From BTech in climate change to BA in tribal management, here’s a list of 30 new courses

Not just IITs, new universities too have framed a range of specialised BTech, BA, BSc and MBA courses, or recast existing ones.

From BTech in climate change to BA in tribal management, here’s a list of 30 new courses Apart from IITs, NITs, IISER, new universities have also been introducing new courses (source: Shutterstock)
Atul Krishna | Jul 21, 2022 - 1:33 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: From B.Tech in climate change and medical genetics to BA in human rights and tribal management, new universities, both public and private, have come up with a wide array of new and specialised programmes that equip youth to face contemporary challenges. Some have added specialisation to existing programmes while others have offered new programmes with interdisciplinary aspects.

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Over the years, new Institutions of National Importance such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), National Institutes of Technology (NIT) have been churning out various new courses and new disciplines. Several new universities, public and private, have also kept pace
with them.

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Here are a few non-traditional courses that you can pursue from some of the new universities. In two instances, details of the course were not available online and institutions could not be contacted.


Courses

Universities

Duration

Eligibility

Course description

BBA in insurance and risk management

Chandigarh University

3 years

Class 12 with 50% marks in aggregate or its equivalent in any stream

Intended to develop a workforce in the insurance sector, the course covers general management modules along with domain specialisation in insurance and risk management

B.Tech in nanotechnology

Shoolini University

4 years

Class 12 with any of these subjects — physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, electronics, information technology, biology, informatics practices, biotechnology, technical vocational subject, agriculture, engineering graphics, business studies, entrepreneurship – and minimum 60% marks

The course provides an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological principles underlying nanoscience and nanotechnology. It develops skills on the synthesis of nanomaterials and fabrication of micro and nano-structures, provides knowledge of advanced nanoscale characterisation techniques and develops analytical abilities

B.Des in humanising technology

SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

4 years

Class 12 in any stream with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

The programme includes a two-year foundation, followed by focus on designing cognitive and behaviour science-based product experiences with emergent technologies such as Internet of things (IOT), Virtual Reality (VR), in the third year and applying the learnings in a professional setting in the fourth year

B.Sc in cosmeticology and perfumery

SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

3 years

Class 12 science or diploma in chemical engineering or pharmacy or ITI courses in hair and skin care or cosmetics with minimum 50% aggregate marks

The course mainly focuses on cosmeceutics, advances in cosmetic product development, pharmacology, perfume chemistry, learning of analytical techniques used in cosmetic and perfume industries and more. Students can gain hands-on experience in the field while doing internships in industries/research institutes/health sectors etc.

B.Sc in medical genetics

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent with physics, chemistry and biology

The programme will expose students to advanced concepts in genetics. It will provide the students exposure to the hospital set-up and analysis of patient samples to identify genetic disorders

BBA in forex management

Chandigarh University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent in any stream

It is a dedicated & custom-designed program that renders insight into the market, structure and mechanisms of the foreign exchange market.

BA (Hons) built enviornment studies

World University of Design, Jindal Global University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent examination in any stream

This programme is for students interested in building and maintaining cities, towns, infrastructure and communities from a humanistic and social-scientific background. Students will learn about the fundamentals of design, infrastructure and communities in addition to learning law, policy, environmental issues, economics, technology, sustainability and ecology

BBA in capital market

Sarala Birla University

3 years

Minimum 50% (45% in case of SC, ST students) Class 12 with English as a subject

The course will help students enter the world of stocks, shares, and learn about creating wealth and managing portfolios on behalf of clients

B.Sc in perfusion technology

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent with physics, chemistry and biology

The course covers the concepts of perfusion and its changes, supporting methods during cardiac surgeries. They get trained in assessment and monitoring of patients during and after cardiac surgery, and maintenance of equipment and devices

B.Tech in climate change

Anant National University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent with at least three of these subjects – computer sciences, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology

This is a specialised engineering programme for innovating in climate technologies

B.Sc (Hons) in decision science

RV University, Vidyashilp University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent with a minimum 60% aggregate in science stream

The programme is in collaboration with Mu Sigma, a global leader in decision sciences, big data and analytics. It is apprenticeship-based and interdisciplinary.


BA. (Hons) in global affairs, global studies

Jindal Global University, Ambedkar University Delhi

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent

This teaches how to systematically apply methodological research and analysis to historically contextualise contemporary global events. It develops critical thinking, practical and linguistic skills, and research aptitude

BA (Hons) in human rights

Jindal Global University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent with a minimum of 45% marks and the JSAT-Law Admission Test

The course uses historical and analytical approaches, deconstructive techniques, and critical methods for larger engagement with human rights

B.Des (Hons) in defence design

Karnavati University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent

Covers design of defence-related products, equipment, systems, and strategies employed by armed forces. The honours programme includes both practical and theoretical components

BA in sustainable urbanism

Ambedkar University Delhi

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent with at least 50% marks

The course aims to build an interdisciplinary understanding of the growth and planning of cities in a variety of urban ecosystems

B.Tech in biological systems engineering

Plaksha University

4 years

Class 12 science or equivalent

The course combines biology, computing and engineering to tackle some of the greatest challenges for human and planetary health

BBA-MBA with forensic accounting and fraud investigation /

financial management / business intelligence

National Forensic Sciences University Gandhinagar, Delhi

5 years

Class 12 or equivalent with minimum 60%

The course familiarises students with forensic accounting and fraud investigation at an early stage; equips them with skills on both technical and managerial sides

BA in law and politics

Ambedkar University, Delhi

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks

The course introduces students to the dynamism of the legal and political field. It will analyse the entanglement of law and politics

B.Tech in facilities and services planning

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Dr YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent with mathematics, physics, chemistry

An interdisciplinary course, it addresses design, planning, and maintenance of residential, commercial or institutional buildings. Subjects include the study of HVAC, electric power, firefighting, plumbing and lighting systems


BA in security management

Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Rashtriya Raksha University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent with minimum 50%

Security management refers to the operation of organisations involved in the protection of retail assets, property, and other valuables. The course will involve the study of physical and computer security and risk management

Bachelor In defense and strategic studies

Rashtriya Raksha University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent

The course enhances understanding of security-related challenges and the strategies to counter the challenges

B.Tech in fisheries engineering

Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University

4 years

Class 12 or equivalent with mathematics, physics, chemistry

Covers construction of hi-tech aquaculture farms, multiplication and nucleus breeding centres, hatcheries and fish farm structure for efficient use of resources, coastal engineering management and refrigeration engineering

B.Sc in sports biomechanics and kinesiology

Tamil Nadu Physical Education And Sports University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent examination with maths, physics , biology, computer science, chemistry, statistics

Not available

BA in international legal and security studies

Rashtriya Raksha University

3 years

Class 12 or equivalent

Students will learn about the global legal system, contemporary international security threats, global diplomacy, international criminal laws and dispute settling mechanisms

MA in history with weightage on heritage studies

Majuli University of Culture, Assam

2 years

Undergraduation from any recognised university

Not available

MA-JMC in social media and online journalism

Haridev Joshi University

2 years

Graduation from any recognised university

The course aims to equip students with skills required to work for new digital media platforms

MA or M.Sc in applied crimonology

Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice

2 years

Graduation in any discipline

The course allows students to apply their knowledge of criminology in various fields including police services, security management and human rights

MA in police administration and strategic management

Rashtriya Raksha University

2 years

Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks

The course emphasises on law and order administration and management at the central, state, range, district and sub-district levels in rural and urban areas

MBA in rural and tribal management

Karnataka Jaanapada Vishwavidyalaya

2 years

Three or four-year degree

Students will learn about the Indian rural economy, business management, institutions for rural and tribal development and traditional knowledge management

MBA in strategy and consulting

UPES

2 years

Valid 50 percentile and above CAT or XAT score; minimum 400 in GMAT; or minimum 120 in NMAT

This degree trains students for advisory roles in strategic management, both in-house and as part of global consulting firms. The MBA in Strategy and Consulting targets students interested in becoming strategy experts and consultants



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