Our three-year honours course in Political Science, recognised by Calcutta University, consists of topics ranging from Comparative Politics and Government to Political Sociology and International Relations. If you are inspired by the work of veteran political analysts and aspire to be one, our program gives you the tools to begin your own career in diverse fields like public administration, publishing, journalism, rural development, international aid agencies etc.
Applicable for students enrolled on/after 2018-19.
Choice Based Credit System
|Course Code||Name of Course||Semester||Marks|
|CC-1||Understanding Political Theory: Concepts||1||100|
|CC-2||Understanding Political Theory: Approaches and Debates||1||100|
|GE-1||Introduction to Political Theory||1||100|
|AECC-1||Compulsory English / MIL||1||100|
|CC-3||Constitutional Government in India||2||100|
|CC-4||Politics in India: Structures and Processes||2||100|
|GE-2||Comparative Government and Politics||2||100|
|CC-5||Indian Political Thought – I||3||100|
|CC-6||Comparative Government and Politics||3||100|
|CC-7||Perspectives on International Relations||3||100|
|SEC -A-1 or SEC -A-2||Democratic Awareness through Legal Literacy or Understanding the Legal System||3||100|
|GE-3||Government and Politics in India||3||100|
|CC-8||Indian Political Thought – II||4||100|
|CC-9||Global Politics since 1945||4||100|
|CC-10||Western Political Thought & Theory I||4||100|
|SEC-B-1 or SEC-B-2||Legislative Practices and Procedures or Elementary Aspects of Social Research||4||100|
|CC-11||Western Political Thought & Theory II||5||100|
|DSE-A-1 or DSE-A-2||Gender and Politics or Understanding South Asia||5||100|
|DSE-B-1 or DSE-B-2||Indian Foreign Policy in a Globalising World or Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India||5||100|
|CC-13||Public Administration: Concepts and Perspectives||6||100|
|CC-14||Administration and Public Policy in India||6||100|
|DSE-A-3 or DSE-A-4||Public Policy in India or Understanding Global Politics||6||100|
|DSE-B-3 or DSE-B-4||Citizenship in a Globalising World or Human Rights in a Comparative Perspective||6||100|
Applicable for students enrolled on/before 2017-18.
Part I: 200 Marks
Paper I: Political Theory: 100-Marks
Paper II: Comparative Politics & Government 100 Marks
Part II:. 200 Marks
Paper III: Government And Politics In India 100 Marks
Paper IV: International Relations 100 Marks
Part III: 400 Marks
Paper V: Western Political Thought 100 Marks
Paper VI: Indian Political Thought And Movement 100 Marks
Paper VII: Political Sociology 100 Marks
Paper VIII: Public Administration 100 Marks
A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
Or, 55% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
Or, 50% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.
10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)
Rs.42,450 (First Year)
Rs.37,600 (Second Year)
Rs.37,500 (Third Year)