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MA in History, Programme Code : 010309


Any graduate from Utkal University or any other University recognized by Utkal University is eligible to take admission.

No. of Seats 200
Duration Two Academic Years.(4 Semester)
Purpose At the time of Admission Second Year  
Admission Processing Rs.600/-    
Course fees Rs.8,400/- Rs.8,400/-  
Corpus fund Rs.3,000/-    
Exam Fees Rs.3,080/- Rs.3,080/-  

Dr. Madhab Chandra Sethi (MA, M.Phil, Ph.D, UGC NET)

Academic Consultant, History
Email:[email protected], [email protected]

Dr. Madhab Chandra Sethi obtained his PG , M.Phil and Ph.D Degree from PG Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Utkal University. He is UGC-NET qualified. As a student, he had worked on "A Study of Stupa Architecture of Orissa with Special Reference to Udayagiri, Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri" at M.Phil level. His doctoral thesis is titled "Khandagiri and Udayagiri Reconsidered: A Study in Continuity" in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology. His Doctoral thesis has been highly appreciated by both the external examiners, for its critical analysis and for placing Khandagiri and Udayagiri in a national perspective. Before joining DDCE, Utkal University he was an ICHR & RGNF,UGC Research Fellow at the P.G.Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Utkal University. He has attended several National and International Conference held in India related to Art, History and Archaeology and published several papers. He is actively involved in the Archaeological Excavations, conducted by the P.G.Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Utkal University. His present interests include monuments, rock cut sculpture and architecture. He is a Life Member of Odisha History Congress. He had attended a National Workshop on Development of SLM organized at IGNOU, New Delhi in March 2016.

Noted academicians drawn from all over the country have authored the course ware. Faculty members drawn from P.G Dept. of Business Administration, Commerce, PM& IR and Psychology, Utkal University act as the core team for Personal Contact Program. Faculty members of leading Management Colleges also act as Guest Faculty.

The Course is offered under the Distance Mode. CHOICE BASED CREDIT SEMESTER (CBCS) is followed. One Personal Contact Program (classes) of 10 to12 days duration shall be held for each semester covering theory , practical and project component as per syllabi. Students can meet teachers for guidance, counseling and doubt clearance.

Medium of Instruction in Exam : English