The department of Lifelong Learning and Extension at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (Formerly known as Kanpur University) was established on October 24th, 1988 by University Grants Commission. It was founded to train the adults of the society in the disciplines to increase their employability. The other objective of the department is to familiarize people about the socio-political dimensions of being. The department is responsible for organizing various workshops, seminars and training programs in collaboration with various national and international organizations along with degree colleges at different centres in Kanpur. Apart from running courses, department is also running psychology courses to meet the challenges of mental and social wellbeing. We impart our expertise through the following modes:
Research Work: Department conducts various socio-educational, interdisciplinary research work on various themes as in Women Empowerment, Human Rights, Sexual Harassment, Gender inequality, psychological issues and various others themes related to contemporary social challenges.
Training Program: The teachers and trainers are trained in specialized fields of environmental education, adult education, and population education with the help of ICT Material.
Extension work: The department works extensively with the community as a form of extension services by optimizing the different andragogical teaching strategies.
Department of Life Long Learning and Extension
There has always been a need for expertise in “Hindu Studies”. Such need will only grow with time, because of India’s rapid emergence as an economic, military, technological, and cultural power on the global stage, and the consequential heightened interest in Hindus and their civilization. Unfortunately, no Indian university offers such a program. A MA program in Hindu Studies fills this important gap.
What Will the Student Learn?
A student with a MA degree in Hindu Studies shall:
The MA (Hindu Studies) program shall be two-years long. Any student who has a three or four year’s bachelor’s degree will be eligible for it. Thus, students with bachelor’s degrees in sciences, engineering, and medicine are also eligible to pursue this program.
All students shall be expected to take for a total of 16 programmes. Each course shall have four credits. Of the sixteen programmes, 9 programmes shall be Core (i.e. compulsory), and the remaining 6 shall be Electives (i.e. optional). A single credit corresponds to 16 lecture hours. The MA (Hindu Studies) will be spread over four-semesters, i.e. two academic years.
Rs. 10,000/- per year
Current Prospects of Psychology in India:
Mental health is as important as physical health, and as days pass by, there is a wide range of concerns over mental health due to various factors. Psychology is a discipline where students can study the mind's behaviour science, both conscious and unconscious. Psychology is a vital field now because of the increasing focus on mental health and wellbeing. Psychology, as a discipline, studies human behaviour and mental processes from diverse perspectives. It employs scientific methods to understand human perception, learning, emotions and reactions to situations.
Professional & job oriented courses in the department are:
Eligibility: UG/PG in Social Sciences & Management
Duration: 1 year (4 Semesters)
Eligibility: UG/PG Degree
Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
Eligibility: UG/PG Degree
Duration: 3 Years (6 Semesters)
Career Prospects in Psychology:
With the demand for psychological counselling increasing day-by-day, MA Psychology scope and job opportunities are huge. The students can get jobs as:
• Clinical Psychologists,
• Psychological Counsellor
• Child Psychologist
• Psychologists in Rehabilitation Centre
• Sports Psychologists.
• They can also work with various NGOs and social organizations.
• Mental Health Counsellor
• Alcohol and Drug Counselor
• After completing MA Psychology, a candidate, if willing to go for further studies, can pursue Ph.D in any one of the branches of Psychology, like clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology, etc.
• Job growth in the department of Psychology is expected to grow by 25% by 2025.
• The world needs more and more psychiatrists and Psychologists to deal with stress, high pressure and the growing loneliness among people. This is a field created by the modern age and it will only grow with it.
•Students also have a huge field of research opportunities after MA Psychology.
Fees Structure: As per University norms
Seats: 30 Seats will be available in BA/PGDGC/ MA Psychology programme.
Advantages of our University:
It responds to crises and emergencies as well as to everyday personal and social problems. It utilizes a variety of skills, techniques, and activities consistent with its holistic focus on persons and their environmental conditions.
Eligibility: Graduation in any stream with 40% marks (05% relaxation for SC/ST)
|2-year (4 semesters) (60 Seats)||10,456/- per year|
The value of this programme is based on respect for the equality, meaning, and dignity of people. This profession addresses the barriers, inequities, and injustices that exist in society. Its mission is to help people to develop their full potential, enrich their lives, and prevent dysfunction. It is focused on problem solving and change. As such, workers are change agents in society and in the lives of the individuals, families and communities they serve.
|1-year (2 semesters) (30 Seats)||7,000/- per year|