Circular : MA Entrance/Admissions- Political Science

Published on: 14-06-2018 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 2018-2019
All students are requested to submit hardcopies of their online application forms along with photocopies of their necessary certificates to the Head of the Department on or before 29th June, 2018
Schedule of Entrance Examination for Students who have completed their Bachelors in disciplines other than Political Science

Written Test*  (70%)  Thursday, 28.6.2018, 2.00 pm-3.00 pm                         
Personal Interview (30%) Friday, 29.6.2018 2.00 pm-4.00 pm
  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
  • State and its relationship with society, government and the nation
  • Sovereignty
  • Power, authority and legitimacy
  • Law
  • Liberty
  • Equality
  • Rights and duties
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