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Post Graduate Department of Political Science

           Our vision is to become a nationally well recognized political science department providing individual mentoring a methodologically rigorous program, and an academic community that fosters collaboration. We seek to provide a broad, theoretically focused program, with its commitment to small-group teaching, writing and an ethic of education for citizenship in its post-graduate program and to prepare students to meet challenges in government and public services.
           The Political Science Department seeks to provide students as first –rate scholars, that will equip them to face the challenge of an increasingly leadership in service and prepare them to become active and engaged citizen at local, National and International level.

Special Features -
• Academic excellence and integrity
• Well Qualified teaching.
• Individual attention
• To offer expand educational choice
• Political Science department will strengthen its position by perusing it vision as outlined earlier.
• Help to prepare quality professionals in the field of research, service, outreach and leadership.
• Entrance commitment of faculty, staff and student to the centrality of diversity, social justice and democratic citizenship.
• Sustain a caring, supportive climate throughout the academic period.
• Enhance the effective and efficient management of the department.
• To introduce study of new innovative subjects and related courses.
• To encourage research activities.
• To encourage the student to face competition.
• To develop comprehensive understanding of interdisciplinary issues of society.
• To encourage post-graduate students to study disciplinary subjects.
                The Dept of Nehru Institute of Social Sciences was established in the year 1969. The Government of Maharashtra recognized the M.A. degree course, In March 1981. The Government of India (Vide G.R. F.9 - 19/85- U- 3 date 24- 04 - 87) gave recognition to the teaching programmes and research work of the TMV by granting it recognition as a Deemed University. The Dept of Social Sciences be separated into autonomous departments came into being with effect from September 2005.
Year of Establishment     2005

Board of Studies

The Department of Political Science is part of the Board of Studies for the Faculty of Moral and Social Sciences. All faculties are members of this Board which meets twice a year. The Board discusses and finalizes various academic issues as - Examination Schedule, The Panels for Paper Setting and Assessment, Introduction of New courses, Revision of the Syllabi and others.
Composition Name of the Member
Dean of Faculty
Heads / Co-Ordinators of the Departments Dr. Manik Sonawane
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BOS Member Dr. V K Kshire

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Contact Details
Phone - (020) 24454866, 24433290
Email: politicalscience@tmv.edu.in
Contact Person
For Academic Matters For Administrative Matters
Dr. Manik Sonawane Mrs. Pradnya Peshwe (Administrative Head)
Mrs. Sharmila Borade
Mrs. Ashwini Swami
List of Courses
M.A. in Political Science - Regular
M.A. in Political Science - External
M.Phil in Political Science
Ph.D. in Political Science
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Department facilities
Department of Political Science provides following facilities for students such as
1. Seminar Hall: (Lokmanya Tilak Hall) for various seminars, workshops and presentations so on.
2. Classrooms Comfortable seating arrangement, Well equipped Classrooms with well equipment LCD and slide projector and laptops.
3. Hostels: Ladies Hostel and Boys' Hostel separately.
4. Guest rooms: Five guest rooms with attach bathroom with AC.
5. Library: Computerized and Compact Library with good collection of Periodicals and Journals 2) Computer Lab with Internet Facility 3) Reading Room 4) Institutional / Corporate Access to International Journals, Online Books etc.
6. Separate Wash rooms for Boys and Girls
7. Parking for student.
8. Canteen with concession or subsidies rates for students.
9. Xerox facility.

Research Activities
Conducted one day Workshop on “Human Development Index”; for Ph.D students with coordination of YASHDA, Pune, on 30th March 2013. Faculty Dr. Manik Sonawane has submitted a proposal of Major Research Project to UGC for financial assistance.
Academic Plan
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Course Highlights
• High quality education
• Integration of teaching and research activity.
• Providing individual attention. Minimum student-teacher ratio.
• Providing more flexibility in student education.
• To upgrade syllabus to accommodate new and relevant subject, topics etc.