Political Science

B. A. (Hons.) in Bangalore

Eligibility Criteria  

55% and above( or equivalent grade) in PUC/ 12th/any other equivalent exam conducted by a recognized authority/ institution in India or abroad.

The Political Science major offers an interdisciplinary study of political systems, theories, and governance structures. It explores diverse subjects including comparative politics, international relations, public policy, and political theory. Students gain insights into governmental institutions, political behavior, and global dynamics, fostering critical analysis, research skills, and an understanding of societal and global challenges. The program equips graduates for careers in government, policy analysis, international relations, law, academia, and various sectors requiring political acumen.

Programme Highlights

  • Focus on analytical thinking and critical reasoning abilities
  • Internships and capstone projects
  • Research projects and senior thesis
  • Emphasis on research and data analysis skills for policy analysis
  • Comprehension of global political dynamics
Chanakya Foundation48 credits
School Core24 credits
Major56 credits
Minor24 Credits
Learning Beyond Curriculum8 credits

These are the kind of courses we will be offering:

  • Concepts and Theories in Political Science
  • Indian Democracy in Practice
  • Political Ideas across Civilisations
  • Indian National Security Analysis
  • Modern Western Political Thought
  • Indian Political Philosophy in the 20th Century
  • Contemporary Political Systems
  • Political Concepts in Ancient Indian Literature
  • Government and public administration
  • Policy analysis and advocacy
  • Political campaigns and electoral politics
  • Non-profit organizations and NGOs
  • International organizations and diplomacy
  • Journalism and media
  • Law and legal professions
  • Academia and research