M.Phil. On Campus

Science Policy

Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Centre for Studies in Science Policy at Jawaharlal Nehru University is unique to the Indian University system. 


The Centre offers M.Phil/Ph.D. and direct Ph.D. programmes. The M.Phil. Science Policy  programme from Jawaharlal Nehru University requires completion of 24 credits in four semesters. 

Key Features 

  • Direct Ph.D. programme is open to scholars who have completed an M.Phil. degree in one of the social or natural science disciplines or demonstrated their research capability by way of equivalent published work in science policy studies. 
  • The Centre strongly recommends such direct Ph.D. scholars to audit courses at the M.Phil. level for two semesters while pursuing research.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Science and Technology in a Social Context
  • Analysis in Science and Technology Policy
  • Research Methodology
  • Technology Futures Analysis
  • Economics of Technological Change Innovation Systems
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR):A Foundation Course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits


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 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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