Political Science



Introduction:The Vision of the founder president of H.K.E. Society Late Shri. Mahadevappa Rampure was to establish the first women’s college in 1965 , was to impart higher education to women to provide excellent education to enrich once personality and to empower women to Hyderabad Karnataka area.

History of the Department :The department of Political Science Established in 1965 with Smt.Indira reddy and strengthened by ideal teachers likes late Prof. C.R.  Bada andProf.C.S.Malipatil, Smt.Ratna Priyadarshini ,Dr. Sumangala Harwal, Dr. S.B. Israji,Dr.Nayanatara.C.A. and Dr. Renukadevi. S.Patil.In 1965 Hyderabad Karnataka region was very much backward. There was a time when people never used to send women out of their houses. At that time Smt. Vijayalakshmi Gurusiddayya the first Principal of this College and the staff  members of this institution infused confidence, vision and encouragement to the students about various subjects and prepared them to come up in their lives.Prof. Indira Reddy, Prof. C.R. Bada and Prof. C.S. Malipatil took much interest in popularizing the subject and created much interest in the students about the subjects of political science. Prof. C.R. Bada worked as Principal of this institution from 07.03.1994 to 2006.Vision

The aim of the department is to create political consciousness and to empower women of this region to be capable citizens of the country.Mission

  • To prepare adequately competent students who understand and apply concepts, theories, and methodologies from different sub fields of Political Science to make sense of the world around them.
  • To familiarize students with the latest developments in the discipline and enable them to acquire substantive knowledge of institutions and processes of government that shape politics within and among nations.


  • To encourage research in the socio- political issues at contribute to the discipline of Political Science.


  • Understand the basic ideals of our constitution.
  • To develop leadership qualities among students.
  • To Increase students caliber.
  • To create awareness of human rights.
  • To Increase knowledge of the political science discipline
  • To increase understanding of basic facts and concepts about the political system
  • To increase knowledge of diverse political systems around the world, including empirical area-based knowledge; broader theoretical understanding of different political systems, institutions and processes; and the changing domestic and global contexts.
  • To increase acquisition of citizenship skills, ethical values, and the ability to understand and appreciate human diversity; and to engage in community life as active citizens.


S.No Name of the Faculty Designation Photo Qualification & Experience BioData
1 Dr.Renukadevi S.Patil Lecturer M.A.,Ph.D. 06 View profile

Courses & Syllabus

The department of Political Science works as per the direction of Akkamahadevi Women University, Vijayapura. The subject of Political Science goes along with two sets of subject’s viz., History, Sociology, and Economics another with literature (Kannada, English, Urdu, and Hindi) and Education.

According to NEP 2020: The subject of Political science goes along with one subject Economics.

Introduced NEP in 2021 Course offered : B.A

Sl.no Course Title of the paper Credits
3 HUMAN RIGHTS – Open Elective OE-1 3
6 INDIAN POLITY ISSUES and concerns -Open Elective OE-2 3
9 B.A /IIIsem B.sc/Bcom IV sem CONSTITUTION OF INDIA (compulsory) 2

Syllabus: Syllabus BA 1st to 6th sem

NEP Syllabus: NEP I & II sem syllabus

 NEP III & IV sem syllabus


YEAR/COURSE 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
I YEAR 44 25 25 39 17 22
II YEAR 42 36 22 24 38 15
III YEAR 65 42 36 22 23 36
TOTAL 151 103 83 85 78 73

Result Analysis:

Department of Political Science Year wise Result

Year Appeared Pass %
2017 81 81 100%
2018 63 62 98%
2019 40 40 100%
2020 36 36 100%
2021 22 22 100%
2022 23 23 100%


Minor Research Project : 

Title                            : Challenges & Perspective of Kalaburagi Zilla Panchayat : A Case Study

Funding Agency       : HKE Society, Kalaburagi

Amount Sanctioned : Rs. 5000/-

Duration                     : 28-01-2021 to 23-12-2022

Seminars, Conferences, Symposia Workshops etc. attended

For the Year 2017-2021

Name of the Seminar/ Conference/ Symposia Workshop, etc. Name of the Sponsoring Agency Place and Date
Participated in two days “Professional development training program for teachers” AWU, Vijayapur 6th Jan 2018
Two days “Professional development training program for teachers” Smt.V.G.Women’s degree college, Kalaburagi 30th – 31st Oct 2018
Participated in two day National Seminar on “Food security in India – Challenges and opportunities”. Smt.V.G.Women’s degree college, Kalaburagi 3rd & 4th April 2019
Participated in the two days national seminar on Kannada TatvapadasahityaAvalkana H.K.E. Society Smt. V.G. Degree College & P.G. Centre Kalaburagi& Department of Kannada Gulbarga University Kalaburagi& Department of Kannada central University Kalaburagi, Kadaganchi 17th & 18th January 2020
Particiing in webinar How the covid – 19 will effect childrens mental Health Govt. S.P.M.R. College of Commerce Jammu organised Department of Comupter Science 1st June 2020
Participated in two days online workshop on Digital Teaching and learning H.K.E. Societys Smt. VeerammaGangasiri Degree College & P.G. Centre for women, Kalaburagi (Karnataka) IQAC Intiative organised by Department of Education 25th to 26th June 2020
Participated in the International webinar on Covid-19, Quarantine and the Aftermates A physiological and psychological Approach Organised by NandedMahilaShikshanSamsathe K.R.M. Mahila (Arts, Commerce & Science MahavidyalayaNanded Dept. of Home Science in Collaboration with Faculty Interdisciplinary Studies S.R.T.M. University Nanded 21st June 2020
Participated in one day National Webinar on Save Nature for Bright future under IQAC Initiactive Sharanabasaveshwar college of Science Kalaburagi under IQAC initiative organised by Department of Botany 5th June 2020
Participated in the one day national webinar on |Co-covid – 19 life & Distancing the Traditional libraries Sharanabasaveshwar College of Science Kalaburagi under IQAC initiative organised by the library & information centre Kalaburagi 4th June 2020
Participation in online Covid-19 pandemic General Awareness Programme Govt. of Karnataka Dept. of Collegiate Education in Govt. First Grade College, Saligramma organised by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Rovers Crew & Dept., of Political Science 27th May 2020
Participated in the National webinar on “Art of Story telling An Education By it self” AcharayaPathsala Evening college of Arts & Commerce Banaglore organised by the department of English 24th June 2020
Online webinar on constitution Day H.K.E. Societys Smt. VeerammaGangasiri Degree college & P.G. CenterKalaburagi An IQAC Initiative In collaboration with Government of India Ministry of Information & Broadcasting 26th Nov 2020
Participated in the webinar on “women Issues” H.K.E. Society’s Smt. V.G. Degree College & P.G. Centre for women Kalaburagi Organised by Arts Ragging Anti Harassment & Counselling cell 19th Dec 2020
Particpated in one day national Wbeinar on “Impact of GST on small Business in rural India orgasation H.K.E. Society’s Smt. C.B. Patil Arts & Commerce Degree College, Chincholi Internal Quality Assurance Cell organised by Department of rural Development & Commerce 10th March 2021


Academic Activities of the Department:

Teachers of the department are actively participating in academic and personal counseling of students in the capacity of union advisor, cultural advisor and welfare officer, etc.

Teacher Exchange Programme

Sl.No Name of the Faculty Date Topic Place
1 Dr.S.B.Israji 5-7-2017 Principles of sound budget At Sharanabasaveshwar College of Arts Kalaburagi
2 Dr.Nayanatara.C.A 21-08-2018 Pressure Groups in India. At Sharanabasaveshwar College of Arts Kalaburagi
3 Dr.Renukadevi .S.Patil 25-8-2022 Human Rights At Sharanabasaveshwar College of Arts Kalaburagi
4 Shivaputrappa S Chikbasti 16-2-2018 Relation between India and SAARC At Smt. V G college for women Klb
5 Shivaputrappa S Chikbasti 21-11-2019 The ideal State of Plato At Smt. V G college for women Klb
6 Dr. Vijayalaxmi A.B 27-11-2022 Civil society At Smt. V G college for women Klb


Highest scorer of the department

SL.no Year Name of the student Percentage
1 2017-18 Renuka Rangappa 70.8%
2 2018-19 Jyothi Neelakanth 88.75%
3 2019-20 Supriya Chandrakanth 86.75%
4 2020-21 Chaitra Shivalingappa 89.25%
5 2021-22 Lata Anil 91.37%

Curriculum and Co-curriculum Activities:

Seminars Conducted in the Department:

As a part of the study we have conducted seminars in different topics usually related to the syllabus and sometimes relevant and current topics every year. The seminars conducted during the academic year 2016-2021.

Year 2017-2018:

Sl.No. Name of the students Class Topics of the Seminar
1. Renuka A.G B.A I Sem Law
2. Kum.Bhagyavanti S.G B.A I Sem Political obligations

Year 2018-2019:

SI.No. Name of the students Class Topics of the Seminar
1. Kum.Sonali S B.A I Sem Elements of the State
2. Kum. Chaitra S B.A I Sem Elements of the State
3. Shailaja V B B.A III Sem Plato’s Justice Theory

Year 2019-2020:

SI.No. Name of the students Class Topics of the Seminar
1. Shailaja V B B.A V Sem Scope and importance of international relations
2. Noorjahan R B.A V Sem Similarities and differences between public and private administration.
3. SyedaShabeena B.A I Sem Basic concepts of Political Science.
4. Lata Anil B.A I Sem Law
5. Sonali S B.A III Sem Parliamentary democracy.
6. Manjula G B.A IV Sem Features of 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act.
7. Siddamma B T B.A II Sem Aristotle’s Revolution.
8. Tabbassum Begum B.A IV Sem National Women Commission
9. Savita S B.A IV Sem State Public Service Commission
10. Mamata R K B.A II Sem Aristotle’s life sketch, works & classification of Government.
11. Tabbassum M B.A VI Sem International organization- Meaning, definitions & Sources.
12. RakshitaSubedar B.A II Sem Plato’s ideal state.
13. Chaitra B.A VI Sem Universal declaration of Human rights.
14. Vijayalaxmi B B.A IV Sem Financial relation between Union and state in emergency period.
15. Kum.Shahshikala B.A II sem Aristotle’s Best State.

Year 2020-2021:

SI.No. Name of the students Class Topics of the Seminar
1 Shabeena BA III sem Federal system
2 Sumangala Parliamentary democracy
3 Shashikala Federal Features of Indian federal system
4 Siddamma Working of parliamentary democracy in India
5 Lata Unitiary features of Indian Federal system
6 SyedaBushra Meaning and features of party system in India
7 Pooja S Features of Indian party system
8 Roopa N Importance and role of Opposition party
9 Kavery R Importance of regional party
10 Mamata R Electrol process and electrol reforms
11 Rakshita S Election commission of India – organization, powers and functions

Program, Program Specific & Course Outcome

1. Common outcomes of the study to understand the world, their country their society as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems social political rights values and responsibility to the self and to others.
2. To understand different disciplines form natural and social sciences to Mathematics and Art and to develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice.
3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in Science and Technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in lifelong learning in various subjects.
4. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively as an individual and 09 member or a leader of a team and have the skills to work effectively in multi disciplinary teams.
5. Therestudydevelop knowledge of theories and concepts in humanities.
6. To understand and follow changes in patterns of political behavior, ideas and structures.
7. Develop the ability to make logical inferences about social and political issues on the basis of comparative and historical knowledge.

B.A.I Semester : Political Science (w.e.f. 2018-19 onwards) PAPER-I BASIC CONCEPTS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
1. Getting knowledge about meaning nature of political science.
2. Acquiring the knowledge about origin of State and Social contract.
3. Knowing about the Sovereignty
4. Getting knowledge of democracy and communism
5. Understanding the law, justice, Human Rights and Duties towards State.
1. Getting information about Western Political thinkers, thinking and their thoughts.
2. Getting knowledge about the Indian Political thinkers, thinking and their thoughts
3. Knowing about the father of political science.
4. Acquiring the knowledge about the truth, non-violence Satyagraha of M..Gandhiji
5. Getting information about aristotles classification of Govt. (Constitution)
1. Understanding the working of Indian Parliamentary democracy
2. Getting knowledge of Indian Federal and Unitary features
3. Getting information about political parties and pressure groups.
4. Acquiring the knowledge of politics of defection, Anti defection Act.
5. Getting the knowledge of the Indian Election system and Electoral reforms
6. Getting information about the Indian Coalition politics.
B.A. IV Semester : Political Science Paper IV : Political Process and Institutions in India – Part-II
1. Getting the information union and State relations like legislative, administrative and financial.
2. Knowledge about the UPSC, National Human Rights Commission and National Women Commission.
3. Getting the information about the 73 constitutional Amendment and Karnataka Panchayatraj Institutions.
4. Seeks abouts the problems of Panchayatraj Institutions.
5. To understand the illiteracy gender inequality castism and Communalism and Regionalism
6. Understand the Women related Issues in India.

1. The course will introduce to the student the key issues and details of the political process in post independence India
2. It will also try to develop among students a perspective to understand and analyze Indian Politics
3. The aim is to help students understand the expansive meaning of political process as it shapes and electoral system party politics in the form of mass mobilizations and as politics of interests.
I. Getting the information of world Government like USA. Its Constitution.
II. Getting the knowledge of USA Federal Govt. Legislature executive judiciary
III. Acquiring the information of USA party system, role of pressure groups etc.
1. It giving the knowledge of meaning, nature Scope of Public administration and as well as similarities between public and private administration.
2. Getting the knowledge of principles of organization like Hierarchy, span of control delegation of authority line and staff agencies.
3. It provides knowledge of management and recruitment, training promotion retirement discipline and morale
4. It helps the getting the information of budget.
The course seeks to help students understand important concepts, approaches and theories of public administration. The course aims to equip students with understanding of the latest developments in the field of Public administration. The course will be useful for students who seek to understand and analyze broad transformation in the study of public administration in the course of changes in Socio economic and political life.
1. Getting the information of Indian Administration cabinet Secretariat P.M. Office, Ministries,
Departments, Citizens administration – Right to information Act 2005.
2. Getting the knowledge about – All India services UPSC, SPSC Chief Secretary
3. To understand about problem of Corruption in administration.
4. To getting the knowledge about the controller and Auditor General of India CVC and Lokpal and Lokayukta.
5. Acquiring the knowledge about the planning commission its role and National Development Council.
I. Getting information of international relations.
II. Acquiring the knowledge about the Geography, Population Natural resources, Science and Technology
III. Getting information Foreign policy Diplomacy propaganda and war
IV. Getting knowledge about the international Terrorism peace
V. To understand the balance of power collective Security Disarmament and Arms Control and its problems and issues.

Political Science Major Course has a Significant trust on Indian Constitution, Indian Politics and System of Government, law and justice and duties political process in India deals Ideas of the out parliamentary democracy system getting the awareness of Election, coalition politics and roll of pressure groups. Public administration, modern Government and International Relation. It is also requires students to study of the constitution of China Switzerland UK & America. Western and Indian Political thought, Indian administration and Indian Constitution. The course familiarize the students with different approaches to the study of politics and orients them on contemporary political problems and behavior thus enabling them to formulate a general idea on political phenomena. It also helps them to comprehend the basic structure and processes of Government systems.

The course prepares students for pursuing higher education in political science. It orients students towards national and state level competitive examinations like APSC, UPSC etc. many students also pursue courses in law.

Future Plans

  1. To take up more extension activities involving students.
  2. To take up Add-on courses.
  3. To conduct seminar/ conferences at state and national level


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BA/BSc Course

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BBA - 86.67% - 9th Rank

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MSc Course

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7.68 Grade - 4th Rank