Department of Political Science

1.   Name of Dept.    
2.   HOD                              
:   Dr. T. Sarkar
3.   About Department :  

The Post Graduate teaching in Political Science was started in 1954 under Ranchi College, before the establishment of Ranchi University in 1960. The Department has been fortunate to get intellectual stewardship and leadership since its inception. The Department has the credit of launching Masters Course in Public Administration from the session 2009-10 under self- financing scheme. Faculty of the Department has the destination of guiding Foreign nationals for doctoral research.

Research Journal of the Department: A biannual journal “Research Journal of politics and Administration” is published from the Department since 1962-63.

Thrust Area of Research: International Politics and Indian Administration

Research Fellowship: RGNF -10, MAJRF – 5, RU FELLOWSJHIP – 1

 Self-Financing / Vocational Courses:  1. M.A. in public Administration
    Special Papers Taught          
:   International Relation & Public Administration.

4.   Faculty position:





Mobile No.


University Professor

Dr. S. P. Singh

M.A. Ph.D.



Associate Professor

Dr. T. Sarkar

Dr. J. P.Khare

Dr. Illa Singh

Dr. L.K.Kundan


M.A. Ph.D.

M.A. Ph.D.

M.A. Ph.D



Assistant Professor




Admission Eligibility: B.A/ B.A (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester.

Research Degree:

MPhil: Eligibility MA with 55% marks in for General & OBC category and 50% marks for SC/ST category
Duration 1 year (Two semesters)
Doctorate Degrees:
The University awards PhD degree. 
There is also a provision of awarding DLitt  Degree.