Circulars

New-icon Nominations called for the 4th Dr A B Joshi Memorial Award in the field of Agricultural Research and Education for biennial 2017-18 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon Nominations called for the XVIII Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientist in the field of Agricultural Sciences for 2017 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon Nominations called for the XX Sukumar Basu Memorial Award for biennial 2015-16 by IARI, New Delhi
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New-icon National Conference on "Agri NANOM - 2017 - Emerging Trends in Agri Nano Technology 2017" during November 2nd and 3rd 2017 at RARS, Tirupati
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New-icon Proformae for Annual Report 2016-17
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New-icon Employee Data Proformae & Memo
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New-icon Budget Estimates for the year 2017-18
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New-icon Fulbright-Nehru, other Fulbright, and Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship programs for study, research, teaching and professional development in the U.S. APPLY NOW! For details CLICK HERE
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The Alumni Agricultural Graduates Trust for College Development at Agricultural College, Bapatla

Exams / Results / Admissions

New-icon Spot Counseling for Private Agril / Horti. Colleges on 08-11-2017
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New-icon Third counselling for admission into U.G. Courses of ANGRAU,SVVU & Dr.YSRHU and Private Agril. / Horti. Colleges for 2017-18
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New-icon Second combined counselling for SC category, Counselling for PH/ Sports quota and for AGRICET Ranks 2017
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New-icon First Year B.Sc (Hons) Agril. - Registration and Commencement of classes
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New-icon Combined Admission Notification for BiPC stream UG courses in ANGRAU, SVVU and Dr.YSRHU for 2017-18
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New-icon Procedure to obtain the Original Degree Certificate in UG Programmes

Interviews / Jobs

New-icon Walk-in-Interview for the post of One Senior Research Fellow (SRF) to work in NICRA Project at KVK Amadalavalasa on 21.11.2017
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview for one Women Physical Director on full time contract basis for Dept. of Physical Education at S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati
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New-icon Recruitment of SRF for Agricultural Market Intelligence Project at the Institute of Agribusiness Management, Tirupati
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New-icon Advertisement for the Posts of University Officers
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New-icon AICRP on PHET - Notification for the recruitment of Research Associate on consolidated pay basis - Walk - in - Interview on 02.11.2017 at the office of the Associate Director of Research, RARS, Anakapalle
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New-icon Walk-in-Interview - Appointment of Teaching Associates on temporary basis at College of Home Science, Guntur on 21.10.2017

Tenders / Quotations

New-icon Engg. Wing - Tender Notices
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Human Development & Family Studies:

Staff Profile:

T. R. RAYALU Ph. D. (HDFS)
K. MAYURI M. Sc. (HDFS) M. Phil & Ph. D. (HDFS)
M. SARADA DEVI M. Sc. (HDFS) Ph. D. (HDFS)
RATNA KUMARI SURAPANENI M. Sc. (HDFS) Ph. D. (HDFS)
NASREEN BANU Ph. D. (HDFS)
UMA DEVI LINGAREDDY M. Sc. (CD) Ph. D. (HDFS)
CHITTOOR RATNA PRABHA M. Sc. (HDFS) M. Phil (HDFS)
T. S. NAGAMANI M. Sc. (CD)

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The Mandate:

The mandate of the department is to understand the critical issues in life span development, factors influencing development and maintaining harmonious human relationships in various ecological settings by understanding psychological aspects of human behavior. It promotes understanding the exceptionalities in human development and facilitates in developing intervention strategies.

Laboratories :

The following labs are maintained to offer skill based training to candidates of all academic programmes and certificate courses.

  • Creche
  • Laboratory
  • Nursery school
  • LKG UKG Extended day care centre
  • Counseling Center
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Children of lab nursery school participating in annual day celebrations

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Undergraduate Programme:

The professional elective offered is organization and Management of Early childhood Programmes focusing on skill based training in the management of preschools and children's institutions.

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The UG programme covers the following areas of study

  • Management of ECE programmes
  • Curriculum and material development for ECE programmes
  • Developmental assessment and Intervention programmes
  • Infant stimulation programmes
  • Policies and programmes for young children
  • Monitoring and Management of children's institutions
  • Management of children with special needs
  • Child guidance and parent counseling
  • Rural Home science work experience programme
  • Internship
UG students practical class in lab nursery school

Career Opportunities

  • Child development associates
  • Child care professionals
  • Developmental specialists
  • Intervention specialists
  • Programme executives in developmental projects
  • Research assistants for research projects
  • ICDS project personnel
  • Managers of ECE centres

UG Diploma in Preschool Management

Due to increase in women's education and employment the demand for early childhood care and education (ECCE) centers are increasing day by day both in rural and urban areas. But unfortunately the existing centers are following primary school curriculum. Most of the teachers employed are neither trained nor competent to organize ECCE curriculum for the optimum development of children. The programme consists of the following.

  • Approaches to early childhood education
  • Curriculum for early childhood education
  • Management of children with special needs
  • Material development for ECCE programmes
  • Organization and management of ECCE programmes
  • Monitoring and evaluation of ECCE programmes
  • Implant training in ECCE institutions
  • Project

Career opportunities:

Pre primary and primary school teachers in government and private schools.
Pre primary and primary school teachers in integrated schools for special children.
Child care providers

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Post Graduate Programme:

M. Sc (Child Guidance and Family counseling)

The master's degree curriculum was revised based on the growing need for child care professionals, developmental specialists and child and family counsellors. The objective of the programme is to train the students as development specialists, child and family counsellors and as resource persons in managing programmes for normal and special children. The courses are

  • Lifespan Human Development
  • Childhood Assessment
  • Research methods in Human Development and Family Studies
  • Child Guidance and Family Counseling
  • Gender issues in Human Development
  • Principles and strategies in developmental intervention.

Ph. D (Human development & Family Studies)

The Ph. D curriculum aims at imparting in-depth knowledge and skill in

  • Trends and issues in human development
  • Psychological assessment
  • Child guidance and family counseling
  • Gender studies
  • Women and family studies
  • Management of special children through early intervention

Career opportunities for PG students

  • Developmental specialists
  • Counselors in schools, Hospitals, Family counselling units and child Guidance Clinics
  • Welfares officers in children's institutions and juvenile homes
  • Consultants for child development programmes
  • Project officers for research schemes
  • Programme officers for child welfare schemes
  • Teaching and research personnel

The focus of research is in the areas of

  • Developmental issues
  • Family dynamics
  • Women's issues
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Certificate courses

The department offers certificate courses to provide career opportunities to out of school youth and housewives. These courses provide training to those candidates who are aiming at acquiring a specific skill in a short duration. The following courses are being of

Course Duration
Pre primary teacher training 6 Weeks
Counselling skills 10 Days
Educational materials for young children 10 Days
Infant stimulation 4 Weeks
Management of daycare centres 4 Weeks

Linkages

The Dept. has strong linkages with state govt, national and international organizations like UNICEF, DPEP (Department of education, Government of Andhra Pradesh),Department of women development and child welfare, Andhra Mahila Sabha, CARE, Board of Intermediate Education, State Agricultural Universities in the country , Traditional Universities in the state, SCERT and NIPCCD.

Consultancy services

The department has consultants for establishing creches and preschools, children's assessment and guidance, child and family counsellling units, revision of curriculum for teacher training and vocational education.

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