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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
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The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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M.A. in South Asian Studies

Objective : The two years Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in South Asian Studies conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of SAARC studies, Indo-Pak relations, Kashmir issue, social, political, cultural, scientific and economic relations among India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Arts (M.A) Degree in South Asian Studies shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Introduction to South Asian Studies
Indo-Pak Relations
Indo-Nepal Relations
Indo-Bhutan Relations
Indo-Bangladesh Relations

Subjects : Second Year
Indo-Sri Lanka Relations
Indo-Afghanistan Relations
Indo-Maldives Relations
SAARC and its Activities
Master's Thesis

Careers in South Asian Studies

Different countries in South Asia need to get fully developed with the help of experts after they acquire necessary skills related to the history, anthropology, economics, international relations, and business practices in those countries. Knowledge of developmental aspects for the purpose of optimisation of the resources of the South Asian countries is an integral part of the two years Master's Degree incorporating areas like research methodologies, religion, security studies, global health, gender, literature and all round development of the specific countries in the South Asian region.

Total Fee : Rs. 24,125

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 24,125 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.