Department of Human Consciousness & Yogic Sciences

Address:

Chairman

Department of Human Consciousness & Yogic Sciences

Mangalore University

Mangalagangotri - 574 199.

Phone: +91-824-2287435(O); +91-9448241005(M)

E-mail: scienceyoga@rediffmail.com; yogicscience@mangaloreuniversity.ac.in; drkrisharma@rediffmail.com

Course Details:

Yoga is a unique contribution to the world from our ancient culture. It is a universal and evolutionary science that deals with philosophical as well as practical aspects of life. Yogic Sciences teach to lead a tensionless life with respect to body, mind and soul trinity taking into cognizance also the environment around. In the modern days the technique of yogic sciences are extremely useful in therapy and stress management and helps to lead a healthy, intellectual and blissful life.

Yoga was one of the most important subjects of study in our ancient schools of learning. In the present day life which is associated with full of stress and strain causing a number of psycho somatic diseases, yogic sciences occupy a special significance. Realizing this, Mangalore University has started the programme, for the first time in the country with an objective to train the young students in this important area. The course will provide new avenues to the students to learn, practice and propagate the techniques of this ancient science.

Two specializations have been introduced from 2008-09 onwards viz., A) Yoga Therapy B) Yoga Spirituality

Theory and practical aspects of the course would be taught by well qualified and experienced teachers. Arrangements would be made for the students to do the project work of the course at different yoga centers to provide a better practical exposure.

Laboratory:

To evaluate scientifically the facts and truths of Yoga and further to develop the understanding of Yoga as well as its applications, the University has setup a Laboratory with the financial assistance from various Government and non Government organizations.

Yoga Therapy Centre:

The Yoga Therapy Centre provides treatments for disorders like Gastritis, Spondylosis, Spondylitis, Arthritis, Backpain, Constipation, Piles, Headache, Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Bronchial Asthma and such other Chronic diseases. Apart from this interested persons can learn Yogic Practices too, here. M.Sc. students get training in Yoga Therapy in this centre.

Course Intake Duration Eligibility
M.Sc. Yogic Science 20+3+12 4 Semesters (2 years) Candidates who have passed any Bachelor Degree or Post graduate Degree/Diploma examination of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in aggregate including languages and Group III subjects. Candidates holding Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga with pass class at the Undergraduate level are also eligible for the programme.
P.G. Diploma in Yogic Science 16+3+10 2 Semesters (1 years) Only those candidates who have passed any Bachelors Degree examination or an examination recognized by the University as equivalent will be eligible for the Post Graduation Diploma course and examination. Minimum marks 45% (in case of SC/ST 40% are eligible to apply). Selection on the basis of merit and according to the Government’s reservation policy existing at that time.
Ph.D. As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four years and maximum five/six years for full time and part-time research respectively. A candidate who has obtained a Master Degree from any University in the State or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto securing not less than 55% marks in aggregate as a whole shall be eligible to register for the Ph.D. Degree Programme. However, in the case of SC/ST and the category-I candidates, the minimum marks required shall be 50%.
Certificate Course In Yogic Science Programme - Three months Only those candidates who have passed Xth Class examination or its equivalent will be eligible for the certificate course and examination. Selection on the basis of merit and according to the Government’s reservation policy existing at that time.
Introductory Course in Yogic Science – I - One Month A candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the whole examination in all papers at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.
Introductory Course in Yogic Science – II (Advanced) - One Month A candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the whole examination in all papers at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.

M.Sc. Yogic Science programme:

Eligibility Certificate:

Candidate who have obtained a degree from any other Universities outside Karnataka State have to produce an "Eligibility Certificate" issued by the Registrar, Mangalore University, at the time of admission. Application for the eligibility certificate has to be made preferably prior to admission.

Intake (may vary):

  1. General Category: 20
  2. Payment Category: 12
  3. Over and above the Intake, three extra seats are reserved as follows:
    1. Defence Personnel/Ex-Serviceman: 1
    2. Defence Personnel/Ex-Serviceman: 1
    3. NCC/NSS/Sports Persons: 1

Mode of Selection:

Selection of candidates shall be on merit-cum-reservation on the basis of 50:50 weightage for marks in the entrance and qualifying examinations.

Penalty for False and Incorrect Statement:

Wherever the candidate or his/her parent or guardian furnishes false or incorrect statement in an application, or wherever the affidavit filed by him/her or the certificates furnished by him/her contains false or incorrect statement such an application shall be rejected and his/her admission shall stand cancelled.

Migration Certificate/Transfer Certificate:

Candidates admitted to the M.Sc. course will have to produce a migration certificate /Transfer Certificate issued by the University/College where they last studied.

Duration of the Programme:

The duration of M Sc. in Yogic Science programme shall extend over 4 semesters (two academic years) of 18 weeks each including instructions and examinations.

Educational Tour:

A study tour is conducted every year for the benefit of the students, where they visit different Yoga Therapy Centers and Educational Institutions all over India.

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction shall be English.

Hours of Instruction per Week:

There shall be 24-30 hours of instructions per week in subjects without practicals/field work and 28-34 hours of instructions per week in subjects with practicals/field work. These hours may be distributed for lectures, seminars, tutorials, practicals, project work and other modes of instruction which individuals courses may demand.

Attendance:

Each paper (theory/practical) shall be treated as an independent unit for the purpose of attendance. A student shall attend a minimum of 75% of the total instruction hours in a paper (theory/practical) including tutorials and seminars in each semester. There shall be no provision for condonation of shortage of attendance and a student who fails to secure 75% attendance in a paper shall required to repeat that semester.

Scheme of examination :

There shall be examinations at the end of each semester ordinarily during November/December for odd semesters and during April/May for even semesters.

The details of schemes of examinations in various subjects are given below.

There will be two specializations for the final years (IIIrd &IVth semester) viz, A) Yoga therapy or B) Yoga spirituality

Semester Paper Instruction hours/week Dur. of Exam (hrs) Marks Credits
IA Exam Total
I/II/III 4 Theory papers 4*4 4*3 4*30 4*70 4*100 4*4
2 Practicals 2*8 2*4 2*30 2*70 2*100 2*4
Seminar 1 - 25 - 25 1
Semester Total 25
IV 2 Theory papers 2*4 2*3 2*30 2*70 2*100 2*4
1 Practical 1*8 1*4 1*30 1*70 1*100 1*4
Seminar 1 - 25 - 25 1
Project work - (IA + Dissertation: 60+140=200 Marks) (16 Hrs. of Project work per week) 8
Viva 100 Marks 4
Semester Total 25
Grand Total 100

Post Graduate Diploma in Yogic Sciences:

Eligibility Certificate:

Candidate who have obtained a degree from any other University outside Karnataka State have to produce an "Eligibility Certificate" issued by the Registrar, Mangalore University, at the time of admission. Application for the eligibility certificate has to be made preferably prior of admission.

Mode of Selection:

Selection of candidates shall be on merit, based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examinations.

Penalty for False and Incorrect Statement:

Where the candidate or his/her parent or guardian furnishes false or incorrect statement in an application, or where the affidavit filed by him/her or the certificates furnished by him/her contains and his/her admission shall stand cancelled

Migration Certificate/Transfer Certificate :

Candidates admitted to the M.Sc. course will have to produce a Migration Certificate/Transfer Certificate issued by the University/College where they last studied.

Duration:

One year

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be in English/Kannada.

Attendance:

A candidate shall be considered to have satisfied the requirement of attendance for the programme if he/she attends not less that 85% of the classes actually held in each subject computed for theory and practicals wherever there is practicals. However, shortage of attendance upto 70% may be condoned by the University on payment of prescribed condonation fee and if fulfils other requirements for condonation of shortage of attendance.

A candidate who does not satisfy the requirement of attendance shall not be permitted to take the examination and he/she shall repeat the programme in a subsequent year.

Hours of Instruction and scheme of Examinations:

There shall be examination in the month of April/May. The details of hour of instruction and the scheme of examination shall be as stated follow.

Paper Instruction (Hours per Week) Duration of examination (Hours) Marks for Final Exam Marks for Internal Exam Total Marks
Paper I 4 3 80 20 100
Paper II 4 3 80 20 100
Paper III 4 3 80 20 100
Paper IV 4 3 80 20 100
Paper V 6 4 80 20 100
Paper VI 6 4 80 20 100
Total 600

Internal assessment:

Registration for Examinations

A candidate shall register for the University Examination at the stipulated date laid down by the University.

Minimum percentage of marks for passing the Examinations:

No candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the examination in all papers at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.

Percentage of Marks for declaring class:

Class and distinction shall be declared at the end of each examination on the following basis.

Distinction: 75% and above

First Class: 70% and above but less than 75%

Pass and Second Class: 50% and above but less than 70%

Rejection of Results

Improvement of Results :

Certificate Course In Yogic Science Programme:

Title:

The Programme shall be called "Certificate Course In Yogic Science"

Eligibility for Admission:

Only those candidates who have passed Xth Class examination or its equivalent will be eligible for the certificate course and examination. Selection on the basis of merit and according to the Government’s reservation policy existing at that time.

Duration:

Three months.

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be in English.

Attendance:

A candidate shall be considered to have satisfied the requirement of attendance for the programme if he/she attends not less than 85% of the classes actually held in each subject computed for theory and practicals where ever there is practicals. However, shortage of attendance upto 70% may be condoned by the University on payment of prescribed condonation fee and if fulfils other requirements for condonation of shortage of attendance.

A candidate who does not satisfy the requirement of attendance shall not be permitted to take the Examination and he/she shall repeat the programme in a subsequent year.

Hours of Instruction and scheme of Examinations:

There shall be examination in the month of April/May – November/December. The details of hour of instruction and the scheme of examination shall be as stated follow.

Paper Instruction (Hours per Week) Duration of examination (Hours) Marks for Final Exam Marks for Internal Exam Total Marks
Paper I 30 3 75 25 100
Paper II 30 3 75 25 100
Paper III 30 3 75 25 100
Paper IV 30 3 75 25 100
Total 400

Internal assessment:

Registration for Examinations:

A Candidate shall register for the University Examination at the stipulated date laid down by the University.

Minimum percentage of marks for passing the Examination:

No candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the whole examination at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.

Percentage of Marks for declaring class:

Class and distinction shall be declared at the end of each examination on the following basis.

Distinction: 75% and above

First Class: 70% and above but less than 75%

Pass and Second Class: 50% and above but less than 70%

There shall be no ranking.

Rejection /Reappearance and improvement :

Penalty for False and incorrect Statement

Wherever the candidate or his/her parent or guardian furnishes false or incorrect statement in an application or wherever the affidavit filled by him/her or the certificates furnished by him/her contains false or incorrect statements such an application shall be rejected and his/her admission shall stand cancelled.

Introductory Course In Yogic Science - I

Title:

The Programme shall be called "Introductory Course In Yogic Science-I ".

Eligibility for Admission:

Any interested person with a minimum age of 18 years is eligible for the "Introductory Course In Yogic Science- I" .

Duration:

One month including the examinations.

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be in English/Kannada.

Attendance:

85% attendance both in theory and practical classes will be compulsory.

Hours of Instruction and scheme of Examinations:

The details of hour of instruction and the scheme of examination shall be as stated as follows.

Paper Instruction (Hours) Duration of examination (Hours) Marks for Final Exam Total Marks
Paper I 30 hours theory 2 100 100
Paper II 30 hours practical 2 100 100
Total Marks 200

Internal assessment:

Registration for Examinations:

A Candidate shall register for the University Examination at the stipulated date laid down by the University.

Minimum percentage of marks for passing the Examination:

No candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the whole examination in all papers at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.

Percentage of Marks for declaring class:

Class and distinction shall be declared at the end of each examination on the following basis.

Distinction 75% and above

First Class 70% and above but less than 75%

Pass and Second Class 50% and above but less than 70%

There shall be no ranking.

Rejection /Reappearance and improvement:

Penalty for False and incorrect Statement:

Wherever the candidate or his/her parent or guardian furnishes false or incorrect statement in an application or where the affidavit filled by him/her or the certificates furnished by him/her contains false or incorrect statements such an application shall be rejected and his/her admission shall stand cancelled.

Introductory Course In Yogic Science - II (Advanced)

Title:

The Programme shall be called "Introductory Course In Yogic Science- II ".

Eligibility for Admission:

Any interested person with a minimum age of 18 years is eligible for the "Introductory Course In Yogic Science- II".

Duration:

One month including the examinations.

Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be in English/Kannada.

Attendance:

85% attendance both in theory and practical classes will be compulsory.

Hours of Instruction and scheme of Examinations:

The details of hour of instruction and the scheme of examination shall be as stated as follows.

Paper Instruction (Hours) Duration of examination (Hours) Marks for Final Exam Total Marks
Paper I 15 hours theory 2 100 100
Paper II 30 hours practical 2 100 100
Total Marks 200

Internal assessment:

Registration for Examinations:

A Candidate shall register for the University Examination at the stipulated date laid down by the University.

Minimum percentage of marks for passing the Examination:

No candidate shall be declared to have passed each examination unless he/she obtains not less than 40% marks each in written and practical examination and 50% marks in the aggregate in the written examination and internal assessment put together in each paper. A candidate who fails in any paper shall take the whole examination in all papers at any subsequent examination. There shall be no minimum marks for a pass in internal assessment.

Percentage of Marks for declaring class:

Class and distinction shall be declared at the end of each examination on the following basis.

Distinction 75% and above

First Class 70% and above but less than 75%

Pass and Second Class 50% and above but less than 70%

There shall be no ranking.

Rejection /Reappearance and improvement:

Penalty for False and incorrect Statement:

Wherever the candidate or his/her parent or guardian furnishes false or incorrect statement in an application or wherever the affidavit filled by him/her or the certificates furnished by him/her contains false or incorrect statements such an application shall be rejected and his/her admission shall stand cancelled.