NTA UGC NET/JRF/SET/SLET Syllabus for Defence and Strategic Studies
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UGC NET Paper-2 Syllabus
The following part of the UGC NET syllabus were previously under UGC NET Paper-2 and Paper-3 (Part-A and Part-B), however, as UGC has now only two papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which is general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 on the specific subject (including all electives, without options) instead of previous three papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which was general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 and Paper-3 on the specific subject, so, now-a-days, the following part is also considered as part of the UGC NET Paper-2 syllabus.
Unit – A
Theories and Concepts
Defence and Strategic Studies: Assumptions and Approaches.
The Concepts of Nation:
State and Nation – State
Theories and Elements of State
National Power and its Components
Key Concepts of Security: National Security, Regional Security, Comprehensive Security, Common Security, Equal Security
National Security Objectives: Core Values, National Interests.
Challenges to Security: Individual, Sub – National; National, Regional and International Levels.
Non – Alignment, Balance of Power, Collective Security and Balance of Terror – Concept, Development and Relevance.
Concepts of Geopolitics and Geo – Strategy: Theories of Halford Mackinder and Carl Haushofer.
Defence and Security Policies: Concept, Formulation, Objectives and Linkages.
National Security Organizations in India:
Higher Defence Structure in India
National Security Council
Para – Military and Civil Defence
Civil – Military Relations
Deterrence and Detente : Concept, Theories of nuclear deterrence and their current relevance.
Contribution to Strategic thought by Kautilya, Mao, Jomini, Clausewitz, Douhet and Alfred Mahan.