POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
- Nature and
- Scope of Political Science,
Approches to the study of Political Science-
- Systems and
- Theories of origin and
- theories related to the functions-Liberal, Individualistic, Socialistic.
Sovereignty-Meaning, Types and theories.
Rights- Meaning, Kinds and theories
Liberty- Meaning, Kinds, and theories.
Justice- Meaning, Kinds, and Theories;
relation between equality and liberty.
Democracy- Meaning, types, Theories-Liberal, Socialist and Marxist.
Forms of Government:
- Democrative & Authoritatrian-
- Unitary and Federal,
- Parliamentary and Presidential
- Executive, and
Political parties and
Political Philosophy –
- (A) Indian Political Thinkers- Manu, Kautilya, Gandhi, M.N. Roy,Ambedkar
- (B) Western Political Thought- Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Mill, Hegel, Green, Marx, Laski, Gramci, HannaArendt
Indian Government and Politics
- Causes for the Rise of Nationalism,
- Bang Bhang Movement,
- NonCooperation Movement and
- Civil disobedience movement
Making of the Indian Constitution-
- Legacy of British Rule,
- Salient features of the constitution,
- Fundamental Rights,
- Fundamental duties,
- Directive principles of state policy.
- Amendment of the Constitution,
- Union Government- President, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Parvument of the Supreme Court.
- State Government- Governor, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, State Legislature, High Court.
- Centre-State Relations.
- Local Self Government – Municipality, Municipal Corporation, and 74 Amendment. Panchayati Raj and 73 Amendment.
- Union Public Service Commission,
- State Public Service Commission,
- Election commission,
Political Process- Caste, Regionalism, Linguism, Communalism in Politics, Political Parties, Pressure groups and their Role, National Integration
Niti Ayog, Human Rights Commission.
- International Relations – Meaning, Nature and Scope
- Theories of International and Relations – Idealists, Realist, Systems and
- Decision making theories Factors determining foreign Policy- National Interest and Ideology
- Means of National Interest- Nationalism, Imperialism, Colonialism.
- Principles of Balance of Power, and Collective Security.
- Role of International Law and Diplomacy in Internatinal Relations.
- U.N.: Organization and Role Changing International Political order in the post- Cold war Period
- Arms race and Arms Control Role and Relevance of Non-Aligned Movement.
New International Economic Order-
- Privatization and
Contemporary issues in International Politics-
- Human Rights,
- Nuclear Proliferation.
1- Foreign Policies of America, Russia and China
2- India's Foreign Policy and relations withAmerica, Russia and China
3- India's Relations with Neighbouring Countries
4- Palestine Problem andArab- Israel Conflict
5- Role of Third World in International Relations
6- North- South dialogue, South- South Cooperation.
7- Indian Ocean- Problems and prospects.