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Section-1: HISTORY OF INDIA
Indus Civilization, Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Magadh Empire, Mauryan Polity and Economy, Gupta Empire, Development of Art, Architecture, Literature & Science In Gupta Vakataka Period. Bhakti Movement, Sufism, Growth of Literature in regional Languages, Vijaya Nagar Kingdom, Rise of Marathas, Advent of Europeans and factors leading to the British Supremacy, Expansion of British Empire- Wars and diplomacy, Rural Economy-Agriculture,Land Revenue Systems – Permanent Settlement, Ryotwari, Mahalwari, Decline of handicrafts, Relation of East India Company with States, Changes in Administrative Structure, Urban Economy after 1858, Development of Railways, Industrialization, Constitutional Development.
SECTION 02 - INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Rise of Nationalism, The Revolt of 1857, Establishment of Indian National Congress, Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement, Rise and Growth of Communalism, Revolutionary Movements, Home Rule Movement, Gandhian Movements, Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements, Quit India Movement, Indian National Army, Independence and Partition of India, Merger of States, Socio- Religious Reform Movements – Brahmo Samaj, Arya Samaj, Prarthna Samaj, Ram Krishna Mission.
SECTION-03 HISTORY OF CHHATTISGARH AND CONTRIBUTION OF CHHATTISGARH IN NATIONAL MOVEMENT
History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic age to Gupta Period, Major dynasties like Rajarshitulya Kula, Nala, Sharabhpuriyas, Pandu,Somvanshis etc. The Kalchuris and their Administration, Chhattisgarh under the Marathas, Former princely states of Chhattisgarh and Zamindaris, British Rule in Chhattisgarh, Feudatory States, Revolt of 1857, Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh, Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements, Constitution of Chhattisgarh State.
SECTION 04 : CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
Historical background of Indian Constitution ( 1773-1950), Salient Features of Constitution, Preamble, Nature of Constitution, Part III Fundamental Rights, Part IV- Directive Principles of State Policy, Right to Constitutional Remedies,( writs), Fundamental Duties, Judicial Review and Judicial Activism, The Union- Executive, Parliament, Supreme Court, Attorney General, The State- Executive, Legislative, High Courts, Advocate General and Subordinate Courts, Relations between the Union and the States- Distribution of legislative powers, administrative relations, financial relations, Services under the Union and the States. All India Services, Union Public Service Commissions and State Public Service Commissions. Tribunals and Administrative Tribunals, Election and Election Commission, Special provisions relating to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, Panchayat and Municipalities, Official Language- Language of the Union and Regional Languages, Emergency Provisions, Amendment of the Constitution, Concept of the basic structure, Schedules, Constitutional Amendments update.
SECTION 05- PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Public Administration Meaning, Scope, Nature and Importance. Public Administration and Private Administration under Liberalization. New Public Administration, Development Administration and Comparative Public Administration, New dimensions of Public Administration. State vs. Bazar. Rule of Law, Organization- Principles, Approaches, structure. Management- leadership, policy formulation, decision making theory. Tools of Administrative Management- Coordination, Delegation, Communication, Supervision and Motivation, Administrative Reforms, Good Governance, Bureaucracy, District Administration, Theory of Natural Justice. Control over Administration in India- Parliamentary, Financial, Judicial and Executive Control. Lokpal and Lok Ayukta. Right to Information, Concept of State, Sovereignty, Democracy- Direct and Indirect. Parliamentary and Presidential, Federal and Unitary Government. Theory of Separation of Power.