Organisation : Nagaland Public Service Commission
Announcement : Admit Card
Designation : Common Educational Services Examination 2015 CESE
Reference Number : Advertisement No. NPSC-2/2015
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With reference to the Advertisement No. NPSC-2/2015 dated 7th July 2015, Notification dated 14th July 2015, this is to inform all candidates concerned that the written examination for Common Educational Services Examination 2015 is scheduled to be held from 6th to 8th October, 2015.
2. Eligible Candidates have been issued individual ID number via sms to Mob.No furnished in the Application Form. They can download the Admission Certificate (containing details of routine and instructions etc.) by submitting the same at cese.npsc.co.in from 10th September 2015 onwards.
3. Candidates requiring assistance can call up NPSC helpdesk number +918259067553 on working days from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
4. No Candidates will be allowed to sit for the written examination without producing their Admission Certificate.
5. Rejected List of the applicants rejected for various reasons is displayed in the Commission’s Notice Board. It can also be accessed in the Commission’s website at npsc.co.in
SYLLABUS FOR COMBINED EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Full Marks: 200
GROUP A: DESCRIPTIVE:
1. John Donne: Batter My Heart Three Personed God
2. William Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey
3. Robert Browning: My Last Duchess
4. D.G. Rossetti: The Blessed Damozel
5. W.B.Yeats: The Second Coming
6. T.S.Eliot: The Love-song of J.Alfred Prufrock
7. Ted Hughes: The Thought-Fox
8. Robert Frost: Mending Wall
Unit II: FICTION
1. Thomas Hardy: Jude the Obscure
2. Joseph Conrad: The Heart of Darkness
3. Chinua Achebe: Arrow of God
4. Salman Rushdie: Midnight’s Children
Unit III: DRAMA
1. John Webster: The White Devil
2. Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest
3. Henrik Ibsen: A Doll’s I-louse
4. Harold Pinter: The Birthday Party
Unit IV: LITERARY THEORY and CRITICISM
1. T.S.Eliot: Tradition and the Individual Talent
2. Derrida: Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences
3. Elain Showalter: Towards a Feminist Poetics
4. Ronald Barthes: The death of the Author
Unit V: HISTORICAL and LITERARY TOPICS
1. Petrarchism and the Sonnet Cycle
2. The influence of Seneca and Classical dramatic theory
3. Metaphysical Poetry
4. Restoration Drama
5. The Romantic Concept of the imagination
6. The rise of the periodical essay and the Novel
7. The Victorian Novel
10. Modernism and Post-modernism
Unit VI: PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTIONS
Unit VII: COPY-EDITING
HISTORY OF INDIA
Full Marks: 200
Essay Type: 100
Objective Type: 100
a) Sources of Indian History
Archaeological sources; Literary sources; Foreign accounts.
b) Pre-history and Proto-history
Paleolithic and Mesolithic Cultures; Neolithic Cultures;
a) Vedic period
Migration, settlements, evolution of social & political institutions, religious and philosophical ideas, rituals and practices.
b) Period of Mahajanapadas
Formation of States (Mahajanapadas); spread of Jainism and Buddhism.
Post Mauryan Empire
Kushanas, Satavahanas, Sangam Age.
Imperial Guptas and Regional States of India
Pratiharas, Palas, Rashtrakutas, Pallavas.
Arab invasion of Sindh
Bhakti and Sufi Movements
The Delhi Sultanate
Political developments, Administration, Economic aspect and Socio- cultural life.
Political developments, Administration, Economic aspect and Socio- cultural life. (Akbar, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb etc.)
India in the 17th – 18th Century
Advent of the Europeans, Rise of British power; Expansion and consolidation (Robert Clive to Dalhousie)
India under the British Crown
Administration, Economic History and Indian Society in transition
Indian National Movement (Origin & Growth)
** Popular Resistance to Company’s Rule: Peasant and tribal movements; Moplah rebellion, Indigo riots, etc. Revolt of 1857: Causes, nature and results.
** Emergence of organized nationalism: Swadeshi Movement; Moderates – Formation of the INC, programme and plans of INC Extremist and Revolutionaries.
** Emerging communal trends: Communalism
** Constitutional development upto 1919
** Rise of Gandhi and the nature of Gandhian Movements: Kheda, Champaran, Mill workers strike, non-cooperation movement, Civil Disobedience movement
** Indian Polity(1939-45) and the Quit India Movement
** INA and Subash Chandra Bose
** Communal Politics and Partition