Department of Political Science

The department of Political Science offers Master of Arts program with an intake of 50 students and a PhD program. The faculty members have rich experience of teaching and research in the various fields of Political Science. The department has been engaging the students to train them at various levels. The department has major ICSSR funded research project on Deciphering Regional Disparity among Social Groups: Political, Economic and Sociological Study of Hyderabad Karnataka Region. The department at Present has 11 Research Scholars.

Vision Statement:


  • The department strives to create a holistic knowledge based on scientifically generated innovative ideas and quality research leading to individual growth both in terms of intellectual learning and gainful employment in competitive environment.
  • It also aims to produce socially and politically conscious individuals who become future leaders in various spheres of life through exposure to the fundamentals of the subject and by inculcating a critical and analytical approach.


Mission Statement:


The mission of the Department of Political Science, is to contribute and work with a sense of Commitment towards the educational, Political and social advancement of the region and the nation at large by providing excellent postgraduate liberal education and quality programs leading to masters, professional and doctorate degrees. The main aims of the department shall be to:


  • The Department of Political Science is committed to the liberal arts tradition of intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, and a pluralistic and diverse curriculum. The Department aims to excel as teachers and scholars and to inspire students to become passionate, life-long learners.
  • We engage in many debates and seminars that address every corner of the globe and that prepare students to be astute and keen political observers and actors.
  • Through our courses, we provide opportunities for students to improve their critical thinking and the ability to read, speak and write that are central to the liberal arts tradition and that are crucial for students to practice democratic citizenship.
  • To supplement these courses, we provide internship, community service learning, and case studies and project work opportunities that encourage learning outside the classroom.

Department of Political Science




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Dr. Somashekar
( main campus)




Mr. Vijaya kumar B
( main campus)




Mr. Mohan Das K.
( main campus)



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Department of Political Science
Janana Sagara Campus
Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Bellary- 583105

 : 9972501830