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Books and Syllabus

International Relations

  1. NCERT XII (Contemporary World Politic)
  2. World Atlas (TTK/Blackswan)
  3. Challenge and Strategy: Rethinking India’s Foreign Policy
  4. Pax Indica
  5. The Hindu newspaper
  6. Kurukshetra

International Relations Syllabus

  • India and its Neighborhood- Relations.
  • Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora.
  • Important International Institutions, agencies and fora – their Structure, Mandate.

India’s Relations with Neighbours

India and Nepal 

  • Recent Visits
  • Security
  • Water Resources
  • Power
  • Trade
  • Border Dispute

India and Bhutan

  • Hydropower
  • Recent Evolutions
  • Economic Development
  • Incidents in Doklam Area

India and Bangladesh

  • Recent Visits
  • Teesta Dispute
  • Border Agreements (LBA, Maritime Boundary Award)
  • Trade
  • Security

India and Sri Lanka

  • Recent Visits
  • Fishermen issues
  • Economic Trade
  • India-Sri Lanks- China Relations

India and Pakistan

  • Dialogues and Disruptions
  • Indus Water Treaty
  • Sir Creek Dispute
  • Siachen
  • China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
  • Trade
  • Border Disputes

India and Afghanistan

  • Strategic Partnership Agreement
  • Heart of Asia Process
  • India’s reconstruction contributions

India and China

  • Boundary and Territorial Conflicts
  • Indo-china Border
  • Doklam dispute
  • Rivers
  • BCIM Corridor
  • India and OBOR

India’s Relations with South East Asia

India and Myanmar

  • Key Visits
  • BIMSTEK
  • Mekong-Ganga Cooperation

India and ASEAN

  • Look East Policy
  • Trade and Investment
  • RCEP Negotiations
  • Soth China Sea Dispute

India’s Relations with Indo-Pacific

 India and Japan

  • Emerging strategic relationship
  • Technology Cooperations
  • Island disputes with China

 India and South Korea

  • Economic and Cultural ties

 India and Australia

  • Recent agreements
  • Political Cooperation
  • Trade
  • Civil Nuclear Cooperation