The Department of Political Science at Tata College was established in 1979. The department offers programs at both UG and PG levels. All programs offered by the department is in accordance to the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) of UGC, India.

At present Dr Rinki Dorai heads the department. Dr Dorai has more than 12 years teaching experience. She specializes in International Relations. Another important faculty member of the department is Dr Sanjeev Anand. To his credit, Dr Anand has a dozen of research papers, one book and one project report published. At present, Dr Anand holds the position of Public Information Officer and Coordinator of Vocational Courses at Kolhan University, Chaibasa.

Program Structure / Syllabus Outline

The department offer both M.A. and B.A. in Political Science.

B.A. Political Science Hons

Sl. No. Semester Course Code Course Name No. of Credits
1   I POL CC-01 Introduction to Political Theory 06
2 POL CC-02 Political Ideas and Concept 06
3 POL GE-1 Introduction to Political Theory 06
4   II   POL CC-03 Ancient Indian Political Thinkers 06
5 POL CC-04 Modern Indian Political Thinkers 06
6 POL GE-2 Political Ideas and Concept 06
7       III POL CC-05 Introduction to Comparative Politics 06
8 POL CC-06 Comparative Government and Politics of Major Constitutions of The World 06
9 POL CC-07 Political Sociology 06
10 POL GE-3 Constitutional Government in India 06
11     Iv         IV   POL CC-08 Western Political Thought 06
12 POL CC-09 General Public Administration 06
13 POL CC-10 Indian Administration 06
14 POL GE-4 Political Process in India 06
15       V POL CC-11 International Politics 06
16 POL CC-12 Constitutional Government in India 06
17 POL DSE-1A National Movement and Constitutional Development in India OR International Law 06
18 POL DSC-2A Political Process in India OR International Organization 06
19       VI POL CC-13 Political Ideology 06
20 POL CC-14 India’s Foreign Policy 06
21 POL DSE-3A Government & Politics of Jharkhand OR Foreign Policy of Major Powers   06
22 POL DSE-4 Project 06

M.A. Political Science

Sl. No. Course Code Course Name No. of Credits
  POLS 01 Indian Political Thought, Genesis Basis & Development 05
  POLS 02 Modern Indian Political Thought 05
  POLS 03 Modern Political Theory 05
  POLS 04 Indian Government and Politics 05
  POLS 05 Western Political Thoughts 05
  POLS 06 Contemporary Political Issues 05
  PLOS 07 Comparative Politics 05
  POLS 08 Theories Of International Relation 05
  POLS 09 Theory of Public Administration 05
  POLS EC2 1A Or POLS EC2 1B Or POLS EC2 1C Democratic Process In India Or Bureaucracy Or India’s Foreign Policy 05
  POLS 11 Politics of Developing Countries 05
  POLS 12 State Politics In India 05
  POLS 13 Pol. Ideology 05
  POLS 14 Project 10
  POLS EC1 Research Methodology 04

B.A. Program

Sl. No. Semester Course Code Course Name No. of Credits
1 I POL DSC-1A Introduction to Political Theory 06
2        II POL DSC-1A Political Ideas and Concept 06
3       III POL DSC-1A Constitutional Government in India 06
4      IV POL DSC-1A Political Process in India 06
5   V POL DSC-1A Western Political Thought 06
6 POL DSC GE-1 National Movement and Constitutional Development in India 06
7      VI POL DSC-1A International Politics 06
8 POL DSC GE-2 Comparative Government and Politics of Major Constitutions of The World 06

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