The Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Program in Political Science is a
three year full-time degree program
offered by the ICFAI University
Mizoram. It focuses on the study
of citizenship, government and
politics. Students learn about the
role of government, the nature
of politics and different political
institutions in India and throughout
Duration : Three years
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the "Bachelor of Arts (Honours)" Degree in Political Science by the University, subject to University regulations.
Pass in 10+2 in any discipline with an aggregate marks of 40%. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.
The BA (Honours) Program in Political Science consists of 28 courses covered in six semesters spread
over three years including an undergraduate dissertation. Students
will be required to complete 18 core subjects in addition to 5 Choice
Based Electives and 5 Compulsory Papers. Students are additionally
required to complete two summer projects at the end of Year-I and
Year-II respectively and a dissertation in the sixth semester. Electives
will be choice based electives from other disciplines.
Electives: Choice based electives for the BA (Honours) course may be chosen from various fields offered by the University including Humanities, Management and IT. The Electives offered are subject to change based on the portfolio of subjects offered by the instructors.
The program structure is subject to periodic review.
|BA (Hons.) in Political Science Program Structure|
|YEAR I||Introduction to Political Theory||Concepts in Political Theory|
|Colonialism in India||Nationalism in India|
|Indian Government & Politics – I||Indian Government & Politics – II|
|Choice Based Elective I||Choice Based Elective II|
|English Language I (Compulsory)||English Language II (Compulsory)|
|Summer Project I|
|YEAR II||Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics||Political Institutions & Processes in Comparative Perspective|
|International Relations: Theories & Concepts||Global Politics & Governance|
|Theories in Public Administration||Public Policy & Administration in India|
|Choice Based Elective III||Choice Based Elective IV|
|Computer Concepts (Compulsory)||General Studies (Compulsory)|
|Summer Project II|
|YEAR III||Indian Writing in English||English Literature from Northeast India|
|Anglo- American Writings||Contemporary Literature|
|Creative Writing||Classical Literature|
|Choice Based Elective V||Undergraduate Dissertation|
|Soft Skills (Compulsory)|