Foundation Course – Part I – Revised FYBFM Syllabus 2016

Foundation Course – Part I – Revised FYBFM Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No.  Modules  No. of Lectures
 1  Overview of Indian Society  05
 2  Concept of Disparity- 1  10
 3  Concept of Disparity-2  10
 4  The Indian Constitution  10
 5  Significant Aspects of Political Processes  10
 Total  45

Foundation Course – Part I – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No. Modules / Units
 1  Overview of Indian Society
 Understand the multi-cultural diversity of Indian society through its demographic composition: population distribution according to religion, caste, and gender; Appreciate the concept of linguistic diversity in relation to the Indian situation; Understand regional variations according to rural, urban and tribal characteristics; Understanding the concept of diversity as difference
 2  Concept of Disparity- 1
 Understand the concept of disparity as arising out of stratification and inequality; Explore the disparities arising out of gender with special reference to violence against women, female foeticide (declining sex ratio), and portrayal of women in media;Appreciate the inequalities faced by people with disabilities and understand the issues of people with physical and mental disabilities
 3  Concept of Disparity- 2
 Examine inequalities manifested due to the caste system and inter-group conflicts arising thereof; Understand inter-group conflicts arising out of communalism; Examine the causes and effects of conflicts arising out of regionalism and linguistic differences
 4  The Indian Constitution
 Philosophy of the Constitution as set out in the Preamble; The structure of the Constitution-the Preamble, Main Body and Schedules; Fundamental Duties of the Indian Citizen; tolerance, peace and communal harmony as crucial values in strengthening the social fabric of Indian society; Basic features of the Constitution
 5  Significant Aspects of Political Processes
 The party system in Indian politics; Local self-government in urban and rural areas; the 73rd and 74th Amendments and their implications for inclusive politics; Role and significance of women in politics

Reference books for subject: Foundation Course – Part I

Foundation Course – Commercial Environment – Part I : ~ 
• Social and Economic Problems in India, Naseem Azad, R Gupta Pub ( 2011)
• Indian Society and Culture, Vinita Padey, Rawat Pub (2016)
• Social Problems in India, Ram Ahuja, Rawat Pub (2014)
• Faces of Feminine in Ancient , medivial and Modern India, Mandakranta Bose Oxford University Press
• National Humana rights commission- disability Manual
• Rural, Urban Migration : Trends, challenges & Strategies, S Rajagopalan, ICFAI- 2012
• Regional Inequilities in India Bhat L SSSRD- New Delhi
• Urbanisation in India: Challenges, Opportunities & the way forward, I J Ahluwalia, Ravi Kanbur, P K Mohanty, SAGE Pub ( 2014)
• The Constitution of India, P M Bakshi 2011
• The Problems of Linguistic States in India, Krishna Kodesia Sterling Pub
• Politics in India: structure, Process and Policy SubrataMitra, Rouutlege Pub
• Politics in India, Rajani Kothari, Orient Blackswan
• Problems of Communilism in india, Ravindra Kumar Mittal Pub Combating communalism in India: Key to National Integration, KawalKishor Bhardwaj, Mittal Pub


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