ABOUT SCHOOL OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND TRIBAL STUDIES

MA/M.Sc Anthropology has been offering by the Bastar Vishwavidyalaya (BVV) from 2008. The university, established with an aim to enhance the downtrodden communities, now it offers post-graduate programme in Anthropology and Tribal Studies.  The School of Anthropology & Tribal Studies in Bastar Vishwavidyalaya is dedicated to better understanding human cultural and biological origins and diversity through education and research. The faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and to the advancement of knowledge through local, national, and international programs of research.

 

MANDATE

The primary aim of Anthropology program it to study the origin, behavior, as well as the physical, social, and cultural development of humans throughout history and in different cultures. This study can take the form of fieldwork, academic study, research, as well as curation of collections located in universities and museums.  The traditional role of anthropologists is to do research in order to produce knowledge.  

 

  • To study of primitive culture in its present form.
  • To study of cultural contact and specific processes. This includes exploration of the influences of outer groups creating cultural changes.
  • Reconstruction of social history.
  • Search for universally valid social laws.

The two year course has been divided into four semesters which consists of theory and practical.  The students will rigorously participate in the different filed settings, Seminars, practicals, filed visits and in the final semester they have to be submitted dissertation. 

 

FACILITIES AVAILABLE

  • The department have potential and experienced faculty.
  • Department and central library facility for various references.
  • Well established Lab facility
  • Time to Time Field Visits
  • Guest Lectures and Seminars

 

PROGRAMME OFFERED

MA / M.Sc Anthropology  

Duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)

Number of Seats for admission: 30

 

ELIGIBILITY

A Candidate who has obtained Bachelor Degree in any field (BA / BSc) with minimum 45% of marks.

 

HOW TO APPLY

The admission brochure along with the admission form is available at the University office during office hours. Students may fill the form and submit it to respective School of Studies. Admission will be imparted after scrutiny of all forms on the merit basis. Reservations will be followed to SC, ST, OBC, Minorities, and women etc., categories as per the Govt. of Chhattisgarh norms.

 

IMPORTANT DATES IN EVERY YEAR

Admission form available from: 30th May

Last date for submission of Forms: 31st July

Commencement of Session: 1st of Aug.

 

CONTACT

Head

School of Anthropology & Tribal Studies

Bastar Vishwavidyalaya, Dharampura

Jagdalpur, District-Bastar (Chhattisgarh) 494 001

Phone: 07782-229219 (O) Fax : 07782-229037

 

 

 
Postal Address
  • Head of Department
  • School of Studies in Anthropology
  • Bastar University Jagdalpur
    Bastar, Chhattisgarh
    India - 492010
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