SRI Venkateswara
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Master of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration

Post Graduate Programs


M.A. Political Science Distance Education from SVU
  • START: December 4, 2016
  • DURATION: 2 years
  • EXAMINATION: University Exam 80 Marks and Assignment 20 Marks
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • FEE: Rs. 5500


The Master of Arts in Political Science is aimed at secondary school teachers who would like to further explore the functioning of the government and political scenario. The program focuses on building a strong theoretical foundation and solid research skills, with the ability to specialize in Indian politics, International policy, Indian foreign policy, Finance and public administration, Rural and Urban development, and Research methods. The M.A. Political Science online program from Sri Venkateswara University emphasizes on making a solid foundational base in Indian Politics and Foreign Policy.


A Candidate seeking admission into the First Year ( Previous) M.A. Degree in Political Science and Public Administration shall be required to have passed any Degree of this University or its equivalent thereto.

Duration: 2 years

The first year syllabus for M.A. Political Science and Public Administration are common papers. But in the Final Year there are separate papers for Political Science and Public Administration.

Program Structure

First Year (Political Science & Public Administration)
  • Political Thought
  • Modern Political Theory
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Administrative Theories
Second Year (Political Science)
  • Indian Political System
  • International Politics
  • Government and Politics in Andhra Pradesh
  • Federalism in India
  • Indian Foreign Policy
Second Year (Public Administration)
  • Development of Administration in India
  • Financial Administration
  • Rural Development Administration in Andhra Pradesh
  • Urban Development Administration in Andhra Pradesh
  • Public / Personnel Administration

Important Note: The candidate should write clearly his/her option in the admission application in the column given for writing the subject whether the candidate is seeking examination into POLITICAL SCIENCE (OR) PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. On the basis of this option only the subject will be divided separately in the final year.

Fee Structure

Type Fee Details (INR)
Registration Fee 200 (at the time of admission only)
First year 3250
Second Year 2250
Total Fee 5700

The University is considering a revision in the fees of the programs. In case the fees are revised by the University, students shall be required to pay the differential amount before the issue of the final
admit card

Contact Number
8688 339 339
sms SVU to 56767