The Chanakya University School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers a four-year undergraduate program with Civil Services Exam (CSE) Preparation. The students can pursue BA Hons with major in any of the relevant disciplines, e.g., Political Science or International Relations, while preparing for the Civil Services Exam with the guidance from Samkalp, New Delhi.
It is a rigorous program requiring a student to complete 96 credits of core disciplinary courses (major/minor), 12 credits of open electives and 52 credits of foundation and competence courses.
This is also a unique program combining University education with CSE training, also providing rigorous education through disciplinary courses, research and internship. It provides students the freedom of choice in the selection of major, minor and open elective courses as well as providing students with multiple entry and exit options – certificate, diploma, BA and BA Hons.The civil services exam preparation is an additional component provided by Samkalp. Samkalp trains the students in General Studies, Optional Subjects and CSAT through the methodology of Corrective Action Plan. This program provides dual benefits to students viz. Civil Services Exam preparation as well as training them in related disciplines. For instance, an aspirant can pursue a Major in Political Science with Minors in International Relations and Economics that would groom them for Civil Services as well as for a postgraduate degree in these disciplines.
Through the research and internship component of the program, students would also be qualified for placements within Think Tanks, Government Agencies, NGOs and International Organizations.