Department of Human Resource Development

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat


Master of Human Resource Development

 

Overview of the Programme

Courses on Human Resource Development are in demand these days in India and abroad. Choosing the right people, developing them, motivating them and retaining them is most crucial for any organization.

The course on Master of Human Resource Development (commenced in the year 1995-96) recognizes the over-powering need of a manager of the human forces, someone to be a liaison between the employees and the management. The Human Resources (HR) function provides significant support and advice to line management, though HR function itself is now getting recognition as a line function. Master of Human Resources Development [MA(HRD)] is a four-semester, 2-year post-graduate degree course. It delves deeper in to the realms of Human Resource Management, than an MBA with HR Specialization. MA(HRD) offers courses in the areas of Organizational Behaviour, Labor Laws, Employee Relations, Business Laws, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Culture, Industrial Psychology, Industrial Sociology, Intellectual and Attitudinal Development of employed human resource. MHRD offers placement opportunities in the HR function of corporate houses, HR consultancies, both in India and abroad.

Eligibility: Any Graduate with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized University.

Duration of the Programme: The MA(HRD) course is two-year full-time Post Graduate Degree course leading to Master Degree in Human Resource Development.

Medium of Instruction: English

Selection: Admission to MA(HRD) Programme is given on basis of the student’s performance in the written entrance test.

Admission Procedure: The candidates should submit an application for admission in prescribed form attached with this prospectus duly filled in within stipulated time period with all necessary documents. The candidate will have to present the following documents at the time of counseling.

  • SSC Marksheet
  • HSC Marksheet
  • Bachelor Degree Marksheet.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Non-Creamy Layer Certificate (if applicable)

Entrance Test: The entrance test is based on the tests like GRE and GMAT. Students can refer to model Test of Competition Success Review and other such test published in other magazines and books. The test consists of 100 objective types multiple choice questions. The students are required to tick mark appropriate option. Questions are based on general knowledge, general English, current events (sports, literature, history, science, politics, economics etc.) and reasoning.

Note: University may also consider the score of CMAT and other such entrance tests for the admission. If seats are vacant, the department may conduct personal interview.

Reservation Policy: Reservation of seats as per University and Government rules.

Total Seats:60

Course Structure

Subjects
Credits
  Semester - I
   Fundamentals of Psychology
4
   Applied Economics
4
   Industrial Sociology
4
   Human Resource Management
4
   Principles of Management
4
  Research Methodology
4
  Any One from the following
  Business Communication
2
  Management and Financial Accounting
2
  Total Credits of Semester I
26
  Semester - II
  Industrial Psychology
4
  Labour Economics
4
  Social Processes and Behavior Issues
4
  Organizational Development
4
  Human Resource Development
4
  Applied Statistics
4
  Any One from the following
  Business Law
2
  Office Management
2
  Legal Framework Surrounding CSR
2
  Total Credits of Semester II
26
  Semester - III
  Human Resource Information & Control System
4
  Economics of Human Resources
4
  Labour Legislation – I
4
  Industrial Relations
4
  Global Human Resource Management
4
  Human Development and Human Rights
4
  Any One from the following
  HRD in Service Sector
2
  Law and Economics
2
  Designing Effective CSR Strategy
2
  Total Credits of Semester III
26
  Semester - IV
  Emerging Trends in HR
4
  Labour Legislation – II
4
  Compensation Management
4
  Strategic HRM
4
  Project Work
4
  Any One from the following
  Data Mining
2
  Total Quality Management
2
  CSR Management and Sustainability Accounting
2
  Total Credits of Semester IV
22
  Total Credits of the course
100