M.Phil. On Campus

Russian and Central Asian Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

24 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies is Jawaharlal Nehru University's one of the premiere centres for interdisciplinary research and studies on Russia, Central Asia and other republics of the former Soviet Union. 


The Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru University offers two-year M. Phil programme in Russian and Central Asian Studies and an integrated six-year M.Phil/Ph.D programme. 

It also admits students who have already completed M.Phil to Direct Ph.D Programme (four years). Besides these, the Centre offers specialised courses for M.A. programme in the School of International Studies. 

Key Features 

  • Students after successfully completing the entrance test and viva voce could join the M.Phil. programme of the Centre. The course-work involves 18 credits (6 compulsory, core and optional courses) to be completed in three semesters. 
  • One more semester is allowed for writing the dissertation on a topic decided by the student in consultation with the supervisor allotted by the Centre.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Russian Language
  • Research Methodology
  • Politics and Society in Russia
  • State and Regional Security in Central Asia
  • Politics and Society in Modern Central Asia
  • Politics and Society in Trans-Caucasia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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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 24 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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