Quality of political science discipline's higher education in India.
Corresponding Author: Dr. Rama Rao Bonagani Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala, Tejaswini Hills, Periye (PO), Kasaragod (DT), Kerala-671316, India.
The concept of Higher Education(HE) means education at universities, institutions and colleges contrast to education at schools up to XIIth class. Moreover, it includes general, technical, professional and vocational education. Like many other countries, since India's state independence it has been tremendously expanding HE to establish its own political legitimacy. In fact, in India there is also a social demand for increase this consistently in the future as well. However, irrespective of quality, India through its political Union and States governments manages one of the largest HE systems in the world with complexity because education is in the concurrent list of the Constitution of India. Political Science(PS) is one of the Social Sciences (SSs)discipline,its and the rest of SSs disciplines knowledges are unlimited like an unlimited Universe. The question is how to keep maintain quality in HE sector in India?. UNO's UNESCO, India's MHRD and UGC etc have been working for keep maintain quality in HE, which includes PS. Despite these measures, there are defects, deficiencies and no full good standards existing and overall quality in HE in India is lacking compare to many countries in the world. This paper analyses overview of quality of HE in India with comparative perspective, What is quality status of India'sPS discipline's HE in the realms of pedagogical approaches, curriculum, course contents, readings materials etc in order to keep maintain quality consistently.
Higher Education, Discipline, Quality, Political Science, India.