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B.A. (Political Science) Program


The B.A. (Pol. Sc.) Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Bachelor in Arts in Political Science attempts to study and understand world events, their background, and the hows and whys of decisions being made that affect the people in totality. The program is designed to explain and understand the political system and politics from local to global levels. Importantly, graduates of Political Science honours are prepared for careers in government sectors, in international organizations such as the UNO, business, law, journalism, psychology to name a few.

Duration :

Three years

Eligibility :

Pass in Class XII (any discipline).
Students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure :

The B.A. (Political Science) Program is organized into 6 semesters in 3 years. There are 36 courses. Students are additionally required to undertake 2 dissertations.

B.A. (Pol. Sc.) Program Structure
Semester I Semester - II
Year I
  • Approaches and Prospects of Social Sciences
  • Basic Principles of Political Theory- I
  • Indian Political Thought- I
  • Indian Government and Politics – I
  • Western Political Thought – I
  • English Writing
  • Basic Principles of Political Theory- II
  • Indian Political Thought- I
  • Indian Government and Politics – I
  • Research Methodology in Political Science
  • Western Political Thought – I
  • Alt. English/MIL
Summer Internship I
Semester - III Semester - IV
Year II
  • Public Administration – I
  • Major Constitutions of the World – I
  • International Relations – I
  • Political Sociology – I
  • Democracy in India
  • Major Issues in Contemporary Politics – I
  • Public Administration – II
  • Major Constitutions of the World – II
  • Political Sociology – II
  • Major Issues in Contemporary Politics – II
  • Environmental Studies
  • International Relations – I
Summer Internship II
Semester - V Semester - VI
Year III
  • Modern Political Ideologies
  • Politics of North East India – I
  • Women and Politics with special reference to India
  • Political Ideologies – I
  • International Organization – UNO
  • Local Self Government in India – I
  • Politics of North East India – I
  • Political Ideologies – II
  • Local Self Government in India – I
  • Human Rights
  • Social Movement in India
  • Foreign Policy of India
ADMISSION MODALITIES
Eligibility:

  • Pass in Class XII (any discipline). Students awaiting final examinations results are also eligible to apply.

  • Students of Class XII who have not received the original certificates from the Board by July 15, 2018 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination. The registration of the candidates not meeting the criteria by September 15, 2018 will be cancelled and admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

Admission Criteria :

  • The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of applications and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.

  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification.

Special Reservation :

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Meghalaya in any course of ICFAI University, Meghalaya, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.

  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

APPLICATION MODALITIES
Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form :

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form :

  1. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  2. Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  3. Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  4. Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  5. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  6. DD for Rs. 300.

Attested Copies of Certificates :

Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate/Class X Certificate.
  • Marksheet of Class XII/Degree certificate (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • Please paste your recent passport size colour photograph on the Application Form given on next page.

Submission of Application Form :

The completed Application Form for Admission along with a DD for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of ‘The ICFAI University, Meghalaya - Fee Collection A/c’) may be submitted to:

The Admissions Officer,
The ICFAI University, Meghalaya,
Address : Danakgre, (Near BSF Camp), P O Araimile,
Phone : 9436716440
Shillong Campus: Phawa Ville, Near Shillong Law College, Dhankheti,
Phone No: 0364-2220057, 9485158603
E-mail: admissions@iumeghalaya.edu.in
Website: www.iumeghalaya.edu.in

FEE SCHEDULE

Fee :

Admission Fee of Rs. 5,000 for UG Programs is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced. * Foreign students have to pay an admission fee of Rs. 6,000 for UG programs and Rs. 12,000 for PG Programs. The last date for payment of admission fee is June 29, 2018.

Program Fee :

Students have to pay the program fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before July 10, 2018.

Domicile :

Students from State of Meghalaya.

Non-Domicile :

Students from States other than Meghalaya.

Programs Fee per semester (Rs.) Total Program Fee (Rs.)
Domicile Non- Domicile International Domicile Non-Domicile International
B.A. Pol. Sc. (6 semesters) 6,000 8,000 10,000 36,000 48,000 60,000

ADMISSION CALENDAR

Particulars B.A. (Pol. Sc.)
Last Date for Submission of Completed Application Form June 19, 2018
Interview and Admission Decision June 25, 2018
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee June 29, 2018
Reporting at the ICFAI University for submission of Certificates and Verification by producing originals July 03, 2018
Payment of First Semester Fee July 13, 2018
Commencement of Preparatory Classes July 16, 2018
Commencement of Regular Classes July 23, 2018
B.A. (Pol. Sc.) PROGRAM

The Bachelor in Arts in Political Science attempts to study and understand world events, their background, and the hows and whys of decisions being made that affect the people in totality. The program is designed to explain and understand the political system and politics from local to global levels.

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Contact Us

Toll-free Number

03651 - 224683 / 84

Our Location
Shillong Campus

Phawa Ville, Dhanketi, Shillong 793001, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Email

admissions@iumeghalaya.edu.in