School of Governance

BA (Government & Administration)

BA (Government & Administration)

The degree is a blend of interactive learning methods by introducing concepts of experiential learning, debates, critical analysis techniques etc which will help in student’s personality development along with academic teaching. The learning pedagogy will promote critical thinking and communication skill sets. The program aims to bridge the gap between the traditional classroom learning and lack of field experience. Students will be acquainted with actual functioning of the government and various policy making exercise.
The program includes rigorous academic and field learning with exposure to subjects like Indian constitution and Governance, Indian history ancient to medieval to modern and post-independence challenges faced by country, aspects of Indian economy, concepts of environment and challenges like climate change, world trade, disaster management or international relations. Such diverse subject knowledge will equip students with necessary tools for multi-dimensional understanding of issues. The dissertation in last trimester or the attachment activity will expose students to dimensions of self-learning and decision making.

Program Highlights

  • In-depth learning through multi-disciplinary approach.

  • Impetus for developing an analytical mind and to form own opinions.

  • Emphasis will be on continuous evaluation, where students writing and oral skills development is emphasized upon.

  • Development of persona, in order to make student robust towards his/her outlook to challenges in life.

  • Under the experiential learning activity, there will be attachment activity at any government office or NGO, and students peer discussion on lessons learned will be conducted.

  • Creating a Digital Learning Library(DLL), with an objective to have a repository data base of the subject, so that students can have access to study material from any time anywhere.

  • The course subjects are sequences in such a manner that continuity for three years is maintained. Methods like differentiated learning will equally emphasis on co-curricular activities, book reading.

Career Prospects

Higher Education and Research:
Graduates can opt for further advanced studies, to enter into educational field or pursue research activities.

Corporate field:
The area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is opening up as promising sector. The nature of job profile ranges from creating proposals for entrepreneurial ventures where the CSR funds can be employed.

Civil Services:
A career in civil services is a dream career for youths, the examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The course syllabus is helpful in student’s preparation for such examination.

Armed/Para-military forces:
Entry to armed services through Combined Defence Services (CDS) and Central Para Military Forces (CAPF).

Policy Research:
The course syllabus prepares student in areas of policy research and policy making, which is growing with governments opening up activities like CM Fellowship program or PM fellowship program etc.