B.A (Hons)

Political Science

Intrigued by world politics? Inspired by the work of political analysts? Our three-year Honours course in Political Science, which covers a range of topics from comparative politics and government to political sociology and international relations, gives you the tools for a career in diverse fields like public administration, rural development and international aid agencies to publishing and journalism.

Course Structure

Choice Based Credit System

Course CodeName of CourseSemesterMarks
CC-1Understanding Political Theory: Concepts1100
CC-2Understanding Political Theory: Approaches and Debates1100
GE-1Introduction to Political Theory1100
AECC-1Compulsory English / MIL1100
CC-3Constitutional Government in India2100
CC-4Politics in India: Structures and Processes2100
GE-2Comparative Government and Politics2100
CC-5Indian Political Thought – I3100
CC-6Comparative Government and Politics3100
CC-7Perspectives on International Relations3100
SEC -A-1 or SEC -A-2Democratic Awareness through Legal Literacy or Understanding the Legal System3100
GE-3Government and Politics in India3100
CC-8Indian Political Thought – II4100
CC-9Global Politics since 19454100
CC-10Western Political Thought & Theory I4100
SEC-B-1 or SEC-B-2Legislative Practices and Procedures or Elementary Aspects of Social Research4100
GE-4International Relations4100
CC-11Western Political Thought & Theory II5100
CC-12Political Sociology5100
DSE-A-1 or DSE-A-2Gender and Politics or Understanding South Asia5100
DSE-B-1 or DSE-B-2Indian Foreign Policy in a Globalising World or Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India5100
CC-13Public Administration: Concepts and Perspectives6100
CC-14Administration and Public Policy in India6100
DSE-A-3 or DSE-A-4Public Policy in India or Understanding Global Politics6100
DSE-B-3 or DSE-B-4Citizenship in a Globalising World or Human Rights in a Comparative Perspective6100


Program Outcome / Course Outcome / Program Specific Outcome →


Course Eligibility

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained at the previous qualifying examination a minimum of:

55% marks in Political Science


45% marks in Political Science + 50% marks in BO4

Note :

  • If the candidate has not studied Political Science in class XII, he / she needs to achieve the above-mentioned marks in English to apply for Political Science (H).
  • Please also read General Eligibility Criteria, Under Admissions.
Course Duration

3 Years

Course Hours

10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)

Course Fees

₹ 24,405 (First Semester)