M.A. On Campus


Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
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The Master's degree program in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University is oriented towards the study of social systems, sociological theories, research methodology and other areas of study like sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, Indian social thought, ethnic minorities and marginal social groups, social ecology, social demography and sociology of science/medicine etc.


Several courses offered at the Centre are inter-disciplinary and are drawn from anthropology, psychology, economics, political science and history. 

Key Features 

  • In addition, courses at the Sociology master level from Jawaharlal Nehru University also incorporate problems relating to globalization, development, mass media and social change etc. 
  • Out of 16 courses offered, 8 are in the areas of sociological theories, thinkers and methodology, and the remaining 8 focus on different aspects of Indian society such as social stratification, family life and kinship, polity, economy, religion, urban life, population, education and social change. 16 optional courses are also offered from which the students have to choose 5 (the students are also encouraged to opt for some courses in the related disciplines from other Centre's of the School).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Culture, Personality and Society
  • Family Life and Kinship in India
  • Anthropological Theories
  • Economy and Society in India
  • Sociology of Social Stratification in India
  • Religion and Society in India

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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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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