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Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Course Outline
Computer Organization and Architecture: Representations of integers, K-MAP, Machine instructions
and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface
(Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Addressing modes,
Architectural classification schemes, multiprocessors.

Programming Languages: Programming in C: elements of C-Tokens, identifiers, data types in C.

Control structure in C. sequence, selection & iteration(s). structure, union, string, and pointers. C++
Programming: Functions parameter passing, Class and objects, Constructors and destructors,
Overloading, inheritance, templates, exception handling, Pointers, Virtual Function Late binding,
Friend function, Friend class, Overview of JAVA.

Data Structures: Simple and composite structure, Recursion, Parameter passing, Scope, Binding;
Abstract data types, Arrays, Stacks, Queues, Linked Lists, Trees, Binary search trees, Binary heaps,
Graph theory, Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths;
Hashing, Sorting, Searching.

Theory of Computation: Regular languages and finite automata, DFA, NDFA Context free languages
and Push-down automata, Recursively enumerable sets and Turing machines, Undesirability. LR parser,
construction of SLR and canonical LR parser table, using ambiguous grammar, An automatic parser the
generator, YACC. Using YACC with ambiguous grammar. Creating YACC lexical analyzer with LEX, Error
recovery in YACC, Chomsky hierarchy of languages, CFG.

Operating System: Processes. Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency. Synchronization,

Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Beladys anomaly, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems,
I/O systems, Protection and security.

Databases: ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity
constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+
trees), Transactions and concurrency control.

Computer Networks: ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Modulation techniques,
Flow and error control techniques (error correcting & detecting, CRC), Routing algorithms, Congestion
control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP (v4), hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. Aloha, S-Aloha

Protocols, Network security basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital
signature. Firewalls, B ISDN, ATM.

Mobile Communication: Introduction, Cellular system infrastructure, Registration, Handoff Parameters

and underlying support. Roaming Support Using Backbone to Mobile IP, Functions of Mobile IP,
Registration, Tunneling, Dynamic Host configuration protocol, Introduction, Characteristics and
Applications of Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET) Routing, Routing Classification.

Parallel Computing: Parallelism and its types, classification scheme. Multiprocessor and Micro
Computer, Memory Module, Pipelining, collision, RISC, CISC, Calculation of MAL, Multidimensional
Array, Dependence Analysis.

Data Warehousing and Data Mining: What is data mining?, Data Mining: On what kind of data?, Data
mining functionality, Are all the patterns interesting?, Classification of data mining systems, What is a
data warehouse?, A multi-dimensional data model, Data warehouse architecture, Data warehouse
implementation. Further development of data cube technology, From data warehousing to data mining.
Concept of Transaction Transactional database, Distributed Database, Commit Protocols.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each
of objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
Fundamentals of Management
1 Concept of Management: Introduction to management & Organizations, Functions and
Responsibilities of Managers, Fayols Principles of Management, Management Thought; the
Classical School, The Human Relations School, Systems theory.
2 Planning: Nature and purpose of planning process, principles of Planning, Types of planning,
Advantages and Limitation of planning.
3 Strategies and Policies: Concept of Corporate Strategy, formulation of strategy, Types of
strategies, Types of policies, principles of formulation of policies, Decision Making Process,
Individual Decision Making Models.
4 Organizing: Nature and Purpose of Organizing, Bases of Departmentation, Span Relationship,
Line Staff Conflict, Bases of Delegation, Kind of Delegation and Decentralization, methods of
Decentralization. Management By Objective (MBO)
5 Controlling: Concept and Process of Control, Control Techniques. Human Aspects of Control,
Control as a feedback system, types of control, IT as a Control tool.
Accounting and Financial Management
1 Introduction to Accounting: evolution, significance, accounting principles, concepts &
conventions, GAAP, accounting equation, capital and revenue, types of accounts, rules of
debit and credit
2 Recording of Transactions journal, ledger and trial balance. Preparation of financial
statement Trading and P & L Account and balance sheet
3 Depreciation: Depreciation concept, advantages and disadvantages. SLM and WDV methods.
4 Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis: BEP, Margin of Safety, P/V Ratio.
5 Ratio Analysis---Liquidity, Profitability, Leverage, Activity.
6. Leverage Analysis: Operating Financial and Combined Leverages.
7 Capital Budgeting: Time Value of Money, DCF and Non DCF Methods for Evaluating Projects.
8 Cost of Capital: Cost of Debt, Cost of Preference, Cost of Equity, Weighted Average Cost of

Marketing Management
1 Marketing Concepts: Customer Value and Satisfaction, Customers Delight, Conceptualizing
Tasks and Philosophies of Marketing Management, Value chain, scanning the Marketing
2 Market Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning: Market segmentations, levels of market
segmentations, patterns, procedures, requirement for effective segmentation, evaluating the
market segments, selecting the market segments, developing a positioning strategy.
3. Product Decision: Objectives, Product classification, Product-Mix, Product life cycle
strategies, equity, challenges, repositioning branding, introduction and factors contributing
the growth of packaging, introduction of labeling.
4 Pricing Decision: Factors affecting price, pricing methods and strategies.
5 Distribution Decisions: Importance and Functions of Distribution Channel, Considerations in
Distribution Channel Decisions, Distribution Channel Members.
6 Promotion Decisions: A view of
communication, Promotion-Mix elements.





7 Introduction to Social Marketing, Digital Marketing and CRM.

Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour
Part I
1. Field of HRM: Overview, Concept and HR functions and policies. Personnel to HRM
2. Acquisition of Human Resources: Job analysis, job description, job specification,
manpower planning, recruitment, selection, induction, placement, promotion and transfer. 3
3. Development of Human Resources: Training, Executive development, performance
appraisal, carrer and succession planning.
4. Maintenance of Human Resource: Job evaluation, Compensation and administration,
incentives and employee benefit.
Part II
1 Individual Behaviour: Foundtions, Personality, Perception, Values, Job Attitudes, Learning ,
Motivation Concept and Theories.
2 Group Behaviour: Foundations, Defining and Classifying Groups, Group Structure and
Processes, Conflict, Negotiation and Inter group behavior. Leadership significance, styles and
theories. Communication.
3. Organizational System: Organizational Structure, Change and Culture. Stress Management.

1 Introduction to Statistics: Introduction to Measurement of Central Tendency and dispersion,
skewness, moments and kurtosis.
2. Probability Theory and Probability Distributions: Concepts, additive, multiplicative,
conditional probability rules, Bayes Theorem, Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributionstheir characteristics and applications
3. Time Series: Time Series and its Components, Analysis, Models of Time Series, Methods of
Studying Components of Time Series: Measurement of trend , Measurement of seasonal
variations Measurement of cyclic variations
4. Correlation & Regression: Correlation (Karl Pearsons and Spearmans Coefficient),
Methods of computing simple correlation and regression.
5. Estimation and Testing of Hypothesis: Point and Interval Estimation, Estimator and
Estimates, Confidence Intervals. Hypothesis testing and statistical influence (Introduction to
methodology and Types of errors) introduction to sample tests for univariate analysis using
normal distribution, t-test, z-test.
6. Statistical Decision Theory: Decision making process, Decisions under Uncertainty and
Decisions under Risk.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Political Science
Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
(a) General Knowledge and Current Events
(b) Constitution, Government and politics in India
(c) Human Rights in India and the World
(d) International Politics
(e) The UN and its institutions
(f) Theories and Concept of Public Administration

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.

Detailed Course Outline

A. Sociological Concepts: Social Groups, Social Structure, Community, Association, culture,

identity, tradition, modernity, social processes, social institutions- family, marriage, kinship, state,
B. Sociological theories: Evolutionary- functional, Marxian, structural-functional, structural,
symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, post modernism
C. Social Stratification-Castes, class, race, gender, ethnicity
D. Types of societies: Colonial, post colonial, simple, agrarian, industrial, post
knowledge society


E. Social Change: theories of social Change, transformation, social movements, social development
F. Society in India: tribal, rural, urban, industrial, informational
G. Research Methodology: logic and philosophical foundations of social research, positivism,
concepts, theory, hypothesis, research techniques, data collection and analysis.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Public Administration
Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of objective type.
Course Outline
Concept of Public AdministrationMeaning, Nature and Scope. Public and Private Administration. New Public Administration. New Public Management.
Administrative Theories- Classical, Human Relations, Public Choice. Thinkers- Max Weber, Elton Mayo, Herbert Simon,
Mc Gregor, Riggs. Line and Staff Agencies. Leadership, Motivation and Communication.
Comparative Public AdministrationNature and Scope. A Comparative Study of the Administration, Institutions and Processes in UK, USA and India.
Development Administration- Concept, Meaning, Nature and Scope. Development Administration and Traditional
Administration. Characteristics of Administration in Developed and Developing Countries.
Features of Indian Administration.
President. Prime Minister. PMO. Organisation and role of Central Secretariat and Cabinet Secretariat. Organisation of
Government at State Level- Governor, Chief Minister, State Secretariat, Department and Directorates. Civil Services in
India: UPSC, Training and Discipline.
Financial Administration- Budget various types- Zero Based Budgeting & Performance Budgeting, Audit and Account,
Comptroller and Auditor-General. Planning Commission, National Development Council. Plan Formulation Implementation and Process. Finance Commission. Control over Administration- Legislative, Executive and Judicial
Control. Transparency in Administration. Administrative Reforms in India since Independence.
Meaning, Nature and Scope of Social Welfare and Social Justice. Central Social Welfare Board and State Social
Welfare Boards. Industrial Policy Resolutions (1991) and Growth of Public Sector in India. New Economic PolicyLiberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation.
Meaning, Nature and Scope of Local Governments. Major Features and Structure of Local Government in India. 73rd
and 74th Constitutional Amendments in India.
Social Science Research. Identification and Formulation of a Research Problem and Preparation of Research Design.
Research Methods in Social Sciences. Hypothesis. Sampling- Various. Tools of Data Collection- Observation,
Questionnaire, Interview and Case Study. Processing and Analysis of Data. Report Writing.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Library Science
Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
Unit I: Information, Information Science, Information Society, Information as a Resource /
Commodity, Information Transfer Cycle (Generation, Collection, Storage, and Dissemination), Role
of Information (In Planning, Management, Socio-Economic Development, Technology Transfer),
Communication (Channel, Barriers), Intellectual Property Rights (Concept, Copyright, Censorship,
Print and Non Print Media), Library and Information Policy at the National Level

Unit II: Laws of Library Science, Library Resource Sharing and Networking, Library Movement,
Library Legislation in India, Library Extension Services, Library and Information Science Education in
India, Library and Information Profession, Library Association in India, UK and USA, ILA, IASLIC,
IATLIS, SIS, LA, ASLIB, SLA, ALA, Library Association Organization at International Level, FID, IFLA,

Unit III: Sources of Information (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. Documentary and Non
Documentary), Reference Sources {Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Geographical Sources, Biographical
sources, Year Books / Almanacs, Directories and Handbooks, Statistical (Salient features and
evaluation)}, Bibliographical Sources {Bibliographies, Union Catalogue, Indexing and Abstracting
Journals (Salient features and Evaluations)}, E-documents (e-books, e-journals), Databases
{Bibliographic, Numeric and Full text (Evaluation)}
Unit IV: Reference and Information Services, Referral Services, Bibliographic Service, Indexing and
Abstracting Services, CAS, SDI, Digest Service, Trend Report, Online Services, Translation Services,
Reprographic Services
Unit V: Organization of Knowledge / Information, Modes of Formation of Subjects, Library
Classification (Cannon and Principles), Library Classification Schemes (DDC, UDC, CC), Library
Cataloguing (Cannons and Principles), Library Cataloguing Codes (CCC and AACR 2), Bibliographic
Records, Intellectual Standards (ISBD, MARC and CCF), Indexing (Pre and Post co-ordinate),
Vocabulary Control (Thesaurus and List of Subject Heading), Databases (Search Strategies and
Boolean Operators), Knowledge Management
Unit VI: Management (Principles, Functions and School of Thoughts), Planning, Organization
Structure, Decision Making, System Study (Analysis, Evaluation and Design), Collection Development
(Books, Serials, non books Material), Selection, Acquisition, Maintenance, ISBN, ISSN, Cataloguingin-Publication (CIP), Human Resource Management, Manpower Planning, Job Analysis, Job
Description, Selection, Recruitment, Motivation, Training and Development, Staff Manual,
Leadership and Performance Evaluation, Delegation of Authority, Financial Management, Resource
Generation, Types of Budgeting, Cost and Cost Benefit Analysis, PERT, CPM, Library Building and
Equipments, Performance Evaluation of Libraries/Information Centres and Services, Marketing
Information Product and Services, Total Quality Management (TQM)

Unit VII: Information Technology, Components of Information Technology, Impact of IT on Society,

Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Storage Devices, Output / Input Devices,
Telecommunications, Transmission Medias, Switching Systems, Bandwidth, Multiplexing,
Modulation, Protocols, Wireless Communications, Fax, Email, Tele conferencing / video
conferencing, Bulleting Board Service, Teletex, Videotext, Voice Mail, Networking (Concept)
Networking Topologies, Network Types (LAN, MAN, WAN), Hypertext, Hypermedia, Multimedia,
Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN), Open Systems Interconnections (OSI)
Unit VIII: Library Automation, Areas of Library Automation, Planning Library Automation, Hardware
and Software Selection for Automation, OPAC, Networks, ERNET, NICNET, DELNET, JANET, BLAISE,
OCLC, INFLIBNET, Internet, Components of Internet, Internet Services (Browsing, Web Browsers,
Search Engines, Meta Data Digital Object Identifier (DOI), National and International Information
Unit IX: Types of Research (Basic, Applied, Interdisciplinary), Research Design, Scientific Method,
Hypothesis, Data Collection, Sampling, Methods of Research (Historical, Descriptive, Case Study,
Survey, Comparative and Experimental), Statistical Methods, Data Analysis, Report Writing,
Research Methods in Library and Information Science and Services, Bibliometrics
Unit X: Types of Libraries {National, Public, Academic, and Special (Objectives, structures and
functions), Digital Libraries (Concept), Virtual Libraries (Concept), Types of Users, User Studies,
User Education, Role of UGC in the Growth and Development of libraries and information centres in
institutes of Higher Education in India, Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF)

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
1. Historiography
i. Objectivity and Interpretation
ii. Ancient Indian Historiography
iii. Medieval Indian Historiography
iv. Modern Indian Historiography
v. Subaltern studies
2. Ancient India
i. Indus Valley Civilization
ii. Polity in Ancient India
iii. Economy in Ancient India
iv. Social Systems
v. Religious Traditions
3. Medieval India
i. Indian Feudalism
ii. Society & Economy
iii. Polity in Medieval India
iv. Bhakti & Sufi Movements
v. 18thCent. Debate
4. Modern India
i. Revolt of 1857
ii. National Movement
iii. Economic Impact of Colonial Rule
iv. Social and Intellectual Reform Movements
v. Gandhi and Gandhian Ideology

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.


Unit-I: William Shakespeare King Lear
Unit-II: Ben Jonson Volpone
Unit- Ill: John Webster The Duchess of Malfi
Unit-IV: (i) Francis Bacon "Of Unity in Religion", "Of Friendship", "Of Ambition", "Of Great Place", "Of
Studies", "Of Truth",
(ii) Machiavelli Experts from The Prince
Unit-V: Background Reading: Michael Drayton, John Lyly's Euphues, Thomas Kyd's Spanish Tragedy;


Unit-I John Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel.
Unit-II Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock.
Unit-III William Congreve: The Way of the world.
Unit-IV Richard Sheridan: The School for scandal.
Unit-V Background Reading: Hudibras, Gulliver's Travels, Thomas Gray, Smollett, Trishram Shandy. The
Gothic Novel, Pamela by Richardson, John Gay, William Wycherley, Thomas Gray.


Unit-I: William Wordsworth:
"To the Cuckoo", "The Solitary Reaper", "Daffodils", "Tintern Abbey", "Ode on Intimations of
Immortality", "Ode to Duty", "Nutting", "Strange Fits of Passion", "The Tables Turned".
Unit-II John Keats:
"On First Looking into Chapman's Homer", "When I have Fears that I may Cease to Be, Ode to a
Nightingale, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode on Melancholy, To Autumn, To Psyche.

Unit-Ill: Robert Browning:

"Evelyn Hope", "Love Among the Ruins", "My Last Duchess", "The Last Ride Together", "A Grammarian's
Funeral", "Porphyria's Lover", "Rabbi Ben Ezra".
Unit-IV: Charles Dickens: Hard Times
Unit V: Background Reading:
The Romantic Movement, French Revolution, Victorian Compromise, PreRaphaelites, William Blake,
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, P.B.Shelley, Lord Byron, William Cowper, Robert Bums.
Unit I: T.S. Eliot: "The Waste Land"
Unit II: Philip Larkin: "No Road", Poetry of Departures", "Going, Going", "Deceptions", "Next Please", "If
My Darling", "Reasons for Attendance", "Wedding Wind", "Church Going", "The Old Fools".
Unit III: Nissim Ezekiel
"The Double Horror", "On Meeting a Pedant", "Nothingness", "Transmutation", "A Short Story",
"Lamentation", "What Frightens Me", "A Morning Walk", "The Patriot", "Undertrail Prisoners",
Unit IV: E.M. Forster: A Passage to India.
Unit V: Background Reading:
To The Light house, The Power and the Glorv, The Serpent and the Rope, The Rainbow, July's People,
Look Back in Anger, Vijay Tendulkar, Manohar Malgonkar, Ruth Jhabvala, My Experiments with Truth by
M.K. Gandhi.

Entrance Exam Syllabus of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

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Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Commerce & Business Studies
Unit I
Business Environment
Meaning and Elements of Business Environment, Economic environment, Economic Policies,
Economic Planning, Legal environment of Business in India, Competition policy, Consumer
Environment protection. Policy Environment: Linearization, Privatisation and
globalisation, Second generation reforms, Industrial policy and implementation, Industrial growth
and structural changes.
Unit II
Financial & Management Accounting,
Basic Accounting concepts, Capital and Revenue , Financial statements. Partnership Accounts:
Admission, Retirement, Death, Dissolution and Cash Distribution. Advanced company accounts:
Issue, forfeiture. Purchase of Business, Liquidation. Valuation of shares. Amalgamation Absorption
and Reconstruction. Holding Company Accounts. Cost and Management Accounting: Ration Analysis,
Funds Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Analysis, Managerial costing and Break-even analysis, Standard
costing. Responsibility accounting.

Unit- III
Business Economics,
Nature and uses of Business Economics, Concept of Profit and Wealth maximization. Demand
Analysis and Elasticity of Demand, Indifference curve analysis law. Utility Analysis and Laws of
Returns and Law of variable proportions. Cost, Revenue, Price determination in different market
situations: Perfect competition, Monopolistic competition, Monopoly, Price discrimination and
Oligopoly, Pricing strategies.
Unit- IV
Business Statistics & Data Processing,
Data types, Data collection and analysis, sampling, need, errors and methods of sampling, Normal
distribution. Hypothesis testing. Analysis and Interpretation of data. Correlation and Regression,
small sample test- t test, F test and chi-square test. Data processing Elements, data entry, data
processing and computer applications. Computer application to functional areas- accounting,
inventory control, marketing.

Unit- V
Business Management, Principle of Management,
Planning-objective, strategies, planning process, decision-making, Organising, organisational
structure, formal and informal organisations, organisational culture Staffing Leading: Motivation,
leadership, committees, communication. Controlling Corporate governance and business ethics

Unit- VI
Marketing Management,
The evolution of marketing, concepts of marketing, marketing mix, marketing environment
Consumer behaviour, market segmentation, Product decisions, Pricing decisions, Distribution
decisions, Promotion decisions, Marketing planning, organising and control

Unit- VII
Financial Management,
Capital structure, financial and operating leverage, Cost of capita, capital budgeting, Working
capital management, Dividend policy

Unit- VIII

Human Resource Management Concepts,

role and functions of Human Resource Management Human resource planning, recruitment and
selection Training and development, succession planning Compensation: wage and salary
administration, incentive and fringe benefits, Morale and productivity. Performance appraisal
Industrial relationship in India, health, safety, welfare and social security, workers participation in

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
Consumer Behaviour:
Cardinal utility function, assumptions, ordinal approach, indifference curve analysis, income and substitution
effects, compensating variation, critique, revealed preference hypothesis, demand derivations, consumer surplus,
income leisure tradeoff,
Market Structure:
Perfect Competition: Short-run and long run equilibrium of firm an
d industry, dynamic changes. Equilibrium under shifting demand and costs. Monopoly , bilateral monopoly,
monopolistic competition, product differentiation. Equilibrium of firm. Oligopoly duopoly models-Cournot, Bertand,
chamberlain and Stackelberg theorems.
Recent development in microeconomic theory
Managerial theories of firm; sales revenue maximization, Boumals static model , Single product with and
advertising , Morris model of managerial enterprises- constraints, equilibrium of firm, maximization in growth and
property, Williamsons model of managerial discretion.
Theory of Distribution:
Neo-classical approach-Marginal productivity theory. Product exhaustion theorem, elasticity of technical substation
and factor shares; technical progress and income distribution; theory of distribution in imperfect product and
factor markets; pricing of fixed factors, non-homogeneous factors and wage differentials.

General Equilibrium:
Walrasian Equilibrium; the aggregate excess demand function ; existence , stability and uniqueness of equilibrium
and general equilibrium; production without consumption- one sector model
Welfare Economics:
Societys economic problems; Pareto optimality and the necessary conditions to achieve it; Kaldor criterion; social
welfare maximization in a 2x2x2 model; Determination of welfare maximizing output mix, commodity distribution
and resource allocation; welfare maximization and perfect competition;
Risk and Uncertainty :

Individual behavior towards risk expected utility and certainty equivalence; Neuman Morgenstern approach to
utility theory; decision making under uncertainty: alternative decision making rules; the economics of asymetric
information: principal- agent framework,
Supply of Money:
Empirical definitions of Money. Measures of money supply in India. The stock of high powered money and its
determinants. (H theory of Money) Money multiplier process and factors affecting the money multiplier.
Predictability and the stability of money multiplier. Reserve Banks Analysis of money supply.
Demand for Money :
Classical Approach to Demand for Money-Quantity Theory Approach, Fishers Equation and Cambridge Quantity
Theory, Keynes Liquidity preference Approach Transaction, precautionary and speculative demand for money.
Derivation of LM curve.
Neo-Classical Monetary Theory:
The Neo-quantity theory of Milton Friedman, portfolio Balance Approach of James Tobin. The Wealth Adjustment
Process Approach of Karl Brunner and Allan Meltzer. Post-Keynesian Approach to Demand for Money-Patinkin and
Real Balance Effect. Approach of Baumol and Tobin; crisis in Keynesian economics and revival of monetarism.
Macro-economic policies:
General Equilibrium and the derivation of IS-LM curves Relative effectiveness of Monetary and Fiscal policies in
open and closed economics- Mechanism and difference between Monetarism and Keynesianism. The Mundell
Fleming Model with fixed and floating exchange rate. Rational Expectations.

National Income:
The measurement of GNP and difficulties in measurement. Product vs. Disproduct. The components for Final
Demand. The GNP and quality oflife. Alternative components of total Product. The system of Accounts. Double
Entry Equation, Flow/ Diagram and Matrix Presentation of Accounting system. Equality and Distribution of National
Income (Factor Incomes). Environmental Accounting, Parallel Economy.
Sectoral Demand Functions:
Consumption Demand, Keyness Psychological Law of Consumption. Consumption Function an Income Determination
. Income-Consumption Relationship-Absolute Income, Relative Income and permanent Income Hypotheses. The Life
Cycle Theory of consumption and Savings. Investment Demand: Neo-Classical an Keynesian approaches (Marginal
Efficiency Approach.) Acceleration Principle, Keynesian Multiplier Static and Dynamic.
Fluctuations and Stabilization:
The Anatomy of cycle. Indicators of Cycle. Theories of trade Cycle. Hicksian Theory of Trade Cycle. Samuelson
theory of Trade Cycle. Kaldors model of trade cycle. Control of business cycles. Relative efficiency of Monetary
and Fiscal Policies, Stabilization policy in an open economy and its limitations.
Theory of Inflation:
Classical, Keynesian and Monetarist approaches to inflation. Effects of inflation on distribution of income, wealth
and economic growth. Demand Pull and Cost Push inflation, Bent Hansens theory of demand- pull inflation. The
short run and long run Phillips curve. Polices to control inflation ( Monetary, Fiscal and Income Policies.)

Development: Concept Analysis:

Development-Concept and Approaches, Growth and Development Distinction, Measurement, Development Gap and
Disparity, Human Development Index (HDI). Physical Quality of life Index (PQLI) Development and Planning .
Institutional Aspect of Development:
Economic development and institutions, -Market and market failure, State and state failure. Issues of good
governance. Classical theory of development contributions of Adam Smith, Ricardo, Malthus and James Mill. Karl
Marx and development of socialistic economy theory of social change, surplus value and profit, crises in
capitalism. Role of community in economic development Prisoners dilemma, trust as a social capital and supply of
local public goods.
Planning and Development:
Need for investment criteria in developing countries- capital output ratio; project appraisal , private cost-benefit
analysis, theory of growth Centers and growth poles as planning strategy. Social cost benefit analysis and shadow
prices. Need for planning democratic, decentralized and indicative planning.
Trade and Economic Development:
Contribution of trade in development- static and dynamic. Terms of Trade and economic development. The role of
tariffs in economic development. Trade vs Aid. Liberalization of Trade. The evolution and objective, New
International economic Order (NIEO).external resources- FDI, Aid, Technology inflow and MNC activity in developing
countries . Burden of borrowing. Debt crisis IMF and world Bank policies in developing countries. Balance of
Payments constrained growth
Economic Growth:
Factors affecting economic growth Capital, Labor and technology, Measurement and International comparison of
growth and development. Per capita income as an index of development,.
Theories of economic Growth:
Harro-Domar Models, Neo-Classical growth models- Solow, Meade and Kaldor. Neo Classical growth model
(Generalized version with & without Technology). Cambridge Model of Growth---Mrs. Joan Robinsons Model.
Cambridge criticism of Neo-classical analysis of growth. Production Function approach to economic growth. Total
factor Productivity and growth accounting . Two sector model of Ujawa: A.K. Model.
Approaches to Development:
Partial theories of growth and development --- Vicious circle of poverty--- stages of growth, Balanced vs
Unbalanced growth----The Big Push---Critical Minimum effort---Low Level equilibrium Trap---Ranis and Fei model .
Dual Gap analysis. Structural view of Development.
Sectoral Aspects of Development :
Role of agriculture in economic development. Efficiency and productivity in agriculture New technology and
sustainable agriculture. Modernization of traditional agriculture. Globalization and agricultural growth. Rational
and pattern of industrialization in developing countries . Terms of Trade between agriculture and industry and their
impact on economic development.


Theories of International Trade:
Classical theory of comparative advantage- Ricardo: Real cost and Opportunity cost approaches- Factor
endowment and international trade- Hecksher - Ohlin theorem Empirical evidence on Ricardo and Hecksher-

Ohlin theories leontiff paradox new theories of international trade Trade with economics of scale product
cycle hypothesis transport cost- Location of industry.
Gains from Trade:
Production and consumption effect social indifference curves optimality and free trade - commodity, income
and factorial terms of trade terms of trade and gains from international trade imperfect competition and
international trade monopoly; monopolistic competition and oligopoly export cartels and commodity agreements
Trade, Economic Growth and Commercial Policy :
Role of factor accumulation Rybezynski theorem technical progress and growth economic growth and terms of
trade Immersing growth. Commercial Policy; theory of tariffs tariffs and terms of trade-tariffs, real income and
distribution of income- optimum tariffs- commercial policy and economic development
Trade Policy :
Trends in quantum and value of world trade-Trade and developing countries. Pattern of trade-export instability
Prebish Singer and unequal exchange hypotheses import substitution export led growth - Buffer stocks for
commodity price stabilization commodity cartels for primary product prices- third world debt crises.
Foreign Exchange Markets and Exchange Rate Determination:
Definition, structure and functions of foreign exchange markets- types of foreign exchange transactions, interbank
market, option market,Exchange trading, arbitrage, market hedging and speculation. Exchange rate determinationpurchasing power parity theory, interest parity theory.
Balance of payments and Adjustment Mechanism:
BOP- Meaning and components, equilibrium and disequilibrium. The process of adjustment under flexible exchange
rate system. Adjustment under fixed exchange rate system. Expenditure reducing and expenditure switching
policies and direct controls. Devaluation elasticity and absorption approaches. Polices for achieving internal and
external balance simultaneously under alternative exchange rate regimes. Foreign trade multiplier, Monetary
approach to the balance of Payments.

International Monetary Systems and Capital Markets:

Rise and fall Bretton woods system and emerging international monetary system. Fixed V/S Flexible exchange rates
and contemporary system of floating exchange rates. International trade and financial institutions- IMF,
IBRD,GATT,WTO, Euro currency markets.
Trade policies in India:
Trade reforms-Exim policy , changes in direction and composition of Indias trade. Capital and current account
convertibility . International reserves-magnitude and management ; Indias external debt; exchange rate
determination and RBI interventions. Exchange trading, arbitrage, market hedging and speculation. Exchange rate
determination-purchasing power parity theory, interest parity theory.
Balance of payments and Adjustment Mechanism:
BOP- Meaning and components, equilibrium and disequilibrium. The process of adjustment under flexible exchange
rate system. Adjustment under fixed exchange rate system. Expenditure reducing and expenditure switching
policies and direct controls. Devaluation elasticity and absorption approaches. Polices for achieving internal and
external balance simultaneously under alternative exchange rate regimes. Foreign trade multiplier, Monetary
approach to the balance of Payments.
International Monetary Systems and Capital Markets:

Rise and fall Bretton woods system and emerging international monetary system. Fixed V/S Flexible exchange rates
and contemporary system of floating exchange rates. International trade and financial institutions- IMF,
IBRD,GATT,WTO, Euro currency markets.
Trade policies in India:
Trade reforms-Exim policy , changes in direction and composition of Indias trade. Capital and current account
convertibility . International reserves-magnitude and management ; Indias external debt; exchange rate
determination and RBI interventions. compensation principle- Efficiency and competitive markets- failure, public
goods and bads, optimal provision and pricing of public goods and bads, externalities Property rights-Coase
theorem Pigovian fees.
Measurement of Environmental value:
Concept of natural resources ; valuation methods Market pricing approach- replacement cost approach hedonic
price approaches household production function approach contingent valuation method- experimental markets.
Environmental Regulation in India
Mechanism for environmental regulation in India-environmental laws and their implementation policy instruments
for controlling water and air pollutions and forestry policy-peoples participation in the management of commons
and forest policy-peoples participation in the management of commons and forest lands-the institutions of joint
forest management.

Paper V: Quantitative Techniques in Economics

Differentiation and Economic Application
Derivativesdefinition and evaluation; Rules of differentiation; Partial derivatives; Higher order differentiation;
Eulers theorem; Uses of differentiation in economics; constrained optimization; Lagrangian multiplier; Marginal
ConceptsRelationship between average, marginal and total elasticities; Logarithm and exponents.
Indefinite integral; rules of integration; definite integral; Fundamental theorem of integral; properties of definite
integral; Economic application of integrals; Consumers surplus; Producers surplus.
Matrices, Input Out Analysis and Linear Programming
Some basic operationsadjoint and inverse; Cramers rule; the Jacobean rule; The Hessian rule; Input-output
analysis; Linear programminggraphical method.
First Order Differential And Difference Equation
First Order differential Equationsdefinition and concept; general formula for first order linear differential
equations; Exact differential equations and partial integration; Rules for integrating functions; Fist-order difference
equationsdefinition and concept; general formula for first order difference linear equations; lagged income
determination modal;
Cobweb theorem. Correlation Regression and association of attributes
Correlationmeaning and scope; Karl Pearsons Coefficient of Correlation; rank Correlation; Partial and multiple
Correlation; Regressionmeaning and scope;simple and multiple regression; coefficient of regression; Association
of attributemeaning, scope; Class frequencies.
Probability and Frequency Distribution

Meaning and definition of probability; Probability RulesAddition and multiplication rule; Conditional Probability;
Frequency distributionbinomial, Poisson, normal and Chi-Square Distribution (mean; standard deviation and their

Hypothesis testing and theory of Estimation

The Hypothesis Testing Process; One tailed and two tailed tests; type I and type II error; t, Z, F and 2 tests; Chi
square goodness of Fit; Analysis of variance (one way and two way analysis); Property of estimators.
Designs of experiment, Business forecasting and statistical Quality control.
Design of experimentRandomized block design (RBD); Latin square design (LSD); Statistical quality control
concept and significance; types of control; control Chart; control chart for mean; Control Chart for Range (R
Chart); Forecastingdefinition and concept of forecasting; steps in business forecasting; methods of forecasting.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
1. Meaning and Function of Educational Philosophy, Relationship of Education and Philosophy.
2. Indian Schools of Philosophy Vedanta, Sankhya, Buddhism and with special reference to the
concepts of reality, knowledge and values and their educational implications.
3. Contributions of Indian Thinkers:- Vivekananda, Aurobindo, Tagore and Gandhi.
4. Western schools of Philosophy:- Idealism, Realism, Naturalism, Pragmatism, and Existentialism with
special reference to the concepts of reality, knowledge and values, their educational implications
for aims, contents and methods of education.
5. Concept and Nature of Educational Sociology and Sociology of Education, Relationship of Sociology
and Education.
6. Education and Social Change: Meaning, Nature and Factors determining Social change, Constraints of
social change in India: Caste, Ethnicity, class, language, religion and regionalism.
7. Education and Democracy: Constitutional Provisions for Education, Nationalism and Education;
Education for National Integration and International Understanding.
8. Education and Social Mobility: Education as related to social stratification and social mobility.
9. Education as related to social equity and equality of Educational Opportunities.
10. Education of socially and economically disadvantaged sections of society with special reference to
scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, women and rural populations.
11. Education; economic growth and development: Concept of education as investment; education and
modernization; education in the local and global perspectives: implications of globalization for
system of education.


1. Relationship of Education & Psychology. Scope of Educational Psychology, Methods of
Educational Psychology:


2. Concept of Growth and Development

Physical Development during Childhood and Adolescence.
Social Development during Childhood and Adolescence.
Emotional Development during Childhood and Adolescence.
Intellectual Development during Childhood and Adolescence.

3. Individual Differences
Meaning and Areas
Determinants: Role of Heredity and Environment in Developing Individual Differences.
Implications of Individual Differences for organizing Educational Programmes.
4. Gifted and Mentally Retarded
Meaning and characteristics
5. Creativity
Concept of Creativity
Role of Teacher in Igniting and Developing Creativity
Importance of Creativity in Education
6. Intelligence
Theories:- Two Factor Theory (Spearman); Multi Factor Theory, Group Factor Theory, Guilford
Model of Intellect, Hierarchical Theory.
Measurement of Intelligence (two verbal and two non verbal tests)
7. Personality
Meaning and Determinants
Types and Trait Theories
Assessment of Personality by Subjective and Projective Methods.
8. Learning
Theories of Learning
- Pavlovs Classical Conditioning
- Skinners Operant Conditioning
- Learning by Insight

9. Hulls Reinforcement Theory

Lewins Field Theory
Gagnes Hierarchy of Learning Types
Factors Influencing Learning
10. Motivation
Concept of Motivation
Theories of Motivation:
o Physiological
o Psycho-analytical Theory.
o Murrays Need Theory.
o Maslows Theory of Hierarchy of Needs.
o Theory of Achievement Motivation

Factors affecting Motivation


1. Nature and Scope of Educational Research
Scientific inquiry, scientific method, nature and sources of knowledge.
Meaning, Nature, Need and Scope of Educational Research.
Fundamental, Applied and Action Research
Some emerging trends in educational research.
2. Formulation Of Research Problem
Criteria and Sources for identifying research problem
Delineating and operationalising variables
Review of Related Literature: Importance and various sources including internet.
Hypothesis: Concept, characteristics of a good hypothesis, sources and types of hypothesis.
Concept of population and sample
Steps and characteristics of a good sample
Sampling errors and how to reduce them
Various methods of sampling : Probability and non-probability
Characteristics of a good research tool
Types, characteristics and uses of research tools: Questionnaire, Interview, Observation
5. Descriptive Statistics
Nature of educational data, Scales of measurement
Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median and Mode
Measures of Dispersion: Range, Quartile Deviation, Average Deviation, Standard Deviation
Measures of Relative Position: Percentiles and Percentile Ranks

6. Major Approaches to Research

Descriptive research, Ex-post facto research
Historical research
Experimental research: Experimental Designs
Brief description of Qualitative Research: Scope and areas of application.
7. Research Report
Developing a research proposal (synopsis)
Research Report: Characteristics and Steps in report writing.
8. Measures of Relationship and NPC
Meaning, Assumption, Computation and Uses of:
Product Moment Correlation
Rank Difference Correlation

Normal probability Curve: Meaning and Characteristics, Skewness and Kurtosis

9. Inferential Statistics
Null Hypothesis, Type I and Type II errors, one and two tailed tests
Standard error, Confidence limits.
t-test: Significance of difference between Means, proportions and percentages (Independent
F-test- One- way ANOVA Concept, assumption, computation and uses
10. Non Parametric Tests
Chi square Tests of Equality and Independence: Concept, Computation, and uses.
1. Concept aims and scope of Comparative Education.
2. Factors influencing education system.
3. Approaches to comparative education: Historical, Philosophical, Sociological and Problem Approach.
4. Elementary Education: Concept of Universalization, its implications for Indian education, primary
education in U.S.A., U.K. and India (Aims, Content, Methods of instruction and
Evaluation system).
5. Secondary education in U.K., U.S.A., and India. Vocationlization of Secondary Education in U.K.,
U.S.A., Russia and India.
6. Higher Education in U.S.A., U.K. and India.
7. Distance Education: its needs and various concepts with reference to U.K., Australia and India.
8. Educational Administration in U.K., U.S.A. and India.
9. Curriculum: Concept, Factors affecting Curriculum Development: Philosophical, Psychological,
Sociological and Discipline Oriented Considerations.
10. Curriculum development different Models: Administrative, Grass Root, Demonstration and System
11. Curriculum Evaluation in terms of learning outcome: Concept, Formative and Summative
Evaluation, System of according marks, ratings and grades, Interpretation of Evaluation Results.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil / Ph. D.

Fine Arts
Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
Unit I: Aesthetics & Principles of Art Appreciation
1- Principles of Art Appreciation:

Distinction between Aesthetics and Appreciating Criticism.


Application of theories in the past and its relevance in the contemporary

2- Sociology Vis--vis Arts:

(a) Art as model of Mans activities and reflection of his world .
(b) Art as a form of Social Consciousness and Reality, Personality, Class, Nationality.
(c) The National Character of Art.
3- Mechanism of Artistic Perception:
(a) Psychology of Artistic Perception.
(b) Psychological Mechanism of Artistic Creation.
(c) Art as an object of Perception.
4- Fundamental Attitude to Art in India.
5- Brief comparison of the Aesthetic Criteria of East and West.
6- Some Theories Relating to Creativity.
(a) Emotion; (b) Imagination; (c) Inspiration; (d) Intuition; (e) Imitation
7-Globalization of Art.
8-Modern Artists an Art : Courbet, Monet, Cezanne, Gaugin, Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Kandinsky,
Paul Kee, Modigliani, Duchamp, Giacometti, Malevich. A.N. Tagore, R.N. Tagore, N. Bose, B.B.
Mukherjee, Raza, K.G. Subramaniam, Dinkar Kaushik.

Unit II : History and Technical Theory of the Subject Concerned

Contemporary Painting Western Art
1 - Background of Modern Painting in West : Neo-Classicism, Realism, Romanticism, Impressionism &
Post Impressionism.
2 - Critical Appreciation of the Twentieth Century Movements in Painting :
(a) Fauvism (b) Cubism (c) Expressionism (d) Dadaism (e) Surrealim
Metaphysical Painting .

(f) Futurism (g)

3-Critical Appreciation of the Modern movement in Western Painting : (a) Abstraction (b) Abstract
Expressionism (c) Pop (d) Op (e) Super Realism (f) Fantasy
4-Present Day Important Painters
5-Art after 1945 to 75

INDIAN Contemporary Art

Background of Modern painting in India: Company/ Patua / Ravi Verma, Folk etc.
General Scenario
1- Revival of India Art : Bengal School & Bombay School.
2- Western Impact on Contemporary Scenario.
3- Art Circles of the Mid-Twentieth Century: (a) Progressive Art Group; (b) Calcutta Group;
(c) Shilpi Chakra.
4- Development of Indian Painting in Post-Independence Era-1945-75 and the later Groups.

Major exponents : Shailoz, Mukherjee, M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, K.S. Panikkar, Souza, Jehangir
Sabawala, K.G. Subramaniam, K.S. Kulkarni, D.Kaushik, N.S. Bendre, K.K. Hebbar, S. Chavda,
L. Pai, V.S. Gaitonde, G.R. Santosh, G. Pyne, Bhupen Khakkar, Gulam Sheikh, Bikas
S. Gujral, M. Bawa, A. Ramachandran, Paramjeet Singh, Ram Kumar,
Bimal Dasgupta.



History and Development of Carpet Design/ Carpet Weaving in Persia, Arabia, Central Asia
and India.


History of the Loom Woven Shawls of Kashmir/ Punjab and its influence on the European
Jacquard-Woven Shawls.


History of Persian, Arabic and Turkish Textiles.


History of Woven Tapestries.

(a) Cofaptic, Italian, French and English .
(b) Contemporary Innovations in Tapestry Weaving.


History of Indian Costumes (from the earliest phase till 1900.


History of Far Eastern Textile-China, Japan & Korea.

History of South East Asian Textile-Indonesian, Cambodian and Thai.
Painted and Printed Hanging from Deccan, Gujarat & Rajasthan.
Chintz-Its History and Development.
The Role of Artist-Designers in the contemporary Indian Textile Designing : K.G.
Subramaniam, J.N. Supakar, Gautam Vaghela and others.
11- Contemporary folk Contribution.
1. Origin of the Modern Concept in Western Sculpture.

2. Major Trends
(a) Cubist Sculpture-Archipanko, Picasso, Lipchitz, Henry Laurens, Zadkine
(b) Constructivists : Tatlin, Rodchenko, Naum Gabo, Pevsnor, Moholy Nagy.
(c) Dadaists.
3. Masters of Modern Sculpture : Jacob Epstien, Henry Moore, Calder, Brancussi, Barbara
Hepworth, Marini, Isamu Naguchi, Louise Nevelson.
4. Masters of Indian Sculpture : A. Davierwalla, P. Pochkhanwalla, M. Pandya, Meera
Mookherjee, K.G. Subramaniam, Somnath Hore, Kanayi Kunhiraman.

1. Origin of the Modern Concept in Indian Sculpture.
2. Major Exponents : (a) Ramkinkar Baij, (b) Pradosh Dasgupta, (c) Chintamoni Kar, (d)
Dhanraj Bhagat, (e) Shanko Chowdhary, (f) S. Dhanapal, (g) P. Jankiram (h) Amarnath

Indus Valley : Creation in Clay- a study of their form and Decoration.


Indian Creation in Clay-Maurya to Gupta period.




Contemporary Studio Pottery/ Ceramic Mural etc.

Major Exponents : Devi Prasad, Gurucharan Singh , Nirmala Patvardhan, K.V. Jena.

(a) Egyptian Pottery,
(b) Sumerian Pottery,
(c) Aegian-(Mynoan, Mycanean, Crete),
(d) Greek,
(e) Roman.
(f) Mexican-Pre-Columbian,
(g) Chinese,
(h) Japanese,
(i) Korean,
(j) Dutch, German, French and English.


1. Budgeting for Advertising and Promotion approaches to budgeting :

(a) Percentage of Sales, (b) Unit of Sale, Competitive Parity, (d) All you can afford,
(e) Objective Method.
2. Use of Sales Forecasts in Budgeting influences :
i. Newness of the product, (b) Type of Product, (c) Importance of the
Retailer, (d) Scope of the market, (e) Competition.
3. Measuring the effectiveness of Advertising and Promotion:
i. To Test or not to test
ii. What should be tested?
iii. Classification Schemes for measuring effectiveness.
4. (i) Pre-Testing & Post-Testing, (ii) Communication and Sales Effects, (iii)
Laboratory, (iv) Measures and Field Testing, (v) Experiments and Surveys, (vi)
Message and Media Effect, (vii) Individual Advertisements & Campaign , (viii)
Advertising on Product Related Test.
5. Designing and Advertising effectiveness Evaluation Programme :
(i) What should be evaluated?
(ii) Budget Evaluation,
(iii) Media Evaluation,
(iv) Creative Evaluation,
(v) Total Plan Evaluation.
6. International Advertising and Promotion.
i. What is International Advertising?
ii. Reasons for the growth of International Advertising.
iii. Organizing for International Advertising
7. The Emerging Role of Marketing.
i. What does Marketing do ?
ii. Definition of Marketing.
iii. Environmental factor influencing adoption of the marketing Concept.
iv. The Marketing Concept: a preliminary view.
v. Planning and Operating under the Marketing Concept.
vi. Implementing the Marketing Concept.
8. The Marketing Process
i. Identification of Marketing activities.
ii. A Classification of Marketing activities.
iii. Variations in Classification of Marketing activities.
iv. Performance of Marketing activities & Marketing efficiency.
9. Marketing information system
i. Marketing information & Marketing decisions.
ii. Marketing information system.
iii. Analysis of Sales record.
iv. Simulation of Marketing decisions in information system.
10. Market & Market Segmentation .
i. Market Segmentation.
ii. The why of Market Segmentation.
iii. The who of Market Segmentation.
11. Buyer Behaviour
i. Buyer Behaviour- External Influences.
ii. Buyer Behaviour- Insights from Psychology.
iii. Buyer Behaviour- Life Style.
iv. Buyer Behaviour- Industrial Users.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M.Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
1. Fundamental Concepts; a. Uniformitarnism, b. Geological Structures,
2. Multicyclic and Polygenic landforms
3. Geosynclines, Mountain building, Sea floor spreading, Plate Tectonics and Isostasy
4. Earth Movements; Orogenic and epirogenic
5. Denudation processes- weathering and erosion
6. Slope Elements and Slope Evolution
7. Theories of Landform Evolution: a. Gilbert, b. W. M. Davis, c. W. Penck, d. J.J. Hack,
8. Landforms associated with Fluvial, Glacial, Arid, Coastal and Krast cycles.
9. Application of Geomorphic Knowledge in: Hydrology, Mineral Exploration, Petroleum exploration,
Urbanisation and Civil Engineering.
10. Morphometry of drainage basins- Stream ordering, bifurcation ratio, disection index,
hypsometric analysis and clinographic analysis.
1. Composition and Structure of atmosphere, Insolation and Heat Budget
2. Temperature Inversion, thermal anamoly
3. Distribution of temperature, atmospheric pressure
4. Global Circulation system ; a. Bay Ballets law b. Coriollis Force, c. Ferrells Law
5. Jet Streams & Rossby Waves, stability and instability of atmosphere
6. Air masses, Fronts & Frontogenesis
7. Cyclones: Tropical & Temperate
8. Types and distribution of precipitation

9. Tri-cellular Meridonial pattern of atmosphere

10. Climatic classification; a. Koppen, b. Thornthwaite, c. Miller
11. Major Climates of the World ;
12. Oceanic Atmospheric Interaction- El- Nino Southern Oscillation, La Nina;
13. Global warming: Greenhouse Effect, Ozone depletion & Sea Level change Hydrological cycle.
15. Climatic Changes; a. Evidences & Indicators b. Possible causes
Environmental Geography
1. Physical factors influencing world distribution of plants and animals
2. Ecosystem form and functions,
3. Trophical levels, ecological pyramid, ecological niche,
4. Energy flow models (U shaped energy flow model and Y shaped energy flow model),
5. Food chain and food web, ecological adaptations,
6. Major terrestrial ecosystems of the World- Forest, grassland, savanna, marine and mountain,
7. Biodiversity and its conservation.
8. Man induced environmental and ecological changes (Air pollution, Water pollution and
contamination, Acidic rain and ozone depletion, Land degradation); Noise pollution.
9. Environmental management, Environmental impact assessment,
10. International Conventions. Environmental protection Act, Earth summit, Kyoto and
Montreal protocol.
11. Wild life act, Forest act and Water act with reference to India.
12. Processes of Soil formation and development, Components of soil,
13. Physical and Chemical properties of soil: Factors affecting soil formation
14. Soil classifications, Soil conservation and its significance
15. Principals of soil conservation Biological and mechanical.
16. Land capability classification
Geographical Thought
Beginning of Classical Geographical Thought - Contribution of Greeks and Romans, Geography
during medieval period Contribution of Arab and Indian Geographers, Foundation of Scientific

Geography Contribution of German, French, British and American schools. Conceptual and
methodological developments during 20 the centaury. Geographical concepts - Geography as
human ecology, Determinism, possiblism, Areal differentiation, Spatial organization, Neodeterminism. Paradigm shift in Geography Positivism, Pragmatism, Idealism, Realism, Radicalism,
Behaviouralism and Humanistic approach, Welfare approach. Scientific explanations; Inductive and
Deductive, Quantitative revolution in Geography Darwins impact on Geography.
Population and Settlement Geography
Nature, Scope, subject matter and recent trends in population geography. World distribution and
density of population Population Dynamics ; Measurement and Determinants; Fertility, Mortality,
Migration Population Theories; Malthus, Demographic Transition, Ricardo Major Population
Projection Techniques Population Resource Regions of the World; Population problems of developed
and developing countries Human Development; Concept of Human Development Index and its
Components. Evolution, Size and Growth and internal morphology of rural and urban Settlements.
Site and Situation factors in the Development of Settlements; Distribution Pattern; Geographical
and Socio-Economic factors affecting Spatial Distribution Pattern of Settlement and Various Types;
origin of Towns; Functional Classification of Towns Theories of the Internal Morphological Structure
of cities; Concentric Zone Theory, Sector Theory, Multi-Nuclei theory, Social Area Analysis Model;
Economic, Agricultural and Industrial Geography
Location of Economic Activities and Spatial Organization of Economics, Classifications of
economies: sectors of economies: primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary. Impact of
Globalization on Indian Economy and its Socio-Cultural Environment. Factors affecting Location of
Economic Activities: Physical, Social, Economic and Cultural; Concept and Techniques of
Delimitation of Agricultural Regions. Agro-Climatic Region, Impact of Green Revolution on Indian
Economy. Measurement of agricultural productivity and efficiency, crop combination and
diversification. Von-Thunen model; Typology and world Agricultural regions, World food and
nutritional problems.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Detailed Course Outline
Unit 1 (Advanced Abstract Algebra)
Cyclic groups, Cauchys and Sylows theorems, direct product, sovable groups, Euclidian rings,
polynomial rings, irreducibility criteria, prime fields, extension of fields, splitting field, elements of
Galois Theory, Problems of Antiquity.
Unit 2 (Real Analysis & Lebesgue Theory)
Infinite series, uniform convergence, Riemann-Stieltjes integration, convergence of improper
integrals, inequalities, functions of several variables, Taylors theorem, inverse and implicit
function theorems, Lebesgue measure and its properties, Lebesgue Measurable and Borel sets,
measurable functions and their characterization, Lebsgue integral and its properties, convergence
theorems involving Lebesgue integration, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus for Lebesgue
Integration, Absolute continuity and bounded variation, Stienhauss Theorem on sets of positive
measure, Ostrovskis theorem on measurable solutions of Cauchys functional equation.
Unit 3 (Matrix Theory & Differential Geometry)
Characteristic Equation of a matrix, Caley-Hamilton Theorem, Rank of a matrix, Solution of
homogeneous and non homogeneous equations, Eigenvalues and Eigen- vectors, orthogonal
reduction of real matrices, normal matrices, quadratic forms, Kronecker-Lagranges reduction,
rank, index and signature, parametrization of curves, plane and space curves, curvature and
torsion, Ferenet-Serret formula, Helices and their characterization, involutes and evolutes,
Wiengarten equation, Codazzi-Manardi equations, geodesics, curvilinear coordinates, fundamental
magnitudes, Meunsiers theorem, Eulers theorem, Rodrigues formula, Fourier series.
Unit 4 (Topology & Functional Analysis)
Completion of a metric space, convergence and completeness, Baires category theorem, Cantors
intersection theorem, continuity and uniform continuity, Banachs contraction principle and simple
applications, topological spaces, countability and separation axioms, product topology,
compactness, boundedness and total boundedness in metric spaces, Urysohns Lemma, Tietzes
extension theorem, Banach spaces, continuous linear operators and their characterization, Finite
dimensional Banach space, equivalence of norms,, Dual spaces of classical Banach spaces, HahnBanach theorem and its applications, uniform boundness principle, open mapping theorem and
closed graph Theorem, separable Banach spaces, Hilbert spaces, Cauchy-Schwarz inequality,
Parallelogram law, orthonormal systems(o.n), Bessels inequality, Parsevals identity for complete
o.n. systems, Riesz-representation theorem, spectral theorem for normal operators on finitedimensional Banach spaces.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Physical Education
Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.
Introduction to and definition, aim and objectives of physical education and other terms-health
education and recreation. Philosophies of education a s applied to physical education-Idealism,
Naturalism, Realism, Pragmatism, existentialism, Humanism. Biological of Physical activity benefit of
exercise, growth and
exercise, exercise and well being sex and age characteristics of
adolescent, body types. Psychological basis of Physical education-Play and play theories, general
principles of growth and development, Principles of Motor-Skill acquisitions transfer of training effects
Sociological; basis of physical education-Socialization process, Social nature of men and physical
activity, sports as cultural heritage of mankind, custom traditions and sport, competition and
cooperation. Physical Education in ancient Greece, Rome, and contemporary Germany, Sweden
Denmark and Russia. Olympic movement-Historical development of ancient and modern Olympic Games
Physical education in India
Meaning of Research, Need, Importance and scope of Research in physical Education. Types of
Research. Survey of Related Literature, Need for Library search, Library Sources, Preparation of
Bibliography and Abstracts. Formulation and Development of Research Problem: Location of Research
problem, Criteria in selecting the research Problem. Formulation of Hypothesis, Null and Alternate
Hypothesis, Assumptions and Limitations, Delimitations. Historical Research, Scope of Historical
Research in Physical Education, Historical evidence, Validity of Historical data. Philosophical Research:
Brief introduction. Survey Studies: Places of survey Research, Tools of Survey Research. Question naire
and Interviews, Case Studies :Definition of Case Studies,
Importance of Case Studies,
Characteristics of Case Studies.
Experimental Research: Meaning, Scope and Nature, Control of Experimental factors. Experimental
Designs. Research proposal and preparation of research report.
Definition of Statistics,
importance of Statistics in Physical Education and Sports Research.
Statistical Processes.
Frequency Distribution: Steps of Frequency Table Construction. Measures of
Central Tendency, Computation of Measures of Central Tendency. Computation of Percentiles and
Quartiles form Grouped data. Measures of Variability: Computation of SD from Ungrouped and Grouped
data. Definition and Principles of Normal curve. Properties of Normal Curve. Skewness, Kurtosis.
Standard scales - Percentile scale, Z scale, T scale, 6 Sigma scale, Hull scale. Standard scores.
Correlation: Magnitude of Correlation. Computation of Correlation from Product Moment and Rank

Difference Method. Factors affecting Reliability. t ratio. Type I and Type II errors .One Tailed and
Two Tailed Tests. Types of Sampling. One - way Analysis of Variance with equal and unequal Sample
size. L.S.D. and Scheffes Test. Computer analysis in Physical Education and Sports.

Definition of Terms - Conditioning, Training and Coaching, Aims, tasks and Characteristics of Sports
Training, Principles of Sports Training Important features of Training load- Intensity, Density, Duration
and frequency; Principles
of Training load,
Adaptation Process and Conditions
of adaptation, Over load Causes and Symptoms, tackling of over load. Strength forms of strength,
Characteristics of Strength, Principles of Strength Training, Strength Training means and Methods,
Strength training for children and women. Form of endurance. Characteristics of Endurance training
means and methods Speed: Forms of speed, Characteristics of speed, Training means and methods.
Flexibility: forms of flexibility, Characteristics of flexibility, Basis of flexibility, Methods of
development of flexibility. Coordinative Abilities Characteristics of coordinative abilities, Importance
of coordinative abilities, Classification of coordinative Training methods. Definition of Skill, technique
Training, Characteristics
of Technique, Phases of skill acquisition, Methods of
Technique Training, Causes and correction of faults. Definition of tactics and strategy, Basic tactical
Concepts Offensive, Defensive and High Performance, Methods of Tactical Training, Control of
Tactical Knowledge.
of planning,
of Planning, Systems of
Planning, Per iodization and its types, Contents for various periods of training. Importance of
competitions, Competition frequency, Main and build up competitions, Direct preparation for an
important competition.
Meaning of statistics. Need and importance of statistics in Physical Education, Meaning of Data,
Methods of organizing Data through Frequency Distribution. Meaning of the Measures of Central
Tendency, Computation of Measures of Central Tendency i.e. Mean, Median and Mode. Meaning of Test,
Evaluation and Measurement. Importance of test in Physical education and sports. Criteria for test
selection - a) Technical Standards b) Practical Standards. Administration of Test a)Advance
Preparations b) Duties During Testing c) Duties after testing. Meaning of Variability, Computation of
Measures of variability: Range, Quartile Deviation, Average Deviation and Standard Deviation.
Meaning of term Percentile, Computation of Percentile & Quartiles. Meaning of Percentile Rank,
Computation of Percentile Rank. Meaning of Motor Ability, Test of Motor Ability a) Barrow Motor
Ability test b) Scott Motor Ability Test. Test of Fitness and Endurance a) AAHPER Youth Fitness Test b)
Harvard Step Test. Meaning of Normal Probability Curve, characteristics and properties of Normal
Curve. Application of N.P.C, Meaning of Skewness and kurtosis. Calculation of various combinations of
Heads and Tails. Meaning and Types of Linear Correlation. Computation of Correlation Coefficient with
Product Movement Method and Rank Difference Method. Test of specific sports skill - Badminton French Short Serve and Clear Test. Basket Ball Johnson Basketball Test. Hockey Schmithals-French
Test in Field Hockey. Soccer- Warner Test for Soccer skills. Meaning and advantage of Graphical
Representation of Data. Principle of Graphical Representation of Data. Histogram, Frequency Polygon,
Cumulative-Frequency Graph, Bar-Diagram and Pie Diagram. Meaning of two tailed and one tailed test
of significance, computing significance of difference between two means with t Test (independent
samples). Meaning of Psychomotor Test. Meredith Physical Growth Records and Iowa Posture Test.
Broer Miller Forehand and Backhand Drive test for Tennis skills

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M. Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.

Types of Psychological Research:

Experimental, Quasi-Experimental, Ex post facto, and Correlation. Research Designs: Nature, Types:
Between subjects and within subjects designs. Reliability: Rationale, methods of estimate; Validity:
Rationale, types, and procedures.
Perceptual process: Perception of form, space and movement. Classical Psychophysics: Problems and
Learning: Classical conditioning-nature and process. Instrumental Conditioning- Nature and Types.
Memory: STM, LTM, and Forgetting.
Personality: Nature, Trait theories-All port, Cat tell, Eysenck & Five-factor Model. Nature of
intelligence, Theories-Spearman, Thurstone, Guilford, Cattell.
Creativity: Nature and Dimensions of Creativity.
Psychopathology: Criteria, Classification-DSM. Nature, Symptoms and causes of Anxiety based
disorders-GAD, OCD, and Conversion Disorder. Psychotic Disorders: Nature, symptoms, and causes of
Schizophrenia and MooDisorders. Mental Retardation, Alcoholism, and drug addiction. Nature, goals,
and course of Psychotherapy- Psychoanalysis, Behavior therapy, Cognitive therapy. Biofeedback.
Guidance: Objectives, assumptions, and Principles. Counseling: Objectives, assumptions and emerging
trends. Techniques of Guidance & Counseling: Directive, non-directive and eclectic. Classical and
modern concepts in Organizational Behavior. Performance, evaluation appraisal and training in
organizations. Organization change and development.

Syllabus for the Entrance Examination of M.Phil. / Ph. D.

Examination Scheme
The question paper will be of 100 Marks; which will comprise of 50 questions of 2 marks each of
objective type.

Research Methodology
(i.) Introductory: Problems and extent
(ii.) Sources of material and classification
(iii.) Manuscriptology
(iv.) Collection and interpretation of material
(v.) Editing
Language and Literature
(i) Survey of Vedic researches
(ii) Survey of Researches in classical Sanskrit Literature
(iii)Survey of Researches in Sanskrit Poetics
(iv) Survey of Grammatical researches
Religion, Philosophy and Culture
1. Survey of Ancient Religions
2. Main problems of Indian Philosophy
3. Vedic Culture
4. Epic and Puranic Culture
Ancient Indian Socio-political Institution
(i) Social Institutions
(ii) Political Institutions
(iii)Economic Institutions
(iv) Legal Institutions
(v) Sanskrit Literature and Chronology