BS Political Science

Program Description

The state is an alternative term used for a politically organized society. The question of whether a society is politically organized or otherwise is dependent on the extent to which the citizens, as one of the constituent elements of the state, are conscious of their rights and duties towards the polity.

The 4-year Integrated Program for BS Political Science is designed to streamline the education of political science in Pakistan and bring it in line with the international standard. The course is designed to broaden the knowledge of graduates in diverse fields of political science. For this purpose, different streams of specialization have been provided to be opted by the students in the last two semesters. The program aims at the development of a literary community that is equipped with the potentials to cope effectively with the challenges of the modern world.

Program Objectives

  • Students will be able to understand the functions of various institutions of government, both in Pakistan and elsewhere.
  • Students will be able to discuss a broad array of concepts related to government and politics, such as the most important political theorists and the ideas associated with them, basic political and governmental structures, processes, and policies at the national and international levels.
  • The learners will be able to understand the history, structure, and operation of the international system, the principal arguments for and against alternative forms of government.
  • The scholars will explain the structural context within which politics takes place, including the role of the economy, society, and culture, and conflicts over and within those domains.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • 12 years education with FA / FSc / A’ Levels.
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • The students with 14 years of education BA / BSc in the relevant field or equivalent securing minimum CGPA of 2.5/second division (in annual system) may be admitted in the 5th (bridging) semester of the program to avail two years exemption on case to case basis.