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B.A. (Hons.) Political Studies

Political Science is a branch of the social sciences that studies the state, politics and government. Political Science deals extensively with the analysis of various political systems. It looks at the theoretical and practical applications of politics in the contemporary world, and examines the political behavior of state and non-state actors. This course offers a wide range of knowledge on the subjects which are categorized under the umbrella of political studies, such as, political theory, political philosophy, Indian political thought, western political thought, International relations, public administration, foreign policies of different States, comparative politics, constitutions of the world States etc. Students are expected to study the governance system, public policies, institutional design and political behaviours through research and analysis.Political Science is a branch of the social sciences that studies the state, politics and government. Political Science deals extensively with the analysis of various political systems. It looks at the theoretical and practical applications of politics in the contemporary world, and examines the political behavior of state and non-state actors. This course offers a wide range of knowledge on the subjects which are categorized under the umbrella of political studies, such as, political theory, political philosophy, Indian political thought, western political thought, International relations, public administration, foreign policies of different States, comparative politics, constitutions of the world States etc. Students are expected to study the governance system, public policies, institutional design and political behaviours through research and analysis.

Course Structure

B.A. (Hons.) Political Studies
3 + 1 years’ programme. Course Structure for the programme of Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Political Studies.

  • Principles of Management
  • Performing Arts
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Motivation and Team Building 1
  • Leadership skills 1
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 1
  • Gender and Society
  • Environmental Studies
  • Economics
  • OB
  • MS Office
  • Motivation and Team Building 2
  • Leadership Skills 2
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 2
  • Political Studies: An Introduction
  • Political Theory
  • Western Political Thought 1
  • Western Political Thought 2
  • Professional Networking 1
  • Image Management and Personal Branding
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Political Ideas
  • Human Rights and Duties
  • World Constitutions
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Professional Networking 2
  • Negotiation and Decision Making
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Contemporary International Relations
  • Indian Foreign Policy
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Elements of Public Administration
  • Internship / Research Project
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Indian Political Thought
  • Political Concepts
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Dissertation

Advance Diploma in Political Studies

  • Regional Security and Cooperation in South Asia
  • Global Governance
  • Academic Writing 1
  • Creative Thinking
  • Personality Development 1
  • Internship
  • Peace Studies
  • Global Political Economy
  • Academic Writing 2
  • Archive Management
  • Personality Development 2
  • Dissertation

List of Elective Courses

Per Semester any 2 out of the 6 Elective Offered, to be selected

Note: If course is not offered due to lack of adequate number of students, students of the same course will be transferred to other course on the basis of available seats as per the guidelines of the Academic Council.