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CRS Student Facilities

CRS Student Facilities

Hostel Facility

It is important to note that in view of the limited hostel accommodation, the candidates should clearly understand that the grant of admission to a full-time programme of study in the University would not ensure allotment of hostel accommodation. Accommodation will be offered to the eligible applicants subject to availability. Candidates admitted to Part-Time programmes of study are not eligible for hostel accommodation and no request for out of turn allotment of hostel on medical ground will be entertained.

Current Hostel Charges are as follows:

(i) (To be paid at the time of admission to hostel): Payable in Hostel

Admission Fee Rs. 5.00
Hostel Security (refundable) Rs. 50.00
Mess Security (Refundable) Rs.1200.00
Mess Advance (Adjustable) Rs.1500.00

(ii) Annual Charges:

Newspapers Rs. 15.00
Crockery, Utensils etc. Rs. 50.00
Room rent for two semesters
(recoverable in two instalments)
Single Seated Rs. 240.00
Double Seated Rs. 120.00

For Students on MCM Scholarships
Single Seated Rs. 180.00
Double Seated Rs. 90.00
Establishment Charges Rs. 1020.00
(recoverable in two installments of
Rs. 510/- each Semester)

(Note: The Hostel charges are subject to revision from time to time)

· Mess advance of Rs. 1500/- will be payable in the hostel at the time of admission. Actual mess charges will have to be paid by 24th of the following month.

· Students who are admitted to the hostel are required to join the mess. The mess offers simple meals at moderate rates which may vary from time to time depending on the cost of the meals served.

· Hostel residents are expected to observe the rules and regulations prescribed for them as well as all the requirements of corporate life and the social norms that living together demands.

· Failure to observe discipline or violation of rules may make a student liable to disciplinary action which may result in the withdrawal of hostel facilities.

· In case it is found at any later stage that incorrect information has been furnished or some material facts have been concealed, the student is liable to eviction from the hostel besides such other action which the University may deem fit to take against him/ her.

For more/updated details please visit www.jnu.ac.in


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.