Government Colleges for Bachelor of Arts in Political Science


Political Science is a branch of social science that deals with the practice and theory of different aspects pertaining to politics. Political science course involves the study of political structure, system and political behavior of a country or an organization. It is a broad field of education that includes different subjects like public affairs, international relations, public administration, foreign policies, governmental procedures and policies, modern and historical systems.

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science is an UG course in the field of arts, which extends to a period of three years. With many colleges offering this course in India, the list of government colleges offering this course in different parts the country is given below:

List of Government Colleges for B.A. Political Science:

Durgapur Government College, University of Burdwan, West Bengal

Government Women’s College, Sambalpur University, Orissa

Government Post Graduate College, Bawani, Devi Ahilya University, Madhya Pradesh

Government P.D. Commerce & Arts College, Chhattisgarh

Government National College, Kurukshetra University, Haryana

Govt. J. Yaganandam Chhattisgarh College, Raipur, Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Chhattisgarh

Govt. D. S. V. R. M. Sanskrit College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Government College, Sambalpur University, Orissa

Government Brennan College, Kannur University, Orissa

Govt. Arts College (Autonomous), Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu

Government Girls’ College, Khargone, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Madhya Pradesh

Government College Kottayam - Nattakom, M.G. University, Kerala

Government College, Utkal University, Orissa

Government Autonomous College, Rourkela, Orissa

Government Arts College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu

Kokrajhar Govt. College, Gauhati University, Assam

Sushilabati Govt. Womens College, Sambalpur Univesity, Orissa

Eligibility for seeking admission to the B.A. Political Science course:

For seeking admission to the Bachelor of Arts in the aforesaid government colleges, candidates must have completed their higher secondary examination with Political science as a subject with not less 50% of aggregate marks. Even candidates who have not studied political science at their 10+2 level can apply; however, they must have secured a minimum of 55% of aggregate marks at their 10+2 level.

Higher studies after B.A. Political Science:

After completion of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science course, candidates can take up their PG course being Master of Arts in Political Science or they also go for other PG courses in the arts stream of education.

Career prospects for B.A. Political Science graduates:

Candidates who have completed their Bachelor of Arts in Political Science can find job opportunities in different disciplines like international relations, political advisors, administrative services, civil service, political journalism, research, teaching and law practice.



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