vagueness.
4. The number of questions based upon quotations should not exceed two in a question paper.
5. The general standard of the questions should cater to the different intellectual levels - average, above average and below average.
6. Each paper is of 80 marks and three hours duration and 20 marks are of internal assessment in each paper.
The Break-up of 20 marks for Internal Assessment (Theory Papers) is below :

1. Test : 10 Marks

2. Class Attendance : 05 Marks

3. Project Work/Assignment/Seminar/Field : 05 Marks

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Total Marks : 20 Marks

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SECTION–A
1. Guru Har Gobind : Features of New Policy and its Impact.

2. Guru Tegh Bahadur : Factors responsible for the martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur.


SECTION–B
3. Guru Gobind Singh : Creation of Khalsa.

4. Pre-Khalsa and Post Khalsa Battles of Guru Gobind Singh.


SECTION–C
5. Rise of Sikhs Misals.

6. Ranjit Singh's conquest of Lahore and Amritsar.


SECTION–D
7. Central and Provincial Administration of Ranjit Singh.

8. Fairs and Festivals of Punjab.



SECTION–E
Eight short-answer type questions will be set from the entire syllabus. The candidates will attempt all these 8 questions. These questions will be based upon terms, concepts, institutions and historical sources within the purview of the syllabus. The answer to each of these questions will be of 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines and will carry 4 marks each. Thus, the total marks of these questions will be 32.


ESSENTIAL BOOKS

1. Fauja Singh (ed.), History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-III, Patiala, 1987.

2. G.S. Chhabra, The Advanced History of the Punjab, Vol.I. & Vol.II.

3. Teja Singh & Ganda Singh, A Short History of the Sikhs, Vol.I & II, 1839-1988, Delhi, 1991.

4. J.S. Grewal, The New Cambridge History of India : The Sikhs of the Punjab, Hyderabad, 1990.

5. D.S. Dhillon, Sikhism : Origin and Development.

6. Harjinder Walia, Fairs and Festivals of Punjab.

7. Kartar Singh : Guru Gobind Singh.



PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE (1849-1909 A.D.)

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

Part-III, Semester-V

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
Time Allowed : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 80

Internal Assessment : 20 Pass Marks : 40

NOTE : The paper Setter should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper. Candidates are requested to attempt one question each from the section A, B, C & D and the entire Section E.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTERS
1. The Syllabus prescribed should be strictly adhered to.

The paper-setters should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper.


2. The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D & E. Sections A,B,C & D will have two questions each from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 12 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus and will carry 32 marks in all. There being no internal choice in this section, each short-answer type question will carry 4 marks. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from the Sections A, B, C, D and the entire Section E. The candidates are required to give answer of each short-type question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
3. The wording of the questions should be simple and easily understandable by an average student. There should be no vagueness.
4. The number of questions based upon quotations should not exceed two in a question paper.
5. The general standard of the questions should cater to the different intellectual levels - average, above average and below average.
6. Each paper is of 80 marks and three hours duration and 20 marks are of internal assessment in each paper.
The Break-up of 20 marks for Internal Assessment (Theory Papers) is below :

1. Test : 10 Marks

2. Class Attendance : 05 Marks

3. Project Work/Assignment/Seminar/Field : 05 Marks

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Total Marks : 20 Marks

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SECTION–A
1. Board of Administration : 1849-1853.

2. John Lawrence as Chief Commissioner of Punjab 1853-1858 : His Reforms.


SECTION–B

3. Land Alienation Act of 1901; Agrarian Unrest of 1907.

4. Development of Industry in Punjab.
SECTION–C

5. Socio-Religious Reform Movements : Namdhari Movement; Arya Samaj.

6. Socio-Religious Reform Movements : Singh Sabha, Ahmadiyas.
SECTION–D

7. Spread of Modern Education in the Punjab.

8. Growth of Political Consciousness in Punjab upto 1907.

SECTION–E
Eight short-answer type questions will be set from the entire syllabus. The candidates will attempt all these 8 questions. These questions will be based upon terms, concepts, institutions and historical sources within the purview of the syllabus. The answer to each of these questions will be of 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines and will carry 4 marks each. Thus, the total marks of these questions will be 32.
ESSENTIAL BOOKS
1. Fauja Singh (ed.), History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-III, Patiala,

1987.


2. G.S. Chhabra, The Advanced History of the Punjab, Vol.I.

3. Khushwant Singh, History of the Sikhs, Vol. II, 1839-1988, Delhi, 1991.

4. S.S. Bal, British Administration of Punjab.

5. J.S. Grewal, The New Cambridge History of India : The Sikhs of the Punjab, Hyderabad, 1990.



PUNJAB HISTORY & CULTURE (1909-1966 A.D.)

(Special Paper in Lieu of Punjabi)

Common syllabus for B.A. Honours School courses in History, B.A. Honours School Course in Political Science & B.A. Honour's School in English)

Part-III, Semester-VI

2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Session
Time Allowed : 3 Hours Max. Marks : 80

Internal Assessment : 20 Pass Marks : 40

NOTE : The paper Setter should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper. Candidates are requested to attempt one question each from the section A, B, C & D and the entire Section E.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTERS
1. The Syllabus prescribed should be strictly adhered to.

The paper-setters should keep in view the topics specified in each paper and not the title of the paper.


2. The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C,D & E. Sections A,B,C & D will have two questions each from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry 12 marks each. Section E will consist of 8 short-answer type questions which will cover the entire syllabus and will carry 32 marks in all. There being no internal choice in this section, each short-answer type question will carry 4 marks. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from the Sections A, B, C, D and the entire Section E. The candidates are required to give answer of each short-type question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
3. The wording of the questions should be simple and easily understandable by an average student. There should be no vagueness.
4. The number of questions based upon quotations should not exceed two in a question paper.
5. The general standard of the questions should cater to the different intellectual levels - average, above average and below average.
6. Each paper is of 80 marks and three hours duration and 20 marks are of internal assessment in each paper.
The Break-up of 20 marks for Internal Assessment (Theory Papers) is below :

1. Test : 10 Marks

2. Class Attendance : 05 Marks

3. Project Work/Assignment/Seminar/Field : 05 Marks

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Total Marks : 20 Marks

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SECTION–A
1. A brief survey of the role of the Punjab in Freedom Movement.

2. Circumstances leading to the partition of the Punjab, 1947.


SECTION–B
3. Eminent Freedom Fighters of the Punjab : Lala Lajpat Rai and Kartar Singh Sarabha.

4. Eminent Freedom Fighters of the Punjab : Bhagat Singh and Udham Singh.

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SECTION–C
5. Great Writers of Punjab : Bhai Vir Singh, Dhani Rama Chatrik.

6. Great Artists of the Punjab : Amrita Sher Gill, Sobha Singh.


SECTION–D
7. Development of Agriculture and Irrigation in Punjab with special reference of Green Revolution.

8. Re-organisation of the Punjab, 1966


SECTION–E

Eight short-answer type questions will be set from the entire syllabus. The candidates will attempt all these 8 questions. These questions will be based upon terms, concepts, institutions and historical sources within the purview of the syllabus. The answer to each of these questions will be of 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines and will carry 4 marks each. Thus, the total marks of these questions will be 32.




ESSENTIAL BOOKS
1. Fauja Singh (ed.) : History and Culture of the Punjab, Part-III, Patiala,

1987.


2. G.S. Chhabra : The Advanced History of the Punjab, Vol.II.

3. Khushwant Singh : History of the Sikhs, Vol. II, 1839-1988, Delhi, 1991.

4. Fauja Singh : Eminent Freedom Fighters of Punjab, Patiala, 1972.

5. J.S. Grewal : The New Cambridge History of India : The Sikhs of



the Punjab, Hyderabad, 1990.

6. Satya M. Rai : Punjabi Heroic Tradition, 1900-1947.


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