Interdisciplinary School of Science/A.Y. 2020-21
Indian Democracy (Sem II 2021)
Vaishali Naik

Indian Democracy (Sem II 2021)

An informed and responsible awareness of the governance will help in evolving responsible and empowered citizens. The knowledge of the various bodies and workings of the arms of Indian Government is vital for strong civic sense of national stakeholders in sovereignty.

BA Liberal Arts Examination Sem III
VISHRAM DHOLEVaishali NaikShivani Singh

BA Liberal Arts Examination Sem III

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B.Sc. Blended Dec 2020 Sem III Examination
Dr. Rohit BhagwatDr. Smita ChaturvediMallika JonnalagaddaBhushan KhairnarRENU MOHAN

B.Sc. Blended Dec 2020 Sem III Examination

Semester End Exam - B.Sc. Blended Dec 2020

Women and Development
Shivani Singh

Women and Development

This paper aims at introducing the various dimensions covering the relationship between women and development. Their role and participation in various developmental processes at international and national level as well as how the above impacted women in turn are to be studied. Women empowerment needs to be studied over various dimensions viz., social, economic and political. Thus, analyzing the status of women according to the indicators of women’s empowerment and the plans and policies introduced for women in India is pertinent to the subject.  The process of globalization has impacted the Indian women with reference to their employment, health and education. Especially the lives of rural and tribal women come under the ambit of environmental degradation due to macro-economic policies.

 The objectives of this elective paper are:

·         To discuss the global initiatives and UN safeguards introduced for women’s empowerment.

·         To discuss the major policies and programmes for the empowerment of women in India.

·         To assess how the development process affects women and men in different ways.

·         To explain the role of media and education in women’s empowerment.

Vaishali Naik


This course will focus on developing the basics of counseling. It will include the study of human behaviour at different stages and major life changes. It will examine strategies for positive behaviour management and emotional management.  The qualities of a counselor, techniques of counselling and a basic orientation to major therapies will be studied. The target groups, types of counseling and the main issues to be counseled will be taught. The course will also introduce an ethical approach to counseling. This course will be useful for self-development and a healthy regulation for emotional well-being and management. It will also be useful for those interested in the applied branches of psychology and an inclination to community help.

Linear Algebra
Dr. Smita Chaturvedi

Linear Algebra

Change of basis and linear transformations 1

Definition of eigenvectors and eigenvalues 1

Calculating eigenvalues and eigenvectors 1

Diagonalization of matrices; matrix powers 1

Orthogonal matrices, real symmetric matrices

Dr. Smita Chaturvedi


Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics.

Thermal equilibrium.

Transport, conduction, conductivity, diffusion in gases. 

The two-state paramagnet and the Einstein model of a solid; quantum

deviations from classical equipartition. Partition function. Interacting

systems, large systems, Stirling’s approximation

Heat engines, Carnot Cycle, Otto Cycle, Stirling Cycle.

Quantum Mechanics
Dr. Smita Chaturvedi

Quantum Mechanics

The Breakdown of Classical Physics

Matter Waves and Quantum Interpretation

Quantum Mechanics in One Dimension

Expectation Values, Observables and Operators

Tunnelling Phenomena

Quantum Mechanics in 3-dimensions

Hydrogen atom, hydrogenic ions, helium atom

Hydrogen molecule ion, hydrogen molecule


Indian Democracy-Principles and Practices
Vaishali Naik

Indian Democracy-Principles and Practices

Course Description: An informed and responsible awareness of the governance will help in evolving responsible and empowered citizens. The knowledge of the various bodies and workings of the arms of Indian Government is vital for strong civic sense of national stakeholders in sovereignty.

Course Objectives:

i)To create an informed understanding of the need for governance systems along with their core principles

ii)To get a systemic knowledge of the Indian constitution and the Indian Democracy

iii) To understand the Indian Electoral procedure

iv) To develop a critical viewpoint to understand and assess the Indian democratic experience

Presentation Skills
Shivani Singh

Presentation Skills


The paper has the following objectives

·       Develop the ability and confidence to communicate well orally

·       Acquaint students with the various stages of a good presentation & delivery skills

·       Encourage to become good listeners with active participation

·       Managing challenging audiences.


1.       Presentation Types and Forms           

·        Theme based presentations

·        Purpose based presentations- informative/ persuasive/ demonstrative/ entertaining.

·        Form based presentation- Collage making.

2.      News Presentation:

·        Understanding facts, focusing on gestures, controlled pace and pitch

·        Topic and Illustration Based Presentation           

•       Picture and non-verbal presentation

3.     Presentation on an Article

·       Presentation on an article for a magazine on trending issues

·       Presentation based on illustration: Poster presentation

4.     Presentation- Applications

·       Presentation: based on the current reading material

  •    ePortfolio: developing a self-presentation

Modern Indian Thinkers
Shivani Singh

Modern Indian Thinkers


Following are the broad aims of the paper-

•    To acquaint the students to some of the fundamental concepts propounded by modern Indian thinkers.

•    To apprise the students with a brief biographical timeline of the personalities under discussion.

•    To bring forward the intellectual, spiritual and philosophical link between the thought and consecutive action or outcome which brought forth the transition modern India experienced in the early twentieth century.

•    To bring the focus upon the pioneer women thinkers and reformers of the modern period.


1.      Rise of ‘Colonial Modernity’

•    Introduction to Indian renaissance movement

•    Characteristics of modern Indian thought.

•    Raja Rammohun Roy- Father of the Indian renaissance.

2.     Vivekananda & Tagore

•      Swami Vivekanand- Concept of Will andUniversal Religion.

•      Rabindranath Tagore- Humanism and Thoughts on Education.

3.     Ambedkar and Savarkar

•      Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar- Neo-Buddhism, Social Justice; views on social democracy & Hinduism

•      Vinayak Savarkar- Hindutva, Hindu Nationalism, social change & social reforms.

4.     Tarabai Shinde and PanditaRamabai

•      Tarabai Shinde- StreePurushTulna

•      PanditaRamabaiSaraswati- reform thoughts on position of women.

Important Text:

The English Works of Raja Rammohun Roy. The Panini Office

Builders of Modern India: Raja Rammohun Roy by Saumyendranath Tagore.

The Life and Letters of Raja Rammohun Roy  by S.D. Collet

The Complete Works of The Swami Vivekananda, Part V & Vol. VIII Mayavati Memorial Edition.

A Study of Religion by Swami Vivekananda

My Reminiscences by Rabindranath Tagore

The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore by K.S. Gupta

Towards Universal Man by Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore: Universality and Tradition by P.C. Hogan & L. Pandit

Toward Universal Religion: Voices of American and Indian Spirituality by D.R. Chandler

Dr. Ambedkar: Life and Mission by D. Keer

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: Writings and Speeches. Vols.

Hindutva by V.D. Savarkar

Hindu Rashtra Darshan by V.D. Savarkar

Stree-Purush Tulna by Tarabai Shinde

Pandita Ramabai Saraswati: Her life and work by P.S. Sengupta