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M.A. in Non-Formal Education and Development
Two years (4 Semesters) Full-time on-campus Masters Degree Programme

Offering Institutes
• Department of Continuing & Adult Education & Extension Work (

• Department of Continuing & Adult Education & Extension Work, Pune Sub Center (for details click here)
Eligibility Admission Procedure
M.A. I Year:
• Graduate in any discipline from the any faculty of this
   university or any other recognised university as equivalent

M.A. II Year:
For a student from this University - should have cleared
   first year in the same subject or has passed with
   admissible ATKT.
Personal Interview
Medium of Instructions Annual Intake
English (Students are allowed to write examination in English or Marathi) Intake for Colleges : 40

Intake for Departments :
• Aided Programme : 25
• Self- Financed Programme : 40
Course Objectives Future Career Prospects
The course in M.A. in Non-Formal Education and Development is formulated with the following objectives:

• To create knowledge base in the areas of Non-Formal
   Education, Continuing Education, Social Entrepreneurship,
   Corporate Social Responsibility, Globalization, Adult
   Education, Population Dynamics etc. for developing Non
   Formal Education as a discipline.
• To provide an opportunity to University graduates to
   develop knowledge, skills and attitudes for gainful
   employment through teaching, research and extension in
   Non-Formal Education.
• To provide skilled and trained manpower in the field to
   Non Government Organizations, Service Industries,
   Training Institutions, Professional and Government
• To train a cadre of personnel in programme management
   of Continuing Education and Extension Work and equip
   them with the skills of planning, implementation,
   monitoring and evaluation
• NGOs: Engaged in Community Organisation & Non- Formal
   Education and Extension activities
• Corporate Sectors: Departments of Corporate Social
   Responsibility (CSR); Foundations that support education
• Industries: Departments of Training and Human Resource
   Development (HRD)
• Government Campaigns: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA),
   Right to Education (RTE)
• Extension work Department
• Mass media
• Research Organisations: Engaged in education related
• Lifelong learning
• Media organizations: Engaged in education related media
• Teaching: In University Departments of Life-long Learning /
   Continuing and Adult Education and Extension Work
Mode Approx Fee
• On Campus • M.A. (1st year) : Rs. 16865/-
• M.A. (2nd year) : Rs. 15940/-
Course Structure   Apply Online

• Basic Foundation in Sociology
• Basic Foundation in Psychology
• Basic Foundation in Economics
• Basic Foundation in Political Science
• Initiatives and Skills in Non-Formal & Adult Education
• Community Organization & Development
• Introduction to Lifelong Learning
• Management of Continuing Education
• Participatory & Interactive Training Methods
• Research Methods and Evaluation Strategies
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Fieldwork/ Practical
• Communication & Mass Media
• Social Policy and Planning
• Research Project (Preparation)
• Population Dynamics
• Curriculum and Material Development for Non-Formal
• Corporate Social Responsibility
• Women & Gender Development
• Research Project (Dissertation)
• Internship

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