1. As soon as the applicant is notified that admission has been offered to her/him, the full fees of the first year become payable. Only then is the admission confirmed.
  2. All admissions are valid only for a year and are therefore to be renewed for the subsequent year of study.
  3. The Principal reserves the right to refuse admission to a student whose past academic record and conduct were considered unsatisfactory.
  4. While applying for admission to the M.A/M.Com Part I students should submit the following:

a) Copies of marksheets of Semester I to VI
b) Three recent Identity Card size photographs.
c) Two coloured photos : Size: 3.5cm x 2.5cm. (for the use of the University)
d) Students admitted on the basis of Provisional Statement of Eligibility,  have to submit a migration certificate in addition to the above.

Eligibility Rules for Admission to Semester I & II (in the First Year) M.A / M.Com  Course:  

  1. The Candidate must pass the Bachelor’s examination with a minimum of 50% marks in B.A/B.Com
  2. Admission is based on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
  3. Students passing B.A / B.Com examination conducted by other recognized universities should obtain eligibility certificate from Goa University.
  4. Selection of Candidates (For MA Psychology only)

a) Candidates must have a Bachelors Degree.
b) If the candidate is BA with 6 units in Psychology and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate, candidate will be
directly admitted to the Master’s Programme.
c) If the candidate is BA with 3 units in Psychology OR any other specialization OR BA in any other faculty,
an entrance test will be conducted for admission to the Master’s Programme.
d)The Common Entrance Test will be of 1 hour duration with multiple choice questions.

Part I – General Psychology (80 marks)
Part II – Counseling Psychology (20 marks)

M.A in Counselling Psychology

This course is designed in accordance with our motto and is affiliated to Goa University.

The Course objectives

      • To make students aware of the recent trends in Psychology.
      • To give students an experiential set-up to learn skills in counselling.
      • To become professional counselors and develop an integrative perspective in counseling.



Semester I

Code No.


PSY.C.101 Psychology: Historical Overview and Contemporary Approaches 4
PSY.C.102 Practicum: Experiments in Psychology 2
PSY.C.103 Principles of Psychological Measurement 4
PSY.C.104 Statistics in Psychology 6
PSY.C.105 Cognitive Processes 4
Total No. of Credits 20

Semester II

Code No.


PSY.C.201 Psychometric and Projective Testing 06
PSY.C.202 Practicum : Psychological Testing 02
PSY.C.203 Research Methodology 04
PSY.C.204 Cross Cultural Psychology 04


PSY.O.201 Basic Counseling Skills (In Lieu of 02 credits of Dissertation) 02
Total No. of Credits 16

Students will do voluntary work with any community/industry or corporate organization/ mental health agency/non-governmental organization at the end of the second semester during the summer holidays for a minimum period of 30 days, amounting to a minimum of 120 hours.

Semester III

Code No. Paper Credits
PSY.C.301 Environmental  Psychology 04
PSY.O.301 Specialization Practicum 06
PSY.O.303 Dissertation 04
PSY.O.304 Internship 02
PSY.O.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__ 6 Credits from any one of the optional courses to be opted for by the student (List of Optional Courses with their paper Codes attached) 06
Total No. of Credits 22

Semester IV

Code No. Paper Credits
PSY.O.303 Dissertation 04
PSY.O.302 Specialization Practicum 06
PSY.O.401 Optional Paper I-Counselling across the lifespan and addressing special groups 06
PSY.O.402 Optional Paper II-Interventions in Positive Psychology 06
PSY.O.403 Child emotional and behavioral problems and interventions 06
PSY.O.404 Optional Paper IV- Career Counselling and World of Work 06
PSY.O.405 Optional Paper V- Counseling Specific Population 06
PSY.O.406 Optional Paper VI- Couples Therapy 06

Note: Optional Courses will be offered subject to enrollment of the required number of students for the respective optional paper.

 * The Dissertation is an End Semester Assessment and hence has the same code across Semester III and Semester IV.

 ** The Dissertation is an Optional Course of 08 credits and hence if a student does not opt for the same, he/she will have to opt for two additional courses (One of 06 credits either in Semester III or Semester IV and the other 02 credit course in Basic Counseling Skills (PL.O.201) offered in Semester II)

This course is designed in accordance with our motto and is affiliated to Goa University.

The Course objectives

      • To make students aware of the recent trends in business.
      • To make the learning process enjoyable and foster a spirit of self-study.
      • To give students an experiential set up to gain a competitive edge in the business world.


Semester I

CO101-       Advanced Financial Management
CO102-       Business Statistics
CO103-       Capital Markets
CO104-       Computer Applications
CO105-       Managerial Accounting

Semester II

CO201-       Retail Marketing
CO202-       Insurance Management
CO203-       E-Commerce and its Applications
CO204-       Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
CO205-       Entrepreneurial Management

Summer Training 
At the end of 2nd semester, every student will have to undergo 1 month summer training to gain on the job experience in Commercial, Industrial Organizations/Finance & Investment companies, Professional firms like CAs Stock Brokers, Project Management consultants, small and medium enterprises in Goa or outside. At the end of the summer training the candidate will have to produce the certificate of experience for duration of one month to become eligible for admission to second year M.Com course.

Subject specialization preferred at M.Com Part II
 (Choose any one group)       

      • Accounting & Finance
      •  Business Management                                    

Semester III:       Accounting & Finance               
CO3A1- Strategic Materials Management
CO3A2- Financial Services
CO3A3- Direct Taxes
CO3A4- Advanced Cost Accounting
CO3A5- Corporate Accounting

Semester III:     Business Management     
CO3B1-      Human Resource Management
CO3B2-      Advanced Marketing Management
CO3B3-      International Business Environment
CO3B4-      Marketing Research
CO3B5-      Marketing of Services

Semester IV:             Accounting & Finance

CO4A1-International Financial Management
CO4A2- Derivatives Market
CO4A3- Cost Management
CO4A4- Indirect Taxes
CO4A5- Management of Mutual Funds

Semester IV:      Business Management

CO4B1- International Marketing
CO4B2- Advertising and Sales Management
CO4B3- Organisational Behaviour
CO4B4-  Travel and Tourism Management
CO4B5-  Hospitality Management

Work Schedule
The academic year is as follows:- (subject to change)



        There will be a break for Christmas in the Second Semester from 24th December to 1st January (both days inclusive).

Examination Fees (payable per semester)
(September & February)
(Rate of Fees as per University  Guidelines)

Duration: Two years.

Purpose: Goa, being one of the highly preferred global tourist destinations, it is necessary to cater to the gastronomic needs of the tourists through the hotels and restaurants; to know the nutritive value of the sea food and its preservation; changing consumer preferences, so value-added food is an emerging and a necessary  food industry; food technology as a career option is becoming more and more popular; plethora of innovations in the field of preservation and food engineering; changing urban life style has been making processed food more dependable by the day.

Educational and research institutions need the expertise of people holding an advanced degree in food science and technology; self-employment through establishing start up projects is an important area for the graduates of food technology; as a qualified food technologist, one can find umpteen opportunities in food processing multinational and national companies, research and development organizations; Government bodies and academic institution the world over; aims to meet the needs of graduate food technologists who will work as professionals in Government bodies and industries and also gives eligibility to  studies at the doctoral level.

Prerequisites: B.Sc. in the following subjects – Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Biotechnology, Food & Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics, Food Science & Technology, Food Technology, and Food Preservation & Processing with minimum 50% marks.

Credits: The Program consists of Courses with a total of 80 credits – Theory: 60 credits and Practical: 20 credits

Number of Semesters, Course distribution: The Program comprises 4 Semesters; each Semester has Courses equivalent of 20 credits.

Dissertation: Optional, with 08 credits in Semester III & IV to impart research training

Case studies / Field trips to institutes, industries/Report writing / Training in other University / Institute: to impart specialized practical training in specific areas of Food Technology.

Course structure:

Core Courses

Course Code and Title Credits Lecture(hrs) Practical(hrs)
Theory Courses      
FTCT-01 Food Biochemistry & Nutrition 3 45
FTCT-02 Food Microbiology 3 45
FTCT-03 Food Processing & Technology 3 45
FTCT-04 Food Safety, Quality System & Food Analysis 3 45
FTCT-05 Food Packaging Technology 3 45
FTCT06 Food Biotechnology 3 45
FTCT-07 Waste Management in Food Industry 3 45
FTCT-08 Food Engineering 3 45
FTCT-09 Statistics & Research Methodology 3 45
FTCT-10 Food Laws, Regulation & Management 3 45
Practical Courses
FTCP-01 Food Biochemistry & Microbiology 2 60
FTCP-02 Food Processing & Quality Management 3 90
FTCP-03 Food Biotechnology & Waste Management in Food Industry 3 90
FTCP-04 Food Engineering, Statistics & Research Methodology 2 60

Optional Courses

Course Code and Title Credits Lecture(hrs) Practical (hrs)
FTOT-01 Nutraceuticals & Health Foods 3 45
FTOP-01 Nutraceuticals & Health Foods 1 30
FTOT-02 Dietetics 3 45
FTOP-02 Dietetics 1 30
FTOT-03 Dairy Technology 3 45
FTOP-03 Dairy Technology 1 30
FTOT-04 Meat & Marine Food Technology 3 45
FTOP-04 Meat & Marine Food Technology 1 30
FTOT-05 Bakery & Confectionery Technology 3 45
FTOP-05 Bakery & Confectionery Technology 1 30
FTOT-06 Beverages Technology 3 45
FTOP-06 Beverages Technology 1 30
FTOT-07 Sensory Evaluation 1 15
FTOP-07 Sensory Evaluation 1 30
FTOT-08 Food Additives 1 15
FTOT-09 Agro Processing 3 45
FTOP-09 Agro Processing 1 30
FTOT-10 Entrepreneurship, Business Management & International Trade 3 45
FTOP-10 Entrepreneurship & Business Management 1 30
FTOT-11 Energy Conservation, Resource recovery, Auditing 3 45
FTOP-12 Visit to Industries / Institutes 2 60
FTOD-01 Dissertation 8

*Optional Theory Course must be opted for, in combination with the respective Practical Course.