POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

ABOUT DEPARTMENT :

The department of Political Science was established in the year 1973 at the undergraduate level. It was started with a view to cater to the needs of the socially backward and economically weaker students of the drought-prone Rayalaseema region.



STUDENT’S PERFORMANCE

Though most of the students come from rural region and belong to low income group, they are highly industrious as revealed by their performance in the university examination.



Result Analysis

The students have achieved very good results in the university examinations. The average pass percentage of the results is shown in the following table for the last four years.


YEAR

I BA

II BA

III BA

2009 -2010
      TO
2012 -2013

 

69.00

 

75.50

 

91.75

The students of this department have also excelled in various extracurricular activities like sports, NSS, NCC.

Many of the previous batch students passed their degree and they are in good position. Some of them are pursuing their higher studies at various colleges and universities.

CRITERION-WISE-ACTIVITIES:

CURRICULAR ASPECTS:


The extent of coverage of syllabus as per the annual plan is reviewed periodically in the departmental staff meetings convened by the I/C of the department. The syllabus is covered as per schedule.



Minutes Book
Action plan Register
Syllabus


ADDITIONAL CURRICULAR ACTIVIES

Some topics, which are not in the syllabus, but useful to the students are taught in theory to enable them to acquire knowledge in the latest developments of the subject. More over they will be of use if they wish to pursue higher studies.


Additional Curricular Inputs

TEACHING, LEARNING& EVALUATION

TEACHING

At the beginning of each academic year an annual academic plan is prepared, where in the entire syllabus is divided into a number of teaching units. Copy of annual academic plan of the lecturer is submitted to the principal.

Annual Academic Plan

The syllabus for each class is completed as per the academic schedule. The daily teaching activities are recorded in a teaching diary regularly.

Teaching Diary

For every class, the lecturer makes a thorough preparation and the synopsis of the topics is recorded in the teaching notes.

Teaching Notes

Bridge course is considered to the I year students in the beginning of the course to benefit the students who do not have Biotechnology al the +2 stage. Bridge classes are also taken before starting some new chapters to introduce the subject.

Bridge Course Material

The students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities such as SEMINARS, GROUP DISCUSSION, DEBATES, QUIZ, QUESTION-ASWERS SESSIONS, etc. to have a thorough understanding of the subject.

Department Activities Register
Register For Seminars
Register For Quiz, Group Discussion

In addition to the conventional methods of teaching, other methods such as CHARTS, PPT modules and CDS are used in order to supplement the process of learning.

Charts
PPT modules
Maps
Study Material
Bridge Course
Paper Clippings


LEARING:

To promote creativity and learning students are made to involve in different activities.. To make the students more involves in the subjects they will be given study projects c and analysis. Some guest lectures by the local eminent persons are arranged to induce the interest in the subject. The students are being trained up to assimilate the subject thoroughly. Students are taken to field visits to create awareness and practical knowledge. To improve learning. capacity of the students assignments are given. For academically weak students remedial coaching classes are engaged.

Register For Student Seminars
Record For Group Discussion/Quiz
Register For Study Projects
Register For Guest Lectures
Register For Field Visits
Register For Student Assignments
Register For Remedial Coaching
Wall Magazine

Question papers of previous examination are discussed to drill the students for the university examination.

Question Papers And Issue Register.

Our students are in the habit of reading news paper and recognize to expand the general awareness in the subject.

Paper Clippings
Wall Magazine

EVALUATION :

Tests are being conducted periodically to evaluate the progress of the students. Academically backward students are identified are remedial classes are conducted for them.

Answer Scripts
Marks Register
Remedial Coaching Register
Result Analysis

RESERCH, CONSULTANCY & EXTENSION

RESEARCH

One staff member P.V. Subba Reddy has finished his M.Phil. on “Role of Media in News Coverage on Conflict between India and Pakistan”, from Vinayaka Missions University, Salem and Pursuing Ph.D. from Yogi Vemana University.

M.Phil. Thesis
M.Phil. Provisional Certificated
Ph.D. Proceedings
Pre-Ph.D. Hall Ticket

CONSULTATION

The department of Political Science has conducted awareness program on voter registration as part of consultation to the Revenue Department, Kadapa. Totally 250+ new voter enrollment forms are presented to them in the month of December 2013.

STUDENTS SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION

Student Support:

The teachers are constantly in touch with the wards and interact frequently with students, solving their problems and counseling whenever required. In general the students are given counseling in the area of career academic & personal and paper clippings are preserved to provide latest information to guide them.

Wards register
Counseling Register
Paper clippings
Academic Competitions Register

Progression

The Final year students are advised to join the P.G. courses. The students who cannot afford to join the P.G. course are advised to join B.Ed. course to become teachers. They are also advised to appear competitive exams like UPSC Civil services, APPSC Group Exams, Bank jobs, RRB, LIC, SSC, Police jobs etc. The Alumni register is maintained to keep track of the old students.

Coaching for PG. Entrance Exam, Material and Old Question Papers
Coaching for Competitive Exams- Groups
Alumni Register