Ph.D. Politics & International Studies

The objective of the Programme is to offer comprehensive training in various areas of International Relations and Politics. The thrust areas of PhD programme in the Department of Politics & International Studies include Security and Strategic Studies,India’s Foreign Policy, India’s strategic culture,Internatinal Organisation, International Political Economy and other related areas.

Focus Areas


of the program

India's foreign Policy

Various aspects of India's foreign Policy and Relations since independence

International Organisation

Various dimensions of the functioning of International Organisations

International Political Economy

Theoretical aspects of International Political Economy.India's trade and economic relations with major coutries of the world.

Inda's neighbourhood

Focussed study on India's relations with its immediate neighbours,Regional and sub-regional organisations

Who can prefer this Course


The selection is based on an Entrance Test of two hours. The question paper will consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions at UG level in the areas of International Relations (35), Indian Polity (35) Political Theory and Thought (15) Research Methodology (15). Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in Political Science, International Relations, Area Studies, Public Administration and Defence Studies
Political Science
International Relations
International Economics & Research Aptitude

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