DAMP PSIR 2022-23 Daily Answer Writing & Mentorship Program

Start Date: 3 October 2022
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 2.5 Months
Validity: Till 15th January 2023

Course Fee:
₹ 5,999 + GST

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Features of the Test series Program:

  • Paper 1 – 4 Weeks | Paper 2 – 4 Weeks |5 Days a week
  • Daily – One Question |One Evaluation | One Extra Practice Question I Discussion Videos for Both Questions
  • Individual Evaluation, Feedback and Personalized Mentoring
  • Two Mini Tests after completion of Paper I & II
  • Comprehensive coverage of Entire PSIR Syllabus
  • Access to Foundation Batch Notes for value addition
  • Updated International Relations Lecture access
  • Revision capsules will also be provided

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)
  • Evaluation within 24 hours of submission of answer
  • The course validity will not be extended under any circumstances.

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DAMP (PSIR) Schedule


Days Date Day syllabus
Day 1 03-10-2022 Monday Western Political Thought: Plato; Aristotle and Machiavelli
Day 2 04-10-2022 Tuesday Western Political Thought: Hobbes; Locke Rousseau and Mill
Day 3 05-10-2022 Wednesday Western Political Thought: Marx; Gramsci and Hannah Arendt
Day 4 06-10-2022 Thursday Political Ideologies:Debates of Nature of Ideology and End of Ideology;Liberalism;Socialism and Marxism
Day 5 07-10-2022 Friday Political Ideologies:Fascism; Multiculturalism; Gandhism; Feminism; Nationalism
08-10-2022 Saturday
09-10-2022 Sunday
Day 6 10-10-2022 Monday Justice:Conceptions of justice ; Special reference to Rawls theory of justice and its communitarian critique
Day 7 11-10-2022 Tuesday Equality:”Social, political and economic”; Relationship between equality and freedom; Affirmative Action
Day 8 12-10-2022 Wednesday Rights: Meaning and theories; Different kinds of rights
Day 9 13-10-2022 Thursday Rights:Concept of Human Rights; Democracy; Classical and contemporary theories
Day 10 14-10-2022 Friday Democracy: Different Models of democracy; “Representative, participatory and deliberative”
15-10-2022 Saturday
16-10-2022 Sunday
Day 11 17-10-2022 Monday Power:Concept of power; “Hegemony, Ideology and Legitimacy”
Day 12 18-10-2022 Tuesday Political Theory: Meaning and approaches
Day 13 19-10-2022 Wednesday Theories of state: Liberal; Neo-liberal; Marxist
Day 14 20-10-2022 Thursday Theories of state: Pluralist; Post-colonial; Feminist
Day 15 21-10-2022 Friday Indian Political Thought:Dharamshastra; Arthashastra; Buddhist tradition
22-10-2022 Saturday
23-10-2022 Sunday
Day 16 24-10-2022 Monday Indian Political Thought: Sir Syed Ahmed Khan; Sri Aurobindo; M. N. Roy
Day 17 25-10-2022 Tuesday Indian Political Thought: Gandhi; B. R. Ambedkar
Day 18 26-10-2022 Wednesday Political Strategies of India’s Freedom struggle: Constitutionalism to Mass Satyagraha; Non-cooperation; Civil Disobedience; Militant and revolutionary movements; Peasant and workers movements
Day 19 27-10-2022 Thursday Making of the Indian Constitution:Legacies of the British rule; Different social and political perspectives
Day 20 28-10-2022 Friday Perspectives on Indian National Movement:Liberal; Socialist; Marxist; Radical humanist; Dalit
29-10-2022 Saturday
30-10-2022 Sunday
Day 21 31-10-2022 Monday Salient Features of the Indian Constitution:The Preamble; Fundamental Rights and Duties; Directive Principles
Day 22 01-11-2022 Tuesday Salient Features of the Indian Constitution:Parliamentary System and Amendment Procedures; Judicial Review and Basic Structure doctrine
Day 23 02-11-2022 Wednesday 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 24 03-11-2022 Thursday Grassroots Democracy:Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government;  Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments ; Grassroot movements
Day 25 04-11-2022 Friday 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
05-11-2022 Saturday
06-11-2022 Sunday
Day 26 07-11-2022 Monday Federalism:Constitutional provisions; Changing nature of centre-state relations; integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations; inter-state disputes
Day 27 08-11-2022 Tuesday 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 28 09-11-2022 Wednesday Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics
Day 29 10-11-2022 Thursday 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 30 11-11-2022 Friday Social Movements:Civil liberties and human rights movements:Women’s movements; Environmentalist movements
12-11-2022 Saturday
13-11-2022 Sunday
14-11-2022 Monday


Day 31 15-11-2022 Tuesday Comparative Political Analysis and International Politics,Comparative Politics:Nature and major approaches; Political economy; Political sociology perspectives; Limitations of the comparative method
Day 32 16-11-2022 Wednesday 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 33 17-11-2022 Thursday Politics of Representation and Participation:Political parties; Pressure groups and social movements in advanced industrial and developing societies.
Day 34 18-11-2022 Friday Globalisation:Responses from developed and developing societies
19-11-2022 Saturday
20-11-2022 Sunday
Day 35 21-11-2022 Monday Approaches to the Study of International Relations: Idealist; Realist; Marxist; Functionalist Theory; Systems Theory
Day 36 22-11-2022 Tuesday Key concepts in International Relations: National interest; Security and power; Balance of power and deterrence
Day 37 23-11-2022 Wednesday Key concepts in International Relations: Transnational actors; Collective security; World capitalist economy and globalisation
Day 38 24-11-2022 Thursday Changing International Political Order: Rise of super powers; Strategic and ideological Bipolarity; Arms race and Cold War; Nuclear threat
Day 39 25-11-2022 Friday Changing International Political Order:Collapse of the Soviet Union; Unipolarity and American hegemony; Relevance of Non-alignment in the contemporary world
26-11-2022 Saturday
27-11-2022 Sunday
Day 40 28-11-2022 Monday 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 41 29-11-2022 Tuesday United Nations: Envisaged role and actual record; Specialized UN agencies-aims and functioning; Need for UN reforms
Day 42 30-11-2022 Wednesday Regionalisation of World Politics:EU; ASEAN; APEC; SAARC; NAFTA
Day 43 01-12-2022 Thursday Contemporary Global Concerns: Democracy; Human rights; Environment
Day 44 02-12-2022 Friday Contemporary Global Concerns: Gender justice; Terrorism; Nuclear proliferation
03-12-2022 Saturday
04-12-2022 Sunday
Day 45 05-12-2022 Monday Indian Foreign Policy: (Nehru-Modi):Concept; Determinants of foreign policy
Day 46 06-12-2022 Tuesday Indian Foreign Policy Nehru-Modi:The institutions of policy-making; Continuity and change
Day 47 07-12-2022 Wednesday Non-aligned movement:Aims and achievements
Day 48 08-12-2022 Thursday India & South Asia: (Nehru-Modi): Neighbourhood Policy: (Nehru -Modi)                                                                                                Bilateral Relations:Afghanistan; Nepal; Bhutan;
Day 49 09-12-2022 Friday Bilateral Relations:Pakistan; Maldives; Sri Lanka; Myanmar
10-12-2022 Saturday
11-12-2022 Sunday
Day 50 12-12-2022 Monday India ” Look East ” & ” Act East ” Policy: India – ASEAN Relations
Day 51 13-12-2022 Tuesday India’s Look West Policy:Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, OIC
Day 52 14-12-2022 Wednesday Major Powers:China; USA;  Russia
Day 53 15-12-2022 Thursday Major Powers:Japan; EU; Commonwealth
Day 54 16-12-2022 Friday India and the Global South:Relations with Africa and Latin America
17-12-2022 Saturday
18-12-2022 Sunday
Day 55 19-12-2022 Monday India and the Global South:  Leadership role in the demand for NIEO
Day 56 20-12-2022 Tuesday Contemporary Developments: Indian Ocean Region; Indo Pacific; Quad
Day 57 21-12-2022 Wednesday Contemporary Developments:India and the UN System;  Role in UN Peace-keeping;  Demand for Permanent Seat in the Security Council
Day 58 22-12-2022 Thursday Contemporary Developments: India and the Nuclear Question; Changing perceptions and policy
Day 59 23-12-2022 Friday Recent developments in Indian Foreign Policy:Vision of a new world order; India and the Global South; WTO negotiations
24-12-2022 Saturday
25-12-2022 Sunday
Day 60 26-12-2022 Monday Recent developments in Indian Foreign Policy: Impediments to regional co-operation; River water disputes; Illegal cross border migration
27-12-2022 Tuesday


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