Sociology, Social Science and Social Work > Certificate - Rural Development

Certificate(Rural Development) - Stands for a certificate in rural development. Typically, a certificate is a one year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline. Rural development is essentially the initiative taken for improving the standard of living in remote villages, country side and non-urban areas.

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Sociology prepares you for an extensive variety of jobs related to government, non-profit, and private sector. Other careers options are research-oriented or more hands-on and range from jobs in a private practice to other sectors ranging from government organizations, schools and corporations to health care facilities and research institutions.

Social Work is a vast field and the job prospects are not specific to any particular field. Social worker deals with persons, organizations, families and groups. They are involved in the work to lessen and prevent social problems caused by factors such as poverty, alcoholism, unemployment, lack of health services, family maladjustment's, physical, mental and emotional handicaps, anti-social behavior and poor housing.

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Salary of a qualified professional depends upon their qualification, job profile and experience. Those employed under government sector earn in a range of Rs. 8,000 to Rs.10,000  per month. Those who are working for NGOs also have similar pay structures.

A higher salary can be expected for those who are working in industries and corporate houses. Salary and perks are higher in case of the international NGO’s.

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