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The Department of Disaster Management is a new Department established in the academic year 2019-20. The study of disaster management is a felt need of the hour ascatastrophes are increasingly experienced due to climate change. The Department has developed cutting-edge teaching and research methods to provide theoretical and practical perspectives on disaster mitigation, response and recovery.
The Department currently offers a two-year full-time M.B.A., programme in Disaster Management with a strong interdisciplinary focus. Besides class-room lectures, the course offers a unique set of hands-on training on various aspects of disaster management such as mitigation, response and recovery. Another unique feature of the course is its fieldwork component through which students learn to apply cutting-edge research techniques to explore and understand the nuances of disaster management and allied activities.
The major objective of the designed programme is to train and provide necessary skills and understanding on various aspects of disaster management. The specific objectives of this programme are:
Students who have passed any undergraduate degree are eligible for admission to the M.B.A., Disaster Management Programme. Both male and female students not exceeding 50 in number will be admitted to this programme. Those who are waiting for the results of final semester examination can also apply for this programme. The students will be selected based on their marks scored in the UG programme/entrance examination, group discussion and personal interview.
There is a high demand for qualified personnel to be involved in disaster risk reduction and disaster recovery process.While enabling an interdisciplinary understanding of disasters, the courseultimately helps the students to find opportunities in disaster management sectors, government and non-government organizations, policy making bodies, research institutes, academic institutions, consultancy firms and development organizations, etc.
Course fee per year