MA in Rural Development is a postgraduate Management course. Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic wellbeing of people living in relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas. M.A. Rural Development integrates the disciplines of geography, sociology, political science, economics, business administration, and psychology. The discipline of Rural Development is of vital significance for understanding the development issues related to rural society. M.A. in Rural Development is designed to include such diverse academic contents which are essential in the making of this discipline in the Indian context. The duration of the course is two years and its syllabus is divided into four semesters.