Ph.D. in Political Science

University of Delhi
In New Delhi

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Typology PhD
Location New delhi
  • PhD
  • New delhi


Where and when

Starts Location
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New Delhi
University Road , Delhi 110007, 110007, Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
University Road , Delhi 110007, 110007, Delhi, India
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Course programme

Ph.D. in Political Science

The University of Delhi offers Ph.D. in Political Science. course to its students.

It is offered by the Department of Political Science and under the Faculty of ARTS.

The department was established in 1952, with about 40 Postgraduate students. Since then the strength of the students has gone up to 300 and the faculty strength is presently 16. The research activity of the department has also correspondingly grown over time. Since 1982 over 150 Ph. D. degrees have been awarded and since 1987

The growth of the Department has coincided with the progress of the discipline of political science from a narrow body of legal and institutional knowledge to a more comprehensive social science that integrates and interrogates sociological, economic, philosophical and cultural dimensions and thereby better relates to a purposive study of politics keeping especially the Indian reality in focus. The department offers M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. programmes through a process of cooperative teaching with the help of teachers from various colleges of the University. In addition, diploma programmes in International Law and Law of International Institutions are offered through the Indian Academy of International Law, New Delhi. The founding head of the Department, Professor C.J.Chacko, was an expert in this field. Among the earliest faculty, members of Pennsylvania, a specialist in Indian, South Asian, and international politics.

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