Department of Political Science

Established in 1966

Objective of the department is to acquaint the students with the basic concepts and issues of Political Theory, Political Thought, Political Systems, Political Institutions, Political Processes, Public Administration and International Relations. The department offers Political Science as an optional subject in BA Programme and is inclined towards community empowerment by conducting various political, social, and women empowerment programmes for SHGs. The students are provided with an exposure to the social responsibility of strengthening democracy through Voter Awareness Campaign, Civic and Legal Awareness Programmes.

Did You Know ?

" Design of Indian Parliament was created by 2 Britishers Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output

Association & Activities

  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Induction Programme
  • Teaching Methods
  • Bridge Course
  • Periodical Meetings
  • Departmental Library
  • Class Assignments
  • Wall Magazine
  • Class/Unit tests
  • Diagnostic Survey
  • Remedial Drill
  • Special Assignment to Advanced Learners
  • Student Research
  • Use of L.C.D/CAL Packages
  • Question Bank and Question Papers
  • Lesson Plan
  • Work Diary
  • Mentorship
  • Parent-Teacher Interaction
  • Student Faculty
  • Tools for Self Study
  • Healthy Practices
  • SWOC Analysis

Routine Co-curricular Activities

  • Preparation and Presentation of Curriculum Vitae of students
  • Ted Talk and Inspirational Videos
  • Study of articles of the Indian Constitution
  • Short term Certificate Courses
  • Map Work (Identification of places on the map)
  • Flow Chart
  • Value Education
  • Class Seminars
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Quiz (Class Room)
  • Study Circle and Library Reference
  • Group Discussion

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Inauguration of Rajya Ranga
  • Guest Lectures
  • Focus: Compilation of major International, National & State Events
  • Weekly Presentation of International News
  • Study Visit
  • National Seminar – Women Political leadership in Karnataka
  • Alumnae Interaction
  • Interaction with Elected Representatives
  • Live Presentation and Analysis of General Budget/ Elections
  • Activity Orientation Programme
  • Constitutional Day Celebration
  • Human Rights Day celebration
  • International Peace Day Celebration

Extension Activities

  • Political Awareness – SHG’s 
  • Grama Swaraj – Grama Sabha Awareness Campaign
  • Voters Awareness Campaign
  • Survey on participation of people in Grama Sabha

Civic Education Programme

Vitthiyasaksharatha Programme

Awareness on contextual issues

 

Best Practices

  •  Weekly Presentation of International news
  •  Presentation of Values
  •  Display of Quotes of great personalities
  •  Regular interaction with parents
  •  Frequent one- to- one interaction with students
  •  Feedback from stakeholders 
  •  Practical training to students in organizing programmes
  •  Compilation of articles on International, National and State issues
  •  Student participation in community empowerment
  •  Maintaining the records of outgoing students
  •  Learner participation teaching methods
  •  Forming study circles in the classes
  •  Exposure to pragmatic issues
  •  Counseling for female students
  •  Career opportunity guidance
  •  Current affairs daily presentation

Community Orientation

  • Department involves in organising Grama Sabha Awareness Campaign, Voters Awareness Campaign, Study Visits and SHG Empowerment Programmes

Research Output

  • The faculty undertakes research projects and publish papers.
  • Research Projects has been made mandatory for students