Master of Human Resource Management (M.H.R.M.)


Human Resource Management and development are the cardinal areas of concern in modern industrial society. The Human Resource function in industry has been increasingly professionalized and practice of the same calls for specialized knowledge and skills to function in the areas of Personal Management, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Development. This requires intensive training of professionals thoroughly equipped to meet the current demands. The Industrial setting has been one of the fields of social work since the inception of social work education in India. It offers enormous career opportunities to social work graduates and Human Resource Management functionaries. The practice of professional social work in Industry in present scenario requires sound knowledge base with special skills which are specifically relevant to the current trend in the area of Human Resource Management.


(1) To provide students specialized knowledge in the areas of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations etc. for effective functioning in a career with Industrial organisations.

(2) To equip students with use of various skills in managing human resources in industry.

(3) To develop Social Work perspective for understanding of human aspects of work in organizations’.


(1) Candidates who have passed qualifying Bachelor Degree Examination with minimum (10+2+3) or (10+2+4) in case of Technology/Engineering branches) or its equivalent in any discipline as a regular student from recognized university with atleast in aggregate 50 percent marks ( 45 % for SC ST) or an equivalent grade are eligible for applying for admission to the M.S.W./M.H.R.M. Programme. The percentage aggregate of marks is to be calculated as per the practice followed by the concerned University/Institution. Those who are in the final year and who expect to complete all the requirements of graduation successfully can also apply. Candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s Degree programme but have not passed in all the courses (main/Major/Subsidiary etc.) of first and second years (if the Degree is of 3 years duration) and first, second and third years (if the degree is of 4 years duration) are not eligible to admission to any course.

(2) Candidate should have passed S.S.C and H.S.C. with English as one of the subject. (a) Those who have passed graduation in other medium of instruction than English should have English as one of the subjects at graduation. (b) Those who have English as medium of instruction at Graduate level and do not have English as a subject are also eligible to apply.

(3) Seats for SC and ST candidates, Nomadic Tribes and Denotified Tribes and SEBC shall be reserved as per Government rules.

(4) Candidates coming from Universities other than Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda will be finally accepted for admission only after obtaining Eligibility certificate from the M.S. University of Baroda.

(5) Admissions will be based on the candidates performance in the admission tests which will include written test ,group discussion and personal interview.

(6) If provisionally admitted students fails in the final year of his/her Bachelor’s Degree Examination and even if he/she has applied for re-evaluation at the University/college, he /she will not be allowed to continue the programme as the offer of provisional admission stands automatically cancelled. Duration of the M.H.R.M. course is two years full time Post-Graduate Degree course leading to Masters Degree in Human Resource Management.

Course Duration & Subject Taught

The course will be of two years duration divided in to two semester per year. The teaching will include 5 subjects in each semester and will be imparted during 3 days of the week as follows :

First Term 1. Foundation of HRM 2.Business Environment & Management 3.Human Relations Dynamics 4 .Working with Individuals 5. Social Research in HRM

Second Term : 6.Working with Group 7.Information Processing, Analysis and Research Application 8. Managerial Economics             9. Labour Welfare & Labour Legislations -I 10. HRM and Social Work Profession

Third Term: 11. Theories and Functions of HRM 12.Labour Welfare & Labour Legislations- II  13. Industrial Relations 14.Organizational Behaviour 15. Personnel Management

Fourth Term :  16. Organisational Development 17.HRM : Modern Business Organizations 18. Employment Relations 19.Labour and Industrial Policy 20. Wages and Compensation Management

  1. Tutorial (4 Credits) (Two terms)
  2. Summer Placement
  3. Block Placement ( 4 credits)
  4. Seminar ( 2 Credits)

Field Work

Field Work will be an integral part of M.H.R.M. It is concurrent with the class room teaching (Three days in a week) with overall involvement of 25 hours per week. Each student will be placed under field work supervisor in different settings.

Research Dissertation Work

The allotment of first year students to each teacher for dissertation work will be made in the second term. The students and the research guide shall conduct research conferences to do preparatory work prior to data collection, i.e. formulation of study objectives/hypothesis, sampling and tools/procedure for data collection. The student will be permitted to collect the data for the project report during summer vacation and after following the due procedures dissertation report will be accepted.

Other Assignments Students will be assigned different group/individual assignments and tutorials during the year. In additions to this Seminars/Conferences/Workshops will also be held during the year.

As a part of the training  programme Camp and Study Tour will also be organised and it is obligatory for every student to participate in the Study tour and Camp at his/her own expenses.

Block Placement Programme

The Block Placement programme is an integral feature to gain practical insights into HRM functions and business operations through intensive placement in an organisation for a period of 4 weeks. The students can in consultation with industry personnel mutually plan projects to be undertaken based on organisational needs which offers them growing dimensions to study and relate HR theories and practices in the current business scenario.

Summer Placement Programme

The Summer Placement programme is an integral feature to gain practical insights into HRM functions and business operations through intensive placement in an organisation. The students can in consultation with industry personnel mutually plan projects to be undertaken based on organisational needs.

Mentorship Programme : A unique programme of mentorship initiated in Faculty of Social Work provide opportunities to students to place themselves under senior HR parishioners and field personnel for continuous interaction and guidance to facilitate and groom our professionals through a close associations with mentors and process of mentoring.

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