About Department of Political Science and Public Administration

 

 

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

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Name Prof Anupma Kaushik

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  1. Name of the Department                    : Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Year of Establishment                              :1946

  1. Brief Introduction of the Department :

The department has rich tradition of academic excellence in the field of Political Science and Public Administration and has produced many stalwarts in the discipline. The department has produced five D.Litt. and more than three hundred Ph.D. The department has executed a series of empirical research projects in the field of voting behaviour and human rights and has tried to relate the research programme to the needs of country. The department has organized national seminars and an Institute in Political Science for teachers in universities and colleges. It has also organized five refresher courses and many workshops and training programs. The department has produced reference books, text books, project reports and minor research projects.

The department has started ' Dialogue: A lecture Series' since January 2014 when Dr Anupma Kaushik assumed the charge of Head of Department in which 12 invited lectures have been delivered by eminent scholars. The department has also organised Student Parliament and started a series of 'Student Workshops and training programs' to generate awareness and develop skills among students regarding various career options before them. So far seven student workshops and training programs have been organized. The department has also started an 'Edutainment Series' i.e. education through entertainment in which a movie or documentary is shown to the students followed by a discussion on the theme. So far 15 movies and documentaries have been screened. Two National Seminars were oraganised on 25-26 February 2016 and 22-23 February 2019 on Gender Issues and Contribution of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee respectively.

The students and faculty members of the department also visited five villages adopted by the university under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and spoke to villagers and Panchayat members and Sarpanch on Good Governance. The department also celebrated Youth Day by organizing, Debate competition, Essay competition and screening of a documentary on Swami Vivekanand. Head of Department Prof Anupma Kaushik has visited countries like UK, Sweden, Denmark, Thailand, Bangladesh, Srilanka and Nepal on academic assignments. Students of the department have qualified UGC NET, SLET and received Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship and UGC JRF. Many have also cleared MPPCS. Alumni’s of the department have been Members of Parliament, Professors, IAS, and officers in armed forces and police.                                      

  1. (a) Details of Teaching Faculty  (2020-21)                  :

Sl.

No.

Name

Designation

Degree (University /Institute from which awarded)

Subject Specialization

1.

Dr Anupma Kaushik

 Professor

MA, Ph D (BHU, Varanasi)

India’s National Interest, Human Rights, Gender Studies, Indian Politics, International Relations

2.

Dr Neha Niranjan

Assistant Professor

MA, Ph D (Dr. HSG VV, Sagar)

International Relations, Foreign Policy, State Politics

3.

Dr Janardan

Assistant Professor

MA, Ph D (JNU, Delhi)

International Relations, Area Studies, Foreign Policy

4.

Dr Afreen Khan

Assistant Professor

MA, Ph D (BHU, Varanasi)

Women Studies, Public Administration, Political Thought

 

 

Sl. No.

Name

Degree (University /Institute from which awarded)

Subject Specialization

1.

Dr. Ranveer Singh Lodhi

Ph D from DHSGVV

 Indian Politics

2

Dr Deepak Modi

Ph D from DHSGVV

 Political Thought

3

Dr Megha Singh

Ph D from Vikram University

 Indian Politics

 

  1. Student Intake Capacity (PG)               : 25+12
  2. Number of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff in the department (during 2020-21) :  

Designation

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 01

 

 01

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor

 

01

 

 

01

 

 

01

0

02

LDC

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

01

 

 

  1. (a) Details of the Courses (CBCS) conducted by the Department : 

Name of Programme : Bachlor of Arts (Political Science)

 

Semester

Nature of Course

Course Name with code

L

T

P

C

Sem I

    Core course I

Introduction to Political Theory POL CC-111

5

1

0

6

Sem II

Core course II

Indian Government and Politics POL CC-211

5

1

0

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sem III

Core course III

Comparative Government and Politics POL CC-311

5

1

0

6

 

SEC

Issues in International Relations POL SE-301

2

0

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sem IV

Core course IV

Theory of International Relations POL CC-411

5

1

0

6

 

SEC

Indian Political Thought

POL SE-401

2

0

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sem V

SEC

Gender and Violence

POL SE- 501

2

0

0

2

 

DSE

Themes in Western Political Theory POL EC- 502

5

1

0

6

 

DSE

Public Policy: Concept and Theories POL EC- 503

5

1

0

6

 

GE

Reading Gandhi

POL GE- 504

5

1

0

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sem VI

SEC

Conflict & Peace Building

POL SE- 601

2

0

0

2

 

DSE

Nationalism and National Movement

POL EC- 602

5

1

0

6

 

DSE

Understanding Globalization

POL EC- 603

5

1

0

6

 

GE

Human Rights,  Gender and Environment

POL GE- 604

5

1

0

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M.A Political Science

I

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

POL CC 121

Themes and Issues in Modern Indian Political Thought

5

POL CC 122

Theories and Approaches of International Relations

5

POL CC 123

Political Ideologies

5

POL EC 124

Major Ideas and Issues in Public Administration or

4

POL EC 125

Democracy and Indian Politics

4

II

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

POL CC 221

Constitution and Political Process in India

5

POL CC 222

Western Political Thought

5

POL CC 223

Research Methodology

5

POL EC 224

Government and Politics of Madhya Pradesh or

4

POL EC 225

Indian Foreign Policy

4

POL OE 226

Ancient Indian Political Thought

2

 

Outside elective for our students

2

III

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

POL CC 321

Issues and Changing Dimensions of World Politics

5

POL CC 322

Modern and Contemporary Political Thought

5

POL CC 323

Foreign Policy of Major and Emerging Powers

5

POL EC 324

Project or

4

POL EC 325

Human Rights

4

POL OE326

International Law

2

 

Outside elective for our students

2

IV

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

 

POL CC 421

Modern Political Theory

5

 

POL CC 422

Gender and Governance in India

5

 

POL CC 423

Comparative Politics

5

 

POL EC 424

Federalism and State Politics in India or

4

 

POL EC 425

International Organisation

4

 

 

M.A. Public Administration

I

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

PUB CC 126

Administrative Thought

5

PUB CC 127

Theories and Approaches of Public Administration

5

PUB CC 128

Comparative Public Administration

5

PUB EC 1210

Indian Administration or

4

PUB EC 1211

Human Resource and Public Administration

4

II

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

PUB CC 226

Principles of Organization & Management

5

PUB CC 227

State Administration in India

5

PUB CC 228

Research Methodology

5

PUB EC1220

Disaster Management in India or

4

PUB EC 1221

Civil Services in India

4

PUB OE 1222

Understanding Feminism

2

 

One outside elective for our students

2

III

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

PUB CC 326

Decentralisaton and Local Self Government in India

5

PUB CC 327

Gender and Administartion

5

PUB CC 328

Development Administration

5

PUB EC 1230

Project or

4

PUB EC 1231

E Governance in India

4

PUB OE 1232

Labour Law

2

 

One outside elective for our students

2

IV

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

PUB CC 426

Public Personnel Administration

5

PUB CC 427

International Organisation and Administartion

5

PUB CC 428

Financial Administration

5

PUB EC 1240

Public Policy or

4

PUB EC 1241

Public Institutions in India

4

 

Ph.D. Programme (Course Work) I Sem

 

Paper Code

Name of Paper

Per Week Load

 

L

T

C

C

 

POL CC-141

Research Methodology

4

0

0

4

 

POL CC-142

 

 

POL CC-143

Issues in Political Science and Public Administration

0r

Computer Application

4

 

 

4

0

 

 

0

0

 

 

0

4

 

 

4

 

POL CC-144

Review of Literature: Write up and Presentation

0

0

4

4

 

POL EC-145

Human Right and Women Studies in India.

4

0

0

4

 

POL EC-146

Panchayati Raj Institutions

4

0

0

4

 

POL EC-147

International Organizations and Global Governance.

 4     0    0      4

POL EC-148

Women and Leadership

 4     0    0      4

                 

 

 

  1. Allied and Cognate Subjects :

Allied Subjects

 

relevant Subjects

History, Sociology, Law, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Non Violence and Peace studies, Human Rights, Gender Studies.

Public Administration for Political Science and Political Science for Public Administration

 

  1. Student Particulars (Number of Students during 2020-21)  :

 

 

 

Sl.

No.

Courses / Semester

SC

ST

General

OBC

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

1.

M.A. I Sem (Pol.Sc.) July 2020 inducted in Jan21due to covid

3

 0

 2

6

0

8

17

8

2

M.A. III Sem (Pol..Sc.) July 2020 started in Sept 21 due to covid

 2

 2

3

4

8

10

3

M.A. I Sem (Pub.Adm.) July 2020 inducted in Jan21due to covid

 2

 0

 0

 0

2

 0

6

4

M.A. III Sem (Pub.Adm.)July 2020 started in Sept 21 due to covid

 0

 0

 1

1

2

3

1

5

Ph D

 0

4

 2

 1

8

 3

 

(c) Students Support and Progress :

        (i) Total No. of Students (2019-20):

 PG Pol Sci

 PG Public Adm

 PhD

M.    

F.       

M.    

F.       

M.    

F.       

3

   2

 3

 

        (ii) No. of Student outside the state :

 PhD

UR

SC

ST

OBC

PC

Total

2

1

 0

 1

 0

4

 

 

  1. Course / Programme wise Distribution of Pass Percentage  2019-2020 :

Programme/Semester

Registered

Appeared

No. of Pass students

Pass Percentage

M.A. (Political Science)

05

05

05

100%

M.A. (Public Admn.) 

04 

      04

04

100%

 

  1. Details of total scholars enrolled for Ph.D. Programme in the department (during 2017-18) :

Name of Supervisor

Designation

Ph.D.

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Dr. Anupma Kaushik

Professor

1

 0

 0

 0

 0

 1

3

1

4

2

Dr. Neha Niranjan

Assistant Professor

1

 0

 0

 0

2

 0

1

1

4

1

 

  1. Details of students who are receiving Fellowship/Financial Support :

Course

Details

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Grand Total

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

 

 

Ph.D.

RGNF

01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 00

01

UGC - JRF/SRF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 01

 01

02

00

02

02

01

03

University Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

02

01

03

02

01

03

Single Girl child UGC fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

01

 

01

01

 

ICSSR

01

 

 

 

 

 

02

 

 

 

 

 

03

 

03

 

 

  1. Number of publications (Research Papers, Books, Chapters in Books published/ presented / chaired sessions / attended Seminars / Conferences / Workshops; Invited Lectures given by Teaching Faculty) (Annexure I) 2013-14 to 2019-20)

Sl.

No.

Name of Faculty

Research

Papers Published

Books

Published

Chapters

in Books

Papers presented

Chaired sessions

Attended

Seminars / Conferences

Invited Lectures given

1.

Dr. Anupma Kaushik

11

05 

02 

15 

02 

01

23

2.

Dr. Neha Niranjan

12

 01

 00

13

00 

01

03 

 3

Dr Janardan

02

00 

 04

02

00 

00

00

4

 

Dr Afreen Khan

04

01

02

13

00

01

01

 

 

29

07

08

43

02

03

23

 

  1. Number of Candidates Qualified in NET/JRF/SLET Examination in the year :2015-16 to 2019-20=08

 

  1. (a) Any other information relating to the Department: 
  2. Awards given to teachers, invited / special lectures, (innovative / best practices 
    introduced by the department etc. to be included) :
  • Three UGC research Projects completed by Dr Anupma Kaushik.
  • Student Workshops: A workshop series was started three years back in which four student workshops have been organized on 14- 15.01.15 on Introducing Media; on 23.3.15 on UGC NET and JRF;  on 28-29. 01. 2016 on Gender Champion; on 5.12.16 on Human Rights on 7.9.17 on Rights of Women; Fake News in Social Media on 14.11.18 by Shri Saurabh Dwivedi of Lalantop.
  • Student Parliament on 17.11.14 on Educated India- Able India: Quality Education for All.
  • Edutainment Series: Started edutainment series which means education through entertainment. Screened 11 movies and 4 documentaries including Gandhi on 30 January 2015; Mary Kom on International Women’s Day on 9.3.2015; Lage Raho Munna Bhai on 8.10.2015; documentary on Swami Vivekanand on National Youth day on 12.1.16; documentary on Hindu Code Bill on International Women’s Day on 8.3.16; Chillar Party on the occasion of international literacy Day on 8.9.16; documentary on Ill effects of Tobacco and Tobacco Control law on 12.9.16; Nil Batey Sannata on 10.11.16; documentary ‘Samvidhan’ on the occasion of Constitution Day on 25th November 2016. Screened Pink on 6.3.17 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Screened ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ on 29.9.17 under ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ initiative of Govt of India and Gandhi Jayanti. Screened Padman on 9.3.18 under gender champion program on the occasion of International Women’s Day. On 28.9.18 Parakram Diwas celebrated in the Dept of Political Science and Public Administration by screening the movie- 'Parmanu- The Story of Pokharan 1998'. On 31.10.18 Ekta Diwas (birthday of Sardar Patel)celebrated in the Dept of Political Science and Public Administration by screening the movie- 'Razzi'. Screenings were followed by discussions. ‘Miyan Kal Aana’ a short movie on Halala and Triple Talaq was screened on 4.2.19, Manikarnika 25.2.2020.
  • Student Activities:
    • Debate Competition on ‘Is Intolerance Increasing in Today’s India’ on National Youth day on 12.1.16.
    • Essay Writing competition on ‘Message of Swami Vivekanand for Youth’ on National Youth day on 12.1.16.
    • Organized poster competition on International Women’s Day on 8.3.16.
    • Organized a Group Discussion on International Women’s Day on 8.3.16.
    • Tree plantation on 12.9.16 on occasion of cleanliness drive of HRD ministry.
    • Poster competition on 12.9.16 on occasion of cleanliness drive of HRD ministry.
    • Sapling distribution on 29.9.17 under ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ initiative of Govt of India and Gandhi Jayanti.
    • Cleanliness drive Swachachata Karyakram on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on 3.10.18 in Dept. Students and teachers cleaned the front garden of the Department.
    • Lecture Competition on ‘Contribution of Sardar Patel in Nation Building’ on 2.11.18 on Ekta Diwas (birthday of Sardar Patel) celebrated in the Dept of Political Science and Public Administration. Order no/R/2018/Rashtriya Ekta Diwas/484 dated 29.10.18 and no/50/ raj vi/2018-19 dated 30.10.18.
    • Organized Debate Competition under Gender Champion program as coordinator on ‘Is it possible to bring about gender equality in India through law?’ on 18.1.19 in the Dept of Political Science and Public Administration. Notice no/R/169/Raj Vig/2018-19 dated 15.1.19.
    • Organized Lecture Competition under Gender Champion program as coordinator on ‘My contribution for Gender Equality’ on 15.1.19 in the Dept of Political Science and Public Administration. Notice no/R/170/Raj Vig/2018-19 dated 15.1.19.
  • Jash-e –Gandhi Series: Screened Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi on 30 January 2015 and

Lage Raho Munna Bhai on 8.10.2015. Lecture on ‘Gandhji se Dosti’ by Dr Ashutosh Mishra on 3.10.16 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti under ‘Jashn-e-Gandhi’ series. Screened ‘Toilet ek Pem Katha’ and sapling distribution on 29.9.17 for Gandhi Jayanti. Cleanliness drive Swachachata Karyakram on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on 3.10.18

  • National Seminar
  • ‘Gender, Power, Patriarchy and Status of Women in India’ on 25-26 February 2016 as Director and Chief Convener.
  • ‘Contribution of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Nation Building’ on 22-23 February, 2019 as Director and Convener.
  • Out Reach Programs:
  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyan: Visited 5 villages selected by University to spread awareness regarding sushasan among villages and members of local elected bodies. Patkui on 26.9.15; Sironja on 2.10.15; Bararu on 6.10.15; Pathariya Hat on 9.10.15 and Pathariya Jat on 26.1.16.
  • Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan (VISAKA): Visited Village Pathariya Jat on 7.1.17 to spread digital literacy among villagers.

 (c) Invited lectures of the external experts organized by the Department.

  • Dialogue: A Departmental Lecture Series: Lectures delivered by: Prof S D Muni (JNU) on Challenges of India’s Foreign Policy on 28.2.2014 (2013-14); Prof Priyankar Upadhyay (BHU) on Peace and Conflict Resolution: An Indian Perspective on 22.8.2014 (2014-15); Prof Tomar (MGKV) on Current Perspective on Indian Politics on 3.11. 2014(2014-15); Dr Suraj Jacob on Political Mobilization in Bundelkhand Region on 10.12.15; Prof Arvind K Sharma(Mizoram University) on Good Governance on 21.3.17 (2016-17), Prof Sanjay Srivastav (BHU) on 30 August 2017 on ‘Women and Peace’; Prof Chandrakala Padia (BHU) on 6th September 2017 on ‘Feminist Challenges before Humanities and Social Sciences; Prof Anupma Kaushik on Samudayik Pehchan ya Lengik Samanta: Muslim Mahilaon ki Duvidha on 1.2.2019; Ambassador Anil Wadhwa on Look East policy of India on 9.8.19.
  • Gender Champion lecture series:
  • Lecture by Prof Asha Shukla, Head Women Studies, Barkatulla University on 7.2.17.
  • Lecture by Prof Sanjay Srivastav on 30 August 2017 on ‘Women and Peace’;
  • Lecture by Prof Chandrakala Padia on 6th September 2017 on ‘Feminist Challenges before Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Lecture by Dr Anupma Kaushik on 1.2.19on on ‘Community Identity or Gender Equality: Muslim Women’
  • Our Alumnus Lecture series: Lecture by Dr Sangeeta Mukherjee, Head Political Science, Arts and commerce College, Sagar, on 8.2.17 under Our Alumnus Series.