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Political Researcher

A Political researcher is employed by dozens of companies today. His main aim is to research, understand and form useful insights on political matters so as to provide to their employer who can be a political party, business etc.

Career Options

  • If a person is working for an MP or a political party
  • they may choose to become an adviser after few years of experience. Some political researchers go back to university to study to become a lawyer as the skills.

Educational Qualifications

  • - Class 10+2 - Graduation

Personal Skills

  • - Interest in politics - Ability to multi task - Ability to prioritize one task ahead of another and delegate work to other employees if appropriate - Good organizational skills - Good time management skills - Confidence while dealing with members of the public - Good interpersonal skills - Good communication skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.A. (Political Science) - B.A. (Public Relations) - BBA - M.A. (Political Science) - M.A. (Public Relations) - MBA - M.A. (International Relations)

Top Colleges

  • University of Delhi Address: Benito Juarez Rd, South Campus, South Moti Bagh, South Campus, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021 Website: http://www.du.ac.in/index.html
  • University of Calcutta Address: 87, 1, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073 Website: http://www.caluniv.ac.in/

Working Conditions

A lot of deep research environment is required. They are exposed to political parties and their works. They may work for long hours as well during elections.

Top Companies

  • The Economist Group Address: Skootr Spaces, Unit No. 1, 12th Floor, Tower B, Building No. 9, DLF Cyber City, Phase – III, Gurgaon – 122002, Haryana, India Phone: +91 124 6409 300 Website: http://www.economistgroup.com/
  • Microsoft Address: Microsoft Signature Building, Embassy Golf Links Business Park, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071 Phone: 080665 87000 Website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/gtsc/default.aspx

Successful Persons

Pranab Mukherjee

He served as the 13th President of India and has always been known for his deep and insightful political analysis. He earned an MA in Political Science and History from University of Calcutta.

B.R. Ambedkar

He holds degrees from from the prestigious Columbia University and London School of Economics and Political Science. He is known for his research in law, economics and political science.

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