- Candidates from any stream i.e., humanities / sciences / engineering / management etc can apply.
- Candidates with 4 years Bachelors are eligible directly.
- Candidates with 3 years bachelors, must show additional experience or skill set to qualify for the course. They are expected to acquire additional credits by the end of 2 years completion.
- The candidate must have a minimum of 55% or 2.2 GPA or equivalent grade point in the UG program.
- There is no specific age limit for the applicant.
- Proficiency in any of the Indian languages is desirable. Additional training in any other traditional performance is also considered desirable.”
This transdisciplinary program in cultural studies aims to foster a dynamic dialogue among various cultures and actively examine their historical and global encounters. To prepare students in this field, the program will integrate diverse methods, theories, and best practices, catering to students from a range of disciplines, from Science and Technology to Social Sciences, Humanities, and Performing Arts. This course will immerse students in an academic environment dedicated to the serious scientific study of cultural differences, with a particular focus on Indian culture. This course inherently takes a comparative approach.
On one hand, this course addresses questions related to gender, class, race, identity, religion, and more, while on the other, it seeks to explore the challenges within social scientific research and its formation within a specific cultural context. It encourages students to contemplate the central question of what distinguishes cultural differences from psychological, sociological, or biological differences.
This program aims to challenge conventional paradigms within cultural studies, with the goal of empowering students to develop professionally, grounding their work in robust theory and ethical practices. It also nurtures their potential for careers in teaching and policymaking on an international scale.