IGNOU MA Political Science – MPS Syllabus 2024

IGNOU MPS Syllabus 2024 - Here, Candidates will be able to find the latest syllabus structure for the IGNOU MPS program with all subjects list. IGNOU MPS Syllabus Structure is available with a credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented a credit system in MPS courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re-registration.

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IGNOU MPS Candidates have to earn a required number of credits every semester or every year to complete and qualify for MPS passing certificate. The selection of the courses can be made at the time of taking fresh admission or re-registration for the subsequent year or semester for the MPS program. There are many courses available for IGNOU MPS course selection out of which some are compulsory courses and some of are elective courses.

IGNOU MPS Syllabus 2024 Highlights

Name of the Program Master of Arts (Political Science)
Exam System Annual
Total Credits 64
Category IGNOU MPS

MPS students will have the option to choose the course of their choice from the elective courses (if exists) while there are no choices and options available for compulsory or core courses.

IGNOU MPS Current Syllabus 2024

1st Year
Course Code     Course Name Credits 
 MPS-001  Political Theory  8
 MPS-002  International Relations: Problems & Theory  8
 MPS-003  India: Democracy and Development  8
 MPS-004  Comparative Politics: Issues and Trends  8
2nd Year (Choose courses worth 32 credits)
Course Code     Course Name Credits 
 MPSE-001  India and the World  4
 MPSE-002  State and Society in Latin America  4
 MPSE-003  Western Political Thought  4
 MPSE-004  Social and Political Thought in Modern India  4
 MPSE-005  State and Society in Africa  4
 MPSE-006  Peace and Conflict Studies  4
 MPSE-007  Social Movements and Politics in India  4
 MPSE-008  State Politics in India  4
 MPSE-009  Canada: Politics and Society  4
 MPSE-011  The European Vision in World Affairs  4
 MPSE-012  State and Society in Australia  4
 MPSE-013  Australia’s Foreign Policy  4
 MED-002  Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges  4
 MED-008  Globalisation and Environment  4
 MGP-004  Gandhi’s Political Thought  4
 MGPE- 007  Non-violence Movements after Gandhi  4
 MGPE- 008  Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution  4
 MGPE-010  Conflict Management, Transformation and Peace Building  4
 MGPE-011  Human Security  4
 MGPE-013  Civil Society, Political Regimes and Conflicts  4
Total Credits 64

IGNOU MPS Credit System

As we all know, IGNOU has implemented a credit system in the MPS program in which the candidates have to earn a total of 64 credits to obtain the IGNOU MPS certificate. Therefore, each of the MPS courses will have an appropriate number of credits that you will earn only after you complete the particular subject. The MPS candidates can get to know about the total number of credits that they need to earn to become eligible for the IGNOU MPS degree certificate.

IGNOU University is working regularly to revise the MPS Syllabus Structure to fulfill the current demands as well as to keep connected with the latest curriculum that helps students to achieve their goals as per the latest trends. IGNOU has the right to change and update the IGNOU MPS Syllabus at any session to offer only the latest course structure. We also work hard for IGNOU MPS students to provide an updated syllabus structure to them which will help them for their studies.

25 thoughts on “IGNOU MA Political Science – MPS Syllabus 2024”

  1. can anyone tell me that in my grade card MGPE 11 is not showing rest all the subject are seen…even I have given assignment nd exam also but MGPE 11 is missing in the grade card…..

  2. There is 21 course name in 2nd year, how many courses compulsory for selection, please guide me, I eagerly want to enroll in MPS

  3. Hello, I want to ask if there are any compulsory subjects in the list of second year subjects. I randomly choose 8 subjects from the list. Is that all right?

  4. Sir my enrollment no.is 155332917.
    I got admitted for MPS programme year 2015.
    Completed in 2019.
    I want to know my secured marks out of total marks as provisional certificate yet not provided.

  5. I humble request please provide mps second year Syllabus. First year I have only four subjects and second year there are so many.Thank you

  6. Sir, I need a syllabus of mps first semester..It is my humble request to you send me syllabus.please sir

  7. There is total 32 credit points in each year . Thus select any 8 (8*4= 32 credit points) courses in second year .

    1. 2 nd year has 8 papers of 50 marks each totaling to 400…so its 50 marks for 8 subjects=400. that is both years combined has to be total 64 credits(32+32). In first year it is 4 subjects of 100 mrks(8 credits each).

    2. So for 2nd year I have to select 8 subjects from the list given above. Is it like that.

    3. There is also 4 papers in MPS 2 these are credits which you have to prepare for exam.

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