Interview Question Bank - Humanities : Political

Top Political Questions
  • Can you talk about Lenin's theory of Imperialism.
  • How did the British rule affect the Indian agricultural system?
  • What do you know about the composition of the Constituent Assembly?
  • What is Judicial review?
  • Which are the anti terror laws in India?
  • What is Public Interest Litigation?
  • What is Article 356?
  • What is preventive detention?
  • What is public administration?
  • What do you understand by good governance?
  • What are the characteristic features of political theory?
  • What are the central principles of liberalism?
  • What is post modernism?
  • What is deliberative democracy?
  • What is anarchism?
  • What was the impact of the revolt of 1857?
  • What is the difference between old institutionalism and new institutionalism?
  • What do you know about the election commission of India?
  • What are the objectives of the United Nations?
  • Can you briefly describe the formation of the United Nations?
  • What are the functions of UNESCO?
  • What are the functions of ILO?
  • Can you talk about Women’s political participation and representation?
  • Can you talk about Politics as a conciliation of interests?
  • What do you know about the Marxist theory?
  • What is citizenship?
  • What is utilitarianism?
  • What is justice?
  • What is the neo realist theory of International relations?
  • Can you talk about the European Union?
  • How does behaviorism affect the political theory?
  • Why do you think Power is a contested concept?
  • What are the limitations of Liberal Democracy?
  • What is empirical political theory?
  • What is the role of the general assembly of the UN?
  • How is international peace and security maintained?
  • How does ECOSOC contribute to the development of the third world?
  • What was the impact of neo colonialism on the African economies?
  • What is apartheid?
  • What is the role of the World Bank?
  • What are the objectives of the African Union?
  • What is the relationship between Politics, Economy and Society?
  • What is Capitalism?
  • What is human development in the context of developing countries?
  • What is feudalism?
  • Can you talk about India's nuclear policy?
  • What are the achievements of SAARC?
  • Why is Machiavelli regarded as the first modern thinker?
  • What is John Locke's theory of natural rights?
  • How are natural rights different from fundamental rights?
  • What are the different models of public policy?
  • What is the difference between performance budget and traditional budget?
  • What is fiscal decentralization?
  • What is social welfare administration?
  • What is Max Weber's theory of bureaucracy?
  • What is policy analysis?
  • How do social movements contribute to policy formation? Any examples?
  • How has globalization impacted the public policy of India?
  • What is the feminist theory?
  • What is the uniform civil code?
  • Which social factors lead to social exclusion?
  • How is militarism related to capitalism?
  • What are the features of the Soviet model of development?
  • What is the role of Civil Society organizations in India?
  • How has the RTI deepened the Indian democracy?
  • What is Hobbes' theory of political obligation?
  • What are the problems associated with migration?
  • What do you know about the disinvestment policy of India?
  • Can you talk about the fundamental rights and duties?
  • What is the role of the emerging middle class in the Indian democratic system?
  • What do you understand by comparative politics?
  • What are the general characteristics of state in the developing countries?
  • What do you know about the power of the Supreme Court?
  • How does the constitution of India balance the 3 pillars of democracy?
  • Can you discuss the challenges of the panchayati raj system?
  • What is development administration?
  • Can you cite examples of student movements related to politics in India?
  • Can you discuss the role of the President and the Prime minister in Indian politics?
  • How has the face of Indian politics evolved since independence?
  • Do you agree that the judiciary is the guardian of democracy and the constitution?
  • What are your views on communal politics in India?
  • How has the caste system affected female subordination in India?
  • What is in your opinion an ideal society?
  • What are your views on the criminal justice system in India?
  • How has ethnicity affected the Indian political system?
  • What are your views on the reservation policy of India?
  • What is your stand on the UN reforms?
  • How are nuclear weapons a determinant of foreign policy?
  • What are your views on the foreign economic policy of India?
  • Globalization leads to the shrinking of the rich cultural heritage of the entire globe. Your opinion?
  • What are your views on censorship?
  • Do you think democracy and political growth are compatible?
  • What are your views on the current political scenario in India?
  • Which political reforms would you suggest to the government of India?
  • What would be your stand on the gender debate?
  • What are your views on emancipation of women?
  • Discuss your views on the women reservation bill?
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