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Name of Department:

Political Science

Year of Establishment:


Courses run by the department:

Name of Course     

(i)   B.A

About The Department :

The Political Science department is one of the oldest departments of the college. It was established in the year 1954. It has been adorned by the services of many a scholar and intellectuals.
Shri Kali Dutt Shukla was the first teacher in the department. In fact he had joined KKC inter college in 1938 and later with the establishment of the Department of Political Science in 1954, joined the degree section. He also served the college in the capacity of Vice-Principal of the Arts Faculty. Till his retirement in 1963.
Shri Shukla had witnessed the national movement first hand. He had a great knowledge about the condition of the Indian society and polity during the British Raj. This was reflected in his lectures which were fiery and displayed his academic and oratory skills.
Shri Jagdish Shankar Shukla joined the department in 1965 and worked till 1981. He possessed a very good knowledge of political thought. Later he shifted to the DAV College. Dr D.P.S. Verma has been the longest serving member of the faculty so far. He joined the department in 1966 and taught here till 1996. He is the son of the renowned Hindi literary figure, late Shri Bhagwati Charan Verma. He authored several books inheriting the great legacy of his father.
Dr Bhuwanesh Chandra Mishra was a distinguished scholar of high repute and is still remembered fondly by many. He joined the Department of Political Science in 1971 from Kany Kubj inter College and retired in the year 1993. He was a great champion of Indian civilisation, values and ethos. He was also a witness of the Indian freedom struggle and its currents and under currents. He possessed in depth knowledge of the 3 streams of Indian political thought: liberal, idealist and socialist. He held continuous dialogue with his contemporary politicians, thinkers and intellectuals like Ram Manohar Lohia, Jai Prakash Narayan, Chandra Shekhar and Dalai Lama to name a few. He is the main inspiration behind the establishment of Kumar Swami Foundation, which holds annual lecture series in his memory.
Dr Arvind Agnihotri served the department from 1989 to 1994.
The department currently has the distinction of all its members being UGC-NET and JRF qualified. At present there are 3 teachers in the department.
Dr Shuchi Misra, Associate Professor, joined the department on 12/08/1996 after being appointed by the Higher Education Commission. She is the senior most member of the faculty at present. She has also served the college in various capacities.
Dr Aruni Sharma, Associate Professor, Joined the department on 25/02/2000. He has also come after being appointed by the Higher Education Commission.
Dr Brajesh Chandra Mishra, Associate Professor, joined the department on 10/08/2010. He came through transfer from Lala Lajpat Ray PG College, Sahibabad Ghaziabad. He has served in various college committees.