24 months
141 USD/year
141 USD/year
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The Department of Political Science was started in 1942 with the aim to train the students in the fundamentals of Political Science. The Department is recognized internationally for its excellence in the areas of Indian Politics and International Relations. The Political Science programme is offered at the Panjab University.


Key facts:

  • The Political Science programme is offered at the Panjab University.
  • Ranked highly in terms of research, teaching interface, the Department is served by faculty of international repute. It has been designated by the UGC as a Department of Career Advancement. The Department has recently been upgraded from SAP to CAS - I for a period of five years beginning from April, 2016. The Department invites distinguished visiting scholars and holds workshops and conferences under this programme. In addition, the department also annually holds Shahid Bhagat Singh Memorial Lecture, Professor Pradeep Kumar Memorial Lecture and J.C. Anand Memorial Lecture. It has a vibrant Political Science Society, membership to which is compulsory for all the students. The Department is also running successfully an Electoral Literacy Club and a Movie Club.

Programme Structure

  • The faculty has published extensively in the form of books, monographs, reports, articles, reviews, commentaries, perspectives and research papers in reputed national and international journals. Some of the faculty members have also been on the editorial boards of reputed international journals.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in any stream with at least 50% marks in aggregate
  • Bachelors Degree with 45% marks in Political Science, or 50% marks in the aggregate. Or B.A. with 45% marks in any social science discipline. Or B.A. with honors in the subject of Political Science or B.Sc. (Hons.) Or Masters Degree examination in any other subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    141 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 141 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    141 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 141 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 10400 Indian rupees


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