Syllabus for APSC CCE Prelims
- STATICS:Coplaner and multi planer system free body diagrams, centroid second moment of plane figure force and funicular polygons, principle of virtual work suspension systems and cetenary.
- DYNAMICS:Units and dimensions, Gravitational and absolute system, MKS & S.I. Unit.
- KINEMATICS:Rectilinear and Curvilinear motion, Relative motion, Instantaneous centre.
- KINETICS:Mass moment of inertia, simple harmonic motion, momentum and impulse equations of motion of rigid body rotating about a fixed axis. STRENGTH OF MATERIALS :Homogeneous and isotropic media, stress and strain elastic constants, tension and compression in one direction, reveted and welded joints. Compound stresses: Principal stresses and principal straints, simple theories of failure. Bending moments and shear forced diagrams. Theory of bending, shear stress distribution in cross section of beams Deflection of beams. Analysis of laminated beams and non-prismatic structures. Theories of columns, middle-third and middle-fourth rules. Three pinned arch analysis of simple frames, Torsion of shafts combined bending direct and torsonal stresses in shafts. Strain energy in elastic deformation, impact fatique and creep.
- SOIL MECHANICS:Origin of soils, classification void ratio, Moisture content permeability, Compaction.. Seepage; Construction of flow nets, Determination of shear strength parameters for different drainage and stress conditions- Triaxial, unconfined and direct shear tests. Earth pressure theories - Rankine’s and coulomb’s analytical and graphical methods, stability of slops. Soil consolidation - Terzaghi’s theory for one dimensional consolidation, rate of settlement and ultimate settlement, effective stress pressure distribution in soils, soil stabilization. Foundations- Bearing capacity of footings, Piles, Wells, Sheets piles.
- FLUID MECHANICS :Properties of fluids. Fluid Statics -- Pressure at a point force on plane and curved surface, buoyancy stability of floating and submerged bodies, dynamics of fluid flow, Laminar and turbulent flow, equation of continuity energy and momentum equation, Bernoullis theorem, cavitation, Velocity, potential and steam functions, rotational, irrotational flow, vortices, flow net, Fluid flow measurement.. Dimentional analysis : Units and dimensions - non-dimensional numbers, Buck-inggham’s pi-theorem, principles of similitude and application. Viscous flow : Flow between static plate and circular tubes boundary layer concepts: drag and lift. Incompressible flow through pipe : Laminar and turbulent flow, critical velocity, friction loses, loss due to sudden enlargement and contraction energy grade lines. Open Channel flow - uniform and non-uniform flows, specific energy and critical depth, gradually varied flow furface profiles, standing wave flume, surges and waves.
- SURVEYING:General principles, sign convention surveying instruments and their adjustment, recording of survey observations, plotting of maps and sections, errors and their adjustments. Measurement of distances, directions and heights, correction to measure length and barrings, correction for local attractions, measurement of horizontal and vertical angles, levelling operations, refraction and curvature corrections, Chain and compass survey, therdolite and techeometric traversing, traverse computation; plane table survey, solution of two and three points problems, contour surveying, setting out direction and grades & type of curves, setting out of curves and excavation lines for building foundations.
Unit - I (Ancient India) : (i)Indus Valley Civilisation - Origin, Extent and Principal features. (ii) Political, Social and Economic life of the Rigvedic, Aryans, Vedic Culture. (iii)Budhism, Jainism, Bhagabatism and Brahminism. (iv)Magadhan Ascendancy. (v)Shandragupta Maurya and Ashoka : Maurya Administration, Downfall of the Mourya Empire. (vi)The Sungas, The Kanvas, The Kushanas, The Sakas, The Satavahana. (vii)Samudra Gupta and Chandra Gupta-II, Gupta Golden Age. (viii)The Pushyabhuties, The Moukharis, The Kingdoms of Kamrupa and Gauda. (ix)The Chalukyas, The Pallavas, The Rastrakutas. (x)The Rajputs and their different clans. (xi)The Tripartie struggle between Palas, Pratiharas and the Rastrakutas. (xii)The Arab invasion of Sind (India) (xiii)Sultan Mahmud and Muhammad of Ghor.
Unit - II (The Period of the Delhi Sultanate) : (i)The foundation of Muslim rule in India under the Slave dynasty Qutubuddin, Iltutmis and Raziya. (ii)The Khilijis and their bid for imperialism, Alauddin as conqueror and Administrator. (iii)Mahammad Bin Tughlog and Firuz Tughloq. (iv)The Bahmani and Vijoynagar Kingdoms of the South.
Unit - III (Mughal Empire in India): (i) India on the eve of Babur’s invasion. (ii)Mughal : Afgan contest for Empire in India (1526, 1556) (iii)Akbar : Character and achievement policy towards the Rajputs. (iv)Jahangir and Sahjahan. (v)Auragjeb’s character and policy : relating with Rajputs, Marathas and Sikhs. (vi)Decline of the Mughal Empire.
Unit - IV (Modern India) : (i)The advent of Europeans in India, Cause of British success and French failure. (ii)The East India Company. (iii)The Battle of Plassey and British Ascendancy in Bengal. (iv)Clive and Warren Hastings. (v)Lord Cornwallis to Lord Hastings, Anglo-Maratha and Anglo-Mysore relations. The Autonomous State of Assam and Punjab. (vi)Establishment of British Ascendancy under Wellesley and Lord Hastings. (vii) Lord Amherst to Dalhousie : Expansion of British Dominion in the north-east and northwest (1824-1856). (viii) Revolt of 1957 Nature, Causes and Effects. (ix) Lord Lytton : Reactionary legislations. (x) Lord Ripon : Popular measures, Ilbert Bill, controversy. (xi) Political awakening and birth of Indian National Congress (1885) : Programme and Method till 1907. (xii) Lord Curzon and partition of Bengal - effects, rise of extremism in India. (xiii) The Indian National Congress (1907-1914) (xiv) Emergence of M.K. Gandhi in India, politics - World War-I and India, Non Co-operation and Khilafat Movement. (xv) Constitutional developments and Round Table Conferences. (xvi) Inauguration of Provincial Autonomy and Congress Ministries. xvii) World War-II and resignation of Congress Ministries. xviii) India’s National Struggle till the attainment of freedom, Cripps Mission, Quit India Movement, K.N.A. Cabinet Mission, Mount Batten Plan, the Indian Independence Act (1947).
PART - I
- Meaning, definition and scope of education.
- Aims of education-individual, social, liberal and vocational education in a democracy.
- School and community - their relation, functions and responsibilities.
- Curriculum, Definition and types, Defects, principles of curriculum construction. Corelation of studies-
- Importance of curriculur activities in school.
- Discipline - Definition, Importance of discipline in education, Relation between freedom and discipline,
- Reward and punishment in school.
- Theories of play - Importance of play in education.
- Educational for national integration and international understanding.
PART - II
- Psychology - meaning and definition, importance of educational psychology, scope and methods of educational psychology.
- Physical basis of mental life - reaptors, effectors and central nervous system - sensation, perception and conception.
- Needs, drives and motives.
- Emotions and instincts - their importance in education.
- Habits and their formation.
- Learning - theories and laws of learning, motivation in learning.
- Attention and interest - their importance in education.
- Intelligence - its meaning, nature, stanford, Bint- Intelligence tests.
- Statistics in education - Mean, medium and mode calculation of quartile deviation and standard deviation, Calculation of co-efficient of corelation by rank difference method.
PART - IIIHISTORY OF EDUCATION
- Charter Act of 1813. Maculay’s minute and Lord Bentinks resolution of 1835.
- Woods Despatch of 1854 - its impact of Indian Education.
- Indian Education Commission of 1882 - Primary and Secondary Education.
- Lord Curzon’s Educational Policy on Secondary and University Education.
- Resolution of 1913.
- Hartog Committees report of 1929.
- Wardha Scheme of Education 1937.
- Introduction of primary education in Assam - problems in its implementation.
- Adult Education Programme - its meaning and scope. Problem in the implementation of the programme and their solutions.
- Educational Policy of 1986.
- Physical Anthropology: (a)Basic concepts: Mammal, Primate, Modern apes, Human evolution, Genetics, Heredity, Race. (b)Man’s place in the animal kingdom, Human skeleton, Fossil evidence of human evolution, Racial criteria, Major races, Racial classification, Racial elements in India.
- Prehistory : (a)Basic concepts: Artifact, Industry, Culture, Civilization. (b) Plaistocene environment: Ice Age, Tool families Method of tool making, Palaeolithic, Masolithic and Neolithic culture, Metal Age culture.
- Social and Cultural Anthropology: (a) Basic concepts: Society, Culture, Marriage, Family, Lineage, Clean, Kinship, Tribe, Caste, Subsistence economy, Magic, Religion, Culture Change acculturation, Evolution and Diffusion. (b)Characteristic features of folk / primitive society: Forms and regulation of marriage, Types and functions of family, Food collection, Pastoralism and agriculture, Divination spell and prayer, Anisism and animatism, Totemism, Taboo.
Nature, Scope and Methods of Sociology.
Basic concepts : Society, Community, Institutions, Associations, Folkways, Mores, Norms, Value, Status, Role, Social Structure and Functions, Social Systems and Social Organisation.
Social Groups : Concepts of Primary, Secondary and Reference groups.
Marriage, Family and Kinship. Types and Functions Changes.
Religion : Meaning and Origin, Functions and place of religion in modern society.
Social Stratification : Caste, Class and Estate, Functional and conflict explanations, Social mobility - Concept and pattern.
Social Processes : Conflicts, Cooperation and Competition assimilation.
Culture, Concept, Elements of Culture, Culture and Civilization, Cultural Lag, Culture and Personality, Cultural relativism, Factors and Theories of Cultural Changes.
Social Control : Meaning Agencies, Custom, Law and Religion.
Special Change : Meaning, Patterns of Change, Factors of Change, Technological and Cultural.