Post-graduate Department of Political
Science came into existence in 1966 under the auspices
of Jammu & Kashmir University, Jammu Division
with two teachers: Prof. Satya Bushan and Dr. Balbir
Singh. Two more teachers -- Dr. Vidya Bushan and Ms.
Sushma Chowdhary joined the Department in July 1967.
When Jammu University came into existence in 1969
two more teachers-- Prof. R.R. Parihar and Dr. R.D.
Sharma were transferred from Post-Graduate Department
of Political Science, Kashmir University to this Department.
To teach Political Science to the students
of the Jammu Division for post-graduate degree in
the subject, to guide the students for research degrees
i.e. M.Phil and PhD, in Political Science and to take
up research projects on themes related to the politics
of the state in particular and national and international
politics in general.
Established in 1966
Academic thrust :-
J&K Politics and Politics of South and
Student's prospects :-
Teaching at different levels from School
to University, Civil Services of the State and the
Union, Journalism, Executive positions in Semi-Governmental
and Non-Governmental Organisations.