The syllabus comprises thirteen units

I. Indian Constitution:

a) Indian National Movement
b) Government of India Acts – 1909, 1919 & 1935
c) Salient features of Indian Constitution

II. Fundamental Rights &Directive Principles of State Policy:

a) Fundamental Rights
b) Directive Principles of state Policy
c) Fundamental Duties

III. Union Government:

a) Union Executive – President of India
b) Vice – President of India
c) Prime Minister & Council of Ministers

IV. Indian Parliament:

a) Lok Sabha: Composition – Powers and functions
b) Rajya Sabha: Composition – Powers and functions
c) Parliamentary Committees: Public Accounts Committee – Estimates Committee – Committee on Public Undertakings

V. Union Judiciary:

a) Supreme Court of India – Composition
b) Powers and Functions of Supreme Court of India
c) Judicial Review

VI. State Government:

a) State Executive – Governor: Powers and Functions
b) Chief Minister : Powers and Functions
c) Council of Ministers

VII. State Legislature:

a) Legislative Assembly: Composition – Powers and Functions.
b) Legislative Council: Composition – Powers and Functions.
c) Legislative Committees: Public Accounts Committee – Estimates Committee and Ethics Committee

VIII. State Judiciary:

a) High Court – Composition.
b) Powers and Functions of High Court
c) District Courts: Composition – Powers and Functions.

IX. Union – State Relations:

a) Legislative Relations
b) Administrative Relations
c) Financial Relations

X. Local Government:

a) Rural Local Government : Panchayati Raj Institutions – 73rd Constitution Amendment Act.
b) Urban Local Government: Municipalities _ Municipal Corporation – 74th Constitution Amendment Act.
c) District Collector : Role in Local Governments

XI. India’s Foreign Policy:

a) Determinants of Foreign Policy
b) Basic features of India’s Foreign Policy
c) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

XII. United Nation Organization (UNO):

a) Origin of UNO
b) Principal Organs of UNO
c) Achievements and failures of UNO

XIII. Contemporary Trends and Issues:

a) Globalization
b) Terrorism
c) Corruption

Prepared by- D.DEEPAK RAJ, J.L in Civics G.J.C, BHEL, R.R.Dist.

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