Best DU Colleges For Pursuing Political Science Honours

Best DU Colleges For Pursuing Political Science Honours
Best DU Colleges For Pursuing Political Science Honours

Political Science is such a prestigious course, that too from Delhi University, the OG in itself. Its such a great deal, isn't it? But its not that easy to get admission in such a great course from such a great university. You gotta have the guts to give competition to lakhs of similar students out there!

Are you also planning to pursue Political Science Honours from Delhi University but don't know which college to target? Don't worry, fellas, I'm back with something that will give you a clear direction about which college of Delhi University to target for pursuing Political Science Honours. So without wasting much more time, let us quickly begin. Stay with me!

Introduction

The University of Delhi is one of the best public universities in India and it is one of the most prestigious universities. Delhi University has excelled in all spheres of domains and fields like Science, Commerce, Arts, technology, etc. It is also one of the largest universities in the world, where foreign students also come to pursue their higher studies in a budget.

The University of Delhi currently has 91 colleges and institutions. Though it is famous for almost every field of study, the University of Delhi is particularly known for arts and pure sciences. The university stands at 11th rank in NIRF university rankings.

In this blog, I am going to tell you about top 6 colleges of DU if you are looking to pursue Political Science Honours from Delhi University.

Hindu College

hindu college
Hindu college

Founded in 1899, the first college that we have is Hindu College which is on the north campus and is one of the oldest and most popular top colleges in India. This college has a very interesting curriculum and one of the greatest faculties in India for Political Science.

To get into this course, you need to appear for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). The cut-off for both programs is quite high since this college is one of the top colleges and a student needs to score above 98% to grab a seat at this prestigious college.

Miranda House

Miranda House
Miranda house

Established in the 1948, just one year after independence, the second best college that is in the list is Miranda House, a top ranking and highly prestigious women colleges in India. In the NIRF ranking 2023, Miranda house stood as the number 1 college in the country.

This college offers both BA programme and BA honours in Political Science. Infact, this college offers these programme and honours degree in many subjects, such as economics, geography, sanskrit, history, philosophy and more. Miranda house is also known for its performance in pure sciences.

Getting a seat in this college is not at all easy guys. To get admission into Miranda House, one needs to secure more than 93-94% in CUET  for BA (hons.) in Political Science.

Lady Shri Ram College For Women

Lady Shri Ram College For Women, DU
Lady Shri Ram College For Women

Lady Shri Ram College For Women, known in abbreviated form as LSR, is one of the most prestigious institutions known for empowering women and comes third in line as the best college for pursuing political science honours. It is ranked 9th in the NIRF ranking of colleges. It offers both BA programme and BA honours in political science.

One of the most fascinating features that distinguishes LSR from other colleges is its huge emphasis on extracurricular activities as a medium for learning. Established in 1956, its department of political science provides an enriching experience for its students. The department has its own student union and its own publication known as Sabab. Again, its not easy at all to grab a seat here, one has to score really high to get admission into this college.

Kirori Mal College

Kirori Mal College
Kirori Mal College

This college was established in 1954. Kirori Mal College, popularly known as KMC, is the fourth among the best colleges for political science honours in DU and one of the top colleges affiliated by University Of Delhi. It has a lively campus life since its in the north campus, with numerous societies and help in the holistic development of a student's personality.

Political Science in KMC is taught by La Politique Department of political science. The department not only focuses on classroom studies but also helps develop an overall understanding of political concepts. For this, the department organises the Frank Thakur Das memorial lecture and the department fest named Politicana annually. The department also has its annual magazine, Awaaz, which is released at the end of each annual session. One has to work really hard to get a seat in this college.

Sri Venkateswara College

Sri Venkateshwara College
Sri Venkateswara College

Established in 1961, the fifth college that we have lined up is Sri Venkateswara College, commonly called as Venky, is a prestigious college in south campus that is affiliated with the University of Delhi. The college is known for its academic excellence and is ranked 13th among the best colleges in the country. The college is especially known for its courses in arts.

The department of political science here was established in 1974 and provides both BA programme and BA Honours as well as MA in political science. It offers the students the conceptual understanding that they need to engage in further specialized courses and research projects.

Graduating from Venky with a political science degree opens up a huge number of career opportunities for students, such as in journalism, politics, research, academics, bureaucracy and much more. You have to work hard day and night to get into this amazing college.

Ramjas College

Ramjas College
Ramjas College

Established in 1917, the sixth and last but not the least college that we have here is Ramjas College, which is affiliated with the University of Delhi and provides both BA Programme and BA Honours in political science. A student of political science at Ramjas College gets a vast insight into a wide range of topics, such as political theory, comparative political systems, Indian politics and polity, international relations, world order, and the administrative state.

The department of Political Science here has its own society- Spartacus that organizes cultural and academic events. The society is also responsible for the publication of the department's annual magazine. A student needs to attempt CUET and score more than 94-95% by hook or by crook to be on the safe side in order to get admission into this college.

Conclusion

Through this blog, my motive was to give you an idea and a direction for the best colleges in political science that you should search for and work hard to get into these top colleges.

Just imagine when you walk out of one of these colleges with a degree in political science honours in your hand, and you will see a really big door with so many career opportunities ahead of you. At that moment, you are going to feel like a dream come true. Your satisfaction level will be something else. So, work hard for your dreams so you can open your wings and fly to your greatest heights, because zindagi ek baar hi milti hai mere dost!

I'll be right back in front of you very soon with another interesting topic. See ya soon, Fellas. Bbyeeee!

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