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Junior College - Political Science

History of Department


The subject Pol. Sc. is being taught since the inception of the college and the first Head of the Dept was Prof. K. K. Gajria. He headed the Dept. of Eco. and Pol. Sc.  After his retirement in 1975, Miss M. A. Bharwani took over as the Head of the Dept. of Eco and Pol. Sc and worked till 1982.  Thereafter, Mr. V. Chabria took over the headship of the department till 1995.  In 1995-96, Ms. Meeta Saxena taught Pol. Sc. In the year 1996, Ms. P. H. Mirapuri became the Head of the Dept of Pol. Sc. She was also holding the post of Vice-principal Arts till her retirement. Since June 2008, Dr. Reema Julka is the HOD of Pol. Sc.


Faculty - Dept. of Political Science - Junior College

  • Mr. Sreedhar. V. - Teacher
    M.A., B.Ed., Political Science


Std XI

The introduction of Political Science as one of the subjects at the Higher Secondary Level expects that the learner must acquire the knowledge about the various meanings and definitions of Political Science and its significance to political life in the society

An attempt has been made to include highly debatable topics like Terrorism, Human Rights and Globalization and its implication to the global context.  The objective of the syllabus is not only to make the students acquainted with the problems of the country, but also to make them a part of the solution.  The syllabus also reflects a deep concern for reforms mentioned and is thus very meaningful.

  1. Political Science
    1. Meaning, Scope and Nature
    2. Traditional and Modern Political Science
  2. State
    1. Meaning, Essential Elements
    2. Difference between
      1. State and Society
      2. State and Government
      3. State and Nation
  3. Political Concepts
    1. Liberty
    2. Equality
    3. Justice
  4. Law
    1. Meaning, Types and Significance
    2. Sources of Law
    3. Necessity of obeying Laws
  5. Democracy
    1. Meaning and Features
    2. Challenges and Remedial Measures
  6. The constitution of India
    1. Constituent Assembly
    2. Salient features of the Constitution
  7. Electoral Process
    1. Representation and Adult Franchise
    2. Election Commission: Its Role and Functions
  8. United Nations
    1. Objectives and Principles
    2. Organization and Functions
    3. India and the United Nations
    4. Globalization
      1. Meaning and Nature
      2. Agencies of Globalization
      3. Its Impact on India

Subject – Political Science


  1. Indian Parliament
    1. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha: Composition, Powers and Functions
    2. Law Making Process
  2. Union Executive
    1. President: Elections, Powers and Functions
    2. Prime Minister and Council of Ministers
  3. Judiciary
    1. Supreme Court
    2. The High Court
    3. Subordinate Courts and Loknayaka
    4. Attorney General of India
  4. State Government
    1. Legislature: Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad
    2. Executive: Governor, Chief Minister and Council of Ministers
    3. Advocate General
  5. Political Parties and Pressure Groups
    1. Meaning and Functions
    2. National and Regional Parties
    3. Pressure Groups: Meaning and Functions
  6. Foreign Policy of India
    1. Objectives and Basic Principles
    2. India and Neighbors
    3. Nuclear Policy of India
    4. India and Regional Organizations
      1. India and SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)
      2. India and ASEAN(Association of South East Asian Nations
  7. Human Rights
    1. Meaning, Nature and Sigificance
    2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    3. Human Rights in India: Violations and Measures
  8. Terrorism
    1. Meaning and Nature
    2. Terrorism in India: Implications and Measure