DAMP PSIR 2022-23 Daily Answer Writing & Mentorship Program

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Course Fee

₹5,999 + 18% GST

Key Features


Other Details


  • 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
Schedule detailing: Complete Micro-Syllabus – Download

DAMP (PSIR) Schedule


Day 103-10-2022MondayWestern Political Thought: Plato; Aristotle and Machiavelli
Day 204-10-2022TuesdayWestern Political Thought: Hobbes; Locke Rousseau and Mill
Day 305-10-2022WednesdayWestern Political Thought: Marx; Gramsci and Hannah Arendt
Day 406-10-2022ThursdayPolitical Ideologies:Debates of Nature of Ideology and End of Ideology;Liberalism;Socialism and Marxism
Day 507-10-2022FridayPolitical Ideologies:Fascism; Multiculturalism; Gandhism; Feminism; Nationalism
Day 610-10-2022MondayJustice:Conceptions of justice ; Special reference to Rawls theory of justice and its communitarian critique
Day 711-10-2022TuesdayEquality:”Social, political and economic”; Relationship between equality and freedom; Affirmative Action
Day 812-10-2022WednesdayRights: Meaning and theories; Different kinds of rights
Day 913-10-2022ThursdayRights:Concept of Human Rights; Democracy; Classical and contemporary theories
Day 1014-10-2022FridayDemocracy: Different Models of democracy; “Representative, participatory and deliberative”
Day 1117-10-2022MondayPower:Concept of power; “Hegemony, Ideology and Legitimacy”
Day 1218-10-2022TuesdayPolitical Theory: Meaning and approaches
Day 1319-10-2022WednesdayTheories of state: Liberal; Neo-liberal; Marxist
Day 1420-10-2022ThursdayTheories of state: Pluralist; Post-colonial; Feminist
Day 1521-10-2022FridayIndian Political Thought:Dharamshastra; Arthashastra; Buddhist tradition
Day 1624-10-2022MondayIndian Political Thought: Sir Syed Ahmed Khan; Sri Aurobindo; M. N. Roy
Day 1725-10-2022TuesdayIndian Political Thought: Gandhi; B. R. Ambedkar
Day 1826-10-2022WednesdayPolitical Strategies of India’s Freedom struggle: Constitutionalism to Mass Satyagraha; Non-cooperation; Civil Disobedience; Militant and revolutionary movements; Peasant and workers movements
Day 1927-10-2022ThursdayMaking of the Indian Constitution:Legacies of the British rule; Different social and political perspectives
Day 2028-10-2022FridayPerspectives on Indian National Movement:Liberal; Socialist; Marxist; Radical humanist; Dalit
Day 2131-10-2022MondaySalient Features of the Indian Constitution:The Preamble; Fundamental Rights and Duties; Directive Principles
Day 2201-11-2022TuesdaySalient Features of the Indian Constitution:Parliamentary System and Amendment Procedures; Judicial Review and Basic Structure doctrine
Day 2302-11-2022WednesdayPrincipal 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 2403-11-2022ThursdayGrassroots Democracy:Panchayati Raj and Municipal Government;  Significance of 73rd and 74th Amendments ; Grassroot movements
Day 2504-11-2022FridayStatutory 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 2607-11-2022MondayFederalism:Constitutional provisions; Changing nature of centre-state relations; integrationist tendencies and regional aspirations; inter-state disputes
Day 2708-11-2022TuesdayPlanning 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 2809-11-2022WednesdayCaste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics
Day 2910-11-2022ThursdayParty 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 3011-11-2022FridaySocial Movements:Civil liberties and human rights movements:Women’s movements; Environmentalist movements


Day 3115-11-2022TuesdayComparative Political Analysis and International Politics,Comparative Politics:Nature and major approaches; Political economy; Political sociology perspectives; Limitations of the comparative method
Day 3216-11-2022WednesdayState 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 3317-11-2022ThursdayPolitics of Representation and Participation:Political parties; Pressure groups and social movements in advanced industrial and developing societies.
Day 3418-11-2022FridayGlobalisation:Responses from developed and developing societies
Day 3521-11-2022MondayApproaches to the Study of International Relations: Idealist; Realist; Marxist; Functionalist Theory; Systems Theory
Day 3622-11-2022TuesdayKey concepts in International Relations: National interest; Security and power; Balance of power and deterrence
Day 3723-11-2022WednesdayKey concepts in International Relations: Transnational actors; Collective security; World capitalist economy and globalisation
Day 3824-11-2022ThursdayChanging International Political Order: Rise of super powers; Strategic and ideological Bipolarity; Arms race and Cold War; Nuclear threat
Day 3925-11-2022FridayChanging International Political Order:Collapse of the Soviet Union; Unipolarity and American hegemony; Relevance of Non-alignment in the contemporary world
Day 4028-11-2022MondayEvolution 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 4129-11-2022TuesdayUnited Nations: Envisaged role and actual record; Specialized UN agencies-aims and functioning; Need for UN reforms
Day 4230-11-2022WednesdayRegionalisation of World Politics:EU; ASEAN; APEC; SAARC; NAFTA
Day 4301-12-2022ThursdayContemporary Global Concerns: Democracy; Human rights; Environment
Day 4402-12-2022FridayContemporary Global Concerns: Gender justice; Terrorism; Nuclear proliferation
Day 4505-12-2022MondayIndian Foreign Policy: (Nehru-Modi):Concept; Determinants of foreign policy
Day 4606-12-2022TuesdayIndian Foreign Policy Nehru-Modi:The institutions of policy-making; Continuity and change
Day 4707-12-2022WednesdayNon-aligned movement:Aims and achievements
Day 4808-12-2022ThursdayIndia & South Asia: (Nehru-Modi): Neighbourhood Policy: (Nehru -Modi)                                                                                                Bilateral Relations:Afghanistan; Nepal; Bhutan;
Day 4909-12-2022FridayBilateral Relations:Pakistan; Maldives; Sri Lanka; Myanmar
Day 5012-12-2022MondayIndia ” Look East ” & ” Act East ” Policy: India – ASEAN Relations
Day 5113-12-2022TuesdayIndia’s Look West Policy:Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, OIC
Day 5214-12-2022WednesdayMajor Powers:China; USA;  Russia
Day 5315-12-2022ThursdayMajor Powers:Japan; EU; Commonwealth
Day 5416-12-2022FridayIndia and the Global South:Relations with Africa and Latin America
Day 5519-12-2022MondayIndia and the Global South:  Leadership role in the demand for NIEO
Day 5620-12-2022TuesdayContemporary Developments: Indian Ocean Region; Indo Pacific; Quad
Day 5721-12-2022WednesdayContemporary Developments:India and the UN System;  Role in UN Peace-keeping;  Demand for Permanent Seat in the Security Council
Day 5822-12-2022ThursdayContemporary Developments: India and the Nuclear Question; Changing perceptions and policy
Day 5923-12-2022FridayRecent developments in Indian Foreign Policy:Vision of a new world order; India and the Global South; WTO negotiations
Day 6026-12-2022MondayRecent developments in Indian Foreign Policy: Impediments to regional co-operation; River water disputes; Illegal cross border migration


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
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