Department of Political

To disseminate multi-faceted high-quality education and foster the holistic development of the students, the Department of Political Science at Girijananda Chowdhury University is established in the year 2023. The Department aspires to become a centre for academic excellence in Political Studies throughout the entire North-eastern Region and in India by offering a wide range of courses to enhance each student’s necessary skills.


Empowering young minds by offering an inclusive and diversified education to help them become future leaders and responsible citizens

  1. To provide adequate theoretical and practical knowledge of different sub-fields of Political Science along with the latest developments in the discipline to the students and prepare themselves competent enough to take part in the decision-making process.
  2. Place a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary courses as well as cross-departmental collaborations in teaching and research to ensure holistic development of the students.
  3. To create excellent human beings by providing exceptional education and by imparting critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
HoD Message

Prof. Shantanu Chakravarty

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Greetings and warm welcome from the Department of Political Science!

The department was created to provide learning spaces to instilla passion for excellence that helps the students to create a better tomorrow. Our vision is to mould the personality of the students both within and beyond classroom, so that the students graduated from this institution emerge as a different person — more mature, shaped and inspired.

As the Head, Department of Political Science,  I am proud to say that my colleagues are always ready with passion to inspire hope among the students. They are instrumental in creating a warm environment, where they mentor and nurture the students with care.

Our department offers exciting opportunities for undergraduate and post-graduate education. We also offer PhD programs to the potential researchers. We offer courses and programs in all the major sub-fields of political science. There are also opportunities to do joint and interdisciplinary programs that allow the students to combine their interest in political science with the coursework in other disciplines. The aim of the department is to pursue academic excellence and all-round development of the students, so that they become profound scholars, sincere researchers and, most importantly, responsible citizens.

An education at our university is a great experience. We are sure that your visit to our website will motivate you to avail the opportunities that await you in the Department of Political Science.

Programs Offered

Department of Political Science is offering Bachelor and Master Degree to facilitate modern and dynamic cutting edge courses to meet the requirements of the today’s World.

Programs Offered

Department of Political Science is offering Bachelor and Master Degree to facilitate modern and dynamic cutting edge courses to meet the requirements of the today’s World.

Career opportunities

Graduates of Political Science can opt for diverse career options, like-

    • Academician
    • Administrative Services (Union/State)
    • Policy Analyst
    • Journalist and News Analyst
    • Legislative Assistant
    • Intelligence Analyst
    • Researcher (in Think-Tanks, Government or Private Research Organisations)
    • Public Relations and Public Opinion Analyst
    • Political Scientist, etc.

Entry Requirements

10+2 or its equivalent from a recognised board.

Graduation or its equivalent from any recognised university.

Special Features of the Department
  • Qualified and dedicated faculty members
  • Inclusive and diversified curriculum
  • Cross-Departmental Teaching
  • Systematic guidance for each student
  • Group/Panel discussion and debate sessions
  • Regular seminars and workshops
  • Academic Collaborations
  • Community engagements/Extension activities
  • Library visits/Study tours
  • Research Opportunities