M.Phil. On Campus


Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As per the Jawaharlal Nehru University norms, to qualify for Sanskrit M.Phil. degree, a student will have to earn 24 credits in all i.e. 16 credits of course work of two semesters (4 courses of 4 credits each) and 8 credits of dissertation.


However, students at Jawaharlal Nehru University will have an option to join Ph.D. after completing one year course work of 16 credits with minimum grade 'A minus' ( 7 points).

Sanskrit Literature is to be viewed as records of cultural history of India of over five thousand years. It encompasses within it a number of disciplines such as, Grammar, Linguistics, Philosophy, Logic, Aesthetics, Arts, Discourse Analysis and so on, related to various aspects of human life and accumulated through a long span of time. 

Key Features 

  • It is necessary that our students come to be acquainted with the contributions of our heritage in various domains of knowledge so that they get further opportunity to derive insights into respective disciplines.
  • To achieve this goal, therefore, all the courses for M.A.and M.Phil./Ph.D have been prepared with inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches.

Programme Structure

A wide range of research areas are available: 

  • Vedic Studies
  • Agamic Systems
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Indian Philosophical Systems and Schools
  • Indian Aesthetics & Politics
  • Indian Discourse Analysis

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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