DAMP™

DAMP™ PSIR 2.0

By Tejal Khandelwal Ma’m

Start Date: 10 June 2021
Duration: 2 Months
Delivery Mode: Online
Validity: Till 10 Oct, 2021

Course Fee: ₹ 9000 + GST (18%)

₹ 9000 (For LevelUP students)

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Features of the Program:

  • 2 Months (Paper 1 – 4 Weeks | Paper 2 – 4 Weeks)
  • Daily – One Question |One Evaluation |One Practice Question I One Discussion Video
  • Two Mini Tests 
  • 6 Days a week | Completely online module 
  • Comprehensive coverage of Entire PSIR Syllabus
  • Individual Evaluation, Feedback + Personalised Mentoring 

Structure of the Program:

    • Question will be released at 12.00 pm (Afternoon)
    • Answer can be uploaded till 12:00pm (Next Day Afternoon)
    • Answer Discussion video will be released at 12:00pm (Next Day Afternoon)

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Micro- Schedule for DAMP PSIR 2.0

PAPER ONE SCHEDULE
DAY DATE SYLLABUS
DAY ONE 10-Jun-21 PAPER I: SECTION A

Western Political Thought

·       Plato

·       Aristotle

·       Machiavelli

DAY TWO 11-Jun-21 ·       Hobbes

·       Locke

·       Rousseau

·       Mill

DAY THREE 12-Jun-21 ·       Marx

·       Gramsci

·       Hannah Arendt

DAY FOUR 14-Jun-21 Political Ideologies

·       Debates of Nature of Ideology and End of Ideology

·       Liberalism

·       Socialism

·       Marxism

DAY FIVE 15-Jun-21 ·       Fascism

·       Multiculturalism

·       Gandhism

·       Feminism

·       Nationalism

DAY SIX 16-Jun-21 Justice

·       Conceptions of justice

·       Special reference to Rawls theory of justice and its communitarian critique

DAY SEVEN 17-Jun-21 Equality

·       Social, political and economic

·       Relationship between equality and freedom

·       Affirmative Action

DAY EIGHT 18-Jun-21 Rights

·       Meaning and theories

·        Different kinds of rights

DAY NINE 19-Jun-21 Rights

·       Concept of Human Rights

 

Democracy

·        Classical and contemporary theories

DAY TEN 21-Jun-21 Democracy

·       Different Models of democracy

·       Representative, participatory and deliberative

DAY ELEVEN 22-Jun-21 Power

·       Concept of power

·       Hegemony, Ideology and Legitimacy

DAY TWELVE 23-Jun-21 ·       Political Theory

·       Meaning and approaches

DAY THIRTEEN 24-Jun-21 Theories of state

·       Liberal

·       Neo-liberal

·       Marxist

DAY FOURTEEN 25-Jun-21 Theories of state

·       Pluralist

·       Post-colonial

·       Feminist

DAY FIFTEEN 26-Jun-21 Indian Political Thought

 

·       Dharamshastra

·       Arthashastra

·       Buddhist tradition

DAY SIXTEEN 28-Jun-21 ·       Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

·       Sri Aurobindo

·       M. N. Roy

DAY SEVENTEEN 29-Jun-21 ·       Gandhi

·       B. R. Ambedkar

DAY EIGHTEEN 30-Jun-21 Political Strategies of India’s Freedom struggle

·       Constitutionalism to Mass Satyagraha

·       Non-cooperation

·       Civil Disobedience

·       Militant and revolutionary movements

·       Peasant and workers movements

DAY NINETEEN 01-Jul-21 Making of the Indian Constitution

·       Legacies of the British rule

·       Different social and political perspectives

DAY TWENTY 02-Jul-21 Perspectives on Indian National Movement

·       Liberal

·       Socialist

·       Marxist

·       Radical humanist

·       Dalit

DAY TWENTY-ONE 03-Jul-21 Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

·       The Preamble

·       Fundamental Rights and Duties

·       Directive Principles

DAY TWENTY-TWO 05-Jul-21  Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

·       Parliamentary System and Amendment Procedures

·       Judicial Review and Basic Structure doctrine

 

DAY TWENTY-THREE 06-Jul-21 Principal Organs of the Union Government

·       Envisaged role and actual working of the Executive, Legislature and Supreme Court.

 

Principal Organs of the State Government

·       Envisaged role and actual working of the Executive, Legislature and High Courts.

DAY TWENTY-FOUR 07-Jul-21 Grassroots Democracy

·       Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government

·       Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments

·       Grassroot movements

DAY TWENTY-FIVE 08-Jul-21 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

DAY TWENTY-SIX 09-Jul-21 Federalism

·       Constitutional provisions

·       Changing nature of centre-state relations

·       integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations

·       inter-state disputes

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN 10-Jul-21 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

DAY TWENTY-EIGHT 12-Jul-21 ·        Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics
DAY TWENTY-NINE 13-Jul-21 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

DAY THIRTY 14-Jul-21 Social Movements

·       Civil liberties and human rights movements

·       Women’s movements

·       Environmentalist movements

  15-Jul-21 MINI TEST-1

 

PAPER TWO SCHEDULE
DAY DATES SYLLABUS
DAY ONE 16-Jul-21 Comparative Political Analysis and International Politics

Comparative Politics

·       Nature and major approaches

·       Political economy

·       Political sociology perspectives

·       Limitations of the comparative method

DAY TWO 17-Jul-21 State in comparative perspective

·       Characteristics and changing nature of the State in capitalist and socialist economies

·       Characteristics and changing nature of the State in Advanced industrial and developing societies.

DAY THREE 19-Jul-21 Politics of Representation and Participation

·       Political parties

·       Pressure groups and social movements in advanced industrial and developing societies.

DAY FOUR 20-Jul-21 Globalisation

·       Responses from developed and developing societies

DAY FIVE 21-Jul-21 Approaches to the Study of International Relations

·       Idealist

·       Realist

·       Marxist

·       Functionalist Theory

·       Systems Theory

DAY SIX 22-Jul-21 Key concepts in International Relations

·       National interest

·       Security and power

·       Balance of power and deterrence

DAY SEVEN 23-Jul-21 Key concepts in International Relations

·       Transnational actors

·       Collective security

·       World capitalist economy and globalisation

DAY EIGHT 24-Jul-21 Changing International Political Order

·       Rise of super powers

·       Strategic and ideological Bipolarity

·       Arms race and Cold War

·       Nuclear threat

DAY NINE 26-Jul-21 Changing International Political Order

·       Collapse of the Soviet Union

·       Unipolarity and American hegemony

·       Relevance of Non-alignment in the contemporary world

DAY TEN 27-Jul-21 Evolution of the International Economic System

·       From Brettonwoods to WTO

·       Socialist economies and the CMEA (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance)

·       Third World demand for new international economic order

·       Globalisation of the world economy

 

DAY ELEVEN 28-Jul-21 United Nations

·       Envisaged role and actual record

·       Specialized UN agencies-aims and functioning

·       Need for UN reforms

DAY TWELVE 29-Jul-21 Regionalisation of World Politics

·       EU

·       ASEAN

·       APEC

·       SAARC

·       NAFTA

DAY THIRTEEN 30-Jul-21 Contemporary Global Concerns

·       Democracy

·       Human rights

·       Environment

DAY FOURTEEN 31-Jul-21 ·       Gender justice

·       Terrorism

·       Nuclear proliferation

DAY FIFTEEN 26-Jul-21 Indian Foreign Policy: Nehru – Modi

·       Concept

·       Determinants of foreign policy

DAY SIXTEEN 02-Aug-21 ·       The institutions of policy-making

·       Continuity and change

DAY SEVENTEEN 03-Aug-21 Non-aligned movement

·       Aims and achievements

DAY EIGHTEEN 04-Aug-21 India & South Asia: Nehru – Modi

·       Neighbourhood Policy: Nehru – Modi

Bilateral Relations

·       Afghanistan

·       Nepal

·       Bhutan

·       Pakistan

·       Maldives

·       Sri Lanka 

·       Myanmar

DAY NINETEEN 05-Aug-21 India ” Look East ” & ” Act East ” Policy

·       India – ASEAN Relations

DAY TWENTY 06-Aug-21 India’s Look West Policy

·       Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, OIC

DAY TWENTY-ONE 07-Aug-21 Major Powers

·       China

·       USA

·       Russia

DAY TWENTY-TWO 09-Aug-21 Major Powers

·       Japan

·       EU

·       Commonwealth

DAY TWENTY-THREE 10-Aug-21 India and the Global South

·       Relations with Africa and Latin America

DAY TWENTY-FOUR 11-Aug-21 ·       Leadership role in the demand for NIEO
DAY TWENTY-FIVE 12-Aug-21 Contemporary Developments

·       Indian Ocean Region

·       Indo Pacific

·       Quad

DAY TWENTY-SIX 13-Aug-21 ·       India and the UN System

·       Role in UN Peace-keeping

·       Demand for Permanent Seat in the Security Council

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN 14-Aug-21 ·       India and the Nuclear Question

·       Changing perceptions and policy

DAY TWENTY-EIGHT 16-Aug-21 Recent developments in Indian Foreign Policy

·       Vision of a new world order

DAY TWENTY-NINE 17-Aug-21 ·       India and the Global South

·       WTO negotiations

DAY THIRTY 18-Aug-21 ·       Impediments to regional co-operation

·       River water disputes

·       Illegal cross border migration

  19-Aug-21 MINI TEST-2

P.S.: Changes in the schedule may be made with a prior announcement to the students

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