VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY

B A (Honours) in Political Science

[CBCS: Choice Based Credit System]

Year Semester Course

Type

Course

   Code

Course Title Credit L-T-P       Marks
CA ESE TOTAL
Semester-I
1 I Core-1 CT1: Understanding Political Theory 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-2 CT2: Constitutional Government and Democracy in India 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
GE-1 TBD 6 5-1-0/

4-0-4

15 60 75
AECC-1 English/MIL 2 1-1-0 10 40 50
Semester –I: total 20 275
Semester-II
II Core-3 CT3: Political Theory – Concepts and Debates 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-4 CT4: Political Process in India 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
GE-2 TBD 6 5-1-0/

4-0-4

15 60 75
AECC-2 ENVS 4 20 80 100
Semester-II : total 22 325

Year Semester Course

Type

Course

Code

Course Title Credit L-T-P Marks
CA ESE TOTAL
Semester-III
2 III Core-5 CT5: Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-6 CT6: Perspectives on Public Administration 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-7 CT7: Perspectives on International Relations and World History 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
GE-3 TBD 6 5-1-0/

4-0-4

15 60 75
SEC-1 TBD 2 1-1-0 10 40 50
Semester – III : total 26 350
Semester-IV
IV Core-8 CT8: Political Processes and Institutions in Comparative Perspective 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-9 CT9: Public Policy and Administration in India 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-10 CT10:Global Politics 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
GE-4 TBD 6 5-1-0/

4-0-4

15 60 75
SEC-2 TBD 2 1-0-0 10 40 50
Semester – IV : total 26 350

 

 

Year Semester Course

Type

Course

Code

Course Title Credit L-T-P Marks
CA ESE TOTAL
Semester-V
3 V Core-11 CT11: Classical Political Philosophy 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-12 CT12: Modern Indian political Thought -I 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
DSE-1 TBD 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
DSE-2 TBD 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Semester –V : total 24 300
Semester-VI
VI Core-13 CT13: Modern Political Philosophy 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Core-14 CT14: Indian Political Thought – II 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
DSE-3 TBD 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
DSE-4 TBD 6 5-1-0 15 60 75
Semester – VI : total 24 300
Total in all semester: 142 1900

CC = Core Course , AECC = Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course , GE = Generic Elective , SEC = Skill Enhancement Course , DSE = Discipline Specific Elective , CA= Continuous Assessment , ESE= End Semester Examination , TBD=To be decided ,  CT = Core Theory,  L =  Lecture, T =  Tutorial ,P = Practical , MIL = Modern Indian Language , ENVS = Environmental Studies

 

 Course Structure

List of the Core courses and Electives

CORE COURSE (CC)

CC-1: Understanding Political Theory

CC-2: Constitutional Government and Democracy in India

CC-3: Political Theory-Concepts and Debates

CC-4: Political Process in India

CC-5: Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics

CC-6: Perspectives on Public Administration

CC-7: Perspectives on International Relations and World History

CC-8: Political Processes and Institutions in Comparative Perspective

CC-9: Public Policy and Administration in India

CC-10: Global Politics

CC-11: Classical Political Philosophy

CC-12: Indian Political Thought-I

CC-13: Modern Political Philosophy

CC-14: Indian Political Thought-II

 

Discipline Specific Elective (DSE)

DSE-1: India’s Foreign Policy in a Globalizing World

Or

DSE-1: Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India

DSE-2: Understanding South Asia

Or

DSE-2: United Nations and Global Conflicts

DSE-3: Citizenship in a Globalizing World

Or

DSE-3 : Women, Power and Politics

DSE-4: Human Rights in a Comparative Perspective

                                            

                                             Or

DSE-4: Project Work

 

Skill Enhancement Courses(SEC)

SEC-1: Democratic Awareness with Legal Literacy

Or

SEC-1: Public Opinion and Survey Research

SEC-2: Legislative Practices and Procedures

Or

SEC-2: Peace and Conflict Resolution

 

 

Generic Elective (GE)

[Interdisciplinary for other department]

GE-1: Nationalism in India

Or

GE-1: Feminism: Theory and Practice

GE-2: Contemporary Political Economy

Or

GE-2: Governance: Issues and Challenges

GE-3: Gandhi and the Contemporary World

Or

GE-3: Understanding Ambedkar

GE-4: Politics of Globalization

Or

GE-4: United Nations and Global Conflicts