The UGC-sponsored Certificate Course on Human Rights has been introduced in response to a growing demand among students for informed awareness about human rights which is perceived as an important issue today. Conducted by the Department of Political Science, this Course equips the students with the basic understanding of human rights and makes them aware about the international conventions and understanding the Indian dimensions. The Course is open to students irrespective of their academic discipline. Lectures (both in English and Hindi) are held on Sundays.
The curriculum is divided into three parts comprising of genesis and historical development of human rights and contemporary issues, the international framework, mainly the UNO and the Indian context of human rights issues and institutions, values and ethics. Eminent scholars and domain experts are invited to address the students on the various topics in the curriculum, followed by interactive sessions. Educational trips to NHRC and NGOs within Delhi, case studies, workshops, seminars and panel discussions make the Course interactive and dynamic. Project submission and presentation by the students are prerequisite for the award of the certificate
Entry Qualification:Class XII Examination
Duration: 3 months
Course Fee: Rs. 1500/-
A UGC approved add-on-course, Proficiency in English focuses on the usage of English in Professional and General context. The course uses interactive methods like games, exercises, quizzes, group discussions, debates, extempore, clue cards and role plays to learn English through real life situations. The students are able to understand and respond to the language with an adequate competence. They can speak about a range of things, people and events along with expressing their feelings and ideas. They are also able to comprehend texts of different types in turn relating the implied meaning with known contexts and write in a clear and coherent way. The overall grade given to the student is on the basis of the assessment of all the four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) necessary for the language acquisition. Certificates are given to the students who successfully complete the course.
Duration: 60 hours
Course Fee: Rs. 2000/-