MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts
MIT – World Peace University is one of the top-notch universities in Pune committed to students' overall development. The university has been educating and guiding the youth for about four decades now. Promoting World Peace, the university has an extensive teaching methodology that focuses on academic development and mental peace by enrolling students into Yoga and Meditation Courses. MIT-WPU takes pride in ensuring its delivery of education according to the industry needs and developments in technology.
Apart from managerial and technology-driven programmes, MIT-WPU has created its niche in Liberal Arts. MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts focuses on creating an alliance between Arts, Economics, Literature, Psychology, Political Science and Leadership skills. It also emphasizes the development of problem-solving skills, analytical approach and research aptitude for life-long learning.
Why MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts?
School of Liberal Arts at MIT-WPU aims to educate, guide, and produce social sensitivity and ethical approaches to empower society at a global level. It focuses on the development of its students based on the contemporary requirements of the organization. The Programs under the School of Liberal Arts consist of exhaustive course baskets to choose from, so that the students can orient themselves academically according to their interests. The School of Liberal Arts connects the Learners to Academic and Industry Experts on one-to-one basis. Liberal Arts programmes facilitate in developing interdisciplinary perspective of the students towards the society and its social issues to resolve them efficiently. This goal is met through continually updated syllabus, continuous internal assessment, practical work, workshops, guest lectures, fieldwork, assignments, and various teaching-learning methods. An important part of the Programmes under the School of Liberal Arts include Rural and International Immersion Programs that ensure experiential learning in the students.
List of Undergraduate & Postgraduate Courses offered
BBA (Liberal Studies) Leadership
BA (Hons) English
BA (Hons) Political Science
BA (Hons) Psychology
BA Liberal Arts
MA English/Political Science/Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies)
MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts – Admission Process
The selection process at MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts for BBA (Liberal Arts) Leadership and MA English/ Political Sciences/ Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) is based on 3 Stages –
Stage 1 – Psychometric Assessment
The assessment is conducted to evaluate students' attitude and their inclination towards the subject of their interest.
Stage 2 – Statement of Purpose (SOP) (50 marks)
To evaluate candidates communication skills, documentation skills and rationale of the candidate.
Post successful completion of Stage 1 and 2,
Stage 3 – Group Discussion (50 marks)
To explore and evaluate candidate's critical thinking skills, analytical skills and knowledge of the subjects and domain.
Selection Criteria for BA Liberal Arts/ BA (Hons) English/Psychology/Political Science
- On Merit Basis of 10+2 / 12th / HSC or Equivalent Exam Aggregate Marks.
MIT-WPU School of Liberal Arts – Eligibility Criteria
Maharashtra State (MS) Candidature
- The candidate should be an Indian Nationality
- Passed 10+2 / 12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR) iii. Three Years Diploma Recognised by Government Competent Authority (OR) Passed its equivalent examination with 50% Marks in aggregate (45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only)
Other than Maharashtra (OMS) Candidature
- The candidate should be an Indian Nationality.
- Passed 10+2 / 12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR)
- Three Years Engineering Diploma Recognised by Government Competent Authority (OR) Passed its equivalent examination with 50% Marks in aggregate.
Foreign Nationals / NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries:
Passed 10+2 / 12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR) its equivalent examination in any stream with 50% marks in aggregate
* Direct admission will be provided to students applying under the International Category subject to eligibility criteria.
Why choose BBA (Liberal Studies) Leadership?
The programme offers a unique opportunity to students to earn their BBA degree with two specialisations, in Leadership Development and the other in an elective of their choice. This Elective can be chosen from three distinct domains, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences or Performing Arts.
Out of the two Specialisations offered, Specialisation I comprises ten compulsory courses on Leadership Development (service- solution based learning) such as Leadership and Ethics, Leading Teams Government and Governance Business, Government & Global Economy, Decision Making and others. Specialisation II offers a diverse range of options, out of which anyone can be chosen. The course of interest can be selected from among options comprising Humanities, Strategic Management, Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Economics, etc.
The student will study a combination of courses from General electives, Skill Enhancement Course, Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses and Cluster Electives and various interdisciplinary fields of study as per choice-based credit system. Experiential learning is the soul of this program and involves Rural Immersion Program, National Study Tour, International Immersion Program, Field Studies, Industry Visits and Internships.
For more information regarding the courses, you can download the brochure from the link below.