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ABOUT POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT & OUT COMES

DEPARTMENTS HISTORY

The Department of Political Science was established in 1938. Post Graduate in Political Science started in 1972, Prof.Joglekar was the first Head of Department. Later, He became the Principal of the College. Then Prof S.N.Sharma, Prof.V.N.Agashe, Prof.S.R.Amravatikar, and Dr.R.V.Rathod were the heads of the Department of Political Science. A great thinker and famous writer Prof.Tijare and Dr.V.M.Peshwe Contributed as Guest teacher in the Department of Political Science. Todays Prof. S.R.Damodar is Working as the Head of the Department Since 1st May 2021. Political Science Department is one of the Major & grant-in-aid Departments in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. The department regularly organizes educational study tours and educational projects in various parts of Maharashtra also the Parliament House and the President House of India, with the objective of expanding the latent qualities of the students, creating political awareness among them as well as creating a political research attitude. The Department of Political Science has created a distinct impression not only in the college but also in the university. So far, 33 students from the postgraduate department have secured a place in the merit list of the university by achieving spectacular achievements. At the same time, 23 students from the Department of Political Science have achieved success in the National and State Level Eligibility Test (NET / SET) conducted by UGC. Today, 22 students are serving as Professors of Political Science also 4 Principals in the colleges around the university as well as in other colleges in Maharashtra. Also, many students of this department are working in Government and Non-Government offices from class 1 to class 4 to achieving success through competitive examinations. Various seminars, conferences have been organized by the department of political science. Two state-level conferences, one National conference organized by the Department of Political Science as well as one national-level E-Conference organized.

The department got the scope to engage the students and enhance their creativity and skills have been introduced, along with innovative methods of teaching.    

ABOUT SUBJECT

The Department of Political Science invites students wishing to develop the analytical skills necessary to understand contemporary social and political issues. With original scholarship, basic and applied research, and creative instructors constituting an essential core upon which to draw, programs at the Department attract an outstanding selection of qualified students from throughout the region and the world. The curriculum is unique within Europe, covering almost all areas of political studies, and offers in-depth expertise in the comparative politics of Europe and beyond, with special emphasis on contemporary challenges facing society. Representing a comprehensive range of academic approaches and expertise, faculty address questions of political philosophy, democratization and regime change, constitutional politics, political economy, voting behavior, party politics, human rights and Europeanization, in a comparative manner.

PSO & SUBJECT OUTCOMES

 ( B. A.)

  • PO1:  Knowledge:  In-depth knowledge of Indian Constitution, Central Government & Local Self Government, UK, USA,& China’s constitution & Political system, Structure of UN & SAARC,  Concept of theory & Thought.
  •  PO2: Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking       and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different  perspectives.
  • PO3: Collaborative and organization skills: Skills of working collaboratively in teams and plan as well as Manage their workload.
  •  PO4: Effective Communication: Speak, read, write and listen clearly in person and through electronic  Media in English and in one Indian language, and make meaning of the world by connecting People, ideas, books, media and technology.
  • PO5: Personality development: Awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses. Will have self- reflection and discipline.
  • PO6: Social Interaction: Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in-   group settings.
  • PO7:Effective Citizenship:  Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity cantered national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate In civic life through volunteering.
  • PO 8: Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of Your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.
  • PO 9:  Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long  Learning in the broadest context socio-technological change.

 ( M. A.)