BA/BS Political Science and International Relations

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About the Program

The BA in Political Science and International Relations at DBS Global University is a dynamic and comprehensive program that explores the intricate interplay of politics, governance, and global affairs.

Through a diverse curriculum, gain deep understanding of political systems, international relations theories, and critical analysis of global issues. The program fosters analytical thinking, research skills, and a nuanced understanding of diplomacy. With a focus on contemporary challenges, it prepares for careers in diplomacy, government, international organizations, and various sectors where a profound understanding of political dynamics is crucial.

Advantage @DGU

  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 250+ Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.

USPs of the Program

Global Perspective

Gain a nuanced understanding of global politics and international relations, preparing for roles in diplomacy, government, and international organizations.

Holistic Understanding

Delve into a comprehensive study of political science and international relations, bridging theory with practical insights to develop a holistic perspective.

Cutting-edge Research

Be part of cutting-edge research initiatives, allowing to contribute to the field's advancement and stay at the forefront of political and international dynamics.

Simulations and Debates

Participate in dynamic simulations and debates, honing critical thinking and public speaking skills for a successful career in diplomacy or policy analysis.

Language Proficiency

Enhances language skills, with a focus on diplomacy and negotiation techniques crucial for international relations.

Career Opportunities

  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Government and Public Policy Analyst
  • Journalism and Reporting
  • International Business and Trade
  • Global Development
  • Human Rights and Conflict Resolution
  • Research and Consultancy

Course Structure

Semester I Semester II
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Fine Arts 3 Linguistic Proficiency 3
Indian Civilizations 3 Social and Political Formations 3
History of Ideas 3 Political Processes and Dynamics of State Politics in India 3
Introduction to Political Science 3 International Political System 3
Introduction to International Relations 3 Theories of International Relations 3
Foundations of Political Economy 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 2 2
Semester III Semester IV
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
English for Professional Development (EPD) 3 Foreign Language 3
Public Policy and Governance in India 3 Ideology and Politics 3
Foreign Policy Analysis 3 International Politics of Mass Communication 3
Minor Paper 1 3 Minor Paper 2 3
Comparative Politics 3 Media and Politics in India 3
The Politics of International Economic Relations 3 Comparative Environmental Policy 3
Political Institutions in India 3 Global Trade and Economic Diplomacy 2
International Media and Communication 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 4 2
Semester V Semester VI
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Internship 3 Global Trade and Economic Diplomacy: 3
Intellectual Property Rights 2 Foreign Policy of India 3
Introduction to Critical Thinking 2 Political Economy of Development in India 3
International Trade Law 3 Global Ethics and Justice 3
Minor Paper 3 3 Minor Paper 4 4
Nationalism and Identity Politics 3 Capstone Project 4
Tribal Politics and Indigenous Rights 3
Open Elective 5 2

Suggested Minors:

1. History

History Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 History of Early India 3
2 Society and Culture in Medieval India 3
3 Political History of Medieval India: 12th to Mid 16thCentury 3
4 Ancient Indian Epigraphy and Numismatics 3

2. Philosophy

Philosophy Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Indian Philosophy 3
2 Foundations of Western Philosophy 3
3 Logic, Reasoning & Methodology 3
4 Modern Indian Thinkers 3

3. English

English Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Graphic narratives 3
2 Indian writing in English 3
3 Literature and cinema 3
4 History of English Literature 3

4. Sociology

Sociology Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Sociology 3
2 Political Sociology 3
3 Urban Sociology 3
4 Sociology of Work 3


To pursue this program student must have

Min. 60% in XII with appereance in National Level Entrance Examinaiton + Online Interview + Writing Test ( Merit on the basis of cumulative Score on the basis of X+XII + Online Interview + Writing Test )

How to Apply

In order to pursue this program, the students can talk to our counceller or use links below for further details:

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Ensuring Great Career

At DBSGU each student gets the opportunity to appear for more than 250+ companies each year and each student is able to get the optimum placement deserved. The maximum take home salary has been Rs. 20.5 Lakhs & CTC 23.5 Lakhs. Based on the intensity of training and exposure involved in the management program chosen by students at DBSGU, they are offered positions ranging from Mid-level Manager, Functional Expert, Consultant (Entry Level), Entry Level Managerial and Domain Trained positions.

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