Alva's College, Moodbidri

B.A. HRD – Human Resource Development

BA (HRD)-HR the greatest asset of any organization.

            HRD is about improved performance and productivity through increased knowledge, competencies, skills and attitudes.

            Human resource development is the process of encouraging employees to acquire new skills and knowledge through various training programmes, courses and learning packages. In recent years, HRD has moved beyond the notion of Training to a more holistic view embracing development at both individuals and as well as organisational levels which leads to the idea of a learning organisation. Many organisations have now begun to take it as a crucial source of competitive advantage. Now in most of the organisations,

            HRD has moved out from the training departments into every aspect of organisational life as many organisations claim attraction to the idea of a learning organisation. It is viewed as the only strategy to cope up with change. The goal of HRD is to improve the performance of the organizations by maximizing the efficiency and performance of their people.

            In HR profession one may have a career that offers good working conditions, excellent remuneration, good career growth opportunities and rewarding work. Every large and medium size organization keeps a fully functional HRM/HRD/Personnel department managed by HR professionals.

            Trainees in HR subjects are in great demand. Their role is considered important in making employees motivated, developing managerial and leadership competencies and teaching soft skills like communication, business etiquettes etc.

            A trainee may freelance or may join some training agency. With knowledge, experience and expertise in HR one may work as a coach, mentor or counsellor also. In social and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), in Software companies there is a need of HR experts.

Thus job opportunities for HR professionals are varied and exciting. HR is a key component of an organization’s senior and top management team. No corporate policy can be complete without contribution from HR.

Course Highlights:

  1. Experienced and dedicated teaching faculty.
  2. Coaching classes for the slow learners.
  3. Special attention to the advanced learners.
  4. Continuous mentoring by the Academic Advisors.
  5. Academic, sports, cultural- an integrated education.
  6. Practical exposure through Industrial Visits/Field visits.
  7. Personality development workshops.
  8. Guest lectures on the specific areas.
  9. Opportunity for the students to organize programmes.
  10. Career Guidance.
  11. Alava’s Pragathi-Campus placement drive.
  12. Compulsory field study in V semester and VI semester as per curriculum to enrich with
  13. Effective communication Network for the development of students.
  14. Department News Bulletin.

BA (HRD) Curriculum details w. e. f 2011-12

 I Sem
 II Sem  III Sem  IV Sem  V Sem  VI Sem
Principles & Practices of Management Business Economics Basic Accounting Financial Management Strategic Human Resource Managemen Management Information System
Computer Application Basics of Marketing Organizational Behavior Employee Relations Principles of Training & Development Trends in Human Resource Development
Business & Society Dynamics of Human Behavior Human Resource Research & Development Methodologies Administration Management of NGOs Business Law Organization Development & Managementof Change
Individual Development Professional Skill Development Human Resource Management Strategic Management & Corporate Corporate Communication & Public Relations Labour Legislation
Languages ILanguages II


Languages ILanguages II


Languages ILanguages II


Languages ILanguages II


Business Ethics & Corporate Governance Global Human Resource Management
EC & CC  EC & CC  EC & CC  EC & CC  Field Study Management& allied topics Field Study – HR Topics

Certificate Course: Basic Accounting.

Soft Skill Development.


Job opportunities for BA (HRD) in the fields:


  1. Management of companies and enterprises
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Software Companies
  4. Public Sector Units
  5. Professional, scientific, and technical services
  6. Health care
  7. NGOs
  8. Educational Institutions.
  9. Public services (IAS, KAS, IPS, Army, Navy, Air Force Railways etc.,)


Higher Studies:

  1. MBA
  2. MHRD
  3. MSW
  4. MCJ
  5. G Diplomas.
  6. MPhil, Ph.D

Posts/Job Profiles offered:


  • Applications Specialist
  • Development & Training specialist.
  • Recruiting & Placement Manager.
  • Employee & Labour Relations Supervisors.
  • Employee Assistance Counsellor
  • Health, safety & Security specialist.
  • Payroll Manager.
  • Organisational Development & Change Consultant.
  • Director of HR Training & Development.
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Chief Happiness Officer
  • Human Resource Consultant.
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Client Facing Human Resources Specialist
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Training Coordinator.
  • Coordinator, Administrative Services
  • Coordinator, Talent Acquisition
  • Employee and Labor Relations Consultant
  • Employee Benefits Account Manager
  • Employee Benefits Law Specialist
  • Employee Relations Associate Counsel
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Executive Recruiter
  • HRIS Analyst
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Human Resources and Safety Coordinator
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Human Resources Payroll and Benefits Specialist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Resources Team Leader
  • Manager of Career and Employee Relations
  • Payroll Processing Specialist
  • Recruiting and Sourcing Coordinator
  • Recruiting Manager
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Staffing Coordinator
  • Talent Acquisition Consultant
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Technical Recruiter

List of Rank Holders:

Sl.No Year Name Course Percentage of Marks Rank
2007 – 08 Ms. Dakshayini BHRD 88.20% I
2008 – 09 Ms. Shruthi Bolar BHRD 87.83% I
2009-10 Ms. Bhavya A P BA(HRD) 82.94% I
2010-11 Ms. Anusha H BA(HRD) 74.6% III
2011-12 Ms. Shanthi S BA(HRD) 89.18% I
6. 2011-12 Ms. Archana N BA ( HRD) 85.84% II
2011-12 Ms. Shalya D Jain BA(HRD) 85.28% III
8. 2013-14  Ms. Harshitha H. G BA (HRD) 83.94% I



Mr. Bharath Kumar Jain BA(HRD) 76.96 %


Total -09 ranks

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