The department offers a fee-levying Certificate Course in Politics and Governance Studies. This course of six-month duration aims at providing knowledge and skills to social and political practitioners at the community level in the field of politics and governance.

Members of local government bodies, aspiring political leaders as well as community activists are particularly encouraged to participate in this course. It is also open to media personnel, school teachers, government employees, and members of the public with an interest in issues of politics and governance.

Classes are held on Saturdays.