Accelerator Programme

Curriculum

The Rashtram Accelerator curriculum takes you on this journey from leading yourself to leading others. The curriculum is a mix of Common-Core Courses, Track-Specific Courses and Electives. The Programme also has two project periods, each six-week, that will help the Learner understand ground-realities and get on-field experience.

  • Common CoreThis is the common core which is the foundation for all the learners and which seeks to bind the learner with the learning process
  • Track SpecificThis part is curated to provide the learners with the skills specific to their track – combined with rich reflection, field experiences and research projects helps students translate their skills into competencies.
  • ElectivesThis part is to help the Learner sharpen skills with a wide range of choice.

Academic Calendar

  • The one-year course is organised into 3 terms. Each term would be about twelve to fifteen weeks and will be a mix of classroom teaching, case studies, group discussions and presentations, fieldwork, internships, research publications and representation in seminars/conferences.
  • The basic unit of classroom content is a module and not more than 3 modules make up a course. Each module would be about 20 hours of classroom teaching and would not extend beyond a week.
  • Term 1 is the common core which is the foundation course for all three tracks

Period

Start Date

End Date

Duration

First Term – Common Core Courses

Jul-2021

Oct-2021

16 Weeks

Navaratri Break

Oct-2021

Oct-2021

1 Week

First Project

Oct-2021

Dec-2021

6 Weeks

Second Term – Track Specific Courses

Dec-2021

Mar-2022

12 Weeks

Second Break

Mar-2022

Mar-2022

1 Week

Second Project

Mar-2022

Apr-2022

6 Weeks

Final Term and Graduation

Apr-2022

May-2022

6 Weeks

Course-Wise Curriculum

Term 1

Rtachit – Intro

Instructor : Raghava Krishna
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Rtachit – Systems Theory & Paradigms

Instructor : Aravindan Neelakandan
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Bharatiya Darsana

Instructor : Sandeep Balakrishna
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Samskara Abhyasa – Intro

Instructor : Dr. Mala Kapadia
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Samskara Abhyasa – Yoga Abhyasa

Instructor : Dr. Mala Kapadia
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Anvikshiki – Intro to Nyaya

Instructor : Prof K Ramasubramanian
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Structure of Indic Knowledge Systems

Instructor : Dr Nagaraj Paturi
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Term 2

Indian Socio-Cultural and Political Philosophies

Instructor : Sreejit Datta
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Economic Thought & Reasoning

Instructor : Dr Mukul Asher
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Dharma and the Indian Constitution

Instructor : GV Pranav Kumar Vashista
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Strategic Affairs, IR & Foreign Policy

Instructor : Sanjay Pulipaka
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Computational Creativity

Instructor : Dr Vinod Vidwans
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Vedic Social Social Sciences

Instructor : Dr Nagaraj Paturi
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Term 3

Leadership Ethics & Challenges

Instructor : Dr. Anand Madhusudan Nadkarni
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Leadership Lessons Through the Mahabharata

Instructor : Prof. K Ramasubramanian
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