Master of Arts (Development Studies) (MADVS)

This programme has been designed to impact quality education and training in the area of Development Studies. The programme is meant for development professionals across the sectors and also to fresh graduates interested in pursuing carrier and development professionals.

Students who complete Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDVS) can take lateral entry to second year of MADVS.

Minimum Duration – 2 years

Maximum Duration – 4 years

Eligibility: Bachelor ‘s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University

Medium of Instruction: English

Programme Details:

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
I Year
MDV 101Introduction to Development and Development Theories6
MDV 102Dynamics of Development6
MDV 103Issues and Challenges of Development6
MDV 4Gender and Development6
MDV 106Research Methodology in Development Studies6
MDV 109Development in India – An Overview6
II Year (Choose any 36 Credits)
MDV 105Development Planning and Management6
MDV 108Development Communication and Extension6
MDV 110Training and Development6
MDV 111Local Self Governance and Development6
MDV 115Health and Development6
MEDS 41Introduction to Urban Development6
MEDS 42Issues and Challenges in Urban Planning and Development6
MDVP 117Project Work*12

* Project work is equivalent to 2 courses or 12 credits