Department of Political Science

About Department of Political Science


The Department of Political Science was started in 1942 with the aim to train the students in the fundamentals of Political Science. The Department is recognized internationally for its excellence in the areas of Indian Politics and International Relations. Ranked highly in terms of research, teaching interface, the Department is served by faculty of international repute. It has been designated by the UGC as a Department of Career Advancement. The Department has recently been upgraded from SAP to CAS - I for a period of five years beginning from April, 2016. The Department invites distinguished visiting scholars and holds workshops and conferences under this programme. In addition, the department also annually holds Shahid Bhagat Singh Memorial Lecture, Professor Pradeep Kumar Memorial Lecture and J.C. Anand Memorial Lecture. It has a vibrant Political Science Society, membership to which is compulsory for all the students. The Department is also running successfully an Electoral Literacy Club and a Movie Club.

The faculty has published extensively in the form of books, monographs, reports, articles, reviews, commentaries, perspectives and research papers in reputed national and international journals. Some of the faculty members have also been on the editorial boards of reputed international journals.


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