Department of Political Science

Head of the Department

Tripathi Rahul

Year of establishment : 1973 (CPIR)
Office Phone : 0832-6519269
Email :

About Us

It has attempted to locate the politics of the state, nation and the region by engaging with both questions of theory and evidences from the field by looking at specific issues and concerns.



Thrust areas

Democracy, Governance, International Relations and South Asia. 
"On Goa, the Department has been part of some pioneering efforts at grassroots democracy through assessing and training Panchayati Raj Institutions, apart from associating with Election Commission of India on gauging and shaping voter's participation in the elections in the state. At the national level, Department faculty (past and present) have engaged with questions of Democracy and Governance with a more recent focus on new modes of political communication. At the regional and global level, the Department has been associated with scholarship on South Asian Regionalism and International Political Economy."

Academic programmes leading to a Degree / Diploma / Certificate :

Programme Intake
M.A. Political ScienceSyllabus 25
Ph.D Political Science5


Name Designation Areas of Interest
Desai PrakashAssistant ProfessorPolitical Theory, Modern Indian Political Thought, Democracy and Civil Society, West Asia with reference to Contemporary Political Discourses.
Shringare Alaknanda P.Assistant Professor
Tripathi RahulProfessor.