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Early Childhood Development

Jamia Millia Islamia

24 months
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The Master’s programme in Early Childhood Development at Jamia Millia Islamia has been designed as a cutting edge course to develop in the students the knowledge, attitudes and a varied skill set to work as ECD professionals in diverse settings.


The Early Childhood Development programme from Jamia Millia Islamia is an interdisciplinary course aimed at enabling the student to understand the complexity of the contexts in which young children live and equipping them to make interventions based on a systems approach.

Objectives of the course:

  • To generate a holistic understanding of contexts and issues in the field of early childhood development from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • To develop knowledge, attitudes, values and skills relevant to the professional practice in early childhood development and to critically apply theoretical constructs to practice
  • To engage in self-reflective practice with children and families in micro and macro contexts and provide interventions guided by rights based approach
  • To identify contemporary concerns in the field of early childhood development and undertake research 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Perspectives in ECD Core Course Theory 
  • The Child: Physical, Motor and Perceptual Development
  • The Child: Development of Cognition, Intelligence and Creativity
  • The Child: Development of Relationships, Self and Emotions
  • Health, Nutrition and Care during Early Childhood
  • Researching with Children

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum eligibility qualification for foreign students/NRIs will be the same as for each program mentioned in the University Prospectus.
  • The program on which eligibility is to be relied upon must be from Institute included in the list of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • In case the University/Board is not included in the said list, the candidate has to obtain and submit an Equivalence Certificate to this effect from the Association of Indian Universities. 
  • English translations of all transcripts, duly attested by the concerned accredited authorized government agency, are to be uploaded/submitted with the application form. Applications without the translated/ attested documents shall be summarily rejected.
  • Candidates applying from their own country should get their transcripts attested by the concerned accredited authorized government agency and should also attested by the applicant. 

Tuition Fee


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