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M.A Social Work

Department of Social Work
University of Kashmir

P.G Entrance Examination Syllabus for the Session 2013

Note: The syllabus prescribed for the entrance test has been divided into fifteen units. Each unit carries a weightage of four marks. Paper setters are required to set four multiple choice type questions with only one correct or most appropriate answer separately for each unit, giving uniform representation to the whole syllabus contained therein.
Unit 1
Current Affairs

Unit 2
General Mental Ability.

Unit 3
Sports Events
International Organizations: United Nations; South Asian Association for Regional
Cooperation; Non Aligned Movement; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; International Monetary Fund

Unit 4
Books and Authors- Recent
Inventions and Discoveries

Unit 5 General Science (X level)
Universe and Solar System; Units of Measurement;
Human Body; Food and Nutrition
Vitamins; Hormones; Diseases

Unit 6 Geography (X Level)
Natural Regions of world; Soil; Climate; Seasons; Temperature
Mountains; Oceans; Lakes; Rivers; Earthquake; Rain
Population of India: Distribution, Composition Growth and Migration
Natural Resources: Renewable and Non-Renewable

Unit 7 Indian Constitution
Preamble; Citizenship; Fundamental Rights; Directive Principles of State Policy; Fundamental Duties; Article 370
Constitutional context of Indian Administration; The President, Prime Minister; Governor; Chief Minister; Planning Commission; Finance Commission; Election Commission; Supreme Court; High Court

Unit 8 Basic Concepts
State; Sovereignty, Citizenship, Nation; Rule of Law; Bureaucracy; Panchayati Raj Democracy; Monarchy; Oligarchy Aristocracy; Party System; Forms of Government Federal & Unitary

Unit 9 Indian History
Mughal Period
Indian Freedom Struggle

Unit 10 Famous Personalities and their Role
Mother Teresa
Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru
Baba Amte
B R Ambedkar

Unit 11 Social Reform Movements
Aligarh Movement
Civil Rights Movement

Unit 12 Society
Community; Association; Norms & Values; Social Change; Family; Religion
Status and Role
Fertility; Mortality and Migration

Unit 13 Weaker Sections and related issues
Women and Children
Aged and Disabled
Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Class

Unit 14 Developmental programmes in India
Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS); National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA); Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY); Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan,(SSA) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)

Unit 15 Social and Environmental Issues
Slums; Unemployment; Poverty; Population Explosion; Drug Abuse; Poverty; Corruption
Environmental Education: Climatic Change; Pollution; Global Warming.