Syllabus For The Subject FOUNDATION COURSE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

UNIT - 01

SCIENTIFIC TRADITIONS AND THE INTRODUCTION OF MODERN SCIENCE BY THE

EUROPEAN:

INDIAN SCIENTIFIC TRADITIONS - BIRTH OF MODERN SCIENCE - ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY -

BOTANICAL SURVEY - INVENTION AFTER INDEPENDENCE.

UNIT - 02

EMERGENCE OF SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS, DEVELOPMENT METEOROLOGICAL AND

ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCES:

EMERGENCE OF SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA - TECHNOLOGY AND THE SCIENTIFIC

REVOLUTION - SURVEY - SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES - DEVELOPMENT OF METEOROLOGICAL

SCIENCE - DEVELOPMENT OF ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCE - INDIAN INSTITUTES OF

MANAGEMENT - INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, BANGALORE - INDIAN INSTITUTES

OF TECHNOLOGY - INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE.

UNIT - 03

PROMOTION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

INSTITUTION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCES - THE INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR

THE CULTIVATION OF SCIENCE - INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS ASSOCIATION - INSTITUTE

OF ENGINEERS - INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY - HISTORY OF SCIENCE BOARD -

STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - INDIAN COUNCIL FOR

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (ISAR) - INDIAN COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH(ICMR) -

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH (CSIR) - INDIAN

METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT - PROMOTION OF SCIENCE BY UGC - INITIATIVES IN

INDIA - WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) - THE ROLE OF WHO IN PUBLIC HEALTH.

UNIT - 04

MEDICAL EDUCATION, VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RESEARCH BEFORE 1950:

MEDICAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCE - HISTORY OF MEDICAL EDUCATION - MEDICAL

RESEARCH - VETERINARY SCIENCE - CATTLE / BUFFALOES DEVELOPMENT - POULTRY

DEVELOPMENT - VETERINARY SCIENCE BEFORE INDEPENDENCE - VETERINARY

SCIENCE AFTER INDEPENDENCE.

UNIT - 05

TECHNICAL EDUCATION, ENGINEERING INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH PRIOR TO 1950:

TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND ENGINEERING UNDER THE BRITISH RULE - TECHNICAL

EDUCATION AND ENGINEERING PRIOR TO INDEPENDENCE IN THE 20TH CENTURY -

SECOND WORLD WAR AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND ENGINEERING - TECHNICAL

EDUCATION AND ENGINEERING AFTER INDEPENDENCE - INDIAN INSTITUTES OF

TECHNOLOGY AND REGIONAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE - ENGINEERING INSTITUTION -

POLYTECHNIC - DIPLOMA LEVEL INSTITUTION - INDUSTRY BEFORE 1950 - INDUSTRY

UPTO 1858 - INDUSTRIES UNDER THE CROWN - INDUSTRIAL SCENARIO.

UNIT - 06

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION UNDER BRITISH RULE:

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION - DEVELOPMENT OF MEANS OF TRANSPORT AND

COMMUNICATION - ROADS - RAILWAYS - EAST INDIAN RAILWAY COMPANY - EAST INDIA

RAILWAY - GREATER INDIAN PENINSULA RAILWAY - MADRAS RAILWAY - AIR

TRANSPORT - BASIC TECHNIQUES OF AIRPLANE - AERODYNAMIC FORCES -

HELICOPTER - SHIPS.

UNIT - 07

GREAT SCIENTISTS OF INDIA:

GREAT SCIENTISTS OF INDIA - BHASKARA I - BHASKARA II - JAGADISH CHANDRA BOSE -

SIR C.V. RAMAN - SRINIVASA RAMANUJAM - DR. P.C. RAY - SUBRAMANYAM

CHANDRASEKAR - HOMI JAHANGIR BHABHA - VIKRAM SARABHAI - DR. A.P.J ABDUL

KALAM.

UNIT - 08

ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN PROMOTING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SINCE 1950:

ROLE OF GOVERNMENT FOR HUMAN WELFARE - ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN THE

PROMOTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - RESOURCE ALLOCATION - SCIENCE AND

TECHNOLOGY POLICY - 2001 - VISION 2020 REPORTS - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAMMES.

UNIT - 09

DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE:

DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE - WHITE REVOLUTION (DAIRY) - GREEN REVOLUTION

IN AGRICULTURE - EXTENT OF GREEN REVOLUTION - CAUSES FOR GREEN REVOLUTION

- INTENSIVE AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT PROGRAMME - HIGH YIELDING VARIETIES

PROGRAMME - PATENTS ROLE IN AGRICULTURE - IMPACT OF GREEN REVOLUTION -

RESULTS - CULTIVATION OF WHEAT AND RICE - OTHER AGENCIES - PANCHAYAT

CENTRED ECO-DEVELOPMENT - TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGES IN AGRICULTURE AND

AGRICULTURAL INPUTS - H.Y.V. SEEDS - CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS - WATER

MANAGEMENT - PESTICIDES - SOIL CONSERVATION - MONSOON MANAGEMENT - ROLE

OF UNIVERSITIES AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS - TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL

UNIVERSITY.

UNIT - 10

ENERGY PROGRAMS:

NEW SOURCES ENERGY - CONVENTIONAL AND NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGIES -

FOSSIL FUEL - SOLAR ENERGY - WIND ENERGY - WORKING OF A WIND MILL - TIDAL

POWER - GEOTHERMAL ENERGY - BIO-GAS AND GOBAR GAS ENERGY - HYDROGEN

AND ALCOHOL AS FUEL - NUCLEAR ENERGY - ATOMIC ENERGY - BIOFUELS - CHEMICAL

ENERGY - ENERGY FROM WATER - DAM.

UNIT - 11

PROGRESS OF SPACE SCIENCE AND RESEARCH & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND

TELE-COMMUNICATION:

PROGRESS OF SPACE SCIENCE AND RESEARCH - RADAR - SONAR - INDIAN SPACE

RESEARCH ORGANISATION - INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION OF ISRO - INSAT SYSTEM -

INDIAN REMOTE SENSING SATELLITE SYSTEM - LAUNCH VEHICLES - POLAR SATELLITE

LAUNCH VEHICLE - GEOSYNCHRONOUS SATELLITE VEHICLE - LAUNCH

INFRASTRUCTURE - SPACE SERVICE - SPACE CENTRES AND LIMITS - INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY - MULTIMEDIA - CELLPHONE - VIDEOPHONE - ELECTRONIC MAIL -

INTERNET - SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY PARKS - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ENTREPRENEUR`S PARK - TELECOMMUNICATION - RADIO - TELEVISION - COMPUTERS -

SILICON VALLEY - GROWTH OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN INDIA SINCE 1950.

UNIT - 12

ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR POWER, BIOTECHNOLOGY, POLAR SCIENCE AND ANTARCTIC

EXPEDITION:

ATOMIC ENERGY AND NUCLEAR POWER - HEAVY WATER PRODUCTION - CENTRE FOR

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY - R AND D SUPPORT TO NUCLEAR POWER - ROBOTICS -

ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION - APPLICATION OF RADIO-ISOTOPES - NUCLEAR

AGRICULTURE - NUCLEAR MEDICAL AND HEALTH CARE - BIOTECHNOLOGY -

BIOFERTILIZERS - BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENT - MEDICAL

BIOTECHNOLOGY - FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY - MICROBIAL AND INDUSTRIAL

BIOTECHNOLOGY - LASER - POLAR SCIENCE AND ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS - LIVING

MARINE RESOURCES - AUTONOMOUS INSTITUTIONS.

 

DMCA.com Protection Status