M.Phil. On Campus

Inner Asian Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Centre for Inner Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University is engaged in teaching and research on the whole of Central Asia, that is the five Central Asian Republics of Uzbekistan, as was being done by the erstwhile Central Asian Studies Programme, Centre for South, Central, Southeast Asian Studies and Southwest Pacific Studies from the beginning.


Over the years, this Inner Asian Studies Programme from Jawaharlal Nehru University has evolved as the advanced Center of Central Asian Studies in India and is known for its excellent research work and publications both at the national and international level. 

Key Features 

  • This academic programme has not only helped in sensitizing Indian public and official opinion about the important developments taking place in Central Asia, but also has contributed to strengthen Indian cultural ties with its extended neighbourhood in Central Asia. 
  • Keeping in view its contribution, University Grants Commission accorded in 2001 the status of Area Studies Programme to this Programme. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Great Power Interest in Central Asia 
  • Human Security in Central Asia 
  • Geo-Politics of Afghanistan 
  • Government and Politics in Central Asia
  • Society, Culture and Politics in Xinjiang
  • Modern Tibetan Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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

  • Foreign Nationals applying for admission as self financing students are required to provide detail of the Bank account, etc. with their application forms and a certificate from their respective bankers to the effect that they have sufficient funds available in their bank account to sustain their studies in India for the duration of the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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