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MA (Political Science) Program
ABOUT THE 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. 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 of Administrative officers, diplomats, teachers, bureaucrats, political Analysts and so on; and equips them to pursue M.Phil. /Ph.D. degree program in due course.

Duration:

Two years

Eligibility:

  • The Candidate must have passed BA (Honors 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 years

Award 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 program structure is given below:

MA (Political Science) Program Structure
Year I Semester - I Semester - II
  • Political Thought: Ancient & Medieval Tradition
  • Indian - Polity & Governance
  • Theory of International Relations
  • Research Methodology
  • Gender & Politics
  • Political Thought: Modern and Contemporary Traditions
  • Issues of Global Politics
  • Public Administration: Theories & Concepts
  • Political Sociology
  • Comparative Politics
Year II Semester - III Semester - IV
  • United Nations
  • Politics of Post-Modernism
  • Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Indian Administration
  • Skill Enhancing Courses (Extra Departmental)*
  • Indian Political Thought
  • India's Foreign Policy
  • Human Rights in India
  • Elective
  • Skill Enhancing Courses (Extra Departmental)*

*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.

ADMISSION MODALITIES

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based MA (Political Science) program offered by the ICFAI University at Nagaland. The medium of instruction is English.

Eligibility:

The Candidate must have passed BA (Honors 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.

General Note:

For the purpose of determining eligibility based on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective Board of school education will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 12 years of formal schooling by August 01, 2020.

Final year students of who have not received the transcripts/ certifi cates from the respective Board of school education by August 01, 2020 will be admitted provisionally. However, the admission of such candidates will be confi rmed subject to passing the qualifying examination and meeting the minimum requirements as indicated above. The registration of the candidates not meeting the criteria by September 01, 2020 will be cancelled and the permissible fees will be refund.

The process of admission and selection of eligible candidates

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.

Special Reservation

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 chart).

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

APPLICATION MODALITIES
Guidelines

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 self attested copies of the following certificates
  • Birth Certificate
  • Class X Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate.
  • Class XII / Degree Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate (as may be applicable).
  • *BA/BBA/BCA/B.Com Degree Admit Card, Marks heet and Certificate (as may be Applicable)
  • ST Certificate.
  • 3 recent Passport Size Photo.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • *For MA/MBA Candidates.
Admissions Office

The ICFAI University, Nagaland,
6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland - 797112
Contact No. : +91 8729880506, +91 7640902799
E-mail : admissions@iunagaland.edu.in
Website : www.iunagaland.edu.in

FEE SCHEDULE
Admission Fee:

Admission fee of Rs. 10,000 (non-refundable) is to be paid by all the selected candidates of PG immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment of admission fee is July 15, 2020 for MA (Political Science) program.

Program Fee:

Students must pay the program fee on the fi rst day of each semester, after which a fi ne of 20 per day will be charged. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before July 31, 2020 for MA (Political Science) program.

Note: Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.

Particulars Domicile Non - Domicile
(amount in Rs. )
Establishment Fee (non-refundable) 5,600 5,600
Program Fee 85,800 98,400
Developmental Fee (non-refundable) 6,000 6,000
Library Fee (non-refundable) 1,200 1,200
Examination Fee 4,000 4,000
Total Program Fee (4 Semesters) 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 Bank Challan from ICICI Chumukedima Branch/Swiping machine from the University, in favor of "The ICFAI University, Nagaland - Fee Collection A/C". Details about the payment modalities, and the relevant Challan, can be obtained from the Dy. Accounts Officer.

Refund Policy

As per UGC guidelines if a student chooses to withdraw from the program of study in which he/she is enrolled, the institution concerned shall follow the following four-tier system for the refund of fees remitted by the student.

Sl. No. Percentage of Refund of Aggregate Fees Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is served to HEI
1 100% 15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission
2 80% Not more than 15 days after the formally-notified last date of admission
3 50% More than 15 days but less than 30 days after formally-notified last date of admission
4 0% More than 30 days after formally notified last date of admission

Admission Calendar

Last date for admission PG Programs -
December 23, 2020
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.

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Contact Us

Phone Number

+91 - 94365 - 31165

Our Location

The ICFAI University, Nagaland 6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland - 797112.

Email

registrar@iunagaland.edu.in