36 months
2200 USD/year
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The Centre for Linguistics at Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the leading centres for linguistics and language studies in India. The Centre focuses on core areas such as phonetics, phonology, morphology and syntax, as well as on areas in interdisciplinary language studies such as neuro-cognitive linguistics and sociolinguistics.


The Linguistics Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru University is known for having had expertise in Field Methods, Semiotics and Indian linguistic tradition for the past several years. 

Key Features 

  • Some of the other areas of research by the faculty include language typology and sign language, with bio-linguistics being an emerging area of some common interest. 
  • The research conducted in the centre has resulted in descriptive grammars of some of the lesser known languages of Indo-Aryan, Dravidian, Austro-Asiatic including Munda, Tibeto-Burman and Andamanese. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Language in Society
  • Language Learning
  • Historical and Comparative Linguistics
  • Semantic Theories and Analysis
  • Readings in Linguistics
  • Linguistics, Language & Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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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 36 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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