The Department of Political Science was established in 2005 with 4 Guest Teachers and 17 students as part of Kokrajhar Campus of Gauhati University. In 2012, the Department has become a part of the Bodoland University with 7 permanent teachers and 90 students.
To start P.G. Course in Sociology, P G Diploma Course in Gender Studies, Rural Development, Peace & Conflict Studies and North-East Studies.
The Department has a vision to act as the ‘hub’ of policy study for the whole Bodoland area besides becoming a ‘centre of excellence’ subsuming the area of Human Rights; Rural Development; Peace, Women and Tribal Study within a decade.
Teaching and Research is the prime objective of the department; however it will endeavour to disseminate knowledge in the areas of value education, humanism, liberalism and multiculturalism. The department is trying for creating a pool of social scientist that can face the future with confidence and professional zeal, for that matter it will regularly arrange Alumni Meet, Seminar, Workshop and Training Programme.