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Master of Arts (M.A.) Dalit Studies

Objective : The two years Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Dalit Studies conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of Dalit Movements, Dalitisation, Scheduled Caste Empowerment, Entrepreneurship for Dalits, Social Development and Education for Dalit Community etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

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

Subjects : First Year
Introduction to Dalit Studies
Past, Present and Future of Dalits
Social Characteristics of Dalits
Dalit and Economic Policies
Dalit Movements in India

Subjects : Second Year
Dalitisation and Politics
Dalit and Development
Empowerment of Dalits
Research Methodology
Master’s Thesis

Careers in Dalit Studies

There is an urgent need for empowering the members of the scheduled caste community by creating facilities for their educational, social and developmental needs. The Master’s Degree in Dalit Studies conceptualises to design ways and means to stop discrimination and exclusion based on cast, ethnicity and religion by exploring the possibility of creating legal, regulatory and policy frameworks that promote social inclusion by advising the Central and State Governments to implement special component plants for the overall development of Dalits by creating study cum training cum production centres.

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. 300 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.