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Integrated Honours Degree in Political Science

Four Year Honours Programme in affiliation with Bengaluru City University

As per NEP 2020 | 21 professional skills courses | Six Month Industry Internship | Six Month Research Project | International workshops and speakers

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Curriculum

Semester-1 Basic concepts of political science
State
Civil Society
Sovereignty
Power
Justice
Law
Liberty
Equality
Political Theory
Liberalism
Neo-Liberalism
Libetarianism
Communitarianism
Multiculturalism
Secularism
Semester-2 Western Political Thought
Plato
Aristotle
St. Thomas Aquinas
Hobbes
Locke
Rousseau
Bentham
Mill
Karl Marx
Hagel
Habermas
Hannah Arendt
Indian Constitutional Movement
Indian National Movement
Gandhian Phase
Morley Minto reforms
Government of India Act
Indian independence Act
Assembly debates
Semester-3 Indian Political Thought
Ashoka
Budhdha
Manu
Kautilya
Rammohan Roy
Savarkar
Aurobindo
Gandhi
M.N. Roy
Ambedkar
JP Narayan
Semester-4 Indian Constitution - I
Preamble
Key concepts
Basic structure doctrine
Fundamental rights and duties
Directive principles of state policy
Major Amendments
Political Ideologies
Imperialism
Colonialism
Nationalism
Fascism
Feminism
Socialism
Anarchism
Semester-5 Indian Constitution - II
Union and State Legislature
Union and State Executive
relation between states
Judiciary
Comparitive Politics
Constitution of UK
Constitution of USA
Constitution of China
Constitution of South Africa
Semester-6 Indian Constitution - Process
Federalism and state autonomy
Political parties and pressure groups
electoral system
Major debates
Indian Constitution and Human Rights
concept of Human rights
development of human rights in india
Judicial Activism and Human rights
NHRC & SHRC
categories of Human rights
Semester-7 Public Administration
Rheories and principles of organisation
Structure of Administrative organisation
Dynamics of management
personnel management
International Politics
Nation state and national power
War and global terrorism
Approaches to international peace
Introduction to International Law
Semester-8 Advanced Public Administration
Financial Administration
Accountability and Control
Administrative power
New frontiers
Contemporary issues
Interational Organisations and India's Policy
International organisation
International political economy
International relations in context of globalisation
Major issues in international politics
Foreign policy of india

Choice of Minor Subjects

Psychology

English Literature

Sociology

Journalism

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The objective of this programme is to prepare you for key roles in various key policy and research sectors. You will join a diverse community at NSoJ, and will graduate as compassionate, courageous and industry-ready professionals.

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Eligibility and Requirements

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The Integrated Honours degree programme in Political Science at NSoJ is open to applicants who (i) have completed class XII (ISC, CBSE, A-levels or equivalent); and (ii) secured a minimum first class (60%) or equivalent grade. Applicants who are awaiting results of final examinations are eligible to apply.

Our selection panel must choose from a large pool of well-qualified candidates. Our panel will also take into consideration relevant extra-curricular and co-curricular achievements, including at sports, music, debates, student conferences, theatre or model united nations, as well as examples of articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts or other such published material.

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Admissions Process

Step 1

Register, complete and submit the Admission Application Form online.

Name: National School of Journalism and Public Discourse

Bank: Bank of Baroda

Branch: Yelahanka

A/c No: 74260100000035

IFSC: BARB0VJYELA (0 = zero)

Step 2

Submit the filled application form.

Step 3

Candidates longlisted for admission will be notified and invited to take the Objective Structured Assessment (OSA), which will comprise an hour-long written examination designed to test the candidates’ fitness and aptitude for our programmes along with an interview.

Step 4

Successful candidates will be notified immediately after the interview with an offer of admission. Candidates who have yet to complete their qualifying exams will receive a conditional offer.

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Annual Fees

DOMESTIC

Rs. 85,000/-

OTHER INDIAN STATES

Rs. 90,000/-

INTERNATIONAL

Rs. 1,65,000/-


Our Campus

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NSoJ is located within an 18-acre residential campus in the heart of Bengaluru City. Our newsroom, auditorium, studio, classrooms and outdoor quadrangle encourage intellectual, literary, inter-personal and cultural engagement in an open and respectful environment.

Outstation students are encouraged to live on campus in comfortable and secure accommodation, including a separate girls' hostel. Annual costs for shared accommodation on campus, including all meals, laundry and internet are approximately Rs.90,000/-.

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