The Department of Political Science is one of the oldest departments of Jagannath University, prior to 2005 which was a post-graduate college and this college was a school before (circa) 1957 A.D.
This department had started functioning from the very beginning of this university and it is 2005. The first admission session of the first enrollment of the Department of Political Science is 2005-06 in which 147 students were enrolled. Though there was a large number students from the previous institution and we must keep in mind that this university comes from a college. There are some purposes of this entity i.e. encouraging students to know about the theories and organization of political science; making the learners more realistic; letting them seek knowledge in different aspects of politics and society and making sure of creating a knowledge oriented environment in the entity.