M.Phil. (Police Administration) Master of Philosophy in Police Administration
M.Phil. Police Administration or Master of Philosophy in Police Administration is a postgraduate police administration course. Research Degree Course deals with the field of police administration. In this course the main emphasis is given on law and order administration at the Central, State, Range, District and Sub-District level in rural and urban areas. The duration of M.Phil. (Police Administration) is mostly of two academic years but it may vary as per the rules and regulations of different institutions. The degree course provides many job opportunities to the degree holders.
M.Phil. Police Administration Eligibility
Master's degree in science, arts or engineering is the minimum requirement for it.
Candidates need to acquire 55% marks in the subject chosen for M.Phil. course or an allied subject at the postgraduate level to be considered eligible for the course.
A written test maybe conducted to assess the candidate’s knowledge. Those who qualify in the written test will be required to appear in an interview.
The admission procedure and mode of selection for admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) through distance learning however, may vary from one Institute to another.
M.Phil. Police Administration Syllabus
The following syllabus is provided by the Panjab University, Chandigarh since 2011-12.
(All Papers are Compulsory)
Philosophical Foundations of Police Administration
Kautilya, Robert Peel, David H. Bailey, O.W. Wilson
Cesare Beccaria, Cesare Lombroso, Howard Abadinski, Michel Focault.
Robert K Merton, Edwin Sutherland, Howard Becker, Emile Durkheim.
Sigmund Freud, Abraham Maslow, Rinses Likert, Herbert Simon.
Emerging Dimensions of Police Administration in India
Police: Concept and Significance
Evolution of Police Administration
Police Reforms since Independence
Citizen Police Interface: Concept and Significance
Community Policing: Concept and Rationale; Community Policing in India
Police Media relationship
E- Governance and its application in Police
Citizen Charters: Concept, Rationale and its application in Police
Right to Information: Initiative and Challenges
Gender sensitization of Police, weaker sections and Police
Disaster preparedness and Role of Police
Human Rights and Policing in India
Laws Related with Police Administration
The Police (Incitement to Disaffection) Act, 1922.
The Punjab Police Act 2007
The Model Police Act 2006
The Police Act 1861
The Police- Forces Restriction of Rights Act 1966.
The Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1981
The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
The Pre- Conception and Pre- Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection)
The Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002
The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967
The Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955
SCs & STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989
Dowry Prohibition Act 1961
The Juvenile Justice Act, 1986
Information Technology Act, 2000
The Arms Act, 1959.
Research Methodology in Police Administration
Research- Meaning, nature and its significance for Police Administration,
Interdisciplinary Research in Social Sciences: Rationale and Approaches
Selection and Formulation of Research Problem.
Review of Literature: Purpose and design techniques
Hypothesis: Definition, features, types and testing
Research Design: Meaning and types.
Sampling: Concept, types, size and sampling error
Triangulation: Concept, rationale and process
Meta Analysis: Concept, rationale and process.
Data Collection: Documents, observation; questionnaire and Interviews.
Data processing and analysis- Role of computers.
(All Papers are Compulsory)
Computer Applications and Police Administration
Elements of Computer System: Basic parts of computer, CPU, Memory devices, RAM, ROM, Network Card, Processor, Representation of data, Binary numbers, I/O devices, Peripherals.
Operating System & Application Software: Windows and MS Office: Word, Excel and Power Points, MIS.
Networking: Topologies of Networking, Intranet devices, LAN, WAN, Wi-fi, Security of network, Prevention from virus and attacks, Firewall.
Cyber Crimes: Hacking, Phasing, Forgery, IPR Violations, Cyber Terrorism, Banking/ Credit Card related crimes, E- Commerce frauds, Online gambling, Theft of internet laws, Confidentiality, Dot guidelines, Fake Email detection.
In Dissertation the division of marks shall be as under: