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Recognised Institutes

Recognised Institutes

Recognised Institutes

JNU has granted recognition and accreditation to the following prestigious institutions across the country. This has added to the true national character of the University. Representatives of these Institutions serve on various academic and statutory bodies of the JNU. Similarly, JNU faculty also participate in the academic bodies of these Institutions.

Defence Institutions

Army Cadet College, Dehradun
College of Military Engineering, Pune
Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad
Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow
National Defence Academy, Pune
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

Research and Development Institutions

Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow (CDRI)
Sector 10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road
Lucknow 226021

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
Hyderabad (CCMB), Uppal Road, 

Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi (IUAC)
Post Box No.10502, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi-110067

Institute of Microbial Technology (IMT)
Post Box No.1304, Sector 39A, 

Central Iinstitute of Medicinal-and Aromatic Plants

Raman Research Institute (RRI)
C.V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar,

National Institute of Immunology (NII)
JNU Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi-110067 

National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
JNU Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi 110067

International Centre for Genetic-Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
P.O. Box-10504, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, 
New Delhi-110067

Centre for Development Studies (CDS)
Ulloor, Prassanthanagar,

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
Post Bag No.4, Ganeshkhind
Pune University Campus, 
Pune 411007

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI)
NCR Biotech Science Cluster
3rd Milestone, Faridabad-Gurgaon Expressway
P.O. Box No. 04, Faridabad

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.