Department of Political Science
Course Offered: B.A. (Political Science)
- Name of the department: Political Science
- Year of Establishment: 1965
- Name of Programmes/Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil, PhD, Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D, etc.): UG (UG w.e.f. 1965)
- Name of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved: Generic Elective courses : BA III Year
- Annual/semester/choice based credit system (programme wise): UG CBCS Semester System (under R.U.S.A for the session 2017-18 and UG annual system w.e.f. 2018-19.
Dr. Uttam Kumar Sharma
Mr. Harkanwal Swarup
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Political Science
- Programme Outcome
Students who successfully complete the degree will be able to:
Give applicants the advanced level of comprehension, general competency, and methodical talents needed in business, consulting, education, or public administration.
to learn about current research and development projects as well as their specific field of study.
to be able to show that you can critically analyse problems and organise the duties you've been given accordingly.
The course gives students a thorough understanding of political science and piques their interest in furthering their studies in this area.
- Programme Specific outcome
B.A. Political-Science Specific Outcomes
to acquaint students with the fundamental principles and ideas of political theory, including both conventional and modern approaches.
to help pupils comprehend the institutions and governmental structure established by the Indian Constitution.
to acquaint students with the fundamental ideas, procedures, and scope of comparative politics, as well as with various methodologies and their advantages and disadvantages.
to increase students' understanding of international politics and give them the theoretical tools they need to comprehend and evaluate current trends in international relations.
to familiarise the students with the national and state legislative processes in India. Additionally, it will broaden their comprehension of Panchayati Raj institutions and their significance to our democracy.
to introduce the pupils to various public opinion practises and philosophies. They will become more used to qualitative and quantitative social research techniques.
to familiarise students with the writings and political theories of significant philosophers from both Western and Indian traditions.
to help students comprehend India's democratic political system and how it interacts with the current social and economic landscape.
to help pupils comprehend how various courts and India's legal system operate. When students are aware of the various rights and obligations that are available, their democratic awareness will grow.
Key ideas and associated theories are covered in this course's introduction to peace and conflict resolution.
to educate pupils about Himachal Pradesh's politics, economy, and society. It charts Himachal Pradesh's development from statehood politics to its current Poition.
Students learn about the various debates surrounding human rights, gender, and the environment in this course. The goal of the course is to give students insight into the fundamental concerns of moral human existence.
The courses you will learn during this three year course is:
Nature of Course and Year
Introduction to Political Theory
DSC-1A First Year
Understanding the various
theories and concepts in detail.
Learn to draw logical conclusions
about social and political concerns.
Recognize the importance of
theorizing and putting theory into
Indian Government and Politics
DSC-1B First Year
familiar with the discussions
surrounding the Indian
Constitution's genesis and
Learn about the various
government organs and how
Recognize the social and
economic concerns that affect
how Indian politics operates.
Comparative Government and Politics
DSC-1B First Year
Students would have a
comparative understanding of
the structure and purpose of
Recognize how some of
the most important political
systems in the world, such
as the UK, USA, Canada, and
Recognize how various party
systems operate in comparison.
Introduction to International Relations
DSC-1D Second Year
should have a thorough awareness
of both historical and modern
international relations processes.
Recognize the core theories,
ideas, and methods of international
Students will be able to consider
other developing centres of power,
such as India, and move beyond
the scope of Eurocentric
SEC-I Second Year
Recognize the many levels of
organization and operation of
Indian legislative entities.
Recognize how India's grassroots
Become familiar with the
fundamentals of many legislative
papers, particularly the Budget
Public Opinion and Survey Research
Recognize the significance and
function of public opinion in a
Develop the fundamental ability
to gauge public sentiment.
Study scientific research techniques
such as sampling, surveying,
interviewing, and questionnaires.
Themes in Comparative Political Theory
DSE-1A Third Year
Students would be able to analyse
the characteristics of Western and
Indian political thought.
The students would be able to
understand how modern Indian
political thought has developed.
The course will introduce students
to some of the most influential
political theorists in
Administration and Public Policy:
Concepts and Theories
DSE-1A Third Year
Students will be able to
comprehend a summary of the
field, including its development.
The many administrative
theories would be
understandable to the students.
Learn about the creation,
application, and evaluation of
Democracy and Governance
DSC-1B Third Year
The structure and procedures of governance at the union and state levels would be clear to the pupils.
Gain insight into the dynamics
of new social movements and
Recognize the constraints of
liberalization and the potential
DSE-1B Third Year
The students will have a
fundamental grasp of what
globalization is, how it works,
and why it matters.
The pupils will be able to
comprehend the main players in international politics, such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
and United Nations.
The students' grasp of current
global challenges, including
global warming, terrorism,
poverty, and inequality, will
improve as a result of this course.
Democratic Awareness Through Legal Literacy
SEC-3 Third Year
Gain a grasp of the Indian legal
system's structure and guiding
Develop Basic knowledge and
abilities to protect the rights
promised to citizens and other
Learn to see law as a source of
rights as well as just
Conflict and Peace Building
SEC-4 Third Year
The different sorts of conflict
will be clear to the students.
The course will improve the
students' comprehension of
non-violent, peaceful conflict
Their understanding of this
topic will be improved by the
study of diplomatic techniques,
including Track I and Track II
Society, Economy and Politics in Himachal Pradesh
GE-1 Third Year
Human Rights, Gender and Environment
GE-2 Third Year
Number of PCs =30
Government College Hamirpur, Department of Political Science
Teacher wise Time Table for the session 2022-23
Name of Teacher
Dr Uttam Sharma
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Prof. Harkanwal S Sharma
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