Political Science

About

Department of Political Science was established in this college at the time of its inception in 1976 when arts classes were started. The department organizes Seminar’s, Lecture’s and Discussion on the current socio-political Issue’s from time to time.

Scope of Political Science: The scope of political science is very vast. It is a integral subject of social science i.e. it concern’s with practice and principle’s of politics. It is also an analysis and interpretation of political system. Since it covers all aspects of political system of a country, it, therefore has five main branches-political theory, public theory, comparative politics, international relations and public law. Political Science covers a wide area of subject and it provides individual with knowledge of various fields and links him with political system.

Aim and Objective of Political Science:        After having the political science degree, a student can look for the future jobs as the Public Administration department, Politics, Marketing fields, NGO’s, Law’s, Electoral and Polling Politics, Teaching and Campaign Management. International Social Organizations such as WHO, UNICEF and more offer great carriers of prospects for those who want to become political scientist and political researchers. The aims and objective of political science program are as under:-

·         Developed depth and breadth of political knowledge essential to the political science degree / program.

·         Learned or strengthened their knowledge of, the fundamental of Indian politics and International politics.

·         Learned to apply basic political science concepts of current events.

·         Communicated on political subject in written, oral and electronic form.

·         Applied various political theories and techniques to solving applied problems.

·         Written or analytical or research paper on a political topic.

·         Taken a core course in Indian politics, world politics and political theory.

·         Have examined and composed the essential characteristics of various political systems to Indian political system.

·         Explored advanced theories of politics and encouraged to appreciate their importance.

Student graduating with B.A. political science should be able to:-

The term Political Science “Came into existence in 1880 by Herbert Baxter Adams, a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. Today, it is taught in all the major institute of India and abroad. The study of political science develops not only reasoning and analytical skills, but also communication skills both oral and written. After graduation in political science, a student will be able to pursue own career in various fields. He will be able to apply for civil service examination like UPSC, SSC and State Public Service Commission and Joint Public Service Commission. He is also able to apply for IBPS Bank PO and clerical exam etc. If he is thinking to get a job based on political science then the scope is wide and he can choose from a wide range of job profile like activist, administration in corporate or government or non-profit organizations, on line political data analyst, public affairs research analyst, public opinion analyst, high school teacher, policy analyst,  political communicator, etc.

After Post Graduation, he can opt for NET or SLET. To hold a higher position, he will need at least a master degree in political science. To get into higher level teaching, he will need a Ph. D. A Ph. D student can become a good state Legislator, University Professor, Federal Government analyst, and political scientist. He will be able to writing articles for publications in the newspapers, magazines and journals. He will be able to good advisors to the constitutional posts as the President, the Governor etc.

Programme Outcomes (PO’s): Program Learning outcomes are statements that describe what learners will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program. After successful completion of BA programme, the student would have the following attributes:

·         The graduate will understand the impact of Arts on Society.

·         The graduate will be able to perform job in different fields such as education, banking, LIC,  business, public service, politics, policy making, self-employed etc. where qualities of precision, analytical mind, logical thinking, clarity of thought, qualitative and quantitative decision are required.

·         The graduate will become successful professional by demonstrating logical and analytical ability.

·         The graduate will work and communicate efficiency in inter-disciplinary environment.

·         The graduate will become successful to solve the current problems prevailed in the State, National and World level.

·         A graduate will become successful social-worker, politician, writer, speaker.

·         A graduate will become productive citizens dedicating to serving their communities, their nations and the world.

·         Graduate of the BA programme in political science will become life long learners as they become cognizant of the institutions and processes of governance and the policies and historical and current event which shape their lives.

Programme Specific Outcomes (Political Science)(PSO’s):            

Department of Political Science of Maharaja Lakshman Sen Memorial College Sundernagar trains the students to understand basic concepts of political science such as Liberty, Equality, Justice, liberalism, Marxism, Socialism, Right etc. In this department, education means enrichment of principles of political science along with overall personality development. The outcome is that the students of political science are at par with the best of institutes of the state. As part of the preparation process, the department of political science has adopted the specific outcomes to be achieved are as follows:-

·         An ability to apply knowledge of political science with other social sciences.

·         An ability to communicate effectively.

·         An ability to identify formulates and solves political problems at State, National and International Level.

·         The broad education necessary to understand the impact of politics in a global, economic, environmental and social context.

·         An ability to use the techniques, skill and ideas necessary for effective leaders.

Course Outcomes (CO’s)       All graduate having political science as one of the subject will have to clear 33 paper’s in which 14 major core course paper of 4 credits each, 10 minor elective course paper of 4 credits each, 6 compulsory course paper of 3 credits each and 3 GI and H course paper of 1 credits each while core/Elective additional course paper would be depend upon his choice which credits will be 4.

RUSA – 2013

CBCS – Syllabus

Major Core Course

1.                     BAPOL – 0101           =          Understanding Political Science

2.                     BAPOL – 0102           =          Colonialism in India and Constitutional Democracy

3.                     BAPOL – 0203           =          Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics

4.                     BAPOL – 0204           =          Government in India & its Functioning

5.                     BAPOL – 0305           =          Introduction to International politics

6.                     BAPOL – 0306           =          Political Theory: Basic Concepts

7.                     BAPOL – 0407           =          Political Ideologies

8.                     BAPOL – 0408           =          Government & Politics of UK & Switzerland

9.                     BAPOL – 0409           =          Society, Economy & Politics in Himachal Pradesh

10.                 BAPOL – 0510           =          Modern Indian Political Thought

11.                 BAPOL – 0511           =          Constitution, Government & Politics of USA & China

12.                 BAPOL – 0512           =          Western Political Thought – I

13.                 BAPOL – 0613           =          Western Political Thought – II

14.                 BAPOL – 0614           =          Indian Foreign Policy

Minor Core Course

1.                     BAPOL – 0101           =          Understanding Political Science

2.                     BAPOL – 0204           =          Government in India & its functioning

3.                     BAPOL – 0222           =          Emerging Trends in India

4.                     BAPOL – 0305           =          Introduction to International Politics

5.                     BAPOL – 0323           =          Nationalism in India

6.                     BAPOL – 0409           =          Society, Economy & politics in Himachal Pradesh

7.                     BAPOL – 0424           =          Grass root Democracy in India

8.                     BAPOL – 0511           =          Constitutional Government & Politics of USA & China

9.                     BAPOL – 0525           =          International Organizations

Compulsory Paper =  BA. Ist, IInd, IIIrd Semester

BAPOL ** 22 & **26   =          Constitution of India

Additional Paper

1.                     BAPOL – 0415                        =          Party System in India

2.                     BAPOL – 0516                        =          Electoral System & Process in India

3.                     BAPOL – 0617                        =          Human Rights

4.                     BAPOL – 0618                        =          Government & Crisis of Govt. in India

5.                     BAPOL – 0619                        =          Regional Politics in India

6.                     BAPOL – 0620                        =          Social Movement in India

7.                     BAPOL – 0621                        =          India & Her Neighbours

Course Structure

Sem.

No of Papers

Paper Code

Paper Title

Credits

ESE

CCA

Max. Marks

Exam Duration Hours

I

Compulsory Course- I

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Compulsory Course- II

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- I

BAPOL-0101

Understanding Political Science

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course -II

BAPOL – 0102

Colonialism in India & Constitutional Democracy

4

50

50

100

3

 

Minor Elective Course- I

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- II

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

GI and H Course – I

 

 

1

 

 

 

1. ½

 

Total

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

II

Compulsory Course- III

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Compulsory Course- IV

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- III

BAPOL - 0203

Introduction to Comparative Govt. & Politics

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course -IV

BAPOL – 0204

Govt. in India and its Functioning

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- III

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- IV

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

GI and H Course – II

 

 

1

 

 

 

1. ½

Total

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

III

Compulsory Course- V

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Compulsory Course- VI

 

 

3

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- V

BAPOL - 0305

Introduction to International Politics

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course -VI

BAPOL – 0306

Political Theory: Basic Concepts

4

50

50

100

3

 

Minor Elective Course- V

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- VI

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

GI and H Course – III

 

 

1

 

 

 

1. ½

Total

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

IV

Major Core Course- VII

BAPOL - 0407

Political Ideologies

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- VIII

BAPOL - 0408

Govt. & Politics of UK & Switzerland

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- IX

BAPOL - 0409

Society, Economy & Politics of Himachal Pradesh

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- VII

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- VIII

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Total

 

 

24

 

 

600

 

V

Major Core Course- X

BAPOL - 0510

Modern Indian Political Thought

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- XI

BAPOL - 0511

Constitutional Govt. & Politics of USA & China

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- XII

BAPOL - 0512

Western Political Thought - I

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- IX

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Minor Elective Course- X

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Total

 

 

24

 

 

600

 

VI

Major Core Course- XIII

BAPOL - 0613

Western Political Thought-II

4

50

50

100

3

Major Core Course- XIV

BAPOL - 0614

Indian Foreign Policy

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Core/Elective Course*

 

 

4

50

50

100

3

Total

 

 

28

 

 

700

 

*Means Additional Paper

Cumulate Credits Category-wise =          Major Core Course                     =        56    

                                                                        Minor Elective Course                            =        40

                                                                        Compulsory Course                    =        18

                                                                        GI and H Course                         =        03    

                                                                          Core/Elective Additional Course =     28

                                                                       Total credits                                =     145

Courses in Political Science with Title, Code, Semester and Credits are as follow:-

Semester

Course Code

Title of Course

Course Outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First

BAPOL – 0101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL – 0102

Understanding Political Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colonialism in India and Constitutional Democracy.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student would be able to understand the meaning of Political Science and its significance.

Identify the various relations with political science.

Distinguish between State & Society, State and Govt., State & Association.

To understand the social contract theory.

Knowledge of welfare theory and Marixian theory of the function of state.

In this course, the student should be able to clearly understand the impact of British Colonial Rule in India and different movement started in India from time to time.

To study the partition of India.

To explain the salient feature’s of Indian constitution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second

BAPOL – 0203

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL – 0204

Introduction to Comparative Govt. & Politics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government in India and its Functioning

 

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the Nature, Scope and importance of Comparative methods.

To study system approach and structural functional approach.

Define and distinguish between parliamentary Govt. and Presidential Govt., Federal and Unitary form of Government, Authoritarian and Totalitarian Govt.

 

In this course, the student should be able to describe how the parliament working in Indian Democracy

To study the President of India

To explain Supreme Court and High Court.

To know the working of Judicial activism

To define planning Commission, National Development Council and Finance Commission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third

BAPOL – 0305

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL – 0306

Introduction to Inter-nation Politics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Theory: Basic Concepts

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the knowledge of inter-nation politics and its conflict with other states.

To study about different approaches in Inter-nation politics.

To study merits and demerits of colonialism and new colonialism.

To write down procedure of Pacific Settlement

To analyze Disarmament and Nuclear-disarmament.

To study about Balance of Power.

 

In this course, the student should be able to study Rights and Property.

To understand the concept of Liberty, Equality, Justice and Law.

To clearly understand the power, Authority and Legitimacy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth

BAPOL – 0407

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL – 0408

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL - 0409

Political Ideologies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government and Politics of UK and Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Society, Economy and politics of Himachal Pradesh

Upon successful of this course, the student should be able to what is Liberalism and its classification.

To evaluate Democracy, Elitist democracy and Pluralist democracy.

To write down a note on fabianism and syndicalism.

To study the life history and works of Karl Marx.

To study about Socialism and its merits and demerits.

To know about the rise of fascism.

 

In this course, the student should be able to study about the sources of British constitution

To study salient features of British Constitution.

Identify the reasons for the retention of Monarchy in England (Britain).

To know the working of British Parliament.

To Understand the role of British Prime-Minister.

To clearly understand the political parties and pressure groups of UK and Switzerland.

To study direct democracy in Switzerland.

To study about federal Assembly (Parliament).

To study federal Tribunal, its power & position.

 

In this course, the student should be able to describe how the state came into existence.

To study main rivers & lakes of Himachal Pradesh.

To study about main crops, vegetables, horticulture and fruits found in Himachal Pradesh

To explain Tourism policy of Himachal Pradesh

To write political parties and pressure groups of Himachal Pradesh.

To know about the role of cast in the politics of Himachal Pradesh.

To study the PRI’s in Himachal Pradesh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth

BAPOL – 0510

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL – 0511

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL - 0512

Modern Indian Political Thought

 

 

 

 

 

 

Constitution, Government and Politics of USA & China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Political Thought - I

After completion of this course, the student should be able to know about the life sketch of various modern Indian thinkers such as RRMR, Swami Vivekanand, Mahatama Gandhi, Jawahar Lal Nehru, B.R. Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohia.

To study about the various thought and principles given by them.

 

In this course, the student should be able to understand the constitution of both the countries.

To understand the theory of Separation of power and checks and balances.

To study about the Congress of USA.

To study president elections in USA

Identify the political parties and pressure groups of USA & China.

To explain the features of USA and Chinese constitution.

To understand Socio-Economic system of China & USA

To write the F.R. and Duties of Chinese people’s

To define composition, power’s and position of NPC, standing committee of NPC and state council of China.

 

 In this course, the student should be able to clearly understand the life sketch of Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli and Bodin’s.

To study Plato’s theory of justice and philosopher king

To study about the revolution theory of Aristotle.

To understand Machivelli’s view on End and Means.

To define Bodin’s view on Sovereignty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth

BAPOL – 0613

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BAPOL - 0614

Western Political Thought – II

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indian Foreign Policy

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the life sketch of various thinkers and their views.

To study social contract theory.

To study the basic idea of J.S. Mill on Liberty.

To know the principle’s of Marxism and his theory of Surplus value.

 

In this course, the student should be able to explain the meaning, nature and role of domestic factors in Indian Foreign Policy

To understand the concept of NAM

To study Indo-USA, India- China and Indo-USSR relations.

To evaluate the India’s look East policy.

 BA-B.Sc, I, II and III

BAPOL - **22 & **26

Constitution of India

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the Indian Constitution. In Indian Constitution, the student studies F.R., DPSP,

Fundamental Duties.

To explain working process of parliament.

To describe Legislative procedure in Indian Parliament and Amending procedure in constitution.

To knowledge of centre-state relations, and federal structure.

To describe how Panchayati Raj System function.

To study Urban Local bodies.

RUSA - 2016

CBCS BA(Regular) POLITICAL SCIENCE (Template) – 132 Credits

Sem.

Core Course (12)

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)-2

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)-2

Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) – 4

Generic Elective (GE) - 2

1st

Eng

(Eng/MIL Communication)/ Environment

 

 

 

 

DSC-1-A-Introduction to Political Theory (POLS101)

 

 

 

 

 

DSC-2-A-(Any other Subject)

 

 

 

 

2nd

MIL

(Eng/MIL Communication)/ Environment

 

 

 

 

DSC-1-B Indian Govt. & Politics-(POLS201)

 

 

 

 

 

DSC-2-B-(Any Other subject)

 

 

 

 

3rd

Eng./MIL

 

SEC-1-Legislative Support (POLS 302)

 

 

 

DSC-1-C-Comparative Govt & Politics(POLS 301)

 

 

 

 

 

DSC-2-C-(Any other subject)

 

 

 

 

4th

Eng/MIL

 

SEC-2-Public Opinion & Survey Research (POLS 402)

 

 

 

DSC-1-D-Introduction to International Politics- (POLS 401)

 

 

 

 

 

DSC-2-D(Any other subject)

 

 

 

 

5th

 

 

SEC-3-Democratic Awareness with Legal literacy (POLS 501)

DSE-1A-Option.I-Themes in Comp. Pol. Theory(POLS502) /or DSC-1A-OptionII-Admn. & Public Policy (POLS 503)          -------------------- DSE-2A-(Any other subject)

GE-1-Society, Economy & Politics in Himachal Pradesh (POLS 504)

6th

 

 

SEC-4-Conflict and Peace Building (POLS601)

DSE-1-B-Option-I-Democracy and Governance(POLS602)

DSE-IIB-Option-II-Understanding Globalization(POLS603)

GE-2-Human Rights & Gender Environment(POLS604)

Choice Based Credit System – B.A. Political Science (Regular)

S.N.

Semester – I

Course

Paper

 

1.1

Subject – I Pol. Science

Discipline Specific Core

Introduction to Political Theory

DSC-IA

1.2

Subject – II (Any other)

Discipline Specific Core

(2nd Discipline Elective )

DSC-IIA

1.3

English

Core Compulsory

 

CC

1.4

English / MIL (Communication)/Environmental Science

Ability Enhancement (Compulsory)

 

AEEC

 

Semester – II

 

 

 

2.1

Subject – I

Discipline Specific Core

Indian Government and Politics

DSC-IB

2.2

Subject – II(Any other)

Discipline Specific Core

(2nd Discipline Elective )

DSC-IIB

2.3

MIL

Core Compulsory

 

CC

2.4

English / MIL (Communication)/Environmental Science

Ability Enhancement (Compulsory)

 

AECC

 

Semester – III

 

 

 

3.1

Subject – I Political Science – 3

Discipline Specific Core

Comparative Government and Politics

DSC-IC

3.2

Subject – II(Any other)

Discipline Specific Core

(2nd Discipline Elective )

DSC-IIC

3.3

English

Core Compulsory

 

CC

3.4

Skill Based – I

Ability Enhancement (Compulsory)

Legislative Support

AEEC(I)

 

Semester – IV

 

 

 

4.1

Subject – I Political Science – 4

Discipline Specific Core

Introduction to International Relations

DSC-ID

4.2

Subject – II(Any other)

Discipline Specific Core

(2nd Discipline Elective )

DSC-IID

4.3

MIL

Core Compulsory

 

CC

4.4

Skill Based – 2

Ability Enhancement (Elective)

Public Opinion and Survey

AEEC(2)

 

Semester – V

 

 

 

5.1

Skill Based – 3

Ability Enhancement (Elective)

Democratic Awareness Through Legal Literacy

AEEC(3)

5.2

Discipline Specific Elective Course – I Political Science

(A)    Themes in Comparative Political Theory

 

DSE – I A

 

 

(B)  Administration and Public Policy: Concepts and Theories

 

 

5.3

Discipline Specific Elective Course – II

From Second Discipline/Subject

 

DSE-2A

5.4

Generic Elective – I (Interdisciplinary)

 

Society, Economy & Politics in Himachal Pradesh

GE-I

 

 

From Second Discipline/Subject Based

 

 

 

Semester – VI

 

 

 

6.1

Skill Based -4

Ability Enhancement (Elective)

Peace and Conflict Resolution

AEEC(4)

6.2

Discipline Specific Elective Course –I Political Science

A)    Democracy and Governance

 

DSE –IB

6.3

Discipline Specific Elective Course – II

B)     From Second Discipline Subject

 

DSE -2B

6.4

Generic Elective –II (Interdisciplinary) Any one

Human Rights Gender and Environment

 

GE – II

 

 

From Second Discipline Based

 

 

Note:-  The DSEII / Any other subject once opted by the candidate shall not  be changed like Core subject.

SEMESTER-WISE COURSES, CODES AND CREDITS FOR CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS)- BA POLITICAL SCIENCE

CORE COURSES = DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC COURSE (DSC-4)

S.N.

Course

Course Name

Sem.

Course Code

Credits

Maximum Marks

ESC

CCA

Total Marks

1.

Political Science

Introduction to Political Theory

I

POLS101

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

2.

Political Science

Indian Govt. & Politics

II

POLS 201

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

3.

Political Science

Comparative Govt. & Politics

III

POLS301

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

4.

Political Science

Introduction to International Politics

IV

POLS401

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

SKILL ENHANCEMENT COURSES(SEC-2): ANY FOUR, ONE PAPER EACH IN III, IV,V & VI SEMESTER

1.

Political Science

Legislative Support

III

POLS302

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

2.

Political Science

Public Opinion & Survey Research

IV

POLS402

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

3.

Political Science

Democratic Awareness with Legal Literacy

V

POLS501

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

4.

Political Science

Conflict and Peace Building

VI

POLS601

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE COURSES (DSE-2) : ANY TWO PAPERS, ONE PAPER EACH IN V & VI SEMESTER

1.

Political Science

Themes in Comparative Political Theory                                                      Or

Administrative Public Policy

V

 

POLS502

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

POLS503

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

2.

Political Science

Democracy and Governance

                          Or

Understanding Globalization

VI

 

POLS602

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

POLS603

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

GENERIC ELECTIVE (GE-2, INTERDISCIPLINARY): ANY TWO PAPERS, ONE PAPER EACH IN V & VI SEMESTER

1.

Political Science

Society, Economy & Politics in Himachal Pradesh

V

POLS504

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

2.

Political Science

Human & Gender Environment

VI

POLS604

6(L-5,T-1)

70

30

100

Revised Syllabus, CBCS – RUSA 2016

Semester

Course Code

Title of Course

Course Outcomes

 

First

 

DSC-I-A-POLS 101

Introduction to Political Theory

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to define politics and distinguish between traditional and modern politics.

To understand the concept of Liberty, Equality, Justice and Rights.

To study about democracy.

To study state intervene in the family.

Second

DSC-I-B-POLS 201

Indian Government and Politics

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the different approaches in Indian Politics.

Describe how the Indian Parliament working.

To study caste, class, religion and Secularism.

To study about political party and party system in India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSC-I-C-POLS301

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC-I-POLS302

Comparative Government and Politics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative Support

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to describe comparative politics and comparative method.

To study differentiate between Parliamentary Government & Presidential Government, Authoritarian Govt. & Democratic Govt.

To study Unitary and Federal Govt.

To explain the main feature’s of Federal system in Canada and Unitary system in China.

To understand election and different method of election.

To study merit and demerits of political parties.

 

 

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to define Rural and Urban (Local) Government.

To describe how does a bill become Law in the Parliament.

To study about State Legislature and the Parliament.

To study different Legislative Committee.

To describe how the Budget Pass.

Fourth

DSC-I-D-POLS401

SEC-2-POLS402

Introduction to International Politics

Public Opinion and Survey Research

This course trains the student to how to analyze different approaches in International Relations and their importance.

To study about cold war

To understand the cold war era and Emergine centre of power

To study Indian Foreign policy and policy of non-alignment.

 

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the meaning of Public Opinion and their role in democracy.

To discuss various sample based studies such as Random, Non-Random and Stratified Sampling.

To study about survey research through interview and questionnaire methods.

To write analysis and interpretation.

 

Fifth

SEC-3-POLS501

 

 

 

 

DSE:I-A(Option-1)-POLS502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSE:I-A(Option-2)-POLS503

Democratic Awareness with Legal Literacy

 

 

 

Themes in Comparative Political Theory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administration and Public Policy: Concepts  and Theories

After the completion of this course, the student should be able to clearly understand the legal system in India and How it works on Dowry system, Sexual harassment and violence against women, consumer rights and cyber crimes.

In this course, the student should be able to understand main feature’s and differentiate Indian and Western political thought.

 

To study John Locke’s views on Rights, J.S.Mill views on Liberty, Kautilya’s views on state, Tilak and Gandhi ji views on Swaraj, Ambedkar and Lohia views on social justice, and Deendyal Upadhay views on integrated Humanism.

 

In this course, the student should be able to study meaning, scope and significance of public administration and differentiate between public and private administration.

To understand public policy.

To know the working process of policy formulation.

To study elements and politics of Development Administration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth

SEC-4-POLS601

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSE-I-B(option-1)-POLS602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DSE-I-B(option-2)-POLS603

Conflict and Peace Building

 

 

 

 

 

Democracy and Governance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding Globalization

 

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the meaning of conflict and Peace Building.

To identify various types of conflicts.

To explain the Local, National and International Level of conflicts.

To study to resolve conflicts.

After completion of this course, the student should be able to apply knowledge of the basic structure and process of Governance of Union (President, PM and Supreme Court) and (Governor, CM and High Court) Level.

To study Political Communication.

To study about role of Trade Union and Farmers.

To clearly about New Social Movement (Gender, Tribe, Environment) and NGO’s.

 

This course develops the capability of the student to understand the Nature and meaning of Globalization and various dimensions of Globalization.

To study contemporary world Actors: UNO, G-77 and WTO.

To solve different problems of Poverty, Inequality, International Terrorism.

To study Global Environmental issues such as Global Warming & Bio-Diversity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth

GE-1:POLS504

Society, Economy and Politics of Himachal Pradesh

In this course, the student should be able to describe how the state came into existence.

To study main rivers & lakes of Himachal Pradesh.

To study about main crops, vegetables, horticulture and fruits found in Himachal Pradesh

To explain Tourism policy of Himachal Pradesh

To write political parties and pressure groups of Himachal Pradesh.

To know about the role of cast in the politics of Himachal Pradesh.

To study the PRI’s in Himachal Pradesh.

Sixth

GE-II: POLS604

Human Rights, Gender and Environment

On the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand the meaning and scope of Human Rights.

To study the role of National Human Rights.

To analyze structures of patriarchy.

To identify various issues of women’s political participation and representation in India.

 Knowledge of certain environmental policy in India.

 

The outcomes of all the courses is to impart / provide wide knowledge of political science to the students. Because Political Science is a vast and interesting subject which is taught in all school, colleges, University, institution and worlds. This subject develops the capability of student to use their knowledge in different fields.

Attainment of Program Outcome:-

(Broad Curricular Components that contribute towards the attainment of the programme   educational objectives.)

The scheme developed for the programme and the curriculum laid down for every subject is designed in a way to achieve academic excellence and meet the requirement of stakeholders and all-in-all move towards the attainment of department as well as university level.

Administrative System helps in ensuring the achievement of PSO’s

·         Regular developmental meetings are held which is presided by principal and all agenda of improvement of academics are discussed to achieve the PSO’s.

·         Concerned Faculty keeps a check on the students not only in academic matters but also in their personal and emotional affairs.

·         The faculty keeps a vigilant eye on course structure and suggests the change to the university as and when required.

The POs, PSOs and COs objectives are determined and evaluated through a Regular Examinations Process, Class Tests, Seminars, Assignments, Viva-Voice and Consultation that involve four core constituents: Students, Alumni, PTA and Faculty.

Student input is obtained through student feedback, student evaluation forms, individual faculty- student advise interaction, interviews and interaction with college student central association (CSCA).

Alumni / PTA input is obtained through regular meeting with Alumni / PTA representatives and exit surveys with graduating students.

Student input is taken on regular basis at the end of each semester.

Attainment of each of the PSO’s and CO’s can be judged from the following:

·         Increase in pass percentage of student.

·         Percentage of student qualifying BA Political Science and other competitive exam is increasing.

·         Rise in the number of student going for PG programmes in required institution in the state.

·         Increase in number of student for different placement after the completion of the degree programme.

·         Percentage of failures in different courses is reducing after degree

Faculty

Name : Dr. Rajinder Singh

Email : singhrajender292@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9816410760

Qualification : M. A., M. Phil., Ph.D.

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