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Department of Public Administration


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The discipline of Public Administration started as a systemic and scientific study of functions of government in multiple domains and at different levels. Public administration is an academic discipline which studies and analyses the machinery and procedure of government. It is centrally concerned with the organization of government policies and programs as well as the behavior of officials formally responsible for their conduct. It prepares civil servants for working in the public service. As a ‘field of inquiry with a diverse scope’, its fundamental goal is the advancement of management through the application of innovative ways to enhance the functioning of government. Public Administration is a combination of both theory and practice.

It was born in 1887 as a discipline, but as an activity Public Administration is as old as human existence itself. The intellectual roots of Public Administration are laid down with the magnificent and phenomenal thoughts of Thomas Woodrow Wilson who is reckoned as the father of Public Administration. He is credited with acknowledging the contribution of Public Administration in the ever transforming scenario of democratic polity. The advocacy of Public Administration as science and its relevance as a magnificent activity as well as distinctive discipline in the contemporary epoch is accredited to his industrious efforts.

The modern era has marked the inception and indulgence of Universal approach of Public Administration in all walks of life, across every domain as well as at all levels of sodality. Being prominently accepted and reckoned as a social science discipline, Public Administration has developed with strenuous efforts and contributions of eminent thinkers and academicians at the global level.

In Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Chandigarh, the Department of Public Administration was set up in 1966. Prof. Sucha Singh was the first faculty of the subject in the college. With the constant, accentuate and adamant approach as well as spirit of the department members, the strength of students enrolled in Public Administration proliferated gradually with the passage of time. With the perplexing scope and interdisciplinary approach, its relevance and higher probability of employment opportunities in Corporate sector, civil services, administrative domain and market arena; the admission of students depict the upwards trend being favored by both genders.

 

COURSES OFFERED

Courses Offered

Duration

Strength

Academic Qualification

Mode of admission

Undergraduate (B.A I, II, III)

3 years

    950

                    10+2

          Merit basis

 

FACULTY

Name & Qualifications

No. of Publications

No. of Books

Oral/
poster presen
tation

Area of Specialization

Dr Sandeep Kaur  (HOD)

MA, LLB, LLM, Ph.D, UGC-NET,JRF

24

5

12

Local Administration

Ms Rupinder Aulakh

MA (Pub Adm), MA (Eco), MBA (HR), MPhil (Pub Adm), UGC-NET (Pub Adm), PGDHRD, Pursuing Ph.D from Panjab University.

10

-

6

Personnel Administration

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Well-equipped Departmental Room. College library has a wide collection of various books on the subject. The department has a collection of books to serve the needs of financially weak students.

 

FACULTY AWARDS

Name

Award Details

Dr. Sandeep Kaur

  • Gold Medalist in MA (Public Administration)

Rupinder Aulakh

  • Gold Medalist in MA (Public Administration)
  • Award of Excellence and Gold Medal in Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights and Duties

 

 

ALUMNI OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Bibi Hajera Rakazada : Working in United States of America Agency for International Development as Gender Administrator and Youth Assistant since October 2015.

  • Qasemi Murtaza : Working as  ESL Instructure, Director of Students’ Affairs, Editor and Translator in Star Educational Society, leading and renowned educational institution in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

EXTENSION / OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

Students have been actively participating in the various seminars and field activities.