The Department of Political Science is functioning since the inception of the college. The department is one of the important departments of the
Humanities as, presently maximum number of students are studying Political Science at UG level. The department desires and aims to create an
engaging atmosphere for the students for exposing the students and also provide them an opportunity to interact with the scholars and experts of
the various aspects of political science, international relations and research methodology. The focus of the regional issues has been on
development administration, local self-government (both rural & urban) and issues and concerns like livelihood in the mountains, ecological and
environmental issues, sustainable development, good governance, woman issues ,Peoples participation, Uttarakhand development etc.
The college was established on 01 August 2001, at the undergraduate level with seven core subjects of the Faculty of Arts (Hindi, English, History, Sociology,
Political Science, Geography, Economics). In 2016-2017, Faculty of Science was introduced with five subjects (Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry
and Physics). This college is one of the major centre of higher education in Uttarkashi district since 2001.