The mission of the department is to impart knowledge and create consciousness by instilling
socio-political awareness through learning and Practice, thereby building a politically
aware and socially responsible society.
To create environments
of learning for students to fully realize their potential and encourage innovative
To impart emphasis on
learning by doing method through seminar, discussion etc.
To help the academically
/ mathematically disadvantaged students through the conduct of remedial classes on a
To upgrade the
To undertake activities
towards personality development of the students.
To conduct social
To conduct awareness
programme on environment.
To inculcate civic
responsibility of the department.
To provide financial
assistance for the economically disadvantaged students of the department.
Achievements So Far:
Opening of Major Course
Results of Students :
Results have been improving year by year. Students of H.S. regularly getting star marks
in Political Science. In TDC (1+1+1) Final exams, our department has recorded hundred
(100%) percent pass percentage from the year 2010 to 2012.
In the year 2010, our
student Manika Das had secured First Class 4th (with Distinction) position in B.A. Major
Exam. conducted by the G.U.
In the year 2012, four
of our students – Nipan Haloi,Jyotika Choudhury, Rashmi Bora and Madhabi Singh had
One faculty member of
the department Mr. Kamal Medhi was bestowed the M.Phil degree in the year 2009.
History of the Department:
With the establishment of the
college in 1978, the department of Political Science also came into being. Major courses
were introduced from the 1992-93 session. Past and present professors associated with this
department are as follows:
- Mrs. Geeta Choudhury.
- Mr. Bijoy Gogoi.
- Mrs. Niva Thakuria.
- Mr. Khagen Ch. Boro.
- Mr. Shantanu Chakrabarty.
- Mrs Malabika Choudhury.
- Mrs. Indrani Choudhury Mahanta.
- Mrs. Dharitri Thakuria.
- Mr. Kamal Medhi
- Miss Debashmita Chakraborty
- Chayanika Bora
Students are admitted on overall merit basis for the general courses. For Major Course
entrance test is conducted with the cut of marks at 50 in respective subject.
Internal Assessment System:
Internal assessment system conducted through unit test. To evaluate the students, unit tests
are held by the dept. from time to time. However, from the session 2004-05, seminar
presentation, group discussion, debate, home assignment etc. are doing among the students of
Facilities and Assets:
The students are our main asset. Besides this, department has its own library with around
400 books and 8 journals. In the Central library, 802 text book, 439 references and 3
journals are available.
A departmental seminar
was organized on 27th August, 2011, with equal participation by the students from all
the three years under the Major course. Presided over by the Head of the Department, Mr.
Khagen Ch. Boro and attended by other faculty members – Mrs. Indrani Choudhury Mahanta,
Mrs. Dharitri Thakuria and Mr. Kamal Medhi.
A departmental debate on
the topic, “Look East Policy is beneficial for North-East India” was organized on 20th
October, 2011. Presided over by the Head of the Department, Mr. Khagen Ch. Boro and
attended by other faculty members – Mrs. Indrani Choudhury Mahanta, Mrs. Dharitri
Thakuria and Mr. Kamal Medhi, the debate was participation from all students enrolled
under Political Science (Major) course.
A departmental seminar
was organized among the students of Political Science (Major), Second Semester on 22nd
March, 2013.All the faculty members of the Department and students of second and fourth
semester, Political Science (Major) attended and participated in the seminar.
A departmental seminar
was organized among the students of Political Science (Major), Fourth Semester on 21st
March, 2013, Inaugurated by Mrs. Indrani Choudhury Mahanta, the students presented
various topics in various groups.
The departmental journal
of the Department of Political Science, “Janachintan” was inaugurated on 22nd May, 2013
by the Honorable President of the Governing Body of Dispur College.The function was
presided over by the College Principal, Dr. Amar Saikia and was attended by all the
faculty members of the college.
The Department of
Political Science have organised a field trip for the major students of 4th & 6th
semester to Tezpur the cultural capital of Assam.
The major students of
the Political Science department from time to time organise freshers social, Teachers
day where all the students participate and take active parts. During these kinds of
functions the students performs to the best of their abilitices.
Students are helped
regularly by the teacher by providing reference books, reading materials and all
held for all major students.
Home assignments given
to the major students.
Some of the major
students of the department are actively participated in NCC and NSS team.
Strategies for future:
To undertake research
publication and project.
To implement innovative
methods of teaching.
To organise a state
To regularly organise
lectures by prominent personalities for the benefit of the students.
To undertake educational
tour, exchanges programme and promote socio-cultural activities.
Mr. Kamal medhi, a part time lecturer of the dept has worked in ‘UNICEF’ sponsored project
“PROFILE ON WOMEN PANCHAYAT FUNCTIONARIES IN ASSAM” as district project Co-ordinator,
carried out by Women Studies and Research Centre, Gauhati University.
We supplement the conventional lecture method with the learning by doing method.
Students are always given informal academic counselling both inside and outside the
classroom. However, academic counselling is now being undertaken through the Career
Counseling and Guidance Cell. They are also provided with career opportunity along with
The department has undertaken one Survey on political awareness of the people of Saukuchi
revenue village near Lakhara Tinali, Guwahati. The main idea behind the survey was to study
the political awareness of the villagers, which is near the Guwahati City. The department
along with the education department conducted another survey in 2001-2002. The dept. also
conducted a yoga Workshop in August 2002 along with the Economics dept. An educational tour
was undertaken by the Department to the epic centre of Ahom history- Sivasagar, for the
students of B.A. 3rd year.