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B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

Start Date

1 August 2022
End Date
31 July 2025
3 Years

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Career Opportunities: B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

At Jindal School of International Affairs, we give our students the intellectual, practical, linguistic skills, and experiences to prepare them for a wide range of meaningful careers, to keep up with a rapidly changing world, and ultimately, to change it. Those who wish to pursue higher education or careers in active national politics, new domains of politics, or international organisations will find this programme one of the best not only in India but globally because of its focus on exposure, combining the practical elements of politics with innovative research and analysis. The crux of this degree, like any other degree at JSIA, is on teaching students how to read, think, and write on national politics and global issues, and to keep up with political change. This set of skills and understandings will be fundamental to any professional path they pursue.
Political Science is a versatile social science degree leading to a variety of career paths. Political scientists study governing systems, political development, and political theory. While pursuing this degree from JSIA, students will not only learn about politics and government, they will also gain valuable analytical, communication and research skills. Having well-developed writing and verbal articulation abilities will enable students to pursue careers in the following fields:
  • Civil Service and Bureaucracy
  • Political Leadership
  • Political Consultancies and Political Parties
  • Embassies and High Commissions
  • News Media
  • Nongovernmental Organisations (NGOs)
  • Intergovernmental Organisations (IGOs)
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Risk Analysts
  • Think Tanks
  • Activist and Advocacy Groups
  • Higher Studies and Academia