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Deptt. of Political Science

Head of the Department

About the Department

Department of Political Science is a leading department in the Faculty of Arts, Educationand Social Sciences since its inception in 1962.
The department is academically active withstrength of Professors 02, Associate Professors 02 and Assistant Professors 04. The teachersare actively engaged in research work supervising Ph.D. and D.Litt. scholars successfully.

Faculty members publish research papers and articles in refereed journals and participate inNational and International Conferences to keep them updated. Many of them have visitedseveral countries to participate in International Seminar/Conference in the capacity of paperpresenter, resource person and chairperson of the session.

The senior faculty has completed themajor and minor research projects sponsored by UGC and ICSSR and also authored many bookswhich have been appreciated widely.

The Department publish Bi-annual Bi-lingual (English & Hindi) journal entitled “TheIndian Journal of Political Studies” with ISSN: 0251-303x. It is committed to fosteringdialogue within the discipline, and to encourage articles, review essays, research reports, bookreviews, on the innovative studies from such related areas as Social Sciences, Ethics, Psychology,Sociology, Economics, History, Philosophy, Law etc.Prof. L. S. Rathore, former Head of the department is Political Scientist of Internationalrepute. He became Professor Emeritus and later on became the Vice-Chancellor of Jai NarainVyas University, Jodhpur. He was awarded D.Litt. in the year 1960 and he authored number ofbooks on Political Thought and Theory.

He is a great scholar and poet. Under his dynamicleadership for two decades the department could make academic impact with his scholarlypursuits and groomed the junior faculty as well. Prof. Gulab Singh Chouhan, presently ViceChancellor of Jai Narain Vyas University is former faculty of the department. Prof. P. S. Bhati(retd) and Prof. (Mrs.) Anand Mathur (rtd.) are author of many books and are awardedEmeritus Fellowship too.

The books authored by Prof. B.L. Fadia (retd.) are included asrecommended readings in the syllabi of many Universities.Research Scholars of the department published their articles in Journals and books.Many students of the department have qualified various centre & state civil servicescompetitions and a good number of them are selected as Assistant Professor in Universities &Colleges

Editor’s Message

“The Indian Journal of Political Studies” is a peer-reviewed reputed multidisciplinary journal with ISSN: 0251-303x Bi-annual Bi-lingual, published by Department of Political Science, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur since 1978. I am delighted to launch this journal on the website.

While anticipating your co-operation, we hope to enrich the research work in the field of Political Science through this journal. The journal welcomes the articles which broadly cover the topics and concepts in field of Political Science, other Social Sciences, Law, Humanities, and Ethics etc.

(Sohan Lal Meena)


Faculty Members of the Department

Dr. Vijay Shree
Assistant Professor
Dr. Meena Bardia
Associate Professor
Dr. Nagendra Singh Bhati
Assistant Professor