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YIF Academic Calendar 2019 - 2020

 

 

Academic Calendar, 2019-20

 

Term

 

Duration

 

Dates

 

Term 1

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 15th July - Saturday, 24th August, 2019

 

Term 2

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 26th August - Thursday, 03rd October, 2019

 

First ELM Week

 

10 Days

 

Friday, 04th October - Sunday, 13th October, 2019

 

Term 3

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 14th October - Saturday, 23rd November, 2019

 

Term 4

 

4 Weeks

 

Monday, 25th November - Sunday, 22nd December, 2019

 

Winter Break

 

14 Days

 

Monday, 23rd December - Sunday, 5th January, 2020

 

Term 5

 

4 Weeks

 

Monday, 06th January - Thursday, 06th February, 2020

 

Second ELM Week

 

10 Days

 

Friday, 7th February - Sunday, 16th February, 2020

 

Term 6

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 17th February - Saturday, 28th March, 2020

 

Term 7

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 30th March - Saturday, 09th May, 2020

 

Term 8

 

6 Weeks

 

Monday, 11th May - Saturday, 13th June, 2020

 

Convocation

 

Saturday, 20th June, 2020

Programme Structure
  • The year-long YIF programme is delivered over 8 Terms. Typically each Term lasts for 6 weeks

  • Each course is taught for a span of 10 classes of 2 hours each. The final deliverables differ from course to course and Fellows are expected to complete their individual and team requirements by the stated deadlines

  • Project work under the Experiential Learning Module (ELM), which carries 4 credits starts in Term 2 and continues alongside the regular courses for the remaining 5 Terms. There are two 2-week long ELM breaks during the year designated exclusively for ELM project work.

Courses

The YIF offers a dynamic range of courses every year that are carefully curated and offered by renowned faculty from India and abroad. Core courses need to be completed by all Fellows, while electives are offered as choices that Fellows are free to pick from.

 

Core Courses & Elective Courses

 

SL.No.

Course

Faculty

1

Foundations of Leadership

Prof. Dwight Jaggard

2

JM Financial Lectures on Reason and the Makers of Modern India

Prof. Rudrangshu Mukherjee

3

Art Appreciation

Prof. Anunaya Chaubey

4

Fundamentals of Law

Prof. Apurv Mishra

5

Heart of Leadership

Prof. Kenwyn Smith

6

Economic Reasoning and Public Policy: An Introduction to Applied Microeconomics

Prof. A.K.Shivakumar

7

Whose Heritage Is It?

Prof. Shobita Punja

8

Kabir: The Poet of Vernacular Modernity

Prof. Purushottam Agrawal

9

Indian Ecosophy

Prof. Aseem Shrivastava

10

Mathematical Thinking

Prof. Maya Saran

11

Problem Solving and Statistical Thinking in Modern Life

Prof. Santosh Venkatesh

12

Science as a Renaissance Activity

Prof. Vijay Singh

13

Translating India

Prof. Rita Kothari

14

Paradise Lost: A Text for Our Times

Prof. Malabika Sarkar

15

Why is Globalisation on Trial?

Prof. Nayan Chanda

16

Making Sense of Indian Elections

Prof. Gilles Verniers

17 

Totalitarian Century?

Prof. Dilip Simeon

18

Law and Economics

Prof. Subhashish Gangopadhyay

19

India's Economy - Past, Present and Near Future

Prof. Omkar Goswami

20

The Historical Moment

Prof. Patrick French & Prof. T.C.A. Raghavan

21

Issues in Social Democracy and Social Justice in India

Prof. Narendra Jadhav

22

Basic Group Dynamics

Prof. Kenwyn Smith

23

The Arts of Communication

Prof. Mihir Mankad

24

Women, Society and Changing India 

Prof. Urvashi Butalia

25

Adaptive Leadership and Managerial Communication

Prof. Mihir Mankad

26

Gender and Culture in Bombay Cinema

Prof. Geetanjali Chanda

27

Shakespeare and the World

Prof. Gil Harris & Prof. Madhavi Menon

28

International Relations

Prof. Devesh Kapur & Prof. E. Sridharan

29

India and the World - A Strategic History Since 1945

Prof. Rudra Chaudhuri

30

Deconstructing Select Foreign Policy Challenges and Responses : A Practitioner's Perspective

Prof. Arun Singh

31

Global Ecosophy

Prof. Aseem Shrivastava

32

Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Prof. Ritwik Agrawal

33

Religious Pluralism : Models from South Asia

Prof. Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

34

Health Systems: Lessons from Comparing National Health Systems

Prof. Manoj Mohanan

35

Patterns of Meaning - Exploring the Borderlands of Philosophy, Science and Religion

Prof. Raja Rosenhagen

36

Morality and the Good Life

Prof. Clancy Martin

37

Energy Policy in India

Prof. Rohit Chandra

38

Essentials of Business

Prof. Kartik Sheth

39

Indian Society: Imaginations, Structures and Identities

Prof. Surinder Singh Jodhka

40

Intergroup Relations

Prof. Rashmi Nair