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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
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The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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Nagaland
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M.A. in Rural Development

Objective : The two years Distance Learning Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Rural Development conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of rural banking, integrated rural development, rural entrepreneurship, panchayati raj development, gender, population and related issues rural employment etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Rural Development shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Introduction to Rural Development
Rural Banking in India
Rural Employment
Integrated Rural Development
Rural Entrepreneurship

Subjects : Second Year
Panchayati Raj and Rural Dev.
Sustainable Rural Development
Gender, Population and Rural Dev.
Research Methodology
Master's Thesis

Careers in Rural Development

Rural Development is used to denote the actions and initiatives taken to improve the standard of living in non-urban neighbourhoods, countryside and remote villages. These communities can be exemplified with a low ratio of inhabitants to open space. Agricultural activities may be prominent in this case where as economic activities would relate to the primary sector, production of food stuffs and raw materials. Rural Development actions mostly aim at the social and economic development of the areas. It aims at finding the ways to improve the rural lives with participation of the rural people themselves.

Total Fee : Rs. 24,125

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. 24,125 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. 150 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.