//Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science

Name of the Department: Political Science

Year of Establishment:1984

Programs Offered: B A

Pattern of Teaching Learning and Evaluation:

Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise)

Annual / Semester Credit system
T.Y.B.A. F.Y.BA / S.Y.B.A.
M.A.,M.Com

   

UG Other
B.A. Additional 4 credit courses for UG students

– Democracy, Election and Governance  = 2 Credits

– Basics of Indian Constitution = 2 Credits

– M.Com ,M.A

– Introduction to Constitution = 2 Credits

B.A Other

 

About the Department

 The department of Political Science started since the establishment of the college in 1984. It has a devoted faculty, committed to the high standards of teaching. The courses belong to either Human Right.The department’s commitment to basic and applied teaching encourages students to go for higher education as well as for Research activities. Besides, Political Science is one of the major subjects in various competitive examinations and hence, students find it useful to study for the preparation of the same. The department offers Special courseat undergraduate level. Along with the conventional methods of teaching, LCD, OHP, internet, maps, charts are used for making the teaching more effective. Open discussions and feedbacks from the students provide further scope for upgradation. In addition to class room learning,excursions, library, internet, seminars, guest lectures are the other means of learning in the department. The effective methods like group discussions, seminars, assessment of journals, tests, tutorials are helpful to evaluate the students.

Vision 

The Department of Political Science endeavors to generate new knowledge& produce students who are trained in Political Science.

Mission

 To Provide opportunities,  to widen the vision of  rural youth   & make  them a responsible Citizen is the Globalized world through the  knowledge of Political Science’.

Goals

* To undertake teaching, research and extension programs in major branches of Politics.
*To impart training to the student in order to equip them academic and professional capability & develop among them analytical perspective.
*To encourage research in the social political issues at contribute to the discipline of Political Science.
*To Undertake extension activities in order to create free, just and humane society.

POs/COs/PSOs

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Course Outcome:

  • FY.B.A. 2019-Credit Pattern

Introduction To Indian Constitution -I

Introduction To Indian Constitution -II

  1. To acquaint students with the important features of the Constitution of India and with The basic framework of Indian government.
  2. To familiarize students with the working of the Constitution of India.

 

2) S. Y. B. A.  2019 (Credit Pattern)

   Sem-III & IV

1.An Introduction to Political Ideologies (G-2)

  1. Role of different political ideologies and their impact in politics
  2. Close link between an idea and its actual realization in public policy
  3. Legacy of all the major ideologies

 

2.Western Political Thought  (S-1)

  1. Major traditions of thought that have shaped political discourse in different parts of the world.
  2. The great diversity of social contexts and philosophical visions.
  3. The history of political thought as a series of critical, interconnected and open-ended conversations about the ends and means of the good life. 

3.Political Journalism (S-2)

  1. Complex relationship between the communication, media and power politics.
  2. Critical appraisal of practices of political image management, campaigns, propaganda and censorship.
  3. Indian context of political Journalism

 

 TYBA (2015 Pattern)

1.Political Ideologies  (G-3)

This paper studies the role of different political ideologies and their impact in politics. Each ideology is critically studied in its historical context. In course of its evolution and development, the different streams and subtle nuances within each ideology, the changes and continuities in its doctrine and its relevance to contemporary times are highlighted. The close link between an idea and its actual realization in public policy needs to be explained as well. The philosophical basis of the ideologies is emphasized with special emphasis on key thinkers and their theoretical formulations. The legacy of all the major ideologies is to be critically assessed.

2.Public Administration (S-3)

This paper is an introductory course in Public Administration. The essence of Public Administration lies in its effectiveness in translating the governing philosophy into programmes, policies and activities and making it a part of community living. The paper covers personnel public administration in its historical context thereby proceeding to highlight several of its categories, which have developed administrative salience and capabilities to deal with the process of change. The recent developments and particularly the emergence of New Public Administrations are incorporated within the larger paradigm of democratic legitimacy. The importance of legislative and judicial control over administration is also highlighted

3.International Politics (S-4)

This paper deals with concepts and dimensions of international relations and makes an analysis of different theories highlighting the major debates and differences within the different theoretical paradigms. The dominant theories of power and the question of equity and justice, the different aspects of balance of power leading to the present situation of a unipolar world are included. It highlights various aspects of conflict and conflict resolution, collective security and in the specificity of the long period of the post Second World War phase of the Cold War, of Détente and Deterrence leading to theories of rough parity in armaments.

 4.Extra Credits Compulsory Course

  1. Y. B.A./ F. Y. B. Com. / F. Y. Bsc. (Credit Pattern)

Democracy, Election and Governance (2 Credits)

1.To introduce the students meaning of democracy and the role of the governance.

2.To help them understand the various approaches to the study of democracy and governance.

 5.M.A. –II, Sem-III (Credit  Pattern)

Introduction to Constitution (2 Credits)

  1. To acquaint students with the important features of the Constitution of India and with The basic framework of Indian government.
  2. To familiarize students with the working of the Constitution of India.