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Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science was established in the year 1959. It aims to create an atmosphere of academic excellence among students of the department and help develop the abilities of faculty members. Students are encouraged to read literature pertaining to Political Theory, Processes, Management, International Relations and Public Administration. The department makes use of visual aids, conducts exposure visits, Panel Discussions, Group Discussions, Seminars and Paper Presentations. Efforts are made to help the students improve argumentative and writing abilities. Computer learning is encouraged by group activities. The department in collaboration with NGO and other bodies organizes national seminars / workshops related to current political issues.

Under following Combinations the subject Political Science is offered at under graduate level
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Political Science, Economics, History.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Political Science, History, Kannada Major.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Political Science, Economics, Sociology.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Political Science, Sociology, Kannada Major.

B.A Semester I – Understanding Political Theory.
B.A Semester II – Major Political Thinkers.
B.A Semester III – Ideology and Politics in India.
B.A Semester IV – Political Institutions and Processes in Comparative Perspective.
B.A Semester V – International Relations (opt), Public Administration (opt), Political Sociology (opt).
B.A Semester VI – International Politics (opt), Fundamentals of Management (opt), Leadership (opt).

Distinguished Alumni
Mr Kishore Alva, Joint President, Adani Groups Ltd.
Rev. Fr Maxim Rosario, Administrator, St Joseph Seminary, Jeppu, Mangalore.
Rev Fr Rudolph Ravi D’sa, Administrator for Medical Education, Fr Mullers Hospital, Mangalore.
Rev Fr Alwin Serrao, Principal, Padua College, Mangalore.
Mr Jeevan Austin, Post Graduate, King University, London.
Ms Ruth Esther D’Souza, Media Studies.
Mr Praveen Nayak, Karnataka Administartive Services.
Ms Neetha Rebello- Labour Department Bangalore.
Ms Jaideep Shenoy, Active Journalist- English Daily.
Mr Praveen Chandra Alva Corporator, Padil, Mangalore.


Dr Rose Veera D’Souza, D’Souza
Associate Professor, HOD
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Ms Maria Shaila D’Souza D’Souza
Mr Alwin D’Souza
Assistant Professor
Dr Joyce Sabina Lobo
Assistant Professor
M.A., NET, Ph.D