DAMP™

DAMP™ PSIR 3.0

By Tejal Khandelwal 

Start Date: 18 Oct 2021
Duration: 3 Months
Delivery Mode: Online
Validity: Till 31 Jan, 2022

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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SCHEDULE OF DAMP
DAY DATE SYLLABUS
DAY ONE 18-Oct-21 PAPER I: SECTION A

Western Political Thought

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Machiavelli
DAY TWO 19-Oct-21
  • Hobbes
  • Locke
  • Rousseau
  • Mill
DAY THREE 20-Oct-21
  • Marx
  • Gramsci
  • Hannah Arendt
DAY FOUR 21-Oct-21 Political Ideologies

  • Debates of Nature of Ideology and End of Ideology
  • Liberalism
  • Socialism
  • Marxism
DAY FIVE 22-Oct-21
  • Fascism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Gandhism
  • Feminism
  • Nationalism
DAY SIX 23-Oct-21 Justice

  • Conceptions of justice
  • Special reference to Rawls theory of justice and its communitarian critique
DAY SEVEN 25-Oct-21 Equality

  • Social, political and economic
  • Relationship between equality and freedom
  • Affirmative Action
DAY EIGHT 26-Oct-21 Rights

  • Meaning and theories
  • Different kinds of rights
DAY NINE 27-Oct-21 Rights

  • Concept of Human Rights

 

Democracy

  • Classical and contemporary theories
DAY TEN 28-Oct-21 Democracy

  • Different Models of democracy
  • Representative, participatory and deliberative
DAY ELEVEN 29-Oct-21 Power

  • Concept of power
  • Hegemony, Ideology and Legitimacy
DAY TWELVE 30-Oct-21
  • Political Theory
  • Meaning and approaches
DAY THIRTEEN 01-Nov-21 Theories of state

  • Liberal
  • Neo-liberal
  • Marxist
DAY FOURTEEN 02-Nov-21 Theories of state

  • Pluralist
  • Post-colonial
  • Feminist
DAY FIFTEEN 03-Nov-21 Indian Political Thought

 

  • Dharamshastra
  • Arthashastra
  • Buddhist tradition
DAY SIXTEEN 04-Nov-21
  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  • Sri Aurobindo
  • M. N. Roy
DAY SEVENTEEN 05-Nov-21
  • Gandhi
  • B. R. Ambedkar
DAY EIGHTEEN 06-Nov-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 8-Nov-21 Making of the Indian Constitution

  • Legacies of the British rule
  • Different social and political perspectives
DAY TWENTY 9-Nov-21 Perspectives on Indian National Movement

  • Liberal
  • Socialist
  • Marxist
  • Radical humanist
  • Dalit
DAY TWENTY-ONE 10-Nov-21 Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

  • The Preamble
  • Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Directive Principles
DAY TWENTY-TWO 11-Nov-21  Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

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

 

DAY TWENTY-THREE 12-Nov-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 13-Nov-21 Grassroots Democracy

  • Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government
  • Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments
  • Grassroot movements
DAY TWENTY-FIVE 15-Nov-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 16-Nov-21 Federalism

  • Constitutional provisions
  • Changing nature of centre-state relations
  • integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations
  • inter-state disputes
DAY TWENTY-SEVEN 17-Nov-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 18-Nov-21
  • Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics
DAY TWENTY-NINE 19-Nov-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 20-Nov-21 Social Movements

  • Civil liberties and human rights movements
  • Women’s movements
  • Environmentalist movements
  22-Nov-21 MINI TEST-1
PAPER TWO SCHEDULE
DAY DATES SYLLABUS
DAY ONE 23-Nov-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 24-Nov-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 25-Nov-21 Politics of Representation and Participation

·       Political parties

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

 

DAY FOUR 26-Nov-21 Globalisation

·       Responses from developed and developing societies

 

DAY FIVE 27-Nov-21 Approaches to the Study of International Relations

·       Idealist

·       Realist

·       Marxist

·       Functionalist Theory

·       Systems Theory

DAY SIX 29-Nov-21 Key concepts in International Relations

·       National interest

·       Security and power

·       Balance of power and deterrence

 

DAY SEVEN 30-Nov-21 Key concepts in International Relations

·       Transnational actors

·       Collective security

·       World capitalist economy and globalisation

 

DAY EIGHT 01-Dec-21 Changing International Political Order

·       Rise of super powers

·       Strategic and ideological Bipolarity

·       Arms race and Cold War

·       Nuclear threat

 

DAY NINE 02-Dec-21 Changing International Political Order

·       Collapse of the Soviet Union

·       Unipolarity and American hegemony

·       Relevance of Non-alignment in the contemporary world

 

DAY TEN 03-Dec-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 04-Dec-21 United Nations

·       Envisaged role and actual record

·       Specialized UN agencies-aims and functioning

·       Need for UN reforms

DAY TWELVE 06-Dec-21 Regionalisation of World Politics

·       EU

·       ASEAN

·       APEC

·       SAARC

·       NAFTA

 

DAY THIRTEEN 07-Dec-21 Contemporary Global Concerns

·       Democracy

·       Human rights

·       Environment

 

DAY FOURTEEN 08-Dec-21 ·       Gender justice

·       Terrorism

·       Nuclear proliferation

 

DAY FIFTEEN 09-Dec-21 Indian Foreign Policy: Nehru – Modi

·       Concept

·       Determinants of foreign policy

 

DAY SIXTEEN 10-Dec-21 ·       The institutions of policy-making

·       Continuity and change

 

DAY SEVENTEEN 11-Dec-21 Non-aligned movement

·       Aims and achievements

 

DAY EIGHTEEN 13-Dec-21 India & South Asia: Nehru – Modi

·       Neighbourhood Policy: Nehru – Modi

Bilateral Relations

·       Afghanistan

·       Nepal

·       Bhutan

·       Pakistan

·       Maldives

·       Sri Lanka 

·       Myanmar

DAY NINETEEN 14-Dec-21 India ” Look East ” & ” Act East ” Policy

·       India – ASEAN Relations

DAY TWENTY 15-Dec-21 India’s Look West Policy

·       Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, OIC

DAY TWENTY-ONE 16-Dec-21 Major Powers

·       China

·       USA

·       Russia

DAY TWENTY-TWO 17-Dec-21 Major Powers

·       Japan

·       EU

·       Commonwealth

 

DAY TWENTY-THREE 18-Dec-21 India and the Global South

·       Relations with Africa and Latin America

DAY TWENTY-FOUR 20-Dec-21  

·       Leadership role in the demand for NIEO

 

DAY TWENTY-FIVE 21-Dec-21 Contemporary Developments

·       Indian Ocean Region

·       Indo Pacific

·       Quad

 

DAY TWENTY-SIX 22-Dec-21  

·       India and the UN System

·       Role in UN Peace-keeping

·       Demand for Permanent Seat in the Security Council

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN 23-Dec-21  

·       India and the Nuclear Question

·       Changing perceptions and policy

 

DAY TWENTY-EIGHT 24-Dec-21 Recent developments in Indian Foreign Policy

·       Vision of a new world order

DAY TWENTY-NINE 25-Dec-21  

·       India and the Global South

·       WTO negotiations

 

DAY THIRTY 27-Dec-21  

·       Impediments to regional co-operation

·       River water disputes

·       Illegal cross border migration

  28-Dec-21 MINI TEST-2

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