Department of Civics & Politics




About

The Department of Civics and Politics is housed at Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan and Research Center, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai- 400098. This is probably the only department that has a state-of-art infrastructure including the Harvard style Virtual Class room. Founded in 1948, the Department is regarded as a prolific center of academic excellence and innovation in social science.
The Department of Civics and Politics was established with the help of two Endowments namely the Mayor’s Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Centenary Commemoration Fund and the Montague Memorial Fund together with a donation from the Bombay Municipal Corporation’s Municipal Fund and a substantial recurring grant from the then Government of Bombay.

Facilities

Library: The Department has an independent library with a special seating arrangement for research students.
Reference Books: 19343
Text Books: 2278
Journals:15

Alumni



Contact

Department of Civics and Politics
Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan and Research Centre,
University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E),
Mumbai 400 098.
Phone : 022 - 26504457/26526175
Email: dept.civics.politics@gmail.com


Post Graduate

Programme Name M.A.(Hons) in Politics
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/any discipline, ‘Faculty change exam’ for students from other than BA (Politics) and
Online Eligibility Process (for other than Mumbai University students)
Examination Scheme Choice Based Credit System
Admission Admission procedure starts in the month of June
Fee Structure Fees For Indian Students - Rs. 5,405/-
Fees For Foreign Students -Rs. 9,405/-
Career Avenues:Civics Services, Research and Teaching, Think Tanks, Journalism and Media, NGO’s etc.
Duration 2 Years (04 Semesters)
Course Timings Monday to Friday10.00 AM to 04.00 PM


Programme Name M.A. (Hons) Public Policy
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/ discipline, Entrance Exam/Interview and Online Eligibility Process and
Online Eligibility Process (for other than Mumbai University students)
Examination Scheme Choice Based Grading System
Admission Admission procedure starts in the month of June
Fee Structure Fee for Indian Students - Rs. 34,405/-
Fee for Foreign Students - Rs. 54,405/-
Special Features Internship and Research component
Career Avenues Civics Services, Research and Development, NGO’s and Think Tanks, Policy Making consultancy firms, Journalism and Media, Teaching etc.
Course Timings 4 Days a week



Diploma Courses

Programme Name Post Graduate Diploma Course in Human Rights
Duration One Year
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/ discipline
Examination Scheme Annual pattern
Admission Admission procedure starts in the month of July
Fee Structure Fee for Indian Students - Rs. 5025/-
Fee for Foreign Students - Rs. 9025/-
Course Timings Saturday and Sunday
Career Avenues Research and Teaching, NGO’s and Think Tanks Government Projects, Law, Journalism, etc.


Programme Name Post Graduate Diploma Course in International Studies
Duration One Year
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/ discipline, Passing Entrance Exam and Interview
Examination Scheme Annual pattern
Admission Admission procedure starts in the month of July
Fee Structure Fees For Indian Students – Rs. 13,775/-Fees For Foreign Students – Rs. 52,775/-
Course Timings Saturday and Sunday
Career Avenues Research and Teaching, Think Tanks, Civil Services, Media and Journalism, etc.


Programme Name Post Graduate Diploma Course in Security Studies
Duration One Year
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/ discipline, Passing Entrance Exam and Interview
Examination Scheme Annual pattern
Admission Admission procedure starts in the month of July
Fee Structure Fees For Indian Students – Rs. 13,775/-
Fees For Foreign Students – Rs. 52,775/-
Course Timings Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Career Avenues Research and Teaching, Think Tanks, Civil Services, Media and Journalism, etc



Certificated Course

Programme Name Post Graduate Certificate Course in Right to Information
Duration Six Months
Eligibility Graduate in any subject/ discipline
Examination Scheme Annual pattern
Admission Six months course
Fee Structure Fees For Indian Students - Rs. 5,025/-
Fees For Foreign Students – Rs. 9,025/-
Course Timings Saturday and Sunday


Research Programme


Programme Name M.Phil. in Politics
Duration One Year (Maximum Two Years)
Eligibility M.A. Politics (General 55% and SC/ST 50% or equivalent grade)
Online Entrance Test (As per the UGC Regulations and VCD No. Exam/Thesis/Univ./VCD/947 of 2018
Fee Structure Fees For Indian Students – Rs. 9,275/-
Fees For Foreign Students – Rs. 21,275/-
Course Timings 3 Days a week

Programme Name Ph.D. in Politics
Duration 3 Year (Minimum)
Eligibility M.A. in Politics or preferable in sister discipline and fulfilling the criteria as mentioned in the VCD No.: Exam/Thesis/Univ./VCD/947/of 2018.
Fee Structure Fees for Indian Students,– Rs. 10,725/-Fees for Foreign Students – Rs. 34,725/-