M.Phil. On Campus

South Asian Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The South Asian Studies Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru University  offers several courses under its MPhil/PhD programmes of study. MPhil students are required to take six courses over two semesters, and these courses are specified by the programme of study that students join.


The Centre for South Asian Studies is one of the oldest centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. The importance of the centre is self-evident by the fact that it lies in the South Asian region. The centre has the privilege of having widely known faculty members. 

Key Features 

  • The centre also has directly participated in the foreign policy-making exercise in the country. 
  • The centre has organised a range of national and international seminars, round tables, symposia and workshops with regional and international experts, policymakers, academicians and civil society members.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Government & Politics in South Asia 
  • South Asia in International Politics 
  • Political Development of Nepal
  • Political Development & Foreign Policy of Bangladesh 
  • Political Development & Foreign Policy of Sri Lanka 
  • Regional Cooperation in South Asia

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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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