The Department of Political Science was established in 1979 and is one of the oldest departments in Silapathar College. Throughout the years several alumni have made the department proud through their notable achievements in diverse fields such as academic, administrative, business and entrepreneurship as well as in public life. The department runs 2 years HS courses under AHSEC and 3 years B.A. courses with Honours in semester mode. Apart from the compulsory courses the department offers 6 months add on/certificate course every year. The department has introduced the CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) from the academic year 2019. The founding Head of the department was Mr. Puneswar Bori. Mr. Ghana Pegu and Mr. Dinesh Ch. Pegu joined the department in 1988 and 1991 respectively. Currently, the department is run by three faculties- Mr. Nabin Ch. Kardong, Mrs. Debina Pamehgam Pegu and Miss Madhusmita Devi.