BA Political Science

Programme Overview

The BA in Political Science programme at MIT-WPU delivers a thorough exploration of contemporary political theories, national and global political systems, and developing perspectives on governance and policy-making. With a comprehensive curriculum, it acquaints students with multifaceted aspects of government administration, both national and international politics, and diplomatic relations. Practical courses like Political Communication, Research Methodology, and Academic Writing enhance its application-oriented approach. The programme aims to foster critical thinking and a profound comprehension of political landscapes, effectively preparing graduates for diverse and rewarding career paths in public administration, policy analysis, diplomatic services, journalism, research, and academia. Graduates of this programme emerge well-equipped with a nuanced understanding of political systems, governance, and policy frameworks, enabling them to navigate and contribute effectively across various professional domains. Their adeptness in critical analysis and political communication empowers them to excel in roles within public administration, policy analysis, diplomatic services, journalism, research, and academia.

3 Years

Last Date To Apply : 31 May 2024
Programme Name

BA Political Science

Fee Per Year

Rs. 65,000

Scholarship Name Xth Score XII Score
Dr. Vishwanath Karad Scholarship (100%) 90 & Above 85 & Above
MIT-WPU Scholarship I (50%) 88 & Above 83 & Above
MIT-WPU Scholarship II (25%) 85 & Above 80 & Above

Note: Student will have to qualify both the criteria i.e. Xth Aggregate Score and XIIth Aggregate Score for availing the scholarship.

Scholarship DetailsScholarship Details


Minimum 50% aggregate score in 10+2/Class 12th or in equivalent examination with English subject (at least 45% marks, in case of Reserved Class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only)
Minimum 50% aggregate score in 3-year Diploma from any Govt approved Institution or equivalent with English as a subject.

Selection Process

The selection process is based on 12th aggregate marks and a Statement of Purpose (500 words) written by the student for eligible candidates.

Programme Highlights
  • Regularly updated curriculum to reflect current industry trends and needs.
  • Highly qualified faculty from prestigious universities with teaching and research experience from both Indian and international institutions.
  • Guest lectures from eminent industry experts are part of the Samvaad Series
  • Specialised certifications that add value and enrich student profiles
  • Biography studies and film and documentary appreciation classes
  • Capstone and research projects aligned with the student’s field of study
  • Experiential learning through innovative pedagogical approaches
  • Yoga, Meditation, and the Peace Programme for spiritual and holistic education
  • 100% internship and placement assistance through the Mentor-Mentee System
  • Rural, National and International immersion programmes for field-based learning opportunities
  • 100+ student-led clubs that cater to varied interests, from technology to drama
  • Encouraging an entrepreneurship mindset through funding, mentoring, and network connection in MIT-WPU Pune Technology Business Incubator (TBI)
  • Dedicated Centre for Industry-Academia Partnerships (CIAP) facilitating internships and placements with top organisations.
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Programme Outcomes
  • Develop the capacity to acquire, synthesize, and critically assess scholarly arguments, scrutinizing both their underlying assumptions and their theoretical and empirical components.
  • Cultivate the skills to identify problems, generate a spectrum of potential solutions, evaluate and choose the most suitable alternative, and effectively implement and follow up on the selected solution.
  • Master the ability to listen attentively, read with comprehension, articulate thoughts clearly, and write effectively, both in person and through electronic mediums, using English, regional languages.
  • Demonstrate empathetic social consciousness and an informed approach to addressing societal issues. Advocate for sustainable development practices.
  • Instill a commitment to scientific inquiry and reasoning, paving the way for the generation of novel knowledge through research endeavours.
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