logo
Home>Syllabus>POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PAPER I
Government Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

In this comprehensive article, candidates gearing up for various government examinations in 2023 can access the detailed and topic-wise government exam syllabus in PDF format. Aspiring individuals from all corners of India, who are preparing for competitive exams such as those conducted by Banks, Railways, SSC, IBPS, PSU’s, etc.

Banner Image

POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PAPER I

Candidate may choose any optional subject from amongst the List of Optional Subjects given below:

Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Commerce and Accountancy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Science, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, and International Relations, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology.

POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

PAPER-I

Political Theory and Indian Politics :

1. Political Theory: meaning and approaches.

2. Theories of state : Liberal, Neo-liberal, Marxist, Pluiralist, 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; Affirmative action.

5. Rights : Meaning and theories; different kinds of rights; Concept of Human Rights.

6. Democracy : Classical and contemporary theories; different models of democracy—representative, participatory and deliberative.

7. Concept of power : hegemony, ideology and legitimacy.

8. Political Ideologies : Liberalism, Socialism, Marxism, Fascism, Gandhism and Feminism.

9. Indian Political Thought: Dharamshastra, Arthashastra and Buddhist Traditions; Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Sri Aurobindo, M. K. Gandhi, B. R. Ambedkar, M. N. Roy.

10. Western Political Thought : Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, John S. Mill, Marx, Gramsci, Hannah Arendt.

Indian Government  and Politics

1. Indian Nationalism :

(a) Political Strategies of India’s Freedom Struggle : Constitutionalism to mass Satyagraha, Non- cooperation, Civil Disobedience; Militant and Revolutionary Movements, Peasant and Workers Movements.

(b) Perspectives on Indian National Movement; Liberal, Socialist and Marxist; Radical  Humanist  and Dalit.

2. Making of the Indian Constitution : Legacies of the British rule; different social and political perspectives.

3. Salient Features of the Indian Constitution : The Preamble, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive Principles; Parliamentary System and Amendment Procedures; Judicial Review and Basic Structure doctrine.

4. (a) Principal Organs of the Union Government : Envisaged role and actual working of the Executive, Legislature and Supreme Court.

(b) Principal Organs of the State Government : Envisaged role and actual working of the Executive, Legislature and High Courts.

5. Grassroots Democracy : Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government; Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments; Grassroot movements.

6. Statutory Institutions/Commissions : Election Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General, Finance Commission, Union Public Service Commission, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, National Commission for Women; National Human Rights Commission, National Commission for Minorities, National Backward Classes Commission.

7. Federalism : Constitutional provisions; changing nature of centre-state relations; integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations; inter-state disputes.

8. Planning and Economic development : Nehruvian and Gandhian perspectives; Role  of  planning  and public sector; Green Revolution, land reforms and agrarian relations; liberalization and economic reforms.

9. Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics.

10. Party System :  National  and regional political parties,  ideological and social  bases  of  parties;  Patterns of coalition politics; Pressure groups, trends in electoral behaviour; changing socio-economic profile of Legislators.

11. Social Movement : Civil liberties and human rights movements; women’s movements; environmentalist movements.

footer image

The most trusted learning platform on your phone

With our training programs, learning online can be a very exciting experience! Take the next step toward achieving your professional and personal objectives

appstoreplaystore
logo
Khan Global Studies Pvt. Ltd. 5th Floor,
A13A, Graphix 1 Tower B, Sector 62,
Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201309
[email protected]

Get Free Academic Counseling & Course Details

Popular Exam

Popular Test Series

Khan Sir Courses

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Polity

Economics

Geography

History

Map

Banking Exams

Bank Foundation (Prelims + Mains)

KGS best learning platform

About Khan Global Studies

We love learning. Through our innovative solutions, we encourage ourselves, our teams, and our Students to grow. We welcome and look for diverse perspectives and opinions because they enhance our decisions. We strive to understand the big picture and how we contribute to the company’s objectives. We approach challenges with optimism and harness the power of teamwork to accomplish our goals. These aren’t just pretty words to post on the office wall. This is who we are. It’s how we work. And it’s how we approach every interaction with each other and our Students.


What Makes Us Different

Come with an open mind, hungry to learn, and you’ll experience unmatched personal and professional growth, a world of different backgrounds and perspectives, and the freedom to be you—every day. We strive to build and sustain diverse teams and foster a culture of belonging. Creating an inclusive environment where every students feels welcome, appreciated, and heard gives us something to feel (really) good about.

Copyright 2024 KhanGlobalStudies

Privacy policy | Terms & Conditions

Have a question?

Get Free academic Counseling & Course Details

title