Master of Arts

Master of Arts
Starts from:June 14, 1993
Campus Location

Smt. Neerabai Parkar Vidyanagari, A/P Devgad, Sindhudurg,Devgad,India — Maharashtra,India

Course Feature
  • Duration 2 years
  • Min Qualification B.A (Rural Development) Or B.A in Humanities from recognized university
Class Description

Master of Arts(M.A.) :

M.A. Rural Development  is basically a theoretical course which focuses on the basic knowledge of theory and practice of educational thought and processes accumulated around the discipline of education. It encompasses a series of BASIC subjects which are designed in a way to cover basics of all the areas of educational concern and many Advanced Courses (Theoretical or Applied) in areas demanding specialization of one or the other kind, followed by Research Dissertation. M.A. (Rural Development) is not same as M.Ed., though the terminology is alike; both are different and have their own prerequisites; however, the course contents are almost alike.

In Rural Development

Duration: 2 years(Four semesters)

Intake capacity : 25

The course consist of 4 papers each of 60 marks as follows:

Semester I & II:

  1. Rural Development : Theory and practical
  2. Rural Sociology & Social work
  3. Significance Issues in Agriculture & Rural development
  4. Rural Finance trade & co-operation

Semester III & IV:

  1. Rural Resource development
  2. Rural Government and politics
  3. Non- profit sector and its management
  4. Research methodology
scope after completing this course the students will be able to working in the area of rural development at various settings.
Department of Arts - 1993
  •  Learning out come to acquaint students with the field of rural development imparts knowledge, skills and attitude to be a rural development professional.
  •  To introduce the learner to the field of social research and research process.
  •  To study various trends in agriculture.
  •   To understand the contemporary situation of Agriculture in India.
  •   To acquaint the concept of Animal husbandry and Dairy development and its role in Rural development.
  •   To understand the nature and characteristics of rural resource and its importance in Rural Development.
  •   To understand various resources available in rural India and such as land, water and human and other resources.
  • Dr. Vijay Shrirang Kajale

    (Rural Development)

    Dr. Vijay Kajale has been working in Shri S.H. Kelkar College, Devgad since 1988. His expertise is Rural Development. He has been member of Board of studies of Rural Development,University Mumbai for 15 years. He was also a member of various academic and ...

  • Mr. Sanjay.B. Tayade

    (Rural Development)

    Mr. Sanjay Tayade has been working in Shri S.H. Kelkar College, Devgad since sept 2003.His specialization is urban and rural community development. He has completed one UGC minor research project on Animal Husbandry. He has presented research papers in na...