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  • 1. 2. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES2.1 Master of Arts (Distance Education) (MADE) çFke o"kZ ds ikB~;Øe ¼çR;sd 8 ØsfMV dk½ %This Programme has been designed to develop human resource in 1- ,e-,p-Mh-&2 % vkèkqfud fgUnh dforkvarious specialised areas of Distance Education. The details of the 2- ,e-,p-Mh-&3 % miU;kl ,oa dgkfu;kaProgramme are as follows: 3- ,e-,p-Mh-&4 % ukVd ,oa vU; x| foèkk,¡ Course Code Title of the Course Credits 4- ,e-,p-Mh-&6 % fgUnh Hkk"kk vkSj lkfgR; dk bfrgkl ES-315 Research for Distance Education 6 f}rh; o"kZ ds ikB~;Øe ¼,e-,p-Mh-&05 ikB~;Øe ES-316 Curriculum Development for 8 ØsfMV] ks"k lHkh 4&4 ØsfMV½ % Distance Education 6 1- ,e-,p-Mh-&1 % fgUnh dkO;&1 ¼vkfn dkO;] HkfDr ES-317 Distance Education : Economic Perspective 6 dkO; ,oa jhfr dkO;½ ES-319 Staff Development in Distance Education 6 2- ,e-,p-Mh-&5 % lkfgR; fl)kar vkSj lekykspuk ES-320 Project Work 6 3- ,e-,p-Mh-&7 % Hkk"kkfoKku vkSj fgUnh Hkk"kk Total: Five Courses 30 4- ,e-,p-Mh-&13 % miU;kl% Lo:i vkSj fodkl 5- ,e-,p-Mh-&14 % fgUnh miU;kl&1 ¼çsepUn dkThe medium of instruction is English. foks"k vè;;u½2.2 Master of Arts (English) (MEG) 6- ,e-,p-Mh-&15 % fgUnh miU;kl&2 7- ,e-,p-Mh-&16 % Hkkjrh; miU;klThe aim of the Master’s Degree in English (MEG) Programme is togive the learners a sound understanding of English literature and also 2.4 Master of Arts (Economics) (MEC)other literatures such as, American, Canadian, Australian, Indian The Programme offers an opportunity to learners for higher studiesEnglish and other New Literatures. The learners would develop an in Economics. Besides offering the core courses available in otherunderstanding of English and other literatures of their choice in their universities, it includes themes in some of the emerging areas inproper historico-critical perspectives. A good knowledge of reading economics such as insurance and finance and computer applicationscomprehension and writing skills would be a pre-requisite for this that are expected to be extremely useful in the present scenario ofprogramme. economic liberalization and globalization. Some of the courses require an understanding of mathematical applications, particularly calculus I Year Courses and linear algebra. Students are expected to be conversent with MEG-01 British Poetry All courses basic mathematics covered at +2 level. MEG-02 British Drama Compulsory The Programme comprises 66 Credits covered through 11 Courses. A learner is required to complete 9 compulsory and 2 optional MEG-03 British Novel Courses. While five optional courses are available at present, more MEG-04 Aspects of Language will be added in the coming years. In the compulsory group, a learner has the option of submitting either a Project (MECP-001) or II Year Courses do a course (MEC-009) to complete the Programme. The list of the courses is given below: MEG-05 Literary Criticism and Theory Compulsory MEG-06 American Literature Optional Course Code Title of the Course Credits MEG-07 Indian English Literature (any three) I Year Courses MEC-001 Microeconomic Analysis 6 MEG-08 New Literatures in English MEC-002 Macroeconomic Analysis 6 MEG-09 Australian Literature MEC-003 Quantitative Methods 6 MEG-10 English Studies in India MEC-004 Economics of Growth MEG-11 American Novel and Development 6 MEG-12 A Survey Course in 20th MEC-005 Indian Economic Policy 6 Century Canadian Literature II Year Courses MEG-14 Contemporary Indian Literature MEC-006 Public Economics 6 in English Translation MEC-007 International Trade and Finance 62-3 ,e-,- ¼fgUnh½ ¼,e-,p-Mh-½ MEC-008 Economics of Social Sector and Environment 6bl ikB~;Øe dk mn~n; fo|kfFkZ;ksa dks fgUnh Hkk"kk vkSj lkfgR; s MEC-009 Research Methods in Economics 6ds {ks=ksa esa foLr`r tkudkjh vkSj foks"kKrk iw.kZ Kku çnku or ordjuk gS ftlls os lkfgR; ds vkLoknu vkSj foys"k.k&ewY;kadu MECP-001 Project Workesa n{krk gkfly dj ldsA a MECE-001 Econometric Methods 6 35
  • 2. MECE-003 Actuarial Economics: b) develop professional for effective participation in educational Theory and Practice 6 actions in different areas of education; and MECE-004 Financial Institutions and Markets 6 c) create a community of scholars adequately equipped for MPA-015 Public Policy and Analysis 8 To be taken participation in educational discourse. MPA-017 Electronic Governance 4 together Programme Framework The M.A. (Education) programme comprises four groups of courses2.5 Master of Arts (History) (MAH) with differential weightage. The total number of credits will be 68 andThe programme would be of great use for the teachers working in each student is expected to cover 34 credits each year.Schools, personnel working in various institutions associated with Group A : Basic Course on Educationhistory and culture (Museums, Archives, Archaeological Survey etc.), Group B : Core Coursesworking people in various organisations and all graduates who are Group C : Courses on Knowledge Generationdesirous of acquiring a Master’s Degree in History. in Education Group D : Specialized Areas in EducationStructure of the ProgrammeIn M.A. History programme we have adopted a thematic approach Group A: Basic Course on Education (4 Credits)and do not confine our students within conventional specialisation of This course provides a concise but comprehensive articulation ofAncient, Medieval or Modern. We have designed our programme in education. The course familiarizes learners with the various aspectssuch a way that it would provide insight and knowledge of the major and task areas in the field of education. It also provides a conceptualdevelopments with transition stages in World History as well as Indian overview of education with its multiplicity and complexity.History. We have made efforts to incorporate the latest researchfindings in our course material. In the learning material we have Course Code Course Title Creditsfocused on continuity and changes, transition stages and latest MES-011 Understanding Education 4 Creditstheories in the themes covered in different courses. Group B: Core Courses Course Code Title of the Course Credits The core courses are intended to provide an in-depth understanding Ist Year of the significant aspects of education. They bring out the variety of concepts, processes, and tasks in education in a proper ‘educational’ MHI-01 Ancient and Medieval Societies 8 perspective. With these in view, four courses are visualized, all of MHI-02 Modern World 8 which are compulsory for all students. MHI-04 Political Structures in India 8 Course Code Course Title Credits MHI-05 History of Indian Economy 8 MES-012 Education: Nature and Purposes 6 Credits IInd Year MES-013 Learning, Learner and MHI-03 Historiography 8 Development 6 Credits MPSE-003 Western Political Thought 4 To be MPSE-004 Social and Political Thought in Modern India 4 } taken together MES-014 MES-015 Societal Context of Education Operational Dimensions of Education 6 Credits 6 Credits MHI-06 Evolution of Social Structures in India Through the Ages 8 Group C: Courses on Knowledge Generation in Education MHI-08 History of Ecology and The course structure of Group C is worked out in such a way that Environment : India 8 there is adequate scope for both theoretical understanding of the process of knowledge generation in education as well as ‘hands on’You would be offered four courses worth 32 credits in the first year experience in research activities. The theoretical understanding of theand courses worth 32credits in the 2nd year. Gradually we will add process of knowledge generation in education is presented in themore elective courses so that our learners get more choice to suit course on “Educational Research”. Similarly, the practical experiencetheir needs and interests. in educational research is visualized with a more meaningful and rewarding experience in the form of a dissertation.2.6 Master of Arts (Education) Programme Course Code Course Title Credits [MA (EDU)] MES-016 Educational Research 6 CreditsThe M.A. (Education) programme aims at producing a team of well- MESP-001 Dissertation 10 Creditstrained individuals knowledgeable in education & its various dimen- Group D : Specialized Areas in Educationsions. More specifically, the M.A. (Education) programme intends to: Under Group D, a student has to complete four or five courses worth 24 a) provide learning-experience, which will enable students to credits in one specialized area. To begin with, four specialized areas understand and appreciate knowledge structures and are offered. A student has to choose one specialized area. The paradigms of education; specialized areas are Higher Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, and Educational Management. 36
  • 3. Sl. Specialized Course Title Course Credits 2.7 Master of Arts (Political Science) (MPS)No. Area Code The aim of the Master’s Degree in Political Science (MPS) is toA. Higher Education provide the learners a sound base in political studies by an in-depth1 Higher Education: Its MES-101 6 Credits investigation into a broad range of political phenomena at the national, Context and Linkages regional and international levels. The programme provides option for specializing in Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International2 Instruction in Higher MES-102 6 Credits Relations and Indian Government and Politics. Learners would thus Education acquire skills in political analysis as well as sharpen their critical and3 Higher Education: The MES-103 6 Credits analytical abilities. Psycho-social Context This is a 64 credits programme with compulsory and optional4 Planning and Management MES-I04 6 Credits courses. The student has to take compulsory courses worth 32 of Higher Education credits in the first year and optional courses worth 32 credits in theB. Distance Education second year.1 Growth and Philosophy MES-111 4 Credits Course Title of the Course Credits of Distance Education Code (Compulsory Courses)2 Design and Development MES-112 4 Credits I Year Courses of Self-Learning Print Materials MPS-001 Political Theory 83 Learner Support Services MES-113 4 Credits MPS-002 International Relations: Theory and Problems 84 Management of Distance MES-114 6 Credits MPS-003 India: Democracy and Development 8 Education MPS-004 Comparative Politics: Issues and Trends 85 Communication Technology MES-115 6 Credits II Year Courses for Distance Education MPSE-001 India and the World 4C. Educational Technology MPSE-002 State and Society in Latin America 41 ET -An Overview MES-031 6 Credits2 Communication and MES-032 6 Credits MPSE-003 Western Political Thought 4 Information Technology MPSE-004 Social and Political Thought in Modern India 43 Computer Technology MES-033 6 Credits MPSE-005 State and Society in Africa 44 Designing Courseware MES-034 6 Credits MPSE-006 Peace and Conflict Studies 4D. Educational Management MPSE-007 Social Movements and Politics in India 41 Growth and Development MES-041 6 Credits MPSE-008 State Politics in India 4 of Educational Management MPSE-009 Canada: Politics and Society 42 Dimensions of Educational MES-042 6 Credits Management MPSE-010 Dissertation (Optional) 83 Organizational Behaviour MES-043 6 Credits MPSE-011 The European Union in World Affairs 44 Institutional Management MES-044 6 Credits MPSE-012 State and Society in Australia 4Courses to be offered in 1st Year of the Programme MPSE-013 Australia’s Foreign Policy 4(Total 34 Credits) : All Compulsory MED-002 Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges 4Sl. Course Course Title CreditsNo. Code MED-008 Globlisation and Environment 41 MES-011 Understanding Education 4 2.8 Master of Arts (Public Administration) (MPA)2 MES-012 Education: Nature and Purposes 6 The aim of the Master’s Degree in Public Administration is to provide comprehensive knowledge to the learners on the nature and3 MES-013 Learning, Learner and Development 6 relationship of State, Society and Administration. It will develop the4 MES-014 Societal Context of Education 6 conceptual faculties of the learners on various administrative theories,5 MES-015 Operational Dimensions of Education 6 postulates, models, processes, methods, instruments, techniques, etc.6 MES-016 Educational Research 6 Programme Structure MPA is a 64-credit Programme consisting of compulsory and optionalCourses to be offered in 2nd Year of the Programme Courses. The following Courses are available in the first and second(Total 34 Credits) year of study: 1. Out of the following Specialized Areas, a learner has to 1 Year Compulsory/ Credits choose one specialized area. Courses Optional A. Higher Education (24 Credits) MPA-011 State, Society and B. Distance Education (24 Credits) Public Administration Compulsory 8 C. Educational Technology (24 Credits) MPA-012 Administrative Theory Compulsory 8 D. Educational Management (24 Credits) MPA-013 Public Systems Management Compulsory 8 2. Dissertation Work (10 Credits) MPA-014 Human Resource Management Compulsory 8 37
  • 4. II Year Courses Course Title of the Course Credits MPA-015 Public Policy and Analysis Compulsory 8 Code MPA-016 Decentralization and 1 Year Courses (Compulsory) Local Governance Compulsory 8 MSO-001 Sociology: Theories and Concepts 8 MPA-017 Electronic Governance Optional 4 MSO-002 Research Methods and Methodologies 8 MPA-018 Disaster Management Optional 4 MSO-003 Sociology of Development 8 MSO-002 Resarch Methods and Optional 8 MSO-004 Sociology in India 8 Methodologies II Year Courses (All are Optional)* MPS-003 India : Democracy and Optional 8 MSOE-001 Sociology of Education 8 Development MSOE-002 Diaspora and Transnational Communities 8 MPAP-002 Project Work Optional 8 MSOE-003 Sociology of Religion 8Choosing Elective Courses MSOE-004 Urban Sociology 8 MPAE-016 Decentralization and Local Governance 8In the first year, you will be studying 32 credits worth of courses. Allfirst year Courses are compulsory Courses.ln the second year, you MPS-003 India: Democracy and Development 8have to complete another 32 Credits. Two courses namely MPA-015 *Students may select 32 credits of course from the optionals in the 2ndand MPA-16 are compulsory courses. Thus, you have to choose year.optional Courses worth 16-credits out of Courses namely MPA-017 2.10 Master of Arts (Social Work) (MSW)(4-Credits) , MPA-018 (4-Credits), MSQ-002 (8-credits), MPS-003(8-credits) and MPAP-002 (8-Credits). The MSW programme offers opportunity to learners for higher studies in professional social work. Besides offering the core courses pertainingLearners who opt for Project Work are to write dissertation of 10000- to social work curriculum across the globe and India, it includes15000 words. This Course is recommended for those who are themes in some of the emerging areas in social work such asinterested in pursuing further studies in Public Administraion. globalization; migration, history of social work in India, theory paper on social work practicum and a course on HIV/ AIDS which are2.9 Master of Arts (Sociology) (MSO) expected to be highly useful in the present day context. The practicalThe M.A. Programme in sociology is designed to provide advanced components have been meticulously prepared to provide the learners,sociological knowledge, perspectives and skills to a wide cross hands on training, which will enable the candidates to find suitablesection of learners, including those in remote inaccessible areas. In placements within and outside the country.terms of content it focuses on classical and advanced concepts and The programme comprises 66 credits covered through ten theorytheories, research methods and perspectives, state of sociology in papers, one dissertation and two practical components. The list ofIndia, serial issues of education transnational, migration urbanisation courses is given below:development of the largest section of the population and emerging First Year Titles of the Course Creditsconcerns in contemporary society. With this backdrop the programme Course codeaims to address the various emerging concerns of the discipline taking MSW - 001 Origin and Development ofcognizance of need of the students on the one hand and the cognitive Social Work 4ability of this discipline on the other. This programme focuses on thefollowing: MSW - 002 Professional social Work: Indian perspectives 4 l various theories, concepts and methods applied to comprehend MSW - 003 Basic Social Science Concepts 4 these processes. MSW - 004 Social Work and Social l social process and their inter-linkages with the global, regional Development 4 and local manifestations. MSW - 005 Social Work Practicum l issues involved in the process of development. and supervision 4 l diaspora and transnational communities. MSW - 006 Social Work Research 6 l religion and related issues MSWL- 001 Social Work Practicum-I 10 l education, urbanisation, globalisation and such other social (Practical) processes. 2nd Year Titles of the Course CreditsThis is a 64 credits programme with compulsory and elective courses. Course codeThe student has to take compulsory courses worth of 32 credits in MSW -007 Casework and Counselling:the first year and another 4 courses worth of 32 credits in the second Working with Individuals 4year. MSW -008 Social Group Work: Working with Groups 4 38
  • 5. 10. MSW -009 Community Organisation MTM-02 Human Resource Planning and Development Management for Community in Tourism 4 Development 4 MTM-03 Managing Personnel in Tourism 4 11. MSWE -001 HIV/AIDS: Stigma, discrimination MTM-04 Information Management and Information and prevention 4 Systems in Tourism 4 12. MSWL -002 Social Work Practicum- II II Semester (Practical) 10 13. MSWP- 001 Dissertation (Project work) 4 MTM-05 Accounting, Finance and Working Capital for Tourism Managers 4 Total 66 MTM-06 Marketing for Tourism Managers 42.11 Master of Arts (Rural Development) MTM-07 Sales and Advertising Management in Tourism 4 (MARD) MTM-08 Managing Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism 4The discipline of Rural Development is of vital significance for Second Yearunderstanding the development issues related to rural society. The III Semestersyllabus of M.A. Programme in Rural Development is designed toinclude such diverse academic contents as are essential in the making MTM-09 Understanding Tourism Markets 4of this discipline in the Indian Context. An essential component of this MTM-10 Tourism Impacts 4programme is dissertation based on empirical research in rural areas.The programme will be useful to personnel working in various MTM-11 Tourism Planning and Development 4Government Departments/agencies, NGO’s, Cooperative, Banks and MTM-16 Dissertation 8other institutions engaged in rural transformation. It will also be IV Semesterbeneficial for fresh graduates interested in pursuing career in thediscipline of rural development. MTM-12 Tourism Products: Design and Development 4 MTM-13 Tourism Operations 4The programme comprises the following courses: MTM-14 Tourist Transport Operations (Road Transport) 4 Course Code Title of the Course Credits MTM-15 Meetings, Incentives, Conference and First Year Compulsory Courses Expositions (MICE) 4 MRD-101 Rural Development - Indian Context 6 TOTAL 68 MRD-102 Rural Development Programmes 6 All students seeking admission under Category 2 (see table of MRD-103 Rural Development - Planning and Management 6 Programmes) will have to pass the following four courses during their period of study. MRD-004 Research Methods in Rural Development 6 Course Code Title of the Course Credits MRDP-001 Dissertation 12 TS-01 Foundation Course in Tourism 8 Second year Optional Courses (Choose any five) TS-02 Tourism Development: Operations and RDD-6 Rural Health Care 6 Case Studies 8 RDD-7 Communication and Extension in TS-03 Management in Tourism 8 Rural Development 6 TS-06 Tourism Marketing 8 MRDE-101 Rural Social Development 6 TOTAL 32 MRDE-002 Voluntary Action in Rural Development 6 MRDE-003 Land Reforms and Rural Development 6 2.13 Master of Commerce (M.Com.) MRDE-004 Entrepreneurship and Rural Development 6 The Programme will meet the expanding needs in Commerce2.12 Master of Arts (Tourism Management) (MTM) education at all levels and provide necessary manpower to industry, trade, PSUs, Government and Private enterprises in the areas likeThe MTM Programme is designed for those students who are Finance, International Business, E-Commerce and Accounting. Ininterested in pursuing a career in tourism sector at manageriallevel. This is for aspiring entrepreneurs or those running their own order to be eligible for the award of the Master of Commercetourism agencies. The programme consists of four semesters: (M.Com.) degree, a student has to complete 12 course equivalent to 72 credits (1 credit is 30 study hours) comprising of six core courses Course Code Title of the Course Credits and six specialization courses. The student will be awarded First Year Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Operations on I Semester completion of all first year courses worth 36 credits and Master of MTM-01 Management Functions and Behaviour Commerce Degree with specialization in International Business in Tourism 4 Operations after completion of all 72 credits. 39
  • 6. Course Specialization Courses Credits 2.14 Master of Computer Applications (MCA)Code Title of the Course Objective: The broad objective of the MCA is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry/academia byFirst year providing an outstanding environment for teaching and research inIBO-1 International Business Environment 6 the core and emerging areas of the discipline. The programmes thrust is on giving the students a thorough and sound backgroundIBO-2 International Marketing Management 6 in theoretical and application-oriented courses relevant to the latestIBO-3 India’s Foreign Trade 6 computer software development. The programme emphasises the application of software technology to solve mathematical, computing,IBO-4 Export Import Procedures and communications/networking and commercial problems. Documentation 6 This Masters Degree Programme has been designed with a semesterIBO-05 International Marketing Logistics 6 approach in mind. The first year courses are aimed at skills development in computers using various technologies, the secondIBO-06 International Business Finance 6 year is more focussed on core courses providing a conceptualSecond Year Core Courses framework and the third year provides the specialization and the project work. After the successful completion of first year courses, theMCO-1 Organization Theory and Behaviour 6 student will receive the PGDCA (Post Graduate Diploma in ComputerMCO-3 Research Methodology and Statistical Applications) certificate. Analysis 6 MCA Programme StructureMCO-4 Business Environment 6 The programme has been divided into two semesters per yearMCO-5 Accounting for Managerial Decisions 6 (January-June and July-December). Consequently, there will be two examinations every year - one in the month of June for the JanuaryMCO-6 Marketing Management 6 to June semester courses and the other in December for the July toMCO-7 Financial Management 6 December semester courses. The students are at liberty to appear for any of the examinations conducted by the University during the TOTAL 72 year subject to completing the minimum time frame and other formalities prescribed for the programme. SEMESTER I SEMESTER IIYear Course Course Credits Course Course Credits Code Title Code TitleI MCS-011 Problem Solving 3 MCS-021 Data and File Structures 4 and Programming MCS-012 Computer Organization and 4 MCS-022 Operating System Concepts and 4 Assembly Language Programming Networking Management MCS-013 Discrete Mathematics 2 MCS-023 Introduction to Database 3 Management Systems MCS-014 Systems Analysis and 3 MCS-024 Object Oriented Technologies and 3 Design Java Programming MCS-015 Communication Skills 2 MCSL-025 Lab (based on MCS-021, 4 022, 023 and 024) MCSL-016 Internet Concepts and Web Design 2 MCSL-017 C and Assembly Language 2 Programming Lab III SEMESTER IV SEMESTERII MCS-031 Design and Analysis of 4 MCS-041 Operating Systems 4 Algorithms MCS-032 Object Oriented 3 MCS-042 Data Communication and 4 Analysis and Design Computer Networks MCS-033 Advanced Discrete 2 MCS-043 Advanced Database 4 Mathematics Management Systems MCS-034 Software Engineering 3 MCS-044 Mini Project 4 MCS-035 Accountancy and 3 MCSL-045 Lab (UNIX and Oracle) 2 Financial Management MCSL-036 Lab (based on MCS-032, 3 034 and 035) 40
  • 7. V Semester VI Semester III MCS-051 Advanced Internet Technologies 3 MCSP-060 Project 16 MCS-052 Principles of Management 2 and Information systems MCS-053 Computer Graphics and Multimedia 4 MCSL-054 Lab (based on MCS-051 and 053) 2 Elective Courses MCSE-003 Artificial Intelligence and 3 Knowledge Management MCSE-004 Numerical and Statistical Computing 3 MCSE-011 Parallel Computing 3* Presently, only 3 elective courses are on offer and student should select all of them. As and when we design the new courses we will inform.Total number of Courses - 31Total number of Credits - 108. 2.16 Master of Science (Dietetics and Food Service2.15 Master of Library and Information Science Management) [MSc.(DFSM)] (MLIS) The M.Sc. Programme in the area of Dietetics and Food ServiceThe general objective of this programme is to contribute to building of Management has been developed with a view to address the needs ofprofessional human resources to meet the varied demands for information training work force/developing manpower (dietitians, nutrition counselors,handling in libraries and information centres in the country. The food service managers etc.) for the emerging employment sector -programme comprises Core Courses and Elective Courses. The medium hospital community dietetics, food service management. The programmeof instruction for MLIS programme for the time being is only English. The will offer unique opportunity of higher education to learners to enrichProgramme is also being offered online. their working lives by entering into the market and/or starting their ownCore Courses food service unit, leading to entrepreneurship. The programme also focuses on upgrading the professional competencies of serving personnelThere will be 7 Courses (6 Core Courses + 1 Project) for this in food service establishments, such as dietitians, diet technicians,programme which are compulsory. The areas covered in the core counselors etc. upgrading their knowledge and equipping them withcourses are: Information, Communication and Society, Information productive skills to enhance their career progression and employability.Sources, Systems and Services, Information Processing and Retrieval, The special feature of the programme is that it has a provision of exitManagement of Library and Information Centres, and Information point for learners in the form of Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics andTechnology. Each core courses is of 4 credits. Public Nutrition (PGDDPN) after having successfully completed 30 credit course work and 12 credit worth internship programme.The detail of courses are as follows: Programme Structure: The programme has both theory and Course Code Title of the Course Credits practical components. The pool of courses constituting the Master’s MLI-101 Information, Communication and Society 4 programme along with the credit weightage includes: MLII-101 Information Sources, Systems and Services 4 Course Code Title of the Course Credit Weightage MLI-102 Management of Library and Information Theory Practicals Theory Practicals Centres 4 MFN-001 — Applied Physiology 4 – MLII-102 Information Processing and Retrieval 4 MFN-002 MFNL-002 Nutritional Biochemistry 2 2 MFN-003 MFNL-003 Food Safety and 2 2 MLII-103 Fundamentals of Information Food Microbiology Communication Technologies 4 MFN-004 MFNL-004 Advance Nutrition 4 2 MLII-104 Information Communication Technologies: MFN-005 MFNL-005 Clinical and 4 2 Applications 4 Therapeutic Nutrition MLIP-002 Project 4 MFN-006 MFNL-006 Public Nutrition 4 2Electives: (Out of the following six electives, a learner has to MFN-007 MFNL-007 Entrepreneurship and 4 2 Food Serviceopt for any two) Management Course Code Title of the Course Credits MFN-008 MFNL-008 Principles of Food MLIE-101 Preservation and Conservation of Science 2 2 Library Materials 4 MFN-009 — Research Methods 6 – MLIE-102 Research Methodology 4 and Biostatistics MFN-010 — Understanding 2 – MLIE-103 Academic Library System 4 Computer Applications MLIE-104 Technical Writing 4 — MFNP-011 Internship Programme – 8* MLIE-105 Informetrics and Scientometrics 4 — MFNP-012 Dissertation – 8 MLIE-106 Public Library System and Services 4 * Credit transfer will be permissible for in-service dietitians on furnishing the experience certificate and the PG Diploma in Dietetics Certificate & 41
  • 8. Marksheet. For PGDDPN 12 credits. Mathematical Biology, Computational Mathematics, MathematicalFor MSc. (DFSM) Programme: Economics, etc.;1st Year MFN-001, MFN-002, MNFL-002, MFN-003, MFNL- l to promote collaborative research with industry and otherCourses: 003, MFN- 006, MFNL-006, MFN-008, MFNL-008 and user agencies. MFN-010 To successfully complete this programme, you will have to earn 64 nd2 Year MFN-004, MFNL-004, MNF-005, MFNL-05, MFN-007, credits over a period of 2 to 4 years depending on your convenience. However, you will not be allowed to earn more than 16 credits in aCourses: MFNL-007, MFN-009, MFNP-011 and MFNP-012 semester. These 64 credits comprise.For PGDDPN Programme: 1. Core Courses 34 creditsCourses: MFN-001, MFN-002, MFN-003, MFN-004, MNF-005, 2. Elective Courses 26 credits MFNL-005, MFN-006, MFNL-006, MFN-007, MFNL-007 3. Project 4 credits and MFNP-011. Total 64 creditsPractical: Practical courses constitute the backbone of the MSc. Core Courses(DFSM) programme. Participation in the practical sessions is absolutely The core courses are designed to provide mathematical knowledgecompulsory. Each practical course is worth 2 credits and the duration and techniques, necessary for use in many application areas. Theseof the practical sessions is 7 days i.e. 14 sessions of 4 hours each. core courses which you will be studying during the first two semestersThe term end practical examination will be held in the 15th session of your studies, will prepare you well to study the courses offeredof the practical spell. during the third and the fourth semesters.Internship: Duration of internship for six weeks, in the Dietetic Elective CoursesDepartment of a recognized hospital/institution, for the award of M.Sc.(DFSM) degree is compulsory (except in case of credit transfer The elective courses will expose you to the applications of mathematicscases). For PGDDPN learners’ internship for three months (12 in the area of computer sciences.credits) is compulsory. ProjectUniversity allows credit transfer in the MSc. (DFSM) Programme to Project work is compulsory for all of you. It aims to provide handsin-service dietitians (with a degree in Post Graduate Diploma in on work experience in some Industry/Organizations/R&DDietetics and Public Health Nutrition) and to candidates who have establishment/Institution. The project guide will give you all the detailssuccessfully completed a three month internship programme as part related to the project work.of the Post Graduate Degree in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition Practicalfrom a recognized institution/University in the last five years. Most of the courses of the programme have computer practical2.17 M.Sc. Mathematics with Applications in component. Practicals will be held at the programme centres. Attending Computer Science (MACS) practical sessions is Compulsory for each student. The total number of practical sessions per semester ranges between 11 to 36. The (offered in January Session only) sessions are spread over the entire semester. Minimum 70%This programme has the following broad objectives: attendance in the practical sessions of a course qualifies the student to appear for the term-end practical exam of the course. l to emphasise the relevance and usefulness of mathematics from an application point of view; Scheme of Study In order to enable you to complete your M.Sc (MACS) programme l to equip the learners with the core mathematical knowledge within the minimum period of two years, you will have to take 16 and training necessary for use in many application areas; credits worth of courses in each of the four semesters. Registration l to expose the learner to real-life problems and promote the to the programme is semester-wise. After the first/second/third semester, use of mathematics in industry and applied sciences; irrespective of whether you pass or not in all the courses of the semester, you can get registered for the second/third/fourth semester l to develop a work force that is equipped with the mathematical courses respectively, by submitting the Course Registration Form with skills that are necessary in the changing industrial and the requisite programme fee. economic scenario of the country; The semester-wise details of the courses of M.Sc (MACS) programmes l to develop human resource in emerging disciplines such as as follows: First Semester S.No. Course code Title of the course Type of Credits Type of Material course available 1 MMT -001 Programming & Data Structures Core 4 Print 2 MMT -002 Linear Algebra Core 2 Print 3 MMT -004 Real Analysis Core 4 Print 4 MMT -005 Complex Analysis Core 2 Wrap-around 5 MMT-007 Differential Equations and Numerical Solutions Core 4 Print 42
  • 9. Second SemesterS.No. Course code Title of the course Type of Credits Type of Material course available6 MMT-003 Algebra Core 4 Wrap-around7. MMT-006 Functional Analysis Core 4 Wrap-around8. MMT-008 Probability and Statistics Core 8 PrintThird Semester9 MMT -009 Mathematical Modelling Core 2 Print10 MMTE-001 Graph Theory Elective 4 Wrap-around11 MMTE-02 Design & Analysis of Algorithms Elective 4 Wrap-around12. MMTE-003 Pattern Recognitions & Image Processing Elective 4 Wrap-around13. MMTE-004 Computer Graphics Elective 2 Wrap-aroundFourth SemesterS.No. Course code Title of the course Type of Credits Type of Material course available14. MMTE-005 Coding Theory Elective 4 Wrap-around15. MMTE-006 Cryptography Elective 4 Wrap-around16. MMTE-007 Soft Computing & Applications Elective 4 Print17. MMTP-001 Project Compulsory 4 Project Guide List of M.Sc. (MACS) Programme CentresS.No. RC Code / Region Programme Progamme Study Centre Name of the Name Study Centre Address Programme Code Facilitator / Incharge 1 14 South 1478-P St. Paul’s College Mr. K.V.Nilakanta Sarma Cochin Dept. of Mathematics Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kerala-683 503 2 25 South 2578 Guru Nanak College Prof. P. Jothilingam Chennai Velachery Road, Chennai Tamil Nadu-600 042 3 10 North 2240-P Thapar University Prof. S.S. Bhatia Khanna School of Mathematics & Computer Applications Patiala, Punjab-147 004 4 29 North 07118-P Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Dr. Rashmi Bhardwaj Delhi-II School of Basic and Applied Science Kashmere Gate, Delhi-110 006 5 32 East 3645-P Marwari College Dr. B.P. Verma Ranchi Dept. of Mathematics Lake Road, Hindpiri Ranchi, Jharkhand-834 001 6 28 East 2810 Maulana Azad College Dr. (Mrs.) Purabi Mukherji Kolkata 8 Dharamtala. R A Kidwai Road, Kolkata West Bengal-700 012 7 15 West 15109-P R.D. University Prof.Sheel Sindhu Pandey Jabalpur Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science Saraswati Vihar, Pachpedi Jalbalpur Madhya Pradesh-482 001 8 16 West 1675-P University of Pune Prof. M.M. Shikare Pune Dept. of Mathematics, Ganeshkhind Road Pune, Maharashtra-411 007 43
  • 10. 2.18 Master of Science in Counselling and Family IV. Counselling and Family Therapy: Applied Aspects 6 Therapy (Offered from January 2010) (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits)The M.Sc. programme in the area of Counselling and Family Therapy V. Counselling and Family Therapy: Researchis aimed at developing professionals in this vital field, which is gaining Methods and Statistics 6greater salience in the present times both from social and employment (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits)perspectives. The contemporary social scenario has resulted in anincreased need and demand for professional support in terms of VI. Reflective Journal 2counselling and family therapy, which is being increasingly recognized Total Credits 32as an effective approach both for promoting positives like strengthening (Theory 20; Practical 12)family ties, fostering positive parenting, and increasing resilience of Second Year of Master’s Programmeindividuals in vulnerable situations as well as for addressing negative Title of Course Creditsaspects such as socio-psychological problems, maladaptive behaviours,declining mental health, and psychosomatic disorders that are being VII. Applied Social Psychology 6increasingly witnessed in the present times. However, though the need (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits)for counselling and family therapy professionals is being increasingly VIII.Counselling and Family Therapy: Applications andfelt, there is a dearth of professional support and experts who could lend Interventions 6a helping hand in promoting positive family processes and help individual (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits)family members in distress in a comprehensive way. As a result, there isa tremendous felt need for education and training in this area. By IX. Optional Paper (any one of the following): 6developing the requisite knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills · Marital and Family Therapyin the area of Counselling and Family Therapy, this unique programme · Child and Adolescent Counselling & Therapyof study would help to train professional cadres in the field, equipping · Substance Abuse Counselling and Therapythem for both wage-employment and self-employment, and thus fill theexisting lacuna. (Theory: 2 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 4 Credits)A remarkable feature of this programme of study is its focus on the X. Internship 6applied aspect and the thrust on opportunities for hands-on experience XI. Dissertation 8for the learner. In fact, almost half the credits of this Master’s DegreeProgramme are ear-marked for application-oriented learning Total Credits 32opportunities. In the second year of the programme, the learner has the (Theory 10; Practical 22)option to be trained in Marital and Family Therapy; Child and AdolescentCounselling and Therapy; or Substance Abuse Counselling and 2.19 Master of Arts in Gender and DevelopmentTherapy. Yet another special feature of the programme is that it has a Studies [ MA (GD) ] (Full Time)provision of exit point for learners (after one year) in the form of P.G. This Masters Programme would be taught in the face-to-faceDiploma in Counselling and Family Therapy. mode through classroom teaching. After successfulProgramme Structure: The programme has theory, supervised completion of the first year courses, a learner has an exitpracticum, internship, and dissertation as components. The courses that option and would earn a Postgraduate Diploma in Gendercomprise the Master’s programme, along with the credit weightage, are and Development follows: The programme is likely to be of interest to academics andCourse Code: Applied For (to be allotted) researchers; trainers, facilitators, supervisors; staff of organizationsNumber of Courses: 11 working in the area of gender and development; governmentTotal Number of Credits: 64 personnel; personnel working in banks financial institutions.(Theory: 30 CreditsPractical: 34 Credits) Development policies and practices have a differential impact onFirst Year: 32 Credits women and men. This -necessitates an understanding of the “genderSecond Year: 32 Credits gap” in access to resources, privileges, entitlements and choices. Consensus has evolved around the need to explore the “genderCOURSES: gap” in key development sectors and how this gap can be bridged.First Year of Master’s Programme/ Post Graduate Diploma in There is now greater emphasis on mainstreaming genderCounselling and Family Therapy perspectives into the development process. This will contribute to building a gender-sensitive rubric of development, recasting Title of Course Credits development theory and action in the “direction of improved living I. Human Development and Family Relationships 6 standards, socially responsible management and use of resources, (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits) elimination of gender subordination and socioeconomic inequality as II. Mental Health and Disorders 6 well as to promote the organizational restructuring required to bring about desirable change.” (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits) III. Counselling and Family Therapy: Basic Concepts Exploration of gender issues has become an important activity for and Theoretical Perspectives 6 most non- governmental organizations. Increasing emphasis is being laid in Governmental agencies on establishing gender-differential (Theory: 4 Credits; Supervised Practicum: 2 Credits) impacts and taking positive, affirmative action towards gender equality 44
  • 11. and equity. It is now widely acknowledged that gender considerations They would choose courses worth 16 credits in eachneed to be reflected in all development plans, programmes and semester completing a total of 32 credits in the secondpolicies. There is growing concern over the isolation of women in “soft” sectors in education, employment and development MGSE-001 Gender planning and development policies 4rather than mainstreaming gender concerns across all organizations, MGSE-002 Gender audit and gender budgeting 4institutions and activities. While the concerns are clearly articulated, MGSE-003 Gender mainstreaming 4national goals and the UN millennium development goals cannot beachieved without concrete effort towards gender equality. MGSE-004 Gender issues in agriculture, rural livelihoods and natural resource management 4Achieving gender equality and gender equity requires multi-pronged MGSE-005 Gender, Literature and culture in India 4approaches and strategies. One of the key approaches and strategiesrevolves around design and development of suitable educational MGSE-006 Gender, Resources and entitlements 4programmes that equip practitioners and policy makers with the MGSE-007 Gender, Organization and leadership 4requisite knowledge and skills to make a valuable contribution in this MGSE-008 Media, ICTs and Gender 4sphere. The Master’s/ Postgraduate Diploma programmes would MGSE-009 Gender Issues in Work, employment andmake an excellent foundation for analyzing, critically assessing existing Productivity 4development interventions and promoting gender-sensitive/gender- MGSE-010 Gender and Entrepreneurship development 4based research and action. The strong focus envisaged on positive MGSE-011 Gender, Political participation and governance 4affirmative action would be of considerable significance. MGSE-012 Gender, Nutrition and health 4Programme Objectives MGSE-013 Gender training and empowerment 4The programmes seek to enable learners to:l analyze extent of gender-sensitivity of development interventions; MGSE-014 Gender and International relations 4l conduct gender analysis; MGSE-015 Gender and Labour 4l critically analyze gender differentials in selected development MGSE-016 Gender, Science and technology 4 sectors; MGSE-017 Gender, Environment and ecology 4l identify appropriate research designs and methodologies for a range of research problems; MGSE-018 Gender and Education 4l suggest positive affirmative action in development planning and MGSE-019 Gender, Law and human rights 4 practice to promote gender equity and equality MGSE-020 Gender and Financial inclusion 4Broad Programme Structure The first batch of learners will be enrolled in Delhi only.The broad structure for the Master’s Degree/ PG Diploma in Gender Appropriate criteria will be used for selection of learners.and Development Studies uses a modular approach. 2.20 IGNOU-IIA Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D in PhysicsThe Year I courses if successfully completed would earn the and Astrophysicslearner a Postgraduate Diploma in Gender and Development Eligibility:Studies. If the learner continues with the Year II courses and B.Sc in Mathematics/Physicssuccessfully completes them, the learner would earn aMaster’s degree in Gender and Development Studies. ORSpecializations according to the learner’s interest could be B.E/B. Tech in applied Physics/Radio Physics and Electronics/chosen from a range of optionals using a choice-based Computer Science Engg./Electrical Engg., Electronics Engg.,credit system. Mechanical Engg., Instrumentation Engg./Photonics/ Applied Opto - Electronics.Year 1 : Compulsory Courses The selection will be made on the basis of an Entrance Test followedLearners would be required to complete two semesters. They would by an interview. Generally, the advertisement gets released throughchoose courses worth 16 credits in each semester completing a total the Website of Indian Institute of Astrophysics ( inof 32 credits in the second year. September, written test is held in December and interview in June. Course Code Course Title Credits Session begins in July. Applications are accepted on-line only. MGS-001 Gender and Development: Concepts, Duration of the Programme is two years for M.Sc. An additional one- Approaches and Strategies 6 year period may be allowed for appearing at the examination. After MGS-002 Gender, Development Goals and Praxis 6 successful completion of M.Sc there will be provision for Lateral Exit. Otherwise a successful candidate can join the Ph.D programme MGS-003 Gender Analysis 4 provided he/she secures at least 60% marks at M.Sc. MGS-004 Gender-sensitive Planning and Policy Making 8 A candidate will get a Stipend at M.Sc stage and a Fellowship (4 MGS-005 Research Methodologies in Gender and years) while pursuing Ph.D. The rates of Stipend and Fellowship Development Studies 8 will be as per DST norms. The Programme is of residential nature and students will be provided Year 2 : Elective Courses Hostel Facility at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore. Learners would be required to complete two semesters. 45
  • 12. 3. BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES3.1 Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS) Second Year 32BTS is a 3-year Degree Programme. The programme is of 96 credits TS-4 Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 8in all and in each year, a student can offer 32 credits TS-5 Ecology, Environment and Tourism 8 Course Code Title of the Course Credits FST-1 Foundation Course in Science First year and Technology 8 TS-1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8 PTS-4 Project on Indian Culture: Perspective TS-2 Tourism Development: Products, for Tourism 4 Operations and Case Studies 8 PTS-5 Project on Ecology, Environment FHS-1 Foundation Course in Humanities and Tourism 4 & Social Sciences 8 Third Year 32 FEG-1 Foundation Course in English 4 OR TS-3 Management in Tourism 8 FHD-2 Foundation Course in Hindi 4 TS-6 Tourism Marketing 8 Modern Indian Languages (any one of the following) 4 PTS-6 Project on Tourism Marketing 4 FEG-2 Foundation Course in English-2 Any one of the following (4 credits each) FAS-1 Foundation Course in Assamese BHDA-101 or AFW(E) Feature Writing FBG-1 Foundation Course in Bengali BRPA-101 or AWR(E) Writing for Radio FGT-1 Foundation Course in Gujarati AOM-1 Office Organization Management BHDF-101 Foundation Course in Hindi ASP-1 Secretarial Practice FKD-1 Foundation Course in Kannada Any one of the following (8 credits each) FML-1 Foundation Course in Malayalam TS-7 Human Resource Development FMT-1 Foundation Course in Marathi AHE-1 Human Environment (includes a 2 credit project) FOR-1 Foundation Course in Oriya EHI-01 Modern India : 1857-1964 FPB-1 Foundation Course in Punjabi EHI-02 India: Earliest Time to 8th Century A.D. FTM-1 Foundation Course in Tamil FTG-1 Foundation Course in Telugu EHI-03 India: from 8th to 15th Century A.D. FUD-1 Foundation Course in Urdu EHI-04 India: from 16th to Mid 18th Century A.D. BSKF-1 Foundation Course in Sanskrit ESO-15 Society and Religion BBHF-1 Foundation Course in Bhojpuri EEG-3 Communication Skills in English3.2 Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Bachelor’s Degree (BCA) at IGNOU, there is further educational opportunity to go in for MCA Programme at IGNOU or a Master’sThe objective of the programme is to open a channel of admission programme at another University. The minimum prescribed period forfor computing courses for students, who have done the 10+2 and are integrated mode MCA and BCA is five years. The basic structure ofinterested in taking computing as a career. After acquiring the the program is as follows: First Year I SEMESTER II SEMESTER Course Course Code Course Title Credits Code Course Title Credits CS-610 Foundation Course in English for Computing 4 CS-612 PC Software and Application Skills 4 BSHF-101 Foundation Course in Humanities and 8 CS-60 Foundation Course in 8 Social Sciences Mathematics in Computing CS-611 Computer Fundamentals and PC Software 4 CS-62 ‘C’ Programming and Data Structures 4 46
  • 13. Second Year III SEMESTER IV SEMESTER FST-01 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 8 CS-06 Introduction to DBMS 4 CS-63 Introduction to System Software Organization 4 CS-64 Introduction to Computer 4 CS-05 Elements of Systems AnalysIs and Design 4 CS-65 Windows Programming 2 CS-66 Multimedia 2 CS-67 RDBMS Lab 4 Third Year V SEMESTER VI SEMESTER CS-68 Computer Networks 4 CS-72 C++ and Object Oriented Programming 4 BCS-061 TCP / lP Programming 4 CS-73 Theory of Computation 4 CS-70 lntroduction to Software Engineering 4 CS-74 Introduction to Internet Programming 2 (Java, Active X) CS-71 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques 4 CS-75 Intranet administration 2 CS-76 Project 43.3 Bachelor’s Degree Programmes (BDP) - B.A./ In addition to these courses, all BDP students have to study an awareness B.Com./B.Sc/B.S.W. course on environment entitled -‘An Introduction to the Enviroment’ (NEV-001). The course aims to improve the understanding and enrichAdmission to B.A./B.Com./B.S.W.: Entry to Bachelor’s Degree knowledge about the prevalent environmental concerns and issues;Programme is through two streams: and management of various enviromental problems. There will be no(i) non-formal and (ii) formal. examination for this course. 3.3.2 Foundation Courses - Common to all B.A./B.Com./The non-formal stream is for those students who have not passed 10 B.Sc./B.S.W.+ 2 or its equivalent examination. They have to pass Bachelors [Compulsory 24 Credits (1st year 16 credits, IInd year 8 credits) ]Preparatory Programme of IGNOU to qualify for admission to BA,B.Com and BSW. The following are the Foundation Courses which are compulsory:Eligibility for B.Sc.: 10 + 2 with Science. Course Code Title of the Course Credits BSHF-101 Foundation Course in Humanities3.3.1 Bachelor’s Degree Programme (BDP) - BA/B.Com./B.Sc./BSW & Social Sciences 8The University offers a Bachelor Degree Programme leading to B.A./ FST-1 Foundation Course in Science & Technology 8B.Com./B.S.W./B.Sc. Degree. Medium of instruction can be either FEG-1 Foundation Course in English-1 4English or Hindi. A learner can complete the Bachelor’s Degree ORProgramme in a minimum period of three years and a maximum FHD-2 Foundation Course in Hindi-2 4period of six years. The University follows the credit system. One Optional Courses (Choose 4 credits only)credit is equal to 30 hours of learner’s study time. A learner will be Modern Indian Languageseligible to get a B.A./B.Com./B.S.W./B.Sc. Degree when he/she A Foundation Course in any of the following Modern Indian Languagesearns 96 credits from three categories of courses - Foundation is to be opted:Courses, Elective Courses and Application - Oriented Courses as Course Code Language Creditsgiven under: FAS-1 Assamese 4 Programme Foundation Elective Courses Application FBG-1 Bengali 4 Courses Courses FEG-2 English 4 FGT-1 Gujarati 4 B.A. 24 Credits 56 Credits to 64 Credits 8 to 16 Credits BHDF-101 Hindi 4 B.Com. 24 Credits 56 Credits (not less than 8 to 16 Credits FKD-1 Kannada 4 48 Credits from Commerce) to 64 Credits FML-1 Malayalam 4 FMT-1 Marathi 4 B.Sc. 24 Credits 56 Credits to 64 Credits 8 to 16 Credits FOR-1 Oriya 4 (At least 25% of the total credits in Physics, FPB-1 Punjabi 4 Chemistry and Life FTM-1 Tamil 4 Sciences have to be FTG-1 Telugu 4 obtained from Laboratory FUD-1 Urdu 4 Courses) BSKF-1 Sanskrit 4 B.S.W. 24 Credits 72 Credits — BBHF-1 Bhojpuri 4 47
  • 14. 3.3.3 Elective Courses - B.A./B.Com./B.Sc./B.S.W. EconomicsFollowing are the Elective Courses: BECE-015 Elementary Mathematical Methods in Economics 8Discipline Course Code Title of the Elective Courses Credits (Available from January 2010 session)Hindi EEC-06 Patterns of Economic Develop- EHD-1 Hindi Gadya 8 ment: A Comparative Study 8 EHD-2 Hindi Kavya 8 EEC-07 Industrial Development in India 8 EHD-3 Hindi Sahitya ka itihas evam Sahitya Parichaya 8 EEC-10 National Income Accounting 8 EHD-4 Madhya Kaleen Bhartiya Sahitya: EEC-11 Fundamentals of Economics 8 Samaj aur Sanskriti 8 BECE-002 Indian Economic Development : EHD-5 Adhunik Bhartiya Sahitya: 8 Issues and Perspectives 8 Rashtriya Chetna aur Navjagran EEC-13 Elementary Statistical Methods EHD-6 Hindi Bhasha : Itihas aur Vartman 8 and Survey Techniques 8 EHD-7 Hindi Samrachna 8 EEC-14 Agricultural Development EHD-8 Prayojanmoolak Hindi 8 in India 8English Public Administration BEGE-101 From Language to Literature 8 EPA-1 Administrative Theory 8 BEGE-102 The Structure of Modern English 8 BPAE-102 Indian Administration 8 BEGE-103 Communication Skills in English 8 EPA-3 Development Administration 8 EEG-4 English for Practical Purposes 8 EPA-4 Personnel Administration 8 BEGE-105 Understanding Prose 8 EPA-5 Financial Administration 8 EEG-6 Understanding Poetry 8 EPA-6 Public Policy 8 BEGE-107 Understanding Drama 8 Sociology BEGE-108 Reading the Novel 8 ESO-11 The Study of Society 8Political Science ESO-12 Society in India 8 EPS-11 Political Ideas and Ideologies 8 ESO-13 Sociological Thought 8 EPS-12 Government & Politics in India 8 EPS-03 Modern Indian Politics Thought 8 ESO-14 Society and Stratification 8 EPS-15 South Asia: Economy, Society ESO-15 Society and Religion 8 and Politics 8 ESO-16 Social Problems in India 8 EPS-06 Government and Politics in Philosophy East and South East Asia 8 Course Code Title of the Course Credits EPS-07 International Relations 8 BPY-001 Indian Philosophy: Part I 4 EPS-08 Government and Politics in Australia 8 BPY-002 Logic : Classical and Symbolic 4 EPS-09 Comparative Government BPY-003 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 4 and Politics 8 BPY-004 Religions of the World 4History BPY-005 Indian Philosophy : Part II 4 EHI-01 Modern India: 1857-1964 8 EHI-02 India: Earliest Times to the BPY-006 Metaphysics 4 8th Century A.D. 8 BPY-007 Ethics 4 EHI-03 India: From 8th Century to BPY-008 Modern Western Philosophy 4 15th Century A.D. 8 BPY-009 Contemporary Western Philosophy 4 EHI-04 India: From 16th to Mid-18th Century 8 BPY-010 Epistemology 4 EHI-05 India: From Mid-18th to BPY-011 Philosophy of Human Persons 4 Mid-19th Century 8 BPY-012 Philosophy of Science and Cosmology 4 EHI-06 History of China and Japan : 1840-1949 8 BPYE-001 Philosophys of Religion 4 EHI-07 Modern Europe: Mid Eighteenth BPYE-002 Tribal and Dalit Philosophy 4 to Mid Twentieth Century 8 48
  • 15. Social Works (BSW) Mathematics BSWE-001 Introduction to Social Work 8 MTE-1 Calculus 4 BSWL-001* Social Work Practicum I MTE-2 Linear Algebra 4 (Practical) 8 BSWE-002 Social Work intervention with individuals & groups 8 MTE-4 MTE-5 Elementary Algebra Analytical Geometry { } To be taken together 2 2 MTE-6 Abstract Algebra 4 BSWL-002* Social Work Practicum II (Practical) 8 MTE-7 Advanced Calculus 4 MTE-8 Differential Equations 4 BSWE-003 Social Work intervention with communities and institutions 8 MTE-9 Real Analysis 4 MTE-10 Numerical Analysis 4 BSWL-003* Social Work Practicum III MTE-11 Probability and Statistics 4 (Practical) 8 MTE-12 Linear Programming 4 BSWE-004 Introduction to Family Education 8 MTE-13 Discrete Mathematics 4 BSWE-005 Introduction of HIV/AIDS 8 MTE-14 Mathematical Modelling 4 BSWE-006 Substance Abuse and Physics Counselling 8 * These courses are practicals for first, second and third year of BSW respectively. Successful completion of practicals in first PHE-1 PHE-2 Elementary Mechanics Oscillations and Waves { }To be taken together 2 2 BPHL-103 Physics Laboratory-1 4 year is a necessary condition for taking up Practicals for the PHE-4 Mathematical Methods second year. Similarly successful completion of Practicals in second year is a necessary condition for taking up Practicals PHE-5 in Physics-I Mathematical Methods { } To be taken together 2 for the third year. in Physics-II 2Rural Development PHE-6 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics { }To be taken together 4 **ERD-1 Rural Development in India 8 PHE-7 Electric and Magnetic Phenomena 4Note: **(This course in Rural Development may also be opted bySociology students for major in Sociology) PHE-8(L) Physics Laboratory-II 4(Learners who successfully complete 48 credits in any one PHE-9 Optics 4discipline will be given a B.A. Major degree after completion PHE-10 Electrical Circuits and Electronics 4of 96 credits whereas others will be awarded B.A. Generaldegree). However, for a B.A. (Major) degree in Mathematics PHE-11 Modern Physics 4learner should complete 40 credits including MTE-01, PHE-12(L) Physics Laboratory-III 4MTE-02, MTE-04, to MTE-09 (in all worth 28 credits). PHE-13 Physics of Solids 4Discipline Course Code Title of the Elective Courses Credits PHE-14 Mathematical Methods in Physics-III 4Commerce PHE-15 Astronomy and Astrophysics 4 ECO-1 Business Organization 4 PHE-16 Communication Physics 4 ECO-2 Accoutancy-1 4 Chemistry ECO-3 Management Theory 4 ECO-5 Mercantile Law 4 CHE-1 CHE-3(L) Atoms and Molecules { } To be taken Chemistry Laboratory-I together 2 2 ECO-6 Economic Theory 4 CHE-2 Inorganic Chemistry 4 ECO-7 Elements of Statistics 4 CHE-4 Physical Chemistry 4 ECO-8 Company Law 4 CHE-5 Organic Chemistry 4 CHE-6 Organic Reaction Mechanism 4 ECO-9 Money, Banking & Financial ECO-10 Institutions Elements of Costing 4 4 CHE-7(L) CHE-8(L) Chemistry Laboratory-II { } To be taken Chemistry Laboratory-III together 2 2 CHE-9 Biochemistry 4 ECO-11 Elements of Income Tax 4 CHE-10 Spectroscopy 4 ECO-12 Elements of Auditing 4 CHE-11(L) Chemistry Laboratory-IV 4 ECO-13 Business Environment 4 CHE-12(L) Chemistry Laboratory-V 4 ECO-14 Accountancy-II 4 MTE-3 Mathematical Methods 4 49
  • 16. Life Sciences *AHE-1 Human Environment 8 LSE-1 Cell Biology 4 AMK-1 Marketing 4 LSE-2 Ecology 4 AED-1 Export Procedure and Documentation 4 LSE-3 Genetics 4 LSE-4(L) Laboratory Course-I 4 AOM-1 Office Organization and Management 4 LSE-5 Physiology 4 ASP-1 Secretarial Practice 4 LSE-6 Developmental Biology 4 BCOA-001 Business Communication and 4 LSE-7 Taxonomy and Evolution 4 Entrepreneurship LSE-8(L) Laboratory Course-II 4 *AMT-1 Teaching of Primary School Mathematics 8 LSE-9 LSE-10 Animal Diversity-I Animal Diversity-II { } To be taken together 6 6 ACS-1 CTE-3 Consumer Studies Teaching Strategies 8 4 LSE-11(L) Animal Diversity Laboratory 4 LSE-12 Plant Diversity-I 6 LSE-13 LSE-14(L) Plant Diversity-II Plant Diversity Laboratory { } To be taken together 6 4 CTE-4 Teaching English-Elementary School OR 4 Note: MTE-1 is a pre-requisite for MTE-7 to MTE-10. CTE-5 Teaching English-Secondary School 4 MTE-7 is a pre-requisite for MTE-11. AST-01** Statistical Techniques 4 MTE-7 is a co-requisite for MTE-8. MTE-8 is a pre-requisite for MTE-14. AOR-01* * Operational Research 4 CHE-1 is a pre-requisite for CHE-04, CHE-5, CHE-10, AEC-01. AEC-1 + Environmental Chemistry 8 CHE-3(L) is a pre-requisite for AEC-01 CHE-2 is a pre-requisite for CHE-10 and AEC-01. *APM-1 + + Integrated Pest Management 8 CHE-5 is a pre-requisite for CHE-6, CHE-9, and CHE-10. The course has a theory component of 6 credits and a lab work for 2 MTE-3 credits will not be given to any student who opts for credits. any mathematics electives. * * +2 level of mathematics is a pre-requisite. LSE-1 is a pre-requisite for LSE-3, LSE-5 and LSE-6. PHE-6 is a pre-requisite and PHE-11 is a co-requisite for PHE-13. + CHE-01, CHE-02 and CHE-03(L) are the pre-requisite for this course. PHE-4 and PHE-5 are pre-requisite for PHE-11 and PHE-14. The course has a theory component of 6 credits and a lab work for PHE-07 is a pre-requisite and PHE-10 is a co-requisite for PHE-16. 2 creditsMathematics elective courses should not be opted by students + + +2 level of biology is a pre-requisite.coming to B.A./B.Com through BPP. It is strongly recommended that * All these courses have a theory component of 6 credits and a projectonly those students who have studied Mathematics as a subject in for 2 credits. The project is to be submitted in SR&E division at IGNOU10+2 should opt for the Mathematics electives. Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068.Co-requisite and pre-requisite courses refer to the courses which the Students are free to choose any Application Oriented Course from the listlearners are strongly advised to register for and complete, so that the given above. However, they have to opt at least two 4 credit courses torelated courses could be followed easily. Otherwise, it is not a make it 8 credit.compulsory directive.3.3.4 Application-Oriented Courses SCHEME OF STUDYThe third component of the B.A. programme is Application Oriented In order to enable you to complete Bachelor’s Degree ProgrammeCourses. These courses are developed to equip you in some areas within the minimum period of three years, you are allowed toof your choice, which requires applications of skills. You must select take courses worth 32 credits in each year. In the first year ofat least 8 credits worth of courses from this group. You are allowed study you should take 16 credits in Foundation Courses (FHS-1,to select a maximum of 16 credits from this group. If you have opteda total of 64 credits in elective courses, you should take only 8 credits FEG-1 or FHD-2 and FEG-2 or any one of MILs), and 16 creditsunder Application Oriented Courses. Alternatively, if you have taken in Electice Courses. In the second year you should take 8 creditsonly 56 credits in elective courses, you are allowed to take 16 credits of Foundation Course (FST-1) and 24 credits of Elective Application Oriented Courses.The detailed list of the Application In the third year you should take 24 credits in Elective CoursesOriented Courses currently available is given below. and 8 credits in Appolication-Oriented Courses. Alternatively, youList of application Oriented Courses - Common to all B.A./ can take 16 to 24 credits of electives and 8 to 16 credits ofB.Com./B.Sc. Application - Oriented Courses. AFW(E)-1 Feature Writing (English 4 3.3.5 How to Choose Courses for B.A./B.Com./B.Sc./B.S.W. BHDA-101 lekpkj i= vkSj Qhpj ys[ku 4 AWR(E)-1 Writing for Radio (English) 4 B.A. BRPA-101 Radio Lekhan (Hindi) 4 We have already explained the number of credits to be obtained in ATR-1 Translation (English 4 + Hindi 4 Credits) 8 various categories of courses, viz. Foundation, Elective and Application- ACC-1 Organizing Child Care Services 8 Oriented Courses. We discuss below the choices available in all these ANC-1 Nutrition for the Community 8 groups. 50
  • 17. Foundation Courses: In this category of courses, you have to Group 5 - EEG–6, EHD–7, BECE-15, EHI–5, EPS–15, EPA–5,choose from the following: ESO–15, ECO–8, ECO–9, MTE–11, MTE–12, BPY-009,FEG-1 or FHD-2 BPY-010FEG-2 or BHDF-1 or any one of the listed Modern Indian Languages. Group 6 - EEG–4, EEG–7, EHD–4, EEC–06, EEC–7, EHI–6, EPS–FHS-1 (Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences), and 6, EPS–9, EPA–6, ESO–16, ECO–10, ECO–11, MTE–13,FST-1 (Foundation Course in Science and Technology) are MTE–14, BPY-011, BPY-012.compulsory. In first and second year of study respectively. Only Group 1 and 2 courses are available in the first year. In first yearElective Courses: The main task is to select elective courses. you have to choose courses worth 16 Credits only from elective courses.Please remember that as a learner in an Open University you have Select 8 Credits from each group. The rest of the Elective Coursesthis unique opportunity of free choice of courses. You must have would be offered in second and third year.noticed that the list of elective courses is very big and you have to You should offer elective courses in such a way that overlapping ischoose courses worth 56 to 64 credits from this group. However, if avoided i.e. you should offer courses of 8 credits from Group 1 and 8you want to choose mathematics, we strongly recommend that you credits from Group 2.should have studied mathematics as one of the subjects at 10 + 2level. If you want elective courses in a particular discipline Application-Oriented Courses: In the third year you have to take coursesyou must take a minimum of 8 credits and a maximum of 48 worth 8 to 16 credits from this group. While selecting these courses takecredits in that discipline. care that they are of use to you in the profession, you are working in or intend to take up in future.B.A.(Major) B.Com.If you want to go for indepth study of one particular discipline to obtainB.A. Major or you want to pursue the same discipline for your In order to enable you to complete B.Com. Programme within the minimumpostgraduate studies you can select courses worth 48 credits from period of three years, you are allowed to take 32 credits worth ofthat discipline. In B.A. option to do Major is available in English, Hindi, courses in each year. In the first year you should take 16 credits ofEconomics, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology Foundation Courses (BSHF-101, FEG-1 or FHD-2 and FEG-2 or anyand Mathematics. one of the MILs). 8 credits of Elective Courses in Commerce (ECO-1 and ECO-2) and 8 credits of Elective Courses in Other Disciplines eitherB.A. (General) from Group 1 or 2. In the second year you should take 8 credits ofIf you do not intend to specialise in one discipline you can choose Foundation Courses (FST-01) and 24 credits of Elective Courses incourses from various disciplines. Here you will have to be careful. Commerce (ECO-3, ECO-5, ECO-6 or ECO-13, ECO-7, ECO-12 andIf you choose from many disciplines you might end up doing one ECO-14). In the third year you should take 16 credits of Electivecourse from each discipline which might not give you enough Courses in Commerce (ECO-8, ECO-9, ECO-10 and ECO-11), And 8knowledge in any of the disciplines. You should try to select courses to 16 credits in Application-Oriented Courses. You should take 8 creditsof your choice from 2 or 3 disciplines. in elective courses in other discipline. It shall be noted that the Commerce based Application-Oriented courses areThese courses would be available to you in a phased manner i.e.some would be available in the first year, a few more would be AMK-1, AED-1, AOM-1 and ASP-1.available in the second year and the remaining in the third year. This B.Sc.phasing has been done for the convenience of counseling andexamination. In this scheme all the elective courses have been In order to complete the B.Sc. degree within the minimum period of threedivided into 6 groups: years, you are allowed to take courses worth 32 credits in each year. Elective courses worth a minimum of 8 credits and a maximum of 48Group 1 - BEGE–101, EHD–1, EHD–5, EEC–11, EHI–1, EHI–7, credits in any one of the four Science disciplines can be opted. You can EPS–11, EPA–1, ESO–11, ECO–1, ECO–2, MTE–1, choose 56 to 64 credits of elective courses from a minimum of two MTE–4, MTE–5, BSWE-04, BPY-001, BPY-002 disciplines and a maximum of four disciplines. Please refer to SectionGroup 2 - BEGE–102, EHD–2, EHD–8, BECE–002, EHI–2, EPS– 3.3.3 for opting elective courses. Of the total credits opted in elective 12, BPAE–102, ERD–1, ESO–12, MTE–2, MTE–6, BPY- courses in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences disciplines, at least 003, BPY-004 25% must be from the laboratory courses. The year-wise scheme of study is shown in the following table.Group 3 - EEG–3, BEGE–108, EHD–3, EEC–10, EEC–13, EHI–3, EPS–3, EPS–8, EPA–3, ESO–13, ECO–5, ECO–7, Note : That we strongly recommend that you opt for mathematics MTE–7, MTE–8, BSWE-05, BPY-005, BPY-008 electives, only if you have studied mathematics at 10 + 2 level.Group 4 - BEGE-105, EHD-6, EEC–14, EHI–4, EPS–7, EPA–4, ESO–14, ECO–3, ECO–6, ECO–13, ECO–12, ECO–14, MTE–9, MTE–10, BSWE-06, BPY-006, BPY-007, BPYE- 001, BPYE-002. 51
  • 18. Year-wise Scheme of Study Year of Foundation Courses Elective Courses Application- Total Study Oriented Courses Credits First year 16 Credits as under 16 Credits from — 32 Credits 1. FST-1 8 Credits PHE-01,02, BPHL-103, PHE-04,05,06 (compulsory) 2. FEG-1 or FHD-2 4 Credits CHE-01,02,03(L),05,07(L),08(L) 3. FEG-2 or BHDF-101 4 Credits LSE-01,02,03,04(L), or any one of MILs MTE-01,02,03*, 04,05,06. Second Year 8 Credits 24 Credits from — 32 Credits (FHS-1) 8 Credits PHE-01,02, 04,05,06,07,08(L) 09,10,, BPHL-103, (compulsory) CHE-01,02,03(L),04,05,06,07(L),08(L), 09,11(L), LSE-01,02,03,04(L),05,06,07,08(L), MTE-01,02,03*,04(L),05,06,07,08,09,10 Third year 16 Credits 16 Credits 8 Credits to 24 Credits from to 16 Credits PHE-01,02, 04,05,06,07,08(L),09,10,11,12(L),13, 14,15,16, BPHL-103, CHE-01,02,03(L), 04,05,06,07(L),08(L),09,10,11(L),12(L), LSE-01,02,03,04(L),05,06,07,08(L),09,10,11(L),12,13,14(L), MTE-01,02,03*,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12,13,14. Total Credits 24 Credits 56 to 64 Credits 8 to 16 Credits 96 CreditsNote: * MTE-03 credits will not be counted towards mathematics electives. In other words if you are choosing mathematics courses on electives, youare not allowed to opt MTE-3 52
  • 19. As per the above table, in the first year of study, you should take human problems are emerging which needs to be addressed. This16 Credits in Foundation Courses (FST-1, FEG-1 or FHD-2 and programme will be particularly useful to people employed at middleFEG-2 or BHDF-101 or any one of the MILs) and 16 credits in and lower levels with NGOs. It will also be useful to fresh candidatesElective Courses. In the second year, you should take 8 credits of who may like to work in social and social welfare sectors.Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences (FHS-1) and In order to enable the learners to complete BSW Programme within24 credits of Elective Courses. In the third year, you can take 16 the minimum period of three years, they are allowed to take 32 creditsto 24 credits of electives and 8 to 16 credits of application - oriented worth of courses in each year as follows:courses (together it should be 32 credits). 1 yearB.Sc.(Major) Foundation Courses (from BDP) 16 creditsTo obtain B.Sc.(Major), the minimum number of Credits to be taken BSWE-001 Introduction to Social Work (Theory) 8 creditsin elective courses in the respective disciplines are as follows: BSWL-001 Social Work Practicum-1 (Practical) 8 credits Discipline Total Credits Elective Courses 32 Credits Botany 48 LSE-01 to 08(L) and the package* II Year of LSE-12,13,14(L). Foundation Course (from BDP) 8 credits Chemistry 40 CHE-01 to CHE-12(L) Mathematics 40 MTE-01,02,04 to 09 worth 28 BSWE-002 Social work intervention with Individuals credits are compulsory. and groups (theory) 8 credits Remaining 12 credits may be opted BSWL-002 Social Work Practicum-II (Practical) 8 credits from MTE-10 to MTE-14. BSWE-004 Introduction to Family Education 8 credits Physics 48 PHE-01, PHE-02, BPHL-103, 32 credits PHE-04 to PHE-16. Zoology 48 LSE-01 to 08(L) and the package* III year of LSE-09,10,11(L). BSWE-003 Social Work Intervention with 8 credits* Please note that you will not be allowed to opt for any individual Communities and Institutions (theory)course from the package. The courses LSE-09,10 and 11(L) are to BSWEL-003 Social Work Practicum-III (Practical) 8 creditsbe taken together as a package. Similarly, LSE-12,13 and 14(L) are BSWE-005 Introduction to HIV/AIDS 8 creditsalso be taken as a package. BSWE-006 Substance Abuse and Counselling 8 credits 32 creditsB.Sc. (General)For any combination of Science Electives other than those given 3.4 Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP)above, you will be awarded a B.Sc. (General) degree. Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) - Non-Formal Channel Year of Foundation Elective Application - Total to B.A./B.Com/BSW/BTS Study Courses Courses Oriented Credits Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme is offered by the University to Courses those students who wish to do Bachelor’s Degree of IGNOU but do First Year 16 Credits 16 Credits — 32 Credits not have the essential qualifications of having passed 10+2. In the Second Year 8 Credits 24 Credits — 32 Credits absence of such a qualifying certificate these students are deprived Third Year — 16 Credits 8 Credits 32 Credits of higher education. To enable such students to enter higher education stream, IGNOU has designed this preparatory programme. to to The Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) is on offer in Oriya 24 Credits 16 Credits too in addition to English and Hindi. Total Credits 24 Credits 56 to 64 Credits 8 to 16 Credits 96 Credits Structure of the ProgrammeFor both B.Sc.(Major) and B.Sc.(General) degrees, at least 25% of The Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme has following three courses.elective Credits in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences must be from Student has to select any two of these courses.laboratory courses. i) Preparatory Course in General Mathematics - OMT – 101B.S.W. ii) Preparatory Course in Social Sciences - OSS – 101The Bachelor Degree Programme in Social Work (BSW) is meant for iii) Preparatory Course in Commerce - PCO – 01people who are interested in providing professional assistance topeople in need. Persons with professional training/degree in Social 3.5 Bachelor of Library and Information ScienceWork generally work in socially relevant areas such as health care, (BLIS)community development, education, industry, counseling, family, The Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Sciencecorrection, social defence, women, children, disability etc.. With the Programme comprises nine courses; of these seven courses dealglobalization, market economy and liberalisation, new concerns and with theoretical aspects of this discipline, while two courses are meant 53
  • 20. to provide practical exercises to the learners. Out of seven courses First Year Practicalon theoretical aspects, one course (BLIS-07) also includes practical BNSL 101 Nursing Foundation 4component. Medium of instruction for this programme is English and BNSL 102 Applied Sciences (Bio-physics, 4Hindi. Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, Course Code Title of the Course Credits Nutrition and Dietetics) BLIS-01 Library and Society 4 BNSL 103 Maternal Nursing 8 BLIS-02 Library Management 4 BNSL 105 Behavioural Sciences 2 BLIS-03 Library Classification Theory 4 Second Year Practical BLIS-03P Library Classification Practice 4 BNSL 106 Medical Surgical Nursing 10 BLIS-04 Library Cataloguing Theory 4 BNSL 107 Peadiatric Nursing 8 BLIS-04P Library Cataloguing Practice 4 BNSL 108 Mental Health Nursing 8 BLIS-05 Reference and Information Sources 4 BLIS-06 Information Services 4 Third Year Practical BLIS-07 Information Technology: Basics 4 (Tentative) BNSL 109 Community Health Nursing 8 BNSL 110 Nursing Administration 63.6 B.Sc. (Nursing) PB(N) BNSL 111 Nursing Education and Research 8 (offered in January Session only) BNSL 112 Computer in Nursing 2The Programme is intended to provide an opportunity to a large Total 68segment of in-service nurses to upgrade their knowledge and skillsto respond to the changing health needs of society, to motivate nurses Selection Criteria : Selection for B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)to maintain clinical competence, to provide quality care, to develop programme is by merit. The merit is worked out on the basis of givingteaching, administrative and research skills and to promote personal 80% weightage to the total marks obtained in General Nursing andand professional growth for better promotional opportunities. It is a 3- Midwifery (RNRM) and one mark for each year of experience inyear revised programme of 108 credits (40 credits of theory and 68 nursing over and above the years of experience required forcredits of Practical). 36 colleges of Nursing in the country are eligibility for admission subject to a maximum of 20 marks.programme study centers. The seats per programme study center For exampleare 30 only. It comprises 11 courses in Theory and 11 courses inPractical as under : (Based on this example you may calculate your merit) An applicant scoring 700 out of 1200 marks in General Nursing and Course Title of the Course Credits Midwifery Marks Sheet and having seven years of experience, the Code merit will be calculated as follows: First Year Theory a) Calculation for Marks BNS 101 Nursing Foundation 4 Percentage of marks = 700/1200 × 100 = 58.33 BNS 102 Applied Sciences (Bio-physics, Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, 4 b) 80% weightage = 46.66 Nutrition and Dietetics) c) Calculation for Experience BNS 103 Maternal Nursing 2 i) An applicant with 10+2+GNM with 7 years of experience BNS 104 Communicative English 4 will get a credit of 5 years. Hence 5marks will be added BNS 105 Behavioural Sciences (Sociology 4 in the marks. and General Psychology) So; the Total marks of this candidate will be Second Year Theory a+b (i) 46.66 + 5 (Years of experience) = 51.66 Marks. BNS 106 Medical Surgical Nursing 4 ii) An applicant with 10+GNM with 7 years of experience will BNS 107 Peadiatric Nursing 2 get a credit of 2 years. Hence 2 marks. BNS 108 Mental Health Nursing 4 So; the total marks of this candidate will be Third Year Theory a+b (ii) = 46.66 + 2 (Years of experience) = 48.66 Marks. (Tentative) BNS 109 Community Health Nursing 4 You may calculate your own marks as per the example given BNS 110 Nursing Administration 4 under c) i). BNS 111 Nursing Education and Research 4 MARKS OF EXPERIENCE ARE CALCULATED OVER AND ABOVE Total 40 THE MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR ELIGIBILITY TO ADMISSION. 54
  • 21. Eligible candidates for B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) must fill up 3.8 B. Tech. Civil (Construction Management) -and submit along with Application Form for Admission, (BTCM) (offered in January Session only)Experience Certificate and Category Certificate as well. The B.Tech. Civil (Construction Management) programme has beenExperience will be counted after the date of registration as designed to impart training and continuing professional education toRNRM. upgrade diploma level manpower engaged in managing construction3.7 B.Sc. (Hons.) in Optometry and Ophthalmic task. The design of programme structure provides in-built modularity and flexibility. The successful completion of first two modules (First and Techniques (BSCHOT) (offered in July Session only) Second years) make you eligible for the award of AdvancedB.Sc.(Hons.) in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques (BSCHOT) is Diploma in Construction Management (ADCM). In this way, aa four-year programme and is aimed to develop a multipurpose learner then has a flexibility to study either only for the award ofophthalmic manpower in the country. This programme comprises of ADCM and exit from the system or to move further to complete128 credits (52 credits theory and 76 credits practical). The number B.Tech. (Civil) degree.of Programme Study Centres activated at present are 18. Year-wise Course Registration Plan For BTCM (Total 128 Credits)Objectives Course Code Title of the Course CreditsThe Programme is being launched with broad objective of training the First Module (First year) 32students in various ophthalmic techniques. After going through this ET-101 A Mathematics-I 3programme the students shall be able to: ET-101 B Mathematics-II 3 l assist eye specialists in big eye hospitals, eye care health ET-105 A Physics 4 units, etc. as refractionists, orthoptists, theatre assistants and ET-105 B Chemistry 4 refractionists ET-202 A Engineering Mechanics 2 l get themselves self employed as opticians, optometrists and ET-202 B Principles of Electrical Sciences 4 refractionists estimate errors of refraction and be able to ET-204 A Materials Sciences 2 prescribe glasses ET-204 B Engineering Materials 2 l maintain ophthalmic appliances and instruments ET-301 A Systems Methods 2 l assess ocular motility disorders and prescribe adequate ET-301 B Computer Applications 2 treatment including eyeball exercises. ET-501 A Soil Mechanics 2Details of Theory Practical credits of BSCHOT (4 years) ET-501 B Foundation Engineering 2 Year of Study Theory Practical Total Second Module (Second year) 32 Courses Courses Credits ET-521 A Planning and Construction of Building 2 1st year 16 credits 16 credits 32 credits ET-521 B Building Architecture 2 2nd Year 16 credits 16 credits 32 credits ET-521 C Design Detailing 2 ET-521 D Quantity Surveying & Valuation 2 3rd Year 12 credits 20 credits 32 credits ET-522 Concrete Technology & Construction Techniques 4 4th Year 08 credits 24 credits 32 credits ET-523 A Construction Works Supervision 2 TOTAL 52 credits 76 credits 128 credits ET-523 B Operation and Maintenance of Const.Compulsory Courses of (1st year) Equipment 3Theory Course ET-523 C Repair and Maintenance of Buildings 3 Year Titile Courses Credits ET-524 A Principles of Engg. Management & Economics 3 1st year Communicative English BOS-001 4 ET-524 B Construction Management-I 3 ET-571 Laboratory-I (ADCM) 2 Basic Human Sciences BOS-003 4 ET-581 A Testing for Quality Control 2 Basic Ocular Sciences BOS-004 4 ET-581 F Mechanical Equipment in Construction 2 Optometry Practice BOS-005 4 Third Module (Third year) 32 Total 16 ET-102 Mathematics-III 4 Practical Course ET-201 A Mechanics of Fluid 4 Year Titile Courses Credits ET-201 B Engineering Thermodynamics 4 1st year Computer Skills BOSL-002 4 ET-302 A Computer Programming & Numerical Methods 3 ET-302 B Technical Writing 1 Basic Human Sciences BOSL-003 4 ET-500 Project 6 Basic Ocular Sciences BOSL-004 4 ET-502 A Strength of Materials 4 Optometry Practice BOSL-005 4 ET-502 B Structural Analysis 4 Total 16 ET-540 B Flow in Open Channel 2 55
  • 22. Fourth Module (Fourth year) 32 Third Module (Third year) 32 ET-505 Transportation and Traffic Engineering 4 ET-102 Mathematics-III 4 ET-507 A Pollutants and Water Supply 4 ET-202 A Engineering Mechanics 2 ET-508 A Structural Design-I 4 ET-202 B Principles of Electrical Science 4 ET-508 B Structural Design-II 2 ET-302 A Computer Programming and Numerical Methods 3 ET-525 Construction Management-II 6 ET-302 B Technical Writing 1 ET-535 A Elementary Hydrology 2 ET-500 Project 6 ET-535 B Hydraulic Structures 4 ET-574 Laboratory-II 2 ET-505 Transportations and Traffic Engineering 4 ET-581 B Inventory and Stores Management 2 ET-536 A Hydraulic Structures-I 4 ET-581 C Building Services 2 ET-536 B Hydraulic Structures-II 4 Fourth Module (Fourth year) 313.9 B.Tech. Civil (Water Resources Engineering) - ET-204 B Engineering Materials 2 (BTWRE) (offered in January session only) ET-507 A Pollutants and Water Supply 4B.Tech. Civil (Water Resource Engineering) is a continuing education ET-507 B Waste Water Treatment 4programme for the working polytechnic diploma holders engaged inwater resources sector. It is a 4 year degree programme which offers ET-508 A Structural Design-I 4in-built flexibility in terms of intermediate award of Advanced Diploma ET-508 B Structural Design-II 2in Water Resources Engineering (ADWRE) after successful ET-524 B Construction Management-I 3completion of first two modules (First and Second years). The learnercan quit after award of ADWRE or move further to complete B.Tech ET-537 A Soil Conservation & Agronomy 4Degree. ET-537 B Agricultural Legislation & Management 4 Year-wise Course Registration Plan for BTWRE ET-574 Laboratory-II 2 Course Code Title of the Course Credits ET-581 F Mechanical Equipment in Construction 2 First Module (First year) 32 3.10 B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (BTME) ET-101 A Mathematics-I 3 (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) ET-101 B Mathematics-II 3 (offered in January Session only) ET-105 A Physics 4 IGNOU has planned employment related Engineering Programmes ET-105 B Chemistry 4 for Technical Diploma holders of a polytechnic who are employed in ET-201 A Mechanics of Fluids 4 Manufacturing Sector. Towards this, in the first instance, the University has identified the manpower training needs of employment sector and ET-201 B Engineering Thermodynamics 4 has launched Four Years B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering ET-501 A Soil Mechanics 2 (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) in which after completion of the first year courses, the learner will get Diploma in Computer ET-501 B Foundation Engineering 2 Integrated Manufacturing (DCIM) and after completion of first two- ET-531 A Earth & its Environment 3 years courses, the learner will get Advanced Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ADCIM). Those who successfully ET-531 B Soil Sciences 3 complete all the four years courses will be awarded B. Tech. in Second Module (Second year) 31 Mechanical Engineering (Computer Integrated Manufacturing). ET-502 A Strength of Materials 4 Year-wise Course Registration Plan for BTME Programme ET-502 B Structural Analysis 4 Table 1.1 : Programme Structure of the BTME – First Year* ET-532 A Hydrology 4 Sl. No. Course Code Name of the Course Credits ET-532 B Ground Water Development 2 1 BME 001 Engineering Mathematics-I 4 ET-533 A Irrigation Engineering 4 2 BME 002 Computer Aided Design 2 ET-533 B Open Channel Flow 4 3 BME 003 Manufacturing Technology 4 ET-534 A Principles of Engineering Management 4 BME 004 CNC Technology and & Economics 3 Programming 4 ET-534 B Systems Methods 2 5 BME 005 Computer Integrated ET-534 C Water Resource Planning 3 Manufacturing 4 ET-573 Laboratory-I (ADWRE) 1 6 BME 006 Mechatronics 4 56
  • 23. 7 BME 007 Quality Engineering 4 7 BME 030 Elective Subjects 4 8 BMEL 001 Laboratory-I (CAD/CAM Lab) 4 8 BME 031 Energy Conversion 2 9 BMEL 002 Laboratory-II (Mechatronics Lab) 2 9 BME 035 Industrial Engineering and Operations Research 4 Total 32 10 BMEL 005 Mechanical Engineering*After clearing 32 credits courses of BTME - First year, student will be Lab Practices 4awarded Diploma in computer Integrated Manufacturing (DCIM) Total 34 Table 1.2 : Programme Structure of the BTME – Second Year** Sl. No. Course Code Name of the Course Credits Elective Subjects 1 BME 008 Machining Technology 4 l Safety Engineering 2 BME 009 Computer Programming and l Finite Elements Analysis Application 4 l Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 3 BME 010 Tool Engineering and Management 4 l Productivity Management 4 BME 011 Computer Aided Process Planning 4 l Maintenance Management 5 BME 012 Manufacturing System, Integration and Control 4 l Integrated Product Development 6 BME 013 Production Management 4 l Supply Chain management 7 BME 014 Metrology and Instrumentation 2 8 BMEL 003 Laboratory-III 4 3.11 Bachelor of Business Administration in 9 BMEL 004 Laboratory-IV 2 Retailing (BBA) Total 32 The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is always a** After clearing 64 credits courses of BTME - First year and BTME - second front-runner in identifying opportunities and designing suitableyear, student will be awarded Advanced Diploma in Computer Integrated programmes for the benefit of the society and economy. IGNOU inManufacturing (ADCIM) collaboration with Retailers Association of India (rai) has designed the Table 1.3 : Programme Structure of the BTME – Third Year Diploma in Retailing leading to BBA in Retailing with Modular Approach Sl. No. Course Code Name of the Course Credits proposing Diploma in Retailing (DIR) 1st year, Advanced Diploma in 1 BME 015 Engineering Mathematics-II 4 Retailing (ADIR) 2nd year and Bachelor of Business Administration in Retailing (BBA) 3rd year. The business and university relationships are 2 BME 016 Engineering Mechanics 2 perfected in the Programme and all the students who join the programme 3 BME 017 Strength of Materials 2 are guaranteed an internship of minimum of three months duration with 4 BME 018 Engineering Materials 2 an established retail company. Further during the period of internship 5 BME 019 Engineering Thermodynamics 2 student will be paid a stipend. 6 BME 020 Kinematics & Dynamics Programme Structure of Mechanisms 4 7 BME 021 Principles of Electrical and 2 The Programme is of 96 credits comprising compulsory courses with Electronics Sciences an Internship and viva-voce on the Job Training (OJT) in the first, 8 BME 022 Soft Computing in Computer 4 second and third year. Integrated Manufacturing Ist year: Diploma in Retailing (DIR) 9 BMEP 001 Project 12 Course Code Title of the No. of Credits Total 34 Course Table 1.4 : Programme Structure of the BTME – Fourth Year BRL-001 Overview of Retailing 4 Sl. No. Course Code Name of the Course Credits BRL-002 Retail Marketing & 1 BME 023 Advanced Manufacturing Communication 4 Technology 4 2 BME 024 Mechanical Engineering Design 4 BRL-003 Retail Management Perspective and Communication 4 3 BME 025 Condition Monitoring and Maintenance Engineering 2 BRL-004 Customer Service Management 4 4 BME 027 Heat & Mass Transfer 4 BRLT-005 Internship and Viva-Voce 16 5 BME 028 Fluid Mechanics 2 6 BME 029 Robotics 4 57
  • 24. IInd year : Advanced Diploma in Retailing (ADIR) Programme fee nd2 year Courses The programme fee is Rs. 7900 (including registration fee Rs. 100/-) for DIR. Subsequently, the student is required to pay programme feeBRL-006 Merchandising-I Core Theory for 2nd and 3rd years under re-registration. The fee to be paid will beBRL-007 RO and SM-I Core Theory intimated to students. DurationBRL-008 Human Relations Core Theory The Programme has minimum duration of three years and maximumBRL-009 Principles of Marketing Core Theory six years.BRL-010 ECO-01 Core Theory ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (A) Direct EntryBRL-011 BCOA-001 Core Theory a) + 2/equivalent based on merit physically fit candidates.On the Job Training + b) University provides reservation of seats as per GovernmentBRLT-012 On the Job Training & of India rules. Viva Voce Training c) There will be a Personal Interview at the designated Regional Centre prior to selection of the candidate. d) Candidate is required to secure 50% of the PersonalIIIrd year : Bachelor of Business Administration in Retailing Interview marks (50 marks are allotted for a Pl). Thus the candidate is required to secure 25 out of 50 marks to qualify.(BBA in Retailing) e) Age limit of 22 years with relaxation of 3 yearsBRL-013 Merchandising-II Core Theory (maximum 25 years) for those who are exceptionally qualified with the five traits mentioned below: Appearance,BRL-014 RO and SM-II Core Theory Ability to communicate, Attitude, Mental Alertness, andBRL-015 VM and SM Core Theory General Knowledge. Each of these shall carry a maximum of 10 marks out of 50 marks allotted for personal Interview.BRL-016 Customer Value Management Core Theory (C) Sponsored Admission The sponsor is allowed to nominate employees, who haveBRL-017 Organisation Behaviour Core Theory passed +2/ equivalent, from their Retail Organization. TheBRL-018 IT Application in sponsor will submit the Sponsoring Form (on the letter paid Retail Core Theory Retail Firm/Company) along with the individual applicationBRLT-019 On the Job Training & Training form(s) of the candidate(s) nominated along with the Viva Voce Programme Fee of Rs. 7900/- per candidate for DIR by means of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payableMedium at the respective Regional Centres.The Programme is offered in English Medium Only. However student BBA in Retailing will be offered through selected Regionalcan write assignments and term end examination in Hindi also. Centers and Study Centers only for July 2009. 58
  • 25. 4. DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES4.1 Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology Course Name of the Course Credits of Credits of (PGDCC) (offered in July session only) Code Theory Practical Courses CoursesThe School of Health Sciences, IGNOU in collaboration with leading MCC-001 Fundamentals of CardiovascularCardiac Institutions in the country, has developed and launched a System-I 4 —two- year, full time, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology(PGDCC) Programme for the MBBS doctors. This programme was MCC-002 Fundamentals of Cardiovascular System-II 4 —launched in January 2006 and at present there are 250 studentsbeing trained under 150 Academic Counsellors in 35 Cardiac MCC-003 Common CardiovascularInstitutes across the country. Diseases-I 6 —Indians are genetically three times vulnerable for heart attack than MCC-004 Common Cardiovascular Diseases-II 4 —Europeans. While the average age of heart attack in Europe is morethan 60 years, the average age in India is between 40-45. Indians MCC-005 Common Cardiovascularare also genetically more vulnerable for diabetes at younger age Diseases-III 4 —which again leads to premature atherosclerotic disease leading to MCC-006 Cardiovascular Epidemiology 4 —heart attack. Cardiovascular diseases attributed to 25% of death MCC-007 Cardiovascular Related Disorders 4 —among the adult population in 2005. Therefore, India with a population MCCL-001 Cardiovascular Evaluation-I — 8of over a billion requires at least few thousand cardiologists to beproduced every year to address the growing needs of the heart MCCL-002 Cardiovascular Evaluation-II — 6patients. MCCL-003 Management of Common Cardiovascular Diseases — 10Keeping the above in mind this “two year full time” Post GraduateDiploma in Clinical Cardiology has been carefully designed and MCCL-004 Management of Congenital Heart Diseases — 4developed to address societal needs to the deprived population atdistrict towns of the country. MCLL-005 Preventive Cardiology — 8 MCCL-006 Intensive Coronary Care — 6Programme Objectives Total Credits 30 42To establish a core programme dedicated to train medical graduatesin clinical cardiology to deal effectively with the early recognition, 4.2 Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Educationmanagement and prevention of common cardiovascular diseases(Non invasive cardiology) and other life style diseases such as, (PGDDE)diabetes mellitus. The Postgraduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) programme is the first of its kind in the Commonwealth of countries. It has been designed to provide essential know-how skills andAdmission procedures professional knowledge for the staff involved in developing andCandidates need to apply to the respective Regional Centres of IGNOU maintaining distance education programmes for higher levels ofwith Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- in favour of IGNOU payable at the city instruction and also for those who want to join distance educationwhere the Regional Centre is situated. They are also requisted to institute in future as a professional. The programme consists of fivesubmit the Form-E alongwith the filled application form. Interview letters courses:will be sent to the eligible candidates. Interview for the selection of Course Title of the Course Creditscandidates will be held at respective Regional Centres (PSC). A merit Codelist will be prepared after interview. Candidate has to mention his/her ES-311 Growth and Philosophy ofpreference regarding Programme Study Centre at the time of the filling Distance Education 6up application form if the Regional Centre or other place(Mentioned in the Form-E) has more than one Programme Study Centre. ES-312 Design & Development for Self-LearningThe allotment of the Programme Study Centre will be depending on the Print Materials 6merit list. Decision of the selection committee of IGNOU regarding the ES-313 Learner Support Services 6selection of candidate will be final and binding. ES-314 Management of Distance Education 6 ES-318 Communication Technology for Distance Education 6 Total Five Courses 30 59
  • 26. The Programme is of one-year duration. The medium of instruction l Develop Internet skills with special reference to the informationis English. resources available in different forms and subjects; l Develop web-enabled content developments skills;4.3 Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education l Make you aware about the legal issues associated with (PGDHE) information;The Programme has been visualised and developed in response to l Design and develop a programme by enhancing skills onthe recommendations of the National Policy of Education (1986) and programming based on specific languages such as Java orseveral other committees on higher education teachers (Rastogi Visual Basic or C++; andCommittee 1996) with a view to provide necessary knowledge,understanding and skills pertaining to higher education for university l Undertake a practical based project in order to specialize inand college teachers. The Programme is meant for: one of the thrust areas on library authomation and networking. i) regular teachers in universities, colleges and other institutions Programme Structure of higher learning. The programme is essentially a judicious mix of theory and practical ii) those having a postgraduate degree in any subject with at components to develop technology based knowledge, skills and least IInd Division. aptitude of library and information professionals. The programme consists of the following courses: iii) professional degree holders in areas such as engineering, medicine and agricultural science. Course Code Title of the Course CreditsThe Programme consists of four theory courses, Practical Component MLI–001 Introduction to Computers 4of Contact Programme and a Project. They are: MLIL–001 Practical Course Code Title of the Course Credits MLI–002 Library Automation 4 MES-101 Higher Education : Its Context and Linkages 6 MLIL–002 Practical MES-102 Instruction in Higher Education 6 MLI–003 Information Systems 4 MES-103 Higher Education: The Social Psychological Field 6 MES-104 Planning and Management of Higher Education 6 MLIL–003 Practical MES-105 Project Work 6 MLI–004 Networking and Internet Technology 4 MES-106 Extended Contact Programme 4 MLIL–004 Practical Total 34 MLI–005 Internet Resources 44.4 Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation MLIL–005 Practical and Networking (PGDLAN) MLI–006 Content Development 4The Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking MLIL–006 Practical(PGDLAN) aims at developing the professional competencies of the MLI–007 Programming 4library and information professionals in an automated and networkedenvironment. The programme also provides opportunities for indepth MLIL–007 Practicalor intensive practical to enhance technological skills of the learners MLIP–008 Project 4to independently develop or manage a computerized library andinformation centre. 4.5 Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal & ChildProgramme Objectives Health (PGDMCH) (Offered in July only)The objectives of the programme are to : The programme is intended to provide an opportunity to medical l Imbibe knowledge and skills associated with fundamentals of personnel and private practitioners for upgrading their knowledge computer technology; and skills in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) for providing better l Understand the basic requirements of library automation and quality of MCH services. services provided by an automated library; The programme covers the concepts, practices and application for l Acquaint learners about the components of an information knowledge in the field of MCH services and aims at improving the system; knowledge and skills of medical personnel working both in the governmental health care delivery system and the private sector. l Acquire knowledge and skills on networking and Internet technology in general and library and information networks in particular; 60
  • 27. Objectives Programme ImplementationAfter completion of this programme, a student should be able to The students will be compulsorily required to attend 28 days ofachieve the following objectives: contact sessions in five divided spells at allotted medical college in l imbibe comprehensive knowledge of ongoing Maternal and addition to carrying out practical activities at district hospitals for 180 Child Programmes and be able to manage Health Care hours. At present there are 32 medical colleges acting as PSCs Services at different institutional levels; which have been listed in the prospectus regional centrewise. l tackle the disease outbreaks and effectively manage the There are a maximum of 30 seats at each Programme Study National Health Programmes especially in relation to MCH Centre. services; Please note that students must send their forms to the Regional Centre l provide antenatal care including those of high risk pregnancy, as per their address of correspondence (refer the operational area conduct normal delivery, handle common emergency care of Regional Centres). The programme Study Centre (PSC) once related to pregnancy and its outcome and identify referral allotted will not be changed except in case of vacancy. situations; 4.6 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and l manage common gynaecological morbidity and provide family planning services; Health Management (PGDHHM) l provide newborn care, identify high risk babies, diagnose (Offered in January only) and manage common childhood morbidity including The programme fulfils specified needs of a middle level administrators emergencies; and in hospital or health care departments. This comprehensive programme l acquire knowledge on nutritional needs, assess growth and will provide a professional qualification and an insight in managerial development of children and manage their respective problems. functional for those serving graduates who wish to take up hospital and health administration as a career. It will also be of immediateProgramme Design benefit to those currently engaged in hospital administration at seniorThe PGDMCH programme consists of six courses. These levels.represent three broad disciplines of conventional medical education Eligibility Requirementssystem. Course 1 (MME-201), Course 2 (MME-202) and Course 3(MME-203) represent the disciplines of Community Medicine, Eligibility criteria are as under:Obstetries and Gynaecology(O&G) and Paediatrics respectively. Therespective practical component of these three courses are given in a) Medical/Dental graduates from a Medical/Dental Institute ofthe Course 4 (MMEL-201), Course 5 (MMEL-202) and Course 6 India or other countries recognised by Medical Council of(MMEL-203) India (MCI) or Dental Council. Course Title of the Course Nature Credit b) Graduates in Indian System of Medicine (ISM) and Code Homeopathy, Nursing & Pharmacy recognized by the MME-201 Preventive MCH Theory 6 respective Council with three years of hospital MME-202 Reproductive Health Theory 6 experience. MME-203 Child Health Theory 6 c) Candidates holding MBA degree or PG Diploma in Financial, MMEL-201 Preventive MCH Practical Practical 6 Material or Personnel Management with five years hospital MMEL-202 Reproductive Health Practical Practical 6 experience. MMEL-203 Child Health Practical Practical 6 Preference will be given to applicants working in a hospital/health Total 36 care institution and holding administrative responsibilities.Selection CriteriaFive seats in each PSC are reserved for candidates sponsored by Selection Procedurestate/central govt. Selection will be made on the basis of merit. A Those satisfying the eligibility requirements will be selected on theseparate merit list will be prepared for each Regional Centre on basis of the criteria laid down by the School of Health Sciences,the basis of the total score of applicants. Separate merit lists will be IGNOU. The criteria for selection will be developed taking intoprepared for different categories as per Central Govt. rules. account hospital experience, years of service and educationalThe scores will be calculated by considering two criteria: qualification. Selection will be made on Regional Centre/PSC basis. In each Programme Study Centre (PSC) a maximum of 40 students l Total percentages of marks secured in all MBBS examinations. will be admitted. At present 22 PSCs for the programme are at l Total years of experience (Period from the date of completion Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Cochin, Delhi, of internship up to the date of beginning of session). Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Lucknow, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Bhubaneshwar, Jabalpur, Srinagar. 61
  • 28. Programme Design Selection Criteria is same as PGDMCHPGDHHM is a multimedia package which includes General Programme ImplementationManagement, Management of Human Resources, Finance, Logistics The students enrolled for the programme will be attached to theand Equipment in Hospitals; also includes Organisation and identified programme study centre which are medical colleges or aManagement of Hospital and Planning, Organisation and Management tertiary medical care set up (programme study centre). In addition,of all types of services provided in a hospital; further it includes health they will have to undergo the hands-on-training at identified districtsystem management including epidemiology and biostatistics. Each hospitals (Skill Development Centres) for 70 hours. The contactcourse is considered as a separate entity by itself, although interrelated sessions at PSC will be of 30 days divided into four spells, spreadwhen conceptually comprehended as issues of the hospital system. over a period of one year. Programme Study Centres once allotted Course Name of the Course No. of Credits will not be changed except in case of vacancy and provided no Code Theory Practical practical training has been undertaken by the candidate. PGDHHM-001 Introduction to Management-I 3 2 4.8 Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development PGDHHM-002 Introduction to Management-II 3 2 (PGDRD) PGDHHM-003 Organisation and Management of Hospital 3 2 The Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development provides comprehensive knowledge of socio-economic factors affecting the PGDHHM-004 Clinical, Diagnostic and transformation of rural society. The contents are designed to impart Therapeutic Services 3 2 an integrated understanding to learners about the crucial dimensions PGDHHM-005 Support and Utility Services of rural development. It aims at enabling the learners to acquire and Risk Management 3 2 skills related to planning, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of PGDHHM-006 Health System Management 3 2 rural development projects and programmes. The Programme also Project Work 2 introduces the learner to the basic aspects of research and project- Total 18 14 work. The Project Work provides its learners an opportunity to study rural development problems, which enables them to develop 4.7 Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine necessary skills to undertake research work in rural development. (PGDGM) (Offered in January only) The learners of PGDRD interested in Master of Arts (Rural Development) (MARD) are entitled for credit transfer except RDD-This programme has been developed to provide an opportunity to 5. The programme consists of the following courses:MBBS doctors in government and private sector for updating theirknowledge and developing skills in the area of Geriatric Medicine for Course Title of the Course Credits Credits to beproviding comprehensive care to the elderly. acquired for CompletionObjective of the Programme A. Compulsory CoursesAfter completion of the programme, the learners should be able MRD-101 Rural Development –to: Indian Context 6 6 i) Upgrade their knowledge and skills for providing MRD-102 Rural Development – comprehensive health care to elderly; Programmes 6 6 ii) Inculcate the inter - disciplinary approach for diagnosing and MRD-103 Rural Development – managing of geriatric problems and Planning and Management 6 6 iii) Improve their clinical, social and communication skills by B. Optional Courses undergoing hands on training in medical colleges. (Choose any one from the following electives) MRDE-101 Rural Social Development 6Programme Design RDD-6 Rural Health Care 6 6More than 50% of the credit hours is devoted for hands- RDD-7 Communication and Extensionon-training. The programme has two theory courses (MME-004 in Rural Development 6and MME-005) and two Practical courses (MMEL-004 and C. Project WorkMMEL-005). RDD-5 Research and Project Work 6 6 Course Code Name of the Course Credits Total (A+B+C) 30 MME-004 Basic Geriatrics 06 MME-005 Clinical Geriatrics 08 4.9 Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT) MMEL-004 Basic Geriatrics Practical 06 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation (PGDT) aims to teach Translation MMEL-005 Clinical Geriatrics Practical 12 from English to Hindi and vice-versa. Translation is a major professional Total 32 62
  • 29. area in our country and plays an important role in our understanding l Students of Journalism and Mass Communication who want toof the diversity of Indian culture and society. Post Graduate Diploma specialise in audio production and management of radio station;in Translation is designed to develop the translation skills of thelearners. Besides imparting the knowledge of the theory and practice l Teachers for knowledge-enrichment;of translation, it will help the students to understand the socio-cultural l Institutions and individuals interested in setting up radiodimensions of translation. The programme consists of 4 Courses and stations.a Project comprising Practical Translation. Course Code Title of the Course Credits Course Code Title of the Course Credits MJM-001 Introduction to Broadcasating PGDT-01 Anuvad: Siddhant Aur Pravidhi 6 and Programming 6 PGDT-02 Anuvad Ka Bhashik Aur Samajik Paksh 6 MJM-002 Production and Presentation 6 MJM-003 Recording and Editing 4 PGDT-03 Vyavaharik Anuvad Ke Vividh Star Aur Kshetra 6 MJML-001 Practical 16 PGDT-04 Prashasanik Anuvad 6 Total 32 PGDT-05 Anuvad Pariyojana 6 Practical Component Total 30 The programme is practical - based which will be conducted by All India Radio. A total of 12 practical sessions spread over fifteen working days will be conducted at select AIR radio stations training4.10 Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and centres located in cities where ten or more students are enrolled. Mass Communication (PGJMC) 4.12 Postgraduate Diploma in InternationalThe Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication(PGJMC) programme has been developed to meet the ever increasing Business Operations (PGDIBO)demand for trained manpower in various media organizations. It School of Management Studies, the biggest business school in Openprovides a holistic view of the theoretical as well as practical aspects Learning System in the world has developed an innovative programmeof journalism and mass communication. The programme is planned in the area of International Business. The main objective of thisto upgrade the skills and competencies of those who are working in programme is to equip the students with necessary conceptual,media organizations without a formal training. entrepreneurial and analytical skills required for handling the International Business Operations. The curriculum focusses on the Course Code Title of the Course Credits applied aspects of International Business. JMC-01 Introduction to Journalism and The salient features of this programme are as follows: Mass Communication 8 l Focus on operational areas of International Business JMC-02 Mass Media and Society 8 l Courses designed and prepared by top notch academia in JMC-03 Reporting, Writing and Editing 8 the field of international business l Strong Students Support Services JMC-04 Public Relations 8 l Opportunity to interact with the leading experts through Total 32 teleconferencing.4.11 Postgraduate Diploma in Audio Programme Programme Structure Production (PGDAPP) PGDIBO is a one-year Post Graduate Diploma Programme, comprisingThe Programme is being offered in collaboration with All India Radio. of the following six courses of 6 credit each. All the following sixIt has been designed to address the growing need for training in courses are production by imparting both theoretical and practical Course Code Title of the Courseskills. The aim of the programme is to prepare students in planning IBO-01 International Business Environmentand producing audio programmes and managing radio stations. They IBO-02 International Marketing Managementwill be able to develop skills in production of effective audio programmes. IBO-03 India’s Foreign TradeThe programme is aimed at the following target groups: IBO-04 Export-Import Procedures and Documentation l General students who want to develop skills in audio production IBO-05 International Marketing Logistics to work as radio programmers, presenters, producers and IBO-06 International Business Finance managers; l Professionals working in Prasar Bharati and private production houses who want to acquire theoretical knowledge of the subject to upgrade their skills; 63
  • 30. 4.13 Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster 4.14 Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Management (PGDDM) Property Rights (PGDIPR)The major objectives of the programme are to: The Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights has been l Provide comprehensive knowledge to the learners on disaster developed by IGNOU in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property preparedness, mitigation and rehabilitation. Organization (WIPO). The objectives of this programme are to: l Enable the learners to carry out risk assessment and l Disseminate information on national and international IPR vulnerability analysis. issues; l Generate community awareness, and strengthen institutional l Create IPR consciousness among scientists, professionals, mechanism for community mobilisation and participation in academicians, government officials, entrepreneurs and other disaster management. members of the society; and l Develop communication skills for disaster preparedness. l Familiarize the learners about the documentation and l Create greater awareness about effective disaster response in various emergency situations. administrative procedures relating to IPR in India. l Equip learners with tools for meeting emergency medical The programme is of 32 credits and comprises of 8 courses of credits requirements. each as listed below: l Incorporate gender sensitive disaster management approach; Course Code Title of the Course Credits and MIP-001 General Overview of Intellectual Property 4 l Inculcate new skills and sharpen existing skills of government officials, voluntary activists, development professionals and MIP-002 Industrial Property: Patents, Designs, Plant Varieties 4 elected representatives for effective disaster management. MIP-003 Industrial Property: Trademarks,Target Group Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets 4 and Unfair CompetitionThe Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management shall cater to MIP-004 Copyrights and Related Rightsthe needs of the following target groups: (International) 4 l Government functionaries MIP-005 Protection of Industrial Property at the l NGO functionaries and Volunteers National Level 4 l Military, Para-military, Police, Home Guards, and Civil Defence MIP-006 Protection of Copyright and Related personnel Rights at the National Level 4 l Geologists, Scientists, Meteorologists, Engineers, Administrators, MIP-007 Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights 4 and other Government and Public Sector Undertakings officials MIP-008 Contemporary Intellectual Property Issues 4 l Rural Development Functionaries, Primary Health Centres Functionaries, Relief Workers, Social Workers, Envionmentalists, Total 32 etc. and 4.15 Postgraduate Diploma in Environment andProgramme Structure Sustainable Development (PGDESD) l The Programme is of 32 credits and has two components: Post Graduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development a) Courses and b) Project Work. has been developed by the School of Sciences, IGNOU in collaboration l The following eight Courses of four credits each shall be with the South Asia Foundation Learning Initiative (SAFLI) and other offered to the learners: Open Universities of the SAARC region, namely, Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL), Bangladesh Open University (BOU), Allama Iqbal Open Course Code Title of the Course Credits University (AIOU), Pakistan, B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), MPA-001 Understanding Natural Disasters 4 Hyderabad and BRAC University, Bangladesh. The objectives of the MPA-002 Understanding Man-made Disasters 4 programme are to: MPA-003 Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis 4 l Disseminate information and exchange knowledge and MPA-004 Disaster Preparedness 4 experiences gained in the pursuit of the goal of sustainable MPA-005 Disaster Response 4 development. MPA-006 Disaster Medicine 4 l Strengthen regional co-operation in environmental capacity MPA-007 Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery 4 building especially in the area of environmental management. MPAP-001 Project Work 4 l Educate and train individuals from different walks of life, viz. OR development functionaries, government officials, journalists, MED-004 Towards Participatory Management policy makers, farmers, industrialists, grassroots workers, Total 32 environmentalists who have a stake in protecting the 64
  • 31. environment as well as ensuring a better quality of life for the Extended Contract Programme (ECP) people of their countries. ECP is a non-credited but compulsory component of PGDSLM,The programme is of 32 credits and comprises of 8 courses of 4 based on theoretical components of PGDSLM. It aims at developingcredits each as listed below: skills and competencies needed for effective school leadership and management. it consists of lectures, discussions, individual and group Course Code Title of the Course Credits activities MED-001 Understanding the Environment 4 4.17 Postgraduate Diploma in Book Publishing MED-002 Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges 4 (PGDBP) MED-003 Energy and Environment 4 The PG Diploma in Book Publishing is meant to provide an MED-004 Towards Participatory Management 4 opportunity for : MED-005 Integrated Environment Management: Self employment to aspiring/practicing publishing professionals Urban and Rural 4 OR MED-006 Natural Resource Management: Physical and Biotic 4 Skill- upgradation/skill acquisition in the various aspects of publishing MED-007 Agriculture and Environment 4 OR MED-008 Globalisation and Environment 4 Training aspiring publishing professionals in marketable skills in the Total 32 various areas of publishing, including specialized editing, copyediting4.16 Postgraduate Diploma in School Leadership and proofreading online, marketing, distribution, sales etc. and Management (PGDSLM) The unique aspect of the programme is the month-long training/The programme aims at developing essential skills, competencies and apprenticeship at a publishing house which carries a small stipendvalues needed for effective school leadership and management. It also and the possibility of employment thereafter. This training is under theenables principals to create an effective and enabling environment, auspices of the Federation of Indian Publishers with whom IGNOUand aims to develop a cadre of talented and competent principals to has a tie-up and trainees would get a Joint Certificate from bothimprove the capacity and performance of schools. The programme IGNOU and the FIB on successful completion of the training.has been developed in collaboration with the Education Section of Programme Structurethe Commonwealth Secretariat, London. This programme has eight courses, of which Courses 1-4 areProgramme Objectives compulsory and courses 5- 7 are electives (learners to choose anyThe objectives of the programme are as follows: two). Course 8 is a compulsory course where learners would be i) To develop essential skills, competencies and values needed attached to a publishing house and do a project for which they would for effective school leadership and management. be evaluated and get a separate ‘Certificate of Completion’. ii) To enable head teachers/principals to create an effective and enabling environment. Course Title of the Course Credits iii) To improve the overall performance of the school. Code iv) To develop a trained and competent cadre of head teachers/ MBP 001 Introduction to Publishing 4 principals. and Its Legal AspectsEligibility MBP 002 Editing and Pre-Press 4Prospective and in-service school head teachers/principals withGraduate degree from a recognized university OR (ii) Graduate/Post MBP 003 Production and EmergingGraduate Teachers. Technologies 4Medium of Instruction MBP 004 Marketing, Promotion andHindi and English. Distribution of Books 4All those aspiring to be school heads/principals in near future. MBP 005 Editing Books for Children 4Programme StructureMES-004 : Head Teachers as School Leaders 6 credits MBP 006 Editing Scientific, TechnicalMES-005 : Human Resource Development 6 credits and Medical Books 4MES-006 : Managing Teaching - Learning 6 credits MBP 007 Editing Textbooks 4MES-007 : School Governance and Financial Management 6 credits MBP 008 Apprenticeship/Training 4MES-008 : Leadership for Better Schools 6 credits 65
  • 32. 4.18 Post Graduate Diploma In Educational Duration Technology (PGDET) Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years.While classrooms with blackboards and printed textbooks are still quite Weightage of the Programmecommon, we are fast moving towards a world where education isavailable anytime, anywhere with the help of technology. Revolutionary This programme is of 30 Credits. 5 courses of 6 credits each comprisechanges are taking place due to technology playing an important role the educational processes. Even within classrooms there is a paradigmshift and the teacher is becoming a facilitator and manager of learning Programme Fees : Rs. 4,800as technology plays the role of a surrogate teacher. Therefore, from Course Detailsmerely having technology at the periphery of the teaching-learningscenario and using it occasionally, now there are thoughts of integration Course Creditsof technology in teaching and training. In view of these changes in the MES -031 (ET-An Overview) 6educational scenario, it is important for teachers and trainers of the 21st MES-032 (Communication & Information 6century to be well conversant with the techniques of integrating Technology)technology into the instructional system. The programme, Post GraduateDiploma in Educational Technology (PGDET) launched by IGNOU MES-033 (Computer Technology) 6introduces teachers, trainers and those involved in developing MES-034 (Designing Courseware) 6educational softwares, to the field of Educational Technology. MES-035 (Project) 6Objectives of the Programme For the fifth course, Project, a manual has been designed with several activities. The learner has to choose some of the activities. EveryThis programme aims to develop a cadre of teachers and other activity has been provided with detailed and step wise instructions andprofessionals equipped with the knowledge and skills for organizing linked to relevant resources.teaching and training with the help of appropriate technologies. Theobjectives of the programme are as follows: - 4.19 Postgraduate Diploma in Participatory Management of Displacement, ResettlementThe programme will help the learners to: . and Rehabilitation (PGDMRR)q Develop an understanding of the nature of educational technology The Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Participatory Management and its impact on teaching and learning; of Displacement, Resettlement and Rehabilitation is a proactive initiative of the World Bank and Indira Gandhi National Openq Develop an awareness about the various educational technologies University for building the skills of both development practitioners, in and their pedagogic uniqueness; general and resettlement and rehabilitation officers, field staff, deskq Develop the skills needed for making optimum use of the staff and technical experts in participatory methods of managing the technologies enabling collaborative practices and sharing of concerns and issues of displacement and working for satisfactory educational resources; resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) of those displaced by development projects, in particular. The programme is of use to thoseq Make judicious selection of technology and integrate it successfully who are engaged in R and R divisions of development projects of in the instructional system; the government, private sector as project officers, technical experts, field staff or desk staff and those working with the NGOs, industrialq Develop the know-how of designing and developing courseware establishments and other agencies involved in R and R of those for various media. displaced by development projects. The programme consists of Eleven courses listed below:Target Populationq Teachers teaching at different levels Course Code Title of the Course Credits MRR-101 Understanding Development-Causedq Developers of educational softwares for various media Displacement 4q Educational administrators MRR-102 Role of Participation in Sustainable Development 4q Others interested in the filed of educational technology MRR-103 Participatory Planning of ResettlementEligibility and Rehabilitation 4 MRR-104 Participatory Implementation and MonitoringGraduation in any discipline. of Resettlement and Rehabilitation 4Medium of Instruciton MRR-005 Theoretical Perspectives on R&R 4 MRR-006 Illustrative R&R Case Studies fromEnglish Different Development Sectors 4 66
  • 33. Target Group: The PG Diploma is intended for graduates in Science/ MRRE-007* Economic Planning of R&R and Agriculture /Food Science/Food Technology or allied disciplines Implementation 4 contemplating a career in Food Safety and Quality management. It MRRE-008* Socio-Cultural and Infrastructural Planning is also intended for professionals in food processing and quality and Relocation 4 control for strengthening their proficiency in design and implement MRRE-009* Economic Rehabilitation of PAPs 4 new food act -Food Safety and Standards Act 2006. The programme MRRE-010* Monitoring and Evaluation of R&R 4 shall also open new vista for entrepreneurs who intent to diversify MRRP-111 Project Work to be completed by in food safety and quality aspects. the learners 4Note: * refers to optional courses. The learner is expected to specialize in Programme Structure: The PG Diploma is of 32 credits andone of the themes by opting for one of the four courses. All the other courses consists of eight courses as given here:are compulsory. Course Title of the Course Credits4.20 Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety and Code (Theory Quality Management( PGDFSQM) + Practical (Offered in January session only) = Total)Programme Objectives: The core objective of the PG Diploma MVP -001 Food Fundamentals and Chemistry 4 + 0 = 4Programme is to prepare professionals for development, MVPI-001 Food Microbiology (Integrated) 2 + 2 = 4implementation and auditing of Food Safety and Quality ManagementSystems in the country. The Programme has been developed in MVP-002 Food Laws and Standards 4 + 0 = 4collaboration with the APEDA and is offered online. It seeks to MVP-003 Principles of Food Safety and Quality 4 + 0 =4develop India’s capability to meet the global food safety and quality Managementrequirements and enhance the competitiveness of food products. Inlong term perspective, it would contribute to ensure consumer safety MVP-004 Food Safety and Quality Management 4 + 0 = 4within and outside the country. The programme is offered online Systemsthrough MVPL-001 Food Safety and Quality Auditing (Practical) 0 + 4 = 4The PG Programme shall enable the students to: MVPL-002 Chemical Analysis and Quality Assurancel Comprehend the issues of safety and quality in food production, (Practical) 0 + 4 =4 handling, processing and trade. MVPP-001 Project Work 0 + 4 = 4l Build technical proficiency in undertaking food safety and quality assurance in food processing chain i.e., from farm to Job opportunities for the pass out are as follows: fork. l Quality Control Officer or Quality Assurance/ Managementl Ensure the safety and quality of food products as per mandatory professionals in food/hospitality/retail industry and laboratories, legal requirements and voluntary standards including export l Food Safety Officer in the regulatory bodies, regulations if required. l Food Auditor in Certification and Inspection bodies,l Design and implement: Good Hygienic Practices (GHP),Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical l Trainer/Counsellor in Food Safety & Quality Management Control Point (HACCP),Quality Management Systems Systems. (QMS):ISO 9001,Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS): ISO 22000, Laboratory Management System :ISO 17025 and 4.21 Post Graduate Diploma in Plantation Retail Standards. Management (PGDPM) (Offered in January session only)l Be able to effectively plan, conduct, report and audit as per The PG Diploma in Plantation Management is jointly developed by the guidelines of the ISO 19011-2002. the School of Agriculture and Regional Centre, Cochin, (Kerala).l Undertake Standard Microbiological and Chemical analysis of India is home to many plantations and is one of the largest contributors Food Products. in the world. The sector has great significance due to its high employment potential and provides employment to the weaker sectionl Apply Good Hygienic, Manufacturing, Laboratory, of the society, of which majority are women. In addition, the plantation Transportation and Retail Practices in Food Processing / industry offers lot of potential for earning foreign exchange by way Hospitality industry and Retail outlets. of exporting plantation produce. The sector has scope for high- income generation, if managed well. The programme seeks to develop competent human resource for the plantations industry. The 67
  • 34. programme provides exposure to various management practices The basic structure of the programme is as follows:that are relevant and crucial for professional management of thesector as well as provides the technical know-how required tor Course Code Course Title Creditseffectively managing different kinds of plantations. MVE-001 Introduction to Anatomy, 6The objectives of the programme are: Physiology, and Pharmaceutical Chemistryl to develop competent professionals in plantation industry; MVE-002 Pharmacology and Toxicology 6l to impart knowledge and skills in production, processing, marketing and finance management in the plantation sector, MVE-003 Pharmaceutics 4 and MVE-004 Drugs Regulatory Affairs 4l to upgrade the technical proficiency of professional working in MVE-005 Introduction to Management 6 the plantation Industry. MVE-006 Sales Management 6Target group: The programme would be of helpful to thesupervisors/managers presently employed in the various plantationorganizations such as tea, coffee, spices, , rubber, etc. as well as 4.23 Post Graduate Diploma in Social Workto fresh graduate desirous of pursuing a challenging career in the (PGDSW)plantation sector. The Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW) is the first of its kind in open and distance learning (ODL) system in India. It hasJob Opportunities: been designed to provide essential know how, skills and professionall Managers/Supervisors/Technicians in production, post-harvest knowledge for the functionaries involved in social welfare and management and marketing of plantation products. development sectors in the country. The PGDSW is equivalent to thel Self-entrepreneur in plantation sector. 1st year of MSW programme of IGNOU. Those interested in pursingl Researchers and extension functionaries. MSW can take admission for the same after successfully completing the PGDSW. MSWL-001: Social Work Practicum of 10 credits isl Market functionaries. designed to provide hands on training to the para-professionals.l Trainer/Counsellor in plantation industry. This programme is of one year duration. The medium of instructionProgramme Structure: is English for January 2009 session. The programme consists of the seven compulsory courses including practicum as given below:The programme consists of totally five Courses; with four theory Course Code Course Name No. ofcourses and one project work. CreditCourse Code Title of the Course Credits MSW-001 Origin and Development of Social Work 4 MSW-002 Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives 4MAM-001 Introduction to Plantation Management 4 MSW-003 Social Science Concept for Social Workers 4MAM-002 Crop Production Technoloy 8 MSW-004 Social Work and Social Development 4 MSW-005 Social Work Practicum 4MAM-003 Post Harvest Management & Value Addition 8 MSW-006 Social Work Research 6 MSWL-001 Social Work Practicum-I (Practicals) 10MAM-004 Human Resource, Marketing and 4 Total 36 Financial Management 4.24 Post Graduate Diploma In DisabilityMAMP-001 Project Work 8 Management For Medical Practitioner4.22 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical (PGDMD) Sales Management A collaborative programme of IGNOU and Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)The basic objective of this programme is to improve carrier opportunitiesof science graduates. This programme will help in improving the Programme Code: PGDMDknowledge and skills of the students who are looking their carrier in the Introduction of the programme:pharmaceutical industries and also those who are already doing similar The rapid advances in Medical Technology have successfullytype of assignments. Science graduates and non-science graduates increased the survival of high risk babies but this adds on to numberwith D Pharm. can take admission in this programme. The programme of babies who might end up with developmental delays and offered in July Session. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to focus on preventive aspects 68
  • 35. of disabilities. If a baby is born with or developing impairments or MMD 003 Blindness and Theory 4disability, there is a dire need to identify such infants with problems Low Visionat the earliest and provide Rehabilitation services and enhance the MMD 004 Mental Retardation Theory 4development and the quality of life. Such Rehabilitation services and Specific Learningearly in life and development constitute the early intervention services. DisabilitiesThis programme has been developed in collaboration with MMD 005 Speech, Language Theory 4Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) to provide an opportunity to and Hearingmedical practitioners in Govt. and private sectors as well as for those Impairmentwho are in private practice. This training programme will equip the MMD 006 Multiple Disabilities Theory 4learners on the prevention, promotion, assessment, early identification, and Developmentaltimely intervention and rehabilitation for all types of disabilities. DisordersObjectives of the programme: MMD 007 Mental Illness Theory 4After undergoing this programme, the students will be able to:-1. Explain the genesis of Disability, terminology’s used in the TOTAL 28 area of Disability Rehabilitation. Programme Fees : Rs. 12000/-2. Identify and assess children, adults and elderly having physical, sensory or cognitive impairments or at risk. 4.25 Post Graduate Diploma in District Health3. Understand the rehabilitation methodology/strategies of persons Management (PGDDHM) with disabilities. The programme package in distance education mode is developed4. Undertake effective intervention to disability related issues for with the help of available technology commonly known as multi- children/adults/elderly with disabilities. media package. The package for this programme consists of print5. Undertake medical intervention for disability related health material in the form of booklets called blocks and the audio video issues. materials in the form of cassettes. Besides these, there is arrangement for teleconferences and contact sessions at programme study centre6. Plan and implement prevention programmes for the persons and skill development centre level as discussed below. with disabilities.7. Carry out parental & family counselling of persons with In IGNOU parlance, the study hours are measured in credit system. disabilities. One credit is equivalent to 30 learning hours. Each theory booklet is called a block, which consists of three to nine chapters called units.8. Play leadership role in advocacy, community mobilisation and generating awareness about preventive measures, possible Usually each block represents one credit. The block on practical therapies and productive potentials of persons with disabilities manual is meant for guidance in ‘Hands on training’. by propagating the needs and rights of the disabilities. The duration of the programme is of one-year duration i.e. July to9. Be aware of existing facilities and legislations available for June of a calendar year. The print material consists of 18 Theory persons with disabilities. Blocks, 5 Practical logbooks, 1 Programme Guide and 9 Assignments.10. Refer the persons with disabilities for appropriate need based You will receive all the print materials in the beginning of the session. rehabilitation intervention. Eligibility11. Be aware of disability certification procedures. The Programme is available to the Graduate with two years ofEligibility: experience in public health or medical doctors, district health (healthMBBS, or equivalent qualification in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and related) programme managersHomoeopathic medicine preferably with two years relevantexperience. Programme StructureDuration: The PGDDHM programme consists of six courses.Minimum 1 year and Maximum 3 years The Courses are designed on the basis of learning hours requiredCredit: 28 by an average student. As mentioned earlier, one credit representsMedium of instruction and examination: 30 hours of learning. The design of the PGDDHM programme in terms of credit distribution of the courses is as per the followingThe medium of instruction and examination will be in English. pattern:Programme Design: Course Name of Course Nature No. ofThe PGDMD programme consist of seven courses. The details Code of Creditsof the courses are as follows: CourseCourse Title Nature CreditsCode of PGDDHM-01 Public Health System Theory 4 Course PGDDHM-02 Women and Child Health Theory/ 6MMD 001 Overview of Theory 2 Practical Disability Rehabilitation PGDDHM-03 Community Participation Theory/ 6MMD 002 Locomotor Theory 6 for Health Practical Impairment & Leprosy Cured 69
  • 36. PGDDHM-04 Managing District Health Theory/ 6 This 30 credits Programme has five courses: Services Practical Course Code Title of the Course CreditsPGDDHM-05 Emerging issues in Theory/ 6 MFC-001 Folklore and Culture: 06 Health sector Practical Conceptual PerspectivesPGDDHM-06 Special focus areas in Theory 4 MFC-002 Tradition, Identity and 06 health care Cultural Production Total 32 MFC-003 Cultural and Societal 06 Transformation4.26 PG Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies MFC-004 Tribes of India: Identity, 06The Programme PG Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies Culture and Folkloreprimarily focuses on time, geography, space and literature of the MFCI-005 Project 06folklore and culture of the world in general, and of India in particular.The Programme aims to find out the relation between folk culture and Total 30context through various frameworks borrowed from disciplines suchas Literature, History, Sociology, Anthropology, Folklore Studies and 4.27 Post-Graduate Diploma in Adult Education:emerging disciplines such as Culture Studies. This Programme is a Participatory Adult Learning Documentationresult of the interdisciplinary approach to the paradigms of knowledge.The Programme focuses on themes such as oral literature, material and Information Networking (PGDAE)culture, social customs, performing arts, the theories and methods of (Offered in July session only).folklore employed so far such as historical-geographical, historical- This programme is the result of collaborative efforts of IGNOU, UNESCOre-constructional, ideological, functional, psycho-analytical, cross- and JNU aimed at capacity building and professional development ofcultural, structural and contextual — all of which demand an inter- adult education with an emphasis on participatory adult learningdisciplinary approach. The social relevance of the Programme may documentation, information dissemination and networking at nationalbe categorized as: and international levels.~ In a vast and diverse country like India, it is important that Programme Objectives policy planners are sensitive to the impact of the developmental processes on the marginalized communities. This: Programme a) To promote professional competency and capacity building of can contribute to that since it has two major concerns, first, to the adult education functionaries as well as all those interested in study the marginal society in their specificity, second, the the area of adult education; impact of the contact with morc complex societies on the b) To develop their knowledge and understanding of the various marginal communities as tribes. aspects of theory and practice of adult education;~ This Programme seeks to address to that section of students c) To promote their understanding of adult education policies and who are not covered by formal education, mainly those programmes; students who seek to join the NGO circles or intend to pursue higher education in trans-disciplinary subjects such as d) To enable them to document, manage and disseminate knowledge Ethnography, Migration Studies, Marginal Studies, etc. and information on various aspects and processes related to adult education;~ It has the objective of appreciating culture and folklore in all their composite forms and of evaluating the social and political e) To promote their knowledge, understanding and skills vis-a-vis context in ,. which culture manifests itself. It has the object of diverse approaches to organizing and managing an adult study and the location Iof political criticism by its focal points learning set up; such as Marginal Studies, Tribal and Folklore Literature, f) To equip them with the skills of involving the community in Language Death and Preservation, etc. participatory planning/development of curriculum, teaching-~ It has an obligation to an ethical appraisal of traditional as well learning materials, training, evaluation and research in adult as the modem society. education;~ Some of the important faculty in this Programme may be g) To enhance their understanding and skills of networking for their categorized as Critical Theory, Cultural Critic, Cultural personal, social, and professional development; and Geography, Cultural History, Culture Theory, Ethnography, h) To develop in them the ability to critically analyse, appreciate Feminism, Gender Studies, Museum Studies, Orientalism, and promote the role of adult education in the emerging social, Popular Culture Studies, Post-structuralism, Social Structuralism, cultural and educational situation at the national and international Language Studies, History and Anthropology, etc. levels.Target Group: Eligibility CriteriaAny graduate who wants to enter tourism, archaeological development The minimum required qualification for admission to this programme isor management of museums, NGOs working for Tribal Rights, Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University/Institute. Theacademic institutes offering programmes of Folklore and CultureStudies. 70
  • 37. admission will be done based on merit only. ET 521 B Building Architecture 2Age ET 521 C Design Detailing 2Age is no bar for admission to this programme. ET 521 D Quantity Surveying & Valuation 2Medium of Instruction ET 522 Concrete Technology & ConstructionThe medium of instruction of the programme is English. Techniques 4Duration of the programme ET 523 A Construction Works Supervision 2Minimum duration is one year and maximum duration is 4 years. ET 523 B Operation Maintenance of Construction Equipment 3Programme Fee ET 523 C Repair and Maintenance of Buildings 3The fee for the programme is Rs.5,000/- to be paid in one installment. ET 524 A Principles of Engineering ManagementProgramme Structure & Economics 3The Programme consists of 34 credits (one credit is equal to 30 study ET 524 B Construction Management-I 3hours). The programme has 5 courses - 4 theory courses and onepractical course. The course codes, titles, nature and credits are given ET 571 Laboratory-I (ADCM) 2below. ET 581 A Testing for Quality Control (Elective-I) 2 Course Course Title Nature Credits ET 581 F Mechanical Equipment in Construction Code (Elective-I) 2 MAE-001 Understanding Adult Education Theory 6 TOTAL 64 MAE-002 Policy Planning and 4.29 Advanced Diploma in Water Resources Implementation of Theory 6 Engineering (ADWRE) Adult Education in India (Offered in January session only) MAE-003 Knowledge Management, Objectives Information Theory 6 To train the polytechnic diploma holders engaged in water resources Dissemination and Networking sector and to provide them opportunity of pursuing continuing in Adult Education education with up-gradation in their professional knowledge. MES-016 Educational Research Theory 6 Programme Structure MAEL-001 Student’s Handbook for Advance Diploma in Water Resources Engineering - Modules Practical Work Practical 10 I & II Total 34 Course Code Title of the Course Credits ET-101 A Mathematics-I 34.28 Advanced Diploma in Construction ET-101 B Mathematics-II 3 Management (ADCM) ET-105 A Physics 4 (Offered in January session only)To train the polytechnic diploma holders engaged in construction ET-105 B Chemistry 4industry and to provide them opportunity of pursuing ET-201 A Mechanics of Fluids 4continuing education with upgradation in their professional knowledge. ET-201 B Engineering Thermodynamics 4Programme Structure ET-501 A Soil Mechanics 2Advanced Diploma in Construction Management - Modules I & II ET-501 B Foundation Engineering 2 Course Code Title of the Course Credits ET-502 A Strength of Materials 4 ET 101 A Mathematics-I 3 ET-502 B Structural Analysis 4 ET 101 B Mathematics-II 3 ET-531 A Earth and its Environment 3 ET 105 A Physics 4 ET-531 B Soil Science 3 ET 105 B Chemistry 4 ET-532 A Hydrology 4 ET 202 A Engineering Mechanics 2 ET-532 B Ground Water Development 2 ET 202 B Principles of Electrical Sciences 4 ET-533 A Irrigation Engineering 4 ET 204 A Materials Science 2 ET-533 B Open Channel Flow 4 ET 204 B Engineering Materials 2 ET-534 A Principle of Engineering Management ET 301 A Systems Methods 2 & Economics 3 ET 301 B Computer Applications 2 ET-534 B Systems Methods 2 ET 501 A Soil Mechanics 2 ET-534 C Water Resource Planning 3 ET 501 B Foundation Engineering 2 ET-573 Laboratory-I (ADWRE) 1 ET 521 A Planning & Construction of Buildings 2 Total 63 71
  • 38. 4.30 Advanced Diploma In Computer 4.31 Diploma in Civil Engineering (G) [DCLE(G)] Integrated Manufacturing (ADCIM) This Diploma aims to incorporate a blend of practical aspects withAdvanced Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ADCIM) is academics in the curriculum. The module is flexible and shall be asdesigned to provide training and continuing education and professional per the site conditions and time availability of the personnel. Theknowledge appropriate for upgrading the diploma level manpower Diploma programme in Civil Engineering seeks to provide moreengaged in managing Mechanical/Production/Automobiles engineering accessible and quality education and training to construction personneltasks. to meet the real work needs of construction industry and prepareMedium of Instruction: English them for the changes in techniques, technologies, markets and employment patterns. The Diploma in Civil Engineering is equivalentDuration of programme: Minimum- 2 Year, Maximum – 4 Years to Diploma offered by the Technical /Education System and isFee: Theory Course Rs 400/ per credit equivalent to any of the similar diploma offered by any other Practical-Rs 1400/ per credit University / Polytechnic in India.Session starts from January Objectives of the ProgrammeEligibility: The broad objectives of this programme are to :1. Three year diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Agriculture/ - To offer need-based and tailor-made academic programme Automobiles/ Computer/Civil Engineering from a recognized for the specific need of supervisory level manpower engaged Polytechnics or its equivalent, AND in Construction.2. Candidates should be employed in Central or State level industrial - To upgrade and modernize the technical know-how of those organization or in Public sector or in other related organization engaged in the construction related activities apart from the employing similar manpower or self-employed in equivalent capacity. fresh entrants to the construction industry desirous of advancing AND their careers in Construction Industry. Programme Structure of the ADCIM Programme- First Year - To provide better industry-education linkage by matching Course Code Name of the Course Credits learners educational needs while collaborating with professional BME 001 Engineering Mathematics-I 4 bodies and technical institutions. BME 002 Computer Aided Design 2 First Semester Sl. No. Course Code Course Credits BME 003 Manufacturing Technology 4 1. BET-011 Mathematics-I 2 BME 004 CNC Technology and Programming 4 2. BET-012 Physics 2 BME 005 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 4 3. BET-013 Chemistry 2 BME 006 Mechatronics 4 4. BET-014 Applied Mechanics 2 BME 007 Quality Engineering 4 5. BET-015 Engineering Materials 2 6. BETL-011 Lab-l (Applied Sciences) 4 BMEL 001 Laboratory-I (CAD/CAM Lab) 4 7. BETL-012 Lab-ll (Applied Mechanics) 2 BMEL 002 Laboratory-II (Mechatronics Lab) 2 Total Credits 16 Total 32 Second SemesterProgramme Structure of the ADCIM Programme Second Year Sl. No. Course Code Course Credits 1. BET-016 Engineering Drawing 2 Course Code Name of the Course Credits 2. BET-021 Mathematics - II 2 BME 008 Machining Technology 4 3. BET-022 Strength of Materials 2 BME 009 Computer Programming and Application 4 4. BET-023 Elements of Survey 2 BME 010 Tool Engineering and Management 4 5. BET-026 Workshop Technology 2 6. BETL-021 Lab-Ill (Survey and Strength BME 011 Computer Aided Process Planning 4 of Material) 4 BME 012 Manufacturing System, Integration 7. BETL-022 Lab- IV (Workshop Technology) 2 and Control 4 Total Credits 16 BME 013 Production Management 4 Third Semester BME 014 Metrology and Instrumentation 2 Sl. No. Course Code Course Credits BMEL 003 Laboratory-III 4 1. BET-024 E/M Engineering 2 BMEL 004 Laboratory-IV 2 2. BET-017 Computer Basics 2 Total 32 3. BCE-031 Advanced Survey 2 72
  • 39. BCE-032 Theory of Structures-l 2 4.32 Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)BET-036 Technical Documentation 2 The Diploma in HIV and Family Education aims at providing basicBCEL-031 Lab V (Advanced Survey) 2 and accurate information about HIV/ AIDS, sex and sexuality, family life education, alcohol and drugs and communication and counselling.BETL-036 Lab VI (Computer Applications The contents are designed to impart an integrated understanding to and Technical Documentation) 4 the learners about the issues involved in HIV / AIDS and behaviour Total Credits 16 modification. The main objective of this programme is to enhance theFourth Semester knowledge and skills of functionaries involved in HIV/AIDS andSl. No. Course Code Courses Credits related issues. The main target groups include school teachers, NGO functionaries, para-medicals, parents of adolescents and those1. BCE-046 Soil Mechanics and Foundation interested in acquiring knowledge on the subject. The Diploma in HIV Engineering 2 and Family Education Programme has the following seven course:2. BCE-041 Theory of Structures-II 2 Course Code Title of the Course Credits3. BCE-044 Concrete Technology 2 BFE-101 Basics of HIV / AIDS 44. BCE-024 Construction Technology-I 2 BFEE-101 Elective on HIV / AIDS 45. BCE-034 Estimating & Quantity Surveying-I 2 BFE-102 Basics of Family Education 46. BCEL-041 Lab VII (Concrete Technology) 2 BFEE-102 Elective on Family Education 47. BCEL-046 Lab VIII (Soil Mechanics and BEEE-103 Alcohol, Drugs and HIV 4 Foundation Engineering) 4 BFEE-104 Communication and Counselling in HIV 4 Total Credits 16 BFEP-101 Project Work 8Fifth Semester Total 32Course Code Course Credits A student who has successfully completed CAFE can pursue DAFEBET-037 Fluid Mechanics 2 by making payment of the remaining fee and requesting the universityBCE-043 Construction Technology-II 2 for credit tranfer from CAFE to DAFE.BCE-045 Construction Drawing 2 4.33 Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)Elective Course (One from the list) 2 The Programme provides understanding, skills and professionalBCEE-051 Bridge Engineering* knowledge in the art of imaginative writing in order to develop theBCEE-052 Construction Equipment creative ability of those interested in taking up writing as a career.BETL-037 Lab IX (Fluid Mechanics) 2 Applicants for this programme are expected to have a flair for writing. The Programme consists of two compulsory courses and four electiveBCEP-060 Major Project 6 courses. Total Credits 16 i) Compulsory CoursesSixth Semester DCE-1 General Principles of WritingCourse Code Course Credits DCE-6 Guided Project WorkBCE-033 Environmental Engineering 2 ii) Elective Courses (any three to be opted) DCE-2 Feature WritingBCE-051 Construction Management 4 DCE-3 Short StoryBCE-052 Transportation Engineering 4 DCE-4 Writing for Media: Radio and TelevisionBCE-061 Irrigation Engineering 2 DCE-5 Writing PoetryBCE-062 Construction Supervision and Building Maintenance 2 4.34 Diploma Programme in URDU (DPU) Elective Course (One from the list) 2 The aim of this program is to enable/acquire understanding of UrduBCEE-061 Pre-stressed Concrete language and literature beyond Certificate level. It also covers that knowledge of the art of creative writing, technique of translation andBCEE-062 Water Power Engineering* editing and publishing etc. The program comprises five courses: twoBCEE-063 Computer Applications in compulsory and three elective. The objectives of this program are Construction* also in provide historical background of Urdu language and literature Total Credits 16 and comprehension capabiilty of Urdu prose and poetry. 73
  • 40. Compulsory Courses Target Group of Programme Course Code Title All students and community development functionaries both in DPU-01 An Outline of Urdu Lg & Lit. government and non-government organizations including National DPU-08 Project Service Scheme (NSS), Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK), Bharat Scouts and Guides and youth organizations etc. Elective Courses DPU-02 Contemporary Urdu Poetry Programme Credits : 32 (960 hours) DPU-03 Contemporary Urdu Prose DPU-04 Non-Fiction 4.36 Diploma in Early Childhood Care and DPU-05 Writing for Media Education (DECE) DPU-06 Principle of Translation The Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education is a unique DPU-07 Editing, Publishing & Proof Reading holistic package that aims to help the learners develop the knowledge, DPU-08 Feature Writing attitudes and skills necessary for working with young children (i.e. children up to 6 years of age) and equip them to work in, organize and manage child care centres like creches, pre-schools, nursery4.35 Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DCYP) schools and day care centres. The programme provides indepth theoretical and practical knowledge related to Early Childhood CareThe Commonwealth Youth Programme Diploma “Youth in Development and Education. The project work and practicals that form a majorWork” is offered by IGNOU in collaboration with Pan Commonwealthoffice, London. component of the programme would help the learners develop the requisite attitude and skills necessary for working effectively as earlyThe programme is a breakthrough for international education - the childhood educators. The Diploma Programme is very specificallyfirst Commonwealth wide education to enable, ensure and empoweryouth in development work. vocational in nature, opening avenues for employment as well as self- employment.Objectives Course Code Title of the Course CreditsA unique competency based programme that endeavours to developthe potential of youth in development work, the objectives are to: DECE-1 Organizing Child Care Services 8 l enable young people to act on their own behalf, DECE-2 Child Health and Nutrition 8 l ensure that the youth function in accordance with value DECE-3 Services and Programmes for Children 8 systems which give a sense of purpose and meaning to how DECE-4 Project Work : Working with Young young people use their skills and knowledge; and Children in a Child Care Setting 8 l empower youth with democratic principles so that young Total 32 people can play an assertive and constructive role in decision making process of the country. Project WorkCourse Contents For the Project Work, the learner is placed in a nursery school for 30The course has been developed in modular form with each module working days. The learner is required to carry out play activities with thefocussing on specific areas of youth development. children there. The play activities have to be planned and carried out by the learner based on the broad parameters indicated in the Project Course Code Title of the Course Manual. For the duration of the Project Work, the learner will be attached CYP-01 Commonwealth values in Youth in Development Work to a Guide, who will be a pre-school educator from the nursery school Young People and Society where the learner has been placed for the Project Work. The Guide will CYP-02 Principles and Practice of Youth in Development Work guide, supervise as well as evaluate the learner. The Project Work has Working with People in their Communities been designed to give the learners hands-on experience. Learning in CYP-03 Gender and Development Learning Processes the actual field situation under the guidance of a judiciously selected CYP-04 Management Skills Project Planning, Monitoring professional (pre-school educators) is expected to help the learner in and Evaluation imbibing and developing the requisite skills, leading to a better understanding of how the theoretical concepts may be translated into CYP-05 Policy Planning and Implementation Conflict Resolution, Strategies and Skills practice and make a major contribution to the development of the learner’s competence. CYP-06 Promoting Enterprise and Economic Development Youth and Health 4.37 Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education CYP-07 Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues (DNHE) Asia Regional Blocks : Part 1 : Personality Development and Communication The Diploma Programme is a holistic package which provides Part 2 : Population and Family Life Education opportunities to the learner to gain knowledge about nutrition and CYP-08 Project Work public health. It also enables the learners to develop skills in 74
  • 41. communicating nutrition and health related information to the community. 4.39 Diploma in Women’s Empowerment andThe aim of the programme is to develop a knowledge base in areas Development (DWED)of nutrition and public health, promote awareness about concepts andprinciples in communication and their application in nutrition and health The Diploma programme aims to sensitize development workers oneducation and develop skill in playing the role of nutrition/health gender issues and impart necessary expertise to enable learners toeducators in the community. function as specialists on women’s issues. The programme also imparts necessary expertise to enable learners to function as trainers andLearners with basic 10+2 qualification, and an interest in community community organizers in addressing gender issues. It caters to thework will find the Diploma very useful. It is a professional training needs of persons employed in non-governmental organizations andprogramme. People working with both governmental and non- governmental organizations engaged in gender planning and training.governmental sectors in the role of community workers would also The courses can also be used as multiple media training packages forbenefit from this Programme. The Diploma will provide an additional use in training contexts. The programme includes both national andqualification helping them to improve their professional competence international perspectives and concerns.and promotion chances. The Diploma in Nutrition and HealthEducations a 32 credit programme consisting of four courses. Programme Structure Course Code Title of the Course Credits The Diploma Programme consists of 32 credits. The programme DNHE-1 Nutrition for the Community 8 structure is built around two streams focusing on social science perspectives and training perspectives. Each course carries a DNHE-2 Public Health and Hygiene 8 weightage of 4 credits, except for one course which carries a DNHE-3 Nutrition and Health Education 8 weightage of 8 credits. DNHE-4 Project Work : Nutrition and Health Education 8 Course Code Title of Course Credits Total 32 Social Science PerspectivesPracticals : Practical Manuals are to accompany the course BWEE-012 Women and Society: Global Concernsmaterial. and Local Issues 8Project Work is a vital component of the DNHE programme. BWEE-004 Strategies for Women’s Development 4Through the Project Work, the learner will be able to experience the BWEE-005 Women and Development 4“feel” of working as a nutrition and health educator in communitysettings. Such an interaction would provide good insight into the Training Perpectivesproblems and possible solutions in community work. The Project will BWEF-002 Gender Training Perspectives 4equip the learner to plan and conduct nutrition / health education BWEE-006 Organization and Leadership 4compaigns and programmes in community settings. BWEE-007 Work and Enterpreneurship 44.38 Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS) BWEE-008 Credit and Finance 4The Programme consists of 36 Credits only. 4.40 Diploma in Value Added Products From Course Code Title of the Course Credits Fruits & Vegetables (DVAPFV) i) Compulsory Courses (Offered in January session only) TS-1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8 The Diploma programme has been developed with the support of the TS-2 Tourism Development : Products, Operations and Case Studies 8 Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables aims to develop competent human TS-3 Management in Tourism 8 resource in the field of post harvest management of fruits and vegetables ii) Any one of the following groups of Electives and production of value added products from them. It intends to inculcate vocational and entrepreneurial skills to widen employment opportunities, TS-4 Indian Culture - A Perspective for Tourism 8 as well as self employment particularly among rural youth and the PTS-4 Project on Indian Culture : Perspective disadvantaged sections of the society. It seeks to address the workforce for Tourism 4 requirements of the food processing industries and focuses on upgrading OR the knowledge and skills of existing workers. The programme caters to TS-5 Ecology, Environment and Tourism 8 educational requirements of the horticulture farmers, food processors, PTS-5 Project on Ecology, Environment skilled workers technicians in the fruits processing industries, NGO and Tourism 4 functionaries/trainers, entrepreneurs, staff of Food Processing Training OR Centre (FPTC)/ horticulture/ post harvest/ food processing departments TS-6 Tourism Marketing 8 of the states/ central, rural educators, farmers, etc. PTS-6 Project on Tourism Marketing 4 Job opportunities for the pass outs of this programme include: Total Credits 36 procurement assistant, fruits/vegetables grader, post harvest technician, 75
  • 42. junior plant operator/production technician/ supervisor in fruit and pass outs, skilled workers in food processing industries, food processorsvegetable processing industry, quality control assistant, packaging in unorganized sector, personnel working in food processingsupervisor, fruit and vegetable cold storage supervisor, transport cooperatives, and food processing institutions/industries, small andsupervisor, retail supervisor, marketing assistant, store assistant, medium entrepreneurs. NGO functionaries/ trainers and progressiveextension assistant, trainer, and self entrepreneur as procurer, trader, farmers.transporter, food processor, wholesaler, retailer and exporter of fresh Job opportunities for the pass outs of this programme include: Selfand processed fruits and vegetables produce. entrepreneurship. laboratory assistant, packaging supervisor, store house keeper, production line supervisor, distribution assistant, foodObjectives processor, plant operator in cereals, pulses and oilseeds industries, l To provide the knowledge & skills for minimizing the post- procurer and retailer of food grain industry, plant operator, quality control harvest losses and production of value added food products, supervisor and plant manager in the food industry (rice mill, flour mill, pulses mills and snacks manufacturing units etc). l To develop human resource for post harvest management and for primary processing of fruits and vegetables produce Objectives of the Programme at the production areas/clusters, l To provide knowledge and skills for minimizing the post- l To develop youth as young entrepreneurs for self employment harvest losses and production of value added food products; through food processing and associated activities, l To develop human resource for post harvest management l To impart knowledge and technical proficiency in and for primary/secondary/tertiary processing of cereals pulses – Procurement of raw materials, and oilseeds at the production areas/clusters; – Preparation of value added products, l To develop young entrepreneurs for self employment through – Prevention of losses in fresh and processed horticulture food processing and associated activities; and produce, l To impart knowledge and technical proficiency in: – Marketing and economical aspects, and - Procurement of raw materials, – Managing small and medium enterprises. - Preparation of value added productsProgramme Structure - Prevention of losses in raw and processed produce,In order to be eligible for the award of the Diploma, a student has - Marketing and economical aspects, andto complete the following 8 Courses (integrated with practical) equivalent - Managing small and medium 32 credits (1 credit is equal to 30 study hours) Programme Structure: In order to be eligible for the award of the Course Code Title of the Course Credit Diploma, a student has to complete the following 8 Courses (integrated BPVI-001 Food Fundamentals 4 Credits with practical) equivalent to 32 credits. BPVI-002 Principles of Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Course Code Title of the Course Credit Vegetables 4 Credits BPVI-031 Food Fundamentals 4 Credits BPVI-003 Food Chemistry and Physiology 4 Credits BPVI-032 Food Microbiology 4 Credits BPVI-004 Food Processing and Engineering-I 4 Credits BPVI-033 Milling of Wheat, Maize and BPVI-005 Food Microbiology 4 Credits Coarse Grains 4 Credits BPVI-006 Food Processing and BPVI-034 Baking and Flour Confectionery 4 Credits Engineering-II 4 Credits BPVI-035 Paddy Processing 4 Credits BPVI-007 Food Quality Testing and Evaluation 4 Credits BPVI-036 Processing of Pulses and Oilseeds 4 Credits BPVI-008 Entrepreneurship and Marketing 4 Credits BPVI-037 Food Quality, Testing and Evaluation 4 Credits BPVI-038 Entrepreneurship and Marketing 4 Credits4.41 Diploma in Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO) (Offered in January session only) 4.42 Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)The Diploma programme aims at providing technical support for the (Offered in January session only)food processing industry specially engaged in Cereals, Pulses and The Diploma in Meat Technology aims for imparting basic knowledgeOilseeds as well as creating self employment opportunities for the rural and skills for quality production of meat and meat products. Developmentyouth. It seeks to address the workforce requirements of the food of human resource for industry is also part of it. Stress is on training ofprocessing industries and focuses on upgrading the knowledge and personnel for self employment and creating awareness and competencyskills of existing workers. The programme is being developed with the in the meat processing as well as poultry processing. The focus shall besupport of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India. Thetarget group includes: urban/rural youth, farmers and senior secondary 76
  • 43. to develop competencies in good slaughter practices, handling of meat processing, production of value added products and quality controlon scientific lines, production of quality meat and meat products, and aspects in dairy industry. It will also impart development of skills fortesting and quality control of meat and meat products. It also includes entrepreneurship to encourage self employment in dairy processingpoultry processing. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate good activities. The knowledge imparted shall facilitate good manufacturingmanufacturing practices in the processing sector and hygiene. The practices in the processing sector and hygiene. The quality milk andtarget group includes: youth, workers/ technicians working in meat and milk products produced will have good market and export potential.poultry industry, small and medium entrepreneurs, poultry and meat The target group includes: youth, workers/ technicians working inprocessors in unorganized sector, personnel working in slaughter dairy industry; dairy and food processors in unorganized sector,houses, processing plants, NGO functionaries/ trainers and farmers. personnel working in dairy cooperatives, state dairy departments andJob opportunities for the pass outs of this programme includes: animal dairy science institutions, small and medium entrepreneurs, NGOprocurement supervisor, meat processing technician, laboratory functionaries/ trainers and dairy farmersassistant, byproduct plant technician, poultry processing technician, Job Opportunitiestechnician in egg industry, meat and egg grader, packaging supervisor, For the pass outs of this programme includes: secretary of dairytechnician in leather industry, marketing assistant, distribution assistant, cooperative society, milk procurement supervisor, milk tester, dairystore assistant and self entrepreneur as manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer plant operator./ technician/ supervisor, product technician ( ice cream./and exporter of fresh meat, meat products and egg products, byproducts cheese/’ butter/ indigenous dairy products unit), dairy assistant,handler like leather producer, casing producer, blood meal and bone chilling centre supervisor, quality control assistant, packaging assistant,meal producer. marketing assistant, distribution assistant, retail supervisor, storeObjectives assistant, extension assistant, trainer, and self entrepreneur as milkThe objectives of the programme are: contractor, transporter, dairy products manufacture (indigenous and l To provide knowledge and skills for quality production of meat western), owner of milk parlour/milk booth/ ice cream parlour, and meat products; wholesale distributor, retailer and exporter of milk and milk products l To develop human resource for meat industry and associated Objectives: activities; The objectives of the programme are: l To train personnel for self employment; and * To develop technician level human resource for dairy industry; l To impart knowledge and technical proficiency in * To upgrade the technical proficiency of existing workers and - Good slaughter practices lower level / technicians working in the dairy and allied - Handling of meat on scientific lines sectors; - Production of quality meat and meat products * To develop skilled young entrepreneurs for self employment - Testing and quality control of meat and meat products in milk processing and associated activities; and - Managing small and medium enterprises. * To impart knowledge and technical proficiency in: - Clean milk production and handlingProgramme Structure - Processing of milkIn order to be eligible for the award of the Diploma, a student has - Manufacture of western and indigenous dairy productsto complete the following 8 Courses (integrated with practical) equivalentto 32 credits (1 credit is equal to 30 study hours) - Testing and quality control of milk and milk products - Marketing and economical aspects Course Code Title of the Course Credit - Managing small and medium enterprises BPVI-021 Fundamental of Food and Programme Structure Meat Science 4 Credits BPVI-022 Meat Animals and Abattoir Practices 4 Credits In order to be eligible for the award of The Diploma, a student has to complete the following 8 Courses (integrated with practical) equivalent BPVI-023 Fresh Meat Technology 4 Credits to 32 credits (1 credit is equal to 30 study hours) BPVI-024 Processed Meat Technology 4 Credits Course Code Title of the Course Credit BPVI-025 Meat Packaging and Quality Assurance 4 Credits BPVI-011 Milk Production and Quality of Milk 4 Credits BPVI-026 Poultry Products Technology 4 Credits BPVI-012 Dairy Equipment and Utilities 4 Credits BPVI-027 Utilization of Animal By-Products 4 Credits BPVI-013 Milk Processing and Packaging 4 Credits BPVI-028 Marketing and Entrepreneurship 4 Credits BPVI-014 Dairy Products - I 4 Credits4.43 Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT) BPVI-015 Dairy Products - II 4 Credits (Offered in January session only)The Diploma in Dairy Technology aims to develop competent BPVI-016 Dairy Products - III 4 Creditstechnician level human resource for dairy industry. Upgrading the BPVI-017 Quality Assurance 4 Creditstechnical proficiency of lower level workers/ technicians already BPVI-018 Dairy Management andworking in the dairy and allied sectors is also intended. The focus Entrepreneurship 4 Creditsshall be to develop competencies in procurement of milk, fluid milk 77
  • 44. 4.44 Diploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) 4.45 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) (Offered in January Session only) IGNOU has come forward to meet the requirement and provide opportunity to lakhs of manufacturing/production personnel to moveDiploma in Nursing Administration (DNA) is for working nurses in ahead in their careers while on the job. This Diploma aims tohospital, community and health centre for upgrading their knowledge incorporate a blend of practical aspects with academics in theand skill in administration. curriculum. The module is flexible and shall be as per the siteThere has been expressed need of nursing personnel who are conditions and time availability of the personnel. The study centresgetting promotion after 5-10 years of experience as ward administrator have been established at various locations depending upon thewithout any formal training in nursing administration. This programme strength of the designed and developed to update the in-service nurses in The Diploma Programme in Mechanical Enginering seeks to providemanagerial skills to effectively work in the hospital, community or any more accessible and quality education and training to manufacturing/other setting. production personnel to meet the real work needs of manufacturing/ production industry and prepare them for the changes in techniques,Programme Objectives technologies, markets and employment patterns. This Programme hasOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will be able been designed to enhance quality and productivity of manufacturing/to: production personnel. l apply the principles of administration in improving nursing The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is equivalent to Diploma offered services. by the Technical Education System and is equivaent to any of the similar diploma offered by any other University/Polytechnic in India. l participate actively with individual and groups for improvement Objectives of the Programme of nursing services and maintain administrative competence to provide quality care. The broad objectives of this Programme are to : l offer need based and tailor-made academic Programme for the l strengthen their knowledge and skills with the recent trends specific need of supervisory level manpower engaged in in health care system and nursing, practice in hospital, manufacturing/production. community and other health care setting. l upgrade and modernize the technical know-how of those engagedCourse Design in the manufacturing/productlon related activities apart from the Course Code Title of Course Credits fresh entrants to the manufacturing/production industry desirous BNS-011 Principles of Practice of Nursing of advancing their careers in manufacturing/production. l provide better industry-education linkage by matching learners Administration 4 educational needs while collaborating with professional bodies BNS-012 Management of Educational Institute, and technical institutions. Hospital & Community 4 Programme Structure BNS-013 Principles and Practice of Nursing Curriculum for Diploma in Mechnical Engineering (DME) Administration 4 First Semester BNS-014 Resource Management 4 Course Code Course Name No. of Credit BNSL-011 Nursing Service Administration BET-011 Mathematics-I 2 Practical Manual-I 6 BET-012 Physics 2 Practical Manual-II 6 BET-013 Chemistry 2Admission BET-014 Applied Mechanics 2For GNM: The merit list will be made by taking 60% of the BME-050 Engineering Materials 2RNRM marks. To this weightage for experience will be addedaccording to the following criteria. BETL-011 Lab-I (Applied Science) 4For every year of experience, 2 marks weightage will be given, BETL-012 Lab-II (Applied Science) 2maximum up to 20 years of experience over and above the eligibility Total 16criteria. Second SemesterFor B.Sc. (Nursing): The merit list will be prepared on the basis Course Code Course Name No. of Creditof total marks obtained in B.Sc.(N.) 100% weightage to be taken fortotal marks obtained. No weightage will be given to experience. BET-021 Mathematics-II 2Example: If you are a GNM nurse and scored 70% marks and have BET-036 Technical Documentation 25 years experience. You may calculate your marks as per the BME-051 Manufacturing Processes-I 2following example: BET-016 Engineering Drawing 2 l 60% of 70% marks is 42 BET-017 Computer Basics 2 l For three years you will get 3 x 2 = 6 marks (two years are BMEL-007 Lab-III (Manufacturing Practices-I) 4 the eligibility criteria) BMEL-006 Lab-IV (Computer Application) 2 l Your merit on the list will be 42+6 = 48 Total 16 78
  • 45. Third Semester Fee: Theory Course Rs 400/ per credit Course Code Course Name No. of Credit Practical-Rs 1400/ per credit BET-022 Strength of Materials 2 Session starts from January BCE-025 Elementary Civil Engineering 2 Eligibility: · BME-034 Machine Drawing 2 1. Three year diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/ BME-052 Basics of Thermal Engineering 2 Agriculture/Automobiles/ Computer/Civil Engineering from a recognized Polytechnics or its equivalent, AND BEE-031 Electrical Technology 2 2. Candidates should be employed in Central or State level BMEL-008 Lab-V (Strength of Materials) 2 industrial organization or in Public sector or in other related BMEL-009 Lab-VI (Thermal Engineering) 4 organization employing similar manpower or self-employed Total 16 in equivalent capacity. Course Code Name of the Course CreditsFourth Semester BME 001 Engineering Mathematics-I 4 Course Code Course Name No. of Credit BME 002 Computer Aided Design 2 BME-044 Industrial Management 2 BME 003 Manufacturing Technology 4 BET-037 Fluid Mehanics 2 BME 004 CNC Technology and Programming 4 BETE-042 Electronics 2 BME-053 Applied Thermal Engineering 2 BME 005 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 4 BME-054 Manufacturing Processes-II 2 BME 006 Mechatronics 4 BETL-037 Lab-IX (Fluid Mechanics) 2 BME 007 Quality Engineering 4 BMEL-010 Lab-VII (Manufacturing Practices-II) 4 BMEL 001 Laboratory-I (CAD/CAM Lab) 4 Total 16 BMEL 002 Laboratory-II (Mechatronics Lab) 2Fifth Semester Total 32 Course Code Course Name No. of Credit BME-055 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 2 4.47 Diploma in Aquaculture (DAQ) BME-056 Theory of Machines 2 The Diploma in Aquaculture shall include the following courses. BME-057 CNC Machines 2 Core Courses BME-058 Power Plant Engineering 2 (For Both the streams, Fresh water Aquaculture and Coastal BME-059 Manufacturing Processes-III 2 Aquaculture) BMEP-002 Project 6 Course 1: Basics of Aquaculture (BAQ -001) (8 Credits theory) Total 16 Course 2: Project ((BAQP – 001) (6 Credits)Sixth Semester (Both courses are compulsory) Course Code Course Name No. of Credit Optional Courses BME-060 Machine Design 2 Freshwater Aquaculture (Stream I) BME-032 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 2 Course 3: Fresh water Aquaculture (BAQ-002) (8 Credits theory) (RAC) Course 4: Laboratory (BAQ -001) (6 Credits practical) BME-061 Automobile Engineering 2 Coastal Aquaculture (Stream II) BME-062 Metrology and Instrumentation 2 Course 3: Coastal Aquaculture (BAQ -002) (8 Credits theory) BME-063 CAD/CAM 2 Course 4: Laboratory (BAQ -001) (6 Credits practical) BMEL-012 Lab-VII Metrology & Instrumentation 2 To successfully complete Diploma in Aquaculture you have to BMEL-011 Lab-X Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 4 compulsorily complete Course 1 and Course 2 as listed above and Total 16 opt for either Stream I (Course 3 & 4) or Stream II (Course 3 & 4). Let us explain to you more clearly in the following manner:4.46 Diploma In Computer Integrated Stream I: Courses 1+2+3+4 (Total 28 credits) Manufacturing (DCIM) Stream II: Courses 1+2+3+4 (Total 28 credits)Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (DCIM) is designed toprovide training and continuing education and professional knowledge Those interested in both the streams of Aquaculture (Freshwater asappropriate for upgrading the diploma level manpower engaged in well as Coastal Aquaculture) would have to first finish the Diploma inmanaging Mechanical/Production/Automobiles engineering tasks. one stream (either Stream I or Steam II) and then join the other Stream at half the fees and for half the duration of time as compulsoryMedium of Instruction: English courses 1 and 2 would have already been completed with the firstDuration of programme: Minimum- 1 Year, Maximum – 2 Years 79
  • 46. Stream. A Certificate would be given on completion of the second and the disadvantaged sections of the society. It seeks to addressStream apart from the Diploma. the workforce requirements of the food processing industries andCourse Structure focuses on upgrading the knowledge and skills of existing workers in the field of fish harvesting and processing. The programme caters Course Code Name of the Course Credits to the educational needs of rural youth, workers/ technicians working BAQ-001 Basics of Aquaculture 8 in fish and fish processing industry including fishermen, small and BAQP-001 Project Work 6 medium entrepreneurs, fish processors in an unorganized sector, BAQ-002 Freshwater Aquaculture 6 and personnel working in processing plants, NGO functionaries/ trainers and farmers. BAQL-001 Freshwater Aquaculture Lab 6 The objectives of the Programme are to: BAQ-003 Coastal Aquaculture 8 l develop and strengthen human resource by infusing and BAQL-002 Coastal Aquaculture Lab 6 imparting knowledge and skill in Value Added Fish Products;4.48 Diploma in Paralegal Practice (DIPP) l training of personnel for self-employment and creatingThis programme aims to functional understanding of laws that affect awareness and competency in the fish processing as well asindividuals in their everyday life and to develop elementary skills in fish products preparation; andaccessing legal and judicial institutions and processes, to enable l impart basic knowledge and technical proficiency in Post-individuals to use public advocacy. Harvest Management, primary processing of fish, value addition,The programme will be one year and this course is open to those with quality control and marketing.10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU. It is of 32 credits. The Programme Structurecourses are: In order to be eligible for the award of the certificate, a studentCourse 1 Introduction to the Indian Legal System 5 has to complete the following 7 courses equivalent to 32 creditsCourse 2 Introduction to Law: Substantive and Procedural 5 (1 credit is equal to 30 study hours)Course 3 Law and Vulnerable Groups 5 Course Code Title of the Course CreditsCourse 4 Rural Local Self Governance 5 BPVI -041 Introduction to Fish, Processing, 6 Packaging and Value AdditionCourse 5 Clinical Course on legal research BPVI-042 Mince and Mince based Products 4 writing and advocacy 12 BPVI-043 Coated Products 6 BPVI-044 Fish by-products and Waste Utilization 64.49 Diploma in Fish Product Technology (DFPT) BPVI-045 Quality Assurance 4 (Offered in January Session only) BPV -046 Marketing and EntrepreneurshipDiploma in Fish Product Technology (DFPT) has been developed Development 4with the financial support of Ministry of Food Processing Industries,Govt. of India. This Diploma programme aims to develop competent BPVL-047 Training and Field Visits. 2human resource in the field of post harvest management of fish and Total 32production of value added fish products. It is intended to inculcate .Compulsory hands-on training for 15 days in a fish processingvocational and entrepreneurial skills to widen employment opportunities, plant and field visitas well as self employment particularly among rural youth, women 80
  • 47. 5. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES5.1 Postgraduate Certificate in Cyber Law is offered in collaboration with Council of Scientific and Industrial (PGCCL) Research (CSIR). This course is open to those with Degree inSchool of Law, IGNOU is offering the Post Graduate Certificate in Science/Technology/Medicine, Law and Fourth & Fifth year studentsCyber Lawin two modes: Virtual Education in Law (VEL) & Open integrated LL.B. Course who passed three years. Learners withDistance Learning(ODL). experience in dealing with patents and technology transfer will beThe main objectives of the programme are: preferred. It is of 16 credits and comprises of four courses. It consists the following four courses: l To enable learners to understand, explore, and acquire a critical understanding of Cyber Law Course Code Title of the Course Credits l To develop competencies for dealing with frauds, deceptions (confidence tricks, scams) and other cyber crimes such as MIR 021 Overview of Intellectual Property Rights 4 child pornography, that are taking place via Internet. MIR 022 International Framework for Patents l To make learners conversant with the social and intellectual Protection 4 property issues emerging from ‘cyberspace’. l To explore the legal and policy developments in various MIR 023 Indian Patent Law and Procedures 4 countries to regulate cyberspace. MIR 024 Project/Internship 4 l To develop an understanding of relationship between commerce and cyberspace. 5.3 PG Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation l To provide learners an in-depth knowledge of Information Programme (PGCBHT) Technology Act and legal framework of Right to Privacy Data Security and Data Protection. PG Certificate in Bangla-Hindi Translation programme is intended forVirtual Education in Law (VEL) those who have had graduation degree and acquinted with the knowledge of Hindi and Bangla and who aspire to make their careerIt is a virtual learning platform developed by IGNOU to offer the in the area of translation. The objectives of the programme are toPGCCL online. It has several innovative features such as walk in facilitate inter-lingual, intra-lingual academic and cultural activity betweenadmission, integrated multimedia courseware, e-counselling and online these two Indian languages and to promote employment and nationalexamination and Assignment Management System. Admission will be integration. In addition to that the programme aims to create jobavailable throughout the year. Facility for online payment gateway is potential and confidence in the people who work through theseavailable for registration. Once registered, the learners will have Indian languages.access to personalized learning space (My Page). The counsellingmentoring assignments and examination will be done online. For The programme comprises of the following 4 courses of 4 credit eachmore details please visit IGNOU Online at with a total of 16 credits.Open Distance Learning (ODL) Course Code Title CreditsThe Counselling session for ODL will be conducted in variousProgramme Study Centres in collaboration with National Law Schools MTT-001 Translation in the Indian Languages 4and established law colleges all over India. MTT-002 Bangla-Hindi Translation 4The programme is of 16 credits and consists of four courses. The MTT-003 Translation in Variousprogramme is being launched in July,2008. Domains of Bangla and Hindi 4 MTTP-001 Project (Practical Translation) 4 Course Code Title of the Course Credits MIR-011 Cyber Space, Technology and Social Issues 4 5.4 PG Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi MIR-012 Regulation of Cyberspace 4 Translation Programme (PGCMHT) MIR-013 Commerce and Cyberspace 4 PG Certificate in Malayalam-Hindi Translation programme for intended MIR-014 Privacy and Data Protection 4 to those who have had graduation degree and acquinted with the knowledge of Hindi and Malayalam and who aspire to make their career in the area of translation. The objectives of the programme5.2 PG Certificate in Patent Practice (PGCPP) are to facilitate inter-lingual, intra-lingual academic and cultural activityPatent is the most significant form of Intellectual Property to encourage between these two Indian languages and to promote employmentcreativity in science and technology and protect invention and and national integration. In addition to that the programme aims to create job potential and confidence in the people who work throughdevelopment and creation of new technology and business expansion these Indian languages.throughout the world. The programme comprises of the following 4 courses of 4 credit eachThe objective of the Programme is to provide learners in-depth with a total of 16 credits.knowledge of. the Indian patent law, training in writing of patentapplication, and to develop expertise in patent search. This programme 81
  • 48. Course Code Title Credits Programme Structure: MTT-001 Translation in the Indian Language 4 The programme consists of following four courses with a total of 16 MTT-004 Bangla-Hindi Translation 4 credits: MTT-005 Translation in Various Domains of Malayalam and Hindi 4 Course Code Title of the Type of Credits Course Course MTTP-002 Project (Practical Translation) 4 MNR -001 Indian Agricultural Compulsory 45.5 Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Development Policy (PGCAP) (Offered online also) MNR-002 Agricultural Policy: Compusory 4The Post Graduate Programme in Agriculture Policy seeks to develop Formulation, Components,human resource for planning, development and implementation of Process, Implementationnational policies in agriculture. The objectives and salient features of and Comparative Analysisthe agriculture policy framework along with strategies and issuesshould be known to all the stakeholders of the system for an effective MNRE-015 Cooperatives and Farmers’ Elective 4implementation of development programme. The Programme covers Organizationsvarious aspects essential for the policy formulation in order to achieveoverall economic development of the country. Some of the main MNRE-016 Project Anaysis Elective 4aspects pertain to stages and factors in Indian agricultural development 5.6 Advanced Certificate in Power Distributionprocess, components of policy formulation, international and national Management (ACPDM)trade policies, intellectual property rights, research and development The Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management haspolicy, etc. The target group includes persons/organizations involved been developed by the School of Engineering and Technology,in policy making and implementation at the state/regional and central IGNOU in collaboration with the Ministry of Power, USAID-India andlevels having stake in agriculture and rural development. The the Power Finance Corporation under the Distribution Reformprogramme is also offered online at Upgrades and Management (DRUM) Project for professionalsObjectives: employed in electrical power utilities or the electricity sector to upgrade their skills, enhance systemic efficiency and deliver qualityThe specific objectives of the programme are: power to the satisfaction of the beneficiaries.l Create understanding of the salient features of the agriculture Objectives policy framework among policy makers, implementers and The objectives of this programme are to: other stakeholders of the system for its effective implementation. l Disseminate information about the current developments andl Develop human resource for: reforms in the power distribution sector, - Identification of strategic issues with reference to national l Generate awareness about the applications of emerging policies in agriculture; technologies and trends in the sector, and l Educate personnel employed in the sector about various - Analysis of policy aspects and its operationalization; and aspects of power distribution management. - Development of an implementation framework for agriculture and rural development policies. Course Code Title of the Course Credits BEE-001 Power Distribution Sector 6 CreditsTarget Group BEE-002 Energy Management and IT Applications 4 CreditsThe target group includes persons/organizations involved in policymaking and implementation at the state/regional and central levels BEE-003 Management of Power Distribution 6 Creditshaving stake in agriculture and rural development. Total 16Job Opportunities: 5.7 Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)l Agriculture Officers/Planning Officers in Ministries and Central The Certificate in Disaster Management Programme aims at providing and State Agriculture Departments knowledge to the learners in the areas of disaster preparedness, prevention, mitigation, relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation. Thel Project Managers/Program Officers/Project Coordinators in programme is of use to NGO functionaries and volunteers; military, Government and Non Government Organizations para-military, police, home guards, civil defence personnel;l Research Officers in Ministries/Development Departments professionals such as - Geologists, Scientists, Meterologists, Engineers, Foresters, Fire-service personnel, Administrators, Government andl Extension/Information Officers in Agriculture Universities and Public Sector Undertakings officials, Rural Development Functionaries; Departments Urban Government Officials; Primary Health Centres Functionaries; etc. The Programme consists of 16 credits.l Marketing officers in Marketing Boards and Departments 82
  • 49. Course Code Title of the Course Credits Course Code Title of the Course Credits CDM-01 Foundation Course in Disaster CHR-11 Human Rights - Concepts and Concerns 8 Management 8 CHR-12 Human Rights in India 8 CDM-02 Disaster Management : Methods & Techniques 8 Total 16 Total 16 5.11 Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)5.8 Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES) This is a programme which not only imparts fundamentals of Computer Systems and Information Technology but also introducesThe Programme is of use to general public, at every age and advanced technologies such as Multimedia and Internet. Thisat all levels of formal and non-formal education; Professionals, programme is also having a dedicated practical course. Students getecologists, hydrologists, foresters, landscape architects hands on experience in the areas of Word Processing, Spreadadministrators and planners, engineers, industrialists, agriculturists, Sheets, Presentation Tools, Databases and Web Site Development.etc. The NGOs with their dissemination capabilities shall find it One of the highlights of this programme is that student also learnvery useful. Programming using ‘C’ language. They will also learn Internet Course Code Title of the Course Credits Programming. AHE-01 Human Environment (without Project) 6 Programme Structure TS-5 Ecology, Environment and Tourism 8 Course Code Course Title Credits PES-01 Project Work 4 CIT - 001 Fundamentals of Computer Systems 4 Total 18 CIT - 002 Introduction to Information Technology 4 CIT - 003 Web based Technology & 45.9 Certificate in Foods and Nutrition (CFN) Multimedia ApplicationsThe Certificate in Foods and Nutrition is basically a Post-Literacy level CITL - 001 Laboratory Course 6awareness programme meant for people with basic reading andwriting skills. The Programme aims to acquaint the learner with the Total 18role of food in ensuring healthy living for the individual, family andcommunity. It includes features like food selection and preparation, 5.12 Certificate in Guidance (CIG)nutrition from infancy to old age, economics of food, kitchen gardening,food adulteration, consumer rights, safety and education, etc. The The Certificate in Guidance Programme is a joint project of Indiraprogramme lays primary emphasis on Nutrition with relevance to Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and National Council ofpresent day scenario, cost effectiveness, environment friendly Educational Research and Training (NCERT). This Programmeapproaches that reaches to almost the entire nation, hence making would enable the participants to:the learners responsible and aware citizens of tomorrow. The a) develop an understanding of child development and individualprogramme consists of 16 credits. differences in the context of the educational processes, Course Code Title of the Course Credits b) develop an understanding of the concepts and processes CFN-1 You and Your Food 6 involved in guiding elementary school children for learning CFN-2 Your Food and its Utilisation 6 and socio-emotional development, CFN-3 Economics of Food 4 c) identify children with special needs and problems, and Total 16 d) suggest intervention strategies for parents, teachers, social workers, volunteers and other adults to facilitate all-round5.10 Certificate in Human Rights (CHR) development of children.Certificate in Human Rights Programme is an innovative learningpackage of 16 credits spread over 2 courses. It has been designed The Programme is essentially for a target group comprising teachers,specifically to sensitize and educate professionals and workers who, parents, social workers, personnel from voluntary agencies or any individual who is interested in understanding and guiding a part of their routine duty, interact with masses daily. Besides The Programme consists of four courses of four Credits each.general students, specific target groups include law enforcementpersonnel (police, army, paramilitary forces) and functionaries of the Course Code Title of the Course Creditslower judiciary and administrative officers, primary school teachersand NGO functionaries. In preparing the course material, special care NES-101 Understanding the Elementary School Child 4has been taken to address the concerns raised by the UN High NES-102 Facilitating Growth and Development 4Commissioner for Human Rights at the time of launching of the UNDecade for Human Rights Education. NES-103 Guiding Children’s Learning 4 NES-104 Guiding Socio-emotional DevelopmentProgramme Structure of Children 4The Programme consists of two courses. The courses are: Total 16 83
  • 50. 5.13 Certificate in Sericulture (CIS) l to promote self employment and income generation.India occupies second position among the silk producing countries inthe world besides being the largest silk consumer. The limited Programme Structurecoverage is being made by the Central Silk Board under the Course Course Title Nature of Creditseducational and training component for the farmers, entrepreneurs Code Courseand technicians through its institutional network. CSB and IGNOU aimto impart scientific & entrepreneurial principles to the farmers and BAP-001 Introduction to Organic Farming Compulsory 2technicians involved in mulberry cultivation and silkworm production BAPI-001 Organic Production System Compulsory 6through ODL. BAPI-002 Inspection and Certification of Compulsory 4The main objective of the programme is intended to: Organic Produce l prepare the rural youth/farmers for accepting sericulture as profit making enterprise; BAPI -003 Economics and Marketing of Compulsory 4 l impart knowledge and technical skills in various aspects of Organic Produce Sericulure; and Total 16 l create awareness about the opportunities and employment in Sericulture. 5.15 Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC)Programme StructureIt shall be six months duration certificate programme of 16 credits and This programme of study would be of tremendous relevance and useconsists of four courses. In order to be eligible for the award of the to all those who need to who have the knowledge, understandingcertificate, a student has to complete the following 4 Courses equivalent and skills, both with regard to Nutrition and Child Development. Theto 16 credits (1 credit is equal to 30 study hours). Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care is specifically vocational in nature, opening avenues for employment as well as self-employment. Course Cede Title of the Course Credits Doing a programme of this nature, combining knowledge and skill BLP-001 Introduction to Sericulture 2 development in the areas of Nutrition and Early Childhood Care and Education would make the learner uniquely qualified to take up jobs BLPI-002 Host Plant Cultivation 6 as functionaries with Government and Non-Government organisations BLPI-003 Silkworm Rearing 6 working for women and children. BLP-004 Crop Protection 2 Course Code Title of the Course Credits Total 16 CNCC-1 Nutrition for the Community 8A 20-days hands-on training will be conducted at the ProgrammeStudy Centre in which all the practical aspects of Host-Plant cultivation CNCC-2 Organising Child Care Services 8and silkworm rearing will be covered. Total 165.14 Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)The government in every country have cared for their citizens very 5.16 Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)poorly by supplying food that is grown in accord with the principles This 16 Credit Programme on Consumer Protection is open toof modem chemical agriculture. Such food is not only lacking in full candidates with 10+2 qualifications or have done BPP from IGNOU.nutrition and vitality, but is filled with harmful chemicals that poison the The Programme aims at creating an overall awareness and trainingbody over the time. on Consumer Affairs with special emphasis on Consumer Protection.Even in well-developed countries, where there is plenty of food for After going through this Programme the students can be consumerall, there is an escalating problem of malnutrition. Malnutrition is the activists, work in industries, NGOs and government departments onroot cause of many diseases and results in a lack of full development consumer affairs. They can file and plead cases in Consumerand proper functioning of the physiology. Such lack leads to a myriad Protection Courts. The programme consists of three courses as perof other educational, social, economic and other problems. details below:Chemical fertilizers and pesticides rob the soil of health, life, and vitality Course Code Title of the Course Creditsand thus produce crops that lack nutrition. These crops further containresidues from the poisonous chemicals that disrupt the normal, healthy ACS-01 Application Oriented Courses infunctioning of mind and body. Now emphasis is laid on organic Consumer Studies 8agriculture which primarily depends on On-farm resources and CPI Consumer Protection Issues and Acts 4maintains the farm biodiversity for sustaining the production in long CCP Project Work in Consumer Protection 4run. Total 16The present programme aims to tap the global market of organic byeducating the farmers about various aspects of organic productionand certification. 5.17 Certificate in Rural Development (CRD) This Programme in Rural Development provides a comprehensiveObjectives knowledge of socio-economic factors affecting the transformation of l to impart knowledge and proficiency in Organic production rural society. The contents are designed to impart the integrated practices, Certification process and Marketing of organically understanding about the crucial dimensions of rural development. It raised agricultural products, and is primarily meant for those learners who, because of the limitations 84
  • 51. of time and resources are unable to take up Post Graduate Diploma work. The objectives of the programme are to help learners to knowin Rural Development but are still interested to have a comprehensive about basic facilities and equipment in school/college scienceorientation in rural development within a short period of time. The laboratories, and train them in the skills of organising and managinglearners who have completed CRD and further interested in these laboratories, maintaining simple instruments and taking care ofprogrammes of rural development i.e., MARD and PGDRD are laboratory safety aspects.entitled for credit transfer. The programme consists of 4 courses listed below: Course Code Title of the Course Credits Course Course Title No. of Credits No. of Days MRD-101 Rural Development : Indian Context 6 Code Theory Practical of Practical Work MRD-102 Rural Development Programmes 6 LT-1 Good Laboratory MRD-103 Rural Development Planning and Practices 4 2 7 Management 6 LT-2 Laboratroy Techniques Total 18 in Biology 2 2 7 LT-3 Laboratory Techniques5.18 Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second in Chemistry 2 2 7 Language (CTE) LT-4 Laboratory TechniquesThis Programme is based on the communicative approach to language in Physics 2 2 7teaching and is designed to enhance the teachers’ understanding of Total 10 8 28the learners, the learning process, and the nature and structure ofthe English Language. It will also help the teachers to innovate Learners working as regular employees in the laboratories of seniorstrategies for teaching the skills of listening, speaking, reading and secondary schools/colleges/universities can do 12 days of practicalwriting. work at their workplace under the supervision of the local teacher.Students will need to study four courses in all - three compulsory and The remaining 16 days of practical work is required to be done atone optional. identified study centres. All other learners will do practical work for 28 days at the study centres. Course Code Title of the Course Credits 5.21 Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFÉ) i) Compulsory Courses The Certificate in HIV and Family Education provides comprehensive CTE-1 The Language Learner 4 knowledge about what, why and how of HIV/AIDS, family life CTE-2 The Structure of English 4 education, facts of life and substance abuse. The contents are CTE-3 Teaching Strategies 4 designed to impart an integrated understanding to the learners about the issues involved in HIV/AIDS and behaviour modification. The ii) Optional Courses (Select any one) target groups include School teachers, NGO functionaries, para- CTE-4 Teaching English-Elementary School 4 medicals, parents of adolescents and those interested in acquiring CTE-5 Teaching English-Secondary School 4 knowledge on the subject. The Certificate Programme has the following courses of 4 credits each. A learner has to choose 2 Total 16 compulsory courses and any 2 optionals from the 4 electives. One has to acquire 16 credits for a certificate. A student who has5.19 Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS) successfully completed CAFE can also pursue for DAFE by completingThe Programme is aimed at familiarising you with varied aspects of the remaining courses of 16 credits and request the university forTourism, creating awareness about Tourism, imparting basic training credit transfer from CAFE to organising Tourism services and opening career opportunities. It Course Title of the Course Credits Creditsconsists of two courses of eight credits each. Code Required Course Code Title of the Course Credits Compulsory Course TS-1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8 BFE-101 Basics of HIV/AIDS 4 4 TS-2 Tourism Development : Products, BFE-102 Basics of Family Education 4 4 Operations and Case Studies 8 Elective Courses (Choose any two) 8 Total 16 BFEE-101 Elective on HIV/AIDS 45.20 Certificate Programme in Laboratory BFEE-102 Elective on Family Education 4 Techniques (CPLT) BFEE-103 Alcohol, Drugs & HIV 4This programme is designed to provide the know-how and skills BFEE-104 Communication & Counsellingneeded to work as a laboratory technician in a school/college science in HIV 4laboratory. It will train learners to extend effective and efficient Total 24 16services to the science teachers and students in these laboratories.It is a highly skill-oriented programme and involves intensive practical 85
  • 52. 5.22 Certificate in Food Safety (CFS) 5.24 Certificate in Competency Enhancement forIGNOU in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ANM/FHW (CCEANM)(MoHFW), Government of India has launched this professional Certificate in competency enhancement for ANM/FHW is a one-yearupgradation and career upgradation on-line programme in the area programme of 32 credits (18 credits in practical and 14 credits inof food safety and quality that would integrate education and training theory) having 8 courses (4 theory and 4 practical courses).and address the needs of training the workforce/developing human Programme Objectivesmanpower in this sector. The programme will be offered in print mode The programme aims to:as well as online mode. The on-line programme will be supported l enhance the knowledge and skills of practicing ANMs/FHWsby CD-ROM and course materials in print. The programme will focuson knowledge upgradation and enrichment in the area of food safety in reproductive and Child Health (RCH), communication, andespecially for government functionaries, food industry workers and socio-cultural areas including Integrated Management ofcatering industry workers. The Directorate General of Health Services, Neonatal and Childhood Illness; andMinistry of Health and Family Welfare has made this certificate a l enable ANMs/FHWs to develop positive attitude towardscompulsory qualification for a supervisor in establishments (employing community in providing health care through community20 persons or more) engaged in manufacturing, packing, processing participation.of food as well as food service. Target GroupThe 16 credit programme consists of three courses: Qualified ANM/FHW Course Code Title of the Course Credits Selection criteria BFN-001 Introduction to Food Safety 4 Selection will be made on the basis of merit. A separate merit list will be prepared for each Regional Centre. Separate merit list will be BFN-002 Hazards to Food Safety 6 prepared for different. categories as per Central Govt. rules. The final BFN-003 Food Safety and Quality Assurance 6 selection will be based on following two criteria: l total percentage of marks secured by the candidate in ANM/FHW5.23 Certificate in Health Care Waste Management examination (CHCWM) l total years of experience (from the date of completion of two years and/or three years up to the date of begining of theThe concern for bio-medical waste managment has been felt globally session)with indiscriminate disposal of health care waste and the rise in deadlyinfections such as AIDS, Hepatitis-B. The need to educate different For every additional year of experience (over and above thehealth care professionals/workers about health care waste management minimum number of years of experience required for minimumis thus very important. To cater to the needs of these health care eligibility) one mark will be given to a maximum of 20 marks.professionals, the School of Health Sciences, IGNOU and WHO, Programme StructureSEARO have developed a Certificate Programme in Health CareWaste Management in the South-East Asia Region Countries. The programme comprises following courses.The programme aims to Course Code Title of the Course Credits l Sensitize the learners about health care waste and its impact on our health and environment. Theory l Acquaint the learner about the existing legislation, knowledge BNS-001 Community Health 4 and practices regarding health care waste management BNS-002 Reproductive and Child Health 4 practices in South-East Asia Region countries. BNS-003 Community Health Nursing 2 l Equip the learner with skills to manage health care waste effectively and safely. BNS-004 Management of Community Health 4 l For hands on training, a contact session of 6 days is Practical conducted in the identified programme study centre’s (PSCs). BNSL-005 Practical Aspects of Community Health 2Programme Structure BNSL-006 Practical Aspects of Reproductive andThe programme is of 14 credits and comprises of the following Child Health 8courses: BNSL-007 Practical Aspects of Community Course Code Title of the Course Credits Health Nursing 4 BHM-001 Fundamentals: Environment and Health, BNSL-008 Practical Aspects of Management of Health Care Waste Management Regulations 4 Community Health 4 BHM-002 Health Care Waste Management: Concepts, Total Credits (Theory 14, Practical 18) 32 Technologies and Training 6 5.25 Certificate in Newborn and Infant Care (CNIC) BHMP-003 Project 4 Certificate in newborn and infant care is a six-months programme of Total 14 14 credits (4 credits in theory and 10 credits in practical) having 3For hands on training, a contact session of 6 days is conducted in courses (1 theory and 2 practical courses).the identified programme study centres (PSCs). 86
  • 53. Programme Objectives 5.27 Certificate in Teaching of Primary SchoolThe programme aims to: Mathematics (CTPM) l Enhance and update the knowledge, skills and practices of This awareness level practical-oriented programme provides some nursing personnel in care of newborn and infants strategies for teaching mathematics to children in a way that will make l Enable Nursing personnel to provide effective nursing care them feel positive about it. The Programme is aimed at pre-primary to normal, at risk and sick newborn and infants. and primary school teachers, as well as parents of young children. Its basic objectives are to help primary school teachers to criticallyTarget Group look at their mathematics teaching strategies and alter them to suit theirThe nursing professionals (RNRM) who have completed students background; to refresh these teachers about childrensdiploma in General Nursing and Midwifery GNM / B.Sc. Nursing or learning processes in the context of mathematics learning; and toabove. make the discourse of mathematics teaching available to a widerProgramme Structure section of society by exposing them to the need for giving a meaningThe programme consists of following courses. and context while learning or teaching mathematical concepts, processes and skills. Course Code Title of the Course Credits A special component of his programme is a 2-credit project. This is Theory Nursing Care of New Born and Infant 4 a chance for the learner to actively engage with young children to BNS-015 see how they acquire mathematics. Practical The programme consists of two courses as detailed below: BNSL-015 Integrated Management of Sick Newborn Practical and Infant 2 Course Code Title of the Course Credits BNSL-016 Nursing Practices and Procedures in Care AMT-01 Teaching of Primary School 8(6+2 credit of Newborn and Infant 8 Mathematics project) Total Hours (Theory: 120; Practical: 300 ) 14 LMT-01 Learning Mathematics 8 Credits (Theory: 4; Practical: 10 ) Total 16* One credit is equal to 30 study hours. Assessment for both these courses consists of the term-end exam and evaluation of the project report.5.26 Certificate in Maternal and Child Health Care (CMCHC) 5.28 Certificate in Business Skills (CBS)Certificate Programme in Maternal and Child Health Care is a 16 This programme has been developed jointly by IGNOU, Rajivcredits programme (8 credits in theory and 8 credits in practical) and Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and Commonwealth of Learning (COL)has 2 theory courses and 1 practical course. Canada, with an aim to enable NGOs and other agencies to develop business skills among the street children, unemployedProgramme Objectives youth, rural and urban disadvantaged sections and women, so that l Update the knowledge and skills of health care providers in these groups can avail gainful self employment reproductive and child health opportunities. l Enable the health care providers to render effective health In order to be eligible for the award of the Certificate in Business care to mother & child Skills, one has to complete the following 4 courses equivalent to 16 credits :Target Group Course Code Title of the Course CreditsNursing Professionals of all categories (RNRM) with Diploma inGeneral Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) or above. Health worker (F)/ ECO-01 Business Organisation 4ANM/Health Supervisor Female/LHV/PHN. PCO-1 Preparatory Course In Commerce 4Programme Structure BCOA-001 Business CommunicationThe programme consists of following courses. & Entrepreneurship 4 CIC-05 MS-Office 4 Course Code Title of the Course Credits Theory Total 16 BNS-017 Community Health Management 4 BNS-018 Reproductive and Child Health 4 5.29 Certificate in Functional English (Basic level) Practical (CFE) BNSL-017 Nursing Practices and Procedures 8 The Programme will improve the communicative and study skills of in Maternal and Child Health students. The objective of the Programme is to give the learners Total practice and offer tips in the skills of listening, speaking, reading, Hours (Theory: 240; Practical: 240) 480 writing, communicative grammar and study skills so that they can Credits (Theory: 8; Practical: 8) 16 function in English in the social and academic spheres. It will also* One credit is equal to 30 study hours acquaint the learners with some professional skills which will prepare them for a job. 87
  • 54. Credits 5.32 Certificate Programme In NGO ManagementThe programme is of 12 credits, comprising the following 3 Courses (CNGOM)of 4 credits each. Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) play an important role inCourse 1: English in Daily Life various developmental issues across the states in India. VAN! (VoluntaryCourse 2: English in Education Action Network India), an apex body of Indian voluntary organizations estimates that there are 1.2 million NGOs working in India. As per theCourse 3: Joining the Work Force data available with the planning commission, there are more than 12,0005.30 Certificate in German Language (CGL) NGOs in the country. In view of the increasingly important role of theThis programme introduces the basic structures of the German voluntary sector in the developmental process, all levels of policylanguage. The student develops communicative competence in the making have stressed the importance of building its capacity to face theareas of reading, listening, speaking and writing. The course enables developmental challenge.the participant to engage in simple conversations in settings such as The emphasis of the management education process hither to, hadshopping or restaurants and to speak in the simple past tense. The been limited to the private sector and or large public undertakings. Thestudent becomes familiar with listening comprehension strategies and capacity building efforts for the voluntary sector have remained limiteddevelops the ability to extract socio-cultural information from simple to organizing workshops and training programmes and formal coursetexts, accompanied by exercises in communicative contexts. work in universities. However, given the size of the sector, and if weProgramme Objectives add to this the many socially spirited individuals involved in social activism, the capacity building needs of the sector can only be cateredTo introduce the basics of the German Language and gradually build to by undertaking distance education programmes.skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing and also enablecultural understanding. Objectives of the ProgrammeThe Course is based on the Common European Framework of The objectives of the programme are as follows:Reference for Languages formulated by the Council of Europe for all l To provide the basic managerial concepts to NGO workers;European Languages. l To give a first hand experience to the NGO workers or for thatProgramme Module matter to the end users of the programme;l Biligual radio and video course (26 units) 13 credits l To help and enhance the skills of end users at various levels of management.l Examination preparation 1 creditl Contact classes with counsellors Eligibility for Admissionl Online tutoring (optional) Minimum qualification for admission to this certificate programme is 10+2 (Intermediate) or Matriculate with at least three years of workl A final examination - conducted jointly by experience in NGO sector. IGNOU and MMB, New Delhi. Medium of instruction5.31 Certificate in Community Radio (CCR) The medium of instruction is English. Course Code Title of the Course Credits Duration of the programme I The minimum duration of the programme A. Theory 2 Courses (4 credits each) 8 is of 6 months and the maximum is of two years. 1. Couse-1 Introduction to Community Radio ( 4 credits) Student Support Services 2. Course-2 Operating a Community Radio ( 4 credits) The programme will be made on offer in all the study centres of the 3. Practical Manual (1 No.) management programme across the country. The contact programme B. Internship: 10 days at any CRS 8 will be held in the identified NGOs. (With Practical Assignments = 6) Fee structure The total fee for this programme is proposed as Rs. 1,000/- payable (Final Project = 2) alongwith the application form at the time of registration. Programme Total 16 StructureCourse 1 ‘‘Introduction to Community Radio’’ describe the The programme consists of following three courses alongwith a contactdefinition, nature, scope and functions, differentiate between CR and programme. The detailed course outline is given under:other Radios, helps in understanding the relations of CR and Society. 1) Introduction to NGO management 4 creditsIt also talks about the nature and need of content, source of contentsand the role of developmental agencies. One of the block also gives 2) Management functions 4 creditsan understanding about managing a CR, organizational issues and 3) Health care management 4 creditsabout synergy and team work. 4) Contact programme inCourse 2 ‘‘Operating a Community Radio’’ discusses about the identified NGO 7 days (56 hours)technology to be used in setting up a Community Radio Station, about Contact programme is a compulsory component, will be of 7 days inequipments and maintenance. It also discusses about programming identified NGOs. The contact programme is necessary to provide aand programme production techniques. It also touches upon the platform for formal education to volunteers, community workers etc.sustainability issues. working in NGOs or willing to work in NGOs. 88
  • 55. BMS-001 : Introduction to NGO Management working in the health care sector. Block 1 deals with the issuesCourse Introduction: The Course I deal with basic features of NGO related to the Primary Health Care Management where differentManagement. It tries to emphasize the relevance of the NGOs in the national health policies are discussed and the importance of thepresent context. Block 1 gives an insight into the features of NGOs and NGOs dealing with the health sector regarding these policies isthe basic environment of NGOs, which is necessary to understand the covered. Block 2 deals with the concerns of the society like healthconcept of NGOs. Block II deals with various elements of strategy, and environment, gender issues and AIDS. Block 3 covers the skillswhich help in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and related to health care management and how they can be useful inthreats of an NGO thereby understanding the whole process of managing managing the NGO. Block 3 emphasizes on the need and importance of Block 1: Primary Health Care Managementcommunication skills. 1. National Health PoliciesBlock 1: Concepts & Functions of NGOs 2. NRHM and Role of NGOs1. NGOS: An Introduction 3. NACP-III and other National Health Programmes2. NGO Environment 4. Role in PHC3. Issues in NGO management Block 2: Social Issues4. Problem identificationBlock 2: Strategy & Planning 5. Health and Environment5. Elements of strategy 6. HIV/AIDS in Social Context6. SWOT Analysis 7. Poverty, Gender and Health7. Process of management Block 3: Skills in Health ManagementBlock 3: Communication Skills 8. Health Situational Analysis8. Importance and scope of communication skills 9. Networking and Advocacy9. Interpersonal and group Communication 10. Community Mobilization10. IT and web application 11. Public Private Partnership in Health Sector11. Reporting Evaluation SystemBMS-OO2 : Management Functions The evaluation for each course covers two aspects:Course Introduction: The Course 2 deals with Management functionswith special emphasis on NGOs. It tries to cover be different aspects a) Continuous evaluation through TMA assignmentsrelated to the administration of NGOs. Block 1 deals with different b) Term-end examinationsprocedures, which are required in forming an NGO and the basics of Term-end examination will be held twice in a year i.e. Junethe office procedures required to run an NGO. Block 2 deals with the and aspect, which is important in bringing the NGO on the 1. In the final results the assignment of a course carry 30%forefront. Block-3 deals with Project management, which covers the weightage while 70% weightage is given for term-endvarious aspects of making a project proposal and how to implement it. examination.Block 4 deals with the finances aspect, whereby the intricacies likeraising funds and utilizing the funds in an optimum manner are taken 2. All the assignments and term-end examinations will be scoredcare of. as a numerical marking scheme. Any component, which has not been attempted, would be treated as having a score ofBlock 1: Administration of NGOs zero marks.1. Legal Procedures2. Office Procedure and Documentation 3. Depending on the percentage of marks secured by a3. Basics of Accounting candidate, the divisions will be awarded.4. Budgeting 5.33 Certificate Programme in Japanese LanguageBlock 2: Marketing (CJL)5. Principles of Marketing This programme aims at introducing basic patterns of Japanese language6. Social Marketing at the elementary level, develop the students’ competence in the four7. Information, Education and Communication skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, and finally initiate theBlock 3: Project Management learner into basic essential aspects of Japanese culture.8. Project Planning The entire course is being developed in collaboration with the Japan9. Scheduling Foundation.10. Monitoring & EvaluationBlock 4: Resource Mobilization Bilingual in medium, a blended multimedia package (A/V CDs), with11. Proposal Development printed material (SLMs), and a substantial component of teacher counseling is quite innovative. The programme comprises of 4 courses,12. Fund Raising. worth 16 credits and each credit amounting to 30 hours of study time.BMS-OO3 : Health Care ManagementCourse Introduction: The Course 3 deals with basics of Health The programme has been presently launched as a pilot in BangaloreCare Management. It tries to emphasize the relevance of the NGOs only. 89
  • 56. Eligibility: Adults who have successfully completed 10+2 or equivalent Course Code Course Title Creditswith basic knowledge of English. BCSSI-001 Understanding BPO, 2Duration : Minimum: 1 year (including examinations) Maximum: 2 and Related Sectors.years BCSSI-002 English Proficiency 2 BCSSI-003 Business Communication 4Course fees: Rs. 4800/- + Rs. 100/- registration fees . BCSSI-004 Cultural Sensitisation 2Programme Coordinator: Prof. Renu Bhardwaj BCSSI-005 Customer RelationshipE-mail: Management 3 BCSSI-006 Positive Incrementals 35.34 Certificate In Persian Language (CPEL) Total 16In collaboration with the Iran Culture House,New Delhi, IGNOU has The target group include youth and job seekers in the BPO, ITeSinitiated a certificate programme in Persian Language on pilot basis for a and Related Sectors who have qualified 10+2 level. All the coursesbatch of 30 students. are combination of theory and practicals.The programme is supposed to provide a basic working knowledge of 5.37 Certificate in Lifelong Learning (CLL)the Persian Language and the Iranian culture. This certificate course prepares the learners to be lifelong learners to adopt changes and learn new skills in accordance with the newIran Culture House is collaborating with IGNOU to provide learning demands posed by globalizagion. This is a capacity building coursesupport along with the content software to the learners. This programme for adult / non- formal/lifelong learning functionaries through ODLis expected to be extended to Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore system. Those who have completed 10th class and have an interestsoon. in the adult / non- formal education sector can join this course .This course has the following components :-The programme shall comprise of 4 courses of 4 credits each, eachcredit amounting to 30 hours of total study time. Course Code Course Title Credits ODS-OOI Alternative System of Education 65.35 Certificate In Urdu Language (CUL) EducationThis program is basically meant for Hindi and Urdu speakers who ODS-002 Foundation of Lifelong Learning 6do not know how to read, write and correctly speak Urdu language. Total 12This introduces the script writing, prounciation skills,communicativeUrdu and comprehension of Urdu prose and poetry. The student The Diploma in Lifelong Learning (DELL) is under development. Adevelops the competence in the areas and also the ability to extract student who has successfully completed CELL can also pursue forsocio-cultural information from the texts. Each course has 8 credits. DELL by requesting the university for credit transfer from CELL toThe themes of printed blocks are as follows: DELL. 5.38 Certificate in Performing Arts (CPA) Block No. 1 Script Learning (Bharatanatyam/Kathak/Kuchipudi/Mohiniattam/Hindustani Block No. 2 Pronunciation Skills Music/Carnatic Music/Theatre) Block No. 3 Communicative Urdu Introduction Certificate in Performing Arts programme (Music/Dance/Theatre) is Block No. 4 Comprehension of Press and Poetry to enable the learner about the basic knowledge of these art formsCredit : 16 with practical inputs.Courses : 1. OUL-001 Recognizing, Reading and Writing the Objective Script Indian performing Arts have a common historical background and 2. OUL-002 Communicative & Comprehensive Skills. also share a common source of principles. These are distinguished Art forms in context of their aesthetic and functional value. This5.36 Certificate in Communication Skills For programme is aimed at providing a holistic and integrated approach BPO. ITeS & Related Sectors (BCSSI) towards Indian Performing Art forms i.e. Music, Dance and TheatreThe booming Information Technology (IT) segment comprising ITeS to the learners.(IT -enabled services) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Target grouphave emerged as key employment generation sectors in the country. Learners having Secondary School Certificate are eligible forThe BPOs offer different kinds of services which include Customer admission in the programme.Support, Technical Support, Telemarketing, Insurance Processing, Programme StructureData Processing, Internet/Online/Web Research and a whole lot ofrelated services. This certificate will equip the participants to effectively The programme will be a 12 month duration and consists thecommunicate in English vis-a-vis the job requirements of the BPO following courses - (six credits for Theory and 10 credits forindustry. The programme compnses SIX courses:- Practical) . 90
  • 57. Course Code Course Title Credits harvesting techniques and management for the optimal use of harvested water by all concerned.CPA -001 (Theory) Indian Cultural Heritage 2 The main objectives of the programme are:CPA -002 (Theory) Understanding Indian Art Forms 2 l To sensitize and educate learners on augmentation & utilizationCPA -003 (Theory) An Introduction to Indian Music/ 2 of water resources; Theatre/Dance ll To impart necessary skills and expertise to understand waterCPA(M)/(D)/(T) -004 Paper -1 Music -2 harvesting techniques;(Practical) Dance -4 ll To enables learners to act as trainers and organizers at Theatre-3 household and community levels for efficient water managementCPA(M)/(D)/(T) -005 Paper -2 Music -3 in terms of its usage and also for water conservation.(Practical) Dance -4 Structure of the programme Theatre-3 Course Code Title of the Course CreditsCPA(M)/(D)/(T)-006 Paper -3 Music -5(Practical) Dance -2 ONR-001 Introduction to Water Harvesting 2 Theatre 4 ONR-002 Basics of Hydrology 45.39 Certificate in Visual Arts (CVA) ONR-003 Water Harvesting, Conservation 6 (Painting/Applied Art/Sculpture) and UtilizationIntroductionThe certificate programme in visual arts aims to develop basic skills ONRL-001 Practical Training at Water 4with creative and aesthetics understanding in learner. The certificate Harvesting Agencyprovides three main streams to in Visual Arts as Painting, Sculptureand Applied Arts. 5.41 Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF)Obiectives Poultry Farming have been one of the most important subsidiary occupation of the farming community in India. Poultry Farming is al To develop the self observation, visualization and self remunerative business both in rural and urban areas due to the motivation to create a work of art. requirement of small space, low capital investment and quick returnl To introduce the Indian Art Practices and Aesthetics. throughout the year. It has a significant role in the eradication ofl To impart knowledge in the area of Visual Arts. malnutrition and poverty as well as eliminating un- and under-Target Group employment among the rural masses. However, due to lack of modern and updated method of farming, farmers are practicing theirLearners having Secondary School Certificate are eligible for own way which has been found to be unproductive and notadmission in the programme. commercially viable. The present programme aims to impart knowledgeProgramme Structure and skill to make Poultry Farming a viable business. The targetThe programme will be 12 month duration and contain following group includes: Rural youth, Women, Farmers and -(six credits for Theory and 10 credits for Practical). The main objectives of the programme are to: Course Code Course Title Credits l develop and strengthen Human Resource by infusing/imparting CVA-OOI Indian cultural Heritage 2 knowledge and skill in Poultry Farming through Open and CVA-OO2 Understanding Indian art Forms 2 Distance Learning (ODL) Mode; CVA-OO3 History of Art and Techniques 2 l create awareness about the opportunities of employment and livelihood in Poultry Sector; and CVA (P/AA)-OO4 Practical-l 4 l impart basic knowledge and technical proficiency in Poultry CVA(P/AA)-OO5 Practical-2 3 Breeding, Housing, Management and Nutrition. CVA (P/AA)-OO6 Practical-3 3 Programme Structure Total credits 16 In order to be eligible for the award of the certificate, a student has to complete the following 5 courses equivalent to 16 credits (1 credit5.40 Certificate in Water Harvesting and is equal to 30 study hours) Management (CWHM) Course Code Title of the Course CreditsGrowing urbanisation and industrialisation, increasing demand for OLP -001 Introduction to Poultry Farming 2agriculture produce, has led to over exploitation of limited surface aswell as ground water resource. This has also resulted in shar decline OLPI-001 Poultry Housing and Management 6in ground water table. The situation can be effectively reversed through OLPI-002 Poultry Feeds and Feeding 4rainwater harvesting which essentially means collection and storage ofthe rainwater from rooftop or from surface catchments for future use. OLPL-001 Poultry Health Care andDespite various initiatives including legislative measures, very little Bio-security Measures 2rainfall is conserved and harvested. This certificate programme in water OLPL-002 Poultry Farm Training 2harvesting and management intends to generate mass awareness anddisseminate skills through trained human resources, about rain water Total 16 91
  • 58. A compulsory 10-days continuous hands-on training (Course 5) will Target Group: 10+2 Preferably with conducted at the Programme Study Centres (PSCs). The Programme consists of tV-O courses i.e. one theory and one5.42 Certificate in Beekeeping (CBK) practical. 120 hrs academic counselling sessions are compulsory toThere is always an increasing demand for the honey across the attend. .And 150 hrs of self activities and 150 hrs of supervised activities are Most of the honey is being collected from the wild resources(forest) and a limited population has been engaged to rear the bees. Programme Structure:Due to less technical knowledge and poor infrastructure, the honey Course Code Title of the Course Creditsproduction is less. A great potential exists in this area, where we mayestablish this unorganized sector into an organized one for the CNS-DC 001 Theory -Concepts and 4betterment of the society. Interventions of Diabetes Mellitus CNS-DCP 001 Practical- Procedures 10At village level, successful honey production provides nutritional and related to Diabetes Mellituseconomic security and also empowerment to the farmers, farm women, Total 14and rural youth. Beekeeping also helps conserve the naturalresources. There is a need to impart improved technical knowhow 5.44 Certificate Programme for Home Basedto the traditional beekeepers in order to facilitate the adoption of Care Providers (CHBCP)improved technologies available in this area. Certificate Programme for Home Based Care Providers is a 6 months programme of 14 credits (Theory 4 credits, Practical 10The certification may be required to the beekeeper to seek any credits) for 10th Passed students. This programme has beenfinancial help from any banks, non-governmental or government developed to prepare a work force in the country with the skillsagencies, etc required to look after elderly and people suffering from chronicThe main objectives of the programme are as follows: progressive illnesses. This programme will help the family membersl to impart education about modern beekeeping. and patients to cope with the stress of care to their long term ailing relatives which will add to the quality of life of patients as well as ofl to build human resource in the beekeeping sector. relatives.l diversification of apiculture to increase income of the farmers. Programme objectives: The broad objectives of this programmel to develop entrepreneurial skills in beekeeping. are to:-Programme Structure l provide care to people at home setting after discharge from tertiary care.In order to be eligible for the award of the certificate, a student has l prepare a work force in the country with the skills requiredto complete the following; 3 courses equivalent to 16 credits (1 credit to look after elderly and people suffering from chronicis equal to 30 study hours) progressive illnesses. Course Code Title of the course Credits Target group: 10th Pass OAPI-011 Introduction to Beekeeping 4 Programme Structure OAPI-012 Management of Honey Bee Colonies 8 Course Code Title of the Course Credits OAPI-013 Hive Products and Economics of CNS-HC 001 Home Based Care Theory 4 Beekeeping 4 CNS-HCP 001 Skills related to Home Practical Based Care 105.43 Certificate in Diabetes Care for Community Worker (CDCW) Total Credits 14Certificate in Diabetes Care for Community Worker Programme isdeveloped by School of Health Sciences in collaboration with 5.45 Certificate In Entrepreneurship (CIE)Regional Center Guwahati and support from North East Unit of IndiraGandhi National Open University. The certificate programme has Certificate in Entrepreneurship is an innovative learning package ofbeen developed to build up a community level work force to work 12 credits spread over five courses. This programme has beenin diabetic clinics, health centers and at community level. Or any designed specifically to give necessary knowledge and skills for theindividual who is interested in understanding and helping diabetic young people to find new business opportunities; to empower thepatient at home can also do this programme. unemployed youth in both urban and rural India to become potential entrepreneurs and make them self-reliant; and also to spreadProgramme Objectives: entrepreneurship culture among the aspiring young students andI. To impart knowledge about epidemiology of diabetes. facilitate them to take part in the main stream of community economic2. To provide an understanding of the causes leading to diabetes. development. At present there are about 200 million unemployed3. To give detailed knowledge of the effect of diabetes on various youth in India. The aim of this short-term entrepreneurship programmes organs of the body. through ODL is to bring social and economic development through4. To provide knowledge and skills about management of the income generation of the individuals and community. disease in relation to diet, foot care, eye care etc.5. To equip the learners with interpersonal communication The programme is essentially for the target group comprising – those skills which will facilitate psychological well being of patients. who are interested in starting a business enterprise, Rural un- 92
  • 59. employed youth and students in Higher Education stream and for course. The objectives of this course are to:preparing them as promising entrepreneurs in future. l disseminate information on national and international environmental issues;Programme Structure of CIEThe programme consists of following courses: l create environmental consciousness among professionals, academicians and other members of society who can play anCourse Code Title of the Course Credits active part in opinion making within the society so that corrective environmental action could be encouraged; andCIE-01 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2 l facilitate development of environmental leadership amongCIE-02 Business Opportunity Identification 2 individuals who may organize/participate in environmentCIE-03 Enterprise Creation and Legal upgradation programmes. Requirements 2 The course comprises of printed blocks supported by contactCIE-04 Enterprise Management 3 programme having the following components: audio-visual inputs, teleconferencing and face-to-face interaction. The themes of theCIE-05 Computer for Entreprenuers 3 printed blocks are as follows: TOTAL 12 Block No. Block Titles5.46 Appreciation Course on Environment (ACE) 1. Environmental ConcernsEnvironment is everybody’s business. It has been observed that 2. Environment Managementmany individuals, who have the benefit of education and are actively 3. Improving the Environmentengaged in their professions, often have strong desire to educatethemselves on environmental matters. They also want to play a This course can be completed in two modes :significant role in environmental management of their neighbourhood. Mode 1 Awarness Mode – This mode gives one the flexibility toSometimes, due to misinformation or availability of excessive information study the print materials as per ones convenience andon a subject, these individuals despite their enlightened background, pace. There is no formal assessment for this mode.are not in a position to appreciate significant environmental issues.They are also sometimes misled by adverse propaganda. Owing to Mode 2 Certification Mode – For this mode, besides pursuingthese reasons, the Appreciation Course on Environment has been the study of print materials, one has to successfully completedeveloped by the University in collaboration with the Ministry of a Project Work for earning the Certificate of Participation.Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, as a non-credit awareness 93
  • 60. 6. UNIVERSITY RULESThe University reserves the right to change the rules from applications shall be processed for January/July session dependingtime to time. However, latest rules will be applicable to all the upon the date of submission by the student. Payment of programmestudents irrespective of the year of registration. fee can be made through credit card, debit card, cash deposit in6.1 Educational Qualifications Awarded By Private designated banks, demand drafts and any such other method as Institutions specified in the university website.Any educational qualification awarded by the Private Universities All other schedules viz. the submission of Examination Form,established under the provisions of the “Chhattisgarh Niji Kshetra assignments and dates for examinations will remain as notified by theVishwavidyalaya (Sathapane Aur Viniyaman), Adhiniyam, 2002” are University from time to time.non-existent and cannot be made the basis of admission to higher 6.6 Simultaneous Registrationstudies with IGNOU. Students who are already enrolled in a programme of one year or6.2 Incomplete and Late Applications longer duration can also simultaneously register themselves for anyIncomplete application forms/Re-registration forms, received after due certificate programme of 6 months duration. However, if there is anydate or having wrong options of courses or electives or false clash of dates of counselling or examination schedule between theinformation, will be summarily rejected without any intimation to the two programmes taken, University will not be in a position to makelearners. The learners are, therefore, advised to fill the relevant adjustment.columns carefully and enclose the copies of all the required certificates 6.7 Re-Registrationduly attested by a Gazetted Officer. The form is to be submittedto the Regional Director concerned ONLY on or before the Learners are advised to submit the Re-Registration formsdue date. The application form sent to other offices of the University only at the respective Regional Centre and no where else. Ifwill not be considered and the applicant will have no claim whatsoever any student sends the Registration/Re-Registration forms to wrongon account of this. places and thereby misses the scheduled date and consequently a semester/year, he/she will have no claim on the University for6.3 Validity of Admission regularisation.Learners offered admission have to join on or before the due datesspecified by the University. In case they want to seek admission for Schedule for Re-Registrationthe next session, they have to apply afresh and go through the For July Session For January Session Late feeadmission process again. 1. 1st February to 1st August to NIL6.4 ‘Walk in Admission’ for all Advertised 31st March 1st October Programmes 2. 1st April to 3rd October to 200.00The University has introduced Walk-in-admission facility, with effect 30th April 31st Octoberfrom July 2008 for all Programmes except for the management & 3. 1st May to 1st November to 500.00B.Ed. Programmes. The admission for these programmes will remain 31st May 30th Novemberopen round the year. Therefore, the candidates may submit the 4. 1st June to 1st December to 1000.00application forms as per the following schedule to concerned Regional 20th June 20th DecemberCentre.For January Session : From 1st June 6.8 Re-admission upto 31st October (without late fee) The students who are not able to clear their programme within the 1st November to 30th November maximum duration can take re-admission for additional period in (with late fee of Rs. 200/-) continuation of the earlier period as under:For July Session : From 1st December Programmes Duration Re-admission Period upto 30th April (without late fee) *1st May to 31st May Certificates Programmes 6 Months 6 months (with late fee of Rs. 200/-)NOTE : *July 09 session is Extended till 30th June Diploma Programmes 1 Year 1 year09 without late fee Bachelor’s Degree Programmes 3 Years 2 years6.5 Online Admission Masters Degree Programmes 2 Years 2 yearsApplicants can submit their admission application forms online round For re-admission the student has to make pro-rata fee for eachthe year. However, as indicated at Para 6.4 above, such online incomplete course. The details of pro-rata fee and the Re-admission 94
  • 61. Form is available at the Regional Centres and also in the Website not be held responsible for that. In case a student wants to havefor the courses which they have not been able to completed. For assignments, he can obtain a copy of the same from thefurther details, please see the website. Study Centre or Regional Centre or may download it from theThe students who fail to pay the prescribed full programme fee during IGNOU website: In case of non-receipt of studythe maximum duration of the Programmes shall have to pay full fee material students are required to write to concern Regional Centre,for the missed years in addition to pro-rata course fee for re- IGNOU.admission. 6.13 Change of Elective/Course6.9 Reservation Change in Elective/Course is permitted within 30 days from the receiptThe University provides reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, of first set of course material on payment of Rs.200/- for a 4 creditScheduled Tribes, non-cremy layer of OBC. War Widows, Kashmiri course or part thereof, Rs.400/- for a 8 credit course for under-Migrants and Physically Handicapped learners, as per the graduate courses. For Master’s Degree Programme it is Rs.400/-Government of India rules, for admission to its various programmes. for 2/4 credits and Rs.800/- for 6/8 credits course. Payment should be made by way of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of “IGNOU” payable6.10 Scholarships and Reimbursement of Fee at the place of concerned Regional Centre. All such requests forThe learners belonging to reserved Categories, viz. Scheduled change of Elective/Course should be addressed to the concernedCastes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped have to pay Regional Centre only as per schedule.the full fee at the time of admission to the University along with othergeneral category candidates. 6.14 Change of MediumSC/ST learners have to collect and subsequently submit their Change of Medium is permitted within 30 days from the receipt of first setscholarship forms to the respective State’s Directorate of Social of course material in the first year ONLY, on payment of Rs.200/-Welfare or Office of the Social Welfare Officer, through the concerned plus Rs.200/- per 2/4 credit course and Rs.400/- per 6/8 credit courseRegional Director of IGNOU for reimbursement of programme fee. for undergraduate courses. For Master’s Degree Programme it isSimilarly, Physically Handicapped learners admitted to IGNOU Rs.200/- plus Rs.400/- per 2/4 credit course and Rs.800/- per 6/8Programmes are eligible for Government of India scholarships. They credit course. Payment should be made by way of a Demand Draftare advised to collect scholarship forms from the respective State drawn in favour of “IGNOU” payable at the place of concerned RegionalGovernment Directorate of Social Welfare or Office of the Social Centre. All such requests for change of Medium should be addressedWelfare Officer and submit the filled-in forms to them through the to the concerned Regional Centre only as per schedule.concerned Regional Director of IGNOU. 6.15 Change of ProgrammeScholarship scheme of National Centre for Promotion of Employmentof Disabled People (NCPEDP) for Post Graduate level programmes Change of programme from B.A. to B.Com./BTS or B.Com to B.A./BTSis applicable to the students of this University also. Such students are or B.Sc. to B.A./B.Com is permitted only in the first year of studyadvised to apply to awarding authority. within 30 days from the receipt of first set of course material on payment of Rs.400/- plus Rs.200/- per 2/4 credits course and Rs.400/ Fee Concession - per 6/8 credit course by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the place of concerned Regional Centre. For change The students taking admission for the Diploma and Certificate of Programme from B.A./B.Com to BTS, the student will be required to programmes of School of Agriculture shall be eligible for the fee pay the difference of fee in addition to Rs.400/- stated above. No concession as per the following criteria: change is permitted from B.A./B.Com to B.Sc. a) all the candidates from rural areas shall be entitled for 50% fee Change of programme in Master’s Degree (MEG/MHD/MPS/MAH/ concession subject to production of domicile certificate; MPA/MSO/MEC/MARD/M.Com) is permitted only in the first year b) the urban students below the poverty line may be given a 50% fee of study. A student has to pay the full fee for the new Programme and concession subject to production of an income certificate. he/she has to forfeit the fee paid for the earlier programme opted by him/ her.6.11 Refund of FeeFee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. It is The request for change of programme should be addressed toalso not adjustable against any other programme of this University. concerned Regional Centre. Students are not required to return the oldHowever, in cases where University denies admission, the programme course material.fee will be refunded after deduction of registration fee through A/cPayee Cheque Only.6.12 Study Material and AsssignmentsThe University sends study materials and assignments whereverprescribed to the students by registered post and if a student doesnot receive the same for any reason whatsoever, the University shall 95
  • 62. 6.16 Counselling and Examination Centre In case any learner is keen for transfer from Army/Navy/Air Force Regional Centre to any other Regional Centre of the UniversityAll study centres, Programme study centres, special study centres are during the cycle/session, he/she would have to pay the fee-sharenot Examination centres. Practical Examination need not necessarily money to the Regional Centre. In case the learner seeks transfer atbe held at the centre where the learner has undergone counselling the beginning of the session/cycle the required programme courseor practicals. Regular counselling sessions will be conducted at the fee for the session/cycle shall be deposited at the Regional Centre.learner support centres provided the number of learners for a However, the transfer shall be subject to availability of seats whereverparticular course is equal to or more than 10. If the number is less applicable.than 10 then in place of regular counselling, intensive counsellingsessions will be held which essentially means that 40% of the number 6.19 Foreign Studentsof prescribed counselling sessions are to be conducted within a Foreign students residing in India are eligible to seek admission inweeks time. IGNOU programmes who have valid student visa for the minimum6.17 Change/Correction of Address and Study duration of the programme. Such students are required to remit the fee at par with foreign students (fee structure of foreign students could Centres be downloaded from the website Admission ofThere is a printed card for change/correction of address and change foreign students residing in India will be processed by theof Study Centre which is dispatched along with the study material. In International Division of the University after ensuring theircase there is any correction/change in the address, the learners are antecedents from the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Humanadvised to make use of proforma provided in the Programme Guide Resource Development. Programmes with limited number of seatsand send it to the Regional Director concerned who will forward the are not offered for foreign students.request after verifying the student’s signature to SR Division,Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068. Requests received directly 6.20 Term-end Examinationat SRD, New Delhi will not be entertained. The form of The learner are instructed to refer to the Tables given on Page no.change of address can also be downloaded from IGNOU 6 before submitting Examination Form for appearing in the June asWebsite Learners are advised not to write well as December Term-end examination. A learner should notletters to any other officer in the University in this regard. apply for appearing at the Term-end examinations of any courseNormally, it takes 4-6 weeks to effect the change. Therefore, without getting re-registered/re-admission for the same. The resultthe learners are advised to make their own arrangements to would be withheld in such cases.redirect the mail to the changed address during this period.In case a change of Study Centre is desired, the learners are 6.21 Official Transcriptsadvised to fill the proforma and address it to the Regional Centre The University provides the facility of official transcripts on requestconcerned. Since counseling facilities are not available for all made by the learners on plain paper addressed to Registrar (SRE),Programmes at all the centres, learners are advised to make sure IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi–110 068. A fee of Rs.100/- perthat counseling facilities are available, for the subject he/she has transcript payable through DD in favour of IGNOU is charged forchosen, at the new centre opted for. Request for change of Study this purpose. The students are required to pay Rs.300/- in case ofCentre is normally accepted subject to availability of seat for the request for sending transcript outside India.programme at the new centre asked for. Change of Address andStudy Centre are not permitted until admissions are finalized. Similarly, 6.22 Disputes on Admission & other Universitychange of Study Centre is not permissible in programmes matterswhere practical components are involved. The place of jurisdiction of filing of suit, if necessary, will be only New Delhi/Delhi.6.18 Change of RegionWhen a learner wants transfer from one region to another, he/she 6.23 Recognitionhas to write to that effect to the Regional Centre from where he/she IGNOU Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates are recognized by all memberis seeking a transfer marking copies to the Regional Centre where Universities of Association of India Universities (AIU) and are at parhe/she would like to be transferred to. Further, he/she has to obtain with Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/Institutions,a certificate from the Coordinator of the Study Centre from where he/ as per UGC Circular letter no. F.1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated 5th May,she is seeking transfer regarding the number of assignments submitted. 2004, AIU Circular No. EV/11(449/94/176915-177115 dated JanuaryThe Regional Director from where the learner is seeking the transfer 14, 1994 & AICTE Circular No. AICTE/Academic/MOU-DEC/2005will transfer all records including details of fee payment to the new dated May 13, 2005. (See Annexure-I, II & III)Regional Centre under intimation to the Registrar, SR&E Division and PREVENTION OF MALPRACTICE / NOTICE FORthe learner. For change of Region in practical oriented Programmes GENERAL PUBLIClike computer programmes, B.Sc. etc., ‘No Objection Certificate’ is tobe obtained from the concerned Regional Centre/Study Centre Students seeking admission to various academic programmes ofwhere the learner wishes his/her transfer. Indira Gandhi National Open University are advised to directly contact IGNOU headquarters at New Delhi or Regional Centres of 96
  • 63. IGNOU only. Students interacting with intermediaries shall do so at Alternatively complaints may be faxed on 29536588 or 29532312.their own risk and cost. E-mail: ignouregistrar@hotmail.comHowever, in case of any specific complaint regarding fraudulent Website:, fleecing students etc., please contact any of the followingmembers of the Malpractices Prevention Committee: Note: Except the above mentioned complaints, no other queries will be entertained at the above phone numbers. 1. Prof. Kapil Kumar (Tele: 2953 6342) 2. Prof. Anu Aneja, SOCE (Tele: 2953 6347) As per directions of Honble Supreme Court of India 3. Dr. S.B. Arora, Director, SOHS (Tele: 2953 2965) ragging is prohibited. If any incident of ragging comes to the notice of the authority the concerned 4. Prof Sunita Malhotra, SOS (Tele: 2953 2167) student shall be given liberty to explain and if his 5. Registrar (Admn.) (Tele: 2953 2098) explanation is not found satisfactory, the authority 6. Registrar (SR&E) (Tele:2953 5828) would expel him from the University. 97
  • 64. WHOM TO CONTACT FOR WHAT1. Identity Card, Fee Receipt, Concerned Regional Centre Bonafide Certificate, Migration, Certificate, Scholarship Forms2. Non-receipt of study material Concerned Regional Centre and assignments3. Schedule/Infomation regarding Exam-form, Assistant Registrar (Exam.II), SED, Block-12, Entrance Test, Date-sheet, IGNOU, Room No. 2, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 Hall Ticket E-mail : or Ph. :29536743, 29535924-32 / Extn. : 2202, 22094. Result, Re-evaluation, Grade Card, Deputy Registrar (Exam-III), SED, IGNOU, Provisional Certificate, Early Declaration Block-12, Room No. 1, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 of Result, Transcript or Ph. :29536103, 29535924-32 / Extn. : 2201, 2211, 13165. Non-reflection of Assignment Grades/Marks Asstt. Registrar, (Assignment) SED, Block-3, Room No. 12, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 or Ph. : 29535924 / Extn. : 1312, 1319, 13256. Change of Elective/Medium/ Concerned Regional Centre opting of left over electives/ Deletion of excess credits7. Re-admission and Credit Transfer Student Registration Division, Block No. 3, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-1100688. Original Degree/Diploma/Verfication of Deputy Registrar (Exam.I), SED, , Degree/Diploma Block 9, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068. Ph. : 29535438, 29535924-32 / Extn. : 2224, 22139. Student Grievances (SED) Asstt. Registrar (Student Grievance) SED, Block-3, Room No. 13, IGNOU Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 Ph. : 29532294, 29535924 / Extn. : 131310. Purchase of Audio/Video Tapes Marketing Unit, EMPC, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 11006811. Academic Content Director of the School concerned12. Approvel of a Project Synopsis Project Co-ordinater in the Concerned School13. Submission of Project Reports Despatch Section, SED, Block-12, Except BCA & MCA Telephone Nos.: 29535924-32 Extn. : 221614. Status of Project Reports of all programmes Ph. : 011-5129532294 Ext. 1313/1320/1321 Email :; Submission of BCA & MCA, Project Reports Concerned Regional Centre16. Student Support Services and Regional Director, Student Service Centre, Student Grievances, pre-admission IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068 Inquiry of various courses in IGNOU Telephone Nos.: 29535714, 29533869, 2953380 Fax: 29533129IGNOU admissions are made strictly on the basis of merit. Only those learners who satisfy the eligibility criteria fixed bythe University will be admitted. Learners will not be admitted if they are not eligible as per the eligibility criteria. Therefore,the candidates should not be misled by the false promises of admission made by any private individuals or institution. 98
  • 65. Annexure-I UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR MARG NEW DELHI - 110002No.F.1-52/2000(CPP-II) 5th May, 2004The Registrar,Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityMaidan GarhiNew Delhi-110068 Sub: RECOGNITION OF DEGREES AWARDED BY OPEN UNIVERSITIESSir/Madam,There are a number of open Universities in the country offering various degrees/diploma through the mode of non-formal education. TheOpen Universities have been established in the country by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in accordance with the provisions containedin Section 2(f) of University Grants Commission Act, 1956. These universities are, therefore, empowered to award degrees in terms of Section22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.A circular was earlier issued vide UGC letter N.F.1-8/92(CPP) dated February,1992 mentioning that the Certificate, Diplomas and Degreesawarded by Indira Gandhi National Open University are to be treated equivalent to the corresponding awards of the Universities in the country.Attention is further invited to UGC circular No.F1-25/93(CPP-II) dated 28th July, 1993 (copy enclosed) for recognition of degrees and diplomasas well as transfer of credit for courses successfully completed by students between the two types of Universities so that the mobility of studentsfrom Open University stream to traditional Universities is ensured without any difficulty.The UGC has specified the nomenclature of degrees under Section 22(3) of the UGC Act, 1956 to ensure mandatory requirements viz.minimum essential academic inputs required for awarding such degrees. A copy of Gazette Notification regarding specification of degrees issuedvide No.1-52/97(CPP-II) dated 31st January 2004 is enclosed. The details are also given in UGC Web site :, I therefore request you to treat the Degrees/Diploma/Certificates awarded by the Open Universities in conformity with the UGC notificationon Specification of Degrees as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the traditional Universities in the country . Yours faithfully, Sd/- (Dr. [Mrs.] Pankaj Mittal) Joint SecretaryEncl : As aboveCopy to :-1. The Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi-1100012. The Secretary, All India Council for Technical Education, I.G. Sports Complex, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi-2.3. The Secretary, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), 16 Comrade Inderjit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg), New Delhi-110002.4. The Secretary, National Council for Teacher Education, I.G. Stadium, I.P. Estate, New Delhi-1100025. The Secretary, Distance Education Council, IGNOU Campus, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-1100686. The Vice-chancellor Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-1100687. The Vice-chancellor Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Road No.46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad-500033 (Andhra Pradesh)8. The Vice-chancellor Nalanda Open University, West Gandhi Maidan, Patna-800001 (Bihar)9. The Vice-chancellor Dr. Babasahab Ambedkar Open University, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad-380003 ( Gujarat)10. The Vice-chancellor Karnataka State Open University, Manasagangotri, Mysore-570006 (Karnataka)11. The Vice-chancellor Yashwant Rao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik-422222 (Maharashtra)12. The Vice-chancellor, Kota Open University (Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University), Kota-324010 (Rajasthan).13. The Vice-chancellor, Netaji Subash Open University, Kolkata-700020 (West Bengal)14. The Vice-Chancellor, Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal-462016 (M.P.) Sd/- (V.K. Jaiswal) 99
  • 66. Annexure-II ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES AIU HOUSE, 16 KOTLA MARG, NEW DELHI-110 002Phones : 3312305, 3313390 Gram : ASINGU 3310059, 3312429 Telex : 31 66180 AIU IN Fax : 011-3315105 No. EV/II(449)/94/176915-177115 January 14, 1994The Registrar(s)Member Universities. Subject : Recognition of Degrees/Diplomas of Open UniversitiesDear Sir,The Standing Committee at its 237th meeting held at Utkal University and the 68th Annual Session of the AIU and in December, 1993 at theUniversity of Delhi have decided in principle that the Degrees of the Open Universities be recognized in terms of the flowing resolutions:“Resolved that the examinations of one University should be recognized by another on reciprocal basis, provided that the entrance qualification,duration of course and the general standard of attainment are similar to those prescribed by the recognized university.”“Further resolved that in case of Degrees awarded by Open Universities, the conditions regarding entrance qualifications and duration of thecourse be relaxed provided that the general standard of attainment are similar to those prescribed by the recognized university.”The decision is brought to the notice of the Universities for favour of appropriate action in the matter. The additional information, if requiredin this behalf, may kindly be obtained from the Registrar of the Universities direct.Thanking You, Your faithfully, Sd/- (K.C.KALRA) Joint Secretary 100
  • 67. Annexure - III vf[ky Hkkjrh; rduhdh fk{kk ifj"kn~ ALL INDIA COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION ¼Hkkjr ljdkj dk ,d lkafofèkd laLFkku½ (A STATUTORY BODY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA)DR. NAGIN CHANDADVISOR (PC/ACADEMIC) F.No. AICTE/Academic/MOU-DEC/2005 MAY 13, 2005ToThe Secretaries/Directors,Technical Education,All State Governments/Union Territories.Subject : Recognition of MBA, MCA programmes awarded by Indira Gandhi National Open University, (IGNOU) New Delhi. IGNOU, New Delhi has been established by sub-section (2) of section (1) of the IGNOU Act, 1985 (50 of 1985) vide Notification No.F.13-12/85-Desk (U) dated September 19, 1985 issued by the Department of Education, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, New Delhi. I am directed to say that the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) degrees awardedby IGNOU are recognized by AICTE. Your faithfully, (NAGIN CHAND)Copy to :All Regional Officers, AICTE. 101