Programme

1.1.1       M.A. in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

1.1.1.1       About Course Programme

The Post Graduate Degree of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management has been recognized by the Central and State Governments for the purpose of appointment as Welfare Officers under the Factories Act, 1948 and Mines Act, 1952. The Alumni profile of the department is quite rich, as over the last four and a half decades its products have adorned high positions as HR executives in different industrial organizations, Government organizations, Banks, and Non-Governmental organizations. and as academicians in different universities and business schools.

As the Department offers professional course, the learning pedagogy used includes theoretical instructions, case analysis, seminar presentations, and management games. Field- work internship has been the main stay of the department since its inception for providing practical training to the students.

1.1.1.2       How to Enter into the Course Programme

For admission into M. A. (I.R & P.M.) course, the Admission is based on the marks secured in all examinations starting from HSC, +2 and Degree basing upon the aggregate percentage of marks. The Department may also hold an entrance examination for admission purpose. The duration of such test is normally 2 hours. Questions in the entrance examination include objective type questions comprising of multiple questions from General English, GK, Aptitude Tests and from the subject of IRPM. The admissions are held by the Department normally in the month of May-June. Apart from the marks secured in the Admission test the academic career of the applicant is given weightage for considering admission.

The total number of seats is 36 of which 13% reserved for ST ; 9.5% for SC and 1 seat for Physically challenged, 1 seat for Sports (National / University ) level participation.

1.1.1.3       Curriculum / Syllabi

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1.1.1.4       Class Schedule

Classes are held on the campus during all working days from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Apart from the theory classes weekly seminars are held regularly. As a part of the course curriculum the students are required to undergo a practical training (internship/field study) for a period of 1 month normally in the month of June before the commencement of 3rd Semester theory classes commence. On the basis of the field study the students are required to submit a project report during the 4th Semester.

1.1.2       Master of Social Work ( Self Financing Programme)

1.1.2.1       About Course Programme

The MSW programme offers the students a wide range of work opportunities in Non-Governmental, Inter-Governmental and Governmental Organisations addressing social transformation, development and welfare issues at the micro and macro levels. The programme equips the students to work in a wide range of capacities as social workers, counsellors, field officers, project officers and project managers in the fields of health, education, development, criminal and juvenile justice, community organization and community development practices, NGO-Corporate initiatives, Industry, funding agencies, research based organizations, advocacy and human right organizations and organizations working in specialized areas of disability, HIV-AIDS, Sexuality, Disasters etc. Employment opportunities are also available as instructors and lecturers in Training Centres for Social Work and Community Development personnel, funding agencies and development consultants.

The course is offered for 1600 marks in 4 Semesters in 2 academic years. There are 15 theory Papers, each carrying 60 marks, 3 Field Work Papers each carrying 60 marks , 1 Block Field Work carrying 100 marks (that provide opportunity to the students to develop practical skills in Social Work) and Seminar Presentation of 50 marks, and comprehension viva-voce test of 50 marks.

The course is offered by the Deptt. of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Berhampur University Programme Coordinator: The HOD, IRPM is the Course Cooridnator.

1.1.2.2       How to Enter into the Course Programme

Any Graduate who has secured 2nd Class Hons. / 45% in aggregate is eligible for applying for the programme.

No. of Seats: 20

Course Fees: Rs. 12,500/ per Semester. (Rs. 50,000/- for four semesters). Rs.25,000 to be paid for  the 1st and 2nd Semesters at the time of admission. The remaining Rs.25,000/- to be paid at the time of readmission at the commencement of 3rd Semester.

Concurrent Fieldwork & Block Field Work: The concurrent Fieldwork during : Semesters 1 & 2 and the Block Fieldwork during Semester 4 have to be undertaken by the students at their own expenses.

Criteria for Selection: Candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of career weightage proposed below:

Examination Passed

1st Class

2nd Class

3rd Class/ Pass

H. S.C.

15

12

8

Intermediate/ +2

25

18

12

Graduation

 

 

 

Hons.

40

30

-

Pass.

-

-

20

Distinction

10

10

10

Social Work as a subject at Graduation level

 

 

 

i) Hons.

10

07

-

ii) Pass

-

-

05

Reservation: As per the existing rules for Reservation.: ST: 13% of the total seats ; SC: 9.5% of the total seats; Bichhinanchal: 1 seat; Physically challenged: 1 seat; For Participation in Sr. National/ International Level Sports / Games Competitions: 1 seat

1.1.2.3       Curriculum / Syllabi

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1.1.2.4       Class Schedule

Classes are held on the campus during all working days from 07.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. Apart from the theory classes weekly field work are held regularly. As a part of the course curriculum the students are required to undergo a practical training (internship/field study) for a period of 1 month normally in the month of June before the commencement of 3rd Semester theory classes commence. On the basis of the field study the students are required to submit a project report during the 4th Semester.

1.1.2 M. Phil (I.R & P.M )Programme

1.1.2.1       About Course Programme

The Research courses in IR&PM is M.Phil and Ph.D . The objective of the Reserach course is to provide students with necessary skills to identify and research complex issues in the field of IR&PM . the Course seeks candidates with outstanding academic backgrounds, intellectual curiosity and discipline needed to make scholarly contribution.

The M. Phil programme in I.R & P.M. is of one year duration (Calendar Year). The programme is offered during every calendar year commencing from the month of January. There are twelve seats in the programme including two seats reserved for ST candidates , and 1 seat reserved for SC candidate.

A candidate who has passed the M. A. (I.R & P.M.) Degree of this university or any other examination recognized as equivalent by Berhampur University , with at least 55% of marks or equivalent grade (50% of marks for ST/SC candidates) is eligible to apply for the programme.

The course comprises of course work (instruction on the theory papers) and dissertation. Clearing of all the theory papers in the course work is a pre-condition for evaluation of the dissertation. The total course fee for the programme is presently Rs. 6095/-.

1.1.2.2       How to Enter into the Course Programme

The Notification for the M. Phil programme is normally announced in the month of September. The application form along with the prospectus can be downloaded  from the University website ( www.buodisha.edu.in).

The admission into the M. Phil is done through an entrance test followed by a viva-voce test . The Entrance Test comprise of one paper of 100 marks (50 marks objective type questions and 50 marks short answer type questions both relating to the subject of I.R & P.M.) of two hour duration. In order to be eligible to appear at the Interview. the candidate should qualify in the Entrance Test. The selection into the M. Phil course is made on the basis of career marks and the marks secured in the interview as detailed below:

Career Marks

 

 

 

Career

30

 

Marks as per the following break up

Publication

15

 

10 marks for publication in International journlas and 5 marks for publication in the National journals

Teaching Experience

10

 

For each completed year one mark in case of P. G. teaching for Graduate General level teaching subject to maximum of 10 marks.

Total

55

   

Interview

15

 

 

Total

70

   

1.1.2.3       Curriculum / Syllabi

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1.1.2.4       Class Schedule

Classes are held on the campus during all working days from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Apart from the theory classes weekly seminars are held regularly.

1.1.3       Ph.D.

1.1.3.1       About Course Programme

Ph.D is a research course. Students are selected through URET/UGC-NET/UGC-JRF, the Dept. provides an excellent environment for carrying out advanced research, thus creating highly committed researchers trained in the most recent methodologies and engaged in producing original research work.

BU doctoral programme provides a diverse set of opportunities for interdisciplinary education and research. The small entering class ensures close interaction with the faculty, where students can determine their own directions under the guidance of their thesis advisory committees.

Students spend generally a little over four years that includes course work. Course work in the first year provides a HR management/Research methodology overview and develops basic skills for analyzing managerial problems. In the second year, students take advanced doctoral level courses in their areas of specialization. The doctoral dissertation, for the next couple of years, provides them with an opportunity to make original contribution to an area of management or to one of its source disciplines.

Department if IR&PM faculty have studied and worked in the best of institutions within India and around the world. Their involvement with public and private organizations internationally allows them to bring relevant research issues into the classroom and in their research. This creates an exceptional environment for developing a research programme that can build sound theory for analyzing complex managerial problems.

The Department offers Doctoral programme in IPRM. Candidates seeking admission into the Doctoral course are required to possess an M. A. Degree in I.R. & P.M. with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. Candidates so qualified for the Research programme have to undergo a six-months course work and clear the same by securing at least 50% marks in each paper in order to become eligible to apply for registration. A synospsis relating to the research problem on which the candidate intends to work for his/her thesis has to be submitted along with the duly filled in application for registration. The criteria for award of the Ph. D degree include submission of the Doctoral Thesis. The thesis is usually assessed by a Committee of examiners appointed by the university, and followed by a viva-voce examination. The minimum time required for submission of the thesis is two years normally.

1.1.3.2       How to Enter into the Course Programme

The department accommodates research scholars from candidates qualifying in UGC NET/JRF candidates and also the URET (University Research Entrance Test) conducted by the University from time to time.

1.1.3.3       Course Schedule

Classes are held on the campus during all working days from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Apart from the theory classes weekly seminars are held regularly.

1.1.5       D.Litt.

1.1.5.1       About Course Programme

BU D.Litt programme provides a diverse set of opportunities for interdisciplinary education and research. The small entering class ensures close interaction with the faculty, where students can determine their own directions under the guidance of their thesis advisory committees.

1.1.5.2       How to Enter into the Course Programme

For more details please contact H.O.D.

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