Dr. Babu Gopal

Associate Professor

  • B.A (Economics, Political Science and Sociology)-St. Josephs College (Affiliated to Bangalore University), Bengaluru, Karnataka- First Class.
  • M.A in Public Administration from Madras Christian College (Affiliated to the University of Madras), Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Outstanding with Gold Medal and a Memorial Prize.
  • Cleared UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Public Administration.
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Rights, Pondicherry University (A Central University)-First Class
  • Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies, Pondicherry University (A Central University), Puducherry
  • Public Administration, Politics and International Studies
Research Areas:
  • Democracy, Governance (Good Governance, e-Governance & Global Governance), Public Policy, Indian Administration, International Studies & Organisations (United Nations & European Union).
Courses taught:
  • Public Administration: Concepts and Theories, e-Governance, Public Policy, International Administration/Global Governance etc.
Teaching and Training Experience:
  • He joined as an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Central University of Andhra Pradesh in July 2023 and he is the first permanent faculty of the Central University of Andhra Pradesh. Dr.Babu, started his teaching and research carrier at a very young age hence, altogether he has 14 years of teaching and research experience. Before joining Central University of Andhra Pradesh, he served as a Senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration, Mizoram University (A Central University), Aizawl, Mizoram India.
Publications, Projects, Paper Presentations, Research Guidance, & Participation:
  • Published 12 research papers.
  • Completed 1 Major Research Project sponsored by Mizoram Rural Bank (2022).
  • Presented more than 25 papers in regional, national and international conferences and seminars.
  • Delivered number of invited lectures and chaired couple of technical sessions in conferences and seminars.
  • Guided 45 Post Graduate students in their M.A dissertation and field works and is presently guiding 4 Doctoral students.
  • Part of organizing committee of 3 national and 4 international conferences and seminars and organised 4 webinars.
  • Attended and Participated in more than 60 academic events and activities (including Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Orientation and Refresher Courses, Webinars, etc.).
Administrative Experience:
  • Chairman Hostel Advisory Committee, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • In-charge, Office of International Affairs and Collaborations, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Nodal Officer for activities under MoUs of CUAP with JNU, New Delhi and Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.
  • Member Anti-Raging Squad, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Member SC/ST Cell, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Course Coordinator (To Design Syllabus and Deliver New UG/PG Programmes), Department of Political Science, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Nodal Officer of Viksit Bharat Organsing Committee, Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Warden of PhD Research Scholars Hostel in Mizoram University
  • Joint Secretary of Mizoram University Civil Service Coaching Committee.
Other Academic Responsibilities and Engagements:
  • Apart from his teaching and research activities he has been part of university decision making bodies, especially at Department and School levels. He has been part of the faculty council, member of admission committee, departmental seminar in-charge, editorial board member, reviewer, field and study tour in-charge, member of parent-teacher meetings, in-charge of NAAC/NIRF/IQAC/ICT, Member of Board of Studies and Member of School Board (2019-2022) in Mizoram University etc.
Countries Visited:
  • United Kingdom, Israel, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Bangladesh, Jordan and Palestine.
  • Life Member of Indian Institute of Public Administration
  • Life Member of Indian Political Science Association
Email :  bengalurubabu2212@gmail.com