About Political Science

 Department of Political Science was established in the year 1964. Sri Dilip Saikia and Sri Mahendra Borah was the founder faculty member of the departmentMs. Niru Deka Saikia and Late Rana Pd. Deuri joined the department in later period. Sri Dilip Saikia and Ms Niru Deka Saikia became the Vice-Principal of the College. Mr. Bhaskar Borah secured 1st Class 1st position in Political Science Major in BA final examination from this department in 2011. Many students from this department excel in various fields of life.

 

Eligibility for Admission : For Major course, minimum 45% in aggregate and 50% marks in Political Science in HS Examination.

 

Programme Specific Outcome (PSO)

PSO1.

It has the scope to enable a student to know the existing contemporary politics from regional to international level.

 

PSO2.

Under this course a student can easily take part in any competitive examinations for self-employment.

 

PSO3.

It can provide a student to involve in higher studies in some specific area like rural development, women empowerment, human rights, foreign studies, administration and development and many other contemporary international issues which cannot be set aside for the promotion of democratic norms and values.

 

PSO4.

It can enable a student to know the history of this subject.

 

PSO5.

As a citizen of a country will able to know about his rights and duties.

 

PSO6.

It gives the knowledge of various political ideologies of renowned political philosophers of the world of various times.

 

Course Outcomes

PSCM-101: Western political thought.

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This course is designed to introduce the students to the contribution of the main traditions of western political thinkers like Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Machiavelli etc. towards the political thought.

 

PSCNM/PSCM-101/501: Political Theory

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This paper aims at providing the students with the knowledge of the basic concepts and ideological orientation of the discipline. It also acquaints the students with the development of the discipline.

 

PSCM/PSCNM-201: Indian government and politics.

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The basic objectives of the course are to acquaint the students of political science with the processes and dynamics of Indian politics. The course also aims at introducing the students to some of the vital contemporary emerging issues of our times such as changing pattern of centre -state relations, changing role of political parties, demand of autonomy movement, separatist movement, ethnic conflict etc. The course would provide the students with a good exposure to the processes and dynamics of Indian Government and politics.

 

PSCM/PSCNM: 301: Public Administration

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The main objective of the course is to acquaint the students of political science with the basic concept, principle and dynamics of public administration. The courses also aim at introducing the students to some of the vital contemporary concerns of our times such as new public administration etc.

PSCM/PSCNM: 301/401: International Relation

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The course is designed to acquaint the students with important theories and issues of International Relation which will help them to have a proper understanding of the contemporary International issues like Feminism, Self determination, Globalisation.

 

PSCM: 401: Comparative politics

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The basic objectives of this paper are to introduce the students with the diverse political systems especially the developed countries along with China and Switzerland. Besides, in order to acquaint them with the innovative concepts incorporated in this course which is also important from competitive examination perspective.

 

PSCM:402: Politics of north east India with special reference to Assam

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The primary aim of this paper is acquaint with the course with the sensitive peripheral states of India that has attracted the attention of the social scientists since a few years back. Moreover being the citizens of the Northeast region it is invariably the concern of the students to have proper understanding of their own area.

 

PSCM: 502: Indian political thought

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The course is designed to introduce the students to the contribution of the main traditions of ancient Indian political thinking, Religious political thinking, liberal political thinking and political thinking of depressed class movement.

 

PSCM: 503: Indian Foreign policy

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The purpose of the course is to acquaint the students with the evolution, development and trends of Indian foreign Policy

 

PSCM: 504: International law.

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The course is designed to acquaint the students with the basics of International law and the new trends in the realm of International law.

 

PSCM/ PSCNM: 603/ 501: Administration of Rural development In India

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The main objective of this course is to familiarize the students with problems and prospects of rural development in India. It will enable them to understand the approaches to rural development, objective of the various rural development programmes, implementing agencies, infrastructure to rural development etc.

 

PSCM/PSCNM: 601: Human Rights

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The course will provide the basic concepts and issues concerning human rights and will acquaint the students with the contemporary challenges.

 

PSCM: 602: Introduction to women studies

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The course is designed to generate sensitization for women’s issues and problems. It will try to introduce the basic concepts and theories to facilitate the understanding of women’s studies. The course will also try to introduce the students to women’s activism in India and the west.

 

PSCM: 604: Indian Administration

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The basic objective of the course on Indian Administration seek to familiarize the students with the cultural, social, political, economic and constitutional environment as a historical perspective of Indian Administration. The course will help the students to know various changes and developments, trends and patterns emerging in Indian administration. 

Result:

Year

1st Class         

2nd Class

2017

   

2016

   

2015

   

2014

   

 

Faculty Member:

Sri Pulin Bharali

Associate Professor

Sri Parash Goswami

Assistant Professor

Ms. Ritamoni Gogoi

Assistant Professor