ENGLISH (15B11HS112) (3 CREDITS)
English as a Communication Tool: Basic aspects of English: LSRW: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing. Non-Verbal Communication, Presentation Techniques, Gambits, Phonetics, Grammar, Vocabulary Enrichment techniques, Error Analysis. Language through Literature: Forms of Literature & Rhetorical Devices, Short Story: Too Bad by Isaac Asimov; Poem: Where the mind is without fear by Rabindra Nath Tagore; One act Play Refund by Fritz Karinthy; Speech: Swami Vivekanand’s Chicago Speech; Textual Organisation: Letter Writing, Email Etiquettes, Feedbacks and Review Writing· Notice, Agenda and Minutes· Format of Report Writing· CV and Resume.
LIFE SKILLS AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION (22B12HS111) (2 CREDITS)
Introduction: Overview of Life Skills, Life Skills for Self, Family, Society and lifelong success. AdvancedLSRW Skills: Advanced Reading and Comprehension Skills, inferring lexical and contextual meaning, employing discourse analysis, Advanced Speaking Skills, Advanced Writing skills. Work-Place Skills: Interpersonal Skills: Team- work skills, Empathy, Emotional Intelligence, VUCA Leadership, Resilience, Tolerance, Self-Belief and Time Management. Presentation and Interaction Skills: Speech Delivery, Group Discussion, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Audience Analysis, Interviews, Assessment of Personality. Creativity and Critical Thinking: Creativity: Definition; Characteristics of Creative Person: Fluency; Originality; Curiosity; Critical Thinking, Problem Solving Techniques. Ethics and Holistic Life: Harmony in personal and social life, Concept of personal and group Ethics; Balance between - rights and duties-welfare of self and welfare of all. Understanding Nine universal values in relationships.Character, Righteousness and Virtues for A Meaningful Life: Self-Realization Through Spiritual texts.
ECONOMICS (15B11HS211) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Economics, Basics of demand, supply and equilibrium. Effects of tax and subsidies on Equilibrium, Elasticity of demand and supply. Theory of consumer choice, Business and economic forecasting- Regression analysis, Time Series Analysis, Production theory, Cost theory, Market structures – perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly. Macroeconomic Issues- National Income, Business Cycle, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal policy. Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal policy.
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (15B1NHS435) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Accounting, Understanding Accounting Elements; Double Entry bookkeeping system; Accounting Principles; Journal Transactions; Ledger Posting and Trial Balance; Capital and Revenue Expenditures and Receipts; Rectification of Errors; Bank Reconciliation Statement; Preparation of Financial Statements- Balance sheet, Profit and Loss account and Statement of Cash flows.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (15B1NHS433) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction; Basic Financial concepts; Time value of Money; Analysis of Financial Statements; Capital Budgeting: Principles and Techniques; Estimation of Cash Flows for Capital Budgeting; Long Term Sources of Finance; Concept and measurement of Cost of Capital; Operating and Financial Leverages; Capital structure decision through EBIT-EPS analysis; Working Capital Management.
INDIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM (17B1NHS732) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Financial system, its components and functions; Fund mobilization through Financial markets- Money market, Capital market, primary market, international markets; Investment fundamentals- risk and return; Stock valuation- Fundamental and Technical analysis; Investing in Mutual Funds and Insurance; Overview of Income Tax- Basics, residential status, salary income, other income and deductions.
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE (19B12HS812) (3 CREDITS)
Financial Globalization and Risk; Eurocurrency market and LIBOR; Globalization process; Theory of comparative advantage; Balance of Payments; BOP and key macroeconomic variables; Foreign Exchange market- functions, participants, types of transactions; Risk hedging through Foreign currency derivatives: Forwards, Futures, Options; Exchange rate determination theories- Purchasing Power Parity and Interest Parity; Foreign exchange exposures.
INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS (19B12HS412) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction of Industrial Economics. Industrial Organization and Market Structure. Industrial location and Industrial Productivity. Industrial Efficiency. Indian Industrial Growth and Pattern. Industrial Profile and Problems. Institutional Finance for Industrial Development. Industrial Imbalance & Social Security System provided by Government of India for various industries.
PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (16B1NHS532) (3 CREDITS)
Economic Growth and Development. Indicators of Development. National Income Accounting. Sustainable Development. Human Development Index (HDI). Demographic features of Indian Population; Rural-Urban Migration; Growth of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sector. Inflation, Business Cycle, Multiplier and Accelerator Interaction. Macro Economic Stability & Policies. Federal Development. Need for Planning-Democratic, Decentralised and Indicative Planning, Micro Level Planning.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE (19B12HS613) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction of International trade and globalisation. Theories of International Trade. Economic Growth and International trade: Terms of trade, Welfare implications (Tariffs, Quotas and non-tariff barriers); Technical progress, Growth and Trade. Balance of Payments. Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rate. Trade problems and trade policies in India. Foreign trade multiplier. The Theory of Regional Blocs & International organisation.
QUANTATIVE METHODS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES (16B1NHS332) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Quantitative Methods, Classification & Presentation of Data, Measures of Central Tendency, Dispersion, Association, Sampling and sample size estimation, Point estimation, Statistical Intervals based on Single sample, Hypothesis Testing based on single sample, Inferences based on Two samples, t, Z and chi- square and F tests, Simple Linear Regression and Correlation, Multiple Regression Model, Time Series Analysis, Multivariate Analysis- ANOVA, MANOVA, Factor Analysis, Discriminant Analysis.
ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS (19B12HS611) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Econometric Analysis, Statistical Inference, Regression Analysis- Two variable regression model; PRF; Classical assumptions of regression, Properties of OLS estimators; Gauss-Markov Theorem; Tests of Hypothesis, Measures of goodness of fit and limitations: R square and Adjusted R square, Failure of Classical Assumptions- Multicollinearity, Autocorrelation, and Heteroskedasticit, Time Series Analysis- Univariate: Lag Operator, ARMA , ARIMA models, Autoregressive Distributed Lag Relationship.
TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE (17B1NHS871) (3 CREDITS)
The Information Technology Revolution, how cultural beleifs influence technology, Principal theories of Culture, Cultural diversity and cross-cultural literacy. The communication process, intercultural communication. Marketing in a cross environment, Theories of culture centric leadership and their global relevance, Expatriation and repatriation, Developing competencies for global citizens and ethical guidelines for global citizens.
SERVICE MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT (16B1NHS832) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Services, The Challenges, The Services Marketing Mix, Managing Customer Behaviour, Challenges of Measuring Service Quality, Measures of Service Quality, Dimensions of Service Quality, Customer Satisfaction Measures, creating value in a competitive market and service promotion, Planning and branding service products, New service development. Culture and Service Technology & Service Strategy Planning and managing service delivery
MARKETING MANAGEMENT (18B12HS611) (3 CREDITS)
The new age marketing. Marketing environment and market research. Assessing opportunities in a dynamic marketing environment. Consumer behavior. Segmentation targeting and positioning. Product, branding. Pricing products: pricing considerations and strategies. Marketing channels, integrated-marketing communications. The new age social marketing and ethics in marketing
SOCIAL AND LEGAL ISSUES (18B12HS812) (3 CREDITS)
Social impact on information system and technology, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, professional conduct: code of ethics for an engineer, ethics in bio-tech, introduction to constitution, right to information, consumer protection act, contract act, company act, negotiable instruments acts, intellectual property issues: what is intellectual property, copyright law, trademark and law of patent. Computer crimes and it act.
ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (18B12NHS813) (3 CREDITS)
Meaning, Scope and origins of Organizational Psychology, Scientific Management, The Hawthorne Studies and the Human Relations Approach to Management and Ergonomics, Job Analysis, Job Evaluation, Personnel Selection, Training, Performance Appraisal, Motivation, Leadership, Learning Organization, Organizational Culture, Organizational Culture, Factors Contributing to Positive Organizational Culture, Toxic Factors in the Workplace, Modern Organization Design Stress at Work
DISASTER MANAGEMENT (15B1NHS731) (3 CREDITS)
Concepts and definitions of Disaster Management, Hazard, Vulnerability, Natural and manmade disaster their relationship. Causes and Impacts - in terms of caste, class, gender, Global trends in disasters, urban disasters, pandemics. Approaches to Disaster Risk reduction, Pandemics(Covid-19) Disaster cycle-mitigation and preparedness, Inter-relationship between Disasters and Development, Relevance of indigenous knowledge, Disaster Risk Management in India, Waste Management Institutional arrangements
DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AND RURAL ENGINEERING (21B12HS311) (3 CREDITS)
Rural Development: Concepts, principles and Indicators. Public Policies and Rural Development- Poverty, Employment generation, Skill formation, Infrastructure and MSMEs. Rural Development Administration and Panchayati Raj Institutions. Rural Development Issues and Challenges- migration, employment in line with sectoral distribution, consumption and production linkages. Recent packages and schemes implemented in rural India, Budget allocation for rural development.
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (15B1NHS432) (3 CREDITS)
Definition, Nature, and Scope of Psychology; Approaches; Methods. Person, Consciousness, Behavior and Experience. Perception and learning. Memory: Process, Retrieval, Stages. Motivation: Theories of Motivation. Emotions: Concept, Theories. Intelligence: Nature, Theories, Measurement and Approaches. Personality: Approaches, Theories; Techniques of Assessment. Psychology of Adjustment: Psychological Disorders: Anxiety, Stress, Depression; Psychotherapies.
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (16B1NHS632) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology; Historical Background, Approaches; Perceptual Processes Attention-theories, Selective attention, divided attention; Memory; Imagery; Language: Structure of language and its acquisition, speech perception, factors affecting comprehension; Thinking; Types of thinking, Problem Solving approaches, Creativity; Decision Making.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT (19B12HS311) (3 CREDITS)
Foundation, nature and development of entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Mind; Beginning Considerations: Creativity and developing business ideas; Opportunity recognition, Opportunity assessment; Developing Marketing Plans: Developing a Marketing Plan, E-commerce, Integrated Marketing Communications; Developing Financial Plans: Sources of Funds, Managing Cash Flow, Creating a successful Financial Plan, Business plan; Leading Considerations: Developing Team, Inviting candidates to join team, Leadership model.
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY (18B12HS211) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to the Psychology of Personality, Definition and Approaches, Research methods; Determinants of Psychology of Personality: Motivation and Emotion, Interior selves and interior worlds, Mental abilities; Psychoanalytical Theory of Personality: Freud, Neo Freudians: Jung, Horney, Erikson; Trait Approach: Allport, Cattell, Biological Approach, Social learning , Humanistic approach; Assessment of Personality: Interviews, Projective tests, Behavioral assessment, Personality inventories.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN FINANCIAL SERVICES (19B12HS814)(3 CREDITS)
Introduction -Financial services, Digitization, Digitalization, Digital Transformation, digital tools in finance, importance and risks. Digital Payment System- Electronic commerce, Advantages & Disadvantages of e commerce, Categories of e commerce, E payment systems, Electronic wallets, Smart Cards, credit cards, debit cards, Advantages and Disadvantages. Digitization in Banking- Banking: its types, evolution of e banking payment mechanisms, RTGS,NEFT, AEPS, UPI, POS, Digital wallets, Future of e- banking, challenges in digital era. Business Models for Digital Financial Services-Revenue stream Distribution strategy Partnership strategy technology Implementation. Consumer Behaviour’s in Digital Economy, Digital Disruptions in Insurance: Digital Changes in Life Insurance, Health & Other Insurance. Digital Financial Services Risk and its Management- Strategic Risk, Regulatory, Operational Risk, Technology, Financial, Political Risk, and Fraud risk, Agent Management Risk, Reputational Risk, Partnership Risk, Risk Management. Digital/E-Income Tax Filing- Income tax filing, Issues related and suggestions & Organizing for digital Innovation.
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (15B1NHS434)(3 CREDITS)
Management an Overview, Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Management,Omnipotent and Symbolic View, Characteristics and importance of organisational culture, Relevance of political,legal,economic and Cultural environments to global business, Nature& Purpose, Steps involved in Planning, Objectives, Setting Objectives, Process of Managing by Objectives, Strategies, Policies & Planning Premises, Competitor Intelligence, Benchmarking, Forecasting, Decision-Making, Organising ,Benefits and Limitations-De-Centralization and Delegation of Authority, Authority versus Power ,Contemporary Organisational Designs and Contingency Factors, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, Introduction to Controlling System and process of Controlling, Requirements for effective control, The planning Control link, The process of control, types of control The Budget as Control Technique, Information Technology in Controlling.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (17B1NHS731) (3 CREDITS)
CRM-Strategic Imperatives, Conceptual Foundations of CRM, Building Customer Relationships, Relationship Marketing and Economics of CRM, CRM in B2C, B2B Markets, Customer Experience Management, Components of e CRM solutions (Overview) and Role of Digital Technologies, Product offerings in the CRM Marketplace (Overview) and CRM Roadmap, Operational issues in implementing CRM, Social CRM.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIETY(19B12HS612)(3 CREDITS)
Introduction, Individuals Online and Rules for engagement for social media, The Online Marketing Mix, The Online Consumer and Social Media, Online Branding and Traffic Building, Web Business Models, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Marketing Plan, Market Influence analytics in a Digital Ecosystem, The Contemporary Digital Revolution and its impact on society, Integrating Mobile into Social Media Marketing.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT (16B1NHS631) (3 CREDITS)
Project Management Concepts, Project life cycle, Roles and responsibilities of project manager, Project selection - criteria and models, Project planning, Project strategy - risk management, budgeting and cost estimates. Scheduling - Network techniques, Gantt charts, Resource allocation, Monitoring and information system, Project control, Project Termination
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (16B1NHS635) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction, Challenges and Opportunities, Rise of Globalization, Managing Workforce Diversity, Job Design, Flexible Work Environment, Leadership-Authentic Leadership, Dimensions of Trust, Counselling and Mentoring, Power and Organizational Politics, Employee Engagement, Organizational Culture and Workplace Spirituality, Organizational Change and Development.
MANAGERIAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS (17B1NHS734) (3 CREDITS)
Fundamentals and Functions of Business Communication, Communication Skill Assessment and Development Plan for Students, Professional Etiquettes and Mannerism, Interpersonal Skills, Defensive and Non-Defensive Communication, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills, Corporate Communication, Group Discussion, Interview Preparation, Psychometric Tests, Data Interpretation and Decision Making, Intercultural Communication, Ethics of Business Communication.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (18B12HS814) (3 CREDITS)
Types of Knowledge, Introduction to Knowledge Management, Life Cycle of a Knowledge Management System, Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Architecture, Capturing Tacit Knowledge, Knowledge Codification and System Implementation, Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Sharing, Managing Knowledge Workers, Knowledge Management Strategies, Ethical, Legal and Managerial Issues.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (16B1NHS431) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction: Definition, functions and relation to other managerial functions, Nature, Scope and Importance. Employer Selection: Recruitment, Training and Learning: Need Identification; Psychological Factors in Learning; Training Methods in the Workplace; Effective Training Programs. Performance Appraisal and Remuneration: company’s wage policy, Job Evaluation, Issues in wage administration, Bonus and Incentives. Human Relations and Industrial Relations: Role of Trade unions, Collective Bargaining, Workers' participation in management.
STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (18B12HS311) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction -Role of HR in strategy; Evolution of SHRM; Theoretical Perspectives on SHRM; Strategic HR environment and evaluation. Strategic HR Planning and Acquiring- HR Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Training & Development- Linkage between Business Strategy and training, Strategic Performance, Compensation and Career Management, Career Management systems; Work Life Integration.
HUMAN RESOURCE ANALYTICS(18B12HS412) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Human Resource (HR) Analytics: Understanding the need for mastering and utilizing HR analytic techniques. Current state of HR analytic professional and academic training, HR’s Contribution to Business Value, the Changing Nature of HR. Human Resource information systems and data: Understanding HR metrics and data, Data collection, tracking, entry, Analysis software options, Using SPSS, Preparing the data, Using Tableau. Analysis Strategies: From descriptive reports to predictive analytics, Statistical significance, Data integrity, Types of data, Categorical variable types, Continuous variable types, Dependent variables and independent variables, Introduction of tools for HR data analysis: Correlation, Regression, Factor Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Structural equation modelling. Application of Human Resource Analytics: Workforce Planning Analytics, Diversity Analytics, Talent Sourcing Analytics, Talent Acquisition Analytics, Talent Engagement Analytics, Training and Intervention Analytics, Analytical Performance Management, Retention Analytics. Future of Human Resource Analytics: Impact of Artificial Intelligence, IOT and Blockchain on HR.
GLOBAL POLITICS (20B12HS311) (3 CREDITS)
Globalization Conceptions and Perspectives: Political Dimension of globalization, Globalization and Culture, Technological Dimensions, Debates on territoriality and sovereignty; Global Economy: IMF, WTO, World Bank, Rise of TNCs, Global resistances; Contemporary Global Issues-I: ecological issues, proliferation of nuclear weapons; Contemporary Global Issues-II: international terrorism and migration and human security
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (15B1NHS832) (3 CREDITS)
Basic Concepts: Balance of power and Collective security, National Interest; An Overview of Twentieth Century International Relations History: World War-1, Bolshevik revolution, Second world war; Cold War Politics; India’s foreign policy during the Cold War era: basic determinants and Non-alignment policy, India’s foreign policy in the Post- Cold War era: LEP, SAARC, impediments to regional cooperation; Emergence of Other Power Centres: EU, Russia, China and Japan
INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY (18B12HS811) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction: Scope and importance; Theoretical Orientation: Functional, Marxian and Weberian theories; Social dimensions of work (I): unpaid work, white collar work; (II): gender, caste, race and ethnic dimension of work; Industrialization in India: trade unions and challenges in the LPG era; Contemporary Issues: Globalisation and technology;Automation of work and its impact and new employment trends; New initiatives in India: make inIndia, start-upIndia, skill development
HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE (17B1NHS733)(3 CREDITS)
Conceptual Background of Human Rights and Social Justice: Three Generations of Human Rights; Evolution of Human Rights: Magna Carta, US Declaration of Independence, French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, US Bill of Rights, Geneva Convention; International Human Rights Standards: UDHR,ICCPR; Human Rights of the specially disadvantaged sections of the society: women, children, scheduled caste/tribe; Human Rights of the Working Class: migrant and bonded labour; Emerging Dimensions of Human Rights: science and technology, national sovereignty
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (15B1NHS431) (3 CREDITS)
Communication Skills through Literature: Literary Genres & Devices; Poems: On His Blindness: John Milton; My Last Duchess: Robert Browning; Hope is a Thing with Feathers: Emily Dickinson; A Prayer before Birth: Louis MacNeice; Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa T.S.: Nissim Ezekiel. Prose & Short Story: The Spectator Club: Richard Steele; Evidence:Isaac Asimov; Toba Tek Singh: Saadat Hasan Manto. Drama: Bhartendu Harishchandra: AndherNagriChaupat Raja; The Characters of Macbeth & Lady Macbeth as Universal Characters; G. B. Shaw: Arms & the Man. Novel: To Sir with Love: E.R. Braithwaite
LITERATURE AND ADAPTION (16B1NHS636) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Literary Devices: Figures of speech, Character, Plotline, Conflict, Point of View. Literature & Adaptation: Understanding Cultural Contexts:Forms of Adaptation; Cinematography & Narratology. Literary Theories. Framework: Adaptation Theories; Reader Response & Audience Response Theories. Play & Adaptations: The Pygmalion: George Bernard Shaw; Hamlet: William Shakespeare. Case Study of Classic Fairy Tale The Sleeping Beauty & its Adaption Maleficent. Novel & Adaptations: The Giver: Lowry; The Godfather: Mario Puzo.
INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY FORM OF LITERATURE (16B1NHS434) (3 CREDITS)
Introducing Literary Theories: From Formalism to Reader Response Theory: Major Terms & Concepts; Narrative Art & Narratology; Language & Style: An Introduction. Introducing New Forms & Sub Genres Today: Features & Portions: New Fiction: Graphic Novels, Cyberpunk; Written Communication through Non-Fiction: Memoirs & Autobiographies, Biographies & Personal Narrative. Texts Across Continents: Cinderella (Poem) - Roald Dahl(Modern Retellings/ Children’s Literature; Eat Pray & Love (Adaptation & Travelogue); Margaret Atwood: Penelopiad (Canadian), Girish Karnad: Hayavadana (Short Play, Indian); Sweetness (Short Story) – Toni Morrison(Afro-American Lit/ Post-Colonial Literature); Neuromancer (Science Fiction) – William Gibson(.Sci-fi (Cyberpunk)
GENDER STUDIES (16B1NHS831) (3 CREDITS)
Introducing Gender Issues; Gender Stereotyping and Gender Discrimination, The Other and Objectification, Gender Perspectives of Body & Language, Social Construction of Feminity& Feminism, Social Construction of Masculinity, Major Theories & Theories of Feminism and Masculinity, Gender Sensitization Empowerment & Gender Inclusivity, Women and Law: Women Rights In India, Women’s Studies to Gender Studies: A Paradigm Shift. Gender Studies & Media: Creating New Paradigms in Gender & Culture
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (15B1NHS433) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction: Emergence of Sociology- forces and historical background, nature and scope, relationship with other social sciences, difference between common sense and sociology, Major sociological perspective and methods, the sociological imagination; Basic Concepts of Sociology: Society, Culture, Groups, sub-groups, Communities, Association, Organization, social interaction and social structure: status and role; Social stratification: Stratification-concept, theories and type. Basis of stratification caste, class, gender and race, status and Roles; Sociology of Institutions: Kinship, Family ,Religion, Education & Economy in Society; Process of Change and Mobility: Concept, theories and Agents of Social Change, Process of Social Change in Indian Society: Sanskritization, Westernization, Modernization, Urbanization; Politics and Society: Power, Elite, Bureaucracy, Pressure groups, Political parties, nation, state and civil society, protest, agitation and Social Movements
SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH (16B1NHS531) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Youth: Meaning and characteristics of youth, demographic profile of youth in India, Challenges faced by Youth, Youth’s roles and responsibilities in society; Youth Culture: Concept of Youth Culture, role of Popular culture in shaping youth culture; Perspectives on Youth Culture: Functionalist, Conflict, Interactionist and Feminist Perspective on Youth Culture, Youth and Gender; Youth and Identity: Social divisions: sexuality, urban and rural youth, social identities: subcultural, digital, Experiences of youth to negotiate identities in contemporary societies; Socialization of Youth: Concept and process of socialization, Internalization of norms, types of socialization, conditions of learning, internalized objects, theories of socialization, stages of socialization, adult socialization, agents of socialization, role of culture in socialization, socialization and cultural differences, importance of socialization, Failure of the socialization process; Problems of Youth: Role and Value conflicts, Generation Gap, Career decisions and Unemployment, Emotional adjustment, Coping with pressures of living, Unequal Gender norms, Crime (Social Strain theories); Changing perceptive of Youth and Youth Culture in 21st century: involvement of youth in major decision making institutions, Post-modernity and Youth, Youth Unrest.
SOCIOLOGY OF MEDIA (16B1NHS435) (3 CREDITS)
The Social Organization of Media and Popular Culture, Theoretical Orientations about media and popular culture, Production of Media and Popular Culture Risk Management in Popular Culture Industries, Cultural Consumption and Social Class Digital Age, Construction of subjectivities, Audience reception, New media as technology and New media and alternative identities, politics, Global Media and Global Perspectives.
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (21B12HS312) (3 CREDITS)
Basic Accounting concepts and financial statements, Management Accounting system, Influences on accounting systems, Ethical conduct for accountants, Cost Concepts and cost behaviour, Cost Management Systems, Traditional and Activity Based costing systems, Pricing decisions, Make or buy decision, Functional budgets, Master budget, Fixed and flexible budgets, Variance analysis, Management control system.
URBAN SOCIOLOGY (21B12HS411) (3 CREDITS)
This course will help students understand the concepts and theories of Urban Sociology. They would be able to apply an analytical framework to understand the structural characteristics of cities students are residing in. The course covers different theories and topics like Origin of urban societies, Rural-Urban Continuum, The Classical Foundations of Simmel, Max Weber, Tonnies, Louis Wirth, Durkhiem and Friedrich Engels, The Chicago School, Concentric zone theory (Burgess), Sector theory (Hoyt), Multiple Nuclei theory (Harris and Ullman), Political Economy of Cities, Henry Lefebvre, Class Conflict Theories, Accumulation Theory, Neoliberalism, Neo-Weberian, Neo- Marxism, Colonialism, Social Area Analysis, Urban Social Divisions, Gendered spaces, Concentration and Centralization, Segregation, Cooperatives, Role of Cooperatives in Urban planning and development, Urban planning and issues in India, technology and urbanisation, globalisation and Urban Development, Sustainable Urban Development.
VALUE ADDED COURSE
POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (21B13HS311)
Concepts and Dimensions of Poverty, Inequality and Human Development, Measurement of Poverty and Inequality: Steps and Axioms. Data sources and Issues: Census Data, Unit level Household Data, Geospatial Data, Satellite Image Data, Determinants/ Factors: Demographics, Household, Individual, and Macroeconomic variables, Introduction to Stata, Regression- Linear and Binary models, Review of different public policies of GOI to eradicate poverty. Role of education and health care policies to strengthen human development.
THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE (16B1NHS634)
History of theatre: role of theatre in human culture with special reference to India, Forms and Elements of Theatre: Classical and contemporary. Types of theatre: dance, musical, puppet, mime, mask, etc., Stage and its requirements, Select schools of drama--Natya Shastra, Stanislavsky and Brecht. Text and its interpretation—Mother Courage, Galileo Role play—developing character, developing relations with other characters, Back-stage work—management, planning, execution.
EFFECTIVE TOOLS FOR CAREER MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT (18B13HS612)
Introduction to Career Life cycle: Introduction to Career Life Cycle of an individual-Role and importance of human resource in an organization, Evolution of Strategic Human Resource Management. Practical Sessions on Resume and Cover Letter Writing. Self-Branding and strategies to do well in Recruitment and Selection: Introduction to complete cycle of Recruitment and Selection, Introduction to various tools used for assessment and testing candidates. Practical Sessions on Job Description, Job Specification and Self-Branding, Psychometric self-reflection tools. Personnel Development and your career: Introduction to various techniques used for learning and development, measure of training effectiveness, Training techniques / delivery, Kirkpatrick Model, Succession Planning, Transactional Analysis. Practical Sessions on Johari Window and Transactional Analysis. Human Resource Evaluation and Compensation: Measurement Approach, Key Result Areas, Key Performance Indicators, Assessment Centre, 360 Degree feedback, Compensation package, ESOPs, Performance based pay, Reward management. Practical Sessions on HR Interview and Mock HR Interview. Human Resource Control and special topics: Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and Competency Management. Practical Sessions on Group Discussions and Mock Group Discussions.
AN INTRODUCTION TO TRANSLATION AND TRANSLATION STUDIES (16B19HS691)
Introducing Translation & Translation Studies: Meaning of Translation & its types, Evolution of Translation Studies as a Discipline & its Relevance Today; Linguistics for Semiotic & Intralingual Translation: Introducing Lexical, Morphological, Syntactic, Semantic & Semiotic Terminologies; Translation Problems & Strategies: Lexical & Syntactic Problems, Syntactic, Semantic & Pragmatic Strategies of Translation, Oblique Translation; Translation Theories & Major Theorists of Translation Studies: Pure & Applied Translation, Holmes/Toury Map, Van Doorslaer Map, Major Theorists: Nida, Catford, Vermeer, Baker, Newmark, Nord & Gambier, Concept of Equivalence & Cultural Translation.
INDIAN CONSTITUTION AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE (20B13HS311) (3 CREDITS, AUDIT)
The Indian Constitution: Historical Background to the Indian Constitution, Salient features, fundamental rights, fundamental duties, directive principles, amendments; Organs of the Government: executive, legislature, judiciary, Nature of Federalism in India: centre-state relations, special provisions of some states and 5th and 6th schedule, emergency provisions; Local Governance in India: panchayats, municipalities and civil society; Traditional knowledge: Kautilya;’s theory of state; Challenges to Indian Democracy: caste and gender
ENGLISH FOR RESEARCH PAPER WRITING (19M13HS111)(2 CREDITS, AUDIT)
Grammar & Usage: Structure of English Language; Voice, Aspect & Tense; SVOCA; Sense & Sense Relations in English;Enhancing Vocabulary; Connotation, Denotation & Collocation; Elements of Paper Writing, Paraphrasing & Writing: Highlighting Your Findings, Hedging and Criticising, Paraphrasing and Plagiarism, Sections of a Paper, Abstracts; Introduction; Key Skills Needed: Key skills needed when writing a Title, Writing an Abstract, an Introduction, a Review of the Literature, Methods & Results, Discussion & Conclusion; Refining the Paper: Incorporating useful phrases, Editing , Proofreading, References, Annexure and Ensuring good quality in submission.
PRESENTATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS (19M21HS111)(2 CREDITS, AUDIT)
Communication Process, Grammar, and Vocabulary, Communication: Definition, Model, Channel, Goals, Process of Communication: Linear Concept, Shannon-Weaver Model, the Two-Way Process, Communication Traits: Communication, Apprehension, Style, Argumentativeness and Verbal, Aggressiveness; Intercultural Communication: Recognizing cultural diversity: variations in a diverse world, Developing Cultural Intelligence: Business Etiquettes, and Presentation Skills; Communication for Conflict Management; Communication for Employment; Technical Communication.
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA (19M13HS211)(2 CREDITS, AUDIT)
History of Making of the Indian Constitution: History and drafting committee; Philosophy of the India Constitution: preamble and salient features; Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles: conflict between fundamental rights and directive principles of state policy, fundamental duties, Organs of Governance: Parliament, executive and judiciary; Local Administration: panchayati raj and municipalities, Election Commission: role and functioning.
COST ACCOUNTING FOR ENGINEERING PROJECTS (19M12HS211) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction & Overview of Cost Management Process, Cost Concepts, Objectives of a costing system, Inventory Valuation, Provision of data for decision making. Project execution; Meaning, Different types, cost overruns centres, various stages of project execution, Project execution as conglomeration of technical and nontechnical activities. Project execution, Project cost control, bar charts & network diagrams, Project commissioning. Distinction between Marginal Costing and Absorption Costing; Break-even Analysis, Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis. Various decision-making problems. Standard Costing and Variance Analysis. Pricing strategies: Pareto Analysis. Target costing, Life Cycle Costing. Costing of service sector. Just-in-time approach. Material Requirement Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, Total Quality Management and Theory of constraints. Activity-Based Cost Management, Bench Marking; Balanced Score Card& value chain analysis. Flexible budgets, Performance budgets, zero based budgets, Measurements of divisional profitability pricing decisions including transfer pricing.
DATA ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH (15P1NHS231) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Quantitative Methods, Classification & Presentation of Data: Tabulation-Types of Table, Diagrammatical and Graphical presentation; Hypothesis Testing: Hypothesis Testing based on single sample, Inferences based on Two samples, t, Z and chi- square and F test, Multivariate Data Analysis: ANOVA, MANOVA, Factor Analysis, Discriminant Analysis, Regression Analysis: Failure of Classical Assumptions, Model specification
ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (12PCGM01) (3 CREDITS)
Introduction to Research: Philosophy and paradigms. Research process: Selection of problem, Review of literature, Research questions and objectives, Data and methodology, formulation of hypotheses, Data collection and sampling, Analysis and Interpretation of results. Research Design: Quantitative and Qualitative design. Data Collection: Methods (Survey, Questionnaire, Interview schedules and Case Studies etc.) Measurement and scaling, sampling and data preparation, Analysis and Interpretation: Data analysis, hypothesis testing, result interpretation and writing synopsis, planning of thesis.
AFRICAN - AMERICAN LITERATURE (17P1NHS236) (3 CREDITS)
The course aims to explore and understand AfricanAmerican culture through their writings. Examine the contributions of selected writers and writings in the growth/transformation of America’s history. The course will also evaluate various criticisms of different aspects of African American Literature against one another. Text: The Experience of Thomas H. Jones who was a Slave for Forty-Two years; The Bluest Eye- Toni Morrison; The Color Purple: Alice Walker; A Brief History of Seven Killings-Marlon James; Getting to Happy-Terry McMillan
COMMON WEALTH LITERATURE (17P1NHS235) (3 CREDITS)
The course seeks to understand the underlying principles in the literature through the eco-cultural and literary atmosphere of commonwealthcountries. It also aims to understand the literary perspectives of writers of commonwealthcountries. Introduction: Defining Commonwealth Literature; Framework: Theory, Narrative & Inventions of Post-Colonial Identity; Texts: .Australian: A.D.Hope Arrow of God: Chinua Achebe In the Castle of My Skin: George Lamming The White Tiger: Arvind Adiga, Kiran Desai’s Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard Ngugi Wathiong’O’s A Grain of Wheat Samuel Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners, Where is the Voice Coming From?-Rudy Weibe, The House left in English-Les Murray In the Secular Night: Margaret Atwood “Letters to Martha” by Dennis Brutus “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka Nectar in a Sieve: Kamala Markandaya
SEMANTICS LANGUAGES AND CULTURAL PERCEPTION (14P1NHS232)(3 CREDITS)
The course seeks to develop an understanding of language acquisition and of language change. To be able to understand how language is constructed, interpreted, clarified, obscured, illustrated, simplified, negotiated, contradicted and paraphrased. Introduction: Semantics & Semiotics; Narratology: Studies Plot, Conflict, Characters,POV, Techniques; Cultural: Stuart Hall Raymond Williams Pierre Bourdieu Mulvey Greenblatt; Reader Response theory: Stanley Fish WolfangIser Hirsch; Audience Response Theory: Hypodermic Needle Two Step Flow Uses and Gratification Reception theory; Language as a social Phenomenon: Semantic & Semiotic Analysis.
THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LITERARY CRITICISM (20P12HS112) (3 CREDITS)
The course focuses on demonstrating familiarity with the prominent theorists and critics, and the historical and cultural contexts important to those theories. It analyzes specific literary theories in order to distinguish them from other theories and to identify the structure and logic of their arguments. The course also aims to analyze the basic tenets of Indian poetics along with the application of literary theoretical concepts. Classical Theorists: Plato Aristotle Horace Longinus; Structuralism: Saussure Levi Strauss; Post Structuralism: Nietzsche, Derrida Barthes Foucault; Psychoanalytical Criticism: Freud Lacan Harold Bloom; Indian Poetics:Alamkara, Rasa, Vakrokti, Auchitya; Application on Select Texts: Poem: To His Coy Mistress Play: Hamlet Novel: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS IN TECHNICAL WRITING (18P1NHS232) (3 CREDITS)
Basic Skills of Expression in English (LSRW) L & R: Listening and Reading. Word Structure & Word Formation Speech Representations Cohesion & Transition. Grammar & Academic English: Concord Voice, Tense, Aspect & Mood Structure of Clauses and Phrases Hedging & Boosting. Language Principles, Subfields of Linguistics Approaches to Linguistics and to study language. Stylistics: Norms, Probabilities & Possibilities in Style Stylistic Choices & Stylistic Markers; Creating a Conscious Style. Contrastive Analysis: Error Analysis; Remedial. Semantics & Creativity in Technical Writing: Meaning of Meaning; Types of Meaning & Context; Use of Homophones, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, One-word substitutes, Jargons in Technical Writing; Discourse Analysis & Meaningful Composition
SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPING SOCIETIES/THIRD WORLD (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
Neo-evolutionary, modernisation and neo-modernisation theories of development, Marxist and neo-Marxist theories of development, The newly industrialising countries, Global approaches to development, Political processes and social change, Rural, Urban and Women Development Alternative approaches to development, climate change and other emerging issues through modern development
GENDER, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
The course aims to study social construction affecting ideas of masculinity and femininity or other sexual identities. Gender intertwines with societal areas of economy, technology, polity, religion and demography. The important role played by social structures and institutions such as caste, kinship, family, marriage, ethnicity, religion and class in structuring gender and vice- versa Transformations at the global and local levels and their impact on individual lives. Challenges posed to intimate human relationships and identities by new reproductive technologies such as invitro-fertilization, surrogacy, sex selection contemporary issues of equality: are there physical and mental health disparities between men and women status of LGBT.
SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
Research Theories: Positivists and Empirism, Phenomenology Grounded Theory, Ethnomethodology Symbolic Interactionism, Interpretivist Feminists Postmodernists. The Design: Naturalistic,Emergent, Purposeful, The Collection of Data: Personal experience and engagement, Empathic neutrality Dynamic systems --The Analysis: Unique case orientation Inductive analysis Holistic perspective Context sensitive Voice, perspective, and reflexivity Individual interviews Focus groups, case studies life histories, ethnographic research and longitudinal studies. Secondary sources: Previous research, Official statistics, Mass media products, Diaries, Letters, Government reports, Web information & Historical data and information
SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
The course aims to study the relationship between the subcultureof science and the wider culture of knowledge which surrounds it. It seeks to analyse the nature of scientific knowledge and the general characteristics of scientific research which make such knowledge possible. Whether the presentframework of organisingknowledge is itself an object of sociological investigation? Comparison of methods of acquiring and of validating knowledge claims across cultures. Investigation through case studies of the various cognitive frameworks. Transfer of scientific and other expertise to wider subculture. It will also study the Nature of the scientificcommunity, and of communication within a community and inter-community through networking.
SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
The course will study Classical Theories of Positivism, evolutionism and Marxism, structuralism and functionalism in sociology and social anthropology. Exchange theory. Symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, neo-Marxism; postmodernism. The purpose of the course is two-fold: first, to introduce the student to the field of social theories; and second, to present him with some perspectives whereby he may develop a better understanding of both his social environment and theoretical understanding.
SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL POLICY (Xxxxx)(3 CREDITS)
Economic inequality, neighbourhoodsand spatial segregation, poverty, changing family structures, race and ethnicity, immigration, educational access and quality, political inequalities and participation, and comparative and institutional studies of social policy
ANALYSING HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS OF INDIA (22P12HS111) (3 CREDITS)
This course will help PhD scholars to learn and understand about the Indian Unit Level Household Data sources, evaluating different ways to process information of Unit Level Household Data, and applying a software orientation (STATA) to incorporate household surveys, process sampling information and data cleaning.
GERMAN (16B1NHS533) (2 CREDITS)
The course will help students understand the usage of Functional Grammar, the daily life conservations in German at public places, viz. railway stations, restaurants. The students will learn to converse in German; introduce themselves to a German native speaker in a culturally correct manner.The pupils will also be able to understand and write simple emails in German.
FRENCH (16B1NHS534) (2 CREDITS)
The French language course is for beginners (with no previous knowledge of French). The focus of this class is on real-life language use, aiming to enable students with three skills: understanding the gist of French communication, develop listening skills and communicate in French on everyday topics and be able to write composition, notes and letters on familiar topics.
Note: The list of electives may be expanded as per need.