Pazhassirajacollege | Pulpally

Department of Political Science

Our Vision

  • The Department of Political Science stands to generate a future generation with Constitutional values and Political Behaviour.

Our Mission

  • The Department Of Political Science offers Complementary papers for UG Courses ( Economics, History, English, and Mass Communication). We are teaching very relevant subjects in the streams of Political Science, such as the Indian Constitution, International Politics, and Principles of Political Science.


Programme Outcomes (POs) for  Political Science

POs 1 - (ICP1 (2) CO1) Indian Constitution and Politics: Basic Features and Governmental Structures.

The students will be able to understand the process through which the constitution of India came into existence, its salient features, its philosophical base, fundamental rights, fundamental duties and directive principles of state policy. This course also helps students to understand the structure and functions of different organs of government in India; legislature, executive and judiciary.

POs 2 - (ICP4 (3) CO2) Indian Constitution and Politics: Federalism, Decentralization and Political Dynamics

This course would help students to critically evaluate the main features of the Indian federal system, centre-state relations and three-tier system of decentralization. The process of constitutional amendments and major amendments is another important discussion in this paper. Students also develop fairly good ideas about party systems, regionalism, minority rights, etc., by the end of the course. 

POs 3 IPO1 (2) CO1: International Politics And Organisation: Introduction And Concepts

In this, the meaning, nature, scope, and importance of international politics will be covered. The students will also be introduced to the major theories, approaches and to main concepts in the area of international politics.

POs 4

IPO4(3)CO2: International Politics and Organisation: Organisations and Contemporary Issues
The organisational structure and role of international organisations such as League of Nations, the United Nations and other regional organisations such as ASEAN, SAARC and the European Union will be covered in this semester. The focus will then be on contemporary issues which are of importance to the international community such as globalisation, terrorism and the restructuring of the United Nations.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs) for Political Science


The course intends to familiarise students with the main issues and concerns of the contemporary international order. It discusses a range of themes in international politics with a view to developing critical insights on contemporary questions.


The course aims to equip students with the basic intellectual tools for understanding International Relations. It introduces some of the most important theoretical approaches in international relations. The Course also contains different concepts in
International Relations such as power diplomacy and foreign policy.


Major objective of this course ito help students to understand the constitutional development in India and evolution of modern governmental structures. The other focus is to introduce salient features of Indian Constitution, Union Government, State governments, and Local Self Governments. Study of Indian judicial system, its functioning and recent trends is also included in this course.


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