Classical Psychoanalysis: Freud, Adler, Jung, Sullivan, Horney. Behaviorism and Gestalt psychology. Theories of learning, motivation and emotions. Theories of Personality.
Experiemental psychology: Introduction, Contribution of Weber, Fechner, Wundt & Galton. Sensory Processes: Visual and Auditory; Perceptual Processes.
Psychophysics: Problems, Methods of Classical Psychophysics. Signal Detection Theory: Basic Concepts, Assumptions and Applications.
Classical Conditioning: Nature and Process; Factors affecting Classical Conditioning; Instrumental and Operant Conditioning: Basic Concepts, Schedules of Reinforcement; Applications. Verbal Learning: Methods, Organizational Processes, Discrimination Learning: Nature and Paradigms.
Socialization Processes- Nature, Approaches, Agencies Social Perception- Non-Verbal Communication, Attribution Process, Theories of Attribution, Impression Formation. Social Cognition- Schemas and its Impact, Heuristics and Social Inferences
Attitude- Nature, Formation, Maintenance and Attitude Changes (Heider’s and Festinger) Social Influence- Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Causes and Effects
Group Dynamics and Norms: Social Identity, Crowd Behaviour. Aggression- Nature, Sources; and Theories- Biological, Social Learning and Cognitive. Strategies of Aggression Control. Helping Behaviour- Altruism and Pro-social Behaviour, Theoretical Perspectives, Bystander Effect
Concurrent Processes: Mutual exclusion and synchronization, Deadlock CPU scheduling, Handling File Management: Operations on a file, structure of a file system Free block list, directory structure, sharing and protection of files, file system Reliability, Memory Allocation Related Functions.
Real Time Operating Systems: Definitions of process, tasks and threads.
Unix editor: Introduction, features Basic commands (like: pwd, cp, cd, rm, mv, ls, cat, mkdir, ch mod, rmdir, who, who am I, banner, date, kill, etc.), Creating new files.
Shell programming: Features of shell, Unix system administration: Adding and removing users and Kernel.
DOS: Description of DOS OS, Commands of DOS.
Organizational Development, Communication, Organizational Power and Politics, Stress Management. Time Management. Accidents and Safety, Safety measures.
Consumer Psychology: Advertising and Salesmanship, brief introduction to marketing research. Organizational Climate, Organizational Change. Personnel Selection and Placement, Performance Appraisal. Training of Personnel: Principles and methods of training, evaluation of training programmes.