Department of Political Science

Year of Establishment                                                :               1967
Name of Programs / Courses offered                     :               B.A. – Political Science

Department Goals

  • To organize special lectures on current issues
  • To conduct one day workshop on Dr. B.R Ambedkar’s writings.
  • Field visit to THALUK Panchayath, town Municipality.
  • Academic trip to vidhana sawdha and Gandhi Bhavana, Bengalore.
  • To conduct a case study of SC’S and ST’s political participation in the Grama panchayath election.
  • To organize the awareness programme on Human Rights with the collaboration of non-governmental organizations.

About the Department:
The Political Science was started under the headship of Prof. Seetharama Rao in 1967. He served in the department for 3 years and resigned as he was absorbed into some other college. Later he was succeeded by Prof. Narasimhachar who served for 33 years and retired in 2000. Prof. K.C Thimmappa Gowda was appointed lecturer in year          and succeeded as the head of the department. Who served for ………. Years and retired in 2013. Presently Sri. Dr. R Kumara Swamy is heading the department Assisted by one Guest lecturer.  Subject studied in combination with History and Economics (HEP).

The programs conducted by the Department :

  • Human Rights club formed in the Department.
  • Human Rights awareness programs in rural areas.
  • Arrangement of public speech on Human Rights and legal literacy.
  • Conducted bridge courses for newly admitted B.A. I Sem students.
  • Student seminars are conducted regularly.
  • Remedial classes are conducted for needy students.
  • Enrichment classes are conducted for meritorious students.

Department Activities:
Seminar and Special lectures Organized:-

2014-15   : Farmers’ problems – Special Lecture and discussion dated 03/08/2015
2016-17   : One-day seminar on 09/08/2017– Memorable movements socialist Shanthaveri Gopala Gowda
2018-19  :
Special Lecture and dialogue  on ‘Hindh Swaraj ’ by Dr. B M Puttayya dated 02/02/2019
                      Organised a special lecture on preparation for competitive Exams by Prof Prashanth Neelavara dated 07/04/2014

Students joined for higher studies (2018-19):-

  1. Ankitha K B : M.A. in Political Science
  2.  Anitha : M.A. in Political Science
  3. Amrutha M L : M.A. in Political Science
  4. Mangala : M.A. in Political Science
  5. Seema S D : B.Ed

Faculties :

Dr. R. Kumaraswamy - Political Science
Dr. R. Kumaraswamy

Dr. R. Kumaraswamy

MA, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & HOD

Department of Political Science
Tunga Mahavidyalaya

Prasad H. U. - Political Science
Mr. Prasad H. U.

Mr. Prasad H. U.



Department of Political Science
Tunga Mahavidyalaya

Tunga Mahavidyalaya

Tunga Mahavidyalaya (Kannadaತುಂಗಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ) is located at the foothills of Anandagiri in Thirthahalli Town. Tunga Mahavidyalaya “is the offspring of” Tunga Vidyavardhaka Sangha – an association of the philanthropists. Thirthahalli Taluk is the birthplace of great writers, artists, Jurists and political leaders. Popular Kannada film actor Diganth is alumnus of this institute.

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06:20 08 Jan 22
Located in the outskirts of Tirtahalli city, near Tudaki. College gets more and more attracted with the greenery that welcomes you with a freshness vibe. PUC, Under Graduation and Post Graduation courses are available in this college. Campus is included with Canteen, Xerox outlet, Sports complex, playground, library and auditorium.
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