International Relations

International Relations


International relations is the study of the interaction of nation states and non-governmental organizations in the fields such as politics, economics and security. After a degree in International Relations you can work in academic sector, government sector and non-profit organizations to understand and develop co-operative exchanges across borders. 
The richly connected, complex world demands IR professions to present globally oriented perspective on issues that transcend national boundaries.
International relations (often referred to international affairs) has a broad purpose in contemporary society, as it seeks to understand:
The origins of war and the maintenance of peace
The nature and exercise of power within the global system
The changing character of state and non-state actors who participate in international decision-making


Skill Set


  • Flexibility
  • Cross cultural management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Autonomy
  • Communication – both verbal and written
  • Team work



Open to all stream students.
Humanities students or students who have studied Political Science have a n added edge over other students


Top Colleges

Undergraduate Colleges

Ashoka University
Course - B.A in History and International Relations
Admission - 12th class scores and Ashoka Aptitude Test

Jindal School of International Affairs
Course - B.A (hons) in Global Affairs
Admission - 12th class scores and Jindal Aptitude Test

Institute of Applied Studies and Applied Social Sciences
Course - B.A in Politics and International Relations
Admission - 12th class scores

St. Joseph College
Course - B.A Journalism, International Relations and Peace Studies, Public Policy (JIP)
Admission - 12th class scores


Postgraduate Colleges


  • Amity University, Noida
  • Silver Oak University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University
  • Admas University Kolkata
  • University of Madras
  • South Asian University Delhi



Job Prospects


  • Multilateral and Intergovernmental organizations
  • Local and National governments as Government relations consultant
  • Not for profit organizations
  • Marketing relations officer with media and publishing companies





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