MA in Politics

About Course

Life begins and ends with the State and State is the subject matter of Politics. The purpose of this Course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of collective life to those who intend to become leaders, rulers, social activists and researchers of human condition. Hence, the course is essentially aimed at enlightenment for those who are already in public life in different capacities including practitioners of various professions.


Paper : I Indian Political Thought
Paper : II Western Political Thought hours
Paper : III Indian Political System
Paper : IV State Government & Politics in A.P.
Paper : V Specialisation (Any one of the following)
A) Readings in Indian Political Thought - Gandhi, M.N.Roy, Ambedkar
B) Readings in Indian Administration.
C) Readings in Indian Federalism
Paper : I Research Methodology
Paper : II Public Policy Analysis
Paper : III Comparative Politics
Paper : IV Theory of International Relations
Paper : V Specialisation.(Any one of the following)
A) India's Foreign Policy
B) Comparative Analysis of Select Asian Countries


A Candidate seeking admission into the I year M.A. Degree Course in Political Science shall be required to have passed any Degree of this university or any other university recognised as equivalent thereto, under the pattern of 10+2+3.



Course Info


Type: PG

Approved By: UGC/DEB

College: School of Distance Education, Andhra University

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