By Tejal Khandelwal 

Start Date: 18 Nov 2021
Duration: 3 Months
Delivery Mode: Online
Validity: Course Last Day + 15 Days

Course Fee: ₹ 9000 + GST (18%)

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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 
  • The course validity will not be extended under any circumstances.

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Western Political Thought

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Machiavelli
DAY TWO 23-Nov-21
  • Hobbes
  • Locke
  • Rousseau
  • Mill
DAY THREE 24-Nov-21
  • Marx
  • Gramsci
  • Hannah Arendt
DAY FOUR 25-Nov-21 Political Ideologies

  • Debates of Nature of Ideology and End of Ideology
  • Liberalism
  • Socialism
  • Marxism
DAY FIVE 26-Nov-21
  • Fascism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Gandhism
  • Feminism
  • Nationalism
DAY SIX 27-Nov-21 Justice

  • Conceptions of justice
  • Special reference to Rawls theory of justice and its communitarian critique
DAY SEVEN 29-Nov-21 Equality

  • Social, political and economic
  • Relationship between equality and freedom
  • Affirmative Action
DAY EIGHT 30-Nov-21 Rights

  • Meaning and theories
  • Different kinds of rights
DAY NINE 01-Dec-21 Rights

  • Concept of Human Rights



  • Classical and contemporary theories
DAY TEN 02-Dec-21 Democracy

  • Different Models of democracy
  • Representative, participatory and deliberative
DAY ELEVEN 03-Dec-21 Power

  • Concept of power
  • Hegemony, Ideology and Legitimacy
DAY TWELVE 04-Dec-21
  • Political Theory
  • Meaning and approaches
DAY THIRTEEN 06-Dec-21 Theories of state

  • Liberal
  • Neo-liberal
  • Marxist
DAY FOURTEEN 07-Dec-21 Theories of state

  • Pluralist
  • Post-colonial
  • Feminist
DAY FIFTEEN 08-Dec-21 Indian Political Thought


  • Dharamshastra
  • Arthashastra
  • Buddhist tradition
  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  • Sri Aurobindo
  • M. N. Roy
  • Gandhi
  • B. R. Ambedkar
DAY EIGHTEEN 11-Dec-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 13-Dec-21 Making of the Indian Constitution

  • Legacies of the British rule
  • Different social and political perspectives
DAY TWENTY 14-Dec-21 Perspectives on Indian National Movement

  • Liberal
  • Socialist
  • Marxist
  • Radical humanist
  • Dalit
DAY TWENTY-ONE 15-Dec-21 Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

  • The Preamble
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Directive Principles
DAY TWENTY-TWO 16-Dec-21  Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

  • Parliamentary System and Amendment Procedures
  • Judicial Review and Basic Structure doctrine


DAY TWENTY-THREE 17-Dec-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 18-Dec-21 Grassroots Democracy

  • Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government
  • Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments
  • Grassroot movements
DAY TWENTY-FIVE 20-Dec-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 21-Dec-21 Federalism

  • Constitutional provisions
  • Changing nature of centre-state relations
  • integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations
  • inter-state disputes
DAY TWENTY-SEVEN 22-Dec-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
  • Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics
DAY TWENTY-NINE 24-Dec-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 25-Dec-21 Social Movements

  • Civil liberties and human rights movements
  • Women’s movements
  • Environmentalist movements
  27-Dec-21 MINI TEST-1
DAY ONE 28-Dec-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 29-Dec-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 30-Dec-21 Politics of Representation and Participation

·       Political parties

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


DAY FOUR 31-Dec-21 Globalisation

·       Responses from developed and developing societies


DAY FIVE 01-Jan-22 Approaches to the Study of International Relations

·       Idealist

·       Realist

·       Marxist

·       Functionalist Theory

·       Systems Theory

DAY SIX 03-Jan-22 Key concepts in International Relations

·       National interest

·       Security and power

·       Balance of power and deterrence


DAY SEVEN 04-Jan-22 Key concepts in International Relations

·       Transnational actors

·       Collective security

·       World capitalist economy and globalisation


DAY EIGHT 05-Jan-22 Changing International Political Order

·       Rise of super powers

·       Strategic and ideological Bipolarity

·       Arms race and Cold War

·       Nuclear threat


DAY NINE 06-Jan-22 Changing International Political Order

·       Collapse of the Soviet Union

·       Unipolarity and American hegemony

·       Relevance of Non-alignment in the contemporary world


DAY TEN 07-Jan-22 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 08-Jan-22 United Nations

·       Envisaged role and actual record

·       Specialized UN agencies-aims and functioning

·       Need for UN reforms

DAY TWELVE 10-Jan-22 Regionalisation of World Politics

·       EU

·       ASEAN

·       APEC

·       SAARC

·       NAFTA


DAY THIRTEEN 11-Jan-22 Contemporary Global Concerns

·       Democracy

·       Human rights

·       Environment


DAY FOURTEEN 12-Jan-22 ·       Gender justice

·       Terrorism

·       Nuclear proliferation


DAY FIFTEEN 13-Jan-22 Indian Foreign Policy: Nehru – Modi

·       Concept

·       Determinants of foreign policy


DAY SIXTEEN 14-Jan-22 ·       The institutions of policy-making

·       Continuity and change


DAY SEVENTEEN 15-Jan-22 Non-aligned movement

·       Aims and achievements


DAY EIGHTEEN 17-Jan-22 India & South Asia: Nehru – Modi

·       Neighbourhood Policy: Nehru – Modi

Bilateral Relations

·       Afghanistan

·       Nepal

·       Bhutan

·       Pakistan

·       Maldives

·       Sri Lanka 

·       Myanmar

DAY NINETEEN 18-Jan-22 India ” Look East ” & ” Act East ” Policy

·       India – ASEAN Relations

DAY TWENTY 19-Jan-22 India’s Look West Policy

·       Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, OIC

DAY TWENTY-ONE 20-Jan-22 Major Powers

·       China

·       USA

·       Russia

DAY TWENTY-TWO 21-Jan-22 Major Powers

·       Japan

·       EU

·       Commonwealth


DAY TWENTY-THREE 22-Jan-22 India and the Global South

·       Relations with Africa and Latin America


·       Leadership role in the demand for NIEO


DAY TWENTY-FIVE 25-Jan-22 Contemporary Developments

·       Indian Ocean Region

·       Indo Pacific

·       Quad


DAY TWENTY-SIX 26-Jan-22  

·       India and the UN System

·       Role in UN Peace-keeping

·       Demand for Permanent Seat in the Security Council


·       India and the Nuclear Question

·       Changing perceptions and policy


DAY TWENTY-EIGHT 28-Jan-22 Recent developments in Indian Foreign Policy

·       Vision of a new world order


·       India and the Global South

·       WTO negotiations


DAY THIRTY 31-Jan-22  

·       Impediments to regional co-operation

·       River water disputes

·       Illegal cross border migration

  01-Feb-22 MINI TEST-2


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