Professor Aparajita Chowdhury
Head, Home Science
1.1 Master Degree (M.A. / M.Sc.)
Course Curriculum – Post Graduate Degree course in Home Science at Berhampur University started in 1983. It is full time research oriented course which offers M.Sc. Degee to B.Sc. and M.A. Degree to B.A. students. The syllabus is framed as per UGC guideline keeping in mind the possibility of student qualifying for NET, GRF & SRF.
Graduates from B.A. degree and B.Sc. degree with Home Science, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology are eligible for admission in educational merit basis as prescribed by the University Admission rule for the year.
1.1.2 How to Enter into the Course Programme
For Post Graduate programme in Home Science only women students with subjects - Home Science/Psychology/Sociology/ Economics/Education/Anthropology/Botany/ Zoology/ Nursing are eligible for the admission.
class schedule 10.45 to 4.30 p.m.
One year M.Phil course work in Home Science is offered with two semesters.
1.2.2 How to Enter into the Course Programme
For M. Phil programme in Home Science Master’s Degree in Home Science with at least 55% of marks or equivalent grade (for general candidates) and 50% of marks or equivalent grade (for the SC/ST candidates) are eligible for admission. Admission is offered through written and Viva-voce.
One Year M. Phil course is having two theory papers and one dissertation having 300 marks in total (Syllabus attached).
Daily classes scheduled from 10.30 am to 4.30 p.m. with six classes per theory papers per week.
Pre Ph. D course work is compulsory for all the candidates qualifying URET Examination conducted by the University. The course work shall comprise of two papers of 100 marks each. One paper shall be on Research Methodology which may include quantitative techniques and computer applications. Other paper shall be in general on the broad areas of Home Science. After completing the coursework successfully, the candidate will be asked to register for Ph. D work.
For Ph. D programme in Home Science a Master’s Degree in Home Science with at least 55% of marks or equivalent grade (for general candidates) and 50% of marks or equivalent grade (for the SC/ST and physically challenged candidates) are eligible for admission. College teachers and professionals with 15 years of experience can be allowed to register for Ph. D with at least 48% of marks at Master’s level provided that they qualify the URET (University Research Eligibility Test).
Ph. D regular course work is similar to that of M. Phil course with examination along with research work of three years duration.
Candidates with Ph. D Degree in Home Science (M. Sc Degree) are eligible for D. Sc in Home Science.
Candidates with Ph. D Degree in Home Science (M.A Degree) are eligible for D.Litt in Home Science.