Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Political Science BA (Pol. Sci.)

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Political Science

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Last date for submission of duly completed Application Form along with Admission Fees & release of Provisional Admission Letters August 20, 2022
Registration with scrutiny of original certificates & Payment of First Semester Fee August 24, 2022
Commencement of Classes August 29, 2022

About the Program

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Political Science is a 3 – year campus based program offered by the University. Successful pursuance of the course builds in candidates reasoning and analytic skills, competency in oral and written expression, research and evaluation skills, the ability to arrive to decisions based on analysis and synthesis of information and data, and such skills which are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas. Successful graduates of this course are hired for roles such as Budget Analyst, Public Relations and Fundraising Manager, Legislative Assistant, Political Scientist, Political Campaign Manager, Market Researcher etc.

    • Three Years
  • Pass in 10+2 (any discipline) from a recognized board with aggregate marks 50% and above. Students awaiting their final examinations results can also apply.

  • The BA Political Science (Honours) program consists of 30 courses covered in six semester spread over three years. The students are required to take 4 Discipline Elective Courses spread in IV, V &VI semesters and a Dissertation in VI semester. Two Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) and two Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) and also the part of the curriculum. The actual choice of electives will however depend on the optimal number of students opting for the same elective.

     

    Bachelor of Arts - Political Science (Honours)

    First Year

    SEMESTER I

    SEMESTER II

    AE1

    English Language Skill

    AE2

    Environment Studies

    CC1

    Approaches and Prospects of Social Science

    CC4

    Constitutional Government in India

    CC2

    Basic Principles of Political
    Theory-I

    CC5

    Basic Principles Political Theory-II

    CC3

    Indian Political Thought-I

    CC6

    Indian Political Thought-II

    GE I

    General Elective I

    GE II

    General Elective II

    Second Year

    Semester III

    Semester IV

    SE 1

    Introduction to Computer

    CC10

    Political Sociology

    CC 7

    Comparative Government And Politics

    CC11

    Politics in   India:   structures   and
    Processes

    CC8

    Global Politics

    CC12

    Administration and Public Policy in
    India

    CC9

    Public Administration Concept and Perspectives

    DE I

    Discipline Elective I

    GE III

    General Elective III

    DE II

    Discipline Elective II

     

     

     

    GE IV

    General Elective IV

    Third Year

    Semester V

    Semester VI

    SE2

    Soft Skill

    CC16

    Research Methodology

    CC13

    International Relations

    CC17

    Politics in North East India

    CC14

    Western Political   Thought   and
    Theory-I

    CC18

    Western    Political    Thought    and
    Theory- II

    CC15

    Human Rights

    CC19

    Gender & Politics

    DE III

    Discipline Elective III

    DE IV

    Discipline Elective IV

  • AE-Ability Enhancement Course, CC-Core Course, SE-Skill Enhancement Course, GE- General Elective Course, DE-Discipline Specific Course, TH-Thesis Course

    Students has to opt only one from each group below
    General Electives (GE) Discipline Specific Electives (DE)
    GE I DE I
    • Sociology
    • Political Geography
    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • Political Ideologies
    GE II DE II
    • Psychology
    • Education
    • India's Foreign Policy in Globalizing World
    • Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India
    GE III DE III
    • Intermediate Economics
    • Leadership and personality Development
    • Major Constitutions of the World
    • Major Issues in Contemporary Politics
    GE IV DE IV
    • Indian History
    • Language, Literature & Culture
    • Contemporary Political Economy
    • International Organization