|UG programme||B.A. Political Science|
|Certificate programme||Coaching programme for entry in service|
Established in the year 1950, the Department of Political Science is one of the earliest departments of NSS College, Pandalam, stands as an epitome of quality education with contemporary topics as courses. The Department produced various exemplary academia and civil servants during the course of 68 years of its glorious tenure. Though it has Undergraduate courses only, the wide spectrum of activities and subjects included in it makes it outstanding and contemporary. The Choice Based Credit and Semester Scheme added more diversity to the course by adding distinguished current subjects with the course and it became immensely relevant and conspicuously contemporary in many respects. Modules on Human rights in India, Introduction to Public Policy Analysis, New Social Movements, Globalisation and Political Systems and Cyber Politics are some of the relevant examples in this regard. It is also significant to point out that the Department offers an open course on Science has always played a vital role in assimilating the novel trends in different areas of the subject so as to evolve innovative themes to be conflated to frame bespoke modules or courses to satiate erudite Political Science students.
As a social science department the Department of Political Science focuses to develop the student community as social scientists, social engineers and nation builders. It aims to create eminence through assisting the students to step into multifarious activities through making them avid readers, creative partners in peer teaching and ICT enabled teaching learning process. The tie-up activities with Institute on Parliamentary Affairs, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Achutha Menon Study and Research Centre make the department vibrant and contemporary which enable the students to engage with diversified activities which will capacitate them to understand the concepts with more understanding.
The grades of students in academic activities are constantly observed by the department and continuous effort to empower the skills of the students is done based on their individual capacities and talents. Formal remedial coaching and tutorials are provided adequately. Peer teaching through class group leaders and Student Action Committee (SAC) members are conducted constantly to keep the weak students updated with their topics. The dissertation for the third year graduates is being looked by the department a serious venture to inculcate social responsibility among students.
|Faculty: Department of Political Science|
|Sri. Reghunath V.
HOD & Assistant Professor
|Dr. Shibu M.P
Pandalam, Pathanamthitta District - 689501, Kerala, India
Telephone: 04734 - 252221(Office), Fax No:04734 - 252240, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org