The Department of Political Science came into existence in 1972 for the teaching of M.A. Part I and II in the subject of Political Science. Later on some Diploma Courses were added. In 1976. M.Phil regular course was introduced which continued till 1993. From academic session 2000-2001, it as been re-introduced. The Department has been engaged not only in the teaching work, but also engaged in the research activities. One of the teachers Professor Dalip Singh, former Head of the Department has been given a UGC Project as Professor Emirates for a period of three years. Professor Kehar Singh has been appointed Chairman Punjab School Education Board in 1999.Professor R.N. Pal Head of the Department has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala .