Ambedkar University Delhi
Established by The Government of NCT of Delhi
The aim of the two-year MA programme in Environment and Development is to foster interdisciplinary research and learning in the areas at the intersection of human society, non-human beings and the biophysical environment. The programme is guided by the idea that ecological challenges such as resource depletion, inequalities and conflicts result from complex interactions of social and environmental factors and that meaningful intervention in these debates should be informed by knowledge and skills on a wide range of themes and subjects. This MA programme will provide students with an interdisciplinary perspective based on an informed understanding of social and natural sciences, as well as insights from the lived world.
It is expected that students passing out of this programme will be equipped to work in government agencies, academia, private corporations, non-governmental organisations, consultancy firms, civil society initiatives as well as the media. In order to continuously bring in the best in the discipline, the course committee has institutionalised mechanisms by which feedback on the curriculum is provided periodically by experts in this field.
The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks (or equivalent grades) from a recognised university in any discipline. Relaxation of 5 per cent for candidates belonging to Schedule caste, Schedule Tribes, and Physically handicapped. Meeting the eligibility criteria is a must for appearing in the entrance examination.
A sum of of Rs. 16,000 will be charged as fees for each semester, and Rs. 500 will be charged as contribution to the Student Welfare Fund. The total fee payable at the time of admission will be Rs. 18,500 which includes Rs. 16,000 for Semester 1, a refundable caution deposit of Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 500 for the Student Welfare Fund. For details of fee refund, please refer to the University Bulletin of Information.
The University offers full and partial fee waivers to students who are in need of support given their economic backgrounds. In fact, 25 per cent of the fees collected from students are returned to the economically disadvantaged students by way of Fee waivers and scholarships. Over the previous 3 years, 229 students have been awarded fee waivers. Most of these have been full fee waivers.
The University has also created a Student Welfare Fund in order to support needy students in bearing the costs of study material, like photocopying, textbooks, and even subsistence.
Any changes in the schedule will be notified on the University Notice Board and website. For test and interview dates and other information on the online admissions process, fee refund, cancellation of admissions etc., please refer to the University Bulletin of Information.
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