M.Phil. On Campus

North East India Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

24 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The North East India Studies programme from Jawaharlal Nehru University is conceived with a purpose to build corpus of academic works on northeastern region of India. 


Special Centre for the Study of North East India (SCSNEI) at Jawaharlal Nehru University  was established in the year 2018, upgraded from a Programme of research and teaching called North East India Studies Programme (NEISP). 

Key Features 

  • This area studies programme, conceptualised under special circumstances, owns added responsibility of locating North East India in the national and broader regional frames of reference. 
  • To bring the region in the centre of national discourses, SCSNEI has taken up activities of research and teaching that will not only familiarise North East India to the young academics, but also work towards positive intervention on the region and its people with expectations for rich dividend. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Understanding North East India
  • Research Methodology
  • Religion and Society in North East India
  • Government and Politics in North East India
  • Economic Development in North East India
  • History of Frontiers and Borderlands in North East India

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • SCSNEI offers MPhil course work during the first two semesters (out of the total of four semesters) starting from the month of July every year.




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 24 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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