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The Department of Political Science at Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, (Autonomous) Latur, is one of the best departments in Marathwada region. It is dedicated to understanding and explaining Indian politics in the context of current world and domestic issues. The department offers a bachelors degree course for rural and urban students. Students study the structure of local governments, state governments, central government, basic concepts and ideologies in politics, international relations, etc. We practice various learning activities such as seminars, group discussions, projects, debate-clubs, study tours, etc. to increase the analytical skills among the students. The department prepares the students to practice an effective democratic citizenship role. It has a vibrant students association.

The most notable feature of the work of the department is the close and constant association of students and college teachers in various study activities. The Department has always maintained links with college teachers and other post-graduate centers. Initiatives of the department shows awareness towards study of regional political realities in order to develop generalizations on the basis of these realities. The faculty members of the Department have consciously worked to develop the discipline of Political Science in Maharashtra and its terminology in Marathi. From the academic year 2017-18 the department has started a P.G. course in Political Science. The moto behind starting a P.G. course in Political Science is to provide an opportunity to the students to learn the subject in depth.

The syllabus of P.G. includes the subjects, topics of thrust area of the department. Goal and Objectives of the Dept. are as follows: Department of Political Science aims at building an academic community of students and teachers devoted to an open critical and analytical study of the discipline with an imphasis on inter¬disciplinary approach. It also aims at making courses relevant to social needs and to develop in the students an awareness of the basic issues and problems in the country. The goal of Political Science Department is to transmit knowledge of politics into students by offering courses and subjects to study. Courses are designed for students who desire a basic understanding of Indian government and citizenship.

Objectives of the Department :
1) Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and principles of political science in the structures, institutions, and processes of the India and other nations.
2) Apply the knowledge of the discipline, using technology as well as traditional methods, to contemporary questions.
3) Organize ideas and focus them effectively on the issue in question.
4) Demonstrate an outstanding of verbal and written communicative, analytical and critical thinking skills in various academic and professional settings.
5) Recognize their personal value systems and apply these to their own social and political worlds.
6) Provide content for integrating skills for teacher preparation, graduate, and professionals.

Thrust Areas of the Department:
1) Indian Constitution
2) Indian Government System
3) Socio Economic Impacts on Indian Politics
4) Human Rights and Social Justice in India
5) World Politics and international relations
6) International organizations and role of India
7) Comparative Politics
8) Political concepts and ideologies
9) Syllabus of MPSC and UPSC

Student Centric Activities :
1) Establishment of mock parliament.
2) Study tours – state legislatures, parliament, etc.
3) Rajyashastra Abhyas Mandal.
4) Practicing democratic processes like elections, party politics, etc.
5) Competitions – Elocution, Debate, Essay Writting, etc.
6) Group Discussions
7) Seminars
8) Guest Lecture



Photo Name Designation Qualification Resume
Dr. Mahadev Haridas Gavhane Principal, HoD, Associate Prof. M.A., Ph.D., SET, B.Ed., BJ View
Mr. Dnyaneshwar Mahadev Bansode Asst. Prof. M.A., SET, M.Phil, B.Ed. View
Mr. Vikas Dashrat Waghmare Asst. Prof. M.A., NET View
Mr. Shrikrishna Panchal Asst. Prof. M.A., SET View
Dr. Rajshekhar Solapure Visiting Faculty M.A.,B.Ed, BJ, M.Phil, Ph.D View



Degree/Class 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
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Name Year2021-22 Year2020-21 Year2019-20 Year2018-19
Dr. Mahadev Haridas Gavhane View View View
Mr. Dnyaneshwar Mahadev Bansode View View View View
Mr. Vikas Dashrat Waghmare View View View View
Mr. Shrikrishna Baburao Panchal View View
Dr. Rajshekhar Solapure View View View



Degree/Class 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
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M.A View View



2020 - 2021

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Guest Lecture on ‘Muktidai Rajkarnache Adhavaryu Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’09-12-2020 View
One Day National Workshop on Methods and Trends in Social Sciences25-01-2021 View
Speech Competition16-03-2021 View
One day online National Workshop on Research in Social Science17-03-2021 View
One Day National Workshop on Techniques to Qualify NET/SET Examinations19-03-2021 View

2019 - 2020

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Welcome Function for PG First Year08-08-2019 View
Celebrating Teachers Day05-09-2019 View
Voter Awareness Program17-11-2019 View
Celebrating Mahaparinirvan Din06-12-2019 View
Celebrating Savitribai Phule Birth Anniversary04-01-2020 View
Celebrating National Youth Day14-01-2020 View

2018 - 2019

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Welcome Function01-08-2018 View
Organizing Guest Lecture on Democratic Political System07-08-2018 View
Workshop on Techniques to Qualify NET / SET Examinations10 and 11-12-2018 View
Guest Lecture on Dowry System and Human Rights13-12-2018 View
Essay Writing Competition16-01-2019 View
Educational Visit24-01-2019 to 28-01-2019 View
Voter Awareness Program26-01-2019 to 10-02-2019 View
Organizing Guest Lecture on Democracy and Journalism04-02-2019 View



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Composition of Board of Studies Faculty: ARTS Term: (2020-2021)

Name of HoD & other faculty member Dr. Mahadev Gavhane Principal and HoD Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur Shri. Bansode D. M. Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur Shri. Waghmare V. D. Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur Shri. Patil S. S. Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur Dr. Solapure Rajshekar Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur
Two Subject experts from outside the Parent University nominated by Academic Council Dr Mohan KashikarRashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University · Department of Political Science 9822940635 Dr. Dattatray Chandrakant Wabale HoD Shankarrao Dhamdhere Arts & Commerce College, Talegaon Dhamdhere, Tal. Shirur, Dist Pune 9850542455 sample ------- -------
One expert by V.C.from panel of 06 recommended by the college principal sample Dr. Ajay Gavhane HoDYashwant College, Nanded - 9823172794 sample ------- -------
One from industry/corporate/ allied area realating to Placement sample Kulkarni Kaustubh Bhalchandra 9322650493, 9702158194 sample ------- -------
One PG meritorious alumnus by principal sample Dr. Jagdish Deshmukh HoD Vasantrao Kale Kala Mahavidyalaya, Dhoki, Dist. Osmanabad 992266146 sample ------- -------
Expert from outside for special courses(Co-option) sample Dr. Panjab Chavan Principal Digambarrao Bindu College, Bhokar 9405384251 sample ------- -------
Other members of the staff of the same faculty. sample Dr. O.V. Shahapurkar HoDRajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya Autonomous, Latur sample ------- -------