Women's Studies (Self Financing)

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The MA course in women's studies offers the opportunity to study the complex issues and debates within women's studies and gain a critical understanding of the intersections between feminist thought and wider social and cultural debates. The department of women's studies allows students to enhance intellectual and personal growth, develop an understanding of the unique contributions and challenges faced by women, and interpret the human experience through a critical analysis of gender, religion, sexuality and social class.

Programme Out come

The syllabus of Master of Arts in women's studies is a full time two-academic year program in self-financing mode. The course spreads over four semesters. Each paper carries 100 marks, which includes20 marks of Mid-Semester and 80 marks of End-Sem. Examination. The uniform nature of credits specified for the program describes the equitable Weightage.

  • Presently, the Department of Women Studies offers M. A. in Women Studies in Self-Financing Method.The major purpose of this course is to disseminate knowledge pertaining to issues, challenges and opportunities for Women, feminist theory, Women and sustainable development and to impart specialized skills to students and researchers in the concerned field.
  • Ph. D degrees are offered in Women Studies.The Ph. D studies are being undertaken in the interdisciplinary fields with focus on Women, the challenges they face, gender equality and justice, women's experiences, and gender empowerment and liberation.

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Dr. Kabita Baral
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
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Dr. Kabita Baral has completed her Post Graduate in Geography from Utkal University. She has completed her M. Phil and Ph.D. from Centre for Regional Studies of University of Hyderabad. For her M.Phil she has worked on solid waste management and Environmental Justice. Her Ph.D is on the fishery governance at Chilika. She has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Post Graduate Department of�Natural Resources management and Geoinformatics of erstwhile Khallikote University since its inception and currently in the Department of Environmental Studies, Berhampur University. Prior to joining this department, she had also taught Geography at Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar. She also has worked with University of Hyderabad, Commission of Inquiry of Government of Telangana, and Foundation for Ecological Society, Anand in various capacity. Her principal research interest is Natural Resources Governance and Environmental Geography. Currently she is running one project funded by DHE, Odisha. She has various research papers and book chapters in national and international publication to her credit . She also has attended many national and international seminars, conferences and workshops.


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Dr. Kabita Baral
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Email : [email protected]