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M.Phil. Political Science

Master of Philosophy in Political Science

Are you interested in Country's Politics? Do you aspire to be a policy maker? Do you want to take up civil service examinations? Then Learn more about Master of Philosophy in political science course, its admission procedure, eligibility criteria, and the various colleges and universities offering this course in India.

Course Name: M.Phil. Political Science
Stream: Science
Course Category: Politics
Duration: 2 years

Course Description

The Master of Philosophy degree is a two year postgraduate course consisting of four semesters. The course of study includes philosophy and methods in social science and approaches, concepts and methods of political analysis ( political theory). The candidates have to submit dissertation at the end of the course and prepare for viva voce. The program focuses the students to lectures, conferences, seminars, debates, workshops, research group activities and film clubs.

Eligibility Criteria for the Course

The candidate must have passed Master's degree in political science with 55% from a recognized university. Admission to the course is through entrance examination and personal interview.The candidates who have good oral and writing skills are suitable for the course. The students should be aware of current political state in the country and also be aware of the political, economic, cultural and social issues prevalent in the society.

M.Phil. Political Science 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Phil. Political Science - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Phil. Political Science course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
C.M.S. College of Science and CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Cms College of Science And CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Durga MahavidyalayaPandit Ravishankar Shukla UniversityChhattisgarh
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Government Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Jijamata MahavidyalayaSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
NDMVP Samaj''s K.T.H.M. CollegeSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Presidency CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Presidency CollegeBerhampur UniversityOdisha
Shivaji Arts, Commerce and Science College, KannadDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra

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Additional Information of the Course

The M. Phil in Political course equips the students in methods and techniques of political research. The students would be exposed to the study on concepts of political analysis and covers the broad areas of Indian Government politics. The pursuing candidates gain knowledge on comparative politics and international relations, the political theory and ideologies. The candidate can choose topics for research from the following research areas such as political institutions, social justice, political ideas in modern India, diversity and difference, religion, gender and environment politics, justice, community and culture, equality and non discrimination, federalism and decentralization, and globalization.
The program trains the students in getting in-depth knowledge on formulating and applying policies.
The students performance is analysed through continuous comprehensive assessments throughout the semesters. Home assignments, tests, tutorials and examinations are conducted for students appraisals during the course. The students develop various skills such as analytical reasoning, problem solving and communication skills needed for their career growth. The program lays foundation for the students to take up challenging civil service examinations for service towards society.

Job Opportunities

The successful candidates find varied job prospects in different sectors in state and local governments, business and corporate sectors, international organizations, non-government agencies, research units, educational departments, universities, law firms, publishing sectors, consulting and marketing firms. The candidates find profile jobs as professors, lectures, article and content writers, publishers, researchers, political analysts, educators and advisor's. The students who want to pursue further can enrol in P.hd programs in various universities and study abroad too.

M.Phil. Political Science Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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