Shivaji University has started the process of entrance exams for the year 2016-17.Shivaji University Yashwantrao Chavan School of Rural Development M.B.A. (Rural Management, M.S.W in Rural Community Development, M.Tech. (Rural Technology),M.C.A. (Rural Informatics), M.R.S. (Master of Rural StudiesEntrance examination's schedule has been announced.
The entrance test will have three parts. The Part A and Part B are common for all five courses. [M.S.W in Rural Community Development, M.B.A, M.Tech., M.R.S.and M.C.A. Part C will remain course specific.
Syllabus for the Part A and Part B -
A) General Knowledge and Aptitude, for 50 marks. (Multiple Choice Questions i.e. MCQs)
B) General Communication in English and Knowledge of Soft Skills, for 50 marks. (MCQs)
Syllabus for the Part C
C) Course Specific Subject Knowledge/Aptitude, for 50 marks. (MCQs) Part C of the entrance test belongs to testing of the subject knowledge consisting of the following topics
M.S.W in Rural Community Development
Topic-1 Basic Concepts and their Meaning : Society, Rural Community, Development,
Social Development, Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Globalization, Social Welfare, Social Work
Topic-2 Major Social Reformers and their Work : Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Mahatma Jotiba
Phule, Vitthal Ramji Shinde, Maharshi Karve, Karmveer Bhaurao Patil, Chh. Shahu
Maharaj and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
Topic-3 Social Problems in India : Population Explosion, Unemployment, Poverty, Dowry,
Gender Discrimination and Inequality, Farmers’ suicide, Violation of Human Rights
Topic-4 Government Policies: Agriculture, Health, Population, Education, Women,
Topic-5 Rural Development : Panchayat Raj Institutions; Schemes and Experiments- Indira Awas Yojana, Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas(PURA), Bharat Nirman, MGNREGA, SGSY, NRLM, PMGSY; Ralegan Siddhi, Hiware Bazar, Anandvan.
M.B.A. (Rural Management)-
Topic-1 Rural Development Policies of Government
Topic-2 Elementary Knowledge of Marketing
Topic-3 Elementary Knowledge of Human Resource Management
Topic-4 Elementary Knowledge of Finance
Topic-5 General Quantitative Techniques
M.Tech. (Rural Technology)
Topic-1 Environment Science
Topic-2 Civil Engineering
Topic-3 Mechanical Engineering
Topic-4 Food Technology
M.R.S. (Master of Rural Studies)
Topic-1 Indian Rural Economy, Rural Demography
Topic-2 Agencies and organisations of Rural development in India
Topic-3 Government Schemes/Programmes for Rural development in India
Topic-4 Basic Knowledge about Indian agriculture
Topic-5 Role of Cooperatives in Rural Development
M.C.A. (Rural Informatics)
Topic-1 History and evolution of Computer and Basics of Computer
Topic-2 MS Word
Topic-3 MS Excel
Topic-4 MS Powerpoint
Topic-5 Internet Applications
Group Discussion and Personal Interview [G.D.P.I.]
All candidates obtaining 60 marks out of 150 marks (Test components of A, B and C
noted above) shall become eligible for Group Discussion (G.D.) and Personal Interview (P.I.)
Test of 50 (G.D. 25 + P.I. 25) marks. A Merit list of the candidates appearing for Entrance Test
will be notified on the University Website before the conduct of G.D. and P.I. Test.
Date of Examination : 10th May 2016
- Last Date for the receipt of the application for Entrance Examination: 16th April 2016.
- With Late Fees of Rs. 100/- per subject, up to 21st April 2016.
- With Super Late Fees of Rs. 500/- per subject, up to 25th April 2016
Exam Timeing -
- MSW - 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.& 12:00 P.M to 12:45 P.M.
- MRS - 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. & 01:00 P.M.. to 01:45 P.M.
- MCA - 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. & 02:00 P.M. to 02:45 P.M
- MBA - 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. & 03:00 P.M to 03:45 P.M
- M.Tech- 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M & 04:00 P.M to 04:45 P.M
Shivaji University Yashwantrao Chavan Chavan School of Rural Devlopment Cont.No.0231-2609488 / 2609142,
Source - Prasad Patil, City Journalist, College Dekho.