Post Graduate Programmes

MA (English)

The Masters in Arts (English) Programme was started in 1991. For 16 years, it has successfully been sending out MA English graduates who have spread themselves all over the globe. The MA English is a four-semester course designed with the objective of introducing students to a wide range of emerging areas of literary study, to inculcate in them a spirit of critical enquiry and develop their analytical, critical and creative faculty. Papers on language, structure and teaching of English have been included to orient students to the demands of market forces.

Semester I

21MA101: British Literature I
21MA102: British Literature II
21MA103: Indian Writing in English I
21MA104: Gender and Literature
21MA105: Understanding Mythology and Folktales (Indian)
21MA106: Soft Core Paper I: Introduction to Popular Literature

Semester II

21MA201: British Literature III
21MA202: British Literature IV
21MA203: Indian Writing in English II
21MA204: Textual Analysis and Interpretation
21MA205: Study of English Language
21MA206 Soft Core Paper II(a): Reading IndiasSoft Core Paper II(b): Cultural Studies: Theory and Method

Semester III

21MA301: Teaching of English Language and Literature
21MA302: Indian Literatures in Translation
21MA303: Post-Colonial Literature and Thought I
21MA304: Texts: Visual, Media, Digital
21MA305: European Literature
21MA306: Open Elective: Language Skills and their Applications

Semester IV

21MA401: Modern Critical Theory
21MA402: Translation: Theory and Practice
21MA403: Post-Colonial Literature and Thought II
21MA404: American Literature
21MA405: World Literatures
21MA406: Elective: Research
21MA407: Elective: Internship


The Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a post Graduate Programme affiliated to Bangalore University, started in the year 2003 and approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The course was designed with the objectives of providing a modern, industry-oriented education in applied computer science so that the students can compete in the present-day global situation. In the span of four semesters, students are well equipped with programming skills, analytical ability and strong knowledge in the field


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a post Graduate Programme affiliated to Bangalore University, started in the year 2007 and approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The course curriculum is designed with the objective of providing learners up-date knowledge and intuitive insights into business and management theories and practice in the ever-changing business complexities.

Semester I

Organizational Behaviour & Management Process
Managerial Economics
Financial and Management Accounting
Operations Research and Quantitative Techniques
Business Law
Business Communication
Innovation Management (Soft Core)

Semester II

Economic Environment of Business
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Operations Management
Human Resource Management
Research Methodology
Business Ethics (Soft Core)

Semester III

International Business Environment
Management Information System
Electives : Finance / Marketing / Human Resources
Open Elective- Life Style Management
Summer Internship- Project Report & Viva -Voce

Semester IV

Business Policy and Strategic Management
Entrepreneurship Development
Electives : Finance / Marketing / Human Resources

M.Com (Finacial Analysis)

The M.Com Finacial Analysis (MFA) course has been designed to develop or enhance the accounting and financial management skills necessary to function effectively within private businesses, non-profit organizations, and public agencies. This program also has been designed for people who seek to develop and apply their skills in the areas of auditing, taxation, information systems, and financial analysis, among other subjects.

Semester I

Accounting Conventions and Standards
Managing People in Organization
Macroeconomics for Business Decisions
Managerial Finance
QT for Accounting & Finance
Financial Markets & Services
Accounting and Auditing (Soft Core)

Semester II

International Financial Reporting Standards
Commodity Markets
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Advanced Cost Management
Business Research Methods
Micro Finance (Soft Core)

Semester III

International Business
Corporate Taxes
Futures & Options
Contemporary Issues in Accounting
Asset Liability Management in Banks
Insurance and Risk Management

Semester IV

Strategic Management
Financial Derivatives
Goods and Service Tax and Customs Las
Financial Products – Engineering & Marketing


Financial Management

Advanced Financial Management
Security Analysis and portfolio Management
Risk Management
Merchant Banking and Financial Services
Project Appraisal, Planning and Control
International Financial Management
Mergers, Acquisitions and corporate restructuring
Tax Management
Commodity Derivatives

Marketing Management

Business Marketing
Sales & Retail management
Consumer Behaviour
Services Marketing
Rural Marketing
Strategic Brand Management
Integrated Marketing Communications
International Marketing Management
Social Media Marketing

Human Resource Management

Organisations: Structure, Process & Design
Legal Environment for Industrial Relations
Management of Organisational Behaviour & Developing Competencies
Personal Growth & Interpersonal Effectiveness
International Human Resource Management
Team Development & Leadership
Organisational Development
Knowledge Management
Compensation Management
Innovation Management
Business Ethics
Life Style Management
Quality Management

Semester III

Personal Wealth Management
Startup and Ecosystem

Semester IV

Management Control System
Cost and Management Audit
Strategic Financial Management
Infrastructure Financing
Wealth Management

M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)

The Masters in Organic Chemistry is a two years full time course spanned out into four semesters. Organic chemistry plays an essential role in a large number of chemical industries. The objectives of this programme are to provide students with an advanced knowledge of areas of organic chemistry. The course is designed to gain strong knowledge in Chemistry with practical applications of theory leading to research in Organic Chemistry and inter-disciplinary projects related to Chemistry.

M.Voc. Banking and Finance

Department of Commerce and Management aims to impart quality education in the field of commerce to young women who wish to foray into commercial ventures. The current scenario has opened up many opportunities. There is a growing demand for qualified human resources for the banking and finance sector in the coming years, on account of financial inclusion, expansion of the volume of business and large scale retirement of personnel. The banking and finance industry will require professionally equipped manpower with banking and finance knowledge and skills together with technology familiarity, customer orientation and hands-on application skills.

Graduates who have completed B. Voc. (Banking and Finance) or any equivalent/relevant degree program from a recognized university

M.Sc. Computer Science

The M.Sc. programme in Computer Science is designed to provide an insight into computing through advanced concepts, principles, strategies and skills supplemented with practical knowledge to effectively develop and work with a range of technologies to build systems and applications that help apply in real-time computing environments. The program combines strong fundamentals, projects, and team-oriented activities, leading to a holistic education.

• B.Sc. (Computer Science) or BCA with Mathematics as one of the subject and at least 50% aggregate marks of all optional subjects (throughout 3 years B.Sc. / BCA course), B.Sc. PCM with PG Diploma / Certificate in Computer Science of duration one year.

• The minimum requirement for SC / ST candidates are relaxed in accordance with University regulations.

M. Com

Candidates who have passed the three year B.Com./ B.B.A. degree examination of any University considered as equivalent thereto, provided they have obtained not less than 50% (45% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the aggregate in Commerce subjects.

M.Sc. Biological Sciences

The department of Biological Sciences offers M.Sc in Biological sciences that aims at Research skills for taking up challenges in solving complex biological problems. Develop into self-sustaining entrepreneurs with innovative approaches and initiatives. Obtain a multidisciplinary approach to life sciences and will be able to provide sustainable solutions to environmental and societal issues and provide Commitment to professional ethics.

B.Sc. graduates with at least 40% marks in the aggregate of all subjects and 50% marks in the aggregate of all optional subjects, with any three of the following subjects: Chemistry, Bio- Chemistry, Botany, Applied Botany, Zoology, Applied Zoology, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Applied Genetics and Sericulture, are eligible.

M.Sc. Mathematics

Mathematics, the queen of all sciences, plays a crucial role in understanding ideas and problems in real life, and leads the learner to become an expert at answering. Accordingly we inculcate critical thinking and logical reasoning to facilitate life-long learning as spelt out in the vision and mission of our department. We take pride in saying that we have transformed our curriculum from being purely classroom based instruction to experiential learning in the laboratories providing a launch pad to every student to enter the IT industry.

Graduates who have secured 40% marks in the aggregate of all subjects and at least 50% marks in Mathematics (cognate subject) at the degree level are eligible.

M.Sc. Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers a two-year full-time M.Sc. program in Psychology which prepares students for applications of psychological knowledge in Clinic/Organizations/ Industries/ Research setups. This course is offered to those students who wish to achieve expertise in the field by providing scientific knowledge, research competencies and practical skills and thereby enable students to attain professional expertise.

Minimum 50% aggregate in Bachelor's degree with psychology subject from a recognised board of India

• Students holding any other degree such as Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), BA Sociology, B.Sc. Home Science, B.A. Philosophy or B.Ed. with Psychology Papers.

• Candidate in the final year of their studies with 50% aggregate or above in all the semesters/years of undergraduate examination conducted

M.Sc Wellness Counselling

The Department of Psychology, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous offers a two-year full-time M.Sc. Course in Wellbeing Counselling as an advanced course aimed at skill and competence building among students to become professional counsellors from a holistic and interdisciplinary perspective. Keeping this in mind the course curricula have been framed to provide theoretical as well as practical training in a wide range of counselling specialisations/areas that would help students to be eligible to be employed as counsellors and mental health professionals in the fields of education, hospital and counselling centres as well as in public and private organizations in the capacity of a counsellor, trainer and as a facilitator of mental health and wellness. Students would also be equipped to prepare and fare well in competitive examinations conducted by UGC, NTA, ICSSR and other State and Central Civil Services Boards.

• Candidates who have passed the Undergraduate degree examination with 50% aggregate marks from any recognized University in India or abroad recognized by UGC / AIU are eligible to apply.

• Students appearing for their final degree examinations in March-June 2023 are also eligible to apply (Applicants who are in the last year of their studies should have secured 50% or above aggregate in all the Semesters I Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far).

M. Sc (Computer Science)