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JEE Advanced 2014: 3rd Round of Seat Allocation List scheduled on 12th July

The 3rd and Final Round of Seat Allocation List for Admission into Under Graduate Programmes in IITs is scheduled to be released on 12 July 2014. Last Date of Acceptance and Online Payment of Provisional Admission Fee for candidates allocated seats in 3rd Round**is July 14, 2014. ** Provisional Admission Fee Amount will be notified through the Brochure for Online Choice-filling and Seat Allocation to be released shortly. For more details click here.

DU Admission 2014: 4th Cut Off List Declared

The University of Delhi (DU) announces 4th Cut Off List for admission into Under Graduate Programmes in different DU College. While FYUP is rolled back, admission shall be offered now for the 3 Year Degree Course. The course curriculum will be similar as it was in academic session 2012-13. If you are waiting to pop out your name, in DU Admission List 2014, Fourth Cut Off List is HERE.

Find your DU College, where you can make it and fulfill the admission procedure within the stipulated time frame.

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014 Syllabus Paper VII: Anthropology-II

1.1 Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization — Prehistoric (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic and Neolithic - Chalcolithic). Protohistoric (Indus Civilization): Pre- Harappan, Harappan and post- Harappan cultures. Contributions of tribal cultures to Indian civilization.
1.2 Palaeo – anthropological evidences from India with special reference to Siwaliks and Narmada basin
(Ramapithecus, Sivapithecus and Narmada Man).
1.3 Ethno-archaeology in India : The concept of ethno-archaeology; Survivals and Parallels among the hunting, foraging, fishing, pastoral and peasant communities including arts and crafts producing
communities.
2. Demographic profile of India — Ethnic and linguistic elements in the Indian population and their distribution. Indian population - factors influencing its structure and growth.
3.1 The structure and nature of traditional Indian social system — Varnashram, Purushartha, Karma, Rina and Rebirth.
3.2 Caste system in India- structure and characteristics, Va…

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2014: Syllabus Paper VI: Anthropology-I

1.1 Meaning, scope and development of Anthropology.
1.2 Relationships with other disciplines: Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Humanities.
1.3 Main branches of Anthropology, their scope and relevance:
(a) Social- cultural Anthropology.
(b) Biological Anthropology.
(c) Archaeological Anthropology.
(d) Linguistic Anthropology.
1.4 Human Evolution and emergence of Man:
(a) Biological and Cultural factors in human evolution.
(b) Theories of Organic Evolution (Pre- Darwinian, Darwinian and Post-Darwinian).
(c) Synthetic theory of evolution; Brief outline of terms and concepts of evolutionary biology (Doll’s rule,
Cope’s rule, Gause’s rule, parallelism, convergence, adaptive radiation, and mosaic evolution).
1.5 Characteristics of Primates; Evolutionary Trend and Primate Taxonomy; Primate Adaptations;
(Arboreal and Terrestrial) Primate Taxonomy; Primate Behaviour; Tertiary and Quaternary fossil primates; Living Major Primates; Compa…