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The BA (Honours) Political Science

The BA (Honours) Political Science

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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Program in Political Science is a three year full-time degree program offered by the University. It focuses on the study of citizenship, government and politics. Students learn about the role of government, the nature of politics and different political institutions in India and throughout the world.

Eligibility
Pass in Class XII (any discipline) with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Duration : Three years.

Award of Degree :
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Bachelor of Arts (Honours)” Degree in Political Science by the University.

Program Structure :

The BA (Honours) Program in Political Science consists of 28 courses covered in six semesters spread over three years including an Undergraduate dissertation. Students will be required to complete 18 core subjects in addition to 5 Choice Based Electives and 5 Compulsory Papers. Students are additionally required to complete two summer projects at the end of Year-I and Year-II respectively and a dissertation in the sixth semester. Electives will be choice based electives from other disciplines.

Electives:
Choice based electives for the BA (Honours) course may be chosen from various fields offered by the University including Humanities, Management and IT. The Electives offered are subject to change based on the portfolio of subjects offered by the instructors.

BA (Honours) Program Structure
YEAR Semester-I Semester-II
I
  • Introduction To Political Theory
  • Colonialism In India
  • Indian Government & Politics – I
  • Choice Based Elective - I
  • English Language - I (Compulsory)
  • Political Theory: Concepts & Debates
  • Nationalism In India
  • Indian Government & Politics – II (CBE)
  • Choice Based Elective - II
  • English Language - II (Compulsory)
Summer Project I
YEAR Semester-III Semester-IV
II
  • Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics
  • Intro. to International Relations
  • Theories In Public Administration
  • Choice Based Elective - III
  • Computers Skills (Compulsory)
  • Political Institutions & Processes in Comparative Perspective
  • Global Politics & Governance
  • Public Policy & Administration In India
  • Choice Based Elective - IV
  • Environmental Studies (Compulsory)]
Summer Project II
YEAR Semester-V Semester-VI
III
  • Indian Foreign Policy
  • Western Political sThought
  • Political Sociology of India
  • Choice Based Elective - V
  • Soft Skills (Compulsory)
  • Citizenship in a Globalizing World
  • Indian Political Thought
  • Contemporary Political Issues
  • General Studies (Compulsory)
  • Undergraduate Dissertation

The program structure is subject to change (if required).