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Centre for Women's Studies

Centre for Women's Studies



WELCOME TO CENTRE FOR WOMEN'S STUDIES


Brief History:

  • 2002- The Centre for Women's Studies, AMU established.

  • 2008- Upgradation of Centre directly from Phase I to Phase III by UGC.

  • 2012- Assigned the status of "Advanced Centre" by UGC in its XII plan .

Milestones:

  • 2004-05 : Women's studies accepted as a subsidiary subject at undergraduate level in faculty of Social Sciences.

  • 2007-08 : Ph.D./M.Phil programme introduced.
  • 2011-12 : Master's Course in Women's Studies Started. Reading materials compiled in English and Hindi, made available free of cost to every student.

  • 2013-14 : Undergraduate course in Women's Studies started.

Infrastructure:

Name

Number

Special Features

Office

1

Class room

5

Conference Room

1

Capacity 80.

Equipped with 12 micro mikes

Seminar Library

1

3000 books.

Subscription to 10 journals and 9 periodicals

Study Room Research Scholars

1

Operational computers, printers, unlimited internet access.

Computer Lab

1

5 desktop +1 laptop.

Access to high speed broadband internet service.


·        Facility of a photocopying machine, fax facility and desktop printing (including color).

·   Power point projector for presentations in seminars and for screening of women issues oriented films and slides.

·   Availability of electronic spiral bonding and lamination facilities.

  • Renovation of the Centre (2013-14): Two additional class rooms, extension of library, one renovated office and renewal of the Director's room.