B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

Start Date
01 August 2021

End Date
31 July 2024

3 Years

Program Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Career Opportunities

The B.A. (Hons.) Political Science will be of particular interest for students who are passionate about knowing what politics is all about. Those who wish to pursue careers in active national politics or international organisations and diplomacy will find this programme one of the best not only in India but globally because of its focus of the practical elements of politics.

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 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 high quality 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