Detailed Exam Syllabus of Kerala PSC Lecturer in Political Science Examination with Category no. 591/2012 on August 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.

Post Name: Lecturer in Political Science.
Category Number: 591/2012.
Department: Collegiate Education.
Examination Date: 08/08/2014 Friday 07.30 AM to 09.15 AM.

Mode of Examination:
An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Kerala PSC Lecturer in Political Science Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus


Part I: Modern Political Thought

Module I: Contratualists
Thomas Hobbes : Metrialist, Absolutist and Individualism in Hobbesian Political Philosophy.
John Docke : Liberal and Revolutionay Thinker.
J.J.Rousseau : Critique of Civil Society, theory of General will.

Module II Utilitarians
Jermy Bentham : Principle of Utility
J.S.Mill : Ideas on Liberty and Representative Government.

Module III Idealists
G.F.Hegel : Dialectics and State
T.H.Green : State and Freedom.

Module IV Socialists
Karl Marx : Critical apprisal of Marxism.
V.L.Lenin : Ideas on Imperialism and party organisation.

Module V Modern Marxist Thinker
Gramsci : Ideas on Hegemony and Civil Society.

Modern Liberal Thinker
John Ranks : Justice and Liberaism.

Part II: Indian Government and Politics

Module I: Caste/Class Structure in the Indian Society and Polity.
Module II: Constituent Assembly: An analysis.
Module III: Relevance of Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy.
Module IV: Dynamics of Federalism: Centre-State Relations.
Module V: Working of Government
A) Functions and role of Union and State Legislatures.
B) Functions and role of Union and State Executives.
C) Role of Judiciay- Judiciary and Social Change – Judicial Reforms.
Module VI: Issues in Indian Politics
A) Secularism – Theory and Practice.
B) Communalism, Regionalism, Socio-economic imbalance and its impact on marginalized sections.
C) Criminalization of politics.

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Kerala PSC Lecturer in Political Science Exam Syllabus


Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 18/07/2014.







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