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Welcome to Women’s Studies

The School of Women’s Studies is functioning under Utkal University. It is imparting Master Degree in Women Studies & Ph.D. in Women Studies. It was established in the year 1996 with P.G diploma program and got UGC Recognition as Women Studies Research Center in 1999. As the first state center for Women’s Studies It is functioning in the thrust areas  research, training, teaching and advocacy for women’s development in the state of Odisha. Since then it is continuing as a UGC center receiving UGC grants and Master degree in SFC mode. 

Vision

  • To enhance the knowledge base of Gender Studies by networking with partners in the field of women’s development.
  • To assist in the change of the existing environment to include women’s visions and needs by bringing together scholars, activists and agencies involved in this process of change.
  • To enhance the knowledge base of Gender Studies by networking with partners in the field of women’s development and to bring changes in the existing environment together with scholars, activists and agencies involved in this process of change

Mission

  • To conduct policy and action research on gender studies through clustering as well as teaching and training programme.
  • To ensure equity and inclusiveness for the social structure.
  • To meet the challenges like consolidation, developing interdisciplinary approaches for evolving new strategies.

Strategic Goals

             We aim to empower women as well as men to take control of their own lives and to sensitize students to social distinctions based on gender, race, ethnicity, social classes, creed, etc to create a harmonious atmosphere in the society.

Faculty

Sl.No. Programmes Number of seats
1 P.G in Women’s Studies 24
2 Ph.D.

Content
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3 VALUE ADDED COURSE
4 MA in Womens Studies
5 Ph.D in Womens Studies
Objectives & Outcomes
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Physical Facilities

Facility Number(s)
Classroom 2
Smart classroom 1
Library 1
Desktop 4
Laptop 2
Digital Camera 1
Refrigerator 1
Bookcase 11
Almirah 10
Air Conditioner 4
Fire Extinguiser 1
Disability Access RAMP 1
Wifi Lan 1
Printer 3
Drinking Water-Aquaguard 1
Washroom 1

Major Instrumental facilities

  • Projector -2
  • LAN, WIFI

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