The Discipline of Rural Development is of vital significance for understanding the development issues related to Rural Society. The syllabus of MA Programme in Rural Development is designed to include such diverse academic contents as are essential in the making of this discipline in the Indian context. The Masters of Arts in Rural Development provides basic understanding of socio economic factors affecting transformation of Rural Society. The contents are designed to impart understanding to impact understanding to learners about some of the essential dimensions of Rural Development and Rural Social Structure. The crucial component of this programme is dissertation based on empirical research in rural areas.