Political Science Courses


A branch of social science that deals with the study about government, political systems in the state etc. is known as Political Science. The study of political Science includes the behaviors of politics, its structure and description. Political Science is a very important course as it helps people to identify the threats and opportunity of politics and it helps to make modifications and give suggestions for the existing political structure.

Political Scientists are the people who concentrate their study on Political Science. They try to maintain a relationship with others through their political views. They try to develop principles on the basis of the world of politics. Political science has principles that are developed from the problems that have occurred in the past. So it is called as an Observational science. Political science is necessary in this modern world because it helps to understand the theories and practice of politics.

Various Political Science Courses offered in India

  • B.A. (Hons) (Political Science)
  • B.A. (Political Science)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in International Politics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Politics
  • M.A. (Political Science)
  • M.A. (Politics)
  • M.A. (Public Policy)
  • M.Phil. (Political Science)
  • Master of Arts in Political Science
  • Master of Arts in Politics
  • Master of Arts in Public Policy
  • Master of Philosophy in Political Science
  • Master Program in Government
  • Master Program in Government (M.P.G.)
  • Ph.D. (International Politics)
  • Ph.D. (Political Science)
  • Ph.D. (Politics)

Eligibility Criteria for Political Science Course

The students who have completed the plus two exams with 45% marks in any stream have the eligibility for applying to the graduation course in Political Science in any institute which offers that course. The people who have completed the graduation course in Political Science can apply for the post Graduation Courses. There are PG courses in political Science with specialization in Political Theory, Public policy, National Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics etc.

Political Science Colleges in India

Some of the colleges in India which offer courses in political science are:

  • Alpha Arts and Science College
  • Alphonsa College, Pala
  • Bhadri Vishal PG College
  • Bhavan’s College, Andheri West
  • Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  • Bhonsala Military College, Nashik
  • Brindavan College
  • Chitkara Educational Trust
  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
  • Dheen Dayal Upadhyay College
  • Garden City College, Bangalore
  • Loyola College
  • St. Xaviers College, Mumbai
  • St.Joseph’s College, Bangalore
  • St.Xaviers College, Kolkata
  • Job Scope after Political Science Courses
  • There are many job opportunities for the Political science students. They should have good public speaking skills and written skills. They should also have a good analytical power that will make them successful in fields like Journalism. The graduates who have done a course in political science can look for a job in private sector and as well as the government sector. They have an opportunity to work anywhere in the world. They also have a possibility of a bright political future.

Some Employment Areas -

  • Consulting Firms
  • Field Research Firms
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Lobbying Firms
  • Marketing Research Firms
  • Political Office Holders
  • Political Organizations
  • Publishing Firms
  • Some Job Types -
  • Business Administrator
  • Campaign Worker
  • Lawyer/Paralegal
  • Lobbyist/Organizer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Commentator
  • Political Correspondent
  • Pollster
  • Public Affairs Research Analyst

Public Opinion Analyst

The Political Science courses not only provide knowledge for a job but it also provides the skills necessary for perform the job. It provides the students the opportunity for understanding how our political system works.



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7 Responses to “Political Science Courses”

  1. 7

    I am ridhima grover this side
    Doing polscience honours from school of open learning
    And wants to know that how to study
    Which books to refer for correspondence
    This is my first year
    And i am very tensed
    Kindly help

  2. 6
    sanjay kumar:

    What can i do after m. phil in pol. science. what is job opportunist in pol.science m. phil. basis

  3. 5

    can i get admission in pol science hons course at du if i have not studied pol science in class 11th and 12th. i am in humanities stream and my subjects are geography,economics.history,hindi and english. so can i get admission in pol science hons from du with these subjects?

  4. 4
    piyush hatti:

    i want to take admisn in ambedkar clg nagpur..n want to know wen its admissn form will come?n last date also..tel me as soon as possibl beta..kk gnt

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  6. 2

    when wil the admission for ma in pol sic at loyla colg start? What is the criteria for admission?

  7. 1

    fee for m.a political science in ambedker college