Department of Political Science

Year of Establishment : 1967


Courses Offered : Under Graduate (Major & General)


Examination System : Semester system (6 semesters following the Choice Based Credit System, 2014 onwards)


Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments : Nil



Faculty

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization/
Area of Interest

BioData

Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma
M.A., NET-JRF, M.Phil., Ph. D.
Head, Assistant Prof.
Political Theory, International Relations & Politics in South Asia
Sri. Bibhuti Palit
M.A
Associate Prof.
Comparative Government &Politics & Indian Political Thought
Smt. Laxmai Rani Das
M.A., M.Phil.
Post Graduate Teacher
Indian Government & Politics
Smt. Papri Roy M.A, M.Phil Post Graduate Teacher Indian Political Thought & Public Administration
Sri. Ranjan Acharjee M.A., NET Guest Lecturer
Smt. Ruma Sarkar M.A., NET Guest Lecturer

Student Profile (Enrolment)(2016-17)

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Course/programme
Enrolled
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B.A. (1st Semester) 
General


B.A. (2nd Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.A. (3rd Semester) 
General


B.A. (4th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.A. (5tht Semester) 
General


B.A. (6th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


Departmental Infrastructural facilities with regard to

Departmental Library
Yes

Internet Facilities
Common access

Students' Laboratories
Not required

Research Laboratories
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Research

Research Projects (2011-2016)
Sl. No.
Details
1.
Nil


Pursuing Individual Research
1.
Nil


Research Awards
1.
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma – Ph.D. degree – Globalization and Stateless Communities: A Case Study of the Chakmas’ as an Ethnic Community – 11 November, 2011–Tripura University.


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Study Tour :

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Publications :

(a) Papers in Peer-Reviewed National/International Journals
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2015. ‘Between Agony and Hope: The Chakma Refugees of Arunachal Pradesh’, International Journal of Advance Research, IJOAR, Vol. 3, Issue 9, September 2015, ISSN. 2320-9151.

(b) Papers in National Reputed Journals
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2015. ‘Self determination in the Chittagong Hill Tracts: Looking Beyond and Ahead’, Chakma Literary Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2015, ISSS. 2394-1030.

(2) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2014. ‘Human Rights and Its Enforcement in International Perspective: Problems and Challenges’, Tripura Journal of Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 2014, ISSN. 2357-5854.

(3) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan, (co-author) 2008. ‘India’s National Security and Policy Option vis-à-vis Cross Border Terrorism’, West Bengal Political Science Review, XI (II), July-December 2008, Kolkata.

(4) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (co-author) 2008. ‘Imperatives of Indian Security Policy: Internal and External Perspectives’, Journal of Political and Socio-Economic Research, Department of Political Science, Tripura University, Vol.1, No.1, Jan-June 2008.

(c)Seminar Abstracts
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2015. ‘Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Pakistan and Bangladesh: Implications of India’s National Security in the North-East’, a paper presented at a ICHR sponsored National Seminar on Northeast India: Before and After Partition with Special Reference to Tripura, held on 14-15 February, 2015 (Tripura: Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya).

(2) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2015. ‘Structural Violence against Women in India: A Critique against Positivist Paradigm of Women Development in India’, a paper presented at an ICSSR & ICHR sponsored International Seminar on Patriarchy and Gender in Colonial and Post Colonial South Asia, held on 16-17 January, 2015 (Tripuea: Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyalaya).

(3) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2012. ‘Between Idealism and Realism: Human Rights in the North-East India’, a paper presented at a National Human Rights Commission sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights in the 21st Century, held on 2 December, 2012 (Tripura: Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University).

(4) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2012. ‘Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflicts in the North-East’ a paper presented at a UGC & ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on Ethnic Integration in the North-East India: Issues and Challenges, held on 21-22 December, 2012 (Tripura: Netaji Subhas Mahavidyalaya,).

(5) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2012. ‘Development and Good Governance: Issues and Challenges in the Troubled Periphery of Tripura’s Eastern India and Bangladesh Border’, a paper presented at ICSSR sponsored State Level Seminar on Good Governance in Tripura: Issues and Prospects, held on 7-8 December, 2012 (Tripura: Dasaratha Deb Memorial College).
(d)Seminar Proceedings
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (ed., co-author) 2013. Proceedings of National Seminar on Ethnic Integration in the North-East India: Issues and Challenges, ISBN 978-93-82880-64-6 (New Delhi: Excel India Publishers).

(e) Articles in Edited Books with ISBN/ISSN
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (c-author). ‘Buddhism and Socio-Cultural Life of the Chakma Tribe of North East India: Praxis in Synthesis’, in Madhu Rajput (ed.), Social and Cultural Stratification in North East India, pp. , ISBN-978-81-7831-264-4 (New Delhi: Manak Publications).

(2) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan Chakma, (co-author). ‘Globalization and Cross–border Terrorism in South Asia’, in Radharaman Chakraborti (ed.), Challenges of Terrorism, pp. , 978-81-89901-99-8 (New Delhi: Academic Excellence).

(3) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (co-author). ‘Globalization and Development Interventions: The Experiences of the Chakmas of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh’, in Kashi Nath Jena (ed.), Globalized India and Development Issues, ISBN-987-93-80031-19-4 (New Delhi: Abhijeet Publication).

(4) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (co-author). ‘Inter-ethnic Conflict in North-East India: The Mizo-Reang Imbroglio’, in Madhu Rajput (ed.), Understanding North-East India, pp. , ISBN-978-81-7831-239-2 (New Delhi: Manav Publication).

(f) Books Edited
(1) Nil

(g) Books with ISBN/ISSN
(1) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan (co-author) 2008. Ethnic Unrests and India’s Security Concerns, ISBN: 978-81-89886-30-1 (New Delhi: Abhijeet Publications).

(2) Chakma, Bindu Ranjan 2014. Stateless People in the New Global Order: The Experience of the Chakmas, ISBN: 978-93-82120-38-8 (New Delhi: Lakshi Publishers and Distributors).

(h) Thesis
(1)


Attended Seminars/ Conferences with Paper by Faculty :

Faculty
Participation with Paper
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma Attended a ICHR sponsored National Seminar on ‘Northeast India: Before and After Partition with Special Reference to Tripura’, organised by Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Tripura, held during 14-15 February, 2015 and presented a paper ‘Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Pakistan and Bangladesh: Implications of India’s National Security in the North-East’.

Attended an ICSSR & ICHR sponsored International Seminar on ‘Patriarchy and Gender in Colonial and Post Colonial South Asia’, organised by Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyalaya, Tripura, held during 16-17 January 2015 and presented a paper ‘Structural Violence against Women in India: A Critique against Positivist Paradigm of Women Development in India’.

Attended a National Human Rights Commission sponsored National Seminar on ‘Human Rights in the 21st Century’, organised by Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University, Tripura, held on 2 December, 2012 and presented a paper ‘Between Idealism and Realism: Human Rights in the North-East India’.

Attended a UGC & ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on ‘Ethnic Integration in the North-East India: Issues and Challenges’, organised by Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya, Tripura, held during 21-2 2 December, 2012 and presented a paper “Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflicts in the North-East’.

Attended a ICSSR sponsored State Level Seminar on ;Good Governance in Tripura: Issues and Prospects’, organised by Dasaratha Deb Memorial College, Tripura, held during 7-8 December, 2012 and presented a paper ‘Development and Good Governance: Issues and Challenges in the Troubled Periphery of Tripura’s Eastern India and Bangladesh Border’.

Attended a one day People’s Linguistic Survey of India Workshop organised by Jana Unnayan Samiti, Tripura held on 1 September, 2012 and presented a paper ‘Chakma Language and Its Linguistic Affiliation’.

Attended a UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Equal Opportunity in the Context of Social and Human Development’ organised by Dasaratha Deb Memorial College, Tripura, held during 13-14 July, 2012 and presented a paper ‘Between Agony and Hope: The Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh of India’.

Attended an International Seminar on ‘Chakma: History, Polity and Language’, organized by Chakma Literary Academy, Mizoram held during 12-13 December, 2013 and presented a paper ‘Self Determination in the CHT: Looking Beyond and Ahead’.

Attended a State Level Seminar on ‘Role of Women: Evolving Society’, organized by the Department of Bengali, Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya, Tripura, held on 5 March, 2011 and presented a paper ‘From Positivism to Neo-Positivism: Towards an Alternative Approach for Strengthening the Role of Women’.

Attended Faculty Development Programme :

Programmes
Details
Orientation Programmed
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma participated in the Orientation Programme in the UGC-ASC Jadavpur University, Kolkata during (03/11) to (31/11)/2011 - ‘A’ graded.
Refresher Courses
Training conducted by the University
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma participated in the Orientation Programme on ‘Women’s Studies as an Emerging Discipline’ organised by Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University during (03/09) to (05/09)/2015.
Training conducted by other Colleges/Institutions
Workshops
Faculty Exchange Programme
Others

Faculty Members involved in Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development :

Faculty
Involvement (as Member of Board of Study/Faculty/Curriculum Development Workshop)
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma 2009 - as Member of Faculty in the Syllabus Revision/ Syllabus Development Workshop on ‘Syllabus Preparation for Undergraduate Courses (TDC & TDCH)’ organised by Tripura University on 21st March, 2009.

Membership in a) National Committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards :

Faculty
Membership
Dr. Bindu Ranjan Chakma Life member of Tripura Tribal Officers Welfare Forum.

Awards/ Recognitions received by Students :

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