B.Sc. Politics, Economics & Society

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B.Sc. Politics, Economics & Society aims to impart to its students an understanding of the role of power and politics in a society. Politics, Economics & Society will explore the legitimate and illegitimate control that communities, groups and individuals exercise over other communities, groups, and individuals and how the institutions in a society help or hamper them. In particular, B.Sc. Politics, Economics & Society course will help the students understand the costs and benefits of different political philosophies regarding liberty, justice, ethics and morality.

The student can choose between a 3-year Bachelor's degree or a 4-year Bachelor with Honours degree. For the 3-year degree, the student must complete a minimum of 120 credits through a combination of majors and minors. In the 4-year program, a student will have to complete 160 credits (120+40 credits), the additional credits made up of advanced courses and a project, or research. The 3-year program enables a student to join the Masters’ program while the 4-year program enables the student to directly enter the PhD program. Students can also opt for placement at the end of both, the 3-year program and the 4-year program.  

Duration of Program

3 + 1 (optional) Years

Seats

20*

50% in 10th & 12th Math/Eco/Pol.Sc. in 12th will be preferred.
Non-Mathematics background students will undergo Remedial Mathematics module in Semester 1

Aptitude Test / Valid JEE Score / CUET 2022 score

B.Sc. Politics, Economics & Society Year
Politics: Ideas and Institutions 1
Gender and Society 1
Indian Political Economy: Shifts & Continuity 1
Politics & Theories of Urbanisation 1
Foundation of Sociology 1
Indian Government and Its Institutions 1
Indian Politics: Power, Identity & Resistance 2
International Relations Theories and Concepts 2
Knowing Your Country: History of Contemporary India, 1947-2000 2
International Development: Politics and Theories 2
Global Politics 2
India & Its Place in the Contemporary World 3
International Security  3
Environmental Politics 3
Retelling(s) and Adaptation(s):
Literature and its association with other Arts 
2
History Through Cinema: India & Its Many Cinemas 2
A 100 Objects: A survey course on the Iconographic and Material Cultures of India 2
Institutions of Culture & Making of Modern India 3
Contemporary South Asia  3
Politics, Society and Technology 3
Transition Studies 3
Remembering Partition: Histories, Literatures, Cinema  3
Crowds, Mobs and Citizens: Concepts of Mass Mobilizations and Movements  3
Media, Medium, & Materiality: The consequences of New Media 3
Politics of Climate and Inclusive Development 3
Geopolitics of Energy 3
United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development 3
(Re)Presenting India: Exploring the Politics of Soft Power, Heritage, and Culture  3

*The year in which subjects are taught may change according to academic policies 

Eligibility

50% in 10th & 12th Math/Eco/Pol.Sc. in 12th will be preferred.
Non-Mathematics background students will undergo Remedial Mathematics module in Semester 1

Non-Examination Pathway

Aptitude Test / Valid JEE Score / CUET 2022 score

Curriculum
B.Sc. Politics, Economics & Society Year
Politics: Ideas and Institutions 1
Gender and Society 1
Indian Political Economy: Shifts & Continuity 1
Politics & Theories of Urbanisation 1
Foundation of Sociology 1
Indian Government and Its Institutions 1
Indian Politics: Power, Identity & Resistance 2
International Relations Theories and Concepts 2
Knowing Your Country: History of Contemporary India, 1947-2000 2
International Development: Politics and Theories 2
Global Politics 2
India & Its Place in the Contemporary World 3
International Security  3
Environmental Politics 3
Retelling(s) and Adaptation(s):
Literature and its association with other Arts 
2
History Through Cinema: India & Its Many Cinemas 2
A 100 Objects: A survey course on the Iconographic and Material Cultures of India 2
Institutions of Culture & Making of Modern India 3
Contemporary South Asia  3
Politics, Society and Technology 3
Transition Studies 3
Remembering Partition: Histories, Literatures, Cinema  3
Crowds, Mobs and Citizens: Concepts of Mass Mobilizations and Movements  3
Media, Medium, & Materiality: The consequences of New Media 3
Politics of Climate and Inclusive Development 3
Geopolitics of Energy 3
United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development 3
(Re)Presenting India: Exploring the Politics of Soft Power, Heritage, and Culture  3

*The year in which subjects are taught may change according to academic policies 

Entrance Test

Name of Test

School of Liberal Studies Entrance Test

Mode of Test

Online

Last Date to Apply

19 July 2022

Date of Test

17 July 2022

Duration of Time

60 minutes

 

Scheme of Test:

Sections No. of Questions
Quantitative: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency 40
Analytical and Logical Reasoning 40
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 20
Total No. of Questions 100

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