MA (Political Science) Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The The MA (Political Science) Program is a two year degree program offered by the University with a view to impart in-depth knowledge and broad understanding of Political thought and political systems of various countries. A student can opt for MA (Political Science) program, depending on fulfillment of certain eligibility criteria. This course aims to prepare the students in the skills required for administrative officers, diplomats, teachers, bureaucrats, political analysts and so on; and equips them to pursue Ph.D. program in due course.Duration
The Candidate must have passed BA (Honours in Political Science) with minimum 45% of marks or must have read Political Science as one of the elective subjects at Undergraduate level and must have secured an aggregate of 45% of marks and above at the Undergraduate level.Age limit
Below 60 yearsAward of Degree
Successful students will receive the MA (Pol. Science) Degree by the University, subject to fulfilling all the academic requirements.Program Details
The MA Program is organized into four semesters in two years. The University follows a Credit-based semester system of teaching-learning and evaluation, and the total Credit point for the Program is 70. The Course structure is given below:
|MA (Political Science) Program Structure|
|Year I||Semester - I||Semester - II|
|Year II||Semester - III||Semester - IV|
*Student needs to opt for a paper from other streams of Postgraduate Studies (MBA/ MA)List of Electives (Any one for Semester IV):
Politics of North East India; International Law (with case study)
|Skill Enhancing Courses (Extra Departmental)**|
|Course Code||Course Title||Semester|
|NE (O)236||North East India||III|
|HR (O)245||An Introduction to Human Rights||IV|
**To be selected by the students from other streams of Postgraduate Studies.
The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campusbased MA (Political Science) Program offered by the ICFAI University at Nagaland. The medium of instruction is English.
EligibilityMA (Pol. Science):
The Candidate must have passed BA (Honours in Political Science) with minimum 45% of marks or must have read Political Science as one of the elective subjects at Undergraduate level and must have secured an aggregate of 45% of marks and above at the Undergraduate level.
For the purpose of determining eligibility based
on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the
respective University in award of the degree will only be taken
into consideration. All applicants should have completed a
minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 01, 2019.
Applicants who have completed their graduation on a onetime
sitting basis or a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission
to the Postgraduate Programs.
Students in their final year bachelor's degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/viva assignments before August 01, 2019. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of such applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheet/ transcript and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The last date for submitting the proof of graduation transcripts is September 01, 2019, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, and the permissible fees will be refunded.
The selection of applicants into the program is made through
screening of application and interview. While evaluating
students for admission, due weightage is given to their
academic distinction, awards in Games & sports, Literary &
cultural activities, and other extra co-curricular activities.
Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of admission. The admission decision will be communicated after the admission process.
There shall be a special provision for admission of students
belonging to the State of Nagaland (Domicile) in any course
of ICFAI University, Nagaland, which shall not be less than 25
(twenty-five) percent of seats in each course/discipline subject
to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements
referred to above. The fee for the Domicile students is less
than that of the non-domicile students (please refer the fee
Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.
The candidates are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for admission.Application Form
- Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
- Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
- Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
- Make sure to sign the Application Form.
- Retain a photocopy of the completed Application form.
- Cost of the Application material for UG Programs is Rs. 250.
- Cost of the Application material for PG and Doctoral Programs is Rs. 350.
Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the college).
- Birth Certificate
- Class X Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate.
- Class XII / Degree Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate (as may be applicable).
- ST Certificate.
- 2 recent passport size photos.
- Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
The ICFAI University Nagaland,
6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland 797112
Contact No. : 8729880506
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.iunagaland.edu.in
Admission fee of Rs. 10,000 (nonrefundable) is to be paid by all the selected candidates of PG, and M.Phil immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment of admission fee is July 15, 2019 for MBA & MA Program and August 31, 2019 for M.Phil Program.
Students must pay the program fee on the
first day of each semester, after which a fine of Rs. 20 per day will
be charged. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before
July 31, 2019 for MBA & MA program and September 16, 2019 for M.Phil and PhD Program.
Note: Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.
|Particulars||Domicile||Non - Domicile|
|Developmental Fee (non-refundable)||6,000||6,000|
|Library Fee (non-refundable)||1,200||1,200|
|Total Program Fee (4 Semester)||1,02,600||1,15,200|
|Fee Per Semester||25,650||28,800|
* Semester Registration fee Rs. 3,000 (Non-refundable) to be paid at the beginning of the semester, from second semester onwards only.
All payments should be made through ICICI Chumukedima Branch in favor of ICFAI University Nagaland or through swiping machine at the Accounts section in the University Campus.
|Particulars||MA Political Science|
|Last date for submission of Completed Application Form||June 28, 2019|
|Interview and Admission Decision||July 12, 2019|
|Last date for payment of Admission Fee||July 15, 2019|
|Payment of First Semester Fee||July 31, 2019|
|Commencement of Preparatory classes||July 15, 2019|
|Commencement of Regular Classes / coursework||August 01, 2019|
MA (Pol. Science) PROGRAM
The MA (Political Science) Program is a two year degree program offered by the University with a view to impart in-depth knowledge and broad
understanding of Political thought and political systems of various countries.