Three-year degree course of Bachelor of Social Science is made available by Gujarat Vidhyapeeth, Ahmedabad at its Randeja Centre in Gandhinagar district for girls and at Sadra Centre of Gandhinagar district for boys which has commenced since 2010 on semester and credit based system. This course is designed in consonance with the basic object of Gujarat Vidhyapeeth which is essential in this age and useful in routine life where it is intended to impart training to the students on various qualities of life including language skill, leadership, dissemination of information, planning, technology and implementation of various development projects for rural society.
Since 2010, new courses of Rural Development, Rural Economics and Social Science are started at Randheja and at Sadara, the new courses started are in Rural Economics, Social Science. Objective for starting these new courses is to mainly make available trained workers to meet with increasing requirement of voluntary, semi-government or government organizations engaged in rural development work and for small industries or cooperative institutes functioning at village, taluka or district level. It also helps creation of self-employments.
|Name of course||Bachelor of Social Science (Samajvidhya Visharad)|
|Duration||Three years (six semesters) Graduate level course.|
|Medium of study||Gujarati and Hindi|
|Social Science||History, Sociology and Rural Economics, Home Science, Rural Development.|
|Admission Form||Available at Ahmedabd, Sadra and Randheja in May-June.|
|Eligibility||H.S.C. (Standard-12) from any stream with 40% or more marks. Admission to be granted on the basis of entrance test based on Gandhian ideology and general knowledge, in addition to marks obtained in Standard-12.|
|Number of seats||125 students|
|Scholarship||Merit-based loan-scholarship is available for the students securing more than 60% marks. Scholarship available to the S.C./S.T. students as per government norms.|