M.A. in Political ScienceAligarh Muslim University
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The Department of History and Politics of the Aligarh Muslim University was established in 1922. The present Department of Political Science became an independent entity in 1948.
Among the luminaries of the undivided department were the late Professors Muhammad Habib (Chairperson 1922-1962), K.M. Panikkar, Eddy Asirvatham, A. Avasthy, Chaudhury Muhammad Sultan and Professor S.A.H. Haqqi (Chairperson 1964-1982).
The distinguished alumni of the Department include Professors Matinuzzaman Zuberi, Zafar Imam, Zoya Hasan (all of the JNU), Dr. M. Hamid Ansari (Vice-President, Republic of India), Dr. S. Zafar Mahmood (IRS), Professor Muhammed Ayoob (Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University), and Sardar Jaspal Singh (Vice-Chancellor, Panjabi University, Patiala).
The Department is renowned for its M.A., M. Phil and Ph.D. programmes in major branches of political science and the faculty is engaged in research and publication activities.