SYLLABUS : M.P. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PRELIMS)


Dr. BASANT AGRAWAL
UPPCS TOPPER
MPPSC 05 (Dy. COLLECTOR)

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GENERAL STUDIES


1. General Science and Environment
Questions on general science and Environment will cover general
appreciation and understanding of science including matters of every
day observation and experience as may be expected of a well educated
person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific
discipline.

2. Current Events of National & International Importance
In current events knowledge of significant National and International
leveling will be tested.

3. History of India and Independent India

In History, questions of general knowledge related to social, economic
and political aspects will be asked. Also, there will be questions on
Indian National Movement and Development of Independent India.

4. (1) Geography of India

There will be questions of general knowledge relating to
Physical, social and economic geography. It will also
include questions on Indian Agriculture and Natural
resources. There will be questions pertaining to
demography and census of India.
(2) General Geographical awareness of world.

5. Indian Polity and Economy

Political system and constitution of the country, Panchayati Raj, social
system, economic development, elections, political parties, plans,
industrial development, foreign trade and economic and financial
institutions.

6. Sports

Important games and sports tournaments, Awards and personalities
for M.P., India, Asia and World.

7. Geography, History and Culture of M.P.

There will be questions related to the development of Mountains,
rivers, climate, Flora and Fauna, Minerals transportation in the
Geography of Madhya Pradesh . It will also have questions relating to
important dynasties of M.P., Contribution of important dynasties in
the Histroy & Culture of Madhya Pradesh, There will be questions on
Tribals, Arts, Architecture, Fine Arts and Historical personalities of
M.P.

8. Polity and Economy of M.P.

Political system, Political partities and elections, Pachyati Raj, Social
system and economic development of M.P.. This will also include
questions on Industry, Plans, Economic programmes, business,
demography and census of M.P.

9. General Mental Ability

Numerical ability, reasoning, coding, data analysis and interpretation
and analogy.

10. Information and Communication Technology

Questions pertaining to characteristics, uses, and terminologies such
as website, online, search engine, e-mail, video mail, chatting, video
conferencing, hacking, cracking, virus and cyber crime.

 
Agriculture


1. General Agriculture
Agriculture and its importance in national economy.

2. Agronomy
Crops of India, Agrotechniques of major fielt crops of India.
Sustainable cropping systems. Agroclimatic and Agroecological zones .

3. Soil Science
Soil and its composition and its role in crop production, physical,
Chemical, and biological properties of soil. Essential plant nutrients,
their function and dynamics. Integrated nutrient management,
Problem soils and their management.

4. Plant Physiology
Absorption, translocation and metabolism of nutrients, Diagnosis of
nutrient deficiencies and their amelioration, Photosynthesis and
respiration, Growth and development, growth regulators.

5. Crop Improvement
Elements of genetics and plant breeding as applied to crop
improvement.

6. Horticulture
Package of practices of important fruit vegetable Spices and
economically important flowering plants, Nursery management and
propagation methods of horticultural crops. Problems (unfruitfulness,
alternate bearing, fruit drops etc.) and physiological disorders and
their management. Post-harvest handling. Processing of fruits and
vegetables.

7. Plant Protection
Important insect pests and diseases affecting important crops and
their management. Components of integrated pest and disease
management. Spray equipments, their selection and maintenance.
Rodent management. Safety precautionary measures during pesticide
usage.

8. Agricultural Economics
Meaning, principles of economics as applied to agriculture, Farm
planning and resource management for optimal production. Farming
systems and their economic role. Marketing of agricultural produce
and regulated markets in MP including initiatives like (e -chaupal) Price
of agricultural produce and its role in agricultural production.

9. Agricultural Extension Education
Philosophy, objectives and principles of extension. Extension
organizations at the state, district and block levels, their structure,
functions and responsibilities. Methods of communication. Role of
farmer's organizations in extensions services. Role and importance of
trainings. Important rural development programmes in India.

   
 

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science


1. General
Importance of livestock in Agriculture. Biological relationship between
soil, plant and animal. Mixed farming. Livestock and milk production
statistics with special reference to Madhya Pradesh

2. Genetics and Animal Breeding
Elements of genetics and breeding as applied to improvements of
livestock. Breeds of indigenous and exotic cattle, Cow,buffaloes, goats,
sheep, pigs and poultry and their potential for milk, eggs, meat and
wool production. Livestock improvements in Madhya Pradesh.
Artificial insemination and its role in speedy improvement of livestock.

3. Nutrition
Classification of animal feeds. Feeding standards. computation of
ration. Commercial feeds. Conservation of fodder. Nutritional
disorders. Feed additives use of probiotics.

4. Management
Management of different livestock (cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goat, pig
and poultry) livestock records. Economics of livestock production. Wild
life management.

Veterinary Science
(1) Fertility and sterility in Animals, embryo transfer technology
(2) Veterinary hygiene vis-à-vis public health
(3) Principle of immunity and immunization (Preventive inoculations
against common infectious diseases of livestock i.e.rinderpest, foot
and mouth disease, anthrax black quarter, hemorrhagic septicemia,
PPR, Ranikhet, fowl pox and avian influenza etc.)
(4) Etiology, diagnostic symptoms and treatment of major livestock
diseases.
(a) Cattle - Infectious diseases as anthrax, foot and mouth disease,
rinderpest, black quarter, tuberculosis Johne's disease,
theileriasis and trypanosomiasis.
Non-infectious diseases as tympanites, milk fever.
(b) Sheep and goats: Enterotoxaemia, CPPP, PPR in goats.
(c) Poultry - Ranikhet, coccidiosis, fowlpox, avian leucosis, Marek's
disease, avian influenza, infectious bursal disease and
salmonellosis.
(d) Swine - Swine erysipelas, salmonellosis, and hog cholera.
Parasitic diseases of animals and poultry caused by
trematodes. nematodes and cestodes.

5. (1) Poisons used for killing animals. Pesticide toxicity in animals
and birds.

(2) Drugs used for doping of racehorses, and the techniques of
detections.
(3) Drugs used to tranquilize wild animals, as well as animals in
captivity. Main diseases in wild animals.
(4) Quarantine measures prevalent in India and abroad and
improvements therein.

Dairy Science
(1) Study of milk-composition, its physical properties and nutritive
alue.
(2) Quality control of milk, common tests and legal standards.
(3) Utensils, equipments and their cleaning.
(4)Organization of dairy, processing of milk and distribution, Cooperation
and marketing.
(5) Manufacture of common milk products and quality control.
(6) Routine dairy operations.
(7) Role of microorganisms in milk and dairy products, with special
reference to their keeping quality.
(8) Milk-borne diseases vis-à-vis public Health.

 

Botany


1. Origin and Evolution of Life
Basic ideas about the origin of Earth. Origin of life, chemical and
biological evolution, geological time scale and types of fossils.

2. Cell Biology
Cell, structure and functions of cell organelles, chromosomes :
Structure and types. Mitosis and meiosis.

3. Genetics
Concept of gene, DNA, RNA, laws of inheritance. Cytoplasmic
inheritance, mutation and polyploidy. Plant breeding.

4. Plant Diversity
A general account of structure and reproduction of virus,
bacteria, cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, lichens, bryophytes,
pteridophytes and gymnosperms. Concept of alternation of
generations.

5. Angiosperms
Morphology, anatomy, types of tissues and their functions.
Modifications of root, stem and leaf. Reproduction : Pollination,
fertilization and development of seed.

6. Taxonomy
Principles of nomenclature, classification and identification of
plants. Salient features and importance of following families :
Malvaceae, Fabaceae, (Leguminosae), Solanaaceae, Lamiaceae,
Euphorbiaceae and Poaceae.

7. Plant physiology
Water relations of plant, mineral nutrition, enzymes,
photosynthesis, nitrogen metabolism, respiration, growth,
hormones, physiology of flowering, seed germination.

8. Plant pathology
A general account of important diseases of crop plants of India
and their control.

9. Plants and human welfare
Role of plants in human life. Plants yielding food, fibers, wood
and medicines.

10. Plants and environment
Ecosystem, ecological adaptations, natural resources and
pollution, Global warming, acid rains and ozone layer depletion.

11. Biotechnology
Recombinant D.N.A. technique, tissue culture, biofertilizers,
Application of biotechnology in agriculture, horticulture,
medicine and industry.

 

Chemistry

1. Inorganic Chemistry

1.1 Atomic Structure
Idea of de Broglie matter waves. Schrodinger wave equation,
Significance of ? and ? 2, quantum numbers, radial and angular wave
functions, shapes of orbitals, relative energies of atomic orbitals as a
function of atomic number. Electronic configurations of elements;
Aufbau principle, Hund's multiplicity rule, Pauli exclusion principle.
Effective nuclear charge.

1.2 Periodic Properties
Periodic classification of elements, salient characteristics of s,p,d and f
block elements. Periodic trends of atomic radii, ionic radii, ionisation
potential, electron affinity and electronegativity in the periodic table.

1.3 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Chemical bonds., overlap of atomic orbitals, Shapes of molecules
(VSEPR theory). Molecular orbital theory, bond order, bond length.
The concept of hybridization, character of bonds and shapes of
molecules and ions. Percent ionic character from dipole moment and
electronegativity difference. Weak interactions- hydrogen bonding and
Van der Waals forces. Metallic bonding.

1.4 Acids and bases
Bronsted and Lewis theories of acids and bases. Hard and soft acids
and bases. HSAB principle, relative strengths of acids and bases and
the effect of substituents and solvents on their strength.

1.5 Chemistry of Non-metals-I
Hydrogen (position in the periodic table, isotopes, ortho and para
hydrogen, heavy water). Hydrogen peroxide- preparation, properties,
structure and uses. Compounds of nitrogen-ammonia, oxides of
nitrogen, nitric acid.

1.6 Chemistry of Non-metals-II
Preparation, properties and structures upto boric acid, borates, boron
nitrides, borohydride (diborane), carboranes or oxides and oxyacids of
phosphorous, sulphur and chlorine; interhalogen compounds,
polyhalide ions, pseudohalogens, fluorocarbons and basic properties
of halogens. Chemical reactivity of noble gases, preparation, structure
and bonding of noble gas compounds.

1.7 Transition metals including lanthanides
General characteristic properties, oxidation states of transition metals.
First row transition metals and general properties of their compounds
(oxides, halides and sulphides). Lanthanide: Electronic configuration,
Oxidation states and lanthanide contraction.

1.8 Extraction of metals
Principles of extraction of metals as illustrated by sodium,
magnesium, aluminium, iron, copper and gold.

1.9 Nuclear Chemistry
Nuclear reactions; mass defect and binding energy, nuclear fission
and fusion. Artificial transmutation of elements. Nuclear reactors;
radioisotopes and their applications. Radio carbon-dating.

1.10 Coordination compounds and Organometallics
Nomenclature, isomerism in coordination compounds, bonding in
coordination compounds. Magnetic properties of transition metal
complexes. Compounds containing metal-carbon bonds, Application of
Organometallics.

1.11 Bioinorganic Chemistry
Essential and trace elements in biological processes, Biological role of
alkali and alkaline earth metal ions.

2. Organic Chemistry

2.1 Structure and Bonding
Electronegativity, electron displacements-inductive, mesomeric and
hyperconjugative effects; bond polarity and bond polarizability, dipole
moments of organic molecules; hydrogen bond; fission of covalent
bonds: homolysis and heterolysis; reaction intermediatescarbocations,
carbanions, free radicals and carbenes; Arynes,
nitrenes, generation, geometry and stability; nucleophiles and
electrophiles. Hybridization.

2.2 Aliphatic compounds
Nomenclature: alkanes-synthesis, reactions (free radical halogenation),
pyrolysis; cycloalkanes-Baeyer's strain theory; alkenes and alkynessynthesis,
electrophilic addition reactions, Markownikov's rule,
peroxide effects, nucleophilic addition to electron-deficient alkenes;
polymerisation; relative acidity; synthesis and reactions of alkyl
halides, alkanols, alkanals, alkanones, alkanoic acids, esters, amides,
amines, acid anhydrides, and nitro compounds.

2.3 Stereochemistry of carbon compounds
Elements of symmetry, chiral and achiral compounds. Fischer
projection formulae; optical isomerism of lactic and tartaric acids,
enantiomerism and diastereoisomerism; configuration (relative and
absolute); conformations of ethane, n-butane, and cyclohexane. D, Land
R, S-notations of compounds containing chiral centres; projection
formulae-Fischer, Newman and Sawhorse projection of compounds
containing two adjacent chiral centres; meso and dl-isomers, erythro
and threo isomers; racemization and resolution; geometrical isomers;
E and Z notations.

2.4 Organometallic compounds
Preparation and synthetic uses of Grignard reagents and alkyl lithium
compounds, organo Zinc compounds.

2.5 Active methylene compounds
Diethyl malonate and ethyl acetoacetate-applications in organic
synthesis; tautomerism (keto-enol).

2.6 Aromatic compounds
Aromaticity; Huckel's rule; electrophilic aromatic substitutionnitration,
sulphonation, halogenation (nuclear and side chain),
Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation, substituents effect; chemistry
and reactivity of aromatic halides, phenols, nitro and diazonium
compounds.

2.7 Carbohydrates
Classification, reactions, structure of glucose, D, L-configuration,
osazone formation; fructose and sucrose; step-up step-down of aldoses
and ketoses.

2.8 Amino acids
Essential amino acids; zwitterions, isoelectric point, polypeptides;
proteins; methods of synthesis of a -amino acids.
2.9 Basic principles and applications of UV - visible, IR and NMR
spectroscopy of simple organic molecules.

2.10 Name reactions
Aldol condensation, Cannizzaro reaction, Perkin reaction, Riemer-
Tiemann reaction.

2.11 Heterocyclic compounds
Aromatic characteristics, chemical reactions.
2.12 Fats, Oils, and Detergents.
3. Physical Chemistry
3.1 Gaseous state
Deviation of real gases from the equation of state for an ideal gas, van
der Waals equation of state, critical phenomena, law of corresponding
states, equation for reduced state. Liquification of gases, distribution
of molecular velocity, collisions between molecules in a gas; mean free
path.

3.2 Thermodynamics
First law and its applications: Thermodynamic systems, states and
processes, work, heat and internal energy, zeroth law of
thermodynamics, various types of work done on a system in reversible
and irreversible processes. Calorimetry and thermochemistry: Hess’s
law, heat of reaction at constant pressure and constant volume. Bond
dissociation energy in Kirchoff equation. Joule-Thomson effect,
inversion temperature. Heat capacities and temperature dependence of
enthalpy and internal energy changes..Second law of thermodynamics
and its applications : Carnot’s cycle its efficiency, thermodynamics
scale of temperature. Spontaneity of a process, entropy and entropy
changes in various processes, free energy functions, criteria for
equilibrium, relation between equilibrium constant and
thermodynamic quantities.

3.3 Phase rule and its applications
Equilibrium between liquid, solid and vapours of a pure substance,
Number of components, phases and degrees of freedom; phase rule
and its applications; simple systems with one (water and sulphur) and
two components (lead-silver, salt hydrates). Distribution law, its
modifications, limitations and applications.

3.4 Solutions
Solubility and its temperature dependence, partially miscible liquids,
upper and lower critical solution temperatures, vapour pressures of
liquids over their mixtures, Raoult's and Henry's laws, fractional and
steam distillations.

3.5 Colligative Properties
Dilute solutions and colligative properties, determination of molecular
weights using colligative properties.

3.6 Electrochemistry
Ions in solutions, ionic equilibria, dissociation constants of acids and
bases, hydrolysis, pH and buffers, theory of indicators and acid-base
titrations. Conductivity of ionic solutions, its variation with
concentration, Ostwald's dilution law, Kohlrausch law and its
application. Transport number and its determination. galvanic cells
and measurements of their e.m.f., cell reactions, standard cell,
standard reduction potential, Nernst equation, relation between
thermodynamic quantities and cell e.m.f..

3.7 Chemical kinetics
Rate of chemical reaction and its dependence on concentrations of the
reactants, rate constant and order of reaction and their experimental
determination; differential and integral rate equations for first and
second order reaction, half-life periods; temperature dependence of
rate constant and Arrhenius equation.

3.8 Photochemistry
Absorption of light, laws of photochemistry, quantum yield, the excited
state and its decay by radiative, nonradiative and chemical pathways;
simple photochemical reactions.

3.9 Catalysis
Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis and their characteristics,
mechanism of homogeneous catalysis; enzyme catalysed reactions
(Michaelis-Menten mechanism).

3.10 Colloids
The colloidal state, preparation and purification of colloids and their
characteristics properties; lyophilic and lyophobic colloids and
coagulation; protection of colloids; gels, emulsions, surfactants and
micelles.

3.11 Spectroscopy
Electromagnetic radiation. Basic principles of UV-visible, rotational,
Infra-red and Raman spectroscopy with selection rule.

 

Civil Engineering


1. Solid Mechanics
(1) Concurrent, Non concurrent and Parallel forces in a plane.
Moment of Force and Varignon's theorem, Free Body Diagram,
Conditions of Equilibrium, Frictional Forces.
(2) Stresses in pin connected frames, Graphical and Analytical
methods of finding forces in members of Trusses and
Reactions in Beams.
(3) Simple Stresses and Strains, Elastic constants and relations
between them.
(4) Compound stresses, Principal Stresses and Strains. Mohr's
circle. Theories of Elastic Failure.
(5) Bending Moments and Shear Forces in beams.
(6) Bending stresses and Shear Stresses in beams.
(7) Deflections in beams: Macaulay's method, Moment Area
method, Conjugate Beam method, Unit Load method : Strain
Energy in direct stress, bending and shear.
(8) Elastic stability of Columns : Euler's, Rankine's and Secant
formulae.
(9) Torsion of Shafts, Transmission of Power, Combined Bending
Torsional and Direct Stresses.
(10) Helical springs, Unsymmetrical bending.
(11) Thin Cylinders and Spherical Shells under internal and
external pressure.

2. Basic Structural Analysis
Determinate and Indeterminate Structures, Static and Kinematic
Indeterminacy, Analysis of determinate pin-jointed trusses arches and
cables , Concept of influence line for determinate structures,
principles of virtual work and superpositions .

3. Fluid Mechanics
(1) Fluid properties and their role in fluid motion, Fluid Statics :
Pressure at a point, forces on plane and curved surfaces.
Buoyancy, Stability of floating and submerged bodies.
(2) Kinematics and Dynamics of fluid flow : Continuity, Momentum
and Energy Equations applied to flow in Closed Conduits and
Free Surface Flow. Flow net their utility and methods of drawing
flow net.
(3) Dimensional Analysis and Similitude : Units & Dimensional
Analysis Buckingham Pi theorem, Similitude theory Model Laws.
Laminar & Turbulent Flow. Reynolds number, Laminar flow
between parallel plates, flow through circular pipes.
(4) Open Channel Flow: Uniform and Non Uniform flow, Specific
Energy, Critical Depth, Channel Geometry.

4. Geotechnical Engineering
(1) Formation of Soil, Basic definitions and Index Properties.
Grain Size Analysis.
(2) Consistency limits.
(3) Soil Structure.
(4) I.S. Classification.
(5) Soil Water, Permeability, Lab, Methods, Seepage Flow net and
its uses.
(6) Effective, neutral and total Stresses.
(7) Stress distribution in soils, Bouninesq equation.
(8) Compaction of soils, Lab, tests, Compressibility and
Consolidation, Consolidation test, Settlement computations.
(9) Shear Strength of soil, Mohr Coulomb failure theory, Lab.
tests.
(10) Lateral Earth Pressure, Active Passive and rest conditions,
Rankine and Coulomb's theory.
(11) Stability of Slopes, Taylor's Stability Number, Swedish Slip
Circle method and Method of Slices.
(12) Bearing Capacity, Terzaghi's theory, I.S. Method of
computation of Bearing Capacity. Plate Load Test.

5. Surveying
(1) General principles, Surveying by Chain, Compass and Plane
table.
(2) Levelling, Types and adjustment of instruments, Fly,
Reciprocal and Precise levelling.
(3) Theodolite : Components, measurement of angles,
Traversing.,.
(4) Tacheometry : Tacheometric systems, principles, uses of
analytic lens.
(5) Traversing and Contouring.
(6) Planimeter and its uses.
(7) Curves : Simple Circular Curve, Compound Curve, Reverse
Curve, Characteristics of all these curves, setting out curves,
Transition Curve, Setting out of Transition Curves.
(8) Introduction to GIS and Total Station.
(9) EDM methods.

6. Building Planning, Materials and Construction
(1) Planning, Building line, Open Space requirements,
Orientation, Lighting and Ventilation.
(2) Materials : Stone, Brick, Lime, Cement, Sand, Concrete,
Timber, Plywood, Laminates, Adhesives, Plastics, Paints,
Laboratory tests on building materials as per B.I.S. Codes of
practice, Ferro- cement.
(3) Construction : Building components & their functions,
Foundation, Walls, Floors, Roofs, Stair Cases, Doors,
Windows, Plastering and Painting.

 

Commerce


1. Theoritical Accounting
Nature, Objectives, Principles, Concept, Convention & limitation,
Accounting Process.

2. Practical Accounting
Final Accounts with Adjustiments, Capital and Revenue Items,
depreciation Reserves -Provisions and Funds.

3. Partnership Accounts
Partnership deed, Admission, Retirement, Death and dissolution.

4. Company Accounts
Issue, forfeiture and re-issue of shares, Issue of Right and Bonus
Shares, Issue and Redemption of Debenture, Final Accounts, Analysis
and Interpretation of Published Accounts.

5. Cost Accounts
Nature, objectives & importance, Elements of cost, Cost-sheets,
Tenders, Reconciliation of cost and Financial Accounts.

6. Auditing
Nature, objects and importance; Audit Programme, Appointment of
Auditor, Rights, Duties and Liabilities of an Auditor.

7. Management
Concepts - treditioanl & Modern Functions of Management : Planning,
Organisation, Staffing, Direction, co-ordination & control, decision
making , Communication Professional Management.

8. Secretarial Practics
Appointment of company secretary, Rights, duties and liabilities of
company secretary, position of Campany Secretary Meetings-
Drafting, Notice, Agenda & minutes.

9. Commercial Maths.
Simultaneous Equations, Calculation of Average, Ratio, Commission,
Profit & Loss and Interest- Simple & Compound.

10. Different Dimensions of Commerce
(1) Entrepreneurship - Nature, Functions and importance.
(2) Stock exchange - Functions and Importance.
(3) Multi national companies & their functions.
(4) Factors affecting Business Environment.
(5) Characteristics of E-commerce.
(6) Application of Computers in business.

 

Economics

PART - I

1. National Income
Concept and measurement, Human development index, Gross and Net
national product, National Income at constant and current prices,
National Income and welfare Gross national Product, concept of green
revolution.

2. Consumer behavior
Economic choice, law of demand, Elasticity of demand, Utility analysis
and indifference curve techniques, consumer equilibrium.

3. Price Theory
Laws of Return, Cost curves and their relationships, Equilibrium of a
firm under different market conditions, Pricing of factors of production
(modern theories).

4. Money and Banking
Definition and functions of money, value of money, Quantity theory of
money, Inflation and Deflation, Measurement of inflation, Monetary
Policy objectives and Instruments, Types of Banks and their functions.

5. International Trade
The theory of Comparative Cost, Balance of payment and adjustment
mechanism, Problems of Trade Liberalization and W.T.O. , Exchange
rate management.

PART-II

Economic Growth and Development
Measurement and determinants, Characteristics of developing
economy, Theories and Models of economic development and growth -
Classical, Balanced and unbalanced, growth model Harrod - Domer
and Mahalnobis model Environmental implications of development,
Limits of growth and sustainable development.

PART-III

Indian Economy
Trends of India's population since 1951, Development and problems in
Indian agriculture since independence specially with regard to food
grains production and land reforms. Industrial policy and industrial
development in India, Planning in India - objectives, strategy and Rate
of growth, Achievements and failures of planning in India, Deficit
financing and India's development plans, Economic Reforms and
Social Justice, Problems of Economic Development - Poverty,
Unemployment, Inequality, Parallel economy, Infrastructure, Social
sector.

 

Electrical Engineering


1. Circuit Analysis
Circuit Components, network graphs, KCL, KVL, Circuit analysis
methods, basic network theorems, Transient Analysis of RL, RC and
RLC circuit, coupled circuits Sinusoidal Steady State analysis,
resonant circuit, Balanced Three phase circuit, Laplace transform &
Fourier series analysis. Two port network, driving point and transfer
function, poles and zeros of network functions.

2. Electromechanical Energy Conversion
Single phase Transformer, Equivalent circuit, Phasor diagram, tests,
regulation & efficiency, Three phase Transformer, Auto Transformer
DC generators & motors; Performance Characteristics, Starting &
Speed Control, armature reaction and Commutation. Three Phase
induction motor; Performance Characteristics, Starting & Speed
Control. Single Phase induction motor, Synchronous Generator:
performance Characteristics, regulation, Parallel operation.
Synchronous motor; Starting Characteristics, applications,
Synchronous Condensers, FHP motors, Permanent magnet and
Stepper motors, brushless DC motors.

3. Power Systems Analysis & Protection
Transmission line parameters, models, performance of overhead
transmission lines, per unit quantities, bus admittance and
impedance matrices, load flow analysis, series & shunt compensation,
Economic operation, Power system Stability, Symmetrical
Components, short circuit studies, HVDC Transmission its merits &
demerits. Fault analysis, Relays & Circuit Breakers and their
characteristics. Protection schemes for generator, transformer &
feeders. Surge protection & insulation co-ordination.

4. Control Systems
Open loop and closed loop Control Systems, Time domain and
frequency domain analysis, Stability : Routh Hurwitz Criterion, root
loci, Nyquist criterion, Bode plots, P, PI & PID Controllers. Design of
lead lag compensators.

5. Power Electronics & Industrial Drives
Solid State Devices : Diode transistors, Triac, GTO and MOSFET :
Static Characteristic, Principle of Operation, Triggering Circuit,
Controlled rectifiers, Bridge Converters (Fully & half Controlled),
Principles of Thyristor chopper & inverter. Basic Concept of Control of
drives involving ac and dc motors.

6. Measurement and Instrumentation
Various analog type Indicating instruments, Measurement of Current,
Voltage, Power, Power factor, Energy, resistance, inductance
capacitance and frequency, Electronic Measuring instruments :
Multimeter, CRO, digital voltmeter, frequency counter, Q-meter, digital
energy meter. Transducers: Strain gauge, LVDT, Piezo-electric
crystals, thermocouples & thermistors.

7. Microprocessors & Computers
8 bit microprocessor 8085 : architecture, instruction set, timing
diagram, addressing modes, assembly language programming,
memory & I/O interfacing. Computer organization : number
representation, functional organization, ALU.

8. Analog and Digital Electronics
Diode Circuits, rectifiers, clipping and clamping, zener diode and
voltage regulators, BJT, JFET and MOSFET; Characteristics, biasing
and small signal equivalent Circuit (for small & large signals),
Amplifiers : Amplifier circuits Analysis, OPAMP circuit, filters,
oscillators, Boolean algebra and logic gates. Combinational &
Sequential circuits, Registers & Counters.

9. Electro Magnetic Field
Potential & Electric field intensity, their calculation for different charge
distribution. Calculation of capacitance & inductance, Ampere's law
and Maxwell's equations.

 

Geography


PART - I

1. Physical Geography
(1) Lithosphere - Interior of the earth, origin of continent and
ocean basins - Theory of Wegner, Plate tectonics, Agents of
weathering and erosion, work of running water, Glacier and
winds, Volcanoes and earthquakes and their distribution in
the world. Normal cycle of erosion DAVIS & Penk, Major land
forms - Mountain, Plateau & Plain.
(2) Atmosphere - Structure of atmosphere, Insolation, Air
Temperature, Pressure, Winds - Planetary winds,
Condensation and Precipitation - its type and world
distribution, Air masses and Cyclones - Temperate and
Tropical, Major climates of the world.
(3) Hydrosphere - Land and water distribution on the earth,
oceanic temperature, salinity and its distribution, Tides,
Oceanic currents, Coral reef.

2. Human Geography
(1) Habitat - Social and Economic life of Equatorial region,
Tropical desert, Tundra and Mediterranean regions. Major
Races of the world.
(2) Population - Growth, Density and Distrubition of world
population, population problems.
(3) Settlements - Origin, types and patterns of rural settlements,
Process of Urbanization, morphology and functional
classification of towns.

3. Economic Geography
(1) Geography of primary production: Agriculture - Wheat
Rice, Sugarcane, Tea Cotton, Rubber, major forest products
and fisheries.
(2) Minerals - World Reserves and production of Iron ore,
Manganese, Bauxite, Tin and Copper.
(3) Fuel and Power Resources of the World - Distribution and
production of Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hydro
electricity.
(4) Industries - Factors of localization and world distribution of
Iron and steel, Cotton textile and Petro chemical.
(5) Transport and Communication - Major Land, Sea and Air
routes of the world. Changes in World economy in the context
of Globalization.

4. Geographical Concepts
Concept of distance and space, Concept of Region, Ecosystem and
Environmental Degradation.

PART - II

Geography of India
(1) Physical - Structure, Physical Division, Climate, Natural
vegetation and soil.
(2) Mineral and power resources - Distribution and production of
Iron Ore, Manganese, Bauxite, Copper and Mica. Reserves,
Distribution and production of Coal, Petroleum Natural Gas and
Hydroelectricity.
(3) Agricultures - Major Crops : Conditions of Production and
Distribution of Wheat, Rice, Jowar, Cotton, Sugarcane, Tea, Jute
and Soyabean, Regionalization of Agriculture, Green Revolution
and its impact, Watershed management.
(4) Industries - Location and distribution of Iron and Steel, Cotton
Textile, Sugar and Cement Industry.
(5) Contemporary Issues - Regional disparity, Poverty, Impact of
development on environment and people.
(6) Madhya Pradesh - Major Geographical Regions. Tribal Life and
Culture - Bhil, Gond, Baiga. Development of Industries and
Transport system and Trade, Urbanization trends.

 

Geology


PART - I

1. General Geology and Geodynamics
Solar system, the earth - its origin, age and interior of the earth.
Volcanoes: types, distribution, causes and effects. Earthquakes :
intensity, magnitude, distribution causes and effects. Elementary ideas
about isostasy, Geosynclines, mountain building, continental drifting,
sea floor spreading, palaeomagnetism and plate tectonics.

2. Geomorphology
Basic concepts, External and internal process. Rock weathering, cycle
of erosion. Fluvial landforms and drainage paterns. Landforms of
aeolian, marine, glacial and 'karst' landscapes. Elements of Remote
sensing.

3. Structural and field geology
Primary and secondary strucutres. Dip and strike of beds. Clinometer
compass and its use. Description, Classification and recognition of
folds, faults and unconformities. Description and classification of
joints, foliation and lineation. Effects of folding and fauling on
outcrops. Elemantary idea about rock deformation.

PART - II

1. Crystallography
Elements of crystal and crystal symmetry. Laws of crystallography.
Symmetry elements and forms of normal classes of seven crystal
systems. Twinning in crystals.

2. Mineralogy
Principles of optics, refractive index, double refraction, pleochroism
and extinction. Uses of simple polarising microscope. Physical,
Chemical and optical properties of following mineral groups : Quartz,
Feldspar, Mica, Pyroxene, Amphibole, Olivine, Garnet, Chlorite,
Carbonates, and Zeolites. Silicate structures.

3. Economic Geology
Ore, Ore mineral and gangue. Classification of ore deposits. Important
processes of ore formation. Occurrence, origin and distribution of
following ores in India - Aluminium, Chromium, Copper, Gold, Lead,
Zinc, Iron, Manganese. Deposits of minerals used as abrassives,
refractories and in ceramics. Deposits of coal and petroleum.

PART - III

Introduction to petrology, classification of rocks and their
distinguishing characters.

1. Igneous Petrology
Origin of magma and formation of igneous rocks. Bowen's reaction
series and reaction principle. Crystallisation of binary systems.
classification of igneous rocks. Forms, Textures and structures of
igneous rocks. Composition, texture origin and mode of occurence of
Granite, Syenite, Diorite, Mafic and Ultramafic groups, Anorthosites
and Alkaline rocks.

2. Sedimentary Petrology
Origin, classification, textural and mineralogical characteristics of
sedimentary rocks. Structures of sedimentary rocks. Elementary idea
about the origin and characteristics of sandstone, conglomerate,
limestone, breccia and shale.

3. Metamorphic Petrology
Types and factors of metamorphisms, Zones, grades and facies of
metamorphism. Regional and contact metamorphism. Textures and
structures of metamophic rocks. Metamorphism of argillaceous,
arenaceous sediments and impure limestone. Metasomatism.
Composition, structure and origin of schist, Gneiss, marble,
amphibolite, charnockite, gondite and Khondalite.

Part - IV

1. Stratigraphy
Principles of stratigraphy, Basic concept of Lithostitigraphic,
Chronostratigraphic and Biostratigraphic units. Criterion of
stratigraphic correlation, Physiographic divisions and outline of
stratigraphy of India. Brief study of Dharwar, Vindhyan, Gondwana
supergroups and Siwaliks with reference to their major subdivisions,
lithology, fossils, geographic distribution and economic importance.

2. Palaeontology
Fossils and Fossilization. Mode of preservation and uses of fossils.
Study of morphology and geological history of brachiopods, gastropods,
lamellibranchs, Ammonites, Corals, Trilobites, Echinoids and
Gondwana flora.

 

Indian History


PART - I

(1) Sources of Ancient Indian History.
(2) Prehistoric cultures in India (lower palaeolithic, Mesolithic and
upper palaeolithic)
(3) Harappan civilization and culture.
(4) Vedic society; Polity, Economy, Culture and Religion, vedic and
laterVedic (period).
Social Developments - Ashram, Varna, Jati, Sanskar,
Purusharth.
(5) Rise of Religious movement in North India - Buddhism and
Jainism and their cultural contribution.
(6) The Mauryan empire - Chandragupta; Megasthenes, Ashok and
his inscriptions, his Dhamma, administration, culture, art.
Kautilya's Arthashastra.
(7) Post Mouryan India (B.C. 200- AD 300) - Polity,
administration, society, economy, culture and religion (with
special reference to the Sunga, Kushan, Sathavahans.) Gandhar
art & Mathura art.
Sangam Era: Literature, Society, Culture)
(8) The Guptas and their successor (550 AD) - changes in political
organization of empire, Economy, Society, Literature, Science
and Arts.
(9) Post Gupta period - Political Institutions of Chola, Chalukya,
Pallava and Vardhan Empire, Economy, Land grants & Agrarian
expansions, Inter regional and maritine Trade.
(10) Origin of Rajputs - Kalchuris, Pratiharas, Parmaras, Chandelas,
Chauhan's etc.
(11) Arab Invasion in India.

PART - II

1. Sources of Medieval Indian history.
2. (1) The Turkish Invasion in India.
(2) Foundation of the Delhi sultanate and their consolidation -
Slave dynasties, Khilji dynasty, Tughlaq dynesty, Sayyed
and Lodi dynasty.
3. Culture, art, Literature, Bhakti and Sufi movement during the
Sultanate period.
4. Decentralization of Sultanate and rise of provincial dynasties -
Bengal, Gujrat, Malwa, Bahamani and Vijayanagar.
5. First phase of the Mughal period - Babar, Humayuan, the Suriempire
and administration of Shershah Suri.
6. The Mughal Empire (1556-1707), Akbar; Jahangir, Shahjahans
and Aurangzeb; Expansion of Empire, Religious Policies. Art,
Architecture, literature and culture under the Mughals, Decline
of Mughal Empire.
7. Rise of Marathas - Shivaji, Shambhaji, RajaRam, Tarabai and
Maratha Empire under Peshwas.

PART - III

1. The Advent of the Europeans in India.
British expansion - The Karnataka Wars, conquest of Bengal
(Battle of Plassey and Buxer).
2. Anglo-Mysore Relations, Anglo - Maratha Relations, Anglo-
Sikhs Relations.
3. British colonialisum expansion and consolidation -
Wellesley's Subsidiary Alliance, Establishment of the British
paramountcy- Lord Dalhousie's Doctrine of Lapse and its impact.
4. British Land revenue settlements - Permanent settlement,
Zamidari, Ryotwari and Mahalwari, administration, Impact of
British Economic policies.
5. Freedom Movement of 1857 - Causes, Nature, Events and
Results.
6. Indian Renaissance - Social and religious reform’s movement -
RajaRam Mohan Roy, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Vivekanand,
Annie Besant.
7. Queen Victoria's Proclaimation and Act of 1858, Internal
administration of Lord Lytton and Ripon.
8. British policies towards neighbouring states - Afghan, Nepal,
Burma, Sindh.
9. Rise of the Indain Nationalism and foundation of the Indian
National Congress, the Moderates, Extrimist, The Partition of
Bengal, Surat Split 1907, Government of India Act 1909,
Government of India Act 1919.
10. Gandhian Era - Khilafat Movement, Non-Cooperation movement,
Swarajists, Simon Commission, Lahore Congress, Civil
Disobedience Movement, Round Table conferences.
11. Government of India Act, 1935 and Provincial Autonomy.
12. Quit India movement, Cripps Mission, Cabinet Mission, Subhash
Chandra Bose and INA (Indian National Army), Communal
Politics and Partition of India. Sardar Patel and Integration of
Indian States.
13. Main features of the Indian constitution, Nehru era - Economic
development of India, Foreign Policy - Bandung conference,
Panchsheel, Non-Alignment, Border conflict with China, Indo-
Pak War and Taskand Declaration. Indo-Pak War 1971 and Rise
of Bangladesh.

 

Law


1. Constitutional Law of India

(1) Preamble.
(2) Fundamental Rights.
(3) Protection of Human Rights.
(4) Directive Principles.
(5) Fundamental Duties.
(6) President and the Union Council of Ministers.
(7) Governor and the State Council of Ministers.
(8) Indian Judiciary.
(9) Emergency Provisions.
(10) Amendment of the Constitution.
(11) Union and State Public Service Commissions.

2. Administrative Law

(1) Definition, Nature and Scope.
(2) Delegated legislation including Judicial & Parliamentary
control.
(3) Principles of Natural Justice.
(4) Administrative adjudication including Administrative
Tribunals.
(5) Writs - Mandamus, Certiorari, Prohibition, Habeas Corpus
and Quo warranto.
(6) Ombudsman (Lokpal, Lokayukt and Central Vigilance
Commission).

3. Law of Contract

(1) General Principles of Law of contract (Sections : 1 to 75 of
the Indian Contract Act, 1872).
(2) Formation of Contract.
(3) Factors vitiating a contract.
(4) Void, voidable, Illegal & unenforceable contracts.
(5) Performance of contracts.
(6) Discharge of contractual obligations.
(7) Quasi - Contracts.
(8) Remedies for Breach of Contract.

4. Land Law of Madhya Pradesh -( M.P.Land Revenue Code,1959)

(1) Revenue Officers and their powers.
(2) Survey & Settlement.
(3) Assessment of Land Revenue.
(4) Record of Rights.
(5) Tenure holders - their Rights & Obligations.

5. Law of Torts

(1) Deferences and remedies for Torts.
(2) Negligence and Contributory Negligence.
(3) Nuisance
(4) Defamation
(5) Vicarious liability including State liability.
(6) Consumer Protection Act, 1986
(7) Consumer Disputes redressal agencies - their powers and
functions.

6. Law of Crimes - ( Indian Penal Code,1860 )

(1) General Exceptions.
(2) Unlawful Assembly.
(3) Murder and Culpable Homicide.
(4) Grevious hurt and simple hurt.
(5) Kidnapping and Abduction
(6) Attempt and Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy
(7) Theft, Robbery and Dacoity.
(8) Mischief & cheating.

 

Mathematics

TOP


1. Trigonometry and Polynomial Equations
Demoiver’s theorem and it’s application, Direct and Inverse, Circular
and hyperbolic function. Logarithm of complex quantities.
Expansion of trigonometric functions. Relation between roots and
coefficient of polynomial equations. Transformation of equations.
Descarte's rule of sign.

2. Matrices and Determinants
Definition of matrices & determinants, addition, multiplication of
matrices, elementary operation on matrices. Adjoint of matrices,
inverse and rank of matrices, application of matrices to system of
linear equations, Cramer’s rule.

3. Differential Calculus
Limit, continuity & differentiability of function of one variable,
differentiation of functions, Application of differentiation on maxima
& minima. Tangents & Normals. Expansion of functions. Mean value
theorem ,Taylor's theorem, Taylor and Maclaurin series. Successive
differentiation. Lebnitze's Theorem.

4. Integral Calculus
Definition of Integration as a sum. Various methods of integration.
Integration by substitution & by parts. Definite Integrals. Beta and
Gamma functions, Double & triple integration. Change of order of
integration of Double integrals. Rectification and Quadrature.

5. Differential Equations
Differential Equations of first order and first degree, variable
separable, exact, homogenous forms. Linear differential equations.
Linear Differential Equations of higher order with constant
coefficients.

6. Abstract Algebra
Definition of Group with examples & proprieties. Sub-groups, cyclic
group, Coset - decomposition. Lagrange’s theorem. Normal sub
group. Quotient Group. Homomorphism and isomorphism of groups.
Permutation Group, Introduction to Rings, Subrings and ideals,
Integral domain & field. Definition of Vector space, subspace, and
properties of Vector spaces.

7. Vector Analysis & Geometry
Scalar and vector product of two, three & four vectors. Reciprocal
vectors, vector differentiation. Gradient , divergence & curl. Equation
of straight lines in Cartesian & polar coordinates. Circle, parabola
and ellipse and their tangent & normal in two dimensions.

8. Mechanics
Law of parallelogram of forces. Triangle of forces. Lami's theorem &
it’s applications. Newton's laws of motion. Motion in a straight line -
motion under gravity.

 

Mechanical Engineering

TOP


1. Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of Solids
Simple Application of Equilibrium Equations, Equations of Motion;
Simple Harmonic Motion; Work, Power and Energy.
Stress and Strain Relationship and Elastic Constants; Thermal
Stresses; Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams of Simple
Beams, Bending of Beam and Torsion of Shaft; Rankine and Euler’s
Formula for Column; Thin walled Cylinders.Mechanical Proprties of
Materials and Testing.

2. Theory of Machines
Kinematic Links, Pairs, Chains, Mechanism and Inversions, Degree of
Freedom and Constraint Motion; Classification and Terminology of
Gears, Gear Trains, Bearings, Clutches, Cams and Followers;
Function of Flywheel and Governor; Balancing of Rotating Masses;
Gyroscopic Action.

3. Design of Machine Elements
Properties and Structure of Engineering Materials; Heat Treatment;
Design Concepts, Design for Static and Dynamic Loading, Factor of
Safety; Theory of Failure; Fatigue Strength and SN Diagram; Design of
parts subjected to simple stresses such as Keys, Pins, Cotters etc.

4. Production Engineering
Basic types of Metal Cutting Machine Tools and their Operations;
Geometry of Single Point Cutting Tool; Cutting Tool Materials; Metal
Forming Processes and Machines –Drawing, Rolling, Forging &
Extrusion; Sand Casting – Pattern and Mould Design, Casting Defects
& their Remedies; Joining Processes –Arc Welding, Resistance
Welding, TIG & MIG Welding.

5. Production Management
Method & Time Study Process charts , Estimation of Standard Time;
Motion Economy & Work Place Design; Manufacturing Cost
Estimation; Break Even Analysis; Site Selection; Plant Layout &
Material Handling; Job Shop & Mass Production – Scheduling,
Dispatching & Routing.

6. Thermodynamics
Zeroth Law and Thermometry; Thermodynamic Equilibrium; Heat and
Work; First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics; Carnot, Rankine,
Otto and Diesel Cycles; Vapour Power Cycles.

7. Fluid Mechanics
Hydrostatics; Stability of Submerged and Floating Bodies; Continuity
Equation; Rotational and Irrotational Flows; Bernoullis’ Theorem; Flow
Measurement; Concept of Laminar and Turbulent Flows.

8. Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
One Dimensional Steady State Conduction through Composite Walls
and Cylinders; Heat Transfer Co-efficient; Laws of Thermal Radiation;
Air Refrigeration System; Vapour Compression Refrigeration System,
Simple Saturated and Actual Cycles; Properties of Refrigerants; Use of
Psychometric Chart; Psychometric Processes.

9. Energy Conversion
Compression Ignition and Spark Ignition Engines; Rating of SI and CI
Engine Fuels; Reciprocating Air Compressors; Flow of Steam through
Nozzles; Impulse and Reaction Steam Turbines; Layout of Steam
Thermal Power Plants; Fluidized Combustion and Forced Circulation
Boilers.

10. Computer Programming and Computer Aided Engineering
Computer Hardware and Software; Flow Charting; Principles of Object
Oriented Programming; Features of Windows; Introduction of c++
programme.

 

Philosophy

TOP


1. Logic
(1) Nature of Logic, difference between Deduction and Induction,
Truth and Validity, Informal Fallacies.
(2) Proposition and its types (Categorical, Hypothetical and
isjunctive), Structure of Categorical Syllogism, Figures and
Moods , Rules and Fallacies.
(3) Symoblic Logic - Importance of Symbols, simple and compound
Statements, Truth Function and Truth Tables, Tautology,
Contradictions and Contingent Statements.
(4) Indian logic- inference theory in Buddist and Nyaya Philosophy

2. Ethics - Indian and Western
(1) Indian Ethics - Ethics of Gita, Buddha, Jain , Charvaka and
Gandhi.
(2) Western ethics - Moral Concepts, Good, Right, Duty, Virtue,
Freedom, Responsibility and Justice. Moral Standards –
Hedonism and Perfectionism, Ethics of Kant, Theories of
Punishment.

3. History of Western Philosophy
(1) Greek Philosophy - Socrates’s, dialectical Method ,Plato’s theory
of knowledge and Aristotle’s. Causation theory.
(2) Medieval Philosophy - Concepts of God, St. Aquinas and St.
Anselm .
(3) Modern Philosophy - Rationalist thinkers – Descartes , spinoza
Leibnitz, Empiricism - Locke, Berkeley and Hume.Kant's theory
of criticism, Categories of understanding, Antinomies and space
and time.

4. History of Indian Philosophy
Orthodox and Heterodox Schools with reference to their .basic
concepts and theories - Charvaka, Buddha, Jain, Samkhya, Yoga,
Nyaya, Vaisesika, Mimamsa and Vedanta ( Shankara and Ramanuja )

 

Physics

TOP


1. Mechanics & Properties of Matter
Dimensional analysis. Newton's laws of motion and their applications.
Variable mass system, system of particles, centre of mass. Rotational
dynamics : torque, angular momentum, kinetic energy, theorems of
moment of inertia. Elastic and inelastic collisions. Central forces.
Kepler's laws, gravitational field and potentials due to spherical
bodies. Escape velocity and artificial satellite. Special theory of
relativity and Lorentz transformations, Length Contraction , Time
Dialation , Mass Energy Relation .
Elasticity, Hooke's law, elastic constants for an isotropic solid. Beams
& cantilevers. Torsion of a cylinder. Elasticity of gases. Surface tension
and surface energy, excess pressure across curved surfaces. Effect of
impurities and temperature on surface tension. Streamline and
turbulent motion, viscosity, Poiseuille's equation, applications of
Bernoulli's equation and Stoke's law.

2. Heat and Thermodynamics
Kinetic theory of gases, equation of state of an ideal gas, mean free
path, distribution of molecular speeds and energies. Transport
phenomena, Andrew's experiments, Vander waal's equation and its
applications. Thermal equilibrium and temperature. Laws of
thermodynamics, Joule - Kelvin effect and its applications. Carnot
engine. Entropy, Clausius
Clapeyron equation and its applications. Thermodynamic Potential,
Black body radiations, Stefan Boltzmann law, Kirchoff's laws, Wien,
Rayleigh - Jean's and Planck's radiation Law.

3. Oscillations and Waves
Simple harmonic motion; Lissajous figures, Damped and forced
oscillations, resonance. Phase and group velocities progressive and
stationary waves. Beats, Vibration in string and air columns.
Ultrasonic waves and their applications, Musical Scale and acoustics
of buildings.

4.Optics
Cardinal points of an optical system. Chromatic and spherical
aberration. Achromatic combination of lenses. Optical instruments,
eyepieces.
Interference of light, Young's double slit experiment, Newton's rings.
Interference by thin films. Fresnel diffraction : half period zones and
zone plate. Fraunhoffer diffraction, diffraction at N parallel slits,
intensity distribution, plane transmission grating, resolution of
images, Rayleigh's criterion, resolving power of telescope and
microscope. Polarisation, Double refraction and optical rotation,
optical activity and its applications. Characteristics of laser light,
spatial coherence. Application of laser beams.

5. Electricity and Magnetism
Gauss law and its applications, electric potential. Parallel plate
capacitor. Dielectric polarization. Force per unit area on the surface of
a charged conductor. Growth and decay of current in LR and CR
circuit, Biot & Savart's Law, Lorentz's force, force on a straight current
carrying conductor in magnetic field. Torque on a current loop.
Faraday's laws of electromgnetic induction, Lenz's law, self and
mutual induction, transformers, A.C. circuit, series and parallel
resonance, Q-factor. Maxwell’s Equations , Electromagnetic waves,
energy transport and Poynting vector.
Magnetism : Magnetic susceptibility dia, para and ferromagnetism
Hysteresis.

6. Electronics
Intrinsic & extrinsic semiconductors, junction diode, Zener Diode ,
Tunnel Diode , Schotty Diode, Light Emitting Diode, transistors -
different configurations & application as an amplifier. Binary
numbers, Logic Gates and Truth Tables.

7. Atomic & Nuclear Physics
Bohr's Theory of hydrogen atom. Photoelectric effect. X-ray spectrum.
Wave nature of matter, de Broglie wavelength. Heisenberg Uncertainity
Principle , Natural and artificial radio activity, binding energy of
nuclei, nuclear fission and fusion. Elementry Particles.

 

Political Science

TOP


PART - I

1. (1) Nature and scope of Political Science - Relationship with
other allied disciplines - History, Economics, Sociology,
Philosophy and Psychology.
(2) Approaches to the study of Political Science - Liberal, and
Marxist.
2. (1) Concept of State - Elements and theories of Origin (Social
Contract, Evolutionary-Historical, and Marxist) Functions
of State (Individualist, Welfare State and Socialist)
(2) Other key Concepts - Sovereignty, Law, Rights, Liberty,
Equality, Justice and Political Development.
3. (1) Democracy - Meaning and Theories of Democracy,
Electoral Process ; Theories of Representation ' Public Opinion.
(2) Political Parties and Pressure Groups/Interest Groups;
Bureaucracy.
4. (1) Government - Constitutionalism, Parliamentary and
Presidential form of Government ; Federal and Unitary form of
Government.
(2) Global order - Neo Liberalism, Globalization, Regional
Organisations -EU, SAARC, ASEAN
5. (1) Political Ideologies - Liberalism, Marxism, Socialism, Fascism
and Gandhism.
(2) Nationalism and Internationalism.

PART - II

1. (1) Historical Perspective of Indian Political System - Colonialism
and Nationalism in India , The Indian National Movement ;
Constitutional Development in India.
(2) Indian Constitution - Main Features: Federalism in India;
Centre State Relations, Demand for State Autonomy.
2. (1) Fundamental Rights and Duties, Directive Principles of State
Policy, Parliamentary system in India.
(2) Legislature - Parliament, State Legislature.
3. (1) Executive-Union Govt. and State Govt., Role of Governor,
Coalition Govt.
(2) Judiciary - Supreme Court, Judicial Review and Judicial
Activism.
4. (1) Party system and Pressure Groups in India - National and
Regional Political Parties, Pressure Groups in India.
(2) Election Commission of India, Electoral Reforms, UPSC.
5. (1) Urban Local Government - 74th Constitutional amendment
Act - Municipal Corporation and Municipalities.
(2) Rural Local Government - 73rd Constitutional amendment Act
- Panchayati Raj Institution, Working of Panchayati Raj in
India.

 

Psychology

TOP


1. Introduction to Psychology

(1) Concept and definition of Psychology.
(2) Methods of study - Experiment, Observation, Interview,
Questionnaire and Case study.
(3) Nature of Psychological research: Correlational, Experimental,
Types of variables and their control.
(4) Quantitative analysis: Measures of central tendency -
Mean, Median, Mode. Measures of variability - standard
deviation, quartile deviation correlation.

2. Physiological bases and Development of Behaviour

(1) Structure of neuron, nerve impulse.
(2) Central nervous system - structure of brain, peripheral nervous
system.
(3) Endocrine glands and hormones.
(4) The role of heredity and environment in development.
(5) Relationship of learning and maturation.

3. Attention and Perception

(1) Determinants of attention and selective attention.
(2) Visual and auditory senses: Structure and function.
(3) Perceptual organization.
(4) Perception of form, colour, distance and time.
(5) Perceptual constancy.
(6) Illusion and Hallucination.
(7) Role of motivational and cultural factors in perception.

4. Learning

(1) Classical and operant conditioning.
(2) Reinforcement schedules.
(3) Observational learning.
(4) Verbal learning - methods and materials.
(5) Transfer of training.
(6) Learning and motivation.

5. Memory

(1) Sensory, short-term and long-term memory.
(2) Encoding, Storage and retrieval.
(3) Theories of forgetting - Decay and Interference theories and
motivated forgetting.
(4)Retroactive and proactive interference.
(5)Recall and recognition.

6. Thinking and Reasoning

(1) Concept formation.
(2) Inductive and deductive reasoning.
(3) Problem solving.
(4) Creative thinking.

7. Intelligence

(1) Definition and concept.
(2) Models: Unifactor, bifactor and multifactor.
(3) Measurement of intelligence - verbal, non-verbal and
performance tests.
(4) Intelligence and creativity.

8. Motivation and Emotion

(1) Definition of concept of instincts, needs, drives and motives.
(2) Classification of motives.
(3) Theories of motivation - Drive reduction and need hierarchy
model.
(4) Social motivation: Achievement, power and affiliation.
(5) Emotion - Kind and theories (James-Lange, Cannon - Bard,
Schachter - Singer Theories).
(6) Physiological bases of emotion.

9. Personality

(1) Concept and definition of personality.
(2) Trait approaches, Psychodynamic approaches (Freud, Adler,
Jung).
(3) Personality assessment (Psychometric and projective).
(4) Determinants - Biological and social.

10. Social Behaviour

(1) Nature and function of attitudes.
(2) Formation and change of attitudes - factors influencing.
(3)Measurement of attitudes (Thurston and Likert).
(4) Nature, causal factors and reduction of prejudice.
(5) Impression formation
(6) Attribution theories.

11. Group Behaviour and Leadership

(1) Group structure and function.
(2) Social facilitation and social loafing.
(3)Conformity - Group norms.
(4) Definition and functions of leadership.
(5)Trait, situational and contingency approaches.

12. Coping and Adaptation

(1) Concept and definition of adjustment.
(2)Frustration and conflict.
(3) Sources of stress; adjustive, nonadjustive and maladjustive
reactions to stress.
(4) Coping and stress management techniques.

13. Psychopathology

(1) Criteria of abnormality.
(2) Psychoneurotic disorders.
(3) Anxiety, obsessive - compulsive, phobic, conversion reactions.
(4) Psychotic disorders: Schizophrenia, paranoia, mood disorders -
unipolar and bipolar.
(5) Personality disorders and substance related disorder; mental
retardation.
(6) Therapies: Psychoanalytic, Behavioristic & Humanistic, Group
therapies.

14. Testing

(1) Nature and levels of measurement.
(2) Test construction.
(3) Test standardization - Reliability, validity and developing norms.
(4) Classification of psychological tests: Intelligence tests, aptitude
tests, personality tests, Interest inventories and attitude scales.

15. Application of Psychology

(1) Health: Models and issues.
(2) Counselling: Process and establishing relationship.
(3) Approaches - Directive, Non - Directive, Rational-Emotive. Yoga,
Meditation and relaxation therapies.
(4) Organizational behaviour - Motivation and job-satisfaction, work
stress - sources and management.
(5) Group development in organization. Organizational change.

 

Public Administration

TOP


PART - I

1.(1) Public Administration - meaning, scope and significance,
Evolution and
status of discipline, Comparative public administration and
Development administration.
(2) Public and Private administration, State versus market
debate, New Public Administration, New Public
Management, Perspective.
2. (1) Orgnisation, Hierachy, Unity of command, Span of control,
Authority and
Responsibility, Coordination, Centralization and
Decentralization, Delegation, Supervision, Line and Staff.
(2) Scientific Management (Taylor and the Scientific
Management, movement), Classical Theory (Fayol, Urwick,
Gulick and others) Bureaucrative Theory (Weber and his
critics)
3. (1) Decision making with special reference to H. Simon,
Communication and
Control, Leadership Theories, Theories of motivation
(Maslow and Herzberg).
(2) The concepts of Accountability and Control, Legislative,
Executive and Judicial Control, Citizen and Administration
People's participation and Right to Information Act 2005.
4. (1) Comparative administrative features of USA, Great Britain
and France.
(2) Role of Civil Service in developing societies, Position,
Classification, Recruitment, Training, Promotion.
5. (1) Budget, concepts and forms, Formulation and execution of
Budget, Deficit financing and Public Debt.
(2) Financial control, Public account committee, Estimate
committee, Public undertaking committee, Budget debate,
Accounts and Audit.

PART - II

1. (1) Constitutional context of Indian administration, The
President, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Central
Secretariat, Cabinet secretariat, Prime Minister's Office.
(2) Planning Commission, Finance Commission, Election
Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General of India,
Public Enterprises.
2. (1) Recruitment to all India and Central Services, Union Public
Service Commission, Madhya Pradesh Public Service
Commission, Lokayukta.
(2) Bureaucracy, Generalist and Specialists, Concepts of
Committed Bureaucracy, Neutrality in Civil Services,
Ministers Civil servant relationship.
3. (1) Governor, Chief Minister, Secretariat, Chief Secretary
Directorates.
(2) District Administration with special reference to Madhya
Pradesh, Role of Collector in Development administration,
D.R.D.A. (District Rural and Development Authority) and
various programmes of rural development in M.P.
4. (1) 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, Three tier Panchayati
Raj system in India, Problems and prospects.
(2) 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, Municipal Coprporation,
Municipalities in India, Problems and prospectus.
5. (1) Historical development of Panchyati Raj Institutions in
Madhya Pradesh, Panchayati Raj Act 1994 and its
amendments.
(2) Organisation and functioning of Panchyati Raj Institutions
in M.P., Problems and prospects.

 

Sociology

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1.Introduction
(1) The meaning & nature of Sociology.
(2) The sociological perspective, sociology and social sciences
(3) Scope of sociology.

2. Basic concepts
Society, Community, Institution and Associations, Social groups,
Social structure, Status and role. Culture , Acculturation , Cultural
lag.

3. Institutions
Family and kinship, Religion, Marriage, caste and class changing
dimensions.

4. Views about Indian society
(1) Varna, Ashram, Dharma,Field views - M.N. Srinivas, S.C. Dube
(2) Structure and composition of Indian society:
Village, City, Scheduled tribes, Dalits, Other backward class,
Constitutional provisions, Women and minorities.

5. Rural and urban society
Characteristics of rural and urban society. Changing status of women
with reference to community participation ( Panchayatiraj and social
and ritual festivals) Rural-urban migration, Rural development, Rural
urban continuum.

6. Tribal society
Matrilineal and polyandrous socities, Forms of marriage, practices
relating to mate selection, Difference and similarity between tribes and
castes, Tribal movement.

7. Social control
Meaning and agents of social control, Types of social control.
Socialization - Meaning and agents.

8. Social change
Meaning and factors, Progress and development, Sanskritization ,
Westernization.

9. The pioneers
August comte, Herbert Spencer, Emile - Durkheim, Max Weber.

10. Societal problems
Castism, Communalism, Corruption, Population Growth and
unemployment, Domestic- violence.

 

Statistics

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1. Probability ( 25 % weight )
Random Experiment, sample space, event, algebra of events, classical,
Statistical and axiomatic definitions of probability . Basic theorems of
probability and simple examples based there on, conditional
probability of an event, independent events, Bayes' theorem and its
applications. Discrete and continuous random variables and their
distributions, expectation, moments, moment generating function.
Joint distribution of two random variables, marginal and conditional
distributions, independence of random varibles. Discrete Uniform,
Binomial, Geometric,Negative-binomial,Hypergeometric,Poission,
Uniform, beta, exponential , gamma, Cauchy, normal, and bivariate
normal distributions, Chebyshev's inequality. weak law of large
numbers and central limit theorem for independent and identically
distributed random variables with finite variance and its simple
applications.

2. Statistical Methods ( 25 % weight )
Concept of a statistical population and a sample, types of data,
presentation and summarization of data, measures of central
tendency, dispersion, skewness and kurtosis, measures of association
and contingency, correlation, rank correlation, correlation ratio,
simple and multiple linear regression, multiple and partial correlations
( for three variables only ) . Curve-fitting and principle of least
squares, concepts of random sample, parameter and statistic. Z and c2
( Chi-square) , t and F statistics and their applications .

3. Statistical Inference ( 25 % weight )
Concept of statistic and its sampling distribution. Point estimate of a
parameter. Concept of bias and standard error of an estimate .
Standard errors of sample mean and sample proportion. Sampling
distrubution (withoutproof) of mean of normal distribution.
Independence of sample mean and variance in random sampling from
a normal distribution (withoutproof).
Statistical Tests and interval Estimation : Null and alternative
hypotheses. Types of errors, p-values. Statement of Chi-square, t, and
F. statistics. Testing for the mean and variance of univariate normal
distribution, testing of equality of two means and testing of equality of
two variances of two independent univariate normal distributions.
Related confidence intervals. Testing for the significance of sample
correlation coefficient in sampling from bivariate normal distibution
and for the equality of means in sampling from bivariate normal
distribution.
Large sample tests : Use of central limit theorem for testing and its
applications to interval estimation of a single mean, a single
proportion, difference of two means and two proportions. Fisher's Ztransformation
and its uses. Pearson's Chi-square test for goodness of
fit. Contingency table and test of independence in a contingency table
Non-parametric tests : Sign test for univariate and bivariate
distrbutions, Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test, Run test, Median test, and
Spearman's rank correlation coefficient test.

4. Sampling theory, Design of Experiments and Quality Control
(25 % weight )
Sample Survery, Concepts of population and sample, need for
sampling, Census and sample survey, basic concepts in sampling
organizational aspects of survey sampling, Sample selection and
sample size . Some basic sampling methods- simple random sampling
(SRS) with and without replacement. Stratified random sampling.
Systematic Sampling. Ratio and regression methods of estimation
under SRS. Non sampling errors,
Analysis of varinace for one way and two-way classifications (with one
observation per cell). Fundamental principles of design. Basic designs
– CRD, RBD ,LSD and their analysis. Factorial designs - 2n (n £ 4)
designs, Main effects and interaction effects and confounding in 23
design ( complete confounding )
Concepts of quality and meaning of control. Different types of control
charts ( `X , R, p , np and c ). Sampling inspection-single and double
sampling plans for attributes. OC , ASN and ATI curves Concepts of
producer's and consumer's risks .

 

Zoology

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1. Cell structure and function
(1) Difference between Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell.
(2) Structure of animal cell.
(3) Structure and functions of the following cell organelles.
Plasma membrane, Golgi bodies, Mitochondria,
Endoplasmic reticulum Lysosome, Ribosomes.
(4) Cell cycle-mitosis, meiosis
(5) Structure of nucleus including nuclear membrane.
(6) Chromosomes - structure, type, structural and numerical
abnormalities.
(7) Gene mutations (spontaneous and artificial).
(8) DNA - Structure, replication, transcription and translation
(9) Recombinant DNA: Process and application
(10) DNA Finger printing - process and application.
(11) Sex determination in Drosophila and man.
(12) Sex linked inheritance in man-haemophilia and colour
blindness.

2. Systematics
(1) Classification of non-chordates (up to sub classes) giving
general features and examples of the following phyla -
Protozoa, Porifera, Coelenterata, Platyhelminthes,
Nematheliminthes, Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca,
Echinodermata, and Hemichordata.
(2) Structure; reprodution and life history of the following
types:
Amoeba, Monocystis, Plasmodium, Paramaecium, Sycon,
Obelia, Aurelia Fasciola, Taenia, Ascaris, Neanthes,
Pheretima, Hirudinia, Palaemon, Periplaneta, Unio, Pila,
Asterias and Balanoglossus.
(3) Classification of chordates up to orders, giving general
features and examples of the following:
urochordata, cephalochrordata, Agnatha, Gnathostomata-
Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves and Mammalia.
(4) Comparative functional anatomy of the following based on
type animals (Scoliodon, Rana, Uromastix. Columba and
Oryctolagus), integument and its derivatives, endoskeleton
(only limbs & girdles) digestive system, respiratory system,
circulatory system including heart and aortic arches,
urinogenital system, brain and sense organs (eye and ear),
endocrine glands (Pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal,
pancreas and gonads) their structure and function.

3. Vertebrate Physiology and Biochemistry
(1) Chemical composition of protoplasm, nature and function
of enzymes, vitamins, their sources and roles, Colloids and
hydrogen ion concentration, Biological oxidation, Electron
transport chain and role of ATP, glycolysis, citric acid cycle;
Vertebrate hormones - their type, sources and fucntions.
Pheromones and their role.
(2) Neuron and nerve impulse-conduction and transmission
across synapses, neurotrasmitters and their role, including
acetyl cholinesterase activity.
(3) Homeostasis, osmoregulation, active transport and ion
pump.
(4) Metabolism of lipids and proteins.

4. Embryology
(1) Gametogenesis, fertilization.
(2) Cleavage.
(3) Development upto gastrulation in frog and chick.
(4) Metamorphosis in frog.
(5) Retrogressive metamorphosis in ascidian.
(6) Extra-embryonic membranes in chick and mammal.
(7) Placentation in mammals.

5. Organic Evolution
(1) Origin of life
(2) Evidences and theories of organic evolution.
(3) Zoogeographical realms, insular fauna, geological eras.
(4) Evolution of man.

6. Ecology, Wildlife and Ethology
(1) Abiotic and biotic factors, concept of ecosystem, food chain
and energy flow, adaptation of aquatic, terrestrial and
aerial fauna, intra-and inter-specific animal relationships.
(2) Environmental pollution - Types, sources, causes, control
and prevention.
(3) Wildlife of India, endangered species of India, sanctuaries
and national parks of M.P.
(4) Biological rhythms.

7. Economic Zoology
(1) Beneficial and harmful insects including insect vectors of
human diseases.
(2) Industrial fish and fisheries.
(3) Non-poisonous and poisonous snakes of India.

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