The department of Political Science, Suren Das College, Hajo was established on August 29, 1979, the same year the college was founded. Gauhati University has granted the department permanent affiliation in the year 2021. The department's main goal is to improve political education and awareness among students, society, and the institution's stakeholders. Furthermore, students are trained and encouraged to pursue a variety of careers such as Advocates, Teaching, Social Work, Civil Services, Security Forces, and Elected Representatives, and others. Apart from that, the basic purpose is to develop good and responsible citizens. The department started offering major classes in 1987 and has since graduated over 450 students with a major in political science and hundreds more with a pass course in political science. Many of the graduates are working in a various fields. With the help of the parent institution, Gauhati University, the department has offered a variety of undergraduate courses since its inception. The department also established Post Graduate courses, i.e. M.A. in Political science in 2019 with the approval of the department of political science, Gauhati University.
VISION & MISSION OF THE COLLEGE
Empowering the rural masses through quality education and enabling the youths to meet the challenges of future.
We shall continue to be an institute with a difference by developing competent, committed and compassionate leaders through education, knowledge generation and dissemination, capacity building, skill enabled learning and organizational development.
VISION & MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT
The vision of the Department of Political Science is to impart quality education among the students for the development of leadership quality and the capability to meet the challenges of future
· To develop leadership qualities among the rural youths.
· To develop rational thinking, analytical skills, necessary to be responsible citizens for contributing towards the state and the nation.
· To prepare the students as informed and thoughtful participants in the community.
· To teach Indian democratic values and create awareness among the students about political philosophy.