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Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Psychology

Psychology Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 PAPER – I Foundations of Psychology 1. Introduction: Definition of Psychology; Historical antecedents of Psychology and trends in the 21st century; Psychology and scientific methods; Psychology in relation to other social sciences and natural sciences; Application of Psychology to societal problems. 2. Methods of Psychology: Types of research:… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Political Science

Political Science Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Political Theory and Indian Politics 1.Politicaltheory meaning and ap-proaches 2.Theories of the state: Liberal, Neoliberal, Marxist, Pluralist, Post-colonial and feminist. 3.Justice: Conceptions of justice with special reference to Rawl’s theory of justice and its communitarian critiques. 4.Equality: Social, political and economic;relationship between equality and freedom; Affirmative action.… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Physics

Physics Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 PAPER – I 1.Mechanics of Particles: Laws of motion; conservation of energy and momentum, applications to rotating frames, cent r ipetal and Cor iol is accelerat ions; Motion under a central force; Conservation of angular momentum, Kepler’s laws; Fields and potentials; Gravitational field and potential due to spherical… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Philosophy

Philosophy Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I History and Problems of Philosophy 1. Plato and Aristotle: Ideas; Substance; Form and Matter; Causation; Actuality and Potentiality. 2. Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz): Cartesian Method and Certain Knowledge; Substance; God; Mind-Body Dualism; Determinism and Freedom. 3. Empiricism (Locke, Berkeley, Hume): Theory of Knowledge; Substance and Qualities; Self… Read More »

Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Medical Science

Medical Science Syllabus for IAS Main Examination 2014 Paper-I 1. Human Anatomy: Applied anatomy including blood and nerve supply of upper and lower limbs and joints of shoulder, hip and knee. Gross anatomy, blood supply and lymphatic drainage of tongue, thyroid, mammary gland, stomach, liver, prostate, gonads and uterus Applied anatomy of diaphragm, perineum and… Read More »