Registration for Optional Papers


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Please contact the department office for updating roll number and other details on Monday - Tuesday, 4-5 February.

Students with time-slot clash (same group) should get their optional papers changed on a priority basis. The department shall not be responsible for any error in this regard.



Please visit this link to fill the form for optional papers


YOU CANNOT FILL THE FORM BEFORE 11 January 2019 (Friday), 10 a.m.

Note that you will be able to view, fill out, and submit the form from  11 January 2019 (Friday), 10 a.m. onwards. In the meantime, keep your details and choices ready. 




See the sample form here and keep all details ready


See the notification here




1. The optional form will be accepted only with effect from 11th January 2019 (Friday), 10:00 am onwards. PLEASE DO NOT fill the form before l0:00 am.

2. Optional form submission for winter semester 2018-19 (MA Final Semester IV) will be done via online medium using Google Forms ONLY. The link will be available on the Department Website.

3. Only ONE response per e-mail ID would be registered.

4. Students need to have a GMAIL ACCOUNT. Those students, who do not have a Gmail account, are required to register for a Gmail account and use the same for filling up the form.

5. It is mandatory to fill up all the details in the form. Incomplete forms will not be entertained.

6. Students are required to select three optional papers. Selections will be accepted according to first come first serve basis.

7. There is a limit of 100 students per paper. Therefore, the first 100 students opting for a particular optional, on a first come first serve basis, shall be entertained. Once a paper has received 100 applicants, the optional shall no longer be available.

8. Two designated teachers/scholars will be available in the department for addressing any queries regarding this process. Any confusion should be clarified at the Department latest by 2 pm on 14 January 2019 (Monday) in LH-3.

9. Students shall be solely responsible for any errors in the filling up of their forms.

10. Students will be given only one chance to change their selected optionals, date for which shall be announced later.

11. Printout of the form is put up on the notice boards and the department website.


Following are the instructions to fill the form online:

a) The link will open a Google Form where the student has to fill the following details:

1. E-mail ID

2. Name

3. Postal Address for Correspondence

4. Telephone/Mobile Number

5. PG College Name

6. PG College Roll No.

7. Exam Roll No.

b)  Students need to make sure that they have these details ready before opening the form.

c) The link will be available on the Department website. However, it will not be active before 11th January 2019, 10 am.

GROUPS with name 2019

You can ONLY choose ONE paper from each Group No. G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6 and G7.

Example: If you opt for A1, you cannot opt for B1 or C1. However, you are free to choose any other optional paper.

Though you can choose more papers from Group A, B and C, you may choose to specialize in any one stream of (Group A- Political Theory/Thought), (Group B- Public Administration/Indian Politics); and (Group C- Comparative Politics/International Relations)