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Syllabus | B.Tech CSE | Universal Human Values



Universal Human Values

Learning Schedule
Pre-requisites: Adaptive 2 0 0 2


The methodology of this course is universally adaptable, involving a systematic and rational study of the human being vis-à-vis the rest of existence. It is free from any dogma or value prescriptions. This process of self-exploration takes the form of a dialogue between the teacher and the students to begin with and within the student himself/herself finally.


  1. To create an awareness on Engineering Ethics and Human Values.
  2. To understand social responsibility of an engineer.
  3. To appreciate ethical dilemma while discharging duties in professional life.


On completion of this course, the students will be able to

  1. Understand the significance of value inputs in a classroom and start applying them in their life and profession
  2. Distinguish between values and skills, happiness and accumulation of physical facilities, the Self and the Body, Intention and Competence of an individual, etc.
  3. Understand the role of a human being in ensuring harmony in society and nature.
  4. Distinguish between ethical and unethical practices, and start working out the strategy to actualize a harmonious environment wherever they work.


 UNIT I: Introduction to Value Education

  1. Value Education, Definition, Concept and Need for Value Education.
  2. The Content and Process of Value Education.
  3. Basic Guidelines for Value Education.
  4. Self exploration as a means of Value Education.
  5. Happiness and Prosperity as parts of Value Education.

UNIT II: Harmony in the Human Being

  1. Human Being is more than just the Body.
  2. Harmony of the Self (‘I’) with the Body.
  3. Understanding Myself as Co-existence of the Self and the Body.
  4. Understanding Needs of the Self and the needs of the Body.
  5. Understanding the activities in the Self and the activities in the Body.


UNIT III: Harmony in the Family and Society and Harmony in the Nature

  1. Family as a basic unit of Human Interaction and Values in Relationships.
  2. The Basics for Respect and today’s Crisis: Affection, e, Guidance, Reverence, Glory,

Gratitude and Love.

  1. Comprehensive Human Goal: The Five Dimensions of Human Endeavour.
  2. Harmony in Nature: The Four Orders in Nature.
  3. The Holistic Perception of Harmony in Existence.

UNIT IV: Social Ethics

  1. The Basics for Ethical Human Conduct.
  2. Defects in Ethical Human Conduct.
  3. Holistic Alternative and Universal Order.
  4. Universal Human Order and Ethical Conduct.
  5. Human Rights violation and Social Disparities.

UNIT V: Professional Ethics

  1. Value based Life and Profession.
  2. Professional Ethics and Right Understanding.
  3. Competence in Professional Ethics.
  4. Issues in Professional Ethics – The Current Scenario.
  5. Vision for Holistic Technologies, Production System and Management Models.


1.A.N Tripathy, New Age International Publishers, 2003.

2.Bajpai. B. L , , New Royal Book Co, Lucknow, Reprinted, 2004

3.Bertrand Russell Human Society in Ethics & Politics


1.Corliss Lamont, Philosophy of Humanism

2.Gaur. R.R. , Sangal. R, Bagaria. G.P, A Foundation Course in Value Education, Excel Books, 2009.

3.Gaur. R.R. , Sangal. R , Bagaria. G.P, Teachers Manual Excel Books, 2009.

4.I.C. Sharma . Ethical Philosophy of India Nagin & co Julundhar

5.Mortimer. J. Adler, – Whatman has made of man

6.William Lilly Introduction to Ethic Allied Publisher