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Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Established in 2020, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (DPSPA) (Formerly the Department of Public Administration), is one of the new Departments within School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Central University of Jharkhand. With its establishment, the Department has introduced Two Years Post Graduate Program (Masters in Public Administration), Five Years UG/PG Program as per National Educational Policy-2020, Ph.D. Program in the discipline of Political Science and Public Administration. Therefore, following programs are presently being offered by the DPSPA:


To impart knowledge and skills of Political Science and Public Administration in a manner which will make the students both politically aware and employable.

  • * Develop and promote a Centre for Excellence for the Study of Politics and Public Administration
  • * Build a rich repository of knowledge of Political Science and Public Administration
  • * Promote research-based teaching and learning process
  • * Engage in a process-oriented and Multidisciplinary Approach.
Common Facility to Students at Department Level:
  • * Clean Classroom
  • * Wi-Fi Facility
  • * Cafeteria
  • * Transport Facility
  • * Separate washrooms for Boys and Girls
  • * Extra-Curricular Facilities (Sports/NSS/NCC/Cultural Activities/ Debate/Essay/Poster Competitions/Field works)
  • * Play Ground for outdoor games
  • * Books and Journals
  • * Training and Placement
  • * Career Guidance
  • * Common Stairways
Special facilities to the students at department level:
  • * Extra Guidance to students with special needs
  • * Fellowship
  • * Employment Information
  • * Security
  • * Gender sensitization information
  • * Appropriate Behavior/Anti Ragging
  • * Information and Guidance for NET/JRF Examinations
  • * Participation in different webinars and seminars
  • * Student Counseling
Area of research:
  • * Political Science
  • * Public Policy and Governance
  • * Contemporary Socio-political and Economic Issues
  • * Contemporary Issues in Administration

Head of the Department


Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta

Associate Professor & Head (Ph.D.)
  +91 8102003537

Office Address

Department of Political Science and Public Administration
 Central University of Jharkhand
Cheri-Manatu, Ranchi - 835222, Jharkhand, India.
 +91 8102003537