IIT Kharagpur:- Department of Humanities and Social Sciences , Kharagpur

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Email: dyregac@hijli.iitkgp.ernet.in

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Address: Location : IIT Kharagpur:- Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Phone: +91 - 3222 - 282050  

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  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
    Library
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
    Auditorium
  • Hostel
    Hostel
  • Laboratory
    Laboratory
  • Sports
    Sports

Description

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences with the very inception of IIT Kharagpur in 1951. Its objective was to provide value-based liberal education to budding scientists and engineers so that they can become professionals with a difference to understand the social realities.

Now the Department houses many disciplines. They are English literature and communication, Economics, German, Philosophy, Psychology, Human resource management, and Sociology. The Department is actively engaged in teaching, research, training, outreach activities, and runs its own master programmes.
 

  • M.Sc Economics

    M.Sc Economics provides courses in basic science, engineering and computational methods in the first year making the students efficient in developing verbal and quantitative abilities with a scientific approach. Thereafter, the students are given a thorough and intense exposure to economic theory, analytical tools, mathematical techniques and applied econometric models with adequate stress on the interpretations of results along with their socio-economic implications. Hence, the course structure differs from other (Bachelor of Arts) economic programs offered at other Universities in India.

    Moreover, the new breed of economists graduating after the completion of this program are expected to be in high demand in industry, institutions of higher learning and research, both in India and abroad, in this highly globalized world of today. Especially in the context of the economic downturn that is still fresh in our minds, the role of such economists becomes all the more important.

    Admission on M SC. Economics:-

    The students get admission to this program by virtue of having cleared the IIT-JEE exam. The duration of the program is 5 years. After the completion of the course, the students get degree in B.Sc. (Honours) and M.Sc. in Economics.

    After covering basic science and engineering courses in the first year, they are exposed to rigorous theories in Economics and allied subjects from the second year onwards. Here a very brief overview of the courses that the students are obliged to take is presented.

    The idea of iit undertaking non technical stream was vauge to many, yet the MSc economics prvides an technical as well as business oriented traning to its students, The program provides courses in basic science, engineering and computational methods in the first year making the students efficient in developing verbal and quantitative abilities with a scientific approach. 

  • Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

    Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is to train human resources to: (a) meet the demands of the industry; (b) make HR professionals understand business dynamics, (c) prepare HR professionals to take up strategic roles, and (d) inculcate business ethics in HR professionals.

    Admission Process

    Graduate in Engineering/Postgraduate in Science/ Commerce/Humanities and Social Sciences with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent. The Department follows the Government of India norms regarding the reservation of seats for qualified SC/ST, OBC candidates, and persons with disability.

    Appearing for Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is the first step in the process of seeking admission to the MHRM programme. Performance in JMET, work experience and academic, as well as extra-curricular achievements are taken into consideration for short-listing candidates for group discussion and personal interviews. Eminent personalities from the industry along with the faculty members of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and other Departments of IIT Kharagpur interview candidates. Candidates with the necessary aptitude and the right attitude for a career in Human Resource Management are finally selected for the course. Most of the students selected have a diversified work experience in top-notch multi-national companies. The rich blend of recently graduated and experienced students make the learning process joyful and an experience of a lifetime.

    Application Procedure Overview
     
    Step 1: Qualifying JMET.

    Step 2: Obtain a demand draft for Rs. 1,000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/PH candidates) drawn in favour of " IIT Kharagpur" payable at Kharagpur. Fill in the details of this draft on the Application Form as specified.

    Step 3: Send the Application Form along with the requisite demand draft to:
    The Assistant Registrar (PGS&R),
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
    Kharagpur - 721 302

    Step 4: Shortlist for Group Discussion / Personal Interview

    Step 5: Final Calls


    COURSE STRUCTURE


    Curriculum

    The course structure of the program is comprehensive and takes into consideration the needs of business. The curriculum is rigorous and at par with reputed business schools in India and abroad. It emphasizes building in-depth knowledge in human resource management.

    It is a four-semester course. The first semester will expose students to the basics of business management. The second and third semesters will cover the HR-related core subjects. The dissertation work will start during the summer vacation, at the end of the second semester. The fourth semester will focus on specific and specialised HR issues.

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IIT Kharagpur:- Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Reviews / Comments

  • I have my master degree on education from viswa bharati in 2005 and 2yrs regular m.phil from kalyani university. I want to do my p.hd so please help? Posted by : satyashree deviprasad rout, on 07-06-2011 Report Abuse
  • My name is Sudipta, and iam pursing my M.com(Final year) from Vidyasagar University. I would like to go for Phd. from Kharagpur Iit. So, can I know what are the procedures & norms for applying Phd. Is there any entrance test that i need to crack, & what do i have to study for that ?. Please help . Posted by : Sudipta Sankar Basu, on 24-05-2011 Report Abuse
  • My name is Sudipta, and iam pursing my M.com(Final year) from Vidyasagar University. I would like to go for Phd. from Kharagpur Iit. So, can I know what are the procedures & norms for applying Phd. Is there any entrance test that i need to crack, & what do i have to study for that ?. Please help . Posted by : Sudipta Sankar Basu, on 24-05-2011 Report Abuse
  • My name is Sudipta, and iam pursing my M.com(Final year) from Vidyasagar University. I would like to go for Phd. from Kharagpur Iit. So, can I know what are the procedures & norms for applying Phd. Is there any entrance test that i need to crack, & what do i have to study for that ?. Please help . Posted by : Sudipta Sankar Basu, on 24-05-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want to do Phd. in Philosophy from IIT Kharagpore. I have got 55.25% marks in MA from Calcutta University. Am I eligible? Posted by : Soumita Bhattacharya, on 02-02-2011 Report Abuse
  • i got 22.25 in jmet belongs to obc which college is suitable for me Posted by : Tamil, on 03-01-2011 Report Abuse
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