Political Science

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Department of Political Science


 

Profile of Department

General Structure

1. Brief description

History

The Department of Political Science is one of the opening departments in Govt. College Kottayam, established in 1972, with Pre-Degree and Degree courses. It has been upgraded to Post-Graduate Department in the academic year 2012-13. Sanctioned students strength of the Department is 50 for Under Graduate level and 12 for Post Graduate level. It is the only Department where Political Science is offered at UG and PG level in Kottayam District, under Government sector. The department offers quality education for the socially and economically marginalised students from all parts Kerala. The department regularly conducts lectures and seminars with the assistance from Department of Collegiate Education and University Grants Commission etc.. Department has a publishing wing with ISBN recognition and annually publishing academic books and seminar proceedings. Publications are issued at free of cost. The Department has an active Alumnus that engages with various activities undertaken by the department

 

  • Milestones
  • Upgraded as Post Graduate Department in the academic year 2012-13
  • Programmes offered
  • B A in Political Science
  • M A in Political Science

 

  • Details of staff

 

Name

Designation

Department

Mob No.

Dr.Sreelekha R G

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9995778731

Dr. Sivakumar M V

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9446095563

Mr. Ajimon George

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9497321406

Mr.Chandran Komath

Assistant Professor

Political Science

8281345783

Ms. Sivymol T

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9562524168

Dr.Manoj Kumar B

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9995863286

Mr. Ashar S

Assistant Professor

Political Science

9447695637

Dr. Anish K

Assistant Professor(FDP Substitute)

Political Science

9605733428

 

Intake of students

Class

intake

MA I

12

MA II

12

BA I

50

BA II

50

BA III

50

 

2. Vision and Mission

  1. Academic excellence, social development and well-being of the community
  2. The department provides quality education for students political science
  3.  specifically caters the needs and nurture aspirations of  the socially and economically marginalized sections of society

3. Facilities

Research                                Nil

Labs                                        Nil

Library                                   Nil

Smart classrooms                 4

IT                                            Nil

Other                                      NIl

4. Achievements

Teachers                                Participation in Seminars /workshop/conferences

                                                (Total 16 participations)

Students                                 Two Aspire Scholarships

                                                One NET in Political Science

Students secured positions in intercollegiate essay competition

5. Activities

a.         Conducted International seminar on Human Rights Protection: Role of State Media and Literature (17th January 2019)

b.         Hosted Political Science Masters Curriculum Restructuring Workshop of Mahatma Gandhi University on 10-11 January 2019

c.         Conducted Two Days National Seminar on Nation Democracy and Dissent: Critical Reflections 13 December 2018

d.         Conducted an Invited lecture:  Life beyond Boards on 08-02 -2019

 

Extension activities

Participated in the Post Flood Rehabilitation programmes in Alappuzha District, conducted by Dalit Women’s Society, Kurichy, Kottayam

Participated in the Flood Relief activities in collaboration with Dalit and Adivasi Resource Centre Melukavumattom. 










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