Objective : The two years Distance
Learning Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Sociology conducted
by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed
for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in
the fields of peace, nonviolence, sociology, social unrest,
social change, contemporary social issues, social
organisation and disorganisation, social and economic
Sociology is the study of society.
Sociology is both topically and methodologically a very
broad discipline. Its traditional focus has included social
stratification, social class, social mobility, law,
religion, secularisation and deviance. As all spheres of
human activity are sculpted by social structure and
individual agency, sociology has gradually expanded its
focus to further subjects like health, medical, military and
penal bodies, the Internet and even the role of social
activity in the development of scientific knowledge. There
is a growing demand for the experts of sociology for
teaching and research.
Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration
: Two years
Award : Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in Sociology
shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by
The Global Open University, Nagaland.
Subjects : First Year
Philosophy of Sociology
Sociology, Peace and Non-Violence
Sociology of Knowledge
Social Unrest and Violence
Development and Social Change
Subjects : Second Year
Contemporary Social Issues
Social and Economic Situations
Social Organisation & Disorganisation
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. 24,125
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. 24,125 in
the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable
at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global
Open University, Nagaland, 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.
Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit
a Master'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