Masters of Arts (MA) in Rural Development
Masters of Arts (MA) in Rural Development

Masters of Arts (MA) in Rural Development . MA Rural Development is a 2-year master’s degree program that provides students with the right perspective of rural lifestyles and various socio-economic problems affecting the rural economy. Through this course, there is also a measure that can be taken to uplift the rural economy and lift people out of poverty and deprivation. The program helps to address the issues that have been hindering the development and progress in the villages for a long time.

The demand for rural management courses is increasing day by day. The main reason for this is to assess the possibility of maximum growth and profitability in the sector by most companies. Under the Rural Management courses, the patience and determination power of the candidates is tested. So if you choose to make a career through this course, below is a list of some of the best institutes that provide excellent knowledge for your convenience.

NIRF Overall Ranking 2020Name of the College/ UniversityAdmission ProcessAverage Annual FeesAverage Annual Salary
27University of MysoreEntrance Exam-basedINR 19,360INR 384,000
57Tata Institute of Social SciencesEntrance ExamINR 25,000INR 600,000
65Mumbai UniversityMerit-BasedINR 3,600INR 435,000
68Sri Venkateswara University, TirupathiMerit-BasedINR 8,290INR 500,000
89Kalyani UniversityMerit-BasedINR 12,000INR 400,000

Masters of Arts (MA) ; MA Course Details

Full FormMaster of Arts
DurationCourse Duration of Master of Arts [MA] (Rural Development) is 2 Years.
AgeNo age limit
Minimum Percentage50% in Under Graduation
Subjects RequiredEnglish, Economics, Sociology, Psychology and Political Science
Average Fees IncurredINR 15,000 to 1,00,000 per Annum
Similar Options of StudyMA English, MA Economics, MA Development Studies
Average Salary OfferedINR 4.2 L per annum
Employment RolesResearch Analyst, Documentation Specialist, Associate Research Analyst, Project Manager
Placement OpportunitiesResearch Analyst, Documentation Specialist, Associate Research Analyst, Project Manager

The Syllabus of M.A Rural Development  consists :

  • Rural Development economics
  • Factors in Rural Development
  • Agricultural Economics 
  • Poverty and Development
  • Contemporary Indian Economics

M.A. Rural Development Career Options and Job Prospects

A Masters degree holder in Rural Development can opt for either of the following job opportunities – 

  • Rural Technology Project Head
  • Teacher & Lecturer
  • Rural Manager
  • Senior Programme Officer


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