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Updated on 08 Oct, 2020

Master of Arts in Development Studies (MADVS)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 11,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduation in any discipline

Note: The course fee is 5500 for each year.

MADVS programme has been designed to impart quality education and training in the area of development studies. Proper planning and management of development programmes and projects hold the key for the planners and policy makers today. The criticality of the development problems has not been properly understood due to less emphasis on development issues in the academic curriculum at the graduation and post-graduation levels. Therefore, MADVS programme will be useful for the development professionals across the sectors and also to fresh graduates interested in pursuing carrier as development professionals i.e. it is for both in-service and pre-service persons.


• To impart knowledge on various aspects of development studies.
• To train qualified human resources in the professional area of development studies.
• To develop professional skills in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes.

Who Can Take Admission?

• Fresh graduates seeking career as development professionals.
• Development functionaries like village, mandal, block, municipal and district development officials.
• Civil servants of state and central Governments.
• Employees of the development institutes, research organizations, NGOs and corporate social responsibility divisions.


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[Updated on 25-Jun-2024]