Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
Department of Human Resource Development



Master of Labour Welfare

 

Overview of the Programme

India Inc comprises a large proportion of small-scale industrial units. These are mostly the units of various Industrial Development corporations (IDCs) or are located in Special Economic Zones. Some of them are even spread in and around the urban areas. A large proportion of the workforce in these units is blue-collar workers. Trade Unions are quite active in these units. One needs expertise to deal with trade unions and industrial dispute matters. Master of Labour Welfare (MLW) was started in the academic year 1995-96. It is a four-semester, 2-year post-graduate degree course. MLW offers courses in the areas of Labour Legislation, Fixation of Wages, Labour Economics, Indian Labour Issues, Industrial Psychology, Industrial Sociology, Research Methodology and many more. MLW offers placement opportunities in the labour welfare functions of small-scale industries, legal firms and Industrial Relations (IR) consultancy in India.

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

Duration of the Programme: The MLW course is two-year full-time Post Graduate Degree course leading to Master Degree in Labour Welfare.

Medium of Instruction: English

Selection: Admission to MLW 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:30

Course Structure

  Subjects
No of Credits
  Semester - I
  Fundamentals of Psychology
4
  Applied Economics
4
  Principles of Management
4
  Human Resource Management-I
4
  Labour Laws – I
4
  Research Methodology & Labour Statistics
4
  Any One from the following
  Business Communication
2
  Financial and Cost Accounting
2
  Computer Application
2
  Total Credits of Semester I
26
  Semester - II
  Organisational Psychology
4
  Labour Economics
4
  Social Processes and Behaviour Issues
4
  Industrial Relations
4
  Labour Laws - II
4
  Organisational Development
4
  Any One from the following
  Knowledge Management
2
  Legal Framework Surrounding CSR
2
  Industrial Sociology
2
  Total Credits of Semester II
26
  Semester - III
  Human Resource Development
4
  Business Law
4
  Human Resource Management - II
4
  Performance Management & Talent Management
4
  Interpersonal Conflict and Managing Stress
4
  Labour Laws – III
4
  Any One from the following
  HRD in Service Sector
2
  Law and Economics
2
  Industrial Safety
2
  Designing Effective CSR Strategy
2
  Total Credits of Semester III
26
  Semester - IV
  Labour Welfare and Social Society
4
  Compensation Management
4
  Strategic Human Resource Management
4
  Corporate Leadership
4
  Project Work
4
  Any One from the following
  Training and Development
2
  Emerging Trends in HRM
2
  CSR Management and Sustainability Accounting
2
  Total Credits of Semester IV
22
  Total Credits of the course
100