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KBAT 2014 Online Entrance Test

The KBAT 2014 is entrance test for Biotechnology Finishing School (BTFS) Job-Oriented courses with fellowship for Life Science students. Students who cleared KBAT Entrance Test receives fellowship worth Rs. 10000/- per month. The KBAT is unique initiative in India with enhanced placement opportunities in Biotech Sector, launched by Govt. of Karnataka in association with Govt. of India and ABLW. The course covers 8 domains in 12 reputed institutes across Karnataka.

Courses Offered:  Bioinformatics & Rational Drug Design, Cellular & Molecular Diagnostics,  Fermentation & Bioprocessing,  Nurtraceuticals & Food Processing,  Plant Tissue Culture & Micropropagation,  Plant Genetic Transformation, Genome, Seed and Marker Analysis, Pre-Clinical, Clinical Research, Biostatics & Data Management,  Protein Expression & Scale-Up.
Online applications are invited for Admission to job-oriented one year Post Graduate Diploma Programmes catering to the needs of Biotech - indus…

Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), Bhadohi Admission 2014

The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), is an institution set up by Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The Institute is recognized by various National/ International bodies as under detailed below:

Affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) LucknowApproved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New DelhiRecognized by Textile Institute, Manchester, UKNational Board of Accreditation (NBA) AccreditedApproved by UGC-AICTE-DEC Joint committee for IDLPNABL Accredited for Laboratory TestingISO 9001:2008 Certified by SGS, U.K.
IICT Bhadohi B.Tech. Admission 2014The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), Bhadohi offers B.Tech.: Carpet & Textile Technology. Following specializations are offered: Advances in Carpet TechnologyHome Textile TechnologyTextile Design Technology Hostel Facilities
Hostel facilities for boy's and girl's are available separately (Boy's:166, Girls's:40).
Fee Details Tuition Fee:  Rs.35,000/- per yearHostel Fee:  …

IIS Mumbai – KBS London Joint BBA Program

The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Mumbai in partnership with Kingston Business School (KBS) of Kingston University, London jointly offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. This is unique opportunity for undergraduate students to earn a College Degree as well as a foreign degree. First two years classes will be conducted at IIS Mumbai and last at KBS London. Following programmes are offered:


BBA (Hons) Business Administration
BBA (Hons) International Business

The course duration is three years.

Salient Features:

Focus on Employability SkillsPlacement SupportStudent Centered Teaching & AssessmentProfessionally Accredited UK Degree

Eligibility Criteria:  First class in Std. 12th or equivalent, Proficiency in English

For more details and to apply for admission log on to http://iis.svkm.ac.inhttp://business.kingstone.ac.uk

CAT 2014: Common Admission Test Notification for PG Admission into IIMs

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 in on Schedule now. The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The Indian Institute of Management will conduct Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) during a 2-day testing window (4 sessions) on 16th & 22nd November, 2014. CAT 2014 will be mandatory for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. Following programmes are offered:


A.   Post Graduate Programmes in Management:

IIM Ahmedabad: PGP and PGP-ABMIIM Bangalore   PGP, PGPEM and PGPPMIIM Calcutta   PGP-PGDMIIM Indore PGP, PGP-Mumbai, PGP-UAE and EPGPIIM Kashipur PGP and EPGPMIIM Kozhikode  PGPIIM Lucknow  PGP, PGP-ABM and PGPSMIIM Raipur PGP and PGPWEIIM Ranchi PGDM and PGDHRMIIM Rohtak PGPRGIIM Shillong PGP and PGPEXIIM Tiruchirappalli PGP, PGPBM and PGPHRMIIM Udaipur PGP
B.  Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.] of IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Kashipur, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak, RGIIM Shillong, IIM Tiruc…

NIT Arunchal Pradesh M.Tech Admission 2014

The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Arunanchal Pradesh invites applications for admission to M.Tech Courses vide notification No. NIT/AP/Estt-9/2011-12/371 dated 11-07-2014

Following M.Tech. Programmes are offered:

M.Tech in Mobile communication & ComputingM.Tech in Electronic Design & ManufacturingM.Tech in Appropriate Technology & Entrepreneurship
For more details log on to www.nitap.in

Indian Institute of Psychology Admission 2014-15

The Indian Institute of Psychology (IIP) invites applications for Admission to Academic Session 2014-15 in following programs / courses:


B.A. (Hons) PsychologyM.Sc. Clinical PsychologyM.A. APPLIED PsychologyPh.D. in Psychology
Certificate Course (3 Months)

Research Methods & PsychometricsCareer CounsellingPsycho Diagnostic Assessments
Diploma Course (1 Year)

School Mental HealthChild & Adolescent Mental HealthCounselling & PsychotherapyPositive Psychology & Well Being
For more details log on to www.iip.ac.in

DU Admission 2014: B.Tech (IT) and BA Hons (Huamanities and Social Sciences)- CIC

The University of Delhi (DU) notifies entrance examination schedule for Admission 2014 towards B.Tech (IT) and BA Hons (Huamanities and Social Sciences)- CIC.


Application form is available on official website www.ducic.ac.in

The Entrance Examination will be held on 9 August 2014.

Eligibility Criteria: For B.Tech (IT & Mathematical Innovations)- A student currently enrolled in Undergraduate programme of study in the University of Delhi with 60% and above marks in best four subjects including Mathematics in Class 12th Exam. The relaxation for SC / ST / OBC will be as per University rules.

Eligibility Criteria: For BA Hons Humanities and Social Sciences: A student currently enrolled as student in any of the Colleges or School of Open Learning (SOL) or Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) undergraduate programme of study in the University of Delhi with 60% and above marks in the Class 12th Exams. The relaxation for SC / ST / OBC will be as per rules.

NDA & NA Examination (I) 2014 Written Results

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi announced National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2014 Result today. The merit list is prepared on the basis of Written Examination conducted by UPSC on 20 April 2014. The candidates who have qualified in NDA & NA Written Test (I) 2014 shall now undergo for Interview conducted by Service Selection Board (SSB)-Ministry of Defence.

Check NDA & NA Examination (I) 2014 Result

The candidates who shall find place in NDA & NA Interview (I) 2014 Merit List shall be offered admission in the Army, Navy and Air Force Wings of the National Defence Academy for the 133rd Course and for the 95th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC). The course shall start from from 2nd January, 2015.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Political Science and International Relations (PS&IR) Paper-II

Optional Paper-VII

Comparative Political Analysis and International Politics: 

1. Comparative Politics: Nature and major approaches; political economy and political sociology perspectives; limitations of the comparative method.
2. State in comparative perspective: Characteristics and changing nature of the State in capitalist and socialist economies, and, advanced industrial and developing societies.
3. Politics of Representation and Participation: Political parties, pressure groups and social movements in advanced industrial and developing societies.
4. Globalisation: Responses from developed and developing societies.
5. Approaches to the Study of International Relations: Idealist, Realist, Marxist, Functionalist and Systems theory.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Tamil Paper-I

Optional Paper-VI

Answers must be written in Tamil

Section: A

Part: 1 History of Tamil Language
Major Indian Language Families-The place of Tamil among Indian languages in general and Dravidian in particular-Enumeration and Distribution of Dravidian languages.
The language of Sangam literature-The language of medieval Tamil: Pallava period only-Historical study of Nouns, Verbs, adjectives, adverbs Tense markers and case markers in Tamil.
Borrowing of words from other languages into Tamil-Regional and social dialects-difference between literary and spoken Tamil.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2015 Syllabus: Zoology Paper-I

1. Non-chordata and Chordata:
(a) Classification and relationship of various phyla up to subclasses: Acoelomate and Coelomate, Protostomes and Deuterostomes, Bilateria and Radiata; Status of Protista, Parazoa, Onychophora and Hemichordata; Symmetry.
(b) Protozoa: Locomotion, nutrition, reproduction, sex; General features and life history of Paramaecium, Monocystis, Plasmodium and Leishmania.
(c) Porifera: Skeleton, canal system and reproduction.
(d) Cnidaria: Polymorphism, defensive structures and their mechanism; coral reefs and their formation; metagenesis; general features and life history of Obelia and Aurelia.
(e) Platyhelminthes: Parasitic adaptation; general features and life history of Fasciola and Taenia and their pathogenic symptoms.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2015 Syllabus: Statistics Paper-II

1.  Industrial Statistics: Process and product control, general theory of control charts, different types of control charts for variables and attributes, X, R, s, p, np and c charts, cumulative sum chart. Single, double, multiple and sequential sampling plans for attributes, OC, ASN, AOQ and ATI curves, concepts of producer’s and consumer’s risks, AQL, LTPD and AOQL, Sampling plans for variables, Use of Dodge-Roming tables.
Concept of reliability, failure rate and reliability functions, reliability of series and parallel systems and other simple configurations, renewal density and renewal function, Failure models: exponential, Weibull, normal, log normal.
Problems in life testing censored and truncated experiments for exponential models.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2015 Syllabus: Statistics Paper-I

1. Probability: Sample space and events, probability measure and probability space, random variable as a measurable function, distribution function of a random variable, discrete and continuous-type random variable, probability mass function, probability density function, vector-valued random variable, marginal and conditional distributions, stochastic independence of events and of random variables, expectation and moments of a random variable, conditional expectation, convergence of a sequence of random variable in distribution, in probability, in p-th mean and almost everywhere, their criteria and inter-relations,  Chebyshev’s inequality and Khintchine‘s weak law of large numbers, strong law of large numbers and Kolmogoroff’s theorems, probability generating function, moment generating function, characteristic function, inversion theorem,  Linderberg and Levy forms of central limit theorem, standard discrete and continuous probability distributions.

NMAT 2015 Registration Opens

The NMAT 2015 Registration window open now for MBA and PGDM Admission into School of Business Management NMIMS University for Academic Session 2015-17. On the NMAT 2015 Scores following programmes are offered:

MBAMBA Human ResourcesMBA Pharmaceuticals ManagementPGDBM (Bengaluru Campus)PGDBM (Hyderabad Campus)
NMAT 2015: Salient Features

Choose Test Centres, Test Date and Time Slot in Real TimeTwo Optional RetakesNo Negative MarkingOn par with best International Test Practices
Note: GMAT Scores acceptable from foreign students / PIO studying abroad, graduating in March 2015

Apply Online for NMAT 2015

DU Admission 2014: 10th Cut Off List

The University of Delhi (DU) publishes Tenth Cut Off List of Under Graduate Admission 2014 across different DU Colleges. Check whether you have it to the 10th Cut Off List and complete the Admission procedure within prescribed time limit. Check DU Admission 2014 Tenth Cut Off List, Click Here.

Download E-Admit Card: UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2015

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi shall conduct Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2015 on 23 August 2015. The Civil Services Prelims Exam 2015 E-Admit Card shall be available for download from UPSC website between 24 July 2014 to 24 August 2014. Those who have applied for Civil Services Prelims Examination 2014, please download E-Admit Card now, click here.

Combined Medical Services Examination 2014 Result and Notice for Personality Test / Interview

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi, declared Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination 2014 Result on 23 July 2014. The Written Examination was held in June 2014. On the basis of performance in CMS Exam 2014, the UPSC has announced List of Candidates Qualified for Interview / Personality Test. The Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be available on the UPSC Website from 25.07.2014 till 08.08.2014.

List of candidates qualified for Combined Medical Services Examination 2014 Interview / Personality Test

Last Date for submission of the Detailed Application Form (DAF) is 11 August 2014.

Tentatively, the Combined Medical Services Examination 2014 Personality Test / Interview shall commence from 26 August 2014.

IIT Bombay-Monash Research Academy PhD Scholarships 2014

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Monash University, Melboume, Australia jointly offers Ph.D Scholarships 2014 IN COMPUTATION MODELLING, DATA ANALYTICS AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Applications are invited from candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in Computational Modelling, Data Analytics and Operations Research as part of a Special September 2014 Intake. The Academy's jointly-badged PhD program has students who will undertake interdisciplinary research in the field of Science, Technology, Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Mathematics and Humanities.

Himachal Pradesh University - International Centre for Distance Education & Open Learning (ICDEOL) Admission 2014

The Himachal Pradesh University - International Centre for Distance Education & Open Learning (ICDEOL)  invites applications for admission through ICDEOL for following Courses/Degree for the Academic Session 2014-2015.


B.A./ B.Com.I&III, B.C.A.-I (Under RUSA) Semester System
Last Date  for submission Application Form (Without Late Fee) - 14.8.2014
Last Date  for submission Application Form (With Late Fee of Rs.500/-) of Rs.500 30.08.2014

B.A./B.Com.-3, B.C.A.-2&3 year (Old System) Annual System
Last Date for submission Application Form (Without Late Fee) -30.09.2014
Last Date  for submission Application Form (With Late Fee of Rs.500/-) - upto14.10.2014
Last Date  for submission Application Form (With Late Fee of Rs.1000/-) - up to 20.10.2014,
Last Date  for submission Application Form (With Late Fee of Rs.1500/-) - up to 13.01.2015.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Two Year (Semester System) 
Last Date  for submission Application Form -30.08.2014

M.A. Hindi, English, Sanskrit,…

SRM University Delhi-NCR Campus Admissions 2014

The SRM University Delhi-NCR Campus invites applications towards Admission 2014 into different Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes and Courses. Classes are conducted through various Faculties and Departments of SRM University. Following courses  are offered:


Faculty of Engineering And Technology:

Bachelor of technology (B.Tech.) in CSE; IT; ECE; CE; ME; EEE; AutomobileLateral Entry ProgrammesEligibility Criteria: Diploma in CSE, IT, ECE, CE, ME, EEE, AE from AICTE approved institution with minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CGPAM.Tech. (Master of Technology) in VLSI;  CSE

Faculty of Science:

Master of Computer Application ( MCA )Lateral Entry-Eligibility Criteria:BCA, B.Sc. (CS/IT) Degree Duration: 2 year

Faculty of Management:

Master of Business Administration ( MBA )Integrated MBA (BBA+MBA)

Faculty Of Humanities:

Bachelor of Education ( B.Ed. )Master of Education ( M.Ed. )

Faculty of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

B.Sc. Hotel ManagementDiploma (Hotel Management)
For more details p…

BBA Admission 2014: IIS Mumbai & KBS London Joint Program

The Shri vile Parle Kelavani Mandal's-Institute of International Studies (IIS) Mumbai and Kingston Business School, of Kingston University, London jointly offers 3-year Integrated Degree Programmes in following study areas:


BBA (Hons) Business AdministrationBBA (Hons) International Business

For First 2 years classes shall be conducted at at SVKM's IIS, Mumbai
Final year shall be conducted at Kingston Business School, London

Programme Highlights:
Focus on Employability Skills
Placement Support
Student Centred Teaching & Assessment
Professionally Accredited UK Degree

Eligibility Criteria:  First Class in Std. 12th or equivalent, Proficiency in English

For more details log on to http://iis.svkm.ac.in, http://business.kingstone.ac.uk

DU Admission 2014: 9th Cut Off List

The University of Delhi (DU) announced Ninth Cut Off List for Admission into Under Graduate (UG) Programs across all college where seats are vacant. Check your chances, whether you have made it. Log on to www.du.ac.in Complete admission procedure as instructed by Admission Authorities on time.

IES/ISS 2014 Interview Schedule

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi is set for conduction IES/ISS 2014 Interview on 28 July 2014, 30 July 2014, 31 July 2014 and 1 August 2014. Candidates qualified for IES/ISS 2014 Interview are invited by UPSC New Delhi to attend the Interview for final selection. Read exclusive Pre Release about this on official portal www.upsc.gov.in

Jamia Hamdard Delhi Admission 2014 for vacant seats

The Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University) New Delhi invites applications for admission into few vacant seats available in the following programmes and courses

M.Sc. (Clinical Research): This Programme is offered in association with Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. Students of previous batches found work opportunities in Pharma industry, reputed Hospitals, Regulatory agencies Medical Writing and CRO'S.


M.Sc. (Toxicology): Students of previous batches found work opportunities in chemical, pharma, environmental and regulatory agencies and CRO'S.

M.Sc. Botany / Biochemistry / Biotechnology –SFS

M.Pharma. - Pharmacy Practice

Last date for submission of application form is 24 July 2014 by 9am.

For more details log on to www.jamiahamdard.edu

The Jamia Hamdard University is Govt.-Aided Deemed University Accredited for 2 Consecutive Terns in Category 'A' by NAAC

UPSC CDS (II) 2014 Exam Dates Announced

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announces Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (II) 2014 Schedule (including Women SSC Non-technical Course) today on 19 July 2014, according to Press Release published on official website www.upsc.gov.in. The commission will hold CDS II Examination 2014 on 26 December 2014. Last Date for submission of application form is 18 August 2014. On the basis of performance in CDSE (II) 2014 Written Test and thereafter Group Discussion and Interview candidates will be selected for admission to the following courses and Institutes.


Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, 139th Course Commencing in July 2015: No of Seats 200 (including 25 Vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate (Army Wing) Holders)

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-Course Commencing in July 2015. Executive (general Service) (Excluding 06 Vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate Holders (Naval Wing); No of Seats-45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Cours…

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2015 Syllabus: Sociology-II

INDIAN SOCIETY : STRUCTURE AND CHANGE

A. Introducing Indian Society:
(i)  Perspectives on the study of Indian society:
(a) Indology  (GS. Ghurye).
(b) Structural functionalism  (M N Srinivas).
(c) Marxist sociology  ( A R Desai).
(ii) Impact of colonial rule on Indian society :
(a) Social background of Indian nationalism.
(b) Modernization of Indian tradition.
(c)  Protests and movements during the colonial period.
(d)  Social reforms

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Public Administration Paper-I

Administrative Theory 

1. Introduction: Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration;  Wilson’s vision of Public Administration;  Evolution of the discipline and its present status;  New Public Administration;  Public Choice approach; Challenges of liberalization, Privatisation, Globalisation;  Good Governance: concept and application;  New Public Management.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Psychology-II

Psychology:  Issues and Applications  

1. Psychological Measurement of Individual Differences:
The nature of individual differences;  Characteristics and construction of standardized psychological tests;  Types of psychological tests;  Use, misuse and limitation of psychological tests;  Ethical issues in the use of psychological tests.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus

Political Science and International Relations (PS&IR) Paper-I

Political Theory and Indian Politics:

Political Theory: meaning and approaches.  Theories of the State: Liberal, Neo-liberal, Marxist, Pluralist, Post-colonial and feminist. Justice: Conceptions of justice with special reference to Rawl’s theory of justice and its communitarian critiques.  Equality: Social, political and economic; relationship between equality and freedom; Affirmative action. Rights: Meaning and theories; different kinds of rights; concept of Human Rights. Democracy: Classical and contemporary theories; different models of democracy  representative, participatory and deliberative. Concept of power, hegemony, ideology and legitimacy.  Political Ideologies: Liberalism, Socialism, Marxism, Fascism, Gandhism and Feminism. Indian Political Thought : Dharamshastra, Arthashastra and Buddhist traditions; Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Sri Aurobindo, M.K. Gandhi, B.R. Ambedkar, M.N. Roy . Western Political Thought: Plato, A…

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Physics Paper-II

1. Quantum Mechanics: 
Wave-particle dualitiy; Schroedinger equation and expectation values; Uncertainty principle; Solutions of the one-dimensional Schroedinger equation for a  free particle (Gaussian wave-packet), particle in a box, particle in a finite well, linear harmonic oscillator; Reflection and transmission by a step potential and by a rectangular barrier; Particle in a three dimensional box, density of states, free electron theory of metals; Angular momentum; Hydrogen atom; Spin half particles, properties of Pauli spin matrices.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Physics Paper-I

1. (a)   Mechanics of Particles: 
Laws of motion; conservation of energy and momentum, applications to rotating frames, centripetal and Coriolis accelerations; Motion under a central force; Conservation of angular momentum, Kepler’s laws; Fields and potentials; Gravitational field and potential due to spherical bodies, Gauss and Poisson equations, gravitational self-energy; Two-body problem; Reduced mass; Rutherford scattering; Centre of mass and laboratory reference frames.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Philosophy Paper-II

Socio-Political Philosophy 

1. Social and Political Ideals: Equality, Justice, Liberty.
2. Sovereignty: Austin, Bodin, Laski, Kautilya.
3. Individual and State: Rights; Duties and Accountability
4. Forms of Government: Monarchy; Theocracy and Democracy.
5. Political Ideologies: Anarchism; Marxism and Socialism
6. Humanism; Secularism; Multiculturalism.
7. Crime and Punishment: Corruption, Mass Violence, Genocide, Capital Punishment.
8. Development and Social Progress.
9.  Gender Discrimination: Female Foeticide, Land and Property Rights; Empowernment.
10. Caste Discrimination: Gandhi and Ambedkar

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Philosophy Paper-I

History and Problems of Philosophy:

1. Plato and Aristotle: Ideas; Substance; Form and Matter; Causation; Actuality and Potentiality.
2. Rationalism (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz):  Cartesian Method and Certain Knowledge; Substance; God; Mind-Body Dualism; Determinism and Freedom.
3. Empiricism (Locke, Berkeley, Hume): Theory of Knowledge; Substance and Qualities; Self and God; Scepticism.
4. Kant: Possibility of Synthetic a priori Judgments; Space and Time; Categories; Ideas of Reason; Antinomies; Critique of Proofs for the Existence of God

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Medical Science-II

1.  General Medicine: 
Etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and principles of management (including prevention) of: - Tetanus, Rabies, AIDS, Dengue, Kala-azar, Japanese Encephalitis.
Etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and principles of management of:
Ischaemic heart disease, pulmonary embolism.
Bronchial asthma.
Pleural effusion, tuberculosis, Malabsorption syndromes, acid peptic diseases, Viral hepatitis and  cirrhosis of liver.
Glomerulonerphritis and pyelonephritis, renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, renovascular hypertension, complications of diabetes mellitus, coagulation disorders, leukemia, Hypo and hyper thyrodism, meningitis and encephalitis.
Imaging in medical problems, ultrasound, echocardiogram, CT scan,  MRI.
Anxiety and Depressive Psychosis and schizophrenia and ECT.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Medical Science Paper-I

1.  Human Anatomy: 
Applied anatomy including blood and nerve supply of upper and lower limbs and joints of shoulder, hip and knee.
 Gross anatomy, blood supply and lymphatic drainage of tongue, thyroid, mammary gland, stomach, liver, prostate, gonads and uterus
Applied anatomy of diaphragm, perineum and inguinal region.
Clinical anatomy of kidney, urinary bladder, uterine tubes, vas deferens.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Mechanical Engineering Paper-II

1. Thermodynamics, Gas Dynamics and Turbine:

1.1 Basic concept of First –law and second law of Thermodynamics; concept of entropy and reversibility; availability and unavailability and irreversibility.
1.2 Classification and properties of fluids; incompressible and compressible fluids flows; effect of Mach number and compressibility; continuity momentum and energy equations; normal and oblique shocks; one dimensional isentropic flow; flow or fluids in duct with frictions that transfer.
1.3 Flow through fans, blowers and compressors; axial and centrifugal flow configuration; design of fans and compressors; single problems compresses and turbine cascade; open and closed cycle gas turbines; work done in the gas turbine; reheat and regenerators.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Mechanical Engineering Paper-I

1.  Mechanics: 
1.1 Mechanics of rigid bodies:
Equations of equilibrium in space and its application; first and second moments of area; simple problems on friction; kinematics of particles for plane motion; elementary particle dynamics.
1.2  Mechanics of deformable bodies:
Generalized Hooke’s law and its application; design problems on axial stress, shear stress and bearing stress; material properties for dynamic loading; bending shear and stresses in beams;. determination of principle stresses and strains - analytical and graphical; compound and combined stresses; bi-axial stresses - thin walled pressure vessel; material behaviour  and design factors for dynamic load; design of circular shafts for bending and torsional load only;  deflection of beam for statically determinate problems; theories of failure.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Mathematics Paper-II

(1) Algebra: Groups, subgroups, cyclic groups, cosets, Lagrange’s Theorem, normal subgroups, quotient groups, homomorphism of groups, basic isomorphism theorems, permutation groups, Cayley’s theorem.
Rings, subrings and ideals, homomorphisms of rings; Integral domains, principal ideal domains, Euclidean domains and unique factorization domains; Fields, quotient fields.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Mathematics Paper-I

(1)  Linear Algebra: Vector spaces over R and C, linear dependence and independence, subspaces, bases, dimension; Linear transformations, rank and nullity, matrix of a linear transformation.
Algebra of Matrices; Row and column reduction, Echelon form, congruence’s and similarity; Rank of a matrix; Inverse of a matrix; Solution of system of linear equations; Eigen values and eigenvectors, characteristic polynomial, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, Symmetric, skew-symmetric, Hermitian, skew-Hermitian, orthogonal and unitary matrices and their Eigen values.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Management Paper-II

1. Quantitative Techniques in Decision Making:
Descriptive statistics – tabular, graphical and numerical methods, introduction to probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, inferential statistics-sampling distributions, central limit theorem, hypothesis testing for differences between means and proportions, inference about population variances, Chi-square and ANOVA, simple correlation and regression, time series and forecasting, decision theory, index numbers; Linear programming – problem formulation, simplex method and graphical solution, sensitivity analysis.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Management Paper-I

The candidate should make a study of the concept and development of management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision making keeping in view the changes in the strategic and operative environment.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Telugu Paper-II

Answers must be written in Telugu.
This paper will require first hand reading of the prescribed texts and will be designed to test the candidate's critical ability, which will be in relation to the following approaches.
i) Aesthetic approach-Rasa, Dhwani, Vakroti and Auchitya-Formal and Structural-Imagery and Symbolism.
ii) Sociological, Historical, Ideological, Psychological approaches.

Section-A

1. Nannaya-Dushyanta Charitra (Adiparva 4th Canto verses 5-109)
2. Tikkana-Sri Krishna Rayabaramu (Udyoga parva -3rd Canto verses 1-144)
3. Srinatha-Guna Nidhi Katha (Kasi-khandam, 4th Canto, verses 76-133)
4. Pingali Surana-Sugatri Salinulakatha (Kalapurnodayamu 4 Canto verses, 60-142)
5. Molla-Ramayanamu (Balakanda including avatarika)
6. Kasula Purushothama Kavi-Andhra Nayaka Satakamu

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Telugu Paper-I

Answers must be written in Telugu.

Section-A

Language
1. Place of Telugu among Dravidian languages and its antiquity-Etymological history of Telugu, Telugu and Andhra.
2. Major linguistic changes in phonological, morphological, grammatical and syntactical levels, from Proto-Dravidian to old Telugu and from old Telugu to Modern Telugu.
3. Evolution of spoken Telugu when compared to classical Telugu-Formal and functional view of Telugu language.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Tamil Paper-II

Answers must be written in Tamil.
The paper will require first hand reading of the Text prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidate.

Section-: A

Part: 1 Ancient Literature
(1) Kuruntokai (1-25 poems)
(2) Purananurui (182-200 poems)
(3) Tirukkural Porutpal : Arasiyalum Amaichiyalum (from Iraimatchi to Avaianjamai)
Answers must be written in Tamil

Section: A

Part: 1 History of Tamil Language
Major Indian Language Families-The place of Tamil among Indian languages in general and Dravidian in particular-Enumeration and Distribution of Dravidian languages.
The language of Sangam literature-The language of medieval Tamil: Pallava period only-Historical study of Nouns, Verbs, adjectives, adverbs Tense markers and case markers in Tamil.
Borrowing of words from other languages into Tamil-Regional and social dialects-difference between literary and spoken Tamil.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Sindhi Paper-II

Answers must be written in Sindhi (Arabic of Devanagari script).
This paper will require the first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidates’ critical ability.

Section-A

References to context and critical appreciation of the texts included in this section.

(1) Poetry
a. "Shah Jo Choond Shair" : ed. H.I. Sadarangani, Published by Sahitya Akademi (First 100 pages)
b. "Sachal Jo Choond Kalam" : ed. Kalyan B. Advani Published by Sahitya Akademi (Kafis only)
c. "Sami-a-ja Choond Sloka" : ed. B.H. Nagrani Published by Sahitya Akademi (First 100 pages)
d. "Shair-e-Bewas" : by Kishinchand Bewas
("Saamoondi Sipoon" portion only)
e. "Roshan Chhanvro" : Narayan Shyam

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Santhali Paper-II

(Answers must be written in Santhali)

Section A

This paper will require in-depth reading of the following texts and the questions will be designed to test the candidates’ critical ability.

Ancient Literature 
            Prose

(a)    Kherwal Bonso Dhorom Puthi – Majhi Ramdas Tudu “Rasika”.
(b)   Mare Hapramko Reyak Katha – L. O. Scrafsrud.
(c)    Jomsim Binti Lita – Mangal Chandra Turkulumang Soren.
(d)   Marang Buru Binti – Kanailal Tudu.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Santhali Paper-I

(Answers must be written in Santhali)

Section A

Part – I  History of Santhali Language.
I. Main Austric Language family, population and distribution.
II. Grammatical structure of Santhali Language.
III. Important character of Santhali Language : Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Translation, Lexicography.
 IV.      Impact of other languages on Santhali.
 V.      Standardization of Santhali Language.
 Part – II  History of Santhali Literature.
I. Literary trends of the following four periods of History of Santhali Literature
 (a)    Ancient literature before 1854.
(b)   Missionary period : Literature between 1855 to 1889 AD.
(c)    Medieval period: Literature between 1890 to 1946 AD.
(d)   Modern period: Literature from 1947 AD to till date.
 II. Writing tradition in History of Santhali literature.

Section B

Literary forms – Main characteristics, history and development of following literary forms.
Part – I Folk Literature in Santhali – folk song, folk tale, phrase, idioms, puzz…

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Sanskrit Paper-II

Question from Group 4 is to be answered in Sanskrit only. Question from Groups 1, 2 and 3 are to be answered either in Sanskrit or in the medium opted by the candidate.

Section-A

General study of the following groups:-
Group 1 a) Raghuvamsam-Kalidasa
b) Kumarasambhavam-Kalidasa
c) Kiratarjuniyam-Bharavi
d) Sisupalavadham-Magha
e) Naisadhiyacaritam-Sriharsa
f) Kadambari-Banabhatta
g) Dasakumaracaritam -Dandin
h) Sivarajyodayam-S.B. Varnekar
Group 2 a) Isavasyopanisad
b) Bhagavadgita
c) Sundarakanda of Valmiki’s   Ramayana
d) Arthasastra of Kautilya

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Sanskrit Paper-I

There will be three questions as indicated in the question paper, which must be answered in Sanskrit. The remaining questions must be answered either in Sanskrit or in the medium of examination opted by the candidate.

Section-A

1. Significant features of the grammar, with particular stress on Sanjna, Sandhi, Karaka, Samasa, Kartari and Karmani vacyas (voice usages) (to be answered in Sanskrit).
2. (a) Main characteristics of Vedic Sanskrit language.
(b) Prominent features of classical Sanskrit language.
(c) Contribution of Sanskrit to linguistic studies.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Punjabi Paper-II

Answers must be written in Punjabi in Gurumukhi Script.

This paper will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

Section-A

a) Sheikh Farid The complete Bani as included in the Adi Granth.

b) Guru Nanak Japu Ji Baramah, Asa di Var

c) Bulleh Shah Kafian

d) Waris Shah Heer

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Punjabi Paper-I

Answers must be written in Punjabi in Gurumukhi Script.

Section-A

a) Origin of Punjabi language : different stages of development and recent development in Punjabi language : characteristics of Punjabi phonology and the study of its tones: classification of vowels and consonants.

b) Punjabi morphology : the number-gender system (animate and inanimate), prefixes, affixes and different categories of Post positions: Punjabi word formation: Tatsam. Tad Bhav, forms: Sentence structure, the notion of subject and object in Punjabi: Noun and verb phrases.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus: Oriya Paper-I

Answers must be written in Oriya.

Section-A

History of Oriya Language
(i) Origin and development of Oriya Language-Influence of Austric, Dravidian, Perso-Arabic and English on Oriya Language.
(ii) Phonetics and Phonemics : Vowels, Consonants Principles of changes in Oriya sounds.
(iii) Morphology : Morphemes (free, bound compound and complex), derivational and inflectional affixes, case inflection, conjugation of verb.
(iv) Syntax : Kinds of sentences and their transformation, structure of sentences.
(v) Semantics-Different types of change in meaning Euphemism.
(vi) Common errors in spellings, grammatical uses and construction of sentences.
(vii) Regional variations in Oriya Language (Western, Southern and Northern Oriya) and Dialects (Bhatri and Desia)

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014: Nepali Paper-I

Answers must be written in Nepali.

Section-A

1. History of the origin and development of Nepali as one of the new Indo-Aryan Languages

2. Fundamentals of Nepali Grammar and phonology:

(i) Nominal forms and categories :-

Gender, Number, Case, Adjectives, Pronouns, Avyayas

UPSC: Interview Schedule for Posts of Stores Officer in DRDO

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi shall conduct interview for the Posts of Stores Officer in Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) from 4th to 8th August 2014 from 10.00 A.M to 05.00 P.M on each date. The written test for the above said post was held on 27.04.2014 in the Afternoon Session from 12.30 P.M to 02.30 P.M. and Result was declared on 3 June 2014. Read UPSC Press Release in this regard. Log on to www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC: Recruitment Result: Senior Administrative Officer Grade-II in DRDO

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi declared Recruitment Result ADVERTISEMENT NO. 07/2013 ITEM No.03 (VACANCY NO. 13050703425) DATED 25.05.2013 for the Posts of Senior Administrative Officer Grade - II in Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). Total 8 candidates made to the final list. Check your results, log on to www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC: Recruitment Result: Meteorologist Grade II (Electrical, Electronics/Instrumentation)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi, declared Recruitment Result [ADVT. NO. 07/2013 (ITEM NO. 12, VACANCY NO. 13050712625) Dated 25.05.2013] for the Post of Meteorologist Grade-II (Electrical & Electronics or Instrumentation). Total 11 candidates made it to the Final List based on Competitive Written Test and Interview held by UPSC. Check your results, log on to www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC: Recruitment Result Meteorologist Grade-II

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi declared the list of candidates  [ADVT. NO. 07/2013 (ITEM NO. 15, VACANCY NO. 13050715225) DATED 25.05.2013] for appointment to the post of Meterologist Grade-II. 28 candidates has made to the final list. Check your results, log on to www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Marathi Paper-I

Answers must be written in Marathi.

Section-A

Language and Folklore

(a) Nature and Functions of Language (with reference to Marathi)

Language as a signifying system : Langue and Parole; Basic functions; Poetic language; Standard Language and dialect; Language variations according to social parameters.

Linguistic features of Marathi in thirteenth century and seventeenth century.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Manipuri Paper-II

Answers must be written in Manipuri.

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability to assess them.

Section-A

Old and Medieval Manipuri Literature

a) Old Manipuri Literature

1. O. Bhogeswar Singh (Ed.) :

Numit Kappa

2. M. Gourachandra Singh (Ed.) : Thawanthaba Hiran

3. N. Khelchandra Singh (Ed.) : Naothingkhong Phambal Kaba

4. M. Chandra Singh (Ed.) :

Panthoibi Khonggul

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus Manipuri Paper-I

Answers must be written in Manipuri.

Section-A

Language :

a) General characteristics of Manipuri Language and history of its development; its importance and status among the Tibeto-Burman Languages of North-East India; recent development in the study of Manipuri language; evolution and study of old Manipuri script.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Syllabus: Malyalam Paper-II

Answers must be written in Malayalam.

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and is designed to test the candidate's critical ability.

Section-A

Unit 1
1.1 Ramacharitam-Patalam 1.
1.2 Kannassaramayanam-Balakandam first 25 stanzas.
1.3 Unnunilisandesam-Purvabhagam 25 slokas including Prastavana
1.4 Mahabharatham Kilippattu-Bhishmaparvam.,

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Malayalam Paper-I

Answers must be written in Malayalam.

Section-A

Unit 1-Early phase of Malayalam Language:

1.1 Various theories: origin from proto Dravidian, Tamil, Sanskrit.
1.2 Relation between Tamil and Malayalam: Six nayas of A.R. Rajarajavarma.
1.3 Pattu school-definition, Ramacharitam, later pattu works-Niranam works and Krishnagatha.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Maithili-II

Answers must be written in Maithili
The paper will require first-hand reading of the prescribed texts and will test the critical ability of the candidates.

Part-A 

1. Vidyapati Geet-Shati - Publisher : Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi (Lyrics – 1 to 50)
2. Govind Das Bhajanavali – Publisher : Maithili Acadamy, Patna (Lyrics – 1 to 25)
3. Krishnajanm – Manbodh
4. Mithilabhasha Ramayana – Chanda Jha (only Sunder-Kand)

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Maithili-I

History of Maithili Language and its Literature
(Answer to be written in Maithili)

Part A 

History of Maithili Language 

1. Place of Maithili in Indo-European language family.
2. Origin and development of Maithili language. (Sanskrit, Prakrit, Avhatt, Maithili)
3. Periodic division of Maithili Language. (Beginning, Middle era, Modern era)
4. Maithili and its different dialects.
5. Relationship between Maithili and other Eastern languages (Bengali, Asamese, Oriya )

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Konkani-II

Answers must be written in Konkani.
Textual Criticism of Konkani Literature
The paper will be designed to test the candidate’s critical and analytical abilities. Candidates would be expected to be well acquainted with Konkani Literature and required to have a first-hand reading of the following texts:

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014

Answers must be written in Konkani.

Section-A
History of  the Konkani Language :
(i) Origin and development of the language and influences on it.
(ii) Major variants of Konkani and their linguistic features.
(iii) Grammatical and lexicographic work in Konkani, including a study of cases, adverbs, indeclinables and voices.
(iv) Old Standard Konkani, new Standard and standardisation problems.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Kannada-II

Answers must be written in Kannada.
The paper will require first-hand reading of the Texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidates.

Section-A

A. OLD KANNADA LITERATURE

1. Vikramaarjuna Vijaya of Pampa (cantos 12 & 13), (Mysore University Pub.)
2. Vaddaraadhane (Sukumaraswamyia Kathe, Vidyutchorana Kathe)