Master of Arts in Political Science MA (Pol. Sci.)

Master of Arts 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 Master of Arts in Political or MA (Political Science) is a 2- year campus based program offered by the University. The MA - Political Science Program is Organized into 4 Semester in two years. Candidates are require to complete 19 courses including core course, Discipline Specific Elective and a Post Graduate Dissertation. A Master of Arts in Political Science gives students the skills and knowledge to work in jobs ranging from an elected official to working as a lobbyist for a major corporation. It's the type of degree that allows someone to really make their mark in this world, through public service, influencing legislation, or shaping public policy.The Program gives people the skills to understand the Constitution, how laws are made, and how to effectively navigate the complicated world of modern governing with advance coursework. This degree can prepare students for jobs overseas, working for the state department or other communication- based jobs with theoretical and hands - on training.Many Students are interested in receiving an MA in Political Science because they have a strong desire to change the world around them. They want to be involved in politics and the government, and they want to shape laws and policy. This Program will give them the needed skills to accomplish these tasks.

    • Two Years
  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University with 50% and above aggregate marks. Students who have studied Political Science as a subject in Graduation will be an added advantage.

  • The MA in Political Science consists of 19 courses and a post Graduate Dissertation in Fourth Semester spread over two year. The students are required to take 6 Discipline Elective courses spread in 4 Semesters. The actual choice of electives will however depend on the optimal number of students opting for the same electives.

     

    MA (Hons.) (Political Science)

    First Year

    SEMESTER I

    SEMESTER II

    CC1

    Western Political Thought

    CC5

    Theories, Concepts and Issues in
    Political Science

    CC2

    Comparative Political Analysis

    CC6

    Interpreting Modern India

    CC3

    Theories of International Relations

    CC7

    Politics in India

    CC4

    Administrative Theory

    CC8

    Indian Constitution System

    DE1

    Discipline Elective I

    DE2

    Discipline Elective II

    Second Year

    SEMESTER III

    SEMESTER IV

    CC9

    Political Sociology

    CC12

    Public Administration

    CC10

    World Politics and International Political Economy

    CC13

    Democracy and Political Institutions in India

    CC11

    Research Methodology

    DIS

    Dissertation

    DE3

    Discipline Elective III

    DE 5

    Discipline Elective V

    DEIV

    Discipline Elective IV

    DE 6

    Discipline Elective VI

  • CC-Core courses, DE- Discipline specific course, TH - Thesis Course

    Discipline Specific Electives (DE)
    Students has to opt only one from each group below
    Discipline Specific Electives (DE)
    DE I DE II
    • Ethics and Politics
    • Public Policy
    • Social Movements and Revolutions
    • Parties, Elections and Political Process in India
    DE III DE IV
    • Democracy and Human Rights in India
    • Human Rights: Challenges and concerns
    • Public Institutions and Governance
    • Gender Studies
    DE V DE VI
    • The Politics of South Asia
    • Peace & Conflict in International Politics
    • Foreign Policy of major powers
    • International Security