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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
Distance Education Council to The Global Open University
The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
Gazette Extraordinary
Published by Authority
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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Disaster Management

Objective : The two years M.Sc. Degree in Disaster Management being conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of Disaster Mitigation, Hydrological, Coastal, Marine, Atmospheric, Geological, Technical, Forests, Wind and Water Driven Disasters for mitigating the effects of earthquakes, floods, droughts, cyclonic storms, landslides, avalanches etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science (M.Sc.) with specialisation in Disaster Management shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.


Subjects : First Year
Introduction to Disaster Mitigation
Hydrological, Coastal & Marine Disasters
Atmospheric Disasters
Geological, Mass Mov. & Land Disasters
Forest Related Disasters

Subjects : Second Year
Wind and Water Driven Disasters
Technological Disasters
Engineering for Disaster Management
Case Studies in Disaster Management
Master's Thesis


Careers in Disaster Management


Disaster Management is a national as well as international responsibility. If disaster education system is not introduced immediately in all schools and colleges in the country, it will almost be impossible to ensure disaster preparedness viewing the disastrous scenario related to floods, earthquakes, dambursts, avalanches, land slides, tornadoes, tsunamis, el-ninos, famines, desertification, droughts, forest fires besides man made disasters like mining and other related technological disasters, wars, hazardous and nuclear threats to disasters in different countries of the world.


Total Fee : Rs. 28,150

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 28,150 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.