Indian Institute of Teacher Education - Annexure XIV

Annexure XIV

Annexure XIV

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Life Skills

Sixty-four Arts mentioned in ancient texts:

  1. Singing;

  2. Playing on musical instruments;

  3. Dancing;

  4. Union of dancing, singing, and playing instrumental music;

  5. Writing and drawing;

  6. Tattooing;

  7. Arraying and adoring an idol with rice and flowers;

  8. Spreading and arranging beds or couches of flowers, or flowers upon the ground;

  9. Colouring the teeth, garments, hair, nails and bodies, i.e. staining, dyeing, colouring and painting the same;

  10. Fixing stained glass into a floor;

  11. The art of making beds, and spreading out carpets and cushions for reclining;

  12. Playing on musical glasses filled with water;

  13. Storing and accumulating water in aqueducts, cisterns and reservoirs;

  14. Picture making, trimming and decorating;

  15. Stringing of rosaries, necklaces, garlands and wreaths;

  16. Binding of turbans and chaplets and making crests and top-knots of flowers;

  17. Scenic representations, stage playing;

  18. Art of making ear ornaments;

  19. Art of preparing perfumes and odours;

  20. Proper disposition of jewels and decorations, and adornment in dress;

  21. Magic or sorcery;

  22. Quickness of hand or manual skill;

  23. Culinaryart, i.e. cooking and cookery;

  24. Making lemonades, sherbets, acidulated drinks, and spirituous extracts with proper flavour and colour;

  25. Tailor’s work and sewing;

  26. Making parrots, flowers, tufts, tassels, bunches, bosses, knobs, etc., out of yarn or thread;

  27. Solution of riddles, enigmas, covert speeches, verbal puzzles and enigmatical questions;

  28. A game, which consisted in repeating verses, and as one person finished, another person had to commence at once, repeating another verse, beginning with the same letter with which the last speaker’s verse ended, whoever failed to repeat was considered to have lost, and to e su J I forfeit or stake of some kind;

  29. The art of mimicry or imitation;

  30. Reading, including chanting and intoning;,

  31. Study of sentences difficult to pronounce. It is played as a game chiefly by women and children an consists of a difficult sentence being given, and when repeated quickly, the words are often transposed or badly pronounced;

  32. Practice with sword, single stick, quarter staff and bow and arrow;

  33. Drawing inferences, reasoning or inferring;

  34. Carpentry, or the work of a carpenter;

  35. Architecture, or the art of building;

  36. Knowledge about gold and silver coins, and jewels and gems;

  37. Chemistry and mineralogy;

  38. Colour jewels, gems and beads;

  39. Knowledge of mines and quarries;

  40. Gardening; knowledge of treating the diseases of trees and plants, of nourishing them, and determining their ages;

  41. Art of cock fighting, quail fighting and ram fighting;

  42. Art of teaching parrots and starlings to speak;

  43. Art of applying perfumed ointments to the body, and of dressing the hair with unguents and perfumes and braiding it;

  44. The art of understanding writing in cipher, and the writing of words in a peculiar way;

  45. The art of speaking by changing the forms of words. It is of various kinds. Some speak by changing the beginning and end of words, others by adding unnecessary letters between every syllable of a word, and so on;

  46. Knowledge of language and of the vernacular dialects;

  47. Art of making flower carriages;

  48. Art of framing mystical diagrams, of addressing spells and charms, and binding armlets;

  49. Mental exercises, such as completing stanzas or verses on receiving a part of them; or supplying one, two or three lines when the remaining lines are given indiscriminately from different verses, so as to make the whole an entire verse with regard to its meaning; or arranging the words of a consonants, or leaving them out altogether; or putting into verse or prose sentences represented by signs or symbols. There are many other such exercises;

  50. Composing poems;

  51. Knowledge of dictionaries and vocabularies;

  52. Knowledge of ways of changing and disguising the appearance of persons;

  53. Knowledge of the art of changing the appearance of things, such as making cotton to appear as silk, coarse and common things to appear as fine and good;

  54. Various ways of gambling;

  55. Art of obtaining possession of the property of others by means of mantras or incantations;

  56. Skill in youthful sports;

  57. Knowledge of the rules of society, and of how to pay respect and compliments to others;

  58. Knowledge ofthe art of war, of arms, of armies, etc.;

  59. Knowledge of gymnastics;

  60. Art of knowing the character of a man from his features;

  61. Knowledge of scanning or constructing verses;

  62. Arithmetical recreations;

  63. Making artificial flowers;

  64. Making figures and images in clay.

Vidyas as mentioned by Narada to Sanatkumarin Chhandogya Upanishad, Chapter VII. 1.2:

  1. Grammar;

  2. pitryam- the rites for the manes;

  3. Rashim-mathematics;

  4. Daivam - subject of natural disturbances;

  5. Nidim-mineralogy;

  6. Vakovakyam-logic;

  7. Ekayanam-Ethics;

  8. Deva-vidyam - Etymology;

  9. Brahma-vidyam - knowledge of the Vedas -Rig, Yajur and Sama - regarding pronunciation, ceremonial, prosody and lighting of fire;

  10. Bhutavidyam - science of five elements;

  11. Kstaravidyam - science of archery;

  12. Nakshatrav-vidyam- astrology;

  13. Sarpa Vidyam-Science of serpents;

  14. Devajana-vidyam - fine arts.

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Life Skills - I Hobbies

  1. Chess.

  2. Reading—Book are treasure of knowledge and this hobby will certainly come helping a long way in life.

  3. Playing the Guitar

  4. Ballroom Dancing

  5. Woodworking

  6. Gardening

  7. Car Restoration

  8. Metalworking

  9. Marksmanship
    Marksmanship requires pure concentration and a steady hand.

  10. Collecting like postal stamps, first day covers, coins, etc.

  11. Camping/Backpacking

  12. Ship in a Bottle

  13. Whittling

  14. Geocaching

  15. Sports: Football, Hockey, Cricket, weightlifting, running, bouldering, kho-kho, kabbadi, Baseball, etc.

  16. Model Building

  17. Leatherworking

  18. Bowling

  19. Archery

  20. Letter Writing

  21. Martial Arts

  22. Yoga - Asana, Pranayama, Meditation.

  23. Hiking

  24. Photography

  25. Pool/Billiards

  26. Mountaineering

  27. Cooking

  28. Blacksmithing

  29. Flying

  30. Magic

  31. Learning a Foreign Language

  32. Blogging

  33. Fencing

  34. Drawing and Painting

  35. AmateurAstronomy

  36. Genealogy

    1. Adventure Races
  37. Knitting

    1. Computer Programming
  38. Aeromodeling

  39. Amateur Radio

  40. Animals/pets/dogs

  41. Astrology

  42. Beadwork

  43. Beatboxing

  44. Birdwatching

  45. Boating

  46. Bonsai Tree

  47. Bringing FoodTo The Disabled

  48. Building A House For Habitat For Humanity

  49. Building Dollhouses

  50. Butterfly Watching

  51. Button Collecting

  52. Calligraphy

  53. Candle Making

  54. Canoeing

  55. Car Racing

  56. Cloud Watching

  57. Collecting Antiques

  58. Collecting Artwork

  59. Compose Music

  60. Computer activities

  61. Crafts

  62. Crochet

  63. Crocheting

  64. Crossword Puzzles

  65. Dolls making

  66. Embroidery

  67. Freshwater Aquariums

  68. Frisbee Golf-Frolf

  69. Go Kart Racing

  70. Grip Strength

  71. HandwritingAnalysis

  72. Home Repair

  73. Horseriding

  74. Hot air ballooning

  75. Hula Hooping

  76. Jewelry Making

  77. Jigsaw Puzzles

  78. Juggling

  79. Kites

  80. Learning An Instrument

  81. Learning To Pilot A Plane

  82. Legos

  83. Listening to music

  84. Making Model Cars

  85. Matchstick Modeling

  86. Papermaking

  87. Parachuting

  88. Piano

  89. Pottery

  90. Puppetry

  91. Pyrotechnics

  92. Rafting

  93. Reading

  94. Reading To The Elderly

  95. Rescuing Abused Or Abandoned Animals

  96. Robotics

  97. Rock Collecting

  98. Scrapbooking

  99. Skeet Shooting

  100. Singing In Choir

  101. Skateboarding

  102. Sketching

  103. Sky Diving

  104. Soap Making

  105. Storytelling

  106. Swimming

  107. Tea Tasting

  108. Toy Collecting

  109. Tutoring Children

  110. Video Games, such as Age of Mythology, etc.

  111. Writing

  112. Scale Modeling / Dioramas

  113. Beautician

  114. Art of telling Jokes

  115. Food Decorating

  116. Basket making

  117. Rice sculpture

  118. Animal communication

  119. Hobbies related to the religions of the world

  120. Fashion Designing (Specialised course)

  121. Cosmetics

  122. Making Perfumes

  123. Childcare

  124. Diets

  125. Natural remedies

  126. Modeling


  128. Mosaic Art and Style


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Life Skills I Vocations

I. DRAWING AND PAINTING (Specialisation in any of the five or six)

  1. Surreal Painting

  2. Romance

  3. Madhubani Painting

  4. Miniature Painting

  5. Impressionism

  6. Renaissance Art

  7. Abstract Paintings

  8. Semi Abstract Paintings

  9. Mughal Paintings

  10. Rajasthani Paintings

  11. Mathura Art

  12. Figurative Paintings

  13. Landscape Paintings

  14. Ceramics

  15. Sculpture

  16. Glass Painting

  17. Basholi, Guler-Kangra and Sikh Lepakshi Painting

  18. Batik Painting

  19. Indian Murals Paintings

  20. Indian Folk Paintings

  21. Silk Paintings

  22. South Indian form of Painting (Thanj avur)

  23. Atavahana Paintings (2nd century B.C. to 2nd century A,D.)

  24. Kushana School of Paintings (1 st to 3rd century A.D.)

  25. Gupta Period Paintings (4th too 6th century A.D.)

  26. Vakataka Paintings (4th to 6th century A.D.)

  27. Early Western Chalukya Paintings (6th to 8 th century A.D.)

  28. Bhanja Paintings (8th century A.D.)

  29. Pallava Paintings (7th to 9th century A.D.)

  30. Early Pandyan Paintings (7th to 9 th century A.D.)

  31. Early Chera Paintings (8th to 9th century A.D.)

  32. Rashtrakuta Paintings (8th to 1 Oth century A.D.)

  33. Chola School ofPaintings (9th to 13th century A.D.)

  34. Hoysala Paintings (11 th to 13th century A.D.)

  35. Kakatiya Paintings (11 th to 13th century A.D.)

  36. Vijayanagara Paintings (14th to 17th century A.D.)

  37. Nayaka Period Paintings (17th to 18th century A.D.)

  38. Paintings of Medieval Kerala (16th to 18 th century A.D.)

  39. Pala and Medieval Eastern School ofPaintings (9th to 16th century A.D.)

  40. Medieval Western Paintings (11 th to 15 th century A.D.)

  41. Pahari Paintings (16th to 19th century A.D.)

  42. Deccani or Dakhani Paintings (17th to 19th century A.D.)

  43. Mysore andTanjore Traditional Paintings (17th to 19th century A.D.)

  44. Gujarati painting - glass painting, Kalampari art

  45. Fabric Painting

  46. Encaustic Painting - involves working with pigment, wax, and heat

  47. Chinese/Japanese painting (including Sumi-e), both of which are distinctive and very beautiful styles of brush painting.

  48. Portraits individuals, groups of people, couples and self-portraits.

  49. Comic animation


Computer Teacher Course (5 year course)

1st year

  1. Computer Fundamentals

  2. Operating System concepts Linux & Unix

  3. Windows XP/7/Vista

  4. MS Word

  5. MS Excel

  6. MS Powerpoint

  7. Acess& Outlook

  8. Bharatiya Open Office

  9. Networking

  10. Web Server Concepts

  11. Introduction to FLASH

  12. TALLY

  13. Introduction to Basic Java


  1. PageMaker

  2. CorelDRaw

  3. Photoshop

  4. Editing a layer mask

  5. Opacity of Layer

  6. Illustrator

  7. FLASH

  8. Leap Office/ISM

Multilingual Web Technology

  1. Software Engineering Technique

  2. C/C++

  3. CCB&MT


  5. JavaScript/VB Script


  7. FrontPage

  8. DreamWeaver

  9. Photoshop

  10. Flash

  11. GIF Animator Introduction

  12. Internet/Project

  13. Concept of Web Server

  14. TCP/IP

  15. JavaScript

  16. Oracle

  17. Sql. Server

  18. Project

3rd to 5th Year:


  1. Image Editing

  2. Advance Image Editing

  3. 2D Animation
    Swish MAX
    GIF Animator

  4. Audio
    Sound Forge

  5. Video-Editing

  6. 3D Animation
    3D MAX

  7. Maya Software
    Animated Film Projects

  8. Ecommerce

III. Computer Hardware (1 year Course).

IV. Cooking (National and International Cuisine).

V Classical Dances (Indian Classical - e.g. Kathak, Manipuri, Kathkali, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Oddisi etc.)

VI Musical Instruments-Flute, Sitar, Santoor,Tabla etc.

VII Vocal Ragas-(Indian Ragas)

VIII Agriculture

IX Hoticulture

X Floriculture

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