Department of Political Science: Mr. Ritesh Bhardwaj

Name of Faculty:               Mr. Ritesh Bhardwaj

Date of Birth:                    03/02/1977

Designation:                      Assistant Professor

Department:                     Political Science

Area of Specialisation:      Political Theory, Indian Government & Politics & Gender Studies





Ph.D. Delhi University Political Science 2015 Submitted
M.Phil/M.Tech. JNU Disarmament Studies 2004 I/B+
PG Delhi University Political Science 2000 II
UG Delhi University Political Science 1998 II
UGC NET/ SLET UGC/Qualified Political Science June 2000  





Courses Taught Name of University/College/Institution Duration
Understanding Political Theory Shyam lal College (Eve.), DU 10 Years
Faminist Theory & Practice Shyam lal College (Eve.), DU 4 Years
Political Theory & Thought Shyam lal College (Eve.), DU 7 Years
Comparative Government & Politics Shyam lal College (Eve.), DU 3 Years
Human Rights, Gender & Environment Shyam lal College (Eve.), DU 4 Years

Total Teaching Experience (in years):  

  1. Under Graduation (Pass Course): 10 Years
  2. Under Graduation (Honours Course): 10 Years

Innovations/ Contributions in Teaching:

  1. Design of Curriculum: Actively Participated in Curriculum Design
  2. Teaching Methods: Using innovative methods like PPT, Projecter, Diagramatic Presentation in Political Theory, Using Class Room Talky, Promote Discussions & Debates in Tutorials
  3. Evaluation methods: Participaing contiuously at DU Evaluation Centre since 2009.
  4. Preparation of resource material including books, reading materials, laboratory manuals etc. : Participated in ILLL resource material
  5. Remedial Teaching/Student Counseling (academic): Remdial Teaching/Student Counseling during break (FYUP) or in tutorial classess.

Details of Teaching Plan etc:

Details of course teaching Plan, Synopses of lectures and reading lists supplied to students

Details of participation in the following:

  1. Paper setting and evaluation:Involvement in Paper setting constantly since 2012 and regular particiation in evaluation.
  2. Conduct of examinations: Continously since 2009

iii) Assessment of home assignments: Continously since 2005




Research Stage Title of Work/Thesis University where the work was carried out
Publications (Give a separate List) Seperate Sheet Enclosed  
Training (Please specify) 95th Orientation Programme, 18th Janurary to15th Feburary, 2011 Jamia Millia Islamia
7th Refresher Course in Human Rights & Social Inclusion

(Interdisciplinary), 14th November to 3rd December, 2011

Jamia Millia Islamia
Refresher Cource in Political Science during 5th November to 26th November, 2015 Jamia Millia Islamia



Title of the project Name of the funding agency Duration Remarks
Forest Conservation by Tribal Women: An Efforts by Jamuna Tuddu University of Delhi 1.5 Year Successfully Completed with Documentary Film
Indian Secularism in Theory and Praxis (with special reference to communal disturbance in India)     UGC Applied Under Consideration


  1. No. of research papers published (please enclose list)
    Publication Title Journal Published/ Edited in ISSN/ISBN No. (if available) Vol., Month & Year

    See Annexure 1

  2. Any other publication / articles etc. (please enclose list): See Annexure 1




Participation in Seminar/Conference:-

  1. Globl Economic Challanges: Implications for India, Organised by Shyam Lal College (Eve.), held at ILLL Auditorium, University of Delhi, 4 & 5 Feburary, 2010.
  2. Delhi College of Arts & Commerce organised National Conference at DCAC College, University of Delhi, 23-25 March, 2011.
  3. Human Rights in 21st Century: Global Perspective, National Challanges, Organised by Shyam Lal College (Eve.) University of Delhi, held at India International Centre, New Delhi, 14-15 Feburary, 2012.
  4. Debating the Politics of Development and Governance in CIntemporary India, Organised by Swami Sharddhanand College, University of Delhi, held at SSNC, 17th October, 2013
  5. Exploring Gandhian World Order, Organised by Shyam Lal College (Eve.) held at Conference Centre, University of Delhi, 28-29 January, 2013.
  6. Corporate Social Responsibility: Expectations, Reality and Challanges, Organised by Shyam Lal College (Eve.) held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 6-7 Feburary, 2014.
  7. Challanges to Indian State, Organised by Moti Lal Nehru College, University of Delhi, held at MLNC, University of Delhi 9-10 ,March, 2011.


Paper Presented in Seminar/Conference:-

  1. Presented a paper entitled, ‘Fiscal Federalism in India after 1990’s’, in 1st International Conference on Recent Development in Economics, Finance & Accounting and Econometrics, Organised by Serials Publications in association with the International Journal of Economic Research and the Journal of World Economics Review, held at Hotel Hans, New Delhi, 8-12 September 2008.
  2. Presented a paper entitled, ‘Modi’s Cooperative Federalism’, in National Seminar on Devising Policy Strategies for India, Jointly organised by PGDAV College, University of Delhi with Bihar Political Science Association, Patna on 13-14 January 2015, held at ARC Auditorium, ILLL, University of Delhi.
  3. Presented a paper entitled ‘Cooperative Federalism: Challenges and Prospects’, in National Seminar on Good Governance and Development Concerns of Small States in India, Organised by Department of Political Science, HNB Garhwal University Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttrakhand, India-246174 on March 30-31, 2014.


Participation in Workshops:-

  1. Participated in Workshop at Insttitue of Life Long Learning (ILLL), DU on Development of Online Quizzes in Political Science, May 13-14, 2009.
  2. Participated in ICT Workshop for Capacity Building of Delhi University Faculty (ILLL-Tier II) at SLC (E), January 11-23, 2010.
  3. Participated in IGNOU (Maidan Garhi) for Two-Day Workshop for Development of Question Bank for Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences (BSHF-101) of BDP, March 7-8, 2011.


Others Participation:-


  1. External Examiner for MA dissertation viva at BMSC (PG) College, Roorkee, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), India-
  2. Participated as an Observer in UGC-NET Exam 9 times at different centers in India.


“Devising Policy Strategies for India”, Organised by Deptt. Of Political Science, PGDAV College in colloboration with Bihar Political Science Association at ARC audiroium, ILLL, Univeristy of Delhi.

Participated many times as a Seminar Committee member of Shyam Lal College (Eve.), University of Delhi



  1. Please give a short account of your contribution to:
    1. i) Community work such as values of National Integration, Secularism, democracy, socialism, humanism, peace, scientific temper, flood or drought relief, small family norms etc.: Completed DU Innovation Project on Ecological Conservation by Tribal Women, Applied for Major Research Project on Secularim with special reference to communal distubance in India.
  2. Positions held/ Leadership role played in organizations linked with Extension work and National Service Scheme (NSS), or NCC or any other similar activity: NCC Care-Taker during 2012-13.




Please give a short account of your contribution to:

  1. College/ University / Institution: Actively Involved in various committees as convener and member.
  2. Co-curricular activities: NCC Care-Taker, 2012-13
  3. Enrichment of campus life (hostels, sports, games cultural activities): Encourage students to participate in DU Antardhwani 2015, participating in Sports activity and cultural activities.
  4. Students welfare and Discipline: Many times worked as a member in Discipline Committee.
  5. Membership/ Participation in Bodies/ Committees on Education and National Development: Member in IIPA, Member in IPSA.
  6. Professional Organizations of Teachers : Member of ‘Centre for Multilevel Federalism’, Vasant Kunj



  1. Association with Professional Bodies:
Association Type Details
Memberships IIPA Library, IPSA Membership & Centre for Multilevel Federalism