About BA Political Science

Politics plays a role of great significance in the growth and development of nations and societies, and creating effective policies for the well-being and the welfare of the people. Parul University’s Faculty of Arts, offers a three year bachelors degree program in political science, which endeavours to impart within the students the relevant knowledge and understanding regarding politics, leadership and governance. The current global scenario is characterised by an immense change in the political dynamics, with liberalistic ideologies taking a place of vital importance in place of conservative philosophies. The curriculum is strategically designed to develop the analytical, logical and interpretive skills of the students so as to understand and relate to the modern and current political practices in the nation and the world at large. As a way of equipping students with the effective skills and imparting the knowledge of navigating the various political leadership roles, the program instills within the students effective leadership skills and abilities. As a way of promoting and developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Arts promotes various extra curricular activities such as debate, public speaking and general knowledge quizzes amongst others, which help in shaping the confidence, and the essential leadership traits of the students. As a way of ensuring the effective learning of Political Science amongst the students, the faculty is equipped with an elite leagues of professors and experts who courteously nurture and guide the students in the path of political leadership in preparation of their future career.


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BA Political ScienceProgram Outcomes

Why Study BA Political Science

Political science is a program which shapes and nurtures individuals with effective leadership abilities and the knowledge of the various forms of governmental leadership roles and how to navigate these roles to ensure the highest form of public benefit. The program develops the analytical skills of the students and provides an exposure to various political dynamics which creates for them an endless pool of career opportunities.
Civil Services

Civil Services

An ability to understand various political dynamics, deliver relevant views and contribute essentials for public benefit.


An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various cultural and national backgrounds.

International Relations

International Relations

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics.


An ability to develop counseling skills and interpersonal abilities, and communication skills which are required for the smooth navigation of the industry.


Duration: 3 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed HSC examination in Science or Arts or Commerce stream conducted by Gujarat Board or any other recognized Examinination Board


Mode of Admission

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BA Political Science feesFees


BA Political Science

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

BA Political Science CurriculumCurriculum

Political Theory

Public Administration

Indian Government and Politics

Comparative Government

Communication Skills-I

Communication Skills-II

Environmental Science and Studies

Learning Life Skills

Professional Ethics and Human Values

Basics of Computer Applications






Political sociology

Research Methodology and Data Analysis

Indian political movement

Pressure groups and social movements

Communication Skills-III

International law

Critical Thinking

Communication Skills-IV

Western political thought

Indian Economic Issues

Introduction to Public Policy

Etymology of Languages


Content Writing for Print Media


Labor Legislations


Basic Psychological Tests


Sociological Theories-I 3




  English for Negotiating


Human rights and duties

Human rights ±Indian perspective

Major issues in contemporary politics (International social issues)

Modern political thinkers

United nations and its Agencies

India's foreign policy

International Politics ±major issues

India in world politics

Political Science Project

Political Science Project

Enhancing Employability Skills-I

Enhancing Employability Skills-II

Core Elective-1 (Complsory Subjects :1) Core Elective-1 (Complsory Subjects :1)

Political Ideologies

State and local administration

Constitutional Processes in India

Current trends in development administration


BA Political Science Curriculum Practical Resources


Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students


Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands-on experience in various software with high-speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which

BA Political Science CurriculumActivities

Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.