M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
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The Master of Arts in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy is a postgraduate degree that is offered by the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Banaras Hindu University. The course is 2 years of duration. Admission in M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy is based on the BHU-PET marks. If you are willing to pursue this masters degree from Banaras Hindu University, then you are at the right page. Get complete information about M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy course on this page including about the course, procedure of admission, eligibility, availability of seats and much more information. Just keep scrolling.

Admission is given to the students on the basis of BHU-PET marks. The qualifying students are required to clear a counselling round which is done only when they have passed their entrance examination.

Course Highlights

Course M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusion Policy
Duration 2 Years
Eligibility 10+2+3
Course Level Postgraduate
Course Type Regular (full-time)
Location Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
Faculty Faculty of Social Science
University Banaras Hindu University
No. of seats Min: 10 & Max: 25
Admission Procedure On the basis of BHU-PET
Course Code 708

Eligibility

  • Candidate must have completed their graduation with a minimum of 50% from any recognised board/university.

What is M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy all about?

The MA in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy is a 2 years postgraduate course offered by the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Faculty of Social Science, Banaras Hindu University. It is an interdisciplinary course mostly drawing the following major disciplines: Sociology, History, and Political Science. It is a two-year programme spread over four semesters. A student has to qualify at least in sixteen papers to get an MA degree.

Every paper carries four credits or hundred marks. Of these, one credit or twenty-five marks have been allocated to the assignment in the form of tutorial/term paper/s handed over to the students. The remaining three credits or seventy-five marks have been assigned to the end-semester examinations. This format of evaluation will be followed for every paper.

What are the stages covered in BHU-PET?

Before appearing for the M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, the candidates should know all the details about the steps involved in the entrance exam. Keep the following steps in mind:

  • BHU PET Registration and Application Process
  • Procedure for filling the application form of BHU-PET
  • BHU PET Admit Card released
  • BHU PET Entrance Exam
  • BHU PET Results Announced
  • Counselling and seat allocation process of BHU PET
  • BHU PET admission process

M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy application form

For seeking admission into M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy course from Banaras Hindu University, candidates need to follow the given prescribed set of procedures of BHU which starts from –

  • FILLING UP OF FORM- First and primary step to get admission is filling the form issued by BHU and available at official website in the month of January – February, every year. (bhuonline.in)
  • ENTRANCE TEST- After that entrance examination is conducted by BHU across India at different centres either online or offline (majorly online). Of which candidates can download their admit card one week prior to the scheduled date from their portal on the official website.
  • COUNSELING- Once after completion of test, counselling process starts based on the merit list of marks/ ranking that a candidate secured in the entrance test (BHU-PET).
  • Around 2-3 times students are called in respect of available seats for this process. For e.x. if a course has 10 seats, around 20- 30 candidates are called for counselling in respect of course and available seats. The call letter is uploaded on their portal.
  • At last, the final result is declared and allotment of college is made as per the preference of candidates for subjects and availability of seats.

Availability of Seats

M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy course is a postgraduate course offered by the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Faculty of Social Science, Banaras Hindu University.

Location Number of Seats (Min) Number of Seats (Max)
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy 10 25

Course fees

Rs. 60,000 per annum

Application fees

Category Amount (in Rs.)
SC/ST/PwD 300
Others 600

M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy Exam Pattern

It should be noted that the M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy exam is conducted in online mode. Candidates can select the preferred mode while filling the BHU-PET application form.

BHU-PET (M.A. in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy)

Details

Exam mode

Offline or Online

Test level

10+2+3 or equivalent

Total marks

360

No. of questions

120

Type of questions

MCQs

Duration

2 hours

The Subjects included for Entrance Exam are:

  • Religious And Linguistic Minorities
  • Scheduled Tribes
  • Scheduled Castes
  • Gender Other Marginalized Groups And Constitutional Safeguards
  • UN Conventions
  • Human Rights
  • Reservation Policies And Issues
  • Commissions For Marginalized
  • General Knowledge As Global Affairs
  • Issues And Events Of India And Global History

How is this course beneficial?

At the end of the course, the student will have a better understanding of the functioning of:

  • Conceptualizing discrimination, exclusion and inclusion based on caste/ethnicity and religion.
  • Developing an understanding of the nature and dynamics of discrimination and exclusion.
  • Contextualizing and problematizing discrimination, exclusion and inclusion.
  • Developing an understanding of discrimination at an empirical level.
  • Formulating policies for protecting the rights of these groups and eradicating the problem of exclusion and discrimination

Job/Career Prospects

This course provides better opportunities for the students to learn theoretical and practical aspects of social exclusion. The course is designed in such a way that it would give an overall exposure to the students not only about the various aspects and dimension of Social Exclusion but also on various tools and mechanism of inclusion.
The students completed two years Master Programme in Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (SEIP) majority of them has been absorbed in the following institutions/organizations.

  • Pursuing M. Phil, Ph. D, within and outside the universities.
  • National and International NGOs.
  • Various Ministries.
  • Educational and Academic Institutions.

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