The Department of Politics started functioning at the under graduate general level since 1954 and at the special level since 1966. The department has been conducting the M.A Politics course since July 2002 and has been steadily and successfully achieving its objective. The Department was awarded the Best Department Award by the college in the year 2005-2006. The department hopes to continue with the same record.
The Department currently has a faculty strength of 3 teachers. Dr. Sharad Ghodke is the head of the department and Dr. Aparna Agashe and Dr. Shobha Karekar are the other faculty members. All three teachers are Ph.D’s with diverse areas of specialisation. All three faculty members are M.Phil and Ph.D Guides.
The department has a departmental room of Space approx. 200 sq. ft. It is equipped with a computer and internet facility.
The department strives to use modern tools of teaching and make the learning experience of the students more wholesome. The department uses the following techniques:
- Use of Models.
- Live models like mock parliament, mock corporation are used.
- Extensive use of charts and maps especially for subjects like international politics, foreign policy, Comparative Politics and Government, Local Self Government