Symbiosis International University Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts

Comparative Politics

Faculty Course Type Credits Prerequisites Semester
Alok Oak Major/Minor 4 Pol. Sci. Major/Minor 4


In an age marked with intolerance, this paper will help the students, who are members of the global village, to comprehend the behaviour of nations and actors who charter the course of world politics

 Course Objectives 

The aim of this paper is to make the students –

  • Analyze and appraise the various polities that exist in the contemporary world order
  • Examine how they function
  • Compare and contrast the pros and cons of each polity 

 Teaching Methodology 

  • Interactive class discussions on every concept. Small class size
  • Use of articles, news clipping, videos, etc. to further explain concept i.e. enable a practical understanding of the concept.
  • Evaluations are conducted throughout the semester to ensure that the students’ learning outcomes are appraised. 


Students are expected to –

  • Complete all required reading for each scheduled class as per the course outline,
  • Actively participate in class activities and discussions, and
  • Complete all evaluative processes for successful course completion!