The Department of Political Science came into being during the academic session 1968-69 with only 16 students on its rolls. During the last 46 years the Department has not only grown in its size but also expanded in its academic activities and research output. The Department has produced so far, 4 D.Litts., 60 Ph.Ds and about 200 M.Phils. Besides, about 550 dissertations have been produced by the M.A. students under the supervision and guidance of the teachers of the Department. The Department has successfully organised the All India Political Science Conference as well as many National Conferences/Seminars and Workshops. Moreover the Department has conducted many UGC-Funded Refresher Courses in Political Science. The Department received financial assistance from the UGC under its Special Assistance Programme (DRS). The Department follows Semester pattern of examination.
In the recent U.G.C-sponsored National Seminar on Indo-US Relations in 21st Century the top-notch U.S diplomat Mr. William H. Avery had graced the function and delivered the Key-note address. Besides, Professor Charles Borges of Maryland University, U.S.A in his visit to the department had interacted with the students and staff on the theme “Indo-Canadian Relations; A Paradigm Shift”