The Department of Political Science prepares students to become active and responsible citizens by educating them about the history, philosophical, and constitutional foundations of governing institutions, besides providing insights into leading political values and ideas, and policy making processes. The department invites distinguished scholars for talks and interactive sessions, and organizes conferences on themes of contemporary relevance. The students are prepared for a variety of careers and higher degree programs in fields such as government, education, law, politics, policy, and business. The department facilitates and coordinates Civil Services Training at GSHS.
Political Science courses are designed to impart knowledge and facilitate understanding of various theoretical concepts from ‘Art of Good’ to ‘Good Governance’. The practical applications, conceptual vocabulary and description, methods of inquiry, and analysis of major sub fields such as Political Systems, Public Administration, and International Relations, enrich the student’s learning. The courses offer scope for knowledge application and transferability of skills which would help students in their future endeavors. The programs encourage specializations in the areas of Political Economy, Comparative Politics and Indian Political Process.