Notification : MA - Political Science Entrance: Schedule and Syllabus

Published on: 03-06-2019 FACULTY OF ARTS >> Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science
Faculty of Arts
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Vadodara, Gujarat, India - 390 002
Accredited “A” by NAAC
M.A. Political Science 2019-2020
Schedule of Entrance Examination for Students who have completed their Bachelors in disciplines other than Political Science
Written Test*  (70%)                                      25-06-2019                  1.30pm – 2.30 pm
Personal Interview (30%)                               26-06-2019                  10.00am – 11.00 am
Declaration of List of Admitted Students     29-06-2019                  2.00pm
Venue: Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
*The written test will be of 6 questions, of which the candidate would be expected to answer any 3. All questions would be essay type.
Course for Entrance Examination

  • Meaning and scope of Political Science
  • Meaning and essential elements of the state
  • Power, authority and legitimacy
  • Liberty
  • Equality
  • Parliamentary and Presidential Forms of Government
  • Indian Constitution: Features, Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
  • India’s Foreign Policy
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Agrawal, R.C., Political Theory. New Delhi: S. Chand, 2004
Coutler, Edwin, Principles of Politics and Government. New York: McGraw Hill, 1996
Gokhale, B.K., Political Science. Mumbai: Himalaya, 2006
Kapur, A.C., Political Science. New Delhi: S. Chand, 2007
Basu, D. D., Introduction to the Constitution of India, 1960
Khanna, V.N., Foreign Policy of India, 1997