Dr. Anil Kumar Mohapatra
Head, Political Science
Master Degree ( M.A.)
Two-Year full time Master Degree Programme in Political Science is divided into four semesters.
The students are admitted into M.A. Course on the basis of their career from HSC to Degree level. The total seats are 38. Due reservation has been provided to the candidates belonging to SC, ST, Physically Challenged, Bichhinaanchal and Sports category.
Classes are held on the campus during six working days between 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. . Apart from regular classes, weekly seminars, Proctorial classes are held regularly.
The M.Phil programme in Political Science is of one-year duration (Calendar Year). The programme is offered during every calendar year commencing from the month of January. There are 12 (twelve) seats in the programme of which 2 seats are reserved for ST candidates as against 1 seat reserved for SC category.
The admission into M.Phil programme is done through an entrance test followed by a Selection Procedure including the viva-voce test. The notification for the M. Phil programme is normally announced in the month of October. The application form along with the prospectus can be downloaded from University website. (www.buodisha.edu.in).
Class room teaching is offered 6 days a week between 11 AM and 4.30 PM for a Semester. The candidate have to appear at the Theory Examination and submit a dissertation prescribed in the Regulations.
As per the 2009 Regulations, candidates seeking registration for Ph.D in Political Science are selected through URET/UGC-NET/UGC-JRF. The Department provides an excellent environment for carrying out research, thus creating highly committed researchers trained in the most recent methodologies and engaged in producing original research work. The doctoral programme provides a diverse set of opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
The Department offers Doctoral programme in Political Science. Candidates seeking admission into the Doctoral course are required to possess an M. A. Degree in Political Science with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. Candidates so qualified for the Research programme have to undergo a six-month course work and clear the same by securing at least 50% marks in each paper in order to become eligible to apply for registration.
Candidates have to appear at University Research Eligibility Test (URET) to be eligible for admission in to the Ph.D. course work.
Class room teaching and guidance are held in the campus during all working days, as per the time table prepared for the purpose.
One can register for D. Litt in Political Science as per the Regulations prescribed for the purpose by the University. D. Litt Course Programme provides a diverse set of opportunities for interdisciplinary research.