B. A. Part– I (Psychology Honours)

Paper – I

General Psychology

Full Marks – 75 marks

Duration – 3 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS: Ten questions shall be asked. Each question will carry equal marks. First question is compulsory and shall consist of Ten Multiple Choice Questions. The rest questions will be of subjective type which may include long questions and short notes.

At least one question to be set forms each chapter. Five questions are to be answered out of ten questions.
1. Method – Observation: Advantages and limitations; Experimental: Advantages and limitations.
2. Nervous system – Kinds: Central and Peripheral; Structure and Function of brain. Methods of studying brain functioning Theories of cortical functioning — localization and mass action.
3. Perception – Characteristics and Determinants. Theories: Gestalt and Behaviouristic. Role of personal and social factors in Perception .
4. Learning – Role of motivation in learning. Theories : Connectionism, Insight and Conditioning, Classical and Instrumental.
5. Remembering and Forgetting – Nature, Ebbinghaus and Bartlett’s view points, factors of retention, Retroactive Inhibition. Nature and theories of forgetting.
6. Thinking – Thinking and related concepts; Problems solving. Role of set in thinking; Language and thought. Theories – Central and Peripheral; Creative thinking.
7. Emotion – Nature, Bodily changes. Theories – James-Lange; Cannon-Bard and Activation theory.
8. Intelligence – Nature, Theories, Measurement of intelligence and uses of intelligence tests.
9. Personality – Nature, Type and Trait approach. Determinants – Biogenic and sociogenic; measurements of personality.

Books Recommended

1. Psychology- Baron and Mishra
2. Introduction to Psychology – Morgan, King, Robinson and Schopler
3. Introduction to Psychology –Atkinson & Hilgard.
4. Psychology – Ciccarelli and White
5. Advanced General Psychology (Hindi)– Arun Kumar Singh
6. Manovigyan – Visya avam Vyakhya – A . Rahman
7. Samanya Manovigyan – Md. Sulaniman and Dinesh Kumar
8. Adhunik Samanya Manovigyan – Sinha & Mishra

B. A. Part– I (Psychology Honours)

Paper II

Psychopathology

Full Mark – 75

Duration: 3 hours

INSTRUCTIONS: Ten questions shall be asked. Each question will carry equal marks. First question is compulsory and shall consist of Ten Multiple Choice Questions. The rest questions will be of subjective type which may include long questions and short notes. One Question to be set form each chapter. Five to be answered out of ten questions.

1. Different views about abnormality. A brief history of psychopathology.
2. Topographical and dynamic aspects of mind.
3. Psychopathology of everyday life. Mental conflicts and defence mechanisms; psycho- sexual development.
4. Dreams – Dream work. Theories : Freud, Jung and Adler.
5. Neuroses – Difference between Neuroses and Psychoses; Anxrety Neurosis, Obsessive – Compulsive Neurosis,
– Clinical pictures and etiologies.
6. Psychoses – Paranoia, Manic Depressive and Schizophrenia – Clinical pictures and etiologies.
7. Psychopathic disorders – Types, Clinical pictures and dynamics.
8. Psychosomatic disorders – Types, Clinical picture and dynamics.
9. Therapies – Psychoanalytic, Group, Behavior and client centred. Use and aims of psychotherapy.
10. Mental Retardation – Clinical classification, Causes and rehabilitation.

Books Recommended

1. The Disorganised Personality- Kisker
2. Abnormal Psychology- Butcher, Hooley, Mineka and Dwivedi
3. Abnormal Psychology- William Ray
4. Abnormal Psychology- Girishbala Mohanty
5. Abnormal Psychology- Davison and Neale
6. Asamanya Manvigyan- Arun Kumar Singh
7. Asannanya Manovigyan- Makhija & Makhija
8. Asannanya Manovigyan – Sinha & Mishra

B. A. Part– I (Psychology Honours)

Paper- Practical

Full Mark :- 50

Duration: 3 hours

Any two out of four to be Conducted in the Examination.
1. Verbal learning – Method of simple reproduction and serial learning.
2. Sensory Motor learning – Bilateral transfer of training and Habit interference.
3. Method of Paired Comparison – Colour Prefrence.
4. Measurement of Muller–Lyer Illusion by Method of Average Error and Method of Limits.
5. Span of attention and distraction of attention.
6. Recall Vs Recognition

Books Recommended

1. Experiments in Psychology: S . M . Mohsin
2. Manovaigyanik Prayog avam Parikshan – Sulaiman and Kumar
3. Manovigyan me prayog tatha parikshan- Arun Kumar Singh

B .A . Part I (Psychology Subsidiary/Pass)

Paper I

General Psychology

Full Marks: – 75

Duration : 3 hours

INSTRUCTIONS: Ten questions shall be asked. Each question will carry equal marks. First question is compulsory and shall consist of Ten Multiple Choice Questions. The rest questions will be of subjective type which may include long questions and short notes. At least one question to be set from each chapter. Five to be answered out of ten questions
1. Subject matter and Method – Introspection, Observation and Experimental-Merits and demerits.
2. Nervous system – Kinds of Neurons, All or None law; Structure and function of brain.
3. Perception – Nature, Characteristics, Process and Gestalt view.
4. Learning _ Nature, Theories – Trail and Error, Insight and Classical Conditioning.
5. Remembering – Nature and Processes
6. Forgetting – Nature and Causes.
7. Emotions – Nature, Bodily changes; James – Lange and Cannon and Bard theories.

Books Recommended:-

1. Morgan & King – Introduction to Psychology
2. Mohsin S . M . – Elementary General Psychology
3. Sinha & Mishra – Samanya Manovigyan
4. Sulaiman and Kumar – Ashunik Samanya Manovigyan
5. Ram Prasad Pandey – Samanya Manovigyan
6. Shambhu Nath Sharma – Samanya manovigyan

B .A . Part I (Psychology Subsidiary/Pass)

Paper- Practical

Full Marks: – 75

Duration: 3 hours

Distnbution of Marks: Testing- 20 marks + N. B. – 05 marks = 25 marks
Testing (Only one out of Two )
1. Nonverbal Test of Intelligence Pass Along Test, Block Design Test, Cube Construction Test.
2. Verbal Test – Bihar General Intelligence Test by S. M . Mohsin.

Books Recommended:-

1. Experiments in Psychology: S . M . Mohsin
2. Manovigyan me prayog tatha parikshan- Arun Kumar Singh

B. A . I General Course

Paper – I

General Psychology

Full Marks: – 100

Duration: 3 hours

INSTRUCTIONS: Ten questions shall be asked. Each question will carry equal marks. First question is compulsory and shall consist of Ten Multiple Choice Questions. The rest questions will be of subjective type which may include long questions and short notes. Five Questions to be answered out of ten questions. At last one question to be set from each chapter

1. Subject-Matter of Psychology and Method – Introspection, Observation and Experimental – Merits and Demerits.
2. Nervous System – Kinds of Neurons, Synapse, All or None Law; Structure and functions of human brain.
3. Perception – Nature, Characteristics and Process; Gestalt view.
4. Learning – Nature, Theories – Trail and Error, Insight and Classical Conditioning.
5. Remembering and Forgetting – Nature and processes of remembering Nature and causes of forgetting.
6. Emotion – Nature, Bodily changes, James Lange and Cannon Bard Theories.
7. Thinking – Nature and Process, Thinking and Imagining and Creative Thinking.
8. Motivations – Nature and Kinds.
9. Intelligence – Nature, and Measurement.
10. Personality – Nature, Types and Traits Approach; Determinates: Biological and Social.

INSTRUCTIONS: Ten questions shall be asked. Each question will carry equal marks. First question is compulsory and shall consist of Ten Multiple Choice Questions. The rest questions will be of subjective type which may include long questions and short notes. Five Questions to be answered out of ten questions. At last one question to be set from each chapter

1. Subject-Matter of Psychology and Method – Introspection, Observation and Experimental – Merits and Demerits.
2. Nervous System – Kinds of Neurons, Synapse, All or None Law; Structure and functions of human brain.
3. Perception – Nature, Characteristics and Process; Gestalt view.
4. Learning – Nature, Theories – Trail and Error, Insight and Classical Conditioning.
5. Remembering and Forgetting – Nature and processes of remembering Nature and causes of forgetting.
6. Emotion – Nature, Bodily changes, James Lange and Cannon Bard Theories.
7. Thinking – Nature and Process, Thinking and Imagining and Creative Thinking.
8. Motivations – Nature and Kinds.
9. Intelligence – Nature, and Measurement.
10. Personality – Nature, Types and Traits Approach; Determinates: Biological and Social.

Book Recommended:-

1. Morgan, King & Robinson : Introduction to Psychology.
2. Spencer, A . Rathus : Essentials of Psychology.
3. Sulaiman and Kumar : Adhunik Samanya Mnaovigyan
4. Ram Prasad Pandey : Samanya Manovigyan
5. Sinha & Mishra : Samanya Manovigyan

B . A . Part – I General Course

Paper- Practical

Full Marks: – 75

Duration: 3 hours

Distribution of Marks :-
Statistics – 05 marks
Testing – 15 marks
N B – 05 marks
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Total – 25 marks
Statistics : One question to be answered two to be set.

1. Preparation of frequency distribution table.
2. Measures of Central Tendencies – Mean Median and Mode.

Testing : One test to be administered at the examination of the following performance tests of intelligence.
1. Pass along test
2. Cube construction test
3. Block Design test.

Book Recommended:-

1. Manovaigyanik Prayog avam Parikshan – Sulaiman and Kumar
2. Statistics in Psychology and Education – S. K. Mangal