Deptt. of Political Science

Head of the Department
Dr.H.S. Rathore

Deptt. of Political Science

About the Department

Department of Political Science: A Brief Profile

            Department of Political Science is an important department since its inception in 1962. The department of Political Science is academically sound and a leading department of the University.

            The Department has Professors- 02, Associate Professors- 03 and Assistant Professors- 02 with Prof. Poonam Bawa in Chair. The teachers of the Department are actively engaged in Research work and supervising Ph.D. and D.Litt scholars successfully. Presently scholars are pursuing for D.Litt– 01 & Ph.D.- 40. 03 students of the department are awarded S.R.F., 09 student of the department are awarded J.R.F. (Academic session-2012-2013).

            Teachers of the Department are engaged in research work and publish research papers and articles in Journal and Magazines and participate in National Seminars and Conferences. Teachers of the department have visited several foreign countries in connection with International Seminar /Conference and have presented paper also.

            Former Head Prof.  L. S. Rathore of the Department has been awarded Emeritus Professorship and later on was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.  Former Head, Prof. P.S. Bhati has also been awarded Emeritus Fellowship. Prof. B. L. Fadia (Retd. Prof.  & Head) books are widely read and recommended as reading in the syllabi of various Universities. One of his books “State Politics in India” Two Volumes has been included as a recommended reading in the UGC Model curriculum. Two Major Research Project of the department-

  • Education status of scheduled tribes in Rajasthan: Attainments and challenges : Principal Investigator Dr. S. L. Meena, Funding Agency- ICSSR, Budget- 43 Lakhs, Duration- 02 years (2012-2014).
  • Man Social Change and Fraternity: Dr. Ambedkar’s Model of Nation Building: Principal Investigator Dr. Kanta Kataria, Funding Agency- UGC, Duration- 02 years

            Research Scholars of the department are publishing their articles in Journals and Magazines. Many students of this department has qualified exams of centre & state civil services and a good number of them are selected as Assistant Professor in Universities & Colleges.

  • Every Year the Department organizes a refresher course for College & University teachers. The courses are continuously organized since 1999.
  • Since 1999 the Department is organizes one National Seminar every year.
  • The faculty of the Department guides students for NET/SLET Exam.
  • The largest numbers of Ph.D. scholars of the faculty of Education, Arts & Social Science are from the department.
  • Three faculty members have so far been awarded D.Litt. Degree in Political Science.
  • A Bi-annual Refereed Journal (ISSN: 0251-303x) “The Indian Journal of Political Studies” Published by Department since 1976.

Faculty Members                     

  1. Dr. Poonam Bawa, Professor & Head
  2. Dr. H. S. Rathore, Professor
  3. Dr. Kusum Lata Bhandari, Associate Professor
  4. Dr. Sohan Lal Meena, Associate Professor
  5. Dr.Kanta Kataria, Associate Professor
  6. Dr. Meena Baradia, Assistant Professor
  7. Dr. Vijay Shree, Assistant professor

Courses Offered By the Department
Faculty Members of the Department
Dr. Poonam Bawa

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Professor

Dr. K.L. Bhandari

Associate Professor

Dr. (Mrs.) Kanta Kataria

Professor

Dr. H.S. Rathore

Professor

Dr. S.L. Meena

Associate Professor

Dr. Meena Bardia

Assistant Professor

Dr. Vijay Shree

Assistant Professor

Dr. Janak Singh Meena

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Gehlot

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Assistant Professor

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