Department of Political Science
Collaboration and MoU
The Department of Political Science of Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University is part of the School of Humanities. Established in the year 2015, the Department started with an initial intake capacity of 50 students under M.A. Programme.However, the intake capacity was later augmented to 60. Besides offering MA programme, the Department has also introduced M.Phil and PhD programmerecently. Further, the Department is also the Nodal body for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Gandhian Studies (PGDGS) as well as the Centre for South East Asian Studies.
As part of the Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University, the Department of Political Science strives to impart knowledge of politics, society and culture, both oriental and occidental. It seeks to engage with the study of politics both at normative and empirical level with an understanding of ancient Indian political values as well as the political developments in modern India and the world. Through its syllabi, the department seeks to inculcate a spirit of nation-building as well as consolidation of democratic values amongst the young minds. The Department regularly organizes academic seminars, lecture programmes, public talks and group discussions on contemporary issues inter alia invited lectures, interactive programmes and other academic extension activities.