Department of Political Science


The department started functioning in 1981 with the inception of Carmel College under the University of Calicut. In the initial years, classes were handled for the pre-degree students. In 1984 the teachers began taking classes for the BA Sociology which offered political science as a subsidiary paper. Since the year 2002, the department handles the optional papers for MA History Students. The college started BA political science as a recognized unaided course during the year 2002-2003 under university of Calicut.


Empower young women with knowledge on policy decisions and its implications on the political front and imbue their hearts with a sense of commitment towards nation building so that they grow into well informed and participative citizens of the country


  • Help students inculcate in themselves true commitment to participate in the political development of the country.
  • To actively participate in the political process at various levels by taking part in elections.
  • Make them aware of their political rights, duties and responsibilities.
  • Equip them to tackle any situation they might come across in their interactions with the society at large through legal literacy classes.
  • Encourage them to be active committed citizens at the local, district and even state level.
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  • Teaching Staff
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B.A Political Science core courses
Sem. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 PS1B01 Foundations of Political Science 4
2 PS2B01 Concepts of Political Science 4
3 PS3B01 Indian Government and Politics 4
3 PS3B02 Public Administration: Theory and Practice 4
4 PS4B01 Introduction to Comparative Politics 4
4 PS4B02 International Politics 4
5 PS5B01 Research Methodologyt 4
5 PS5B02 Ancient Medieval Political Thought 4
5 PS5B03 Human rights 4
5 PS5B04 India’s Foreign Policy 4
6 PS6B01 Modern Political Thought 4
6 PS6B02 State and Society in Kerala 4
6 PS6B03 Contemporary Issues in International politics 4
6 PS6B04 Development Administration 4
6 PS5B(PR) PS6B(PR) Project -
6 PS6BE03 International Organization and Administration 2
5 PS5D01 Human Rights in India 4
Name Designation Contact No.
Ms. Mary Philip, M.A. Assistant Professor 9995083995 ,
Ms. Ushusmol E. U., M.A., B.Ed. Assistant Professor on contract 9497804692 ,
Ms. Prasanna P. J., M.A. Assistant Professor on contract 9495360717 ,

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