Andhra Pradesh Board Political Science Syllabus for Class 11


Andhra Pradesh Board Syllabus for Class 11 Political Science

Syllabus
Political Science
Class XI
Development of Political thoughts

Development of political thoughts in India
Development of western political thoughts
Meaning, Defination and scope of Political Science.
Significance and Importance of study of Political
Science.
(5) Basic concepts of political science.
(A) Liberty
(B) Equality (C) Social Justice
(Need, Meaning, Definition and Importance)
(D) Role of the constitution in the implimentation of
Social Justice.

STATE

Meaning and Definition
Essential elements of State and its Characteristics
Functions of State- Essential and optional
Significance of State - Concept of welfare state.

CITIZENSHIP

Meaning and Definition, Conditions to aquire and
to loose citizenship
Civil Rights - Meaning kinds and Importance.
Civil duties - Moral, Political and Legal.
Concept of Human Rights.


CONSTITUTION

Meaning and Definition
Types of constitution and importance

FORMS OF GOVERNMENT

(1)

Unitary and Federal System
(Meaning, Definition and Characterstics)
Presidential and Parliamentry System
(Meaning, Definition and Characteristics)


INDIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM

(1) Legislature
(A) Central legislature
Organisation and Powers (in short)
(B) State Legislature
Organisation and Powers (in short)

(2) Executive
(A) Central executive
Organisation and Powers (in short)
(B) State executive
Organisation and Powers (in short)

(3) Judiciary
(A) Supreme Court
Organisation and jurisdection (in short)

High Court
Organisation and jurisdection (in short)
Conditions of independent judiciarry
Bureaucracy
Definition, Merits and Demerits (in short)

LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT

(1) Necessity

(2) Urban Administration
(A) Municipal corporation,
(Organisation functions and source of income) -
(B) Municipalities
(Organisation functions and source of income)

(3) Rural Administration
(Three tier panchayati Raj System based on
73rd Constitutional Amendement with reference to
Madhya Pradesh.
(A) Gram Panchayat, (B) Janpad Panchayat,
(C) Zila Panchayat
(Organisation, functions and source of Income)


PARTY-SYSTEM

Definition, Types and party systems (in short)
Functions of Political parties and their importance
in democracy.
Legal sanctions against defection (Indian context)
Merits and demerits of party system (in short)

FRANCHISE RIGHT TO VOTE AND ELECTORAL SYSTEM

1.Right to vote and Universal Adult Franchise
2.Electoral System
3.Direct, Indirect and Secret voting Merits and Demerits
4.Representative System
(Single Transferable and List System)
5.Indian Election Commission
(Organisation, Procedures, functions and Powers)

PUBLIC OPINION

1.Meaning and Definition
2.Instruments of its formation
3.Hiderances in forming Public Opinion
4.Conditions necessary for the formation of
5.healthy Public Opinion

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