BS Political Science | GIFT University

BS Political Science

Program Description:

State is an alternative term used for a politically organized society. The question whether a society is politically organized or otherwise is dependent on the extent to which the citizens, as one of the constituent elements of state, are conscious of their rights and duties towards the polity.

The 4-year Integrated Program for BS Political Science is designed to streamline the education of political science in Pakistan and bring it in line with the international standard. The course is designed to broaden the knowledge of graduates in diverse fields of political science. For this purpose, different streams of specialization have been provided to be opted by the students in the last two semesters. The program aims at the development of an educated community which is equipped with the potentials to cope effectively with the challenges of modern world.

 

Program Objectives

  • Students will be able to understand the functions of various institutions of government, both in Pakistan and elsewhere.
  • Students will be able to discuss a broad array of concepts related to government and politics, such as the most important political theorists and the ideas associated with them, basic political and governmental structures, processes, and policies at national and international level.
  • The learners will be able to understand the history, structure and operation of the international system, the principal arguments for and against alternative forms of government.
  • The scholars will explain the structural context within which politics takes place, including the role of the economy, society and culture and conflicts over and within those domains.
 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • 12 years education with FA / FSc securing minimum second division (in annual system).
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • The students with 14 years education BA / BSc in the relevant field or equivalent securing minimum CGPA of 2.5/second division (in annual system) may be admitted in 5th (bridging) semester of the program to avail two years exemption on case to case basis.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.
 

Program Structure

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Compulsory Courses

8

22

Foundation Courses

11

33

Major Courses

13

39

Elective Courses

4

12

General Courses form Other
Subjects

8

24

Total

42

130

 


 

Minimum Eligibility:

  • 12 years education with FA / FSc securing minimum second division (in annual system).
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • The students with 14 years education BA / BSc in the relevant field or equivalent securing minimum CGPA of 2.5/second division (in annual system) may be admitted in 5th (bridging) semester of the program to avail two years exemption on case to case basis.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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