Departmental Profile

The Department of Political Science came into being with the establishment of Government Degree College Women (Sopore) in 2005. Since its inception the Department has committed itself to provide creative and innovative knowledge with pedagogy catering to the needs of the students coming from different backgrounds. The Department offers different courses to students at UG level like Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Indian Political Thought, Indian Politics, Western Political Thought, Jammu and Kashmir Politics. Besides these core courses, Department also offers some elective courses which the students of other disciplines can opt like Legislative Support and Public Opinion and Survey Research. The purpose of these elective courses is to provide basic information to the students regarding political institutions and processes. . By opting Political Science as one of the subjects at UG level, students acquire knowledge about diverse political systems around the world. They gain an in-depth understanding of different political cultures, political institutions, and how policies are being shaped and implemented.

Head of Department


    Political Science is concerned with the theory and practice of Politics which affects every aspect of human life, therefore, the Department in its vision aims at encouraging students to understand Politics effectively to become active and productive members of society committed to values of justice and equality.
    Presently Dr Sajad Hussain Wani is serving as Assistant Professor on Academic Arrangement basis in the Department. He has completed his Masters from University of Kashmir and Ph.D from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.


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Dr. Sajad Hussain Wani Lecturer M.A, SET, Ph.D International Relations CV of Dr. Sajad Hussain Wani