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Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MAGPSOL)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 9,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Bachelors degree or a higher degree in any discipline from a recognised University. The programe offered through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode throughout the country both in Hindi and English Medium.



The main objective of the programme is to promote both theoretical and applied research in Gandhian Studies, Peace, Conflict Management and Social Regeneration. In the age of globalization, there is a need for alternative models of development. Today across the World Gandhian studies is being looked upon as an important contribution towards these objectives. The masters Programme in Gandhi and Peace Studies is a specialized area for those who are interested in understanding evaluation and implementation of Gandhian model of development and conflict resolution. Accordingly, the course will contain Gandhi’s views and perceptions on economic, social, gender, political, environmental and sustainable development issues. It will also contain critiques and evaluation of Gandhian concepts, its relevance in the contemporary world and contributions made by Gandhian scholars in the further development of Gandhian thought and progress. The primary thrust of the programme is to expose learners, particularly the younger generation, to the thoughts and ideas of Gandhi and its place in the contemporary world. 

Email: cgps@ignou.ac.in

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[Updated on 11-Jul-2024]