The Department of Political Science is one of the oldest and most sought after departments among social sciences of sibsagar girls’ college. It offer BA (Honours) Programme in Political Science and also offers MA Programme. The department was established in 1964. Initially the department was opened up with Pass Course only. But in course of time, due to the demand of students community the authority decided to open up Honours in the subject in 1967 . Since then the department tried for its reputation and to match with institutional goals. The department has been accredited to introduce PG Programme in the subject under Dibrugarh University on regular basis since 2022. Distinguished teachers Prof. Biren Talukdar, Dr. Munindra Nath Borgohain , Sahabuddin Ahmed and Dilip Kumar Chakrabarty served as a faculty of the Department. It was a matter of pride that all of them had taken the charge of Principal of this prestigious institution. At present the department has four permanent faculty members and two contractual teachers.
The Department prepares students not only to be active citizens of the country but also helps them to develop an analytical thinking so that they can critically engage in the issues concerning the state and its policies.
The focus of the under graduate courses in political science is to provide an understanding of Political Institutions, Political Processes, Political behavior, Public policy, Comparative Politics and Political theory and Political thought.
The faculty member use innovative pedagogy to teach students. They are also engage in research and also participate in national and state level seminars, workshops from time to time.
To create awareness about the constitution and its values for a responsible citizen and equipped students with in depth knowledge about global and India specific issues and challenges.
To create academicians, administrators and good human beings.
The department of political Science offers the following regular & vocational courses-
i) Bachelor of Arts (CBCS Honours )
ii) Post Graduate in Political Science ( Regular Mode under Dibrugarh University)
Diploma in Satriya Dance
Shehnaz farhana Rahman secured 1st class 2nd Position in B. A final examination under Dibrugarh University in 2014. Meghali Chetia secured 1st class 2nd Position in B. A final examination under Dibrugarh University in 2015.
Trishna Buragohain ( Presently studying PG 1st semester in the Department) who secured 1st class 2nd position in Political Science under Dibrugarh University in 2020.
Madhurima Gharphalia , an alumni of the department received the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Award in the year 2020 for her novel “ fosong” ( assamese children novel).
Dipsikha Bora who bagged lots of prizes in Debating competition at District and state level. Moreover she was awarded Best Debator prize in Inter college youth Festival under Dibrugarh university in 2022.
Akangkhya Deogharia ( Presently studying in 5th semester of the department ) secured runners up in Inter College Karate Competition under Dibrugrah university in 2022.