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Literary criticism (theoretical &practical)

  1. Distribution of marks :-

  1. To comment on one passage from the prescribed pieces

  2. Three criticial questions from each prescribed texts

  3. Critical appraisal of a prose and a poetry passage.

Books prescribed:-

  1. Shakesperean criticism, 1968 Edn.-Ed.by d.n.smith.

Books prescribed:-

  1. Ben jonson- de shakespeare nostratis,pp.5-6.

  2. Dryden- form of dramatic prose.from the preface, pp. 16-22.

  3. Dr. Samuel jonson-preface to Shakespeare,pp. 77-116.

  4. De. Quince – knocking at the gate in Macbeth.

  1. T.s.eliot –three essays (o.u.p) edited by s. kumar .

Pieces prescribed:-

  1. Traditionand the indivisual talent.

  2. The functions of criticism.

  1. I.A. Richards – principles of literary criticism (Allied publishers)

Chapters prescribed:-

  1. Two uses of language.

  2. The definition of a poem.

  1. I.A. Richards – practical criticism.

Books suggested for reading:-

  1. Eliot – selected essays.

  2. Chikera &Enright –english critical text.

  3. K. r. Chatterjee – understanding I.A. Richards.

  4. I.A. Richards – principles of literary criticism.


(20th century modern literature)

Full marks – 100

Distribution of marks :-

  1. Four critical questions on prescribed texts –

  2. Four explanations –

Books prescribed :-

  1. Palgrave`s golden threasury (O.U.P.)

Pieces prescribed :-

  1. W.b. yeats – the second coming, sailing to Byzantium, among school children

  2. Eliot – marina , gerontion.

  3. Lawrence – piano.

  4. Auden – look stranger.

  5. Philip larkin – wants .

  6. Wilfred owen –stranger meeting.

  7. Stephen spender – missing my daughter.

  1. G. B. Shaw – candida.

  2. E. M. forster – a passage to india.

  3. Essays of adous Huxley – edited by s. k. kumar (macmillan)

Pieces prescribed :-

  1. Beliefs & actions.

  2. The planned society.

  3. Revolutions

  4. Work &leisure

  5. Literature and science.


Indo – Anglian literature

Full marks -100

Marks distribution:-

  1. Four critical questions on texts –

  2. Two explanations out of four passages, from poetry and untouchable.

Books prescribed:-

  1. Anthology of indo –anglian verse-edited by hari mohan Prasad & Chakradhar Prasad singh.

Poems prescribed:-

  1. Henry derozio - poetry

  2. Tory dutta - our three

  3. R. n. tagore - silent steps

  4. Sri aurovindo - the tiger and the deer

  5. S. naidu - song of radha

  6. Nissim Ezekiel - island

  7. Kamal das - an introduction

  8. A. k. ramanujam - a plant.

  9. R. parthasarthi - delhi

  10. Jayant mahapratap - dawn at puri

  1. Raja rao - kanthapura

  2. Mulk raj anand - untouchable.

  3. R. k. narain - the guide.



Full marks:-100 time -3 Hours

  1. General Essay 50 marks

  2. A literary Essay 50 marks


(Literary criticism (theoretical & Practical)

Full marks -100

Division of marks:-

  1. Explanation – two out of four

  2. One general questions on modern essays

  3. One general questions on novel

  4. Essay one

  5. Translation one

Books prescribed:-

  1. Modern essays (Orient Longmans )

Pieces prescribed:

  1. Gardiner-on superstition.

  2. Gandhi–khadi.

  3. Nehru- what is culture?

  4. Chesterton- what found in my pocket?

  5. Raja rao – the village of kanthpura.

  1. Earnest hemingway= the old man and the sea.

  2. Translation.

  3. Essay


History of India (1757-1857)

Full marks :-100

  1. India in the middle of 18th century-forces of continuity and change.

  2. Final victories of the British in Bengal and Carnatic.

  3. Expansion of the British empire upto 1857war and diplomacy as instrument of expansion-relationship with the Marathas, Mysore, Awadh, Central India, Punjab, Sindh, Burma (First Phase).

  4. Growth of Administrative Apparatus- warren Hastings, Cornwallis, Bentick, Dalhousie.

  5. Economic change (1757-1857)

  1. Land Revenue Settlement-Permanent Settlement, Roytwari, Mahalwari.

  2. Decline of Indian industries.

  3. Commercialization of Agriculture.

  1. Introduction of English Education and the Rise of the New Intelligentsia with special References to Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  2. Indian Resistance to British Imperial rule.

  1. Popular Resistance.

  2. Revolt of 1857 causes and Nature.

Suggested Reading:-

  1. H. H. Dedwell ed, Cambridge History of India, Vol. V

  2. P. Thompson and G.T. Garatte, The Rise and Fulfilment of British Rule in India.

  3. P.E. Reberts, History of British India.

  4. Majumdar, Roy Chaudhary and Dutta, An Advanced History of India, Vol. III.

  5. S.B. Chaudhary, Civil Disobedience Under British Rule, 1757-1857.

  6. L.P. Sharma, Adhunik Bharat (Hindi)

  7. Delhi University Publication, Adhunik Bharat ka Itihas (Hindi)

  8. D.R. Gadgil, The Industrial Evaluation of India in Recent Times (Relevant topics)

  9. S.N. Sen, Eighteen Fifty Seven.

  10. P.C. Joshi, ed, Rebellion 1857 : A Symposium.

  11. R.C. Majumdar, ed, History and culture of the India People (Relevant Volumes)

  12. R.C. Majumdar, The sepoy Mutiny and the Revolt Of 1857.

  13. V. C. Joshi, ed, Ram Mohan Roy and the process of Modernization in India.

  14. B.N. Mishra, The Indian Middle Classes.

  15. Bisheshwar Prasad, Bondage and Freedom, Vol.

  1. Chopra, puri and Das, Social, Cultural and Economic History of India Vol. III.


History of india (1858-1947) with special

Reverence to the freedom movement

Full marks:-100

  1. India’s Relation with Persia, Afganistan, Nepal, Tibet, Burma.

  2. British Policy towards Indian States.

  3. Problems of Decentralization-separation of judiciary from Executive Functions, Indianisation of Services.

  4. Imperial Adjustments: Administration of Ripon;Marley- Minto Reforms.

  5. Imperial Offensives: Lytton and Curzon.

  6. Imperial Adjustment (Next Phase)- Montague Chelmsford Reforms.

  7. Indian National Movement upto 1919.

  1. Early Political Association.

  2. Indian National Congress

  3. The Moderates,The Extremists, The Revolutionaries in Indian and Abroad.

  1. Indian National Movement, 1919 to 1939.

  1. Emergence of M.K. Gandhi.

  2. Khilafat Movement

  3. Non-Cooperation Movement

  4. Swarjists

  5. Civil disobedience Movement

  6. Imperial Response:Suppression-cum-conciliation; the Government of India Act1935.

  1. India and the Second World War:

(a)Cripps Mission (b) 1942 Movement. (c) Cabinet mission.

  1. Muslim Politics Since 1930 and demand for partition

  2. Independence and Partition.

Suggested Readings:

  1. Bisheshwar Prasad, Foundation of Indian’s Foreign policy, 2 vols.

  2. W.P. adye, India and her neighbours.

  3. J.M. adye, India’s Frontier Policy.

  4. K.N. Panikkar, Indian states and Government of India.

  5. P. Thompson and G.T. Garratt. Rise and Fulfilment of the British Rule in India.

  6. R.P. Dutta India Today (also in Hindi)

  7. P.E. Roberts, History of British India.

  8. John R. Melane, Indian Nationalism and the Early Congress.

  9. Judith M. Brown, Gandhi’s Rise to Power, 1915-1922.

  10. Tarachand, History of the freedom movement in India.

  11. R.C. Majumdar, History of the Freedom movement in India.

  12. Ayodhya Singh, Bharat Ka Mukti Sangram (Hindi)

  13. Bisheshwar Prasad, Bondage and Freedom, Vol. II

  14. Majumdar, Roy, Chaudhary and Dutt, An Advanced History, Vol. III.

  15. A.R. Desai, Social Background of India nationalism (Hindi).

  16. Biban Chandra, Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in India.

  17. S. Gopal, Policy in India (1858-1905).

  18. Masiruj Hassan, Nationalism and communal politics in India.

  19. S,R. Mehrotra, Emergence of India Nationalism.

  20. Anil seal, the Emergence of Indian Nationalism.

  21. Sumit Sarkar, Modern India (1885-1957).


  1. history of the far- east (china, Japan) From MID-19th

century to MID-20th Century

Full marks – 100


  1. Opium Wars.

  2. Taiping Rebellion.

  3. Boxer Movement.

  4. The Revolution of 1911.

  5. Genesis and Principles of the Kuomintang Party

  6. The Career and Contribution of Dr. Sun Yat Sen.

  7. Rhe Career and Contribution of Chiang Kai Shek.

  8. Rise and Growth of the Communist Movement in China.


  1. Opening of Japan.

  2. Meiji Restoration.

  3. Modernization of Japan.

  4. Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 and the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05.

  5. Washington Conference.

  6. Japan and Manchuria.

  7. Rise and Fall of Japanese Imperialism.

Suggested Reading:

  1. Euss. The Far-East.

  2. Clyde, The Far East.

  3. Crofts, A History of the Far East.

  4. Jean chesneaus, M Rastid and Gergere, China from the Opium Wars to the 1911-Revolution.

  5. Jean Chesneaus, China from the 1911-Revolution to Liberation.

  1. K.S. Latourette, A History of Far East.

  2. H.M. Vinacke, Asia ka Adhunik Itihas (Hindi).

  3. E.H. Norman, Japan’s Emergence as a modern state.

  4. J. Livingstone, J. Morse and F.M., ed,. Imperial Japan, 1800-1945.

  5. Immanuel C.Y. Hau, The Rise of Modern State.

  6. F.B. Beasley, Modern History of Japan.

  7. R. Storry, A History of Modern Japan.

Or, (b) History of west Asia (MID–18th to MID-20th) Century Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Leabanan, Palestine, South Arabia.

  1. Hamidian Despotism.

  2. Decline of the Ottoman Empire.

  3. Young Turk Movement.

  4. Establishment of the Republic.

  5. Kemalist Transformation of turkey.

  6. Foreign Policy of Turkey under Kamal Pasha.


  1. Condition of Iran before the accession of Reza Shah Pahlavi.

  2. Demostic Policy oof Reza Shah Pahlavi.

  3. Foreign policy of Reza Shah Pahlavi.


  1. British Mandate in Iraq.

  2. Rise of Nationalism in Iraq.


  1. French Mandate in Syria and Labanan.

  2. Palestinian Problem.

  3. Creation of the state of the Israel.


  1. Rise and Growth of Arab Nationalism.

  2. Modernisation of Saudi Arabia.

  3. Achievements of King Ibn Saud.

Suggested Reading:-

  1. Kirk, A short History of the Middle East.

  2. Lenzhorskky, The Middle East in World Affairs.

  3. Hary M Luke, Turki, Old and New.

  4. B. Lewis, the Emergence of Modern Turkey.

  5. Ferozuddin Ahmad, The young Turks.

  6. Hans Kohn, Nationalism in the Near East.

  7. D.N. Verma, Asia Ka Adhunik Itihas (Hindi).

  8. Ambika Prasad Sharma, Asia Ka Itihas (Hindi)

  9. J. C. Jha, Adhunik Paschchimi Asia (Hindi).

  10. D.E. Vebster, The Turkey of Ataturk.

  11. G. De. Goury, The New State of Israel.


Rise of the Modern West

(MID-15th Century to American revolution)

Full Marks-100

  1. Renaissance. Its Social Roots, City State In Italy, Crisis in feudalism, Humanism, New Learning and Artistic Standards.

  2. Early colonist Empires, Motives, voyages, Portguese and Spanish Empires, Beginning of the Lia of colonization.

  3. Origin of the European states-

  1. France-Luis XI, Francis X, Charles IX, Decline of the T Estate Ascendancy of king-in –council.

  2. Spain – Internal Unification, Charles V, Dynastic Aances, Territorial Unity, Revolts of the Knight and of the Peasants (1522).

  3. Britain- Tudor Despotism, star Chamber, Council, Parliament, Trade and Rise of Professional Administrators.

  4. Russia-Ivam the Great, Ivan the Terrible, Isolation from the West.

  1. Economic Developments of the 16th Century.

  1. Commercial Revolution.

  2. Influx of American Silver and the Price-Revolution.

  1. European Reformation : Origin, Brief Course and Isults, Luther, Calvin and the British Compromise, Count Reformation, Thirty Year’s War and the Rise of Swed.

  2. European Crisis in the 17thCentury: Economic and Political Aspect.

  3. The English Revolution of 1688: Origin, Social, Economic and Political Aspects.

  4. Nature of the British Revolutionary Settlement.

  5. Rise of Modern Science: Copernicus,
    Kepler, Galileo Harvery Scientific Method and Organizational, Bace Descartes, Newton.

  6. Mercantilism: Major Outlines ad development by 1684 practised for 150 years in the 17th and 18th Centuries.

  7. American Revolution : Origin Results and Significance.

  8. Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism. Problems and Theories.

Suggested Readings:

  1. Parthsarthi Gupta, Rise of the Modern West.

  2. J.R. Hale, Renaissance Europe.

  3. G. Clark, Early Modern Europe.

  4. M.S. Anderson, 18th Century Europe.

OR, HISTORY OF U.S.A. (1776-1945)

  1. War of American Independence.

  2. Government of polity under George Washington.

  3. Jefforsonian Democracy.

  4. U.S. foreign Relations, 1800-1929.

  5. Jacksonian Democracy.

  6. Civil War Factors and Impact with Special Reference to Abraham Lincoln.

  7. Reconstruction After Civil War.

  8. Populist Movement.

  9. Imperialism and Emergence of the USA as a World Power.

  10. Spanish War: Causes and Effects.

  11. Theodore Roosevelt.

  12. President Wilson : Domestic policy, Role in World War 1 role in Paris peace conference.

  13. Isolationism and Internationalism of America, 1918 to 1933.

  14. Economic Depression (192-1933).

  15. F.D. Roosevelt. New Deal, Foreign Policy.

  16. Social and Cultural Progress in the 20th Century.

Suggested Reading:

  1. S.E. Morrison and Commager, The Growth of American Republic.

  2. R.N. Current and other, American History –A survey.

  3. S.R. Morrison, Oxford History of the United States.

  4. J.G. Ramndall and D. Ronald, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

  5. Pratt. History of the US Foreign Policy.

  6. B.P. Sexena, America ka Itihas (Hindi).


  1. Role of Russia in the Eastern Questions, Crimean War, Berlin Congress.

  2. Czar Alexander II, Reforms.

  3. Causes and Effects of the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05.

  4. Triple Entente.

  5. Russia and the Fiest World War Causes of Debacle.

  6. Bolshevik Revolution, October 1917. The Initial LKeigslation of the New Regime.

  7. Bolshevik Revolution March1917.

  8. The New Economic policy : Strategties for the Restoration of the National Economy : Foreign Policy.

  9. The Foundations of planned Economy-Collectivisation of Agriculture, Role of the communist Party, Foreign Policy.

  10. The Soviet Economy 1943-1953 : The Restoration of National Economy and the Programme of Communist construction.

  11. Soviet Diplomacy Prior to and During the Second World War : The Economy.

  12. Beginning of the Cold War. Factors and progress till 1953.\

Suggested Readings:

  1. H. Seton Watson, The Russian Empire.

  2. G.B. Henderson, Crimean War diplomacy and other Essays.

  3. G.T. Ronson, Rural Russia Under the Old Regime.

  4. H. Seton Watson, The Decline of Imperioal Russia. 1855-1914.

  5. E.H. Carr, The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923.

  6. M.Dobb, Soviet Economic Developments Since1917.

  7. I. Deutscher, Satalin : A Polution Biography.

  8. M. Deloff, The Foreign Policy of Soviet Russia, 1929-1941.


World history 1789-1943

Full marks-100

  1. French revolution of 1789 causes nature and significance.

  2. Rise and fall of Napoleon Bonapart.

  3. The Industrial revolution.

  4. The Triumph of nationality in the 19th Century.

  5. Translation from feudalism to Capitalism.

  6. Modern Imperialism.

  7. The American Civil War 1861-65.

  8. The China revolution 1911.

  9. Causes and Effect of First World War.

  10. Formation of the league of nation-its success and fall.

  11. Russian revolution of 1917, causes nature and significance.

  12. Rise, development and fall of Japanese imperialism.

  13. Modernization of Turkey under Mustafa Kamal Pasha.

  14. Rise of Fascism in Italy.

  15. Rise of Nazism in Germany.

  16. Gandhism-Ideology and Politics.

  17. Rise and development of communism in China.

  18. Circumstances leading to the second world war.


Principles of Economic Growth and Planning
Full Marks – 100

  1. Meaning and Measurement of Economic Growth.

  2. Factors of Economic Growth-Economic and non- Economic, role of State in Economic growth.

  3. Capital formation and Economic growth.

  4. Foreign capital and Economic growth.

  5. Population and Economic growth.

  6. Technology and Economic growth.

  7. Stages of economic growth.

  8. Planning-Need for planning, objectives of planning, Types of planning, planning by inducement and Planning by Direction Physical & Financial Planning, Capitalistic and Socialistic and Socialistic Planning.

  9. Planning in India-Strategy of Indian planning, Planning processes in India-Indian’s Planning Commission, National Development Council, Decentralised Planning.

Book Recommended:

  1. W. A. Lewis - Theory of Economic Growth.

  2. W.W. Rostow - Stages of Economic Drowth.

  3. R. Nurkse - Problems of Capital formation in under

Developed countries.

  1. Higgins -Economic Development.

  2. Mier & Baldwin - Economic Development

  3. Dubey &Baldwin - Arthik Vikas

  4. M.W. Hanof - Arthik Vikash Ke siddhant (Macmillan)


(Economic Development of U. K. U.S.A. U.S.S.R. & JAPAN)
Full Marks-100

Industrial Revolution – Causes and Consequences, Agricultural Revolution, History of Agriculture Since 1850, Commercial Revolution, Decline an Economic power of Great Britain.


American Economy, since 1914, Great Depression and New Deal, American Agriculture since 1914, American Industry since1914, Tariff Policy since 1914.


State Capitalism, War Communism, New Economic Policy, Scissor’s Crisis, Collectivization of Agriculture, Industrial Development during post-war period –Tenth and Eleventh five year plans of U.S.S.R.


Meiji Restioration-Industrial Development and Foreign trade since 1914.

Economic recovery of Japan after the 2nd World War-Small Scale Industries in Japan.

Books Recommended:

  1. Knowles - the industrial and commercial revolution in

Great Britain during the nineteenth century.

  1. M. Dobb - Economic Development of USSR since 1917.

  2. Sridhar Pandey - Mahan Desho Ka Arthik Vikash (Motilal

Banarsi Das).

  1. Mamoria, Sahay Evam

Kulshrestha - England Evam Rus Ka Arthik Itihas.

  1. G.C. Allen -A Short Economic History of Modern Japan.

  2. Folkner - Economic History of U.S.A.

  3. Allen -Economic History of Japan.



Full Marks-100

Definition and scope of statics

Measures of central tendency-mean, Median and Measures of Dispersion-Mean Deviation and standard deviation.

Census and Sample Methods of investigation, Primary and secondary data.

Index Number.

Books Recommended:

  1. D.N. Elhance -Fundamentals of Statics.

  2. B.N. Gupta -Statistics.

  3. B.N. Gupta - ………….


Optional Paper
Full Marks:-100


Nature and scope of Labour Economics, Labour Market, Characteristics and Peculiarities of Labour Migration, recruitment and working conditions of Indian labour, Market, Nature, demand and supply of labour wage determination collective Bargaining Trade Unionism, Nature and function and their role in Economic Development with reference to India.

Labour Welfare measures in India, social security in India.

Industrial Disputes-Measures for promoting Industrial Peace conciliation Arbitration and workers participation in management.

Book recommended:

  1. R. Lester - Economics of Labour.

  2. Reynolds - Labour Economics and Labour Relations.


  1. Nature and scope of Agriculture Economics-Role of agriculture in developing economy-Land use pattern-Land Reforms-Type of Farming (Peasant Proprietorship, Capitalist, Co-operative and Collective) Farm Management Practice.

  2. Agricultural Finance-Role of institutional financing in agricultural development (with special reference to India)

  3. Marketing structure and marketing agencies The problem of marketable surplus and the problem of price and market regulations.

  4. Farm productivity-Factors affecting productivity Technology and productivity, Instability in farm productivity Measures for stabilization of agricultural productivity.

  5. Agricultural Prices-annual, seasonal, regional and cyclical variation in prices. Price instability and income instability-Measures of price and income stabilization.

  6. Role of State in agriculture development-New strategy of agricultural development-Agricultural development programmes in India.

Books Recommended:

  1. D.M. Chauhan - Agricultural Economics

  2. C.B. Mamoria - Agricultural Problems of


Principles of modern industry- division of labour, standardization, scientific Management, Rationalisation integration and Combination-horizontal and Vertical–factors governing the size of Business unit, concept of optimum firm Combinations, Organization, Industrial ownership-partnership and joint stock companies, managing agency system, location of industries monopoly-causes of growth and effects, control of monopoly.

Features and evils of capitalism, allocation of resources under capitalism and socialism-problem of incentive-workers control and joint control, inequality of income.
Industrial organization in India-key industries

Development of important industries during the plan period industries in the private, public and joint sectors. The structure of public enterprises in India, Management of industries industrial finance in India-state policy towards industries in India.


Equation, Function, Limit, Differential Co-efficient, Determinant, Matrix, Elasticity of Demand and Supply, Price-theory: Mathematical analysis, Definition and scope of Statistics, Classification and Tabulation of data, Diagrammatic and Graphic Representation of data Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode Harmonic mean and Geometric Mean, Measures of Dispersion: Range, Mean, Deviation and Standard Deviation, Analysis of Time series, Correlation, regression, index Numbers, Interpolation and extrapolation.


  1. R.G.D. Allen - Statistics of Economics.

  2. B. Gupta - Statistics.

  3. S.P. Singh - Principles of statistics.


Economics Problems of India

Full Marks-100

  1. Basic characteristics of Indian Economy.

  2. Poverty and its eradication- Twenty point programme population policy and Programme.

  3. Natural resources-Forest policy and Energy policy.

  4. Role of Agriculture in economic development.

  5. Land reforms, Land Ceiling, Consolidation of holding.

  6. Agricultural credit-Different sources.

  7. New strategy of agritcultural Development, Green Revolution.

  8. Agricultural Develop under five year plans.

  9. Industrial policy since 1956, 1977, & 1980.

  10. Small scale industries-Importance & Problems, Small scale and cottage industries under five year plans Growth and Problems of some large scale industries-iron steel, Cotton, Cement, Sugar.

  11. Industrial finance-IFC, IDBL.

  12. Foreign trade-Direction and Composition of India’s Foreign trade.

  13. Unemployment-Nature,
    Problem and Employment Programmes.

Books recommended:

  1. L.M. Roy - Bhartiya Arthasashastra.

  2. Nathuramka -Bhartiya Arthasashastra.

  3. A.N. Agrawal - Indian Economics.


Philosophy of Religion

  1. Nature of Religion, relation of to Science, Morality, Theology.

  2. Religious Consciousness.

  3. Foundation of Religious Belief – Reason & Faith. Revelation and Mystic Experience.

  4. Forms of Primitive Religious – Manaissm, Totmism, Animism, Fetishism and Spiritism.

  5. God:-Proofs for the existence of God, cosmological, Ontological Causal, Teleological and moral.

  6. Attributes & Personality of god.

  7. Problems of Evil natural and Moral evil, Theistic solution of the Problem of evil.

  8. Proofs for the immortality of Soul.

  9. Unity of Religion and Religious Tolerance.

  10. Conversion and Secularism.


Social & Political Philosophy

Full Marks – 100

  1. Social Philosophy :– Its nature and relation to sociology, Civic duty, Individual and Society, Tradition and Modernity, Caste and Class Marriage and Divorce,Private Property andf the Doctrine pf Trusteeship.

  2. Political Philosophy:- Its nature and Distinction from political science Political Concepts, Rights and Duties, Liberty, Equaility, Justice Power, Influence and authority, Political Obligation, Political Ideologies, Democracy, Socialism, Marxism, Communism Monarchy, Anarchism, Sarvodaya, Satyagrah.

Books Recommended:-

  1. Mackenzie - Outline of Social Philosophy

  2. R.N. Kaul - Social Philosophy for Beginners.

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Logic & Analysis

Full marks – 100

  1. What is logic, Symbolic logic, truth and validity, Proposition and Propositional Forms Argument Forms. Truth Functional propositions and the determination of their truth value Truth-table and tautologies, Truth-tables and the validity of Arguments:

  2. Analysis:-

  1. General Introduction

  2. Word meaning, Figurative and Emotive meanings.

  3. Definition- Definition and Denotation and Connotation, Definition by equivalent words, Reportive concept and experience..

  4. Criteria of Sentence – Meaning, sentence and Proposition


  1. I.M. Copi - Symbolic Logic

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Concept of Indian philosophy

Full marks – 100

Brahman and ishware (Absolute &God), Atman (self), Bandhan and Moksha(Bondage and liberation) , Karma and Re-birth, Sansara Maya, Dharma, Sanjnana(Cognition), Pramanya, Khyati, Karanata (Causation),Samanya(Universal)
Books Recommended:-

  1. S.Chenna Kesavan - Conceptsof Indian Philosophy

  2. N.V. Joshi - Concepts of Indian Philosophy


Moral and social Philosophy

Full marks – 100

  1. Nature of Ethics.

  2. Ethical Concept- Right &Good, Duty and obligation.

  3. Moral &Non-Moral actions Analysis of Voluntary Action.

  4. Nature of Moral Judgement, object of Moral.

  5. Postulates of Morality.

  6. Standard of Morality –external laws hedonism, regorism Perfectionism.

  7. Varnasharam Dharma and purusartha.

  8. Relation between individual and society.

  9. Theories of Punishment - Qetridutive, Qefomative and detnerrent .

  10. Social Ideals – Democracy Marxism, Sarvodaya.


History of Psychology

Full marks -100

Ten question to be set out of which five questions are to be answered.

  1. The beginning of experimental psychology – the influence of physiological studies , Reaction Time, Individual Differences on psychology.

  2. Contributions of E.H. Weber. G.T. Fechner, Helmholtz to the development of experimental psychology.

  3. Founding of Experimental psychology contributions of wundt and Tirchener , structuralism.

  4. Contributions of Gahon , James and Ebbinghaus to the development of experimental psychology.

  5. Functionalism as asystem – Chicago school, Columbia school and European school.

  6. Behaviourism as a system – Watsonian Behaviourist A.P. weiss, E.B. Holt, W.S. Hunter, K.S. Lashley –later Behaviourists - E.C. Tolman, E.R. Guthrie, C.L. Hull, B.F. Skinner and Webb.

  7. Gestalt Psychology – antecedents and tenets, contributions of Wertheimer, Kohler,Koffca; Rubin.

  8. Psycho-analytic school –controbutions of Sigmund Freud, Jung’s Analytic School and Adler’s Individualistic School.

  9. Neo-Freudians –antecedents, contributions of Karen Horney, Sullivan, Eric Fromm, Otto Rank, Riech.

  10. Humanistic psychology –antecedents , contributions of Maslow and Rogers.

Books Recommended:-

  1. Marx and Hillix - Systems and Theories in Psychology.

  2. Woodworth and Sheehan - Contemporary schools of Psychology.


Industrial and Educational Psychology


Industrial and Educational Psychology

Full marks – 100

Five questions to be set from each group out of which five questions are to be answered, selecting not more than three from any group.

GROUP-A (Industrial Psychology)

  1. Emergence of Industrial Psychology – Definition, problem and scope of Industrial Psychology.

  2. Physical and psychological environments at work Illumination Noise, atmospheric conditions. Howthorne studies.

  3. Fatigue and Monotony –Nature and difference between Fatigue and Monotony, Fatigue and monotony, method of reducing fatigue and monotony.

  4. Scientific Management – concept, principles, contributions of taylor and Gilbreth.

  5. Accident-Causes and prevention of accident proneness.

  6. Vocational Selection and Guidance – Meaning, Difference between vocational selection and guidance, selection process – Interview, psychological tests-their advantages and limitations.

Books recommended:-

  1. Viteles - Industrial Psychology

  2. Tiffin mccormick and

Liquen - industrial psychology

  1. Girish bala Mohanty - industrial and organizational


Group – B (Educational psychology)

  1. Definition, Problems, Methods , Scope and aims of Educational Psychology .

  2. Measurement of intelligence, aptitude and achievement – techniques and uses.

  3. Learning – Programmed Learning formal and non-formal education, role of motivation in learning, transfer of training.

  4. Assessment of academic attainment – Essay type and objective type of examination.

  5. Education of special types of children – Gifted, physically handicapped and retarded.

  6. Adjustment problems of students including delinquency, truancy, learning disabilities and their remedial measures.

Books Recommended:-

  1. Skinner - Educational psychology

  2. Ellis - Educational psychology

  3. Suleman and Sinha- Siksha Manovigyan.


Clinical and Development psychology

Full marks -100

Five Questions to be set from each goup out of which five questions to be answered. Selections not more than three from any one group .

Group –A (clinical psychology)

  1. Definition, Historical development of clinical psychology with abnormal psychology and psychiatry.

  2. Diagnosis-nature and functions of diagnosis, according to DSM (Diagnosis Statistical Mode) classification and diagnosis according to dynamics, methods of diagnosis-case study. Interview and psychological tests.

  3. Assessment of personality-projective techniques, nature and clinical values of projective tests. (TAT) personality inventories – their nature and clinical values.

  4. Psychotherapeutic techniques – psycho-analytic therapy , behavior therapy, Roger’s person – centered therapy, Group Therapy.

  5. Role of clinical psychologists in different institutions – child guidance clinic, General medical hospital, educational institutions, out patient clinics and mental hospitals.

Books recommended:

1. Schaffer and Lazarus - Fundamental concepts in clinical psychology.

2. Allan S. Bellak and

Michel Hersen - Introduction to clinical psychology.

Group –B Developmental Psychology

  1. Definition, Subject matter and aims of Development psychology. Method of developmental psychology case history, observation, Questionnaire and experimental methods.

  2. Nature and principles of development, types of developmental changes. Factors of development. Stages of development, characteristics of development.

  3. Social development – Early Social Development , late childhood development, leaderships development in children determinants of social development .

  4. Adolescence – definition, characteristics “Features of adolescence, physical, emotional and social reorientation during adolescence, adolescent interests, obstructions and hazards in adolescent development, adjustment problems of adolescence.

  5. Adulthood – characteristics and adjustment problems.

  6. Old age – Definition, characteristic features oif old age adjustment to physical changes, old age interests, hazards to personal and social adjustment in old age.

Books recommended:-

  1. Elizabeth Hurlock - Developmental Psychology

  2. Elizabeth Hurlock - Psychology of adolescence

  3. David R. Shaffer - developmental psychology, childhood and adolescence 3rd Ed. 1993) books / cole Publishing Company pacific Grove calfornia.


Full marks:-100 time-6 hours

(Two practical to be done out of four set in the examination)

45+45=90 marks

Note book 10 marks

Prescribed practical :-

  1. Aesthesiometric index – method of limits and methods of rights and –wrong cases.

  2. D.L.& Weber’s law of weight – discrimination and length discrimination (method of limits & Methodsof right and wrong cases).

  3. Reaction time – (sensorial and muscular), Complex (discrimination and choice).

  4. Ergography- Work and fatigue.

  5. Mental work in relation to fatigue and rest.

  6. Fluctuation of attention.

  7. Colour Preference (methodof Paired comparison).

  8. Pneumography.

  9. Knowledge of result.

Books recommended:-

  1. Mohsin - Experiment in psychology.

  2. Sinha and Mishra - Manovigyan me Prayog Tatha Sankhiki.


Social Psychology

Full marks-100

Nine Questions to be set and five to be answered.

  1. Introduction –Scope and subject matter of social psychology , relation of social psychology with sociology and anthropology.

  2. Method – observation, experiment and interview –merits and limitations.

  3. Attitude- Definition, formation of attitude and change of attitude.

  4. Leadership-nature function, types.

  5. Public opinion –meaning, formation &Nedua.

  6. Propaganda-meaning , principle &technique.

  7. Social tension- types, communal and regional causes and remedies of social tension in India.


Full marks-25

Two experiments to be concluded out of four set at the examination, carrying 10 marks each note- books shall carry 5 marks.


  1. Verbal learning –Methods of simple reproduction, Serial learning, prompting and anticipation.

  2. Sensory motor learing –bilateral transfer, Habit interance.

  3. Measurement of Muller – Lyer illusion by the method of average error.

  4. Span of attention and distraction of attention.

  5. Colour preference –By the method of paired compartison.


Public administration

Full marks:-

  1. Nature and scope.

  2. Approaches to the study of public administration.

  3. Role of public administration in the developing countries.

  4. Public and private administration.

  5. Organization – meaning and principles.

  6. Forms of organization-departments, public corporations and independent regulatory commission.

  7. Field head quarter relationship.

  8. Personnel Administration – recruitment. Training and promotion.

  9. Financial Administration – principles of sound budget, Performance Budget and Budget making process in india.

  10. Control over administration – Parliamentary and judicial.

  11. Role of Chief Executive.

  12. Public Relations and Communication.

  13. Problem of Public Administration in India.

  14. Generalist Vs Specialists.

  15. Corruption.

Books Recommended:

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Political Thought

Full marks- 100

  1. Plato-Justice, Education, Communism, Philosopher King and Ideal state.

  2. Aristotle-nature and purpose of state, Slavery, Critique of Plato and Revolution.

  3. Kautilya-Monarchy and saptang.

  4. Hobbes-Sovereignty and Individualism.

  5. Locke-Natural Rights and Liberalism.

  6. Rousseau- general will.

  7. Machiaveli –As a first modern political Thinker and Ethics and Morality

  8. Montesquieu- General Contrybution.

  9. Hegel-Idealism and State.

  10. J.S. Mill- Theory of Liberty and as a Utilitarian.

Books Recommended:

  1. A history of Political Theory - George H. Sabine

  2. History of Political Theories - Dunning.

  3. Political Thought - C.L. Wayper.


Political Sociology
Full marks – 100

  1. Nature and scope .

  2. Marxist approach.

  3. Elite-Nature, Role and different Approaches.

  4. Political culture- Nature, Classification and importance.

  5. Political development – Concept and as a Process in India.

  6. Political Modernisation.

  7. Westrnisation, Industrialisation and Secularisation as correlated concept.

  8. Political Socialisation meaning, agents and importance.

  9. Political Recruitment.

  10. Political Participation and apathy.

  11. Political communication.

  12. Caste, communalism and regionalism, dysfunctions like Corruption, populism (appeasement of voters) and criminialsation of Politics.

  13. Interactions Between tradition and Modernity in the Indian context.

  14. Politics as an instrument of social change in India.

  15. Social –Political study of the Indian Villages today.

  16. Dalit Movement and social Justice Movement in India.

  17. Voting Behaviour.

Books recommended:-

  1. Political sociology – a new grammer of politics ali Ashraf & L.N. Sharma(universities Press, India 1983)

  2. Foundation of Political Sociology – E.Lindenfeld

  3. Reader in Political Sociology – E. Lindenfeld.


Full marks -100
In this paper there will be three options viz. paper VIII A, VIII B, and VIII C. the candidates shall have to choose any one of the three as an Indication of specialization.
Group-A (International law and Organization)

  1. International Law as a law.

  2. Sources of International law.

  3. Subject of International law.

  4. Recognition.

  5. Privileges and immunities of Diplomatic envoys.

  6. Pacific settlement of International Disputes.

  7. Disarmament.

  8. Evolution of International Organization since 1815.

  9. Main states of the formation of UN.

  10. Aims and objectives of the UN.

  11. Organisation and working of the main organs of the UN.

(i) General assembly (ii) security council

(iii) International Court of Justice and (iv) secretary general

  1. Realities and desirabilities of the UN.

Books recommended:-

  1. Brierly -law of nation

  2. Fenwick -International law

  3. Stake -an Introduction to international law

  4. H.M. Jain - vUrjjk’Vªh; fof/kA

Group –B local self government India

(With particular reference Bihar and England)

  1. Nature and importance of local self government .

  2. Problems of Local Self Government in India.

  3. Evolution of local self Govt. in India.

  4. Structure and functions of Municipalities and Municipal corporation (in the light of 74th constitutional amendment.)

  5. Structure and functions of panchayati Raj System with reference to recent changes (Including 73rd Constitutional Amendment and Bihar Panchayati Raj act, 1993).

  6. Regional Development Authority.

  7. State control over local bodies in India.

  8. Chief Executive officer / Special Officer for municipalities in Bihar.

  9. Local finance of both urban and Panchayat bodies.

  10. Structure of British local self Government (old and new).

  11. Government of Landon.

  12. Role of committees.

  13. Municipal finance with Particular reference to rates.

  14. Control over local bobies.

Books recommended:-

  1. Chetkar Jha - Indian Local Self Government.

  2. M.P. Sharma - Local Self Government of India.

  3. S.R. Maheshwari - Local government in India.

Paper-VIII Group C

National Movement and Constitutional Development of India

  1. Birth of Indian National Congress. Causes and Early Politics.

  2. Extremists and moderates – Methods, Ideologies and Movement.

  3. Rise of communal Politics.

  4. The first World War and its impact on Indian National Movement Home Rule Movement and Lucknow Pact.

  5. Cheusford Reforms 1919.

  6. Non Cooperation Movement.

  7. The simon commission.

  8. The Civil Dis-obedience movement.

  9. The government of india Act, 19345.

  10. Cabinet Mission, Mountbatten Plan, Partition of India.

  11. Independence to India Factors and Indian Independence Act,1947.

Books Recommended:-

  1. Tarachand - History of freedom Movements(4 volumes)

  2. Lal Bahadur - Muslim League.

  3. Ramgopal - Indian muslim



National movement and India Political system (Ten Questions to be set and five to be answere at least two from each group)
Group-A National Movement

  1. National Awakening.

  2. Birth of the Indian National Congress.

  3. Extremists and moderate.

  4. Rise of communalism .

  5. Non-co-operation movement .

  6. Civil disobedience movement.

  7. Quit India Movement.

  8. Development leading to partition of India and the Indian Independence Act, 1947.

Group-B Indian Political System

  1. Important Features in Social Economics &Philosopy.

  2. Fundamental Rights.

  3. Directive principles.

  4. Union –State relations.

  5. Union Executive

  6. Parliament.

  7. Supreme Court

  8. Political parties and pressure groups.

  9. Regionalism and national integration.


History of urdu literature &History of islam

Full marks- 100

Distribution of Marks

  1. History of urdu Literature

  2. History of Islam

Books for reference:

  1. Mukhtasar Tarikh Adab-e-Urdu-Dr. Ejaz Hussain.

  2. Naya Nassab-Dr.Q.A. Hashmi.

  3. Talash-O-Tajeya-Dr.M.Hamid.

  4. Tareekhul Ummat-AslamJairajpur(1st & 2nd volumes)

  5. Khelafat-e Rashedah-Aslam Jairaripuri.


Literary Criticism and Linguistics

Full marks -100

Distribution of Marks:

  1. Literary Criticism.

  2. Linguistics.

Books for Reference:

  1. Mukhtasar Tarikh Adab-e-Urdu-Dr. Ejaz Hussain.

  2. Naya Nassab-Dr.Q.A. Hashmi.

  3. Talash-O-Tajeya-Dr.M.Hamid.

  4. Tareekhul Ummat-AslamJairajpur(1st & 2nd volumes)

  5. Khelafat-e Rashedah-Aslam Jairaripuri.


Special Study of any one of the following

  1. Short story

  2. Novel

  3. Dram

  4. Ghazal and

  5. Mathnawi

Full marks-100

  1. Short story

Books for reference

  1. Urdu Afsane ka Irteqa-Dr. Hamid

  2. Fan-e-Afsana Nigari-Dr. Azim

  3. Urdu Afsana-Rawati Aur Masail-Gopi Chand Narang.

Books for reference:

  1. Novel Kya-Dr. Ashan Farooqul.

  2. Urdu Novel ki Tauqidi Tarikh Shsan Farooqui.

  3. Biswin sadi Men urdu Novel-Dr. Yusuf Sarmast.


Books reference:

  1. Urdu Drama negari tarikho tauquid-Dr. Q.A. Hashmi.

  2. Urdu drama rawet aour tajurba-Dr. Atiya Neshat.

  3. Bihar ka Urdu stage aur urdu Syed Hassan.


Books reference:

  1. Urdu Ghazal-Dr. Yusuf Hussai Khan.

  2. Motali-e-Ghazal-Dr. Ebadat Brelvi.

  3. Urdu Ghazal azadi ke bad-Dr.Bashir Bader.

  4. Jaded urdu ghazal-reshid Ahmad siddiqi.

(e) Mathnawi

Books for rerence:

  1. Urdu Mathnawi ka iraqu-Dr. A. Qudir Sarwan

  2. Urdu ka teen mathawiyan-Rashid Hussan khan.

  3. Urdu mathanwi shoomali hind- Dr. Gyan Chand Jain.


Literary Essay Prosody &Rhetoric & Persian
Full marks – 100

This paper will be of three parts, part one will be of Literary part two of prosody and Rhetoric and part three of Persian.

Part I – liberary Essay

Part II – Prosody and Rhetoric.

Part III - Parsian
Books Recommended:

Part II (1) Jadid timul balaghat –prof. A. Majeed.

(2)jaded ilmul Oruz -Prof. A. Manzeed.

Part III (3)nesah – e-Farsr (for matriculation examination)

Published by patna university, patna.


Full Marks-100

Books Recommended:-

  1. Mazmeen-eFarhot- Farbutullah Begg.

  2. Omrao-jan-Ada-Hadi Ruswa.

  3. Urdu Shayaree par Ek Nazar- Kalimuddin Ahmad.

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