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DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

The Department of Political Science was established in 2005 with 4 Guest Faculties and 17 students as part of Kokrajhar Campus of Gauhati University. However, in 2009 the Kokrajhar Campus of Gauhati University has been upgraded to a full fledged State University as per the Bodoland University Act 2009, passed in the Assam legislative Assembly. In 2012, the Department becomes full fledged with seven permanent faculties and at present the department has 120 students in PG Courses (2nd & 4th Semesters). Other than PG Courses the department also offers Ph. D and M. Phil programmes. At present the department has 16 Ph.D. Scholars and 8 M. Phil. Scholars. Among those scholars 2 Ph. D Scholars and 6 M. Phil Scholars has been awarded degrees. Besides that the department also offers PG Diploma Courses of one year duration (two semesters) on Human Rights Education with the intake capacity of 20. The department also runs Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. The centre conducts seminars, workshop, lectures series etc. from time to time.

PROGRAME
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
RESEARCH
Research GuidesResearch Area
Dr. Oinam Ranjit Singh
Dr. Jaysagar Wary
Dr. Nilkamal Sinha
TEACHING SATFF

Dr. Oinam Ranjit Singh
Designation: Associate Professor (On lien)

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Oinam Ranjit Singh

Mr. Sudev Ch. Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Sudev Ch. Basumatray

Dr. Jaysagar Wary
Designation: HoD, Assistant Professor

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Jaysagar Wary

Dr. Nilkamal Singha
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Nilkamal Singha

Mr. Joydip Narzary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Joydip Narzary

Dr. Nushar Bargayary
Designation: Guest Faculty.

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Nushar Borgayary
NON TEACHING STAFF

Mr. Sanjoy Subedy
Designation: Peon

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DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
  • National Seminar on Society, Economy, Polity of North East, 23rd March, 2019.
  • Workshop of Bodo History Reconstruction, 7th April, 2019.
  • Workshop on TROSA project from ICIMOD sponsored in collaboration Royal University of Bhutan at College of Natural Resources, Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan, 14th to 17th May, 2019.
Achievements
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
PROJECTS
Sl. NoTitle of the ProjectFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Status
1Reconstruction of Bodo HistoryEducation Department BTC25,00,000/-Ongoing
2Mapping of Transboundary River Basin and Water Resources Management BY Riparian Community of Saralbhanga River Basin shared by Assam and BhutanOXFAM14,00,000/-Ongoing
MISSION

To start P.G. Course in Sociology, P G Diploma Course in Gender Studies, Rural Development, Peace & Conflict Studies and North-East Studies.

VISION

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.

OBJECTIVES

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.

PROGRAME
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
RESEARCH
Research GuidesResearch Area
Dr. Jyptiraj Pathak
Dr. Gayatri Dekadoloi
Dr. Jutirani Devi
TEACHING STAFF

Dr. Jyotiraj Pathak
Designation: Professor

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Dr. Jhanin Mushahary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Jhanin Muhahary

Dr. Gayotri Dekadoloi
Designation: Assistant Professor

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Dr. Jutirani Devi
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Mrs. Indira Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Mrs. Junmani Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Mr. Solomon Islary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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NON TEACHING STAFF

Mr. Prabin Roy
Designation: Peon

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DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
  • Conducted a Talk on “Peace Activism and Beyond: Theory and Ground Realities” on 25th of November, 2018 by Department of Political Science & Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. Speaker Professor Leon Miller, Department of International Relations, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia.
  • Conducted Two Days National Seminar on “Society, Economy and Polity of North East India: Past and Present” on 22nd and 23rd of February, 2019.
  • Conducted a Talk on “Women’s Role in Peace Building” on 8th March, 2019 by Department of Political Science and Women Cell (Political Science). Speaker Professor N. K. Paswan, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Sikkim University, Gangtok.
Achievementschivements
  • NET/SLET: 06
PROJECTS
Sl. NoTitle of the ProjectFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Status
1Liberal Politics and Rethinking Refuge: A Case Study of Banished Rohingya in IndiaICSSR1,50,000/-Ongoing
PROGRAME
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
RESEARCH
Research GuidesResearch Area
Dr. Mridula Devi
Dr. Manjit Das
Dr. Prasen Daimary
Dr. Ratneswar Debnath
TEACHING STAFF

Dr. Mridula Devi
Designation: Associate Professor

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Dr. Manjit Das
Designation: Professor.

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Mr. Rigcher Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor

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Mrs. Konika Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Mr. Sijousa Basumatary
Designation: Assistant Professor.

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Sijousa
NON TEACHING STAFF

Mr. Amarendra Basumatary
Designation: Peon

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Sanjay
DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
  • On 3rd May 2018 a special lecture on “Application of Cross-section, Time series and Panel Data on Social Science Research” was conducted.
  • National Seminar on “Dynamics of Energy Demand Supply” sponsored by NERC-ICSSR was conducted on 28-29 January 2019
Achievements
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
PROJECTS
Sl. NoTitle of the ProjectFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Status