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Eligibility for M.Phil Development Studies

The programme is intended for students with a good first degree (Masters and/or four years B.A/B.Sc) with 2.5 CGPA in any development related discipline, preferably the social sciences.

Academic Program

Total Credit Hours: 36

Core Course Credit hrs: 12

Elective Course Credit hrs: 12

Thesis/Research Work Credit hrs: 12

04 Core and 04 Elective Courses

Duration: 2-years Curriculum Structure (student can complete in maximum 3 years)

Semester wise Program Structure

S.No

Course

Credits

S.No

Course

Credits

Semester-I

Semester-II

1.

DS-600 Development: History, Theory and Policy

3

5.

DS-620 Development Economics

3

2.

DS-610 Research Methods for Development Studies

3

6.

DS- 630 Anthropology and Development

3

3.

Elective-I

3

7.

Elective-III

3

4.

Elective-II

3

8.

Elective-IV

3

Semester-III & IV

9.

Thesis

12

 

List of Courses

Core Courses (3 credit hours each)

  1. DS-600 Development: History, Theory and Policy
  2. DS-610 Research Methods in Development Studies
  3. DS-620 Development Economics
  4. DS-630 Anthropology and Development

 

Elective Courses (3 credit hours each) 

  1. DS-712/ ENV-712 Poverty And Environment
  2. DS-725 Tourism and Development
  3. DS-730 Gender and Development
  4. DS-745 Power, Governance and Development
  5. DS-775 Sustainable Development and Economic Policy
  6. DS-795 Econometrics and Quantitative Techniques for Development Research
  7. DS-790 Financial Inclusion, Poverty Alleviation and Development
  8. DS-780 Development Management
  9. DS-760 Political Economy of Development
  10. DS-705 Conflict, Security and Development
  11. DS-740/ E-740 Human Resource Development (HRD)
  12. DS-700 Socio-Economic Perspectives on Conflict and Development
  13. DS-715 Environmental Problems, Politics and Development
  14. DS-735 Disaster Management
  15. DS-750 History and Political Science
  16. DS-785 Quantitative Techniques for Development Research
  17. DS 765- NGO Management
  18. DS 720- Qualitative Methods for Development Research
  19. HE- 625 Issues in Public Health
  20. DS- 710 Project Planning and Management
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