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About MA Political Science Program

Aristotle defines political science as the study of the state in this 21st century world order in general, and inside India, the role of state has changed significantly and demand highly qualified political scientist and research scholar to carry forward the role of different tiers of government in an inclusive and effective way. In the market driven global economy when demand for professional courses are increasing significantly, but the scope and demand of political science has not changed. The M.A entrance on Political Science focuses on political theory, Public Administration, Comparative Politics and International relation.

MA Political Science (JNU) Entrance Exam:


  • Western Political Thoughts
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Political Thought in Modern India
  • International Relations
  • Public Policies in India
  • Comparative Government and Politics


Graduation in any stream from any recognized institution in 10 + 2 + 3 pattern with minimum 50% marks in the qualifying degree exam.

Selection Procedure:

Selection is based on best M.A Political Science JNU Entrance/best JNU M.A Political Science Entrance.

MA Political Science (BHU) Entrance Exam:


For being the best M.A Political Science BHU Entrance/best B.H.U M.A Political Science Entrance, required B.A. (Hons.)/ B.A./B.Sc. (Hons)/B.Sc. under at least 10+2+3 pattern, securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate including all subjects studied at B.A./B.Sc. level except those subjects where only pass marks are required and which do not contribute to the total in the final (degree) marksheet. The subject in which admission is sought must have been studied in all the three years at undergraduate level.

MA Political Science DU Entrance Exam:

Eligibility in Entrance

  • For Being the best M.A Political Science DU Entrance/best DU M.A Political Science Entrance, All the candidatets with B.A.Hons. /B.A. Program/B.A .Pass /B.A. Degree from the University of Delhi or any other Universities recognized as equivalent to the University of Delhi. 50% marks in last qualifying examination.
  • All other graduate (Science/commerce/Engineering etc) from the University of Delhi or any other Universities recognized as equivalent to University of Delhi. 60% marks in the last qualifying examination.

M.A in Political Science in Jamia Millia Islamia

Eligibility Criterion

Candidates who have completed Bachelors’ degree in political science from a recognized University are eligible to apply for this course. Candidates are required to obtain a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate in qualifying examination. In addition to this candidates having completed graduation in Arts/ Science/ Commerce courses are also eligible to apply. Such candidates are required to secure a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate so as to be eligible. Those who have completed Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights and Duties Education will be given special preference.

(SAU) - South Asian university MA in International Relations

Minimum Eligibility

For being the best SAU Political Science Entrance, required 12 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree or 2 year Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.

Format of the Entrance Test Paper

Eligible candidates have to appear for an Entrance Test which will be of 3 hours duration. The question paper will have three parts:

  • Part A tests the applicant’s general awareness about South Asia and will consist of 20 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each. All questions are compulsory in this section.
  • Part B will test the applicant’s understanding of the Social Sciences in general and Political Science/International Relations in particular of the undergraduate level. It will have 20 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each. All questions are compulsory in this section.
  • Part C will test the applicants on their ability to (i) comprehend the subject knowledge (Political Science/International Relations) analytically and critically; (ii) structure a short essay logically; (iii) and write grammatically correct English. It will require the applicant to write 3 short essays of 20 marks each (selected from 6 questions).