Ignou MADVS Online Admission July 2019

In both admission cycle i.e January and July, the distance learning university offers online admission to MADVS – Master of Arts in Development Studies programme. It comes under the SOEDS – School of Extension & Development Studies. It is offered in English medium only.

The university offers 2 year madvs discipline in distance education mode solely. The admission notification of Ignou MADVS Programme is available online at university online portal and eligible students can check the Application Last Date, Fee & Qualification of Ignou madvs admission online by visiting the university online portal.

IGNOU MADVS Prospectus & Online Admission : The direct link of Ignou MADVS Student Handbook and Prospectus is available online to download. The prospectus of Master of arts (development studies) includes admission form, student card and acknowledgement slip etc.

The applicants whose wants to take online admission to madvs programme, need to go through the online admission portal i.e. at Ignou on-line Admission Portal – onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in.

Read prospectus carefully and follow all steps which is needed for online admission.

Below are IGNOU MA Development Studies (MADVS) Admission Eligibility details :

About MADVS Programme : It is designed to impact quality education and training in the area of Development Studies. The main aim is for development professionals across the sectors and also to fresh graduates interested in pursuing carrier and development professionals.

Programme Objectives :

1) To impact knowledge on various aspects of development studies.
2) To train qualified human resources in the professional area development studies.
3) To develop professional skills in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development
projects and programmes.

  • Eligibility Criteria: Graduation in any discipline
  • Medium of Instruction:English
  • Programme Duration: The programme duration to complete madvs degree is 2¬†year (Minimum) and 5¬†years (Maximum)
  • Fee Structure: The total fee of madvs discipline is Rs 10,800/- for full programme which is to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year

Programme Coordinators : Prof. P.V.K.Sasidhar, [email protected], Ph. 011-29571665, Prof. B.K.Pattanaik, [email protected], Ph. 011-29571662, Prof. Nehal A. Farooquee, [email protected], Ph. 011-29571664

IGNOU MADVS COURSES & SYLLABUS : This discipline consists of 12 courses and total credits is 72. There are 36 credits required in first year as well in second year. Below are Course Code, Title of the Course and the related course credits :


Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MDV 101Introduction to Development and Development Theories6
MDV 102Dynamics of Development6
MDV 103Issues and Challenges of Development6
MDV 4Gender and Development6
MDV 106Research Methodology in Development Studies6
MDV 109Development in India – An Overview6

IGNOU MADVS 2nd YEAR COURSES(Choose any 36 credits)

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
MDV 105Development Planning and Management6
MDV 108Development Communication and Extension6
MDV 110Training and Development6
MDV 111Local Self Governance and Development6
MDV 115Health and Development6
MEDS 41Introduction to Urban Development6
MEDS 42Issues and Challanges in Urban Planning and Development6
MED 101Rural Development – Indian Context6
MDVP 117Project Work12
Total Credits72

# Exit option with PG Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDVS) after 1st year
* Project work is equivalent to 2 courses or 12 credits.

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