Guru Nanak Studies

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M. A. Religious Studies, M. A. Philosophy
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Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories
M.A. Religious Studies 2 Semester   SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
14 4 1 1 2
M.A. Philosophy 2 Semester 14 4 1 1 2
Updated on 16-07-2020.
  • Bachelor's degree in any subject with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate.
  • Bachelor of Arts with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) in Punjabi/History/Philosophy/Sociology/ReligiousStudies/Hindi/English/Political Science.
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent there to.

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Department.


Learning Outcomes: This Department runs no Graduate level course and students of our Post-Graduate courses prepare mostly for the jobs in Educational Institutions in India as well as abroad. Other avenues of employment open for our Post-Graduate students are in Religious Institutions of Sikhism, JCO's in armed forces (Religious Teacher), Guides in Religious and Cultural Tourism sector and in Journalism (Print and Electronic media)
Special Features The Department of Guru Nanak Studies was set up in 1971 in accordance with the provisions of the Article IV of Guru Nanak Dev University Act, 1969 as follows: To make provision for Study and Research on the Life and Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev and their Cultural and Religious impact in the context of Indian and World Civilizations. The Department of Guru Nanak Studies is an inter-disciplinary Department with its main focus on Sikh Studies and Comparative Study of Religion. The Department offers Post Graduate Course in Religious Studies and Philosophy. Besides teaching, research guidance is provided to regular as well as part-time students pursuing for their Ph.D. Journal of Sikh Studies, a refereed journal of International repute has been a regular feature of the Department since 1974. A new Journal Dharam Adhyan Patrika (Punjabi) has been started from 2012. National and International Seminars and Conferences are organized by the Department for dissemination of research activities on the Sikh Studies and allied fields in the wider perspective. Candidates admitted in M.A.Philosophy, M.A. Religious Studies will be exempted from tuition fees.


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