The Department of Political Science came into existence in 1956. Till 1999; the Department has been offering Political Science as a subsidiary subject to History, Economics and English Literature. Undergraduate course in Political Science started in 1999 with the student intake of 40. The first batch completed B A course in 2002. Ever since, the Department serves as a platform for students, who wish to pursue higher studies in Political Science in the north Malabar area of Kerala. Department has students enrolled from Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Thrissur districts. Department has a brilliant record of having more than 90 percentage of pass out in the university examinations. Talented students of the Department, with their impressive performance have achieved laurels in the realm of arts and sports both in Kerala and outside the state. Students of the department have been working in various positions in different echelons of the society from government service and legal profession to media and civil society spaces. The department has school, college and university teachers, lawyers, academics, librarians, media professionals, professional sport players, government employees, politicians, as alumni among other things.