Statement of Purpose
An intense interest in political sciences has always been a trademark of mine. As I grew up, I saw my grandfather fighting for the rights of the backward classes, so since early childhood I got used to the sounds of disputes on public affairs and Indian politics, in which later I took part myself. Someday I grew to challenge my parents and win, using my own rules of logic and argument, in spite of their influence on my theories about national and world politics. During high school and college, I searched for my identity; I looked at many possible career paths. I found that International Relations perfectly matches my personality and goals, and gives me the ability to fulfill my lifelong dream of making a significant impact on our society. I believe that God has molded me into the type of individual who cares strongly about his surroundings, and cannot be happy unless he is impacting those around him in a positive way. This conviction is deeply rooted in my everyday routine and in my overall life. I want to touch the lives of as many people as I can. To help you understand my current goals better, I would like to explain my educational experience up to this point. While studying I was interested in Indian foreign policy, my research work was devoted to the Indian politics and the effects of it globally. The first course paper with the review of the film Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi set during the most formative years of India’s democracy. Set in the 70’s against the backdrop of the Emergency of 1975-77 when India was undergoing major social and political changes. It dealt with aspirations of the youth during the years of transition. During that semester I also published a paper on “economics of the Indo-US nuclear deal.” Here I argued that the Indo-US nuclear deal will help India come out of nuclear isolation and work in the world environment as a responsible advocate of use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. During my education I had...
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