Circular : MA Entrance

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
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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Kapur, A.C., Political Science. New Delhi: S. Chand, 2007