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Central Universities Common Entrance Test [CUCET] 2019

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About CUCET 2019 examination:

The Common University Common Entrance Test is commonly referred to as CUCET. The Universities of Tamil Nadu, Jammu, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Haryana, Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan jointly conducts this entrance exam, available for students across India. The test is apt for candidates willing to gain admission into the graduate-level, PG-Level and Ph.D. level course at the above-mentioned Universities.

Date of Exam   28/04/2019   to  29/04/2019

Date of Examination 28 April 2019
Time of Examination 9:00 AM
Examination Fees Rs.Genarel - 850 sc/st 450
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD)
  • 10 +2 or equivalent examination
Starting date of registration 19 February 2019
Last date of registration 26 March 2019
CUCET 2019 Exam Syllabus:

CUCET Physics syllabus:

  • Measurement: Dimensional analysis and error estimation, dimensional compatibility and significant figures.
  • Motion in one dimension: Average velocity, instantaneous velocity, one-dimensional motion with constant accelerations, freely falling bodies.
  • Laws of Motion: Force and inertia, Newton's laws of motion, and their significance
  • Motion in two dimensions: Projectile motion, uniform circular motion, tangential and radial acceleration in curve-linear motion, relative motion and relative acceleration.
  • Work, Power and Energy: Work done by a constant and variable forces, kinetic and potential energy, power, Conservative and non conservative forces, conservation of energy, gravitational energy, work energy theorem, potential energy stored in a spring.
  • Linear Momentum & collisions: Linear momentum & impulse, conservation of linear momentum for two particle system, collisions, collision in one dimension, collision in two dimension, rocket propulsion.
  • Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis: Angular velocity and angular acceleration, rotational kinematics, rotational motion with constant angular acceleration relationship between angular and linear quantities, rotational energy, moment of inertia for a ring, rod, spherical shell, sphere and plane lamina, torque and angular acceleration, work and energy in rotational motion, rolling motion of a solid sphere and cylinder
  • Gravitation: Gravitational field, Kepler's laws and motion of planets, planetary and satellite motion, geostationary satellite.
  • Oscillatory motion: Harmonic motion, oscillatory motion of mass attached to a spring, kinetic & potential energy, Time Period of a simple pendulum, comparing simple and harmonic motion with uniform circular motion, forced oscillations, damped oscillations and resonance.
  • Mechanics of solids and fluids: States of matter young's modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity, variations of pressure with depth, Buoyant forces and Archimedes principle, Pascal's law, Bernoulli's theorem and its application, surface energy, surface tension, angle of contact, capillary rise, coefficient of viscosity, viscous force, terminal velocity, Stoke's law, stream line motion, Reynold's numbers.
  • Heat and thermodynamics: First law of thermodynamics, specific heat of an ideal gas at constant volume and constant pressure, relation between them, thermodynamics process (reversible, irreversible, isothermal, adiabatic), second law of thermodynamics, concept of entropy and concept of absolute scale, efficiency of a Carnot engine, thermal conductivity, Newton's law of cooling, black body radiation, Wien's displacement law, Stefan's law.
  • Wave: Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave, newton's formula for longitudinal waves, propagation of sound waves in air, effect of temperature and pressure on velocity of sound, Laplace's correction, Principle of superposition, formation of standing waves, standing waves in strings and pipes, beats, Doppler's effect.
  • Electrostatics: Coulomb's law, electric field and potential due to point charge, dipole and its field along the axis and perpendicular to axis, electric flux, Gauss's theorem and its applications to find the field due to infinite sheet of charge, and inside the hallow conducting sphere, capacitance, parallel plate capacitor with air and dielectric medium between the Plates, series and parallel combination of capacitors, energy of a capacitor, displacement currents.
  • Current Electricity: Concept of free and bound electrons, drift velocity and mobility, electric current, Ohm's law, resistivity, conductivity, temperature dependency of resistance, resistance in series and parallel combination, Kirchoff’s law and their application to network of resistances, principle of potentiometer, effect of temperature on resistance and its application.
  • Magnetic Effect of Current: Magnetic field due to current, Biot-Savart's law, magnetic field due to solenoid, motion of charge in a magnetic field, force on a current carrying conductors and torque on current loop in a magnetic field, magnetic flux, forces between two parallel current carrying conductors, moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter and voltmeter.
  •  The magnetization of substance due to orbital and spin motions of electrons, magnetic moment of atoms, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, earth's magnetic field and its components and their measurement.
  • Electromagnetic induction: Induced e.m.f., Faraday's laws, Lenz's law, electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction, B-H curve, hysisteresis loss and its importance, eddy currents.
  • Ray Optics and optical instruments: Sources of light, luminous intensity,luminous flux, illuminance, photometry, wave nature of light, Huygen's theory for propagation of light and rectilinear propagation of light, reflection of light , total internal reflection, reflection and refraction at spherical surfaces, focal length of a combination of lenses, spherical and chromatic aberration and their removal, refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism, simple and compound microscope, reflecting and refracting telescope, magnifying power and resolving power.
  • Wave Optics: Coherent and incoherent sources of light, interference, young's double slit experiment diffraction due to a single slit, linearly polarized light, Polaroid.
  • Modern Physics: Photo-electric equation, matter waves, quantization, Planck's hypothesis, Bohr's model of hydrogen atom and its spectra, ionisation potential, Rydberg constant, solar spectrum and Fraunhofer lines, fluorescence and phosphorescence, X-Rays and their productions, characteristic and continuous spectra. Nuclear Instability, radioactive decay laws, Emission of ?, ?, ? rays, Mass - defect, Mass Energy equivalence, Nuclear Fission Nuclear Reactors, Nuclear Fusion. Classification of conductors, Insulators and semiconductors on the basis of energy bands in solids, PN junction, PN Diode, junction Transistors, Transistor as an amplifier and Oscillator. Principles of Logic Gates ( AND, OR and NOT ) Analog Vs Digital communication, Difference between Radio and television, Signal propagation, Principle of LASER and MASER, Population Inversion, Spontaneous and stimulated Emission.

CUCET Chemistry syllabus:

  • Atomic Structure: Bohr's concept. Quantum numbers, Electronic configuration, molecular orbital theory for homonuclear molecules, Pauli's exclusion principle.
  • Chemical Bonding: Electrovalency, co-valency, hybridization involving s,p and d orbitals hydrogen bonding.
  • Redox Reactions: Oxidation number, oxidising and reducing agents, balancing of equations
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics: Equilibrium constant (for gaseous system only) Le Chaterlier's principle, ionic equilibrium, Ostwald's dilution law, hydrolysis, pH and buffer solution, solubility product, common-ion effect, rate constant and first order reaction.
  • Acid - Base Concepts: Bronsted Lowry & Lewis.
  • Electrochemistry: Electrode potential and electro-chemical series
  • Catalysis: Types and applications.
  • Colloids: Types and preparation, Brownian movement, Tyndall effect, coagulation and peptization
  • Colligative Properties of Solution: Lowering of vapour pressure, Osmotic pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point, determination of molecular weight.
  • Periodic Table: Classification of elements on the basis of electronic configuration, properties of s,p and d block elements, ionization potential, electronegativity & electron affinity.
  • Preparation and Properties of the following: Hydrogen peroxide. copper sulphate, silver nitrate, plaster of paris, borax, Mohr's salt, alums, white and red lead, microcosmic salt and bleaching powder, sodium thiosulphate.
  • Thermochemistry: Exothermic & endothermic reactions Heat of reaction, Heat of combustion & formation, neutralisation, Hess's law
  • General Organic Chemistry: Shape of organic compounds, Inductive effect, mesomeric effect, electrophiles & nucleophiles,
  • Reaction intermediates: carboniumion, carbanions & free radical, Types of organic reactions, Cannizzaro Friedel Craft, Perkin, Aldol condensation.
  • Isomerism: Structural, Geometrical & Optical IUPAC: Nomenclature of simple organic compounds
  • Polymers: Addition & condensation polymers
  • Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides
  • Preparation and Properties of the Followings: Hydrocarbons, monohydric alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, monocarboxylic acids, primary amines, benzene, nitrobenzene, aniline, phenol, benzaldehyde, benzoic acid, Grignard Reagent.
  • Solid State: Structure of simple ionic compounds, Crystal imperfections (point defects only), Born-Haber cycle
  • Petroleum: Important industrial fractions, cracking, octane number, anti knocking compounds.

CUCET Mathematics syllabus:

  • Algebra: Sets relations & functions, De-Morgan's Law, Mapping Inverse relations, Equivalence relations, Peano's axioms, Definition of rationals and integers through equivalence relation, Indices and surds, Solutions of simultaneous and quadratic equations, A.P., G.P. and H.P., Special sums i.e. ?n2 and ?n3 (n?N ), Partial fraction, Binomial theorem for any index, exponential series, Logarithm and Logarithmic series. Determinants and their use in solving simultaneous linear equations, Matrices, Algebra of matrices, Inverse of a matrix, Use of matrix for solving equations.
  • Probability: Definition, Dependent and independent events, Numerical problem on addition and multiplication, theorem of probability
  • Trigonometry: Identities, Trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, Inverse function, Complex numbers and their properties, Cube roots of unity, De-Moivre's theorem.
  • Co-ordinate Geometry: Pair of straight lines, Circles, General equation of second degree, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, tracing of conics.
  • Calculus: Limits & continuity of functions, Differentiation of function of function, tangents & normal, Simple examples of Maxima & Minima, Indeterminate forms, Integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integral, application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of sphere, cone and cylinder. Differential equations of first order and of first degree.
  • Vectors: Algebra of vectors, scalar and vector products of two and three vectors and their applications.
  • Dynamics: Velocity, composition of velocity, relative velocity, acceleration, composition of accelerations, Motion under gravity, Projectiles, Laws of motion, Principles of conservation of momentum and energy, direct impact of smooth bodies.
  • Statics: Composition of coplanar, concurrent and parallel forces moments and couples resultant of set of coplanar forces and condition of equilibrium, determination of centroid in simple cases, Problems involving friction.

CUCET Biology Syllabus:

(a) Zoology

Origin of Life: Oparin's theory, Miller's Experiment, Viruses - structure, properties, distribution, classification and pathogenesis (Eg. AIDS, CANCER), Viroids & Prions, Biotic balance.

Organic Evolution: Relationship among organisms and Evidences of organic Evolution - Principles of Evolution - Lamarkism, Darwinism and Speciation.

Mechanism of Organic Evolution: Variations - Definition, causes and types, Mutations (Principles of Hugo de'veries), Role of mutations in speciation. Evolution through ages and human evolution

Human Genetics and Eugenics: Human hereditary traits, study of Twins, A.B.O. blood groups and their inheritance, Rh-factor, Sex determination. Chromosomal aberrations, Important human syndromes, Sex linked characters and their inheritance, Applied Genetics - eugenics, euthenics, euphenics & I.Q. Test.

Applied Biology: Wild life of India - Endangered species: Biosphere Reserves, National Parks and sanctuaries, Project Tiger, Conservation of wild life, Bio-energy, Poultry, Fisheries (edible fishes), Human Population, Population explosion, problems & control. Test - Tube babies, & Amniocentasis, Application of Biotechnology in human welfare. Human Aging

Mammalian Anatomy (Eg. Rabbit): Reproductive system (excluding embryonic development) Osteology, structure and organization of different systems.

(b) Animal Physiology:

Animal Nutrition: Food, Balanced diet, Nutritional imbalances and deficiency diseases, Digestion, Absorption, Assimilation of food, (comparison between human and Rabbit).

Animal Excretion and Osmoregulation: Chemical nature of excretory products in various animals, Physiology of excretion, Function of liver and kidney (Homeostatic regulatory functions of kidneys), Formation of urine, Osmoregulation by kidneys.

Respiratory system: Exchange and transport of gases (O2 and Co2) factors affecting O2 and Co2 transport, Cellular respiration, different lung volumes, breathing and sound production.

Nervous systems: Central, autonomic and peripheral nervous system, Receptors, Effectors, Reflexaction. Nature and conduction of Nerve- impulses, Synapse, Sense organs - Structure & working of Eye & Ear, Biochemistry of vision and taste buds.

Endocrine System: Different endocrine glands and Hormones - definition, types, characteristics and their functions, (in relation to human beings), Hormonal disorders and pheromones.

Circulatory System: Circulation of body fluids- Blood and lymph, Open and closed vascular systems, Structure and working physiology of Heart, Comparison between arteries and veins, Lymphatic system.

Animal Diversity: Classification of Animal kingdom (Based on Storar & Eusinger), Chracteristic feature of different phyla and classes with examples.

(c) Detailed studies of followings:

(1) Protozoa

  • Amoeba- Habit & Habitat, structure, locomotion, reproduction, Osmoregulation, Parastic amoebae - Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba gengivalis, structure, diseases caused by them and their control measures.
  • Plasmodium vivax-life-cycle, malaria therapy and control.
  • Protozoan and diseases
  • (2) Porifera: A simple sponge ( Leucosolenia); Detailed study of structure & physiology, Sponge industry.
  • (3) Coelenterata: Hydra - Habit and Habitat, morphology, tissue differentiation in relation to physiological division of labour and regeneration.
  • (4) Aschelminthes: Ascaris- morphology, life-cycle, therapy and control.
  • (5) Annelida: Pheretima posthuma - Bionomics and economic importance.
  • (6) Arthropoda: (Periplanata): Structure- external and internal.
  • (d)Comparison between Periplanata and Blatta.
  • Housefly & Mosquito: structure and life – cycle
  • Economic importance of insets & their control.

(e) Botany

  • Plant Cell: Structure & functions electron microscopic structured mitochondria, Plastids centrosomes. Lysosomes, microsomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Nucleus, Golgibodes, D.N.A & R.N.A. Cytoplasm, membranes and cell wall.
  • Protoplasm: structure, components physical and chemical properties. Cell divison (formation) - free cell formation, Amitosis & Meosis, Duplication of D.N.A.
  • Ecology: Ecological factors (atmospheric, edaphic, climatic, geological & biotic factors). Ecosystem: Structure, components of ecosystem eg. Water soluble minerals and gases, producers consumers, decomposers, Pond and forest ecosystem. Atmospheric pollution-causes and control, Types of pollution - Detergents, chemicals automobile exhaust, Radioactive matter, Smog, sound, Pesticides.
  • Genetics: Mendalism, Mendals experiment and law of inheritance. Modern Classification of plant kingdom- (according to Ostwald & Tippo) (outline).
  • Seeds in angiospermic plants: description of development of angiospermic plants (life history of angiospermic plants).
  • Fruits: Dispersal of fruits and seeds
  • Cell differentiation Plant Tissue: Meristimatic classification of meritimatic & permanet tissue and functions and classification of tissue system.
  • Anatomy of Root, stem and leaf: difference between dicot and Monocot stem. Secondary growth of stem and root. Anatomy of hydrophytes, Xeophytes & Mesophytes.

(f) Important phylums:

  • Algae: Habitat, general characters & uses, description of ulothrix & spirogyra.
  • Bacteria: structure - types of nutrition, reproduction and economic importance.
  • Fungi: structure description of Rhizopus and yeast and their economic importance, Fermentation.
  • Broyophyta: structure and economic importance, description of funaria (Moss)
  • Pteridophyta: general structures of pteridophytes description of fern (Droypteris) General study of gymnosperms and life history of cycas. Classification of angiospermn, Description of families - identification and economic importance Cruciferae, Malvaceae, Leguminosae, compositeae, cucurbitaceae.
  • Soil: Absorption of water through root hairs osmosis, Translocation and Root pressure Nitrogen cycle. Special modes of nutrition in plants (Autotrophic, heterotrophic, Parasites, saprophytes, Symbionts insectivorous and their ecological relation.
  • Photosynthesis: Chloroplast, light, chlorophyll and Carbon dioxide, Mechanism of photosynthesis formation of A.T.P. and their functions and importance of photosynthesis. Transpiration: factors and importance, Mechanism of opening and closing of stomata. Respiration: aerobic, anaerobic respiration, mechanism of respiration (Glycolysis, Kreb's cycle, E.T.S.) Growth & movement: definition of growth, Region of growth & their measurements, types of movements in plants, Growth harmone.

CUCET syllabus for B.Ed:

  • Sec A: General awareness is compulsory for all (25)
  • Sec B: Teaching Aptitude is also compulsory for all (35)

  • Sec C: Exercise of the choice of the group according to his/her eligibility qualifications is the responsibility of the candidate. The candidate appearing for the B.Ed entrance test will have to choose only one group and will have no option to change his subject group if once allotted. Choosing subject group not commensurating with eligibility will disqualify the candidature at any stage. Choice once exercised is final. All the questions will be based on under graduate level of concerned subjects as per UGC(http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_notices.aspx?id=1077)

The subjects offered for section C are:

  • Social Science (40) (history, geography, political science, economics)
  • Language (40) (English, Hindi, Sanskrit)
  • Physical Science and Mathematics (40) (physics, chemistry, mathematics)
  • Life Sciences (40)(botany, zoology)

CUCET syllabus for L.L.M Master of Law (L.L.M) Tribal & Customary Law:

  • The syllabus for L.L.M Master of Law (L.L.M) Tribal & Customary Law as prescribed by the University is available onhttp://cucet16.co.in/PDF/PGSyllabus/PGQP02.pdf
  • CUCET syllabus for M.A. (Education) Education M.Ed:
  • Education & Philosophy: Nature & Meaning of Education, Relationship between Philosophy & Education
  • Major Philosophies of Education: Naturalism; Idealism; Pragmatism
  • Educational Thinkers & their Contribution in developing Principles of Education: M. K. Gandhi: Basic Education; Tagore, John Dewey: Learning by doing,  
  • Culture & Social Change: Concept & Dimensions of Culture; Relationship between Culture & Education with special reference to conservative and creativity roles; Concept of social change and Roles of Education for social change.
  • Psychology & Educational Psychology: Nature & Meaning of Psychology; Nature, Meaning and functions of Educational Psychology.
  • Learning & Motivation: Concept of learning & Motivation; Factors of influencing learning – Personal & Environmental, Techniques of enhancing learner’s motivation; S?R Theory of Learning (Thorndike), Classical conditioning (Pavlov), Operant Conditioning theory of learning (Skinner) and Gestalt theory of Learning (Kohler et al), Cognitive theory (Piaget), Social development theory (Vygotsky), Behaviourism, Constructivism and Eclectic approach
  • Growth and Development: Concept, Stages of development, Role of hereditary and environment in the development of individual
  • Intelligence: Nature & Meaning, Measurement of Intelligence – Concept of I.Q, Verbal, Non? verbal & Performance tests; Two?factor Theory (Spearman); Multifactor Theory (Thurston); Structure of intellect (Guilford), Multiple Intelligence (Gardner)
  • Personality: Meaning & nature and Development of Personality – biological & socio?culture determinant a brief overview of Trait?theory of Personality (Allport), Factor?theory of Personality (Cattell), Psycho analytical theory of Personality (Freud), Maslow’s hierarchy of needs    and their Educational implication
  • Current issues: Universalization of Elementary Education with special reference to Sarva Siksha Abhyan; Education of children with special needs, Women’s Education, Education of Weaker Sections, Right to Education Act 2009
  • Teaching Process: Concept of teaching; Characteristics & Functions of teaching; Principles & Maxims of teaching
  • Techniques of Teacher?Preparation: Microteaching  ? Nature & Meaning, Main proposition, Phases, Steps, Merits & Limitations; Simulated  ?  Nature & Meaning,    Teaching Role Play, Advantages & Limitations; Programmed learning? Meaning & Characteristics, Learning  ? Principles & Development of the Programmed instructions. ? Types. ? Merits & Demerits.
  • Taxonomy of Educational Objectives & Lesson Planning: Bloom’s Taxonomy of instructional objectives: ? Cognitive, Affective & Psychomotor domains; Meaning & Significance of lesson planning, Preparation of Lesson planning, Lesson plan in constructivist approach
  • Methods of teaching: Play Way Method; Project Method; Discussion method, Heuristic Method, Activity method, Cooperative learning.
  • ICT: Basics in ICT, Multimedia approach, Use of ICT in teaching learning process
  • Assessment: Concept of CCE, Grading, Achievement test, Blue print, diagnostic test, Quantitative analysis, Descriptive statistics, Qualitative analysis.
  • CUCET syllabus for English and comparative Literature English Studies:
  • History of English and Indian Literatures: General trends
  • Literary Terms: Allegory, ballad, blank verse, comedy, connotation and denotation, dissociation of sensibility, dramatic monologue, elegy, enlightenment, epic, fancy and imagination, free verse, imitation, intentional fallacy, meter, motif, ode, onomatopoeia, paradox, plot, point of view, satire, soliloquy, sonnet, tragedy, wit etc.
  • Literary Genres: Fiction and non?fiction (traditional and modern classification); autobiography, biography, diary, drama, essay, novel, poetry, prose, short story etc; types and sub?types.  
  • Comparative Literature: Definition, scope, aims and objectives; key terms, literary historiography, myth, motif etc.  
  • Literary trends and literary movements: Aestheticism, modernism and post?modernism, mysticism, naturalism, progressivism, realism, revolutionary literature, romanticism.  
  • Elementary knowledge of famous authors and texts: From Indian, Western and Classical literature.  
  • Awareness of current literary trends, events, activities, awards etc.
  • CUCET syllabus for Linguistics and Language Technology Linguistics
  • Language and Grammar Parts of speech: Noun, verb, adjective, adverb etc. A rough idea of levels of analysis: Phonetics & Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics etc. units of analysis: Phonetics and phonology: Phoneme, Syllable, identification of syllable, stress, accents. Morphology: root, stem, affix; types of affixation: prefix, infix, circumfix, suffix etc; morpheme, identification of morphemes, morphemic analysis. Syntax: word, phrase, sentence, complementizer. Semantics: meaning, types of meaning, relations. Basic idea about a dictionary entry. Outline idea about early Philology and paradigm shift after Saussure, Saussurean dichotomies, semiotics, Language family, Languages of India (scheduled / Non-scheduled) Difference between language and a language. Object of study of Linguistics.
  • Basics of Computer what is computer, Basic Applications of computer; components of computer system, central Processing Unit (CPU), Keyboard and Mouse, other input/output Devices, computer Memory, Concepts of Hardware and Software; Concept of Computing, Data .,and Information; Connecting keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer to CPU and checking power supply, Projector, Internet etc.
  • CUCET syllabus for Malayalam:
  • The syllabus for Malayalam is available on http://cucet16.co.in/PDF/PGSyllabus/PGQP07.pdf
  • CUCET syllabus for Classical Tamil:
  • Unit – 1 History of Tamil Literature: Introduction to Literature: From Classical period to Modern period: Sangam - Post Sangam - Pallava period - Chola period -Nayakka period and Bhakti Movement and Modern Period
  • Unit – 2 Texts on Tamil Grammar: Ezhuttu (Phonology), Col (Morphology) - (Nannu:l) Porul Grammar (Nambiagappourl)- Ani (Figure of Speech- Thandiyalankaram) – Yappu (Prosody -Yapparunkalakka:rikai)
  • Unit – 3 Elements of General Linguistics and History of Tamil Language: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax and Semantics - History of the Indian Language families - Place of Tamil Language amongst the Indian Languages. Kinds of Dravidian Languages. Borrowing words in Tamil, Difference of Spoken and Written language and Dialects.
  • Unit – 4 History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: Evidences which help to know the history of Tamil Nadu, Period of Sangam, period of Kalapras, Period of Later Chola and Pandya, period of Nayakka, Period of European, political, social and religion conditions.
  • Unit – 5 Literary Criticism: Modern Critical Theories. To describe some literary forms like Short stories, Novel, Prose and Drama through the principle of literary criticism.
  • Unit – 6 Tamil Literature and other disciplines: Elements of Folklore, Computer application, Journalism.
  • Unit – 7 Knowledge of Classical Tamil Texts: A few Agam and Puram Poems.
  • CUCET syllabus for Urdu:
  • The syllabus for Urdu is available on http://cucet16.co.in/PDF/PGSyllabus/PGQP10.pdf
  • CUCET syllabus for Kannada:
  • Halegannada, Nadugannada, Hosagannada Sahitya, Shasana Shastra, Kavya meemamse, Bhashashastra, Janapada Sahitya, Sahitya Vimarshe, Chandassu, Vyakarana, Dalitavada, Streevada, Samskritika Adhayayana, Bhashantara, Toulanika Adhyayana
  • CUCET syllabus for History:
  • Ancient History of India (10000 BC to 1206 AD)
  • Stone Age (Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic age), Chalcolithic Age, Indus Vally Civilization, Aryan & Vedic Age, State formation in Ancient India, Rise of Ancient Indian Empire ( Haryank, Shishunag, Nanda Dynasty), Age of Religion ( Buddhism & Jainism), Mauryan Age (Social, Political and Culture), Post - Mauryan Period (Indo-Greeks, Sakas, Kushanas, Western Kshatrapas), Early State and Society in South India (Kharavela, The Satavahanas, Tamil States of the Sangam Age; Administration, economy, art and architecture). Guptas, Vakatakas and Vardhanas (Administration, Society and Culture), Regional States during Gupta Era: The Kadambas, Pallavas, Chalukyas of Badami; Polity and Administration, Literature; growth of Vaishnava and Saiva religions. Palas, Senas, Rashtrakutas, Paramours, Polity and Administration.
  • Early Medieval India (750 AD- 1206 AD) Major political developments in Northern India, the rise of Rajputs; The Cholas: administration, village economy and society; Indian Feudalism; Agrarian economy and urban settlements; Trade and commerce.
  • Medieval History of India (1206-1707 AD)
  • Establishment of Delhi-Sultabanate Rule (Mamulak, Khilji and Tughlaq dynasty), Administration of Delhi Sultanate (Military reform, Iqta system etc.), Art & Architecture Vijaynagar and Bahamani Kingdom (Rise, Social, Economic and Administration), Bhakti movement, Sufi Movement; Culture: Persian literature, Establishment of Mughal Empire (Administration, Society, Political and literature), Expansion of Mughal Empire(Babar to Aurangazeb), Rise of Sur dynasty, Decline of Mughal Empire.
  • Modern History of India (1707 to 1947)
  • Modern Historiography, Colonialism in India, British Raj & British Expansion in India, Imperialism, Social and Cultural Development, Structure of British administration (all Acts), Economic impact in British Period(Settlement) , Industrialization, Social and Religious Reform movement (Ram Mohan Rai, Swami Dayanand, Jyoiba Phule etc.), National movement in India, Mass movement and British Rule, Indian National Congress summit, Gandhian movement, Constitutional Development, Struggle for Freedom. European History French, England, American and Russian Revolution, World War First and Second.
  • CUCET syllabus for Human Rights & Conflicts Management:
  • Evolution of Human Rights
  • Unit 1: Concept of Human Rights and Duties
  • Values: Democracy, Liberty, Equality, Justice, Fraternity, Unity in Diversity
  • Inherent, Inalienable, Universal and Indivisible
  • Classification of Rights: Socio-Economic-Cultural, Political-Civil
  • Co-relation between Rights and Duties 5. State versus Individual Rights
  • Unit 2: Human Rights: Theories and Approaches
  • Natural Theory, Force Theory, Social Contract Theory, Evolutionary Theory
  • Legal Positivist Theory
  • Liberal Approach
  • Marxist Approach
  • Feminist Approach
  • Third World/ Gandhian Approach
  • Right to Development Approach
  • Social and New Social Movements
  • Unit 3: United Nations, Human Rights and Duties
  • (a) UN system and human rights
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966
  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966
  • Convention on elimination of all forms of racial discrimination, 1965
  • Convention on elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, 1979
  • Convention on the rights of the child, 1989
  • (b) UN agencies to monitor compliance such as UN High Commission for Human Rights and the Committees under the various conventions.
  • Unit 4: Indian Constitution: Human Rights and Duties in India
  • Evolution
  • Fundamental Rights (part III)
  • Directive Principles of State Policy (Part IV)
  • Fundamental Duties (part IVA)
  • Their inter-relationship
  • Protection and enforcement of Human Rights and Duties:
  • Judiciary
  • National and State Human Rights Commissions and other grievance redressal mechanisms
  • NGOs, social movements and pressure groups
  • Deprivation of Human Rights: Core issues
  • Women
  • Status of women in society,
  • Violence and Crime Against Women: Harassment at Work Places; Rape; Dowry Deaths; Police Investigation and Harassment;
  • Rights of Women –
  • International perspective
  • Domestic:
  • Constitutional safeguards relating to women’s rights
  • National Commission for Women (NCW)
  • State Commission for Women (SCW)
  • Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes
  • Historical understanding of discrimination and its causes and implications on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • National and International measures for the protection of rights of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes:
  • International: The three United Nation mandates specific to Indigenous Peoples
  • United Nation Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues,
  • United Nation Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • United Nation Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Domestic:
  • Constitutional safeguards relating to the protection of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
  • The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
  • National Commission for Scheduled Castes.
  • Unit 2:
  • Children
  • Crime Against Children: Abuses of Children Rights, Sexual Exploitation, Child Labour; Human Rights Violations of Street Children; Child Prostitution; homeless children.
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000
  • The Rights of Children:
  • International perspective.
  • Domestic:
  • - Constitutional safeguards relating to rights of child
  • - National Commission for the Protection on Child Rights (NCPCR)
  • - State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR)
  • Human Trafficking and children.
  • Causes of Human Trafficking
  • Prevalence of human trafficking in India and neighboring countries.
  • Laws relating to human trafficking
  • Unit 3: Understanding concepts and values of peace and conflict studies/ Diagnosis and analysis of conflict
  • An introduction to peace and conflict studies focusing on the theories, values, and concepts of the areas.
  • Analysis of various conflicts in the context of India
  • Naxalism
  • Insurgency
  • Human migration induced conflict
  • Conflict in north-eastern states.
  • Son of the soils and the language conflict
  • In-depth views at the conflict analysis, including the diagnosis and assessment of conflict as well as peace interventions.
  • Unit 4: Conflict management skills, approaches and strategies/ Conflict Transformation and building a sustainable peace
  • Focuses on concrete skills and strategies for conflict management such as negotiation, mediation, and communication.
  • Ways in which conflict can be transformed to peace, and how peace can be sustained with the participation of various stakeholders in society.
  • Conflict resolution and management in India:
  • Role of the state
  • Role of Civil Society Organizations
  • Constitutional and legal provisions
  • Role of Judiciary
  • Political parties, pressure groups and media.
  • CUCET syllabus for Music (Vocal) Music (Instrumental) Vocal Music:
  • Historical development of Music in the following Periods: Vedic Period; Natyashastra Period; Ramayana and Mahabharata Period; upto 12th century, with special reference to Matang and Sharangdev; during 18th Century to Modern times.
  • Definition and explanation of the following musical terms: Sangeet , Naad , Swara , Saptak , Taal, Laya, Raag, Thaat, Aaroh, Avroh, Pakar, Jaties of Ragas, alap, taan, Nyas, Apnyas, Grah, Ansh, Khatka, Kan, Murki, Andolan, Tappa, Thumri, Tarana, Chaturang, Ragmala, Partal, Dhrupad, Dhamar, Lok Sangeet
  • Classification of Indian Musical Instruments; Knowledge of the following instruments: Tanpura, Tabla, Harmonium
  • Biographical sketches and contribution towards Indian Music of the following: Tansen, Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar, Ustad Faiyaz Khan, Swami Harivallabh, Pandit. Onkar Nath Thakur, Pt. Krishna Rao Shankar Pandit, Pt. Dalip Chander Vedi, Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan, Hira Bai Barodkar
  • Detailed description and notation of the following Ragas: Bilawal, Kalyan, Khamaj, Bhopali, Bhairaqv, Malkaus, Miyan ki Todi, Miyan Malhar, Bhairavi, Bihag and Ramkali, Asawari, Des, Bhimplasi
  • Detailed description and notation of the following Talas: Dadra, Kehrva, Teentaal, Ektaal, Roopak, Teevra, Tilwara, Jhaptal, Jhumra, Adda Chautal, Jath Taal, Sool Taal. Deepchandi, Dhamar
  • Elementary Knowledge of the following Ragas: Alhaiya Bilawal, Shudh Kalyan, Tilang, Deshkar, Gunkali, Chanderkauns, Multani, Marwa, Poorvi, Jaunpuri, Sorath , Dhanshri
  • Development and Importance of Indian notation system of music, its merits and demerits
  • Evolution and development of Indian Musical Scale.
  • CUCET syllabus for Fine Arts:
  • Terminology: Arabesque, Archaeology, Archaic, Attribute Balance, Calligraphy, Chiaroscuro, Chronology, Classical, Collage, Communication, Composition, Cone, Connoisseur, Contour, Contraposto, Cube, Cylinder, Dimension, Epigraph, Façade, Folio, Foreshortening, Format, Harmony, Hieroglyph, Icon, Iconography, Imagination, Inscription, Intuition, Landscape, Mass, Manuscript, Miniature, Modelling, Monochromatic, Monument, Mosaic, Motif, Mythology, Numismatics, Pigment, Polychromatic, Portrait, Primitive, Rhythm, Scaffolding, Space, Sphere, Style, Symmetry
  • Definitions: Abstraction, Aesthetics, Art, Beauty, Composition, Content, Craft, Culture, Form, Idealism, Image, Mudra, Mural, Naturalism, Perspective, Realism, Relief, Shadanga (Sanskrit), Symbol, Tradition.
  • Difference Between The Following Pairs Art: Craft; Pastels : Poster colours; Water colour: Acrylic colour; Archaeology : Architecture; Wall-Painting : Fresco; Chaitya : Vihar; Painting : Sketch; Fine Art : Performing Art
  • Major Religious Systems Of India and Their Arts: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity
  • Major Civilizations Of The World: Indus Valley civilization, Mesopotamian Civilization, Chinese Civilization, Egyptian Civilization, Greek and Roman Civilization
  • Basic Information About Major Schools Of Indian Painting: Mughal, Pahari, Rajasthani etc.
  • CUCET syllabus for Tribal Law and Governance:
  • The questions in this section shall be intended to test the knowledge of the candidate in the fields of:-
  • Constitution of India / General Civics
  • Tribal People of India
  • Contemporary Happenings in the Domain of Tribal Issues.
  • CUCET syllabus for Folkloristic and Tribal Studies M. A. (Folkloristic)
  • Folklore and Folklife
  • Different Genres
  • Folklore of different parts of the World with special reference to India
  • Tribal Folklore
  • Tribal language and literature
  • Research Methodology
  • CUCET syllabus for Geography:
  • Physical Geography: Lithosphere
  • The nature and scope of Physical Geography. Solar system and the Earth; Origin of the earth - important theories - Nebular, Tidal, Planetesimal, Supernova and Otto Schmidt.
  • The constitution of the earth’s interior, Age of the earth, Geological time scale.
  • Origin of the Continents and Oceans: Wegner’s theory. Plate tectonics and Earth surface configuration, major and minor plates of the world and types of plate margins
  • Major second order Land forms: Mountains, Plateaus, Plains and Lakes their classification and distribution. Earth’s Materials: Rocks- their origin, classification and characteristics, Formation of regolith and soil.
  • And the syllabus for all the other subjects is available on http://cucet16.co.in/PDF/PGSyllabus/PGSyllabus2016.pdf
  • CUCET Syllabus for MPhil/PhD. Programs
  • Syllabus for M.Phil.and /or Ph.D. Research Programme will be as that prescribed for the of the UGC-CSIR/others NETJRF Exam. For the syllabus, students are advised to refer to www.ugc.ac.in & http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/mcs_netexam_notice.htm

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