Department of Political Science, Punjabi University, Patiala
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Department History

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 .


Faculty and System Officers with Qualification and Specialization

Faculty

Specialization

Distinction/

Awards

Publications/

Projects

(Number only)

Conferences/

Seminars Attended

(Number only)

Name: Dr Manju Verma

Inter National Politics/State Politics

 

Books:0

Conferences

Designation: Professor

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A. M.Litt., Ph.D

National :0

International :

Contact Information

International :0

Seminars

Ph: 9814305019

Projects :0

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Satish Kumar Sharma

Political Theory/State Politics

 

Books: 2

Conferences

Designation: Professor

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A. (Pol.Sc & Sociology)M.Phil, Ph.D

National : 8

International :

Contact Information

International : 2

Seminars

Ph: 9814409481

Projects :

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Surinder Kaur Goraya

Political Thought/State Politics

 

 

Books: 1

Conferences

Designation: Professor

Papers 7

National :

Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D

National : 7

International :

Contact Information

International :

Seminars

Ph: 9876081020

Projects :

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

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Name: Dr. Narinder Kumar Dogra

Indian Political System, Indian Govt. & Politics

 

Books: 2

Conferences

Designation:  Professor

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A., M.Phill., Ph.D

National : 22

International :

Contact Information

International :

Seminars

Ph: 9417118342

Projects :

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Jagroop Kaur

Political Thought

 

 

Books: 2

Conferences

Designation: Professor

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D

National : 23

International :

Contact Information

International :

Seminars

Ph: 9463553600

Projects :

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Dr. Dilbir Kaur Bajwa

Indian Political System

 

Books: 2

Conferences

Designation: Professor & Head

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A. (Pol.Sc & Pub. Adm.),M.Phill

National : 25

International :

Contact Information

International :

Seminars

Ph: 9915284285

Projects :

National :

Email:

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name:Mr.  Jatinder Singh

Political theory

Indian Political System

 

Books:0

Conferences

Designation: Lecturer

Papers

National :

Qualifications: M.A.M.Phil

National :0

International :

Contact Information

International :0

Seminars

Ph: 9779530032

Projects :0

National :

Email: jatin77singh@yahoo.co.in

 

 

Link to Bio-Data

 

International:

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Mr. Kush Dyal Sharma

 

 

Books:

Conferences

Designation: Sr. Assitt

Papers

National :

Qualifications: B.A.

National :

International :

Contact Information

International :

Seminars

Ph: 9217765297

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Email:

 

 

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Thrust Area

1.    International Politics.

2.    National Politics

3.    State Politics

4.    Public Administration

5.    Political Thought

6.    Comparative Politics

7.    Research Methodology


Significant Achievements

The Department has produced 39 Ph.D  Scholars,  3 Ph.D Scholars have submitted their thesis and 37 Scholars  are registered/ on roll for Ph.D. The Department has organized a number of National seminars. The department has organized one U.G.C. refresher course. The department brings half yearly Research Journal entitled Journal of Government and Political Studies since 1976. The Department has been also engaged in the Research activities in Major Thrust areas. The faculty members have completed various major/miner research projects and visited Foreign Countries to pursue their research activities.

Staff

           At present the total strength of teachers on the faculty is seven, out of them are three Professors and Four Readers.

1.    Dr Inderjit Singh Sethi, Professor & Head (0175-6547125), M.A. (Political Science, Public Administration) M.Phil, Ph.D, Diploma in Labour Law, Labour Welfare and Personnel Management, Diploma in Purchasing & Stock Control. Teaching,

Experience  35 years,            

Specialization : Public Administration/National  Politics                               

Books Published :
1. Management of Public Enterprieses in
India (co-   author) 
2. Urban Local  Govt. in
India (co- autther)
3. Rural Local Govt. in
India (co- author) 
4.
Punjab Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 
5. International Politics 1989
6. Scientific Management (Monograph), 1995 
7. Machievalli's The Prince (Punjabi )  
8. Public Administration, Theory and Practice
9. Major Foreign Policies  
10. Management & Administrative Thinkers (co-author)
11. Parshaski Vicharak

Member : Syndicate, Senate, Academic Council

Chairman, Board of Studies (Undergraduate, Postgraduate), M.Phil Course Committee

Member : Research Award Committee, Joint Research Board, Faculty of Social Sciences

Awarded : Vijay Shree Award by Indian International Friendship Society, New Delhi , in 2005


2.    Dr Manju Verma, Professor, M.A. M.Litt, Ph.D (0175-2210285 

Experience : 27 years  

Specialization : International Politics/State Politics    

Books Published  Working of Coalition Governments in  Punjab , 1979


3. Dr Satish Kumar Sharma, Professor, (0175-2309481) M.A. (Political Science, Sociology) M.Phil, Ph.D

Experience: 20 years  

Specialization: Political Theory  /State Politics 

Books Published
1. Modern Political Analysis : Some Concepts & Approaches,
Punjabi University , Patiala 1989 & 2002       

2. Punjabi Translation of  Memorandum submitted to Sarkaria Commission by the ( Punjabi University 1992) Govt. of Punjab

4.  Dr Surender Kaur Goraya, Reader,  Ph.D (09876081020)

 Experience        23 years

Specializtion : Political Thought/State Politics   Books Published Muslim Politics and Sir Syed

 

5.   Dr N.K. Dogra, Reader (0175-2282291)  M.A. (Political Science, Public Administration) M.Phil, Ph.D

Experience : 20 years  Specialization :Indian Political System 

Books Published : Indian Administration for elections with special reference to Punjab   Monograph Municipal Committee Kotkapura

6.   Dr Jagroop Kaur, Reader (0175-2216750) M.A. M.Phil, Ph.D

Experience     18 years  

Specialization : Political Thought/State Politics  

Books Published : Western Political Thought, Contemporary Political Thought

7.  Dr Dilbir Kaur Bajwa, Reader (0175-2282811)  M.A. (Political    Science, Public    Administration) M.Phil,     Ph.D

Specialization : Indian Political System

Books Published 1. Jaya Parkash Narayan and Indian  Politics  2. Right of Life : Its study under Indian Political System


Courses Offered and Admission Criteria

 S. No.

Course

Duration

(years)

Seats

 Eligibility  

Tuition Fee & Other Charges

( Approximate)

Admission Procedure

(Through Entrance Test/Direct)

1.

M.A. Part-I

 

One year 2 semesters

44

50% marks in BA with Political Science

 

As per University Handbook of Information

 

 

2.

M.A. Part-II

One year 2 semesters

44

M.A.Part-I of Punjabi University

 

As per University Handbook of Information

 

 

3.

M.Phil

Three Semesters

16

50 %  marks in B.A. & M.A

As per University Handbook of Information

 

 

4.

Ph.D

As per Ordinances

 

As per ordinance for Registration and Award of the Doctor of Philosophy degree of Punjabi University , Patiala

 

As per University rules

 


Scholarships

Smt Nirmal Kapoor Memorial Scholarship

1. The scholarship  will be awarded to the two girl students (one from M.A. Part-I and one from M.A. Part-II) of Political Science Department on the basis of merit of the student.

2. Amount of the scholarship shall depend on   the interest  of  Rs2,00,000/- deposited in the bank by the Donor.

3. The scholarship will be awarded to those students who are brilliant in the study and the yearly income of their parents/guardian does not exceed Rs 1,50,000/

4.  The rest of the rules will be that of the University Departmental Scholarship


INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES

a) Class room : 3

b) Rooms for teaching staff : 8

c) Office : 1

d) Equipments: Computer, Overhead Projector


Contact Us

Name: Prof. Jagroop Kaur
The Head of the Department,
Department of Political Science
Punjabi University, Patiala,Punjab.

Pin -147002

Ph: 0175-304-6050


 
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