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  • About
    Seats
    50
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    The candidate must have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board an

    The BA in Global Studies(BA-GS) exists in dialogue with the burgeoning undergraduate Global Studies programmes being offered in Universities across the globe. BA-GS brings together the best that these existing programmes have to offer along with students’ already existing lived experience of the global, to explore and learn from in the vibrant debates, popular and scholarly, regarding the processes of globalisation and globality. The BA-GS programme will follow both the terrestrial veins of globalisation as well as engage students in questions of decoding the complex, networked infrastructure that is being increasingly studied as producing the age of the Anthropocene and which informs the idea and the experience of globality in this programme.

    BA-GS courses begin by asking, Where is the global? What is globality? What is the time of the global? The programme’s focus on regions such as the Indian Ocean, Himalayan region, Africa, the Americas and Asias, for instance, foregrounds the importance of geo-historical thinking when it comes to developing the global perspective required for thinking globally. In turn, this spatial historical perspective allows students to productively engage with both the global present as well as anticipate critical elements that will make up the emerging field of global futures.

    Finally, the BA-GS programme takes undergraduate education to be a potentially terminal stage of education for many students. As such this programme offers the rare opportunity within Indian undergraduate education to develop a perspective that is increasingly informing employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. The programme will not only equip students to make sense of the world through theory and frameworks, but also provide the necessary skills (through language, data analytics, etc.,) for them to both take advantage of the opportunities that come with change, as well as become leaders of that change. Additionally, BA-GS will help prepare students for higher study in any of the social sciences and humanities disciplines or in emergent interdisciplinary fields like Development Studies, Human Ecology, Cultural Studies, Policy Studies, Legal Studies, etc.

  • Programme Structure
    Seats
    50
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    The candidate must have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board an

    The BA-GS programme provides a well-rounded liberal arts degree that will help prepare students for a variety of careers in the international arena. BA-GS graduates will bring to existing employment and entrepreneurial opportunities, the unique perspective and insights that are to be gained from also having studied the global dimension to local issues. The programme will be delivered through a combination of Foundation course (6 courses; 24 credits), Core courses (12 courses; 48 credits) and Elective courses (6 courses; 24 credits).

    Core courses are offered in three streams: (1) Global Humanities (GH), (2) Global Political Economy (GPE) and (3) Foreign Language.

    GH and GPE emphasize the global dimensions inherent in existing categories of inquiry and that may emerge as subjects distinctive to a global perspective while the Foreign Language component highlights the linguistic entry point to the global, deepens the students’ engagement with the programme’s focus regions and opens up new possibilities for further work. The compulsory language component of the programme - French and Chinese – will not only serve to augment the global perspective that students will be schooled in but will also afford them a valuable skill that can be leveraged in the increasingly globalized job and entrepreneurial market.

    Foundation courses: 24 credits have to be earned through the Foundation Core courses (English Language 1 & 2; Environmental Issues and Challenges) and Foundation Electives, one each from three distinct baskets viz., Ways of Knowing; Justice and Democracy, and South Asia in the World.

    Elective courses expand these two (non-Foreign Language) streams while also exploring new frontiers.

    Available electives in the first year include: Reading Cities through Neighbourhoods • Essentials of Economics • Electoral Systems • Historio-Graphical Novels • Introduction to Feminist Theory and Practice • The Great Transformations • Language Society and Culture • Sociological Imagination • Anti-Colonialism and Postcolonial Futures • Right-based Political Movements in Contemporary India • The Legal Imagination

    Global Humanities

    Global Political Economy

    Foreign Language

    Electives

    Culture and Religion

    Labour and Capital

    French

    Cartography and Topography

    Migrations and Movements

    Politics and Governance

    Chinese

    Infrastructure and Transportation

    Languages and Media

    Markets and Economies

     

    Methodology and Genre

    Health and Wellbeing

    Currencies and other Commodities

     

    Science and Technology

    Time and Regions

    States and Institutions

     

    Climate and Environment

    Fiction, Film and Music

    Resources and Distribution

     

    Sports and Games

    Eligibility

    The candidates who have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised board are eligible to apply.

    Selection will be on the basis of the marks obtained in class XII examination, without including any vocational subject. Reservations norms of Government of NCT of Delhi will apply. Total number of seats: 50

     

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    Seats
    50
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    The candidate must have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board an

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    Seats
    50
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    The candidate must have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board an

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  • Faculty
    Seats
    50
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    The candidate must have passed the class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board an