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The BA (Honours) Political Science

The BA (Honours) Political Science

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Program in Political Science is a three year full-time degree program offered by the University. 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 the world.


Three years

Award of Degree:

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the " Bachelor of Arts (Honours) " Degree in Political Science by the University.


Pass in Class XII (any discipline) with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure :

The BA (Honours) Program in Political Science consists of 26 courses covered in 6 semesters spread over three years. Students will be required to complete 16 core subjects in addition to 4 Choice Based Elective, 4 Core Elective Papers and 2 Skill Based Elective Papers. Students are additionally required to complete a summer project/dissertation at the end of Year-II.

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.

BA (Honours) Program Structure
YEAR Semester-I Semester-II
  • Indian Government & Politics - I
  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Colonialism in India
  • Choice based Elective 1
  • English Language Skills
  • Indian Government & Politics - II
  • Political Theory: Concepts & Debates
  • Nationalism In India
  • Choice based Elective 2
  • Environmental Science
Summer Project I
YEAR Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Theories In Public Administration
  • Choice Based Elective 3
  • Political Institutions & Processes in Comparative Perspective
  • Global Politics & Governance
  • Public Policy & Administration in India
  • Choice Based Elective 4
Summer Project II
YEAR Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Western Political Thought
  • Core Elective 1
  • Core Elective 2
  • Skill Based Elective 1
  • Indian Political Thought
  • Core Elective 3
  • Core Elective 4
  • Skill Based Elective 2

  • Pass in Class XII with aggregate 40% and above (any discipline). Final year students awaiting results can also apply.

  • Final year students of Class XII who have not received the original certificates from the Board by August 07, 2018 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum 40% marks. The registration of the applicants not meeting the criteria by October 12, 2018 will be cancelled.

Admission Criteria :

  • The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of applications and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.

  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification. The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.

Special Reservation :

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Mizoram in any course of ICFAI University, Mizoram or in a constituent college, within the State of Mizoram, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subjectto the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.

  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form :

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form :

  1. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  2. Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  3. Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  4. Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  5. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  6. Enclose a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c', payable at Aizawl).

Attested Copies of Certificates :

Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate/Class X Certificate.
  • Marksheet of Class XII/Degree certificate (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • Please paste your recent passport size colour photograph on the Application Form given on next page.

Submission of Application Form :

The completed Application Form for Admission along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c' , payable at Aizawl)) may be submitted at:

Address : Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram - 796025.
Phone :0389- 9856891948
Mail : admissions@iumizoram.edu.in


Admission Fee :

Admission Fee of Rs. 5,000 for UG Programs is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment of Admission Fee is July 31, 2018.

Caution Deposit :

All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit of Rs. 5,000 along with the first semester fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.

Program Fee :

Students should pay the Fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The First Semester Fee is to be paid on or before August 07, 2018 failing which, penalty will be charged as per University rules.

Domicile :

Students from State of Mizoram.

Non-Domicile :

Students from States other than Mizoram.

Fee Particulars BA (Hons.) in Political science (6 Semesters)
Domicile Non-Domicile
Fee per semester (Rs.) 9,200 10,925
Total Program Fee (Rs.) 55,200 65,550

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Aizawl, Mizoram.


Particulars BA(Hons.) Political science Program
Last Date for Submission of Completed Application Form July 27, 2018
Interview and Admission Decision on or before July 30, 2018
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee July 31, 2018
Reporting at the ICFAI University for submission of Certificates and Verification by producing originals July 31, 2018
Commencement of Regular Classes August 07, 2018
Registration and payment of First Semester Fee on or before August 07, 2018

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Program in Political Science is a three year full-time degree program offered by the University. It focuses on the study of citizenship, government and politics.


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The ICFAI University, Mizoram Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram – 796025.