12 months
2200 USD/year
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The programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University is designed to facilitate advanced and intensive training of Chinese language, literature, culture and civilization on the one hand and translation and interpretation on the other. 


Courses such as the History of Chinese Literature, Introduction to Chinese Language, Fundamental of Chinese-English Translation, Newspaper Translation, Chinese Novels, Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpretation, Introduction to the Economy of Modern China, China’s political Thought, Reading and Translation of Contemporary Writing train students from Jawaharlal Nehru University for research and interpretation careers. 

Key Features 

  • The inter-disciplinary orientation of the courses also offers an opportunity to students to join M.Phil. or Ph.D. programmes in social sciences streams of other Schools. 
  • Apart from having a practical proficiency in the language concerned, students are also familiarized systematically with various aspects of life in China and other Chinese- speaking areas in the South-East Asia. 
  • The aim of the programme, therefore, is to stimulate and facilitate young scholars to engage themselves in advanced level language- based studies on language, literature, history and culture of China and South-East Asian Countries.

Programme Structure

  • At M.Phil. level, the Centre aims at introducing research methodology and other multi-disciplinary courses. 
  • A student admitted to the programme is required to clear prescribed courses in the areas like methodology, language, literature, culture, history, India-China contacts and write dissertation for completion of M.Phil and Ph.D.

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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