Institute of Rural Management - Anand
Xavier Institute of Management - Bhubhaneswar
GB Pant Social Science Institute - Allahabad
Kalinga School of Rural Management - Bhubhaneswar
Tata Institute of Social Sciences - Mumbai
Xavier Institute of Social Sciences - Ranchi
Institute of Rural Research and Development - Gurgaon
XIDAS - Jabalpur
Amity School of Rural Management - Noida
Institute of Rural Management - Jaipur
Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management (https://www.irma.ac.in/article.php?menuid=18). This is approved by AICTE, National Board of Accreditation. The fees comes upto Rs 7 Lakhs, first year and 4.5 Lakhs in the second year. THe detailed breakdown is given in this pdf(https://www.irma.ac.in/pdf/fees_calendar/40.pdf). The college has scholarships, loans etc that you can check out from its website (https://www.irma.ac.in/article.php?menuid=76)
Tata institue of social sciences,TISS, has a MA in rural development and governance (https://admissions.tiss.edu › M.A. Programmes). Please check the school of rural development for the courses and campus. The fees comes to around 10.86 lakhs.
The GB Pant social science institute, offers a MBA in Rural management (http://www.gbpssi.in/Rcontentpage.php?pageid=19&cname=Course%20Curriculum). This course is approved by AICTE.
Jhusi, Allahabad – 211019, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA,
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If you can get into a job in any of the government rural development offices based on your bachleor's degree, then you can considerd distance education via IGNOU and similar universities.
Annamali University offers Masters, MA, M Phil and PhD in rural development. Please visit or contact the authorities for further detials
Dr. G. Vedanthadesikan
Centre for Rural Development
Tel: 91-4144-238 282 Ext.-346, 7368
IGNOU offers a MA in rural development, the fees is Rs 9000, after this you can consider Doctor of Philosophy in Rural Development (PHDRD) from IGNOU itself.
Whichever you choose, please check for UGC recoginition and then compare and contrast based on fees, campus infrastructure and placement percentages. For instance, you can check websites like this (https://collegedunia.com/management/rural-management-colleges?sort=rating&approved_by=AICTE,UGC) that give you a list of colleges recongised by AICTE and UGC Then you can visit each college wesbite and narrow down to one choice.