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Bachelor of Arts [BA]- Political Science

Bachelor of Arts in Political science is an undergraduate course that is pursued by people interested in political science and civil services. This course takes a total of 3 years for completion and the syllabus of the course is further divided into 6 semesters. Bachelor of Arts in Political science provides a prologue to the basics of politics along with the structure of a nations’ Government and the way in which they function.  This degree course includes the study of hypothesis and practices in relation to politics and teaches the candidate to analyse the political systems as well as behaviours thoroughly. This course will allow the student to have an insight into the structure of national along with international politics by the advent of teaching the following subjects thoroughly:

  1. Governmental policies and procedures
  2. Historical and modern political systems
  3. International relations
  4. Public administration
  5. Public affairs

Eligibility Criteria

  1. For any student to take admission in Bachelor of Arts in Physical education will need to qualify intermediate or a proportionate examination with having a minimum of 60% marks which might decrease to 55% for the SC/ST category.
  2. The students from any of the streams in intermediate can opt for the course.

Average fees:

The fees that a student will have to pay for getting admission in Bachelor of Arts in Political Science would fall under the range of INR 10 thousand to 1.5 lakhs per year.

Skills developed:

The students who are looking forward to getting a Bachelors degree in Political Science will need to have some specific skills and few of them are mentioned below:

  1. Analytical reasoning
  2. Decision-making skills
  3. Determination
  4. Environmental politics
  5. Foreign policies
  6. Hardworking
  7. Interpersonal skills
  8. Political theory
  9. Research
  10. Written communications

Job Opportunity:

The candidates of Bachelors of Arts in Political Science will have job openings in various professions that are highly paid. The major jobs for which the students of this course will be eligible are as follow:

  1. Campaign Organiser
  2. City Housing Administrator
  3. Corporate Adviser
  4. Corporate Social Policy Issues Analyst
  5. Corporation Legislative Issues Manager
  6. International Research Specialist
  7. Labour Relations Specialist
  8. Legislative Analyst
  9. Legislative Coordinator
  10. Policy Analyst
  11. Political Commentator
  12. Public Affairs Research Analyst
  13. Public Opinion Analyst
  14. State Legislator

The higher education after the course:

After the completion of the course, the student can look forward to studying further which will improve the skill set of a candidate and at the same time will allow the student to get a better and a high paid job. Some of the areas for higher education are as follow:

  1. M.A in Political Science
  2. Ph.D. in Political Science
  3. M.Phil. Degree in Political Science
  4. Indian Civil Services exams

Mode of study:

The student can opt for the fulltime course and will also have the option to do part time study course and distance learning can also be opted for.

Average salary after doing the course:

Any student after doing this course can get a basic salary of 4.75 Lakhs per annum which will further keep on increasing with time on the basis of improved skills and experience.

Top Rated Institutes:

S.No Institute Name Course Duration Fees (Per Annum) Rating Location Action
1 Galgotias University 36 Months Rs. 50000


Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh View Details