M. Phil is being offered from Monsoon Semester 2015 (contact JNU administration for prospectus and further details).
- The structure of the Women's Studies programme from Jawaharlal Nehru University will follow the pattern current in many of the Centres in the School of Social Sciences. 16 credits in the first year, is allocated for course work, and another 10 credits in the second year, for a dissertation in a chosen topic in the field. In total, the M. Phil will be for 26 credits.
- Each student will have to take one compulsory course (WS 601, Feminist Theory and Social Research). In addition, students have a choice currently of five papers, of four credits each, from which they may choose three papers.
- Women's Studies in India emerged out of the conjunction of such diverse forces as the women's and democratic struggles, as well as state initiatives that critically examined the status of women in the country.
- The growth of Women's Studies Centres/ Programmes in different Universities (and some autonomous research institutions), all over the country has demonstrated recognition of the issues that have been highlighted by the women's movement and feminist research over the past many years.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International2200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1100 USD per semester during 12 months.
- 216 RS - national
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