CPSCM : Certificate(Peace Studies and Conflict Management )

About This Programme:

Certificate Programme in Peace Studies and Conflict Management (CPSCM) is designed to provide general introduction to peace and conflict phenomena. To equip the learners with the Knowledge and skills to understand and analyse peace processes and conflict management at the local, national and international level.


The objectives of this course are to:


  • Appreciating the common goals of Higher Education, Research and Training to empower people to participate in the process of establishing world peace, accelerating national development and improving the quality of life of people.


  • Realising the knowledge and understanding of Gandhian Philosophy and action in general and truth, non-violence, sarvodaya, satyagraha and sustainable development in particular.


Eligibility:10+2 in any discipline, (Those who don’t posses 10+2 qualification can also be admitted after clearing
IGNOU’s preparatory programme

Total Fees:

Rs. 3500/- for full Programme 


Minimum 2 years and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission. 6 Months

Medium of Instruction:

English and Hindi

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Prof. Darvesh Gopal, dgopal@ignou.ac.in ; Ph-011-29572727 and Anurag Joshi , anuragjoshi@ignou.ac.in ; Ph-011-29572713


  • BGP 1 – Introduction to Peace and Conflict Management
  • BGP 2 – Indian Perspectives on Peace and Conflict
  • BGP 3 – Conflicts and Peace: Global Perspective
  • BGPP 1 – Project Work


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