23 June, 2024

Regional Centre


Master of Arts in Extension & Development Studies (MAEDS)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Any Graduate

MAEDS has been designed with the balanced blending of components from extension education and development studies with two project works and a dissertation. The programme will be useful to fresh graduates interested in pursuing career as extension and development professionals and also to working extension and development professionals. The idea is to:

To train and develop qualified human resources in the professional area of extension and development studies;
To impart knowledge on various aspects of extension and development;
To develop necessary professional skills among students in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of extension and development programmes; and
To conduct impact assessment and action research studies on extension and development issues and programmes