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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

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 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
  • 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 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, 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 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.
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).

  • 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.
Admissions Office

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

FEE SCHEDULE
Admission Fee:

Admission fee of ?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.

Program Fee:

Students must pay the program fee on the first day of each semester, after which a fine of ?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
Establishment Fee 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 Semester) 1,02,600 1,15,200
Fee Per Semester 25,650 28,800

* Semester Registration fee ?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.


ADMISSION CALENDAR

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.

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+91 - 94365 - 31165

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

Email

registrar@iunagaland.edu.in