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Political Science & Public Administration


  • The Department of Political Science came into being in the year 1981 consequent on the bifurcation of the till then composite Department of History and Politics.
  • Syllabi for all programmes are fully consonant with that prescribed by the UPSC for All India Civil Services Examination (both for Preliminary and Main Examinations)
  • A Master's Programme which can prepare the students for successfully taking on the All India Civil Services Examinations conducted by the UPSC and other examinations conducted by State Public Service Commission.
  • Qualified faculty members committed to producing tomorrow's Bureaucrats/Higher Civil Servants
  • A setting where interaction of faculty and students is encouraged.
Highlights of the Programmes
  • A student friendly ambience where interaction of faculty and students are encouraged
  • A well qualified and dedicated teaching faculty committed to producing tomorrow's teachers and bureaucrats.
  • A Master's Programme which can prepare the students successfully taking on the All India Civil Services Examinations (UPSC) and other State Public Service Commissions (TNPSC).
Research Thrust Areas
  • National Integration
  • Panchayat Raj Studies
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
Resource Generated & Research Output (in the last 5 years)
  • Project Grants: Rs. 56.5 lakhs
  • Books /Book Chapters Published: 36
  • Papers Published: 74
  • Ph.Ds Awarded: 13
Job Opportunities
  • Teaching and Research.
  • State and Central Govt.
  • Media and Policy Making
  • Political Analyst
  • State and Centre Legislator
Programmes Offered
  • M.A. Political Science (Five Year Integrated)
  • M.A. Political Science (Two Year CBCS)
  • M.A. Public Administration (Two Year CBCS)
  • M.Phil. Political Science
  • M.Phil. Public Administration
  • Ph.D. Political Science
  • Ph.D. Public Administration (Regular, Part Time & External)
Contact
The Professor and Head
Department of Political Science & Public Administration
Annamalai University
Mobile : 9443338607
Tel : 04144-238282 - Ext.322
e-mail : annamalaipolitical@gmail.com