PGDDVS : POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

About This Programme:

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.

Eligibility:

: Graduation in any discipline

Total Fees:

Rs. 5000/- for full programme.

Duration:

Minimum 1 years and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English 

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

: Prof. B.K. Pattanaik; bkpattanaik@ignou.ac.in ; Ph : 011- 29571662 Prof. P.V.K.Sasidhar; pvksasidhar@ignou.ac.in; Ph: 011-29571665 Prof. Nehal.A.Farooquee ; nafarooquee@ignou.ac.in; Ph : 011-29571664

Syllabus

  • MDV 101 – Introduction to Development and Development Theories
  • MDV 102 – Dynamics of Development
  • MDV 103 – Issues and Challenges of Development
  • MDV 106 – Research Methodology in Development Studies
  • MDV 109 – Development in India- An Overview
  • MDV 4 – Gender and Development