Affiliated To संत गहिरा गुरु विश्वविद्यालय, सरगुजा, अम्बिकापुर, छत्‍तीसगढ़

B.A. Political Science

Department ofPolitical Science

ProgramOutcomes: B. A. Political Science

After completion of B. A. Programme students should beable to

Studentsenable to increase understanding of basic facts and concepts about the IndianPolitical system, including its history, Constitutional and legal foundations,leading Political Values and ideas, governing institutions and Policymakingprocesses.

Studentsenable to increase understanding of Political science research and analyticalskills including the ability to think critically; to construct logical arguments;to collect analyze and interpret evidence and data and to formulate reasonedconclusions.

ProgrammeSpecific Outcomes B. A.


Oncompletion of the B. A. (Political Science) Students are able to:

PSO1- Workas a teacher in college’s schools and high schools.

PSO2- Workin elections and Political as well as administrative system.

PSO3- Creatingappropriate and efficient political leaders.

PSO4- Gettingknowledge of constitution of India.

PSO5- Studyfrom competitive examination point of view.



Analysingwhat is Politics and explaining the approaches to the Study of PoliticalScience Traditional Behavioural post Behavioural, Feminist, Nationalism.

CO1- Explainingthe concept of state sovereignty: monistic and Pluralistic Theories.

CO2- Assessingthe theories of state (Origin, Nature, Fuctions) Contract Idealist and Equalitytheories.

CO3- Explainingthe kinds of Government: Unitary and Federal, Parliamentary and presidential.

CO4- Discussingthe Organs of Government: Executive Legislature and Judiciary. Theory ofseparation of

          powers and checks and balances.

IndianGovernment and Politics

CO1-Introducingthe Indian constitution with a focus on the role of the constituent Assemblyand examining

         the essence of the Preamble.

CO2- Examiningthe Fundamental Rights and duties of Indian citizens with a study of thesignificance and

         status of directive principles.

CO3- Criticallyanalysing the important institutions of the Indian Union: The union Executivepresident,      

         vice president, council of ministersand prime minister. Union legislature: parliament Lok sabha and

         Rajya sabha. Parliamentprocedure. 

CO4- Criticallyevaluating the Indian party system, Election commission and Election ReformsNational

          and regional parties.

CO5- Evaluatingthe major issues of Indian politics Caste, Religion, Language and Region.Panchayati Raj



Political Thought

CO1- Tounderstand the Plato: Ideal state Justice, Education, Communism, Philosopherking.

CO2- Providingan insight into the dominant features of western Political Thought: Plato,Aristotle,

          Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseauand Marx.

CO3- AnalysingMarx’s concept of freedom and democracy: Nature, Features and critiques.

CO4- Analysingthe nationalist thought of Ambedkar.

CO5- Discussingthe nationalism of Gandhi: Truth, Nonviolence, satyagrah and PoliticalThoughts.

ComparativeGovernment and Politics


CO1- Gettinginformation about the system of the British Constitution: Evolution, Salientfeatures,

          Executive and Legislature judiciary.

CO2- Knowingabout the Constitution of USA: Salient Features, Executive, Legislature andjudiciary.

CO3- Exploringthe constitution of china: Salient Features, Executive, Legislature andjudiciary, communist


CO4- Makinga comparative analysis of the institutions of UK, USA, China and Switzerland.

InternationalPolitics and Foreign Policy of India


CO1- Explainingscope and subject matter of International Relations as an autonomous academic discipline.

CO2- Studyof the relations of India with neighbouring countries.

CO3- Studentenable to analyse importance of International relation in process of nationprogress.

CO4- Studentsenable to understand the foreign Policy of India: Determinating elements,characteristics

          Non-Alignment: meaning, features,relevance.




CO1- Explainingthe nature, scope and evaluation of Public Administration: Private and public


CO2- Discussingmaking of public policy making and methods of Implementation.

CO3- Analysingthe major concepts in Public administration.

CO4- Analysingthe civil Service in India.