The Department of Criminology and Police Studies provides postgraduate academic and professionally oriented programmes for aspiring students and practitioners in the field of Criminal Justice. This course is an excellent blend of theoretical and applied criminology as it allows the students to apply their knowledge in criminology in various professions or fields like police services, security management and human rights which are contemporary and emerging fields which have a bright future. The department will offer students a wonderful opportunity to acquire experience by interaction with actual practitioners of this field which will help in the practical application of their growing criminological skills and expertise.
Future Prospects of this course
National and International Organisations, Non Governmental Organisations, Police Services, Human Rights Commissions, Police, Academies, Correctional Services Counselling, higher education including doctoral program.
Who is it for?
If one wants to obtain Master's degree as a suitable entry into the criminal justice professions with accurate professional knowledge and skills.
For people employed in the criminal justice system especially in policing, who wants to acquire job related knowledge or broaden their perspectives.
Those interested in a potential academic career with the element of inter-disciplinary approach in.
The curriculum of the course is built on a foundation of applied criminology and police studies. The course allows for maximum flexibility to meet the needs of the students and their respective areas of interest. In this approach, the courses will be individualized to meet the student’s professional goals in keeping with the overall objectives of the programs and practical aspects of the field in terms of employment. The course comprises two years of full time study comprising of 4 semesters.
Applicants who satisfy these criteria will be eligible for an entrance test.
- Graduate in any Discipline having 55% for General/OBC and 50% for SC/ST candidates. or
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2016- 8 out of 16 students cleared UGC NET out of which 4 obtained UGC JRF scholarships Placements: 3 students selected as security officers at Taj Hotel, Jodhpur 1 student selected as security executive officer at Hotel Rambagh Palace,Jaipur 1 student selected at Nucletronix Consultancy, Delhi 6 students selected at Urvi Vikram Charitable Trust, Delhi