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The Association of Political Science was inaugurated on 6th October 1969 by the then Chief Minister Mr. K. Kamaraj. It was started to provide a forum for exchange of ideas by organizing lectures, debates, seminars and discussions which till date has provided ample opportunities to both students of Political Science as well as all other students who evince keen interest in Politics , to learn and share in the knowledge of the state.
 
The association conducts interclass competitions like Quiz, Essay Writing, Debates and Article Writing. Seminars on topic of interest and relevance are also conducted by inviting scholars and experts in the respective fields and also by the students themselves.
 
The association’s Christmas Day Programme and OPUS-DEI (Valedictory) functions are celebrated with lot of interest and jubilation.
 

ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES (2014 – 15)

 

  • The Association inauguration was on 22nd September, 2014 by Shri. V.A. Ravi Kumar, IPS Chennai Region. 

Special Talks:

  • Prof. Thabit Abdulla, Associate Dean, External Relations, York University, Canada on 11th August, 2014
  • “NGOs, Civil Societies and Terrorism” by Ms Dharitri Dwivedy, Director, Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 28th August 2014.

Endowment Lectures:

  • Dr. Chandran D.S. Devanesen Endowment Lecture - Dr. Jonathan Berkey, Professor Davidson College, USA - “Jihad and Crusade in the 21st century” - 7th October, 2014
  • Dr. Abel Endowment Lecture - Dr. Sridhar Krishnaswami of SRM University - “Challenges of the 21st Century to the International System” - 16th March 2014.
  • One-day Trip to Queensland was arranged on 2th August, 2014 for the staff members and students.
  • Students’ Seminar Presentations were organised on 26th September 2014 10th October, 2014. Three students gave presentations.
  • Christmas celebrations held on 13th December 2014 at Love Care Centre, Kanchipuram which takes care of 100 orphaned children.
  • Intra-department football match - 9th & 10th March, 2015
  • Intra-department debate and quiz competitions - 11th March, 2015
  • Intra-department cricket match - 12th & 13th March
  • “Youth have your say”- International students seminar series was inaugurated by Prof. Sridhar Krishnaswami on 16th March 2014. A total of 14 papers were presented by participants from Presidency College, Ethiraj College, Stella Maris College and MCC.
  • Freshers Meet – 24th July 2014
  • Valedictory Function – 8th April 2015
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