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Departmental Profile

The department of Political Science, under the school of Social Sciences, started functioning in 1995. The objective of the curriculum designed in the department is to train P.G. students thoroughly in all branches of the discipline, Focusing on classical themes and recent development. The course content is wide ranging. The curriculum covers theoretical conceptual and empirical aspects of the discipline. This provides the students with necessary conceptual awareness to undertake further specialized studies and research activities.

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Program Course Structure Timetable
M.A(by course work) Four Semester 65 M.A(Syllabus)
M.Phil-Ph.D (course work) One Semester Syllabus for Pre-Phd and MPhil(By Coursework)
M.Phil(by course work & dissertation)
Ph.D. (by course work and research work)
D.Litt(by research work)

Faculty

Name Designation Area of Specialization Email & Contact
R. R. Dhamala, Ph.D Professor Public Administration, Human Rights ranju.r.dhamala@aus.ac.in
rdhamala@gmail.com
Debasish Bhattacharjee, Ph.D. Professor Govt.and Politics in India,Modern Political Analysis,Politics inNorth East India. debasish.bhattacharya@aus.ac.in
bhattacharjeedb@gmail.com
Prof. Joyati Bhattacharya, Ph.D. Professor International politics, India’s Foreign Policy joyati09@gmail.com
Tenapalli
Hari,  Ph.D
Associate
Professor
International Relations tenepalli.hari@aus.ac.in
P. Kanaka Rao.M.Phil.Ph.D Astt. Professor Political
Theory, Methodology of Social Sciences.
putchakayala.kanaka.rao@aus.ac.in
Harsha S., Ph.D.
Astt. Professor Political Sociology, Comparative Public Administration & Research Methodology harsha.s@aus.ac.in
Debotosh Chakraborty, M.Phil. Ph. D. Astt. Professor Political Sociology, Local Governance, Research Methodology chayan77@gmail.com
N. Bijen Meetei, Ph.D. Astt. Professor Political Theory, Multiculturalism nameirakpam.bijen.meetei@aus.ac.in
bijenmeetei@rediffmail.com
Tapan Das . Ph.D Astt. Professor Democracy and Political Activism, North East Politics,Research Methodology tapan.das@aus.ac.in
tapandas.49@yahoo.com
Mahan Borah.Ph.D Astt. Professor Regional Politics, Society and Politics in South Asia. mahan.borah@aus.ac.in
MosesKharbithai. Ph.D Astt. Professor Politics of Indian Diaspora and Development, Comparative
Politics
moses.kharbithai@aus.ac.in

Head of Department

Prof. Joyati Bhattacharya
  (03842) 270833 (O)

Placement

Many of the students who have passed out from the department are now serving as faculty members in colleges and other institutions of learning within and outside of North-East India and also found placements in various Government and Private sector organizations.