Graduates in political science, allied social sciences or from other disciplines with a minimum of 50 per cent marks (CGPA) from a recognised university can apply for this MA Programme. Those in the last semester of their undergraduate degree may also apply.
Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education (CeRSSE),
25th Main Road,
J.P. Nagar, 6th Phase, K.R. Layout
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)
JAIN Knowledge Campus
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bengaluru - 5600 69
P : +91 9606045275
P : +91 7337882364
The MA in Political Science and International Relations is designed to provide students of humanities and social sciences with a wider and deeper understanding of the field. It is a 2-year (four-semester) programme at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) that aims to comprehend national and global politics. The course will provide rigorous academic content, train students to develop political analysis, problem-solving, and research writing skills. The course equips them to gain skills to appear for professional competitive civil service examinations, and give them exposure to the real world of politics, political organisations, structures and processes, international political organisations think tanks, enabling interactions with policymakers, bureaucrats, legislators and other allied experts in the field. The need and scope of this programme are significant as it caters to the increasing demand for domestic and international politics experts, civil servants, researchers, consultants and strategists who are well-trained to understand the politics that shape the world.
The course provides a conducive environment where the students are trained to become policy makers by holding key positions in the governments. The course nurtures the students and develop them into Socio-Political Innovators and make them better humans for tomorrow.
The postgraduates from this discipline will be equipped to apply for all competitive civil service exams and also work in policy research organisations, and think tanks. They will be trained to be teachers, researchers, consultants and analysts. The students can find ample job opportunities across different sectors, some of the job roles are: