Master of Arts Rural Development MARD IGNOU
The discipline of Rural Development is of vital significance for understanding the development issues related to to rural society. The syllabus of M.A. Programme in Rural Development is designed to include such diverse academic contents as are essential in the making of this discipline in the Indian context. An essential component of this programme is dissertation based on empirical research in rural areas. The programme will be useful to personnel working in various Government Departments/agencies, NGO’s, cooperative banks and other institutes engaged in rural transformation. It will also be beneficial for fresh graduates interested in pursuing a career in the discipline of rural development.
IGNOU MARD Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.
Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi
IGNOU MARD Duration: Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions
IGNOU MARD Fee Structure: Rs. 10,800/- for the full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year.
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits||Download|
|I Year (Compulsory)|
|MRD 101||Rural Development – Indian Context||6|
|MRD 102||Rural Development Programmes||6|
|MRD 103||Rural Development – Planning and Management||6|
|MRD 4||Research Methods in Rural Development||6|
|II Year (Choose any five)|
|RDD 6||Rural Health Care||6|
|RDD 7||Communication and Extension in Rural Development||6|
|MRDE 101||Rural Social Development||6|
|MRDE 2||Voluntary Action in Rural Development||6|
|MRDE 3||Land Reforms and Rural Development||6|
|MRDE 4||Entrepreneurship and Rural Development||6|