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 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
AECC-2 ENVS 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
GE-4 International Relations 4 100
CC-11 Western Political Thought & Theory II 5 100
CC-12 Political Sociology 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


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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

₹ 23,615/- (First Semester)

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