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 

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