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Viva Voce Notices

Viva Voce Notices

M.Phil Viva-voce of Mr. Vaibhav Bangar on June 03, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Priyanka Kumari on April 01, 2022



PhD Viva-voce of Shailesh Kumar Yadav on January 05, 2022



PhD Viva-voce of Saumya G Kutty on December 29, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Arohi Dixit on December 29, 2021



MPhil Viva-voce of Sudhanshu Shekhar on December 27, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Prerna Joshi on December 24, 2021



M.Phil Viva-voce of Jonathan S. Singsit on December 22, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of M M Anees on December 13, 2021



M.Phil Viva-voce of Krati Sharma on December 01, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Amit Yadav on November 18, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Zainab Siddiqui on November 09, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Pramod Kumar on October 29, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Kopal Verma on September 16, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Nidhi Roy on September 18, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Vikas Rena on September 18, 2021



MPhil Viva-voce of Akshita Choudhary on September 14, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Mukesh Kumar on September 15, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Ankita Katoch on August 17, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Midhuna T M on July 23, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Anamika Shikha on July 13, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Kumari Vandana Singh on July 09, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Anshu Sharma on June 30, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Anamika Shikha on June 25, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Dhirendra Kumar on June 04, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Neha Banyal on May 28, 2021



PhD Viva-voce of Mahesh Chand Meena on December 29, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Achchhelal Yadav on December 23, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Prince Kumar on August 12, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Mayank Krishna on August 6, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Abhishek Verma on August 4, 2020



MPhil Viva-voce of Sadan Kumar Sharma on July 28, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Praveen Kumar Rai on July 22, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Madhavi Jain on July 17, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Manisha Mishra on July 16, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Thupstan Angchuk on July 15, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Prabhat Kashyap on July 15, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Md Maroof Azam on July 10, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Sana Mumtaz on July 08, 2020



PhD Viva-voce of Hemant Kumar on June 16, 2020



MSc Viva-voce of Vidhi Yadav on June 15, 2020



MSc Viva-voce of Kriti Khare on June 15, 2020



MSc Viva-voce of Saumya Awasthi on June 13, 2020



MSc Viva-voce of Sadia Basri on June 13, 2020


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.