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Updated on 23 Feb, 2016

Master of Arts (Philosophy) (MAPY)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 9,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar



The Master’s programme in philosophy in distance learning mode is intended not only to enhance career prospects for students but also to train the mind for better logical thinking, mental discipline, ability for analysis and synthesis, critical reflection on social and political realities. Philosophy broadens people’s vision towards national integration, genuine appreciation of others, ‘worldviews’, better understanding of various thought patterns and peaceful co-existence. It also becomes a means to social transformation to build a better nation and to ensure social equality, human dignity and human rights for the citizens. The Master's programme in Philosophy has the following major components: 1) Compulsory Courses-16credits;2) Elective Courses-48 credits. Students can choose 6 electives in


the first year and 6 electives in the second year. To successfully complete this programme, you will have to earn 64 credits over a period of 2 to 5 years. This programme is offered only in English. However, a student is permitted to write the exam in Hindi.

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