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MA (Political Science) Program


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

Two years

The number of seats

60

Eligibility

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 years

Award of Degree

Successful students will be awarded MA (Pol. Science) Degree by the University, subject to fulfilling all the academic requirements.

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.

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

*Student needs to opt for a paper from other streams of Postgraduate Studies (MBA/ MA) as a part of CBCS facility.

ELECTIVES (any one)

Semester III (North East India / International Law (with case study) *Student needs to opt for a paper from other streams of Postgraduate Studies (MBA/ MA)

Open Courses under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)**

Semester III (North East India) Semester IV (An Introduction to Human Rights) *To be selected by the students from other streams of Postgraduate Studies

ADMISSION MODALITIES

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.

Eligibility
MA (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.

General rule:

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, 2018. 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, 2018. 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, 2018, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, and the permissible fees will be refunded.

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.

Refund Policy

Refund, if any, will depend on the date of commencement of the classes and the date of leaving the semester. The amount of refund will be proportionate to the number of days the student is supposed to have attended the classes. In such cases the student has to inform the Registrar in writing that he/she will be de-registering from the course/ semester with effect from whatsoever date he/ she intends to de-register. No refund will be given to a student who completes a given semester/ course. Refund is also not applicable for the students falling short of attendance, and those who are rusticated due to disciplinary problems or malpractices. However, if a student decides to withdraw from a course immediately after registering for the course by paying the semester fee (but before the commencement of the classes), then on the basis of a written application to the Registrar, a full refund of the Tuition fee and examination fees will be given to the student.

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. 200
  • Cost of the Application material for PG and Doctoral Programs is Rs. 300
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
  • Marks sheets of Class XII / Diploma / Degree certificate (as may be applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate in case of student belonging to the State of Sikkim
  • Nationality Certificate/Proof, for foreign students only
  • Other certificates pertaining to academic and extra curricular activities.
Admissions Office

The ICFAI University Nagaland, 6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland 797112
Ph: 03862- 282762, 280001
E-mail: admissions@iunagaland.edu.in
Website: www.iunagaland.edu.in

FEE SCHEDULE

Admission fee of Rs. 10,000 (non-refundable) is to be paid by all the selected candidates of PG. The last date for payment of admission fee is July 31, 2018

Program Fee:

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, 2018.

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

Particulars Domicile Non - Domicile
Establishment Fee (non-refundable) 5,500 5,500
Program Fee 76,800 89,400
Developmental Fee (non-refundable) 6,000 6,000
Library Fee (non-refundable) 1,200 1,200
Examination Fee 4,000 4,000
Identity card (non-refundable) 100 100
Total Program Fee (4 Semester) 93,600 1,06,200
Fee Per Semester 23,400 26,550
Remittance:

All Payments should be made through Bank Challan, 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 Accounts Officer.


ADMISSION CALENDAR

Particulars MA Political Science
Last date for submission of Completed Application Form June 30, 2018
Interview and Admission Decision July 12, 2018
Last date for payment of Admission Fee July 31, 2018
Payment of First Semester Fee July 31, 2018
Commencement of Preparatory classes July 16, 2018
Commencement of Regular Classes / coursework August 1, 2018
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

Toll-free Number

3862-282762 / 16

Our Location

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

Email

registrar@iunagaland.edu.in