Department Of Political Science
Established in1887 by the amalgamation of Hyderabad School and the Madras-e-Aliya, Nizam College is one of the oldest and most esteemed institutions of higher education in South India. It was affiliated to the University of Madras for 60 years after its inception and was made a Constituent College of Osmania University on 19th February 1947.The Department of Political Science is one of the oldest departments in the College. It was set up in the year 1946. Eminent Political Scientists like Prof. G. Ram Reddy, Prof. Emeritus N.G. Rajurkar, Prof. Rama S. Melkote, Prof. Kancha Illiah, renowned environmentalist Prof. K. Purushotham Reddy and human rights activist Prof. Kodanda Ram Reddy have worked in this college The college was granted Autonomous status for undergraduate courses by the U.G.C for the first time in the year 1988-89. This year happened to be the turning point for the Department as it gave the Department the freedom to frame the U.G. courses syllabus of Political Science on par with the best U.G. Institutions in the country. Since then there has been a continuous improvement and change in the course content trying to keep pace with the changing global socio-political environment to make the U.G students academically competent.The Postgraduate course in the department was introduced in the year 1992. Since the granting of autonomy to the college the teaching methods have also undergone a major change from the use of black board to the use of L.C.D projection system. Currently the Department has 8-teachers: 5- Professors, 2-Assistant Professor and 2 part- time teachers The Department has well qualified teaching faculty on its rolls. All the teachers are well experienced in teaching and research at different levels. The department has three computers with internet facility, one Lap top, one L.C.D projector, one Printer, and one printer cum Photocopier. The department is also having a very good seminar library with latest publications. Students can also have access to these books, steps are also being initiated to lend these books to the students.
|Prof.J.Laxminarasimha RaoView in detail
Dr. J.L.N.Rao is a Professor in the Department of Political Science, Osmania University, with specialization in International Relations and Foreign Policy. He has about three decades of teaching and research experience. He taught various aspects of IR - core and electives- such as International Relations, Foreign Policy of India, South Asia, National Security, International Law, Government and Politics of USA, Govt. and Politics of the Soviet Union, Comparative Politics.
|Mr.Ajay Kumar.GView in detail
He graduated from Nizam in the year 1993. He acquired his Post Graduate Degree from university College of Arts& Social sciences and he has done his L.L.B. course from University college of Law, OU. He went twice to UPSC interview, his passion and concern for environmental issues made him join AP Pollution control board as project coordinator in environmental education wing. During this period, he conducted many quiz competitions to students in MANA T.V to Students across Andhra Pradesh. He trained teachers in creating awareness among their students towards the need for environmental protection. He is the zonal topper of Zone 6 in APPSC Junior lecturer exam in Civics and Joined Government service as Junior Lecturer in 2002, He later on Joined University service in 2007.He is presently the Head of the Department of Political Science. He is member of Departmental committee of Department of Political Science and also member of Board of Studies P.G. of Department of Political Science.
|Dr.YasminView in detail
I did my schooling from Rosary Convent High School Hyderabad and all my degrees from Osmania University. My M.A , M.Phil. (stood first in entrance for M.Phil.) and Ph.D and Dissertation was on “France and South Asia – Some aspects of security relationship”