M.Phil. On Campus


Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 months
2200 USD/year
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Our teaching and research Sociology programs from Jawaharlal Nehru University have been conceptualized with an aim to develop systematic and comparative approaches to the analysis of social phenomena. Drawing upon the extant social anthropological and sociological perspectives and combining them with interdisciplinary orientations facilitate such approaches.


The CSSS at Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the largest departments of Sociology in India. We also have a remarkable distinction of being recognized as a Centre for Advanced Studies in the discipline of sociology by the University Grants Commission. 

Key Features 

  • The Government of India funded Ambedkar Foundation has also housed a chair in the name of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at the Centre to study marginalized groups and minorities. We also have several collaborative research and teaching programs with universities from different parts of the world. 
  • The most active of these has been the Global Studies Program with the Institute for Sociology, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg University, Germany and Kwazulu Natal University, Durban, South Africa.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Theories of Social Systems and Social Structure
  • Society, Culture and Personality
  • Social System Analysis - Structural and Functional Models
  • Marxist and Dialectical Models
  • Social Systems Analysis - Action, Symbolic and Phenomenological
  • Research Designs and Analysis of Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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 12 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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