Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, established in the month of February 1967, has been one of the oldest Departments of the University. In the year 2014, the Department completes 47 years of its presence with significant contribution towards teaching and research in the discipline of political science. The Department has produced an alumni who are well placed in different spheres of life. It has introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) since the Academic Session 2009-10.

The Mission of the Department are as follows :

  • To engage with teaching and research of a high standard and quality in the field of Political Science with an interdisciplinary approach whenever necessary.
  • To create thinking human beings concerned with problems of our social realities with a commitment to understand, analyse and find solutions to them.
  • To develop critical insight and create original, innovative and creative ideas.
  • To create future citizens with a moral commitment to certain values, such as, Liberty, Equality and Justice.
  • To generate awareness, initiate debate and discussion on issues having contemporary social relevance through holding symposias, Lectures, Talks etc.
  • To engage in extension activities, meet local needs and create an interaction of the department with its neighborhood
  • Its long-term mission is to make the Department a Centre of Excellence.

Other Highlights:

Journal of Politics :A departmental journal called Journal of Politics is published  annually which gives an insight to the academic engagements of its faculty.

Departmental Library:The Departmental Library is equipped with more than 1500 books and a good number of back volumes of national and international journals. Faculty, Research     Scholars and Students can avail the services of the Library.

Dibrugarh University Political Science Association (DUPSA):The Department of Political Science has an association comprising of the teaching faculty and students called DUPSA    that engage in academic activities.

Alumni: Alumni from this Department have been placed in different spheres of public life   like Academics, Civil Services, Police Services, Media, Postal Services, Banking Services, etc.

Postgraduate Programmes

 

Curriculum of MA in Political Science

1st Semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

10100

Modern Indian Political Thought

64

Dolly Phukan

10200

Theories of International Relations

64

Rubul Patgiri

10300

Process and Issues of Indian Politics

64

Borun Dey

2nd Semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

20100

Contemporary Issues in International Relations

64

Obja Borah Hazarika

20200

Contemporary Political Thought

64

Amrita Pritam Gogoi

20300

Theories and Practises of Public Administration

64

 

3rd semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

40100

Politics of Developing Countries

64

Urbi Das

30200

Comparative Politics: Theories and Analysis

64

Rudradaman Thapa

4th Semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

40200

Public Personnel Administration

64

Dibyajyoti Dutta

30100

Political Theory

64

Alpana Borgohain

 

OPTIONAL COURSES

1ST and 3rd Semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

50100

Human Rights in International Relations

64

Obja Borah Hazarika

50200

Feminist Political Theory

64

Alpana Borgohain

50600

Development Administration in India

64

Nilakshi Das

50700

Politics of Development

64

Dibyajyoti Dutta

60500

State Politics in India

64

Amrita Pritam Gogoi

2nd and 4th Semester

Course Code

Core Course

Credits

Teacher

60100

Peace and Conflict Resolution

64

Rubul Patgiri

60200

Social Movements in India

64

Borun Dey

60400

Women, Society and Politics in India

64

Dolly Phukan

60600

Public Policy and Analysis in India

64

Nilakshi Das

50300

Society and Politics in Northeast India

64

Rudradaman Thapa

Curriculum of M.Phil in Political Science

Course

Teacher

Political Theory

Alpana Borgohain, Dolly Phukan, Amrita Pritam Gogoi

Contours of Development in post-Colonial India

Dibyajyoti Dutta

Social Movements in India

Rudradaman Thapa, Borun Dey

Theoretical Understanding of International Relations

Rubul Patgiri, Obja Borah Hazarika

Research Methodology

Alpana Borgohain, Dolly Phukan, Amrita Pritam Gogoi, Dibyajyoti Dutta, Rudradaman Thapa, Borun Dey, Rubul Patgiri, Obja Borah Hazarika

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