Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies

Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies PGDDVS

There is a huge gap between the need for professional leaders and traditional courses available in developmental sector. This programme has been designed to impart 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 as development professional.
Programme Objectives:

  • To impart knowledge on various aspects of development studies.
  • To train qualified human resources in the professional area of development studies.

Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 3 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions
Fee Structure: Rs. 5000/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MDV 101 Introduction to Development and Development Theories 6
MDV 102 Dynamics of Development 6
MDV 103 Issues and Challenges of Development 6
MDV 106 Research Methodology in Development Studies 6
MDV 109 Development in India- An Overview 6
MDV 4 Gender and Development 6
Total Credits 36

# After completing PGDDVS, interested students may take lateral entry directly into the second year of Master of Arts (Development Studies) (MADVS).

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