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CBSE NET 2018 Buddhist Jaina Gandhian and Peace Studies Syllabus

Subject : Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies ( Code No : 60  )

Note

There will be two question papers. UGC NET Paper II will cover 50 Multiple Choice Questions ( Multiple choice, Matching type, True / False, Assertion – Reasoning type ) carrying 100 marks and UGC NET Paper III will have two Parts – A and B.

Part – A will have 10 short essay type questions ( 300 words ) carrying 16 marks each. There will be one question from each unit with internal choice from the same unit. Total marks will be 160.

Part – B will be compulsory and questions will be set from Unit – I to Unit – X.

The candidate will attempt one question from Part – B ( 800 words ) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of UGC NET Paper III will be 200.

UGC NET Paper II and Paper III ( Part A & B )

Unit – I

  • Life of Gautama Buddha.
  • Buddhist Councils and Theravada ( Hinayana ) as well as Mahayana Schools.
  • Introduction of Buddhism to Tibet, China and Japan.
  • Pali Tripitaka Literature.
  • Lives and works of Buddhaghosa, Dignanga and Dharmakirti.

Unit – II

  • Sila, Samadhi and Prajna.
  • Four Arya Satyas.
  • Arya Astangika Marga.
  • Pratityasamutpada.
  • Nirvana.

Unit – III

  • Buddhist Architecture – Bodh Gaya ( Mahabodhi ) Temple, Ajanta Cave – temple, Sanchi Stupa.
  • Buddhist Sculpture – Origin and Development of Buddha – image.
  • Status of Women in Buddhism.
  • Impact of Buddhism on Society.
  • Buddhism and Ecology.

Unit – IV

  • Life of Lord Rsabhadeva, Parsvanatha and Mahavira.
  • Jaina Councils and Schools – Digambara and Svetambara.
  • Prakrit Agama Literature.
  • Lives and works of Acarya Kundakunda, Umasvati and Haribhadrasuri.
  • Main Centres of Jaina Learning – Shravanabelgola, Jesalmera, Ahmedabad and Varanasi.

Unit – V

  • Five Vratas – Anuvratas and Mahavratas – Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacarya and Aparigraha.
  • Six Substances and Seven Fundamentals.
  • Triratna – Samyag Darsana, Jnana and Caritra.
  • Anekantavada and Syadvada.
  • Five kinds of knowledge – Mati, Sruti, Avadhi, Manahparyaya and Kevalajnana.

Unit – VI

  • Jaina Architecture – Ellora Cave, Khajuraho Temples and Mount Abu Temples.
  • Jaina Iconography – Images from Mathura and Shravanabelgola.
  • Status of Women in Jainism.
  • Impact of Jainism on Society – Vegetarianism ( Shakahar ), Four kinds of Charity ( Dana ).
  • Jainism and Ecology.

Unit – VII

  • Indian and Western sources of Influence on Gandhi.
  • Early childhood and life in England.
  • Gandhiji’s experiment of Satyagraha in South Africa.
  • Satyagraha Campaigns and Indian Freedom Movement.
  • Gandhiana.

Unit – VIII

  • Foundations of Gandhian Thought – God, Truth and Non – Violence.
  • Individual, State, Swaraj, Rights and Duties.
  • Philosophy of Sarvodaya.
  • Ends and Means.
  • Religion and Politics.

Unit – IX

  • Society and Varnasrama Dharma.
  • Ashram Vows.
  • Civilization and Education.
  • Trusteeship.
  • Constructive Programme, Sustainable Development and Swadeshi.

Unit – X

  • Concept of Peace.
  • Causes and Forms of Violence.
  • Conflict – Resolution and Satyagraha.
  • Peace Movements in India and Abroad.
  • Non – Violent and Ecology.

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