Political Science

Political Science

Academic Focus:

Political science focuses on the theory and practice of government and politics at the local, state, national, and international levels. We are dedicated to developing understandings of institutions, practices, and relations that constitute public life and modes of inquiry that promote citizenship. Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governments, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behavior. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics which is commonly thought of as determining of the distribution of power and resources. Political scientists “see themselves engaged in revealing the relationships underlying political events and conditions, and from these revelations they attempt to construct general principles about the way the world of politics works. Political science comprises numerous subfields, including comparative politics, political economy, international relations, political theory, public administration, public policy and political methodology.

Career Scope:

A political scientist conducts surveys, analyses election results, interview relevant individuals and scrutinize available documentation. Some even attend legal proceedings and observe public events. Other tasks include: • Consulting work with governmental officials. • Identifying, researching, analysing and advocating public issues. • Preparing reports and documents. • Writing articles for publications in the newspapers, magazines and journals. • Advisors to the constitutional posts as the President, the Governor etc • Law enforcing agencies • Teaching • Research • Political Journalism • Civil Service • Administrative Services • Political advisors • International Relations