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H.K. Arts College
Gujrat, Ahmedabad
Jiwaji University
Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior
Miranda House
Delhi, New Delhi
V.G.Vaze College
Maharashtra, Mumbai
Dayananda Sagar Institutions
Karnataka, Bengaluru
Srinivas Group Of Institutions
Karnataka, Bengaluru
Women's Christian College
Tamil Nadu, Chennai
Kamala Nehru College
Delhi, New Delhi
The University of Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar
St. Xavier's College
West Bengal, Kolkata
Harish Chandra Postgraduate College
Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi
Jamal Mohamed College
Tamil Nadu, Tiruchirapalli
Madras School of Social Work
Tamil Nadu, Chennai
Adharshila College of Professional Courses
Uttar Pradesh, Rai Bareilly
Government Home Science College
Chandigarh, Chandigarh
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu
Adaikala Matha College
Tamil Nadu, Thanjavur
Government Arts College
Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore
J.J.College of Arts and Science
Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai
Mount Carmel College
Karnataka, Bengaluru
Sri Venkateswara University
Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati
University of Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu
Dr. I.T. Group of Institutes
Chandigarh, Chandigarh
Jesus and Mary college
Delhi, New Delhi
Kalindi College
Delhi, New Delhi
Dyal Singh College
Delhi, New Delhi
Chitkara University
Chandigarh, Chandigarh
Moolji Jaitha College
Maharashtra, Jalgaon
North Maharashtra University
Maharashtra, Jalgaon
University of Delhi
Delhi, New Delhi
Ganpat Sahai Post Graduate College
Uttar Pradesh, sultanpur
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Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati was established in 1954, in the world famous temple town of Tirupati on the sprawling campus of 1000 acres with a panoramic and pleasant hill view. This University stands as a testimony to the wisdom

 

A Christian Minority Higher Educational Institution, St. Xavier's was founded in 1860 by a Catholic Minority Religious body, the Society of Jesus, and was affiliated to Calcutta University in 1862. While preference is shown to

The Nalanda Open University is the only University in the State of Bihar meant for imparting learning exclusively through the system of distance education. The University was established in March, 1987 by an ordinance, promulgated by the Gove

Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS) was established under the aegis of JMJ Education Society in the year 1994 with a vision to expand the horizons of teaching-learning realms, wherein, the students' intrapersonal and interpers

SPIPA was established by the Government of Gujarat in 1962 as the State Level Administrative Training Institution for training government functionaries. It became on autonomous body ( registered under the Indian Societies Act ) in October, 20

The world of higher education in forthcoming days is going to be global and it will be without demarcation of boundaries of different countries. In this fast changing and challenging pattern of globalization, humankind will require more toler

The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty.
The University of Delhi was established in 1922 as a unitary, tea

The University arose out of humble origins immediately after Independence when in 1948 the State Government established an institute for conduct of examinations with its headquarters at Srinagar, Justice J. N. Wazir being its Honorary Vice-Ch

H.K. Arts College this institution is managed by 155 years old Gujarat Vidyasabha, Brahmchari Wadi Trust. Gujarat Vidyasabha was founded by Sir Alexander Kinlock Forbes an English Officer in 1848. Intially it was known as Gujarat Vernacu

 The College of Vocational Studies, a co-educational college, is a University of Delhi maintained institution of higher learning. It was founded in 1972. It is among the poineer institutions in the country to offer vocational education,

SIMS , Saga Institute of Management Studies is a leading distance education center of the state offers high hospitality at their offices and offers programmes range from Certificate to research. The syllabus allows students to combine specifi

The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) was established by the Act No.14 of 1994 passed by the Gujarat State Legislature, and assented to by the Governor of Gujarat on 27th July, 1994. The BAOU is the seventh Open University in the

Ganpat Sahai Post Graduate College is the biggest college in District of Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The college was established in Sultanpur in August 1967 by the freedom fighter and the then Member of Parliament Sh. Ganpat Sahai with the aim

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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCE

Social Science deals with subjects that affect the way people live in the society. While some of these subjects are directly linked to the society in general, others deal with specific aspects of the society. Social Science courses, therefore, aim to impart an education that touches upon contemporary social, political and economical issues prevailing in the society.

Social Science courses are divided into different categories depending on the specialization it offers. They include the following:
• Anthropology
• Archaeology
• Criminology
• Development Studies
• Economics
• Education
• Geography
• History
• Law
• Linguistics
• Political Science
• Sociology
• International Relations
• Communications

COURSES OFFERED

A student who wants to specialize in any of the above mentioned courses can opt for the undergraduate and/or post-graduate programs offered through various universities in India. Most of the undergraduate programs are offered as three-year degree course (Bachelor of Arts orB.A.). However, the following courses are exceptions.

Bachelor of Law (LLB): LLB is offered through different law colleges – both private and public – affiliated with different universities in India. There are two types of graduate courses offered for Law. They include 3-year courses and 5-year courses. Three-year course is offered for graduates whereas 5-year course is offered for undergraduates (10+2).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed): This is intended to prepare the candidates to become the teachers of tomorrow.

Some of the Social Science courses are also offered as short-term certificate courses.For example, courses like International Relations, Communications and Linguistics areoffered as Certificate courses through different public/private institutes in India.

Post-Graduate Courses: Students can pursue post graduation (Master of Arts) in any of the above disciplines except Law and Education. Law graduates can opt for Master of Law (LLM) and candidates with B.Ed can pursue M.Ed.

SCOPE OF CAREER IN SOCIAL SCIENCE

Social science graduates can be employed in different categories of jobs ranging from clerks to civil servants. Professional degrees like LLB, B.Ed, LLM and M.Ed can
fetch them great opportunities in the respective fields.

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By Madhu

on 25th February 2011 14:20:00

I want know what I will study if i take social science as subject, what will the syllabus like, will i have to done BSC or BA, Is it gud for girls to study law?