Tuition Fee (Non-Refundable)
SAARC Students -
- US$ 440 per semester (US$ 880 per year) for day scholars, payable in July & January each year.
- US$ 500 per semester (US$ 1000 per year) for boarders, payable in July & January each year.
- US$ 4500 per semester (US$ 9000 per year) for day scholars, payable in July & January each year.
- US$ 5100 per semester (US$ 10200 per year) for boarders, payable in July & January each year.
Admission Fee (Non-Refundable)
- SAARC Students - US$ 100 (payable only once at the time of entering SAU).
- Non-SAARC Students - US$ 100 (payable only once at the time of entering SAU).
Security Deposit (Refundable)*-
- SAARC Students - US$ 100
- Non-SAARC Students - US$ 100
Students' Aid Fund (Non-Refundable)
- SAARC Students - INR 50 per semester
- Non-SAARC Students - INR 50 per semester
- Hostel Fee is US $ 60 per academic semester for students from the SAARC region.
- Mess charges will be extra and are likely to range between US$ 50 to 75 per month.
- All admitted students are covered under the Medical Group Insurance Scheme up to INR 1,50,000 for which full premium is paid by the University.
- Mode: Full time
- Duration: 2 Years
For the Masters degree, which is a two year (four semesters) academic programme, students are required to complete ten compulsory courses offered by Department: International Relations Theory, History of International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, Security Studies, Global Economy, Introduction to Conflict Transformation and Peace-building, International Relations of South Asia, Research Methods and International Organizations. In addition to these courses, the Department offers a range of optional courses in the third and fourth semesters for students to choose from. Students are also required to attend two courses outside of the ones offered by the Department: 1. A four credit course on Academic Reading and Writing spread over the first and second semesters (two credits per semester) of the Master’s programme to enable them to conduct research effectively. 2. A two credit course on Introduction to South Asia that provides an overview of the various facets of the region. Students are also expected to write a dissertation in the fourth semester, worth eight credits.
Admission is based on the Entrance Exam conducted by the university.
12 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or 2 year Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.