Political Science and International Relations Syllabus

  PAPER – I Political Theory and Indian Politics: 1. Political Theory: meaning and approaches. 2. Theories of the State: Liberal, Neoliberal, Marxist, Pluralist, Post-colonial and feminist. 3. Justice: Conceptions of justice with special reference to Rawl’s theory of justice and its communitarian critiques. 4. Equality: Social, political and economic; relationship between equality and freedom;Continue reading “Political Science and International Relations Syllabus”

CSE Mains General Studies Paper – IV

CSE Mains General Studies Paper – IV Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude) This paper will include questions to test the candidates’ attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society. Questions may utilise the case study approach to determine these aspects.Continue reading “CSE Mains General Studies Paper – IV”

UPSC CSE Mains General Studies Paper – III

CSE Mains General Studies Paper – III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) a. Economic Development Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Government Budgeting. b. Agriculture  Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, differentContinue reading “UPSC CSE Mains General Studies Paper – III”

UPSC CSE Mains General Studies Paper – II Syllabus

General Studies Paper – II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) a. Constitution and Polity Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels andContinue reading “UPSC CSE Mains General Studies Paper – II Syllabus”

UPSC CSE General Studies Paper – I

UPSC CSE General Studies Paper – I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) a. Indian Heritage and Culture Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. b. Modern History Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth centuryContinue reading “UPSC CSE General Studies Paper – I”

UPSC Mains Syllabus

Mains Syllabus Qualifying Papers – Not counted for final ranking: Paper ‐ A – Indian Language – Syllabus. (One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution. This paper will not be compulsory for candidates hailing from the States of Arunachal Pradesh,Continue reading “UPSC Mains Syllabus”

UPSC Prelim Examination Syllabus

Paper I- General Studies Current events of national and international importance. History of India and Indian National Movement. Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion,Continue reading “UPSC Prelim Examination Syllabus”