Words and Expressions 1, a sequence to the textbook in English for Class IX, Beehive, is a self-study material. The main purpose of this workbook is to give learners exposure to further their skills in language in the context of their textbook.
Computer science as a discipline has evolved over the years and has emerged as a driving force for socio-economic activities. It has made continuous inroads into diverse areas - be it business, commerce, science, technology, sports, health, transportation or education.
Words and Expressions 2 is a sequence to the textbook in English for Class X, First Flight. Like Words and Expressions 1, it is a self-study material. It lays emphasis on providing a variety of rich and comprehensible inputs.
Computer science as a discipline has evolved over the years and has emerged as a driving force of our socio-economic activities. It has made continuous inroads into diverse areas - be it business, commerce, science, technology, sports, health, transportation or education.
Biotechnology is comparatively a newer discipline as compared to Biology, Chemistry or Microbiology. It has emerged as a new subject to be taught in schools and colleges in the last two–three decades. As the name indicates, Biotechnology fundamentally deals with the application of laws and principles that govern and control the processes and phenomenon in living organisms.
The selections for the Class XII Elective English Textbook, Kaleidoscope, are representative of Literature in English and fall into the following genres - fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry. There are three short stories and two long ones in the fiction section representing contemporary writers from five cultures: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, James Joyce, Bi Shu-min, Isaac Singer and Joseph Conrad.
This textbook for Class XII English course follows the design of the Class XI textbook, Hornbill. The prose selections aim to provide exposure to a wide variety of genres and themes, and writing from different parts of the world. Three short stories, representative of fiction from different parts of the world - French, Swedish and British, have been included.
Vistas is a supplementary reader in English (Core course) for Class XII. The main objective of this book is to make extensive reading an enjoyable experience, lead students to appreciate some of the best examples of writing and understand the social milieu they live in.
In modern business accounting transactions are processed through computers. Usage of computers and Information Technology (IT) enables a business to quickly, accurately and timely access the information that helps in decision-making. This sharpens the competitive edge and enhances profitability.
Handicrafts are still today a vibrant aspect of Indian culture and society. Crafts have been interwoven with the culture of the people in India from the beginning of human history. Crafts have been an integral part of daily life in villages, towns, courts and religious establishments. The variety of crafts and craft skills available in India and their continuous development throughout the centuries make India a unique country, unlike any other in the world.
Psychology is one of the youngest sciences but one of the fastest growing. There are many who believe that the 21st century is going to be the century of biological sciences along with psychological sciences. Development in the fields of neurosciences, as well as physical sciences have opened new doors to solve the mysteries of mind and human behaviour.
Contemporary World Politics is part of the NCERT’s effort to help students understand politics. Other books for students of Political Science in Classes XI and XII deal with various facets of politics - the Indian Constitution, politics in India, and political theory. Contemporary World Politics enlarges the scope of politics to the world stage.
As India becomes more prominent in international politics and as events outside the country influence our lives and choices, we need to know more about the world outside. International affairs are discussed with great passion in India, but not always with sufficient understanding.
The book begins with Harappa and ends with the framing of the Indian constitution. The book covers developments in different spheres - economic, cultural, social, political, and religious. Some themes in the book will introduce you to the politics of the time and the nature of authority and power; others explore the way societies are organised, and the way they function and change; still others tell us about religious life and ritual practices, about the working of economies, and the changes within rural and urban societies.
The textbook contains 13 main chapters and two appendices. Each Chapter contains the introduction highlighting the importance of the topic, connection with earlier studied topics, brief mention about the new concepts to be discussed in the chapter. Chapters are organised into sections comprising one or more concepts or sub-concepts.
The field of graphic design and the role of a graphic designer in the contemporary society are constantly changing. Graphic design today has become a specialised activity. Now-a-days we discuss graphic design within the realm of cultural, social, technological and economic context where a graphic designer is a conscious agent who shapes up the environment: natural, industrial, socio-cultural, technological as well as individual. Graphic design has become inseparable part of our life.
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