M. Phil. Program

Since 2012, the CDA  has been offering M. Phil. Program in Anthropology. Students with MA in Anthropology or other related disciplines in social science and humanities are qualified to take the MPhil courses in Anthrpopology. The MPhil consists of two semesters of course works s and a dissertation research. The MPhil classes take place in the mornings, 6:30 am to 9:30 am, from Satuarday to Wednesday.

An Overview of the courses taught in MPhil Anthropology: 

1st Semester

PaperCode No.Title of CourseFull MarksRemarks
1.An 601Anthropological Theories I: Culture, Symbol and Meanings100Required
2.An 602Research Methods in Anthropology100Required
3.An 603Transformation of Caste100Optional
4.An 604Anthropology and Development100Optional
5.An 605Society, Culture and Environment100Optional
6.An 606Political Organization and Processes100Optional
7.An 607Economic anthropology100Optional (tbd)

2nd Semester

PaperCode No.Title of CourseFull MarksRemarks
1.An 621Anthropological Theory II: Social Production and Organization100Required
2.An 622Ethnicity, Nationalism and Indigeneism100Optional
3.An 623Anthropology and Globalization100Optional
4.An 624Cultural diversity and contemporary Issues100Optional
5.An 625Himalayan Cultures and Societies100Optional (tbd)
6.An 626South Asian Ethnographies100Optional (tbd)
7.An 627Human Rights, Multiculturalism and Democracy100Optional (tbd)