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MA (Education) Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Master in Education or MA (Education) degree is a 2-year campus based program offered by the University. The MA – Political Science Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 19 Major Papers including Core courses, Discipline Specific Electives and a Post Graduate Dissertation. A Master of Arts degree in Education builds upon the knowledge gained in an education-based bachelor’s degree program and generally involves comprehensive study and review of topics as they relate to curriculum instruction and development, counseling and education administration. Many educational career opportunities require an advanced degree, including most school administration positions, and an MA is also required in most areas in order to obtain licensure as a professional counselor.

Students who successfully secure a Master of Arts in Education degree are generally able to command higher salaries than their less educated counterparts, and they are often able to find work in more prestigious schools and educational institutions.

Duration :

Two Years

Eligibility :

Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with 50% and above aggregate marks.

Program Structure :

The MA in Education program consists of 19 Major Papers and a Post Graduate Dissertation in fourth semester spread over two years. The students are required to take 6 Discipline Elective courses spread in 4 semesters. The actual choice of electives will however depend on the optimal number of students opting for the same electives.

MA (Education)
First Year
SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
CC1 Philosophical Foundations of Education CC5    Research Methodology in Education
CC 2            Psychological Foundations of Education CC 6         Curriculum Development
CC 3           Sociological Foundations of Education CC 7         Educational Technology
CC 4           Statistical Methodism Education CC 8         Psychological Experiments in Education
DE 1          I DE 2 II
Second Year
SEMESTER III SEMESTER IV
CC9 Educational Planning and Management CC12    Environmental Education
CC 10            Educational Testing and Evaluation CC 13         Economics of Education
CC 11           Educational Thought DE 5         V
DE 3          III DE 6 VI
DE 4          IV M Edu Dis Dissertation
DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE
Options I Options II
Peace Education Educational and Vocational Guidance
Education for Women Empowerment Development of Educationin India
Options III Options IV
Special Education Comparative Education
Psychological Experiments in Education Higher Education
Options V Options VI
Human Rights and Education Mental health and hygiene
Teacher Education Psychological Test in education
ADMISSION MODALITIES

The admission modalities are with reference to the full time campus programs offered by the ICFAI University, Sikkim. The medium of instruction is English. All applicants who meet the eligibility criteria specified for the course and have studied in English medium in their qualifying examination are eligible to apply.

Final year students awaiting results can also apply. Their admission will be provisional, subject to qualifying in the final examination. The registration and admission of these applicants is liable to be cancelled in case they do not fulfill the eligibility criteria specified for admission to each program by September 15, 2019.. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

Semester System:

The University follows semester pattern for all its programs. Each academic year consists of two semesters. Continuous evaluation is carried out through mid-semester examinations, assignments, quizzes etc., culminating in an end semester examination. The students also have to undergo faculty supervised internships for practical training.

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction is English.

Selection Procedure

The selection of applicants into the UG/PG programs of the University is subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria made through screening of the applications. Due weightage is given to academic distinction, honors and awards in sports, cultural events, extra-curricular activities viz debates, quizzes and adventure sports. All applicants meeting the selection criteria will be given a provisional admission subject to verification of the documents at the time of registration and payment of fee.

Registration:

All applicants having received the provisional admissions are required to present themselves with Original academic/other certificates and residence proof/HRDD Govt of Sikkim allotment letters in case seeking fee concessions, for verification along with semester and other fees on the date of Registration. In addition, photocopies are also required to be submitted for retention in their record with the University. Original certificates will be returned after verification.

Special Reservation:

There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Sikkim in any course of the ICFAI University, Sikkim, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred below. Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category. The Government Quota students will be given a fee concession of 50% on program fees. In addition to the Government quota, seats will be reserved with fee concession for applicants from the state of Sikkim, GTA area and the nearby North Bengal region as per the mandate of the University to serve the educational needs of the state of Sikkim and the nearby areas.

Late Admission Facility:

There is a limited window for applicants who miss the regular admission deadline due to reasons beyond control. Such applicants can directly come with admission documents with admission and semester fees as applicable to their program and seek admission as walk in applicants till August 10, 2019.

Commencement of Classes:

The classes for the Academic year 2018 will commence from July 29, 2019.

Award of Degree:

Students successfully completing the program are awarded degree in their respective discipline by the University, in accordance with the University rules.

Anti-ragging & Anti-sexual Harassment:

The ICFAI University provides a ragging free campus. The University follows the UGC guidelines and norms regarding the anti-ragging and anti-sexual harassment policies. The students are required to submit the duly signed affidavit for Anti-ragging at the time of admission to the University.

APPLICATION MODALITIES

Guidelines on How to Complete the Application Form

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Cum Enrolment Form

  1. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form.
  2. Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  3. Please provide all available and correct information in appropriate sections.
  4. Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  5. Retain a photo copy of the Application Form along with documents stipulated.
  6. Demand Draft for Rs. 3000/Rs.5000 as applicable for the program applied for, towards admission fee drawn in favor of The ICFAI University, Sikkim-Fee Collection A/c payable at Gnagtok.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Applicants are required to submit self-attested copies of the following certificates at the time of registration with originals for verification:

  • Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate
  • Marksheets of Class XII / Degree Certificates (as may be applicable)
  • Fees concession (if applicable) requisite documents to be attached.
  • Nationality Certificate/Proof, for foreign students only
  • Other certificates pertaining to academic and extra curricular activities.

Submission of Application Form:
The completed application form should be submitted physically or sent at the address given below:

The Admissions Officer
The ICFAI University Sikkim,
Ranka Road, Lower Sichey,
Gangtok (Sikkim) - 737101
Email: admissions@iusikkim.edu.in

The scanned application form and the Admission fee DD to be sent along with the courier consignment number to the email address given above in case sent through mail or courier.

FEE SCHEDULE

Admission Fee: Admission Fee of Rs. 3,000 for MA (Education), Program is to be paid by all the applicants along with the application. Admission fee of applicants, whose admission is not accepted will be refunded after completion of admission process.

Exam Fee: All the students need to pay an amount of Rs. 2,000 per semester for PG programs towards Exam Fee along with the Program Fee.

Caution Deposit: All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit of Rs. 5,000 along with the First Semester Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.

Program Fee: Students have to pay the fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be notified separately at the relevant time.

Programs & Duration Eligibility * Fee in(Per Semester)
MA (Education), (2 Years) Graduate in English / Economics / Education / Political Science from a recognized University with 50% and above aggregate marks. 29,000

The ICFAI University, Sikkim is an equal opportunity institution. However, limited seats will be available for SC/ST/OBC students with relaxation in the eligibility criteria as per the Govt. norms where ever applicable.

** Fee Concessions: A limited number of seats are reserved for fee concession to students coming from the University catchment areas on first come first served basis.

  • 50% fee concession to the students coming from Sikkim Government Quota.
  • 30% fee concession to the students from North East States, GTA Region & North Bengal. (Fees concessions shall be applicable only after due verification of the documents/residential proof) and other related clause.

ADMISSION CALENDAR

Admission Calendar for MA (Education) Program
Events Important Dates
Last date for submission of duly completed Application Form along with Admission Fees & release of Provisional Admission Letters July 22, 2019
Registration with scrutiny of original certificates & Payment of First Semester fee July 25, 2019
Commencement of Classes July 29, 2019
MA (Education) PROGRAM

The Master in Education or MA (Education) degree is a 2-year campus based program offered by the University. The MA – Political Science Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 19 Major Papers including Core courses, Discipline Specific Electives and a Post Graduate Dissertation.

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Our Location

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Email

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