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Bachelor Degree Programmes for 10+2 Passed Students
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Women's Studies
  Objective : The three years Distance Learning B.A. (Hons.) in Women's Studies conducted by
The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of women's empowerment, employment, rights, duties, political socialisation, gender sensitisation, protective legislation.

Career in Women's Studies

Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary and academic field which explores politics, society and history from an intersectional, multicultural women's perspectives. It critiques and explores societal norms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and other inequalities. Women's Studies include a diverse array of pedagogies, though there are some common things to the way many such courses are taught. During the three years of studies in this programme, students are involved in social justice that are embedded with theory as well as activism. Such programmes are being encouraged for women's empowerment. Besides joining for specific jobs in the areas of women's development and empowerment, all the graduating students may be joining the Master's Degree for being placed in academic and research organisations.

Eligibility : 10+2 in any discipline Duration : Three years

Award : B.A. Hons. in Women's Studies shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland. They will also be eligible for admission in the Master's degree programmes in the relevant Schools and Faculties at The Global Open University, Nagaland.

First Year
Introduction to Womens Studies
Women Movement in India
Status of Women
Exploitation of Women
Women and Social Change
Communication Skills

Second Year
Hindi / English
Women Equality and Development
Economic Development for Women
Women and Employment
Women Rights and Duties
Political Socialisation of Women

Third Year
Working Women
Gender Sensitisation
Women and Religion
Women's Education
Women and Law
Bachelor's Thesis

Examination Centers : Annual / Semester Examinations are conducted for all the admitted students every year at different Examination Centres within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha) only.

Total Fee : Rs. 18,125

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 18,125 in the name of  “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 150 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations.
Bachelor's Thesis : Students are required to submit a Bachelor's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.

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