The course encompasses both domestic and international politics. Students are expected to study the governance system, public policies, institutional design and political behaviours through research and analysis.
Students specializing in Political Science will be able to understand and inter-relate existing literature, political theories and methods, international and Indian political context, and comparative politics. Students will be able to analyze and formulate effective argumentation, appreciate diverse political opinions, collect critical information and study historical documents for effective participation in politics.
Political scientists usually act as intermediaries between elected officials, lobbyists, diplomats in the political arena. Some political scientists also administer polls and surveys to study political interests of the masses, evaluate current political environment and present their findings supported with quantitative data. The course is ideal for those looking for careers in education, law, business, government and media.