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M.A. (Political Science)


Duration:2 Years
Eligibility:Graduation

Course Detail

Part – I (Annual System)

  1. Indian Political Thought                                                
  2. Western Political Thought
  3. Indian Government and Politics
  4. International Politics      

Part – II (Semester System)

Semester -III

  1. Contemporary Political Thought
  2. Modern Political Analysis
  3. Paper III and IV : Group I (Any Two of the following Options )
    • Political Ideologies
    • Political Sociology
    • State Politics in India
    • Federalism
    • South Asian Political System (Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh)     OR
  4. Paper III and IV : Group II (Any Two of the following Options )
    • International Organisation
    • Foreign Policy of India
    • Theory and Practice of Diplomacy
    • South Asia and World Politics
    • Politics of Developing Countries

Semester – IV

  1. Theory and Practice of Public Administration
  2. Comparative Politics
  3. Paper VII and VIII : Group I(Any Two of the following Options)
    1.  
      1.  OR
    • Electoral Politics in India
    • Punjab Politics
    • Research Methodology
    • Women and Political Theory
    • Contemporary Debates in Political Theory
    • Sikh Political Though (1469 AD-1708 AD)
  4. Paper III and IV : Group II(Any Two of the following Options )
    • Foreign Policies of US, Russia, China and Japan
    • Human Rights in International Relations
    • International Law
    • Third World in International System
    • Globalization and its Impact on Political System
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