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IGNOU launches Master of Arts in Development Studies; Online Admissions Open for July Session

13 June, 2018

IGNOU's School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS) has launched Master of Arts (Development Studies) (Code: MADVS) from July 2018 session. MADVS programme is meant for development professionals across the sectors and for fresh graduates interested in pursuing career as a development professional, informed, Programme Coordinator, Prof. P. V. K. Sasidhar.

This 2 year program can be pursued by any graduate having degree in any discipline.

Programme Objectives:

  • 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 & district development officials.
  • Civil servants of state & central Governments.
  • Employees of the development institutes, research organizations, NGOs & corporate social responsibility divisions.

For Further Information, prospective students can contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre or could reach out to the Programme Coordinator, Prof. P. V. K. Sasidhar through e-mail at pvksasidhar@ignou.ac.in or on mobile at 9910050413.