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(Cut-Off) Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018



(Cut-Off) Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018



S.No

Category

Vacancy

Recommendation of PwBD Candidates

Vacancy after recommendation of PwBD candidates

Recommendation of candidates (Non-PwBD)

Minimum qualifying standards(IFoS (pre) (Out of 200)*

Minimum Qualifying standards (Written Exam) (Out of

1400#)

Marks secured by the last

recommended

candidate (Final stage) (Out of 1700)

1.

Gen

46

01

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44

(Incl 09 OBC at Gen Std)

112.00

669

904

2.

OBC

24

02

22

22 

(Excl 09 OBC at

Gen Std)

110.66

596

858

3.

SC

13

Nil

13

13

100.00

595

798

4.

ST

07

Nil

07

7

99.34

587

815

 

Total

90

03

86

86

 

 

 

Candidates belonging to Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)

a.

PwBD-1

01

Nil

1

-

76.66

-

-

b.

PwBD-2

02

02 (01 Gen & 01 OBC)

Nil

-

52.00

541

787

c.

PwBD-3

01

01 (OBC)

Nil

-

41.34

447

693

 

Total

04

03 (01 Gen & 02 OBC)

01

-

 

 

 

*Cut off marks on the basis of GS Paper-I only. However, GS Paper-II was of qualifying nature with 33% marks as per Rule 13 of Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018.
# Subject to a minimum 5% marks in each paper.
@ One vacancy under General Vacancy has been blocked on account of non availability of one PwBD-1 Candidate as per sub rule
(b) of Rule 16 of DoPT O.M.No.36035/3/2004-Estt(Res) dated 29.12.2005. 

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I. Minimum qualifying standards/marks approved at the Written Part of the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018:- 

S.No.

Category

Marks out of 1400#

1.

General

669

2.

OBC

596

3.

SC

595

4.

ST

587

5.

PwBD-2

541

6.

PwBD-3

447

II. Marks secured by the last finally recommended candidate of Indian Forest Service Examination, 2018:- 

S.No.

Category

Marks out of 1700

1.

General

904

2.

OBC

858

3.

SC

798

4.

ST

815

5.

PwBD-2

787

6.

PwBD-3

693

1.

General

904

2.

OBC

858

3.

SC

798

4.

ST

815

5.

PwBD-2

787

6.

PwBD-3

693

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(Final Result) UPSC Engineering Services (Mains) Exam-2019



(Final Result) UPSC Engineering Services (Mains) Exam-2019



Based on the results of the written part of the Engineering Services Examination, 2019 held by the UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION in June, 2019 and the interviews for Personality Test held in September-October, 2019, the following are the lists, in order of merit, of candidates who have been recommended for appointment to various Services/Posts in the Ministries/Departments concerned. 

2. The number of candidates recommended for appointment under different disciplines are as under: 

Discipline

Number of candidates recommended  for  appointment

Total

General

OBC

SC

ST

Civil Engineering

233

(including  11#  PwBD-1 & 02 PwBD-3 candidates)

108

70

38

17

Mechanical Engineering

87

(including  04 PwBD-1 & 02 PwBD-3 candidates)

58

17

08

04

Electrical Engineering

86

(including  03 PwBD-1 & 01 PwBD-3 candidates)

40

28

09

09

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

88

(including  05 PwBD-1 & 02 PwBD-3 candidates)

 

42

 

24

 

14

 

08

Total

494

(including  23 PwBD-1 & 07 PwBD-3 candidates)

248

139

69

38

# 02 vacancies of PwBD-3 interchanged with PwBD-1 due to non-availability of suitable PwBD-3 candidates 3. Appointments shall be made strictly in accordance with the extant rules and the number of vacancies available. Allotment of candidates to various Services/Posts shall be made according to ranks obtained and preference of Services expressed by them.

4. The number of vacancies reported by the Government for Group ‘A’/’B’Services/Posts to be filled are as under: 

Discipline

Vacancies

Total

General

OBC

SC

ST

Civil Engineering

260  {including 15 vacancies reserved  for   PwBD   candidates (09* PwBD-1 & 06* PwBD-3)}

135

70

38

17

Mechanical

Engineering

103  {including 06 vacancies reserved  for   PwBD   candidates (04 PwBD-1 & 02 PwBD-3)}

74

17

08

04

Electrical Engineering

096     {including    04    vacancies reserved  for   PwBD   candidates (03 PwBD-1 & 01 PwBD-3)}

50

28

09

09

Electronics & Telecommunication

Engineering

094     {including    07    vacancies reserved  for   PwBD   candidates (05 PwBD-1 & 02 PwBD-3)}

48

24

14

08

Total

553     {including    32    vacancies reserved  for   PwBD   candidates (21 PWBD-1 & 11 PWBD-3)}

307

139

69

38

* 02 vacancies interchangeable  for PwBD-1 to PwBD-3 and vice versa

* 02 vacancies interchangeable for PwBD-1 to PwBD-3 and vice versa 

5.1 The candidature of 66 recommended candidates with following Roll Nos. is provisional:

CIVIL ENGINEERING (27Nos.) 


0800713

0801188

0801275

0803519

0803595

0804333

0806505

0807833

0810948

0812637

0813734

0814014

0815044

0815384

0815641

0816754

0816757

1007567

1100323

1102948

1105068

1400271

1400634

1401560

4100998

4900641

4901046

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (09 Nos.) 


0506544

0507813

0817114

0824840

0827696

0829444

1108811

1303901

1304450

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (13 Nos.)


0835310

0835729

0836480

0838447

0840590

0842787

0842917

0844011

0844424

1019381

1209836

1305495

5104249

 

ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (17 Nos.) 

0106435

0106584

0413554

0516394

0849293

0849420

0849490

0849662

0849995

0850033

0851822

0852015

0853030

1022597

1026531

1027814

1028245

 

5.2 The offer of appointment to the candidates, whose result has been kept provisional will not be issued till the Commission verifies the original documents (awaited from such candidates) and clears their provisional status. The provisionality of these candidates will remain valid only for a period of three months [i.e. upto 24/01/2020] from the date of declaration of final result. Such provisional candidates will have to submit their original documents to the Commission only. In case the candidate fails to submit the requisite documents, as required by the Commission, within the above prescribed period, his/her candidature will be cancelled and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 

6. In accordance with Rule 13 (iv) & (v) of the Engineering Services Examination Rules 2019, the Commission is maintaining a consolidated Reserve List of candidates for each discipline as under: 

Discipline

Number of candidates kept  in Reserve List

General

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Civil Engineering

25

19

01

05

50

Mechanical Engineering

16

16

--

--

32

Electrical Engineering

10

08

--

02

20

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

06

06

--

--

12

Total

57

49

01

07

114

7. Union Public Service Commission has a ‘Facilitation Counter’ near Examination Hall Building in its Campus. Candidates may obtain any information/clarification regarding their Examination/recruitments on working days between 10:00 A.M. and 05:00 P.M. in person or over Telephone Nos. 011-23385271 and 011-23381125 from this Counter. The result will also be available on the UPSC Website i.e. www.upsc.gov.in. The mark sheet shall be made available on the website within fifteen days from the date of declaration of result.   

SERVICE:CIVIL ENGINEERING 

SR.No

1

Roll No

0400156

NAME

ABUZAR GAFFARI

2

0601951

PRAMIT DEBMALLIK

3

0814286

AMARJEET

4

0814170

AMAN GULIA

5

2602191

AYUSH CHANDRA DWIVEDI

6

0800072

KABIL BHARGAVA

7

0802742

ABHISHEK KUMAR

8

0815568

YOGESH KUMAR

9

0804244

ANKIT KUMAR

10

0802312

TUSHAR GARG

11

0807320

ANURAG ANAND

12

0808999

AKASH DEEP SINGH

13

5000517

PATHIPATI RAMU

14

0807855

ABHISHEK SINGH TOMAR

15

0815641

BHERJAS MUHAMMAD P P

16

0801348

VIJAYANK GARG

17

0806505

PRAMOD KUMAR

18

1401455

SUBODH THAPLIYAL

19

0810373

AVINASH JAIN

20

0804874

BANBARI LAL MEENA

21

0814408

NIKHIL KUMAR

22

2602352

SHUBHRANSHU DWIVEDI

23

1102998

PARTH PAREEK

24

0404109

SHAMS AHMED

25

0812900

VIKRAM

26

0801641

SHREYA SHEKHAR

27

0800994

JAYESH ATREYA

28

0200185

ABHASH PRATAP SINGH

29

0811107

ONKAR ASHISH

30

5101561

ABHISHEK KUMAR GUPTA

31

0815824

GAUTAM GOEL

32

0815463

UMAKANT PRAJAPATI

33

0400054

VIVEK SINGLA

34

1006581

SIRIGIRI MANIKANTA

35

0813578

AKASH TIWARI

36

0405176

SANCHIT SHRIVASTAVA

37

0807964

GAURAV JOSHI

38

0807833

MANOJ PATIDAR

39

0812159

VANDNESH SHEKHAWAT

40

1105894

VISHNU CHAUDHARY

41

0809321

MAYANK UPADHYAY

42

0803519

MRIDUL BURAGOHAIN

43

0401711

PRAKHAR SINGH

44

1105541

SANKALP AGARWAL

45

0800643

APOORV VASHISTHA

46

0806645

YOGITA MEENA

47

0404986

MOHAK JUNEJA

48

0801314

MIR ATIF

49

1400768

SAMARTH

50

0809917

ANUJ JAIN

51

1200722

VISHAL TYAGI

52

0808848

VIJAY SHARMA

53

0807415

VIVEK KUMAR SHARMA

54

0814033

MOHIT RAJ

55

0809825

SWATANTRA KUMAR JAIN

56

0804221

NUPUR TRIPATHI

57

0802070

SATYAM BARANWAL

58

1102143

SHREYANS MEHTA

59

0815191

ABHISHEK KUMAR SINGH

60

0801069

KATAMREDDY GEETHA KRISHNA

61

4901362

AMAN KUMAR

62

0808180

SURJEET KUMAR

63

0800249

GARVIT SHARMA

64

1202007

SHUBHAM BAJAJ

65

0802966

ATUL KUMAR SINGH

66

0802258

GURWINDER SINGH

67

0808022

DUDDU JAGADEESH

68

3501706

AJAY GAUTAM

69

0601827

AVISHEKH JAISWAL

70

0600412

ADITYA

71

0804431

AKSHAY DADHICH

72

0808149

ASHUTOSH TIWARI

73

0812550

ALOK

74

5100220

KATHE SAI CHARAN

75

0808760

AMOL NAMDEO

76

0814473

GOPAL KUMAR

77

0800447

ROHIT KUMAR GUPTA

78

0816026

AKSHAY SHARMA

79

0800268

SATYADEEP SHARMA

80

4101311

RISHAV VATS

81

1105361

AJAY KUMAR SHARMA

82

0807253

AKHIL JAIN

83

0805692

ALANKRITA

84

1102041

VINOD BHARODIYA

85

0812474

AMAN GUPTA

86

1007763

CHAPPALE NAGARJUNA REDDY

87

0809000

AJEET PRATAP SINGH

88

0811344

MAHENDRA KUMAR

89

2603220

RAJAT MISHRA

90

0807239

MANISH KUMAR MEENA

91

0805532

TARUN KUMAR BANSAL

92

0805154

DANGUDUBIYYAM NAGENDRA BALAJI

93

0201124

ANJANI KUMAR MAURYA

94

0800592

PUSPENDRA KUMAR KHATANA

95

0804752

HEMANT RAJ SHARMA

96

1102152

ABHISHEK MAJI

97

3501890

ABHINAV GOYAL

98

0814488

MOHIT SINGHAL

99

0808006

DEVIKA PUJA GARG

100

0812309

VIVEK KUMAR

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Question No. of Series-A

Question No.of Series-B

Question No.of Series-C

Question No.of Series-D

Answer

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112

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Question No. of Series-A

Question No. of Series-B

Question No. of Series-C

Question No. of Series-D

Answer

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64

97

144

C

33

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145

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34

66

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35

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100

147

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36

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Question No. of Series-B

Question No. of Series-C

Question No. of Series-D

Answer

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Question No. of Series-A

Question No. of Series-B

Question No. of Series-C

Question No. of Series-D

Answer

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(a) भारत में औपनिवेशिक शासन के दौरान सामाजिक-धार्मिक आंदोलन के मुख्य उद्देश्य हिन्दू धर्म का सुधर करना और उसका संश्लेषीकरण
थे | ऐसे किसी दो महत्वपूर्ण आंदोलन पर लिखिए
(b) भारतीय परम्परा के आधुनिकीकरण पर योगेंद्र सिंह के शोध-प्रभंद पर चर्चा कीजिये , और वर्तमान समय के सन्दर्भ में उसकी अनप्रोयजता का
मूल्यांकन किजिए |
(c) स्वतंत्रता प्राप्ति से अब तक, जाती व्यवस्था के सांस्कृतिक और सरंचनात्मक पहलुओं में क्या क्या परिवर्तन आए है ?

प्रश्न 3.

(a) ऋणग्रस्तता किसानो को आत्महत्या तक पहुंचाने वाले चिंताजनक मुद्दों में से एक है कारण पर चर्चा कीजिये और समाधानों को सुझाइये |
(b) घर और परिवार के बिच विभेद को सुस्पष्ट कीजिये और मूल्याङ्कन कीजिये की संयुक्त परिवार पूर्णत: विघटित हो गए है अथवा नहीं |
(c) उत्तर भारतीय नातेदारी व्यवस्था की दक्षिण भारतीय नातेदारी व्यवस्था के साथ तुलना कीजिये |

प्रश्न 4.

(a) विशिष्ट प्रदेशो से उदहारण प्रतुत करते हुए, प्रमुख जाती और वोट बैंक की संकल्पनाओं को स्पष्ट कीजिये |
(b) जनजातीय समुदायों में धर्म परिवर्तनों की प्रकृति क्या है ? औपनिवेशिक समय और स्वातंत्रयोत्तर समय से उदहारण देते हुए अपष्ट कीजिये |
(c) शहरी गन्दी बस्ती में रह रहे दलित गरीब परिवार समस्याओं की, ग्रामीण परिवेश में रह रहे सामान प्रकार के परिवार की समस्याओं के साथ तुलना कीजिये

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SECTION ‘A’

Q1. Answer the following : 10X5=50 marks

(a) What is transcription? Explain the process of transcription in a eukaryote.  10 marks
(b) Explain the use of ribozyme technology for the treatment of diseases.  10 marks
(c) What is an artificial chromosome vector? Give its application. 10 marks
(d) Write a chronological account of human evolution as evidenced by palaeontological records.  10 marks
(e) Explain the Stanley Miller's experiment related to origin of life.  10 marks

2. (a) Differentiate between genomics and proteomics. 20 marks
(b) Explain the isolation and methodology of study of the cell membrane.  15 marks
(c) Explain the biochemical composition of cell membrane. 15 marks

3. (a) Justify the statement, “Linkage and recombination play significant role in the process of inheritance".20 marks
(b) Explain that cell cycle is fully based on molecular events.  15 marks
(c) Delineate the structural and functional characteristics of polytene chromosome.  15 marks

4. (a) Elucidate the process of continental drift and its impacts on animal diversity. 20 marks
(b) Discuss the role of molecular techniques in the study of contemporary systematics.  15 marks
(c) Sequentially explain the process of apoptosis.  15 marks

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SECTION 'B'

Q5. Write notes on the following in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

(a) Watson and Crick model of DNA .  10 marks
(b) Secondary structure of proteins .  10 marks
(c) Structural account of mammalian internal ear .  10 marks
(d) Physiology of action potential .  10 marks
(e) Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny .  10 marks

6. (a) Define and explain the 'Michaelis-Menten equation', and write its significance in enzyme kinetics. 20 marks
(b) Explain the structure and functions of IgG immunoglobulin.  15 marks
(c) Enlist and describe the types and mechanical properties of muscle fibres.  15 marks

7. (a) Give a brief account of tropic hormones which affect the endocrine glands. 20 marks
(b) Tabulate and describe the digestive enzymes, their occurrence, substrates and end products.  15 marks
(c) Make a diagrammatic presentation of Krebs' cycle.  15 marks

8. (a) Give a brief account of in vitro fertilization (IVF) techniques used for mammals.20 marks
(b) Explain the structure and functions of haemoglobin.  15 marks
(c) Illustrate the process of development during gastrulation in a chick embryo.  15 marks

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SECTION ‘A’

Q1. Write notes on the following in about 150 words each: 10X5=50 marks

(a) General characters and classification of Porifera.10 marks
(b) Metagenesis - Does it differ from alternation of generations ?10 marks
(c) Parasitic adaptations in Platyhelminthes10 marks
(d) Water Vascular System in Asterias.10 marks
(e) Connecting link between Reptiles and Aves.10 marks

Q2.(a) Give an account of Nutrition in Protozoa.20 marks
(b) What do you understand about Torsion and Detorsion in Mollusca ? Elucidate. 15 marks
(c) Give an account on Types of Skulls in Reptilia with the help of relevant diagrams. 15 marks

Q3.(a) Write an account on the Social Behaviour in Apis and Termites. 20 marks
(b) Describe the external features of Nereis. What is Heteronereis and how does it differ from Nereis ? Comment upon Metamerism in Annelida.  15 marks
(c) Define Migration and describe various types of Migration in Fishes with suitable examples. Comment upon its significance.  15 marks

Q4.(a) Describe the Dentition in Mammals along with relevant diagrams.20 marks
(b) Define parental care. Give an illustrated account of parental care in Amphibia.  15 marks
(c) Describe urinogenital system in both the sexes of Amniotes with the help of diagrams only (No description is required).  15 marks

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SECTION 'B'

Q5. Write notes on the following in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

(a) Greenhouse effect and its impact on the atmosphere. 10 marks
(b) Biome. 10 marks
(c) Pheromones in alarm spreading. 10 marks
(d) Elephantiasis. 10 marks
(e) Ultracentrifuge.  10 marks

Q6.(a) What is Biogeochemical cycle ? Discuss in detail the Nitrogen cycle. 20 marks
(b) Explain orientation and navigation with examples in different animals. Add a note on Homing behaviour. 15 marks
(c) Write the systemic position of a sugarcane pest. Give an account of its life-cycle and the damage caused by this pest. Write a note on its control measures. 15 marks

Q7.(a) Through a labelled diagram show the stages of life history of Mulberry silk worm. Explain various aspects of rearing techniques in sericulture and add a note on different diseases of silk worm.  20 marks
(b) What is community ecology ? Explain different stratification in biotic community. Add a note on species abundance and species diversity.15 marks
(c) Explain the principle and procedure of “ELISA”. Give a note on its application. 15 marks

Q8.(a) Give an account of causes, consequences and control of water pollution. Comment on "Ganga action plan". 20 marks
(b) What is ANOVA ? Differentiate between One-way and Two-way ANOVA. Comment on its application in Biostatistics. 15 marks
(c) Describe different types of social hierarchies in primates. 15 marks

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  • Marks: 250

  • Time Allowed : Three Hours

SECTION-A

1. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each :10x5=50 marks

(a) Even though validity often requires reliability, the reverse is not true. Explain.10 marks
(b) "If you accept that studying does not come naturally, then it is apparent that one should need to set-up an organized schedule to promote adequate study." Comment on this statement and highlight the important steps.10 marks
(c) Describe factors that may positively or negatively affect academic performance. 10 marks
(d) Discuss why and how news coverage in the media affects us.10 marks
(e) What is successful aging ? What are the components of successful aging ?10 marks

2.(a) Explain why group membership can have a powerful influence on social behaviours and decisions.20 marks
(b) Given the rapid changes that are taking place in the Media, specially the internet and smartphones, discuss the psychological impact of these on adolescents. 15 marks
(c) Why no single form of therapy works best for every problem ? How an eclectic approach is an answer to it? 15 marks

3. (a) What is the difference between prejudice and discrimination ? Discuss the newer forms of prejudice that we see today. 20 marks
(b) How would cognitive therapy explain the cause for clinical depression of a client and what would be the therapeutic approach followed for the treatment ?.'15 marks
(c) In the light of research, discuss the ways in which social conflicts can be resolved. 15 marks

4.(a) How can one make a decision of using exploratory factor analysis or confirmatory factor analysis or an integrated approach while constructing a psychological test ? 20 marks
(b) Why is Narcissistic personality disorder considered as a personality disorder ? What are the obstacles faced by the clinicians to treat these types of clients ? 15 marks
(c) How can substance abuse be explained through different psychological approaches ? How can rehabilitation process help the people indulging in substance abuse ? 15 marks

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5. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

(a) “Psychological tests are important in personnel selection." Give reason to it and describe which psychological tests are generally used. 10 marks
(b) How can one differentiate between learning and training ? Discuss any two executive training methods giving suitable examples. 10 marks
(c) Discuss the relationship of achievement motivation to entrepreneurial behaviour, citing relevant research.10 marks
(d) How can community play an important role in providing safety to women ? Discuss. 10 marks
(e) How can group cohesion method be a strong psychological intervention in enhancing the team performance ? 10 marks

6.(a) Discuss socio-emotional factors affecting achievement motivation among students from disadvantage groups.15 marks
(b) Why is psychological wellbeing considered as an essential factor of health? What are the different ways it can be enhanced ? 15 marks
(c) Critically examine Herzberg's two-factor theory of motivation and point out that in what way Herzberg's theory is different from Maslowian theory? 20 marks

7.(a) Point out the general psychological consequences of social and economic disadvantaged groups. 15 marks
(b) Explain the influence of media towards antisocial behaviour through different learning theories.15 marks
(c) There is a strong need for a wellbeing curriculum for children in schools. You are asked to develop such a curriculum. What would be the focus and essential components of such a curriculum ? 20 marks

8.(a) “Why is social change necessary ? Discuss the effective strategies to bring about social change for community development. 15 marks
(b) "Population explosion and high population density have negative psychological consequences.” Explain this statement especially stressing light on negative psychological consequences. 15 marks
(c) “Rapid scientific and technological growth are responsible for degradation of environment, although, scientific and technological developments are necessary for National development." Discuss the above assertion and point out the mechanisms for controlling the environmental degradation. 20 marks

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  • Marks: 250

  • Time Allowed : Three Hours

SECTION-A

1. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each :10x5=50 marks

(a) The edifice of behaviourism was built on the loopholes of the teleological approach in psychoanalysis. Evaluate.mo 10 marks
(b) “Diagnostic and prognostic researches are complementary to each other." Explain with suitable examples. 10 marks
(c) Explain the role of hypothesis in psychological researches with suitable examples.10 marks
(d) How do we see the objects in three dimensions? Discuss the factors influencing the same. 10 marks
(e) In what ways is deviation IQ different from traditional IQ? Discuss. 10 marks

2.(a) "Multistore model of memory best explains the nature of memory." Evaluate the statement in theoretical perspective and empirical evidences. 20 marks
(b) What is the significance of attachment to parents in social and emotional well-being of a child? Illustrate from the perspective of developmental theories. 15 marks
(c) How do environmental factors determine the sensation of hunger? Illustrate with examples. 15 marks

3. (a) Differentiate between experimental and quasi-experimental designs. Evaluate the applications of quasi-experimental designs in psychological researches. 20 marks
(b) Explain how divergent thinking is different from convergent thinking. Discuss  the methods to foster divergent thinking in children.'15 marks
(c) What is achievement motivation? Discuss the projective technique as a method for assessing achievement motivation. 15 marks

4.(a) Discuss the effects of stimulus-deprivation on human behaviour with empirical evidences. 20 marks
(b) How is NEO Five-Factor Theory different from 16 Personality Factors Theory? Explain. 15 marks
(c) Illustrate that values can best be fostered during childhood. Discuss different methods for fostering moral and ethical values among school-going children.15 marks

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Section-B

5. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

(a) Evaluate the critical period' hypothesis in language acquisition. 10 marks
(b) “Discrimination and generalization are two complementary processes in skill learning.” Discuss with reference to operant conditioning.10 marks
(c) "Stereotypes can lead to the development of prejudice and discrimination." Explain citing examples from Indian context.10 marks
(d) How did structuralism contribute to the development of psychology as a discipline? Evaluate. 10 marks
(e) Why do most people experience geometrical illusions? Explain from the psychological perspective. 10 marks

6.(a) How is Gardner's theory of intelligence distinct from Spearman's theory? Illustrate.20 marks
(b) Citing examples from life situations, explain the phenomenon of perceptual organization.15 marks
(c) What is vicarious learning? Discuss its applications in acquisition of emotional responses.15 marks

7.(a) Define 'concept'. Illustrate different types of concepts and processes involved in the formulation of the same.20 marks
(b) How can language be analyzed for its similarities across cultures? Explain with scientific evidences. 15 marks
(c) Two-way ANOVA is not merely an addition of two one-way ANOVAs. Describe and evaluate with examples. 15 marks

8.(a) Citing research evidences, bring out the role of cultural factors in socialization.20 marks
(b)  Is amnesia merely a phenomenon of retrieval failure? Discuss in the light of  empirical evidences. 15 marks
(c) Critically evaluate the uses of paper-pencil tests in personality assessment. 15 marks

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  • Marks: 250

  • Time Allowed : Three Hours

SECTION-A

Q1. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

(a) Discuss the utility of Nuclear Deterrence Theory in the context of the recent standoff between India and Pakistan. 10 marks
(b) Write a brief note on the 17th NAM Summit in Venezuela. 10 marks
(c) In what way does the predominance of the USA in the UN funding affect its decision-making? 10 marks
(d) Evaluate the role of BIMSTEC in multi-sectoral technical and economic cooperation. 10 marks
(e) Do you think that sustainable development goals are really attainable by 2030? 10 marks

Q2.(a) Examine the significance of the comparative method in political analysis. Discuss its limitations. 20 marks
(b) Explain the reasons for low voter turnout in democratic countries with suitable examples. 15 marks
(c) Evaluate the role of the International Court of Justice in inter-State disputes. 15 marks

Q3.(a) Explain the relevance of the Marxist approach in the context of globalization. 20 marks
(b) Identify the benefits of a multi-polar world. 15 marks
(c) Discuss the importance of personal data protection in the context of human rights. 15 marks

Q4.(a) How are the rising powers challenging the USA and Western dominance in the IMF and the World Bank? 20 marks
(b) Write an essay on 'New Social Movements in developing countries.15 marks
(c) Is democracy promotion in developing countries a feasible idea? 15 marks

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Q5. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each : 10x5=50 marks

(a) Examine the role of 'parliamentary diplomacy' in India's foreign policy. 10 marks
(b) Compare and contrast Non-alignment 1.0 with Non-alignment 2.0. 10 marks
(c) How is India pursuing her foreign policy objectives through the IBSA Dialogue Forum (India, Brazil and South Africa)? 10 marks
(d) How is India responding to the idea of Indo-Pacific?10 marks
(e) "The growing closeness between India and Israel will strengthen the cause of Palestine." Comment. 10 marks

Q6.(a) Describe briefly China's 'One Belt One Road (OBOR)' Initiative and analyze India's major concerns. 20 marks
(b) What are the current issues in Brahmaputra River water sharing between India and China? 15 marks
(c) Analyze the recent trends in India's role in the UN peacekeeping operations. 15 marks

Q7.(a) Examine the increasing significance of maritime security in India's foreign policy. 20 marks
(b) Write a brief note on India's interests in West Asia. 15 marks
(c) How is the current standoff between the USA and Iran affecting India's energy security? 15 marks

Q8.(a) Evaluate India's vision of a new world order. 20 marks
(b) Critically examine India's position on South China Sea Dispute. 15 marks
(c) Given the recent developments in the region, do you think that there is a need to change India's 'No First Use (NFU)' nuclear policy?15 marks

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  • Marks: 250

  • Time Allowed : Three Hours

SECTION-A

1. Comment on the following in about 150 words each: 10x5=50 marks

1.(a) Resurgence of political theory.  10 marks
1.(b) Pluralist theory of the State.10 marks
1.(c) End of Ideology debate.10 marks
1.(d) Deliberative democracy. 10 marks
1.(e) M. K. Gandhi's concept of Swaraj.10 marks

2.(a)Explain Aristotle's critique of Plato's Idealism. 20 marks
2.(b) Examine communitarian perspectives on justice. 15 marks
2.(c) Compare negative and positive concepts of liberty. 15 marks

3.(a) According to Gramsci, 'hegemony is primarily based on the organisation of consent.' Comment.  20 marks
3.(b) Discuss Kautilya's views on the elements of the State.15 marks
3.(c) Distinguish between liberal feminism and radical feminism. 15 marks

4.(a) Critically examine Hannah Arendt's conceptual triad of labour, work and action. 20 marks
4.(b) Discuss the doctrine of 'rights as trumps'. 15 marks
4.(c) What is the contemporary relevance of Marxism ? 15 marks

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Section-B

5. Comment on the following in about 150 words each : 50x5=50 marks

5.(a) Unity and integrity of India was perhaps the single uppermost factor in the minds of the Constitution makers. Comment. 10 
5.(b) Dalit perspective on Indian national movement. Discuss.
5.(c) Despite constitutional mandate the Inter-State Council has not come of age. Discuss. 
5.(d) Political decentralization has not been matched by administrative decentralization at the grass roots level. Explain 
5.(e) Write short note on the significance of Chipko Movement.

6.(a) National movement in India was anti-imperialist and increasingly radical in its socio-economic and political programmes. Discuss.
6.(b) What has been the political fallout of the Green Revolution in India ? Explain. 
6.(c) The changing socio-economic profile of our legislators does not augur well for the health of Indian democracy. Comment.

7.(a) Development has overshadowed the influence of caste in electoral behaviour in recent elections. Discuss. 
7.(b) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India enhances the accountability of the Government and serves as the watchdog of the finances of the Government. Explain. 
7.(c) Discuss, in brief, the role of the National Commission for women. Do you think it is a toothless organization ? 

8.(a) “The basic structure doctrine is implicit in the Indian Constitution; the Supreme Court has only given it an explicit form." Comment. 
8.(b) Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has emerged as the most powerful institution in India. Discuss. 
8.(c) Comment on the relevance of the Directive Principles of State Policy in an era of liberalization and globalization. 

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  • Year : 2019

  • Paper : II

  • Marks: 250

  • Time Allowed : Three Hours

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