The salient features of the Department include:
UGC Special Assistant Programme DRS-II Level.
Exchange programmes with prestigious foreign and Indian universities.
Interactions with distinguished Indian and foreign scholars through seminars, conferences, workshops and refresher courses.
Promoting teaching and research in the areas of International Relations and Area Studies in general and South Asia in Particular
Policy input to the makers of India’s foreign and security policies as well as the theoretical understanding of International Relations.
Publication of Scholarly Journals titled International Journal of South Asian Studies.
Publication of Scholarly Books on the Thrust Areas of teaching and research programmes in the Department.