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  A Composite Graduate Programme  

— A branded programme by Government of India.
— Five papers in each semester.
— Certified at the end of each year.
— 55 hours of contact programme per semester.
— Equips to attempt Civil Service Examinations.

This is a three year course of study which leads to a Diploma in Human Resource Development. Being the first course of its kind in the country, it facilitates employment in Personnel or HR departments of organisations or even private practice in HRD. 

A three year course of study, which is equivalent to a graduate programme, BHRD, Basics in Human Resource Development, is a patented programme of CLHRD. It is registered with the Government of India as a composite graduate programme exclusively offered by CLHRD. Being the first course of its kind in the country, it facilitates employment in Personnel or HR departments of organisations or even private practice in HRD. The course has five papers in each of the six semesters. The student can do BHRD Primer (Certificate) which is a one year programme, or BHRD Senior (Diploma) which is a two year programme or BHRD Major (Award) which is a three year programme. Each paper has 28 hours of teaching and 28 hours of beyond-the-classroom assignments.

Towards achieving Personality Development, the BHRD student goes through the development of different areas of human resource through participatory conceptualization and experiential learning resulting in the development of her personality. To become an effective communicator, a BHRD student gets trained to speak English accurately, leading on to speaking from a platform. To develop competencies like communication, decision making, problem solving, analysing or empathising a BHRD student goes through repeated skill drills. To Becoming Employable, a BHRD student has to face thirty interviews in total, one per paper, through external resource persons and thus equips oneself for facing modern methods of recruitment processes. To attempt civil service examinations, any graduate should be willing to attempt civil service examinations, a BHRD student studies papers like general awareness that empowers the student with the necessary competence for attempting civil service examinations.

BHRD is offered in a regular mode where a student attends classes along with the university degree course that she is undergoing. Also, BHRD is offered on a camp mode where the regular classes are conducted during holidays or during a semester break.

CLHRD admits only twenty five students per batch for purposes of giving individual attention. Admissions are based on PUC marks, entrance tests and interviews. An HR practitioner faculty uses interactive teaching methodologies. There is a specialised HRD library. Corporates, NGOs, Guest faculty from Corporational fields engages classes on a weekly basis. College offers innovative training and developmental activities for developing personal effectiveness.

The Teachers and Teaching Methods

The teachers go through an intense training in human resource development consequent to their appointment and a unique feature of the college is that the teachers themselves are practitioners of their craft - they conduct HRD training programmes in other institutions and companies. The students thus get an apprenticeship under the teachers who are skilled practitioners of human resource development. In addition, the subjects taught are those which have been researched on by the AIM INSIGHTS group for the last twenty-five years. More importantly, the teaching methods and training offered, both interactive in their strategies, as well as projects undertaken, enable a student to pass out of the institution with strong self-esteem. Also, the belief of the institution that professional competence cannot be effectively offered in a large group ensures that the strength of every class is limited to twenty-five. The advantages of such a powerful teacher – student ratio are, of course, manifold.

Unique Subjects

Introduction of subjects such as General Knowledge, Individual Development, projects spread over trimesters and summer apprenticeship programmes, improve the competence of the student not only for professional employment, but also for private practice. The General Knowledge papers are included with the specific intention of helping the student attempt the civil services and other competitive examinations.


I           Semester

1.         Processes of Educating, Learning and Evolving

2.         Areas of Human Resource and Virtual Presences

3.         Effective Language for Communication

4.         Relevance of Art and Literature

5.         Personal and Interpersonal Advancement


II         Semester

1.         Cognitive Resource and Scientific Approach

2.         Dynamics of Human Performance

3.         Structure and Systems of Intellectual Assemblies

4.         Relevance of Science and Technology

5.         Managerial and Organisational Advancement


III        Semester

1.         Philosophy, Faith and Humanism

2.         Human Resource Research and Development

3.         Technical and Creative Communication

4.         Indian Political and Administrative Systems

5.         Professional Advancement and Self-actualisation

IV        Semester

1.         Self, Values and Influence Processes

2.         Panetics, Amelioration and Civilised Living

3.         Human Resource Development Project

4.         Dissertation - Concept

5.         Field Study - Education


V         Semester

1.         Personality and Leadership Development

2.         Human Rights and Human Development

3.         NGOs and Social Influence Processes

4.         Competitive Examinations and Recruitment Processes

5.         Learning and Development Project - General


VI        Semester

1.         Trends in Human Resource Development

2.         Mobilisation and Management of Human Resource

3.         Significance of Corporate Human Resource

4.         Dissertation - People

5.         Learning and Development Project - Specific


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