School of Development Studies (SDS)


Introduction

SDS addresses the critical issue of development from wide-ranging interdisciplinary perspectives. The Ph.D and MA programme in Development Studies equips students with the ability to do research and address the challenges of development and public policy as they affect developing societies. It is structured around a learning of development theory, an understanding of growth and development, and broad debates on the structures of economic and political arrangements epitomised by states, markets and society.

Faculty

Programmes

Notices

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Attendance,Assessment & promotion

PhD in Development Studies

Attendance of classes is compulsory.

Assessment: Continuous assessment process.

No assessment can have more than 40 percent weight for a 4 credit course.

Assessment methods can be

  • Exams
  • Term papers
  • Assignments
  • Oral Presentation of synopsis / Progress Report / confirmation paper
  • Thesis

Promotion:

  • A minimum CGPA of 6 (B Only) required for successful completion of course work.
  • Presentation of confirmation paper to the Research Committee at the end of second year.

MA in Development Studies

Attendance of classes is compulsory.

Assessment: Continuous assessment process.

No assessment can have more than 40 percent weight for a 4 credit course.

Assessment methods can be

  • Exams
  • Weekly / monthly tests
  • Term papers
  • Weekly / monthly Assignments
  • Reports on field work
  • Dissertation
  • Oral Presentations

Promotion:

  • Repetition of 2 papers per year is permitted.
  • In rest of the papers CGPA of 5 (B Minus) would be required for promotion from 1st year to 2nd year