Post-Graduate

MA Sociology

About Course

MA SOCIOLOGY

The Department of Sociology has been a forerunner in promoting the discipline at various levels in Kerala since its inception in 1963. The Department has a long and impressive history in training young sociologists and social scientistswhohave been instrumental in the formation of the Kerala Sociological Society and in the formulation and conduct of various research undertakings and activities.

  • Erudite and Renowned Faculty Team
  • Innovative and Multi-pronged Pedagogical Experience
  • Competency Building with Placement Orientation
  • Community Engagements
  • Dynamic Professional Association (KSS, Loyola Unit)

The Post Graduate course leading to the award of the Master Degree of Sociology by the University of Kerala is spread over four semesters of duration of five months each. The academic work is a package of sixteen common theory papers, one dissertation/project work and a comprehensive viva-voce.

Course Structure & Mark Distribution –( MA Sociology) Pdf
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Admission Procedure

All admissions are governed by the regulations, orders and rules of the University of Kerala.
Online admission through the website www.keralauniversity.ac.in
Last date of Application

Eligibility Criteria

Graduate in any subject in the Faculties of Arts/Social Sciences/Science/Commerce/ Law securing not less than 45% marks in Part III optional subjects. Candidates with BCA Degree of the University of Kerala or any other University which is equivalent there to, B.Sc. Computer Science and B.B.A. are also eligible. B.Com. Degree holders are also eligible. B.Tech Degree holders are eligible for admission to Sociology
Online admission through the website www.keralauniversity.ac.in

Relaxation in Marks in the Qualifying exam

  1. For SC/ST candidates: the minimum marks 35%.
  2. SEBC category: a relaxation of 2% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.
  3. Persons with Disability: a relaxation of 5% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.

Claim for Reservation

  1. Reservation under community quota (Catholic) will have to produce community certificate from the concerned Revenue Authority.
  2. Reservation under SC/ST should obtain Caste/Community Certificate from Thahalsidar. If the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are not filled by them after an opportunity is given by notifying the vacancies through media, those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to OEC and in their absence candidates belonging to SEBC.

The seats that still remain unavailed will go to the open Merit Quota

After the admission procedures, if admitted, the student is required to enrol himself/herself in the college on the same day itself, by producing the required certificates and paying the tuition fee and the special fees in full.
The certificates to be produced in original are: Transfer and Conduct certificates, Degree/Provisional Certificate and mark list of graduation, migration and eligibility certificates, (if the candidate is from another university) and income certificate (fee concession candidates only).
Those who are employed must, besides those above, produce a sanction of leave and relieving certificate from the employer.
As only regular, full time students are admitted to the above courses, no student is permitted to register for any other examination or course of studies, even part – time, until the course is completed.

Only those who are eligible need to apply

MSW(Master in Social Work)

About Course

MASTERS IN SOCIAL WORK (MSW)

Established in 1964, the Department of Social Work was the pioneering professional department under the University of Kerala to offer a Masters Degree in Social Work. The department has been consistently ranked at the 5th position in various surveys of professional colleges in India. The department has two specializations; Medical and Psychiatric Social Work and Community Development with the objective ofmoulding professionals in the diverse fields of social work.

  •  Activity Based Learning; testing theory
  • Blends Personal and Professional Development
  • Focus on Creativity
  • Puts the Trainee in Touch with Ground Realities
  • Focuses on Developing Human Relation Skills
  • Comprehensive Practicum

The Post Graduate course leading to the award of the Master Degree of Social Work by the University of Kerala is spread over four semesters of duration of five months each. The academic work is a package of fourteen common theory papers, four specialization papers, four concurrent fieldwork internships, one rural camp, a viva voce during each semester to evaluate fieldwork and comprehension, one block placement internship spanning 30 days during the summer holidays of the first year and one study tour, one dissertation/project work and a comprehensive viva-voce. The program will have a total of 2746 hours (743 hrs in the First and Third Semesters and 630 hours during the Second and Fourth Semesters) of instruction, which include class room lectures, guided reading sessions, assignment writings, seminars, group discussions, tutorial, role-play, case studies, field trips, field works and computer classes.

During semesters I and II there are five common papers each, two concurrent fieldwork internships and one rural camp. During semester III and IV, there will be two common papers and two specialization papers based on the field of specialization. During the III and IV semisters, there will be two concurrent or block field work internships and one study tour. The terminal semester/ Semester IV, also requires the learner to submit a Dissertation/Project work and attend a comprehensive viva-voce.

Course Structure & Mark Distribution –( MSW) Pdf
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Admission Procedure

All admissions are governed by the regulations, orders and rules of the University of Kerala.

 

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for admission to MSW & MAHRM Degree courses under the University of Kerala is a pass with 50 % marks in aggregate in the degree examination (including B Tech, MBBS, BAMS, BHMS and LLB) declared by the University of Kerala as equivalent thereto with 50% in Part III in the case of BA, BSc, and BCom. The MSW & MAHRM Degree programme applicants will be assigned 40 percent proportionate weightage for the marks secured in the qualifying examination (approximated weightage of 40% subject to a maximum of 30 marks) and a valid score (30%) from the University Entrance Examination or 30% of a valid XAT/CMAT/MAT score (in the case of MAHRM) and 30% for Group Discussion and Interview (approximated to 15% and 15%=30%) to be completed for being eligible for admission.

Relaxation in Marks in the Qualifying exam

1.For SC/ST candidates: the minimum marks 35%.

2.SEBC category: a relaxation of 2% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.

3.Persons with Disability: a relaxation of 5% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.

Claim for Reservation

1.Reservation under community quota (Catholic) will have to produce community certificate from the concerned Revenue Authority.

2.Reservation under SC/ST should obtain Caste/Community Certificate from Thahalsidar. If the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are not filled by them after an opportunity is given by notifying the vacancies through media, those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to OEC and in their absence candidates belonging to SEBC.

The seats that still remain unavailed will go to the open Merit Quota

After the admission procedures, if admitted, the student is required to enrol himself/herself in the college on the same day itself, by producing the required certificates and paying the tuition fee and the special fees in full.
The certificates to be produced in original are: Transfer and Conduct certificates, Degree/Provisional Certificate and mark list of graduation, migration and eligibility certificates, (if the candidate is from another university) and income certificate (fee concession candidates only).
Those who are employed must, besides those above, produce a sanction of leave and relieving certificate from the employer.
As only regular, full time students are admitted to the above courses, no student is permitted to register for any other examination or course of studies, even part – time, until the course is completed.

Only those who are eligible need to apply

MAHRM(Human Resource Management)

About Course

MASTERS IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (MAHRM)

The Department of Human Resource Management, from its beginning in 2001, strives to inculcate a humanistic managerial professionalism along with competency building in the students who become frontrunners in the field.

  • Highly Placement Oriented Course
  • Close Collaboration with XLRI and LIBA
  • Intensive Industry Interface
  • Personality Enrichment Programmes
  • Competent Curriculum

The Post Graduate course leading to the award of the Master Degree of Social Work by the University of Kerala is spread over four semesters of duration of five months each. The academic work is a package of eighteen common theory papers, four concurrent fieldwork placement, one industry exposure, one organisational study, one social /industry project, internship one dissertation/project work and a comprehensive viva-voce.

Course Structure & Mark Distribution- (MAHRM) Pdf
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Admission Procedure

All admissions are governed by the regulations, orders and rules of the University of Kerala.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for admission to MSW & MAHRM Degree courses under the University of Kerala is a pass with 50 % marks in aggregate in the degree examination (including B Tech, MBBS, BAMS, BHMS and LLB) declared by the University of Kerala as equivalent thereto with 50% in Part III in the case of BA, BSc, and BCom. The MSW & MAHRM Degree programme applicants will be assigned 40 percent proportionate weightage for the marks secured in the qualifying examination (approximated weightage of 40% subject to a maximum of 30 marks) and a valid score (30%) from the University Entrance Examination or 30% of a valid XAT/CMAT/MAT score (in the case of MAHRM) and 30% for Group Discussion and Interview (approximated to 15% and 15%=30%) to be completed for being eligible for admission.

Relaxation in Marks in the Qualifying exam

  1. For SC/ST candidates: the minimum marks 35%.
  2. SEBC category: a relaxation of 2% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.
  3. Persons with Disability: a relaxation of 5% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.

Claim for Reservation

  1. Reservation under community quota (Catholic) will have to produce community certificate from the concerned Revenue Authority.
  2. Reservation under SC/ST should obtain Caste/Community Certificate from Thahalsidar. If the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are not filled by them after an opportunity is given by notifying the vacancies through media, those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to OEC and in their absence candidates belonging to SEBC.

The seats that still remain unavailed will go to the open Merit Quota

After the admission procedures, if admitted, the student is required to enrol himself/herself in the college on the same day itself, by producing the required certificates and paying the tuition fee and the special fees in full.
The certificates to be produced in original are: Transfer and Conduct certificates, Degree/Provisional Certificate and mark list of graduation, migration and eligibility certificates, (if the candidate is from another university) and income certificate (fee concession candidates only).
Those who are employed must, besides those above, produce a sanction of leave and relieving certificate from the employer.
As only regular, full time students are admitted to the above courses, no student is permitted to register for any other examination or course of studies, even part – time, until the course is completed.

Only those who are eligible need to apply

MSC Counselling Psychology

About Course

MASTERS IN COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY (MSc)

Being the first masters’ programme in Counselling Psychology in the State of Kerala, the department focuses on providing comprehensive training for prospective counsellors. The program aims at equipping students with the knowledge, skills, attitude and professionalism to practice counselling in a wide range of settings with a high level of competence and compassion.

  • Moulding a caring cadre of professional counsellors
  • Creative blend of theory and practicum
  • Creating benchmarks in counselling and counsellor education
  • Booming Career opportunities
  • Integral Curriculum that meets global standards

The Post Graduate course leading to the award of the Master of Science Degree in Counselling Psychology by the University of Kerala is spread over four semesters of duration of five months each. The academic work is a package of fourteen common theory papers, one practical paper involving administration of psychological tests, four concurrent practicum work (one of which involves a group project work), one block field work placement, one dissertation work and a comprehensive viva-voce transacted over 2510 hours. Each semester will include class room lectures, assignment writings, seminars, group discussions, tutorial, role-play, case studies, field trips, field works and computer classes.

Course Structure & Mark Distribution Pdf
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Admission Procedure

All admissions are governed by the regulations, orders and rules of the University of Kerala.

Online admission through the website www.keralauniversity.ac.in

Last date of Application

Eligibility Criteria

  1.  Graduates in Psychology recognised by the University of Kerala
  2. Graduates in other disciplines who have studied at least one paper in Psychology/ Animal Behaviour/Animal or Human Psychology/ Child Development/ Counselling. The paper should carry a maximum marks of 100 or more or 10% of the total marks for the course or more.
  3. Graduates in other discipline who have passed the one year diploma course in psychology/counselling offered/ Recognised by the University of Kerala or a B.Ed Degree as additional qualification.

Relaxation in Marks in the Qualifying exam

  1. For SC/ST candidates: the minimum marks 35%.
  2. SEBC category: a relaxation of 2% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.
  3. Persons with Disability: a relaxation of 5% marks from the prescribed minimum is allowed.

Claim for Reservation

  1. Reservation under community quota (Catholic) will have to produce community certificate from the concerned Revenue Authority.
  2. Reservation under SC/ST should obtain Caste/Community Certificate from Thahalsidar. If the seats reserved for SC/ST candidates are not filled by them after an opportunity is given by notifying the vacancies through media, those seats may be filled up by candidates belonging to OEC and in their absence candidates belonging to SEBC.

 

The seats that still remain unavailed will go to the open Merit Quota

After the admission procedures, if admitted, the student is required to enrol himself/herself in the college on the same day itself, by producing the required certificates and paying the tuition fee and the special fees in full.
The certificates to be produced in original are: Transfer and Conduct certificates, Degree/Provisional Certificate and mark list of graduation, migration and eligibility certificates, (if the candidate is from another university) and income certificate (fee concession candidates only).
Those who are employed must, besides those above, produce a sanction of leave and relieving certificate from the employer.
As only regular, full time students are admitted to the above courses, no student is permitted to register for any other examination or course of studies, even part – time, until the course is completed.

Only those who are eligible need to apply

 

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