Brief History of the Department

Tingkhong College was established in 1972. Tingkhong College is affiliated to Dibrugarh University. It has received Deficit grant in 1987. It is a co-educational Arts College and the Political Science Department has been an indispensible department of the college and is an old department. A large number of students prefer political science as one of the subject of their course every year. In the college honours course in political science was started from 1972. Since then, a number of students have graduated with honours in political science from this college. Similarly, a large number of students have graduated with political science as a subject in their non-honours course.


Name of Programmes/Course Offered (UG): The Department of Political Science, Tingkhong College is offering CBCS Semester Programme Comprises of total six semester.

Programme Outcome (PsO)

Political Science is the basic compulsory courses that have been included in the Honours and non- Honours in UG level.This course enables students to develop an understanding of the basic concepts in political theory and engage in critical analysis of the subject. The subject also gives an opportunity to the students to dwell upon contemporary theories and views of scholars creating a deeper understanding and gain knowledge. The deptt. motivate and inform the students about the opportunities and a future prospects in the field and also to inculcate the values of tolerance, progressiveness and fraternity that contributes towards the making of a healthy and prosperous society.



                                                 Course Outcome


B.A Political Science (Honours)


                                                               Semester -1


Course title:- Understanding Political Theory

Course Code: C-1



Course Outcome: This course introduce the students to the idea of Political Theory, its history and approaches, and an assessment of its  critical and contemporary  trends.


Course Title:-Constitutional Government and Democracy in India

Course Code:-C-2



Course Outcome: This course acquaints with the constitutional design of states structures and institutions, and their actual working over time. The Indian Constitution accommodates conflicting impulses ( of liberty and justice, territorial decentralization  and a strong union for instance) within itself. The course traces the embodiment of some of these conflicts in constitutional provisions and shows how these have played out in political practice.                                               


Generic Elective

Course title:-Nationalism in India

Course Code:-G-1



Course Outcome: The purpose of the course is to help students understand the struggle of Indian people against colonialism. It seeks to achieve this understanding by looking at this struggle from different theoretical perspectives that highlight its different dimensions. The course begins with the nineteenth century Indian responses to colonial dominance in the form of  reformism and its criticism and continues through various phases up to the events leading to the Partition and Independence. The course tries to highlight its various conflicts and contradictions by focusing on its different dimensions: communalism, class struggle, caste and gender questions.




Course Title:- Political Theory- Concepts and Debates

Course Code :- C-3

Credit Code:-6


Course Outcome:- The course helps the students familiarize with the basic normative concepts of political theory. Further this course introduces the students to the important debates in the subject.


Course Title:-Political Process in India

Course Code:-C-4

Credit:- 6


Course Outcome:- This course maps the working of ‘modern’ institutions, premised on the existence of an individual society, in a context marked by communitarian solidarities, and their mutual transformation thereby. It also familiarizes students with the working of the Indian state, paying attention to the contradictory dynamics of modern state power.


Generic Elective

Course Title:- Feminism: Theory and Practice

Course Code:-G-2



Course Outcome:-The aim of the course is to explain contemporary debates on feminism and the history of feminist struggles. Along with a discussion on  construction of gender and understanding of complexity of patriarchy and goes on to analysis theoretical debates within feminism, it also cover the history of feminism in the west, socialist societies and in anti-colonial struggle, further a gendered analysis of Indian society, economy and polity with a view to understanding the structures of gender inequalities.


                                                                    Semester – III


Course Title:- Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics

Course Code:-C-5


Course Outcome:-The purpose of this course is to familiarize the students with the basic concepts and approaches to the study of comparative politics. More specifically the course will focus on examining politics in a historical framework while engaging with various themes of comparative analysis in developed and developing countries.


Course Title:-Perspectives on Public Administration

Course Code:-6

Credit:- 6

Course Outcome:-This course encompasses Public Administration in its historical context with an emphasis on the various classical and contemporary administrative theories.


Course Title:-Perspectives on International Relations and World History

Course Code:7


Course Outcome:-This course seeks to equip students with the basic intellectual tools for understanding International Relations. It introduces students to some of the most important theoretical approaches for studying international relation.


 Generic Elective

Course Title:- Governance: Issues and Challenges

Course Code:-G-3


Course Outcome:-This Course deals with concepts and different dimensions of governance


 Course Title:-Politics of Globalisation

Course Code:-G-3


 Ability Enhancement

 Course Title:-Human Rights in Comparative Perspective

Course Code-Sec-1



Semester –IV

Political Processes and Institutions in Comparative Perspective

Public Policy and Administration in India

Global Politics


Gandhi and the Contemporary World

Understanding Ambedkar

Politics of Globalisation

Ability Enhancement

Democratic Awareness with Legal Literacy


  Semester -V 

Classical Political Philosophy

Modern Indian Political Thought-I

Contemporary Politics in Assam

Development Process and Social Movement in Contemporary India

Ability Enhancement

Peace and Conflict Resolution


 Semester –VI

Modern Political Philosophy

Indian Political Thought –II

Public Policy In India

India’s Foreign Policy in a Globalizing World



Name of the Non Honours-


Semester –I

Introduction to Political Theory


Indian Government and Politics


Comparative Government and Politics


Introduction to International Relations


Administration and Public Policy: Concepts and Theory

 Semester –VI

Understanding Globalization





Present Faculty Member

Name of the Teacher

Date of appoint/Session



1. Mrs. Minoti Hazarika

2. Mr. Bhashkar Neog

3. Manab Gogoi

4. Jogyajyoti Changmai

5. Rodali  Mohan



Session 2017-2022

Session 2018-2022

Session 2021-2022


M.A , M. Phil




Assistant professor

Assistant Professor

Guest Faculty

Guest Faculty

Guest Faculty


Departmental Library

Departmental Library has 300 books.


Student Selection Process for Major Courses:

For Honours course , Students are generally selected on the basis of merit , i e  the marks they obtained in the Higher Secondary Course.

Teaching Methods:

The Department adopts different teaching methods for students . They are –

  1. Used methods of teaching which are involves-
  2. Lecture Method
  3. PPT Classes.
  4. Outdoor Classes.
  5. Field Study.
  6. Students Seminar.
  7. Group Discussion.





  1. Innovative methods: It implies the adoption or experimentation with new methods of learning with the students . It involves
  2. Faculty exchange programme.
  3. Online /Offline lecture programme covered by specialists on particular topics.
  4. Taking students to Educational Tour.
  5. To encourage the students to write on current themes.
  6. Weekly Special speech on a particular topics.
  7. Aware the students about their social responsibilities in the class room.


 Unit tests and class tests are conducted for both Major and Non- Major students and also for the students at the Higher Secondary level. Each Teachers takes classes individually along with  Home Assignments. Moreover a Sessional examamination is conducted by the College authority every year.  After Examination, discussion is held on the question papers and correct their mistakes.


Results of the Department:

Sl. No



Pass Percentage


BA Major in Political Science




BA Major in Political Science




BA Major in Political Science




BA Major in Political Science




BA Major in Political Science




BA Major in Political Science







Students Wall Magazine : There is a wall magazine edited by the students that comes out from this department every year named –“Chetana” Here the students are encouraged to write articles on relevant topics so that they can develop their writing skills.

   The Department also publishes a biennial printed magazine named “Adhar : The Base of Life” 

Research Activities

 A UGC Sponsor Minor Research Project by Bhaskar Neog faculty member of Department of Political Science.

Title of the Project“Voting Behaviors of Tea Gardens Women: Special reference to Voters of Tingkhong and Naharkatia Legislative Assembly Constituencies of Dibrugarh District Assam.”

Project Period/Year- 2015-2017


Extension Activities of the Department:

  1. The Department has organized a workshop on the topic ‘ The changing role of Political system in India ‘  by Dr. Borun Dey, Assistant Professor , Dibrugarh University , Dated on 18/09/2018.
  2. The Department has organized an online talk on the topic ‘ Post Modernism : Its Dimensions’ by Miss Sudakshana Gogoi , Research scholar , Dibrugarh University as  resource person. Dated on 03/03/2022.

Various academic activities:

1.M.A  (Distance) classes have started for Political science Subject in KKHSOU

.2. Remedial Classes for the Honours students of the department.



  1. It has plans of organizing national level seminar, lecture series etc.
  2. The Department is planning to organize a national level seminar basically based on the topic “Youth Empowerment and Human Rights”.
  3. The department has plans for creating a fund to help those students who are from weak financial background having Honours in Political Science.
  4. The Department plans to increase the number of books in the Departmental library.
  5. It has plans for collaboration with the department of Political Science of other nearby colleges for exchanging ideas.
  6. It has plans to organize awareness programmes in the villages nearby regarding different issues like voting awareness , gender issues, human rights, government policies etc.
  7. It has plans to offer Certificate Programme on Human rights, Mock Parliament and Voting awareness.