Teaching

  • The Division imparts postgraduate teaching to M. Sc. and Ph. D scholars under trimester system. These students are guided for their research programmes by the Research Advisory Committee.
  • The thrust areas of research of the Division are taken into account while selecting the research problems of the PG students.
  • Division has revised its courses in line with the ICAR unified PG courses. The entire course curriculum of the Division has been revised which gives more emphasis on participatory approach in extension.
  • During 2011-12, 27 PG courses were offered including compulsory courses PGS 502 (Technical Writing and Communication Skills) and PGS 505 (Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes) for all students of IARI.

 

Trimester wise List of Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Trimester I

Ag Ext 501

Fundamentals of Extension Education and Extension Programmes*

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 503

Fundamentals of Psychology

2L + 1P

PGS 502

Technical Writing and Communication Skills***      

1L + 1P

PGS 505

Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes***

1L + 0P

Ag Ext 551

Fundamentals of Communication

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 553

Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations*

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 557

Training for Human Resource Development

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 601

Advances in Agricultural Extension**

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 602

Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Techniques**

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 604

Advanced Management Techniques

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 605

Development Communication

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 691

Seminar

1L

Trimester II

AGR       008

On-farm Education and Visits to Different Institutions

2P

Ag Ext 502

Rural Sociology and Dynamics of Planned Change*

3L + 1P

PGS        502

Technical Writing and Communication Skills***      

1L + 1P

PGS        505

Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes***

1L + 0P

Ag Ext 505      

E- extension*

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 509           

Participatory Methods for Technology Development and Transfer

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 552

Extension Methods and Communication Technology

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 556

Organizational Behaviour**

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 559

Methods of Social Research*

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 603

Visual and Graphic Communication

1L + 2P

Ag Ext 691

Seminar

1L

Trimester III

AGR       015

Basics of Extension Education

1L + 1P

PGS        502

Technical Writing and Communication Skills***      

1L + 1P

PGS        505

Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes***

1L + 0P

Ag Ext 504

Digital Photography

1L + 2P

Ag Ext 510

Gender Sensitization for Development

1L + 1P

Ag Ext 511

Perspectives of Distance Education

1L + 1P

Ag Ext 512

Market-led Extension Management**

1L + 1P

Ag Ext 554

Agricultural Journalism

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 555

Fundamentals of Management in Extension*

2L + 1P

Ag Ext 558

Entrepreneurship Development

2L + 2P

Ag Ext 606

Techniques of Measurement in Behavioural Sciences**

3L + 1P

Ag Ext 691

Seminar

1L

*          Core Courses (M. Sc.): AG EXT 501, AG EXT 502, AG EXT 505, AG EXT 553, AG EXT 555 and AG EXT 559
**        Core Courses (Ph. D): AG EXT 512, AG EXT 556, AG EXT 601, AG EXT 602 and AG EXT 606
***      Compulsory Courses for all M. Sc. students: PGS 502,
for all Ph. D students: PGS 505