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POLITICAL SCIENCE


DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION AND ITS SALIENT FEATURES
THE BRITISH EXECUTIVE: THE CROWN AND THE CABINET
THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT: THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND THE HOUSE OF LORDS
THE BRITISH JUDICIAL SYSTEM AND THE BRITISH PARTY SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ITS SALIENT
FEATURES
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
THE AMERICAN LEGISLATURE: THE US CONGRESS
COLONIAL LEGACIES AND LEGACIES OF THE FREEDOM MOVEMENT
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, MAKING OF THE INDIAN

PHILOSOPHY AND IDEALS OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION AND ITS SALIENT FEATURES
DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY
GOVERNMENT AT THE UNION LEVEL: THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA,THE VICE- PRESIDENT, THE
COUNCIL OF MINISTERS AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
THE PARLIAMENT OF INDIA COMPOSITION, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND LEGISLATIVE
PROCEDURE
GOVERNMENT AT THE STATE LEVEL: THE EXECUTIVE (THE GOVERNOR, THE COUNCIL OF
MINISTERS AND THE CHIEF MINISTER) ; THE LEGISLATURE (VIDHAN SABHA AND VIDHAN PARISHAD)
JUDICIARY IN INDIA: SUPREME COURT AND HIGH COURTS; JUDICIAL REVIEW AND JUDICIAL
ACTIVISM
NATURE OF INDIAN FEDERALISM: DIVISION OF POWERS BETWEEN THE UNION AND THE STATES
LOCAL-SELF GOVERNMENT IN INDIA
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES OF INDIAN CITIZENS
POLITICAL PARTIES; NATIONAL AND REGIONAL POLITICAL PARTIES
ELECTION COMMISSION, ELECTORAL REFORMS
ISSUES IN INDIAN POLITICS: CASTE, COMMUNALISM
POLITICAL SCIENCE AS A DISCIPLINE
APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
STATE
SOVEREIGNTY
FORMS OF GOVERNMENT
DEMOCRACY
DEVELOPMENT OF THE 1982 CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND ITS
SALIENT FEATURES
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT: NATIONAL PEOPLE’S CONGRESS,
STANDING COMMITTEE, PRESIDENT, STATE COUNCIL, PREMIER AND CENTRAL MILITARY COMMISSION
THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SWISS CONSTITUTION AND ITS SALIENT FEATURES
THE SWISS EXECUTIVE: THE FEDERAL COUNCIL
THE SWISS LEGISLATURE: THE FEDERAL ASSEMBLY
THE SWISS JUDICIARY: THE FEDERAL TRIBUNAL
DIRECT DEMOCRACY IN SWITZERLAND: REFERENDUM AND INITIATIVE
THE SWISS PARTY SYSTEM