01 Aug 2020
31 July 2023
Last Date to Apply
15 July 2020
Program Fee (Yearly)
Rs. 3.5 Lacs
The B.A. (Hons.) Global Affairs programme was launched in the Academic Year 2015-16. It has been designed as India’s first ever inter-disciplinary undergraduate degree to train students for international careers through basic learning in world affairs.
The B.A. (Hons.) (Globa Affairs) is a 3-year programme. It is an on-campus residential, full-time, five-day-a-week degree programme. Students graduate with B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) at the end of 3 years.
Applicants to the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) at JSIA must have successfully passed the examination at the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent. All applicants also need to undertake the mandatory Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test (JSAT) examination Candidates having valid scores in SAT/ACT are exempted from giving a JSAT score
Students who completed 10+2 in 2020 can also apply. This course is open to students from any stream including Arts, Commerce, Science etc.
From Fall 2019, 142 credits over six semesters.
B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) students who graduate at the end of 3 years will have a special opportunity to progress directly to JSIA’s Masters in Diplomacy, Law and Business – M.A. (DLB) programme, subject to high meritorious academic performance in the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.). Students can also opt for a second M.A. from Queen Mary University of London, UK; University of Leeds, UK; or University of Warsaw, Poland.
Students are offered a number of elective courses from their third year of study. These courses are often interdisciplinary, involving elements of law as well as other disciplines in social science and management. Successful completion of electives will lead to the awarding of credits, which are ascertained per elective, based on the number of instructional hours. For example, a three credit course will have atleast three hours of classroom lectures per week and one or more hours of tutorial instruction per week.
Further, a number of elective courses at the various schools of the University are open for cross-registration. For example, a student of the Jindal School of International Affairs shall may opt for a course on International Humanitarian Law offered by the Jindal Global Law School.
O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarships
The top five JSAT scorers who enroll in the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme will be awarded the O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship of variable amount.
Shallu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarships
The aim of the scholarship, which is of variable amount, is to nurture, encourage and support outstanding women to enter the field of international studies.
Savitri Jindal Merit-cum-Means Fellowships
This fellowship is for outstanding students who may not otherwise be able to afford the full fees of the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.).
Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarships
The aim of the scholarship, which is of variable amount, is to nurture, encourage and support young global leaders. It will be awarded on the basis of an independent selection process, which includes an assessment of the candidates grades in his/her 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent, extracurricular achievements etc.
A Career Director assists students in finding suitable internships in the United Nations system, other intergovernmental, regional and non-governmental organisations, financial institutions, think tanks and diplomatic missions.
The curriculum of the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) includes a mandatory guided internship requirement that prepares students for careers in the multiple opportunities afforded by ever-expanding career streams like Peace and Conflict Resolution, International Justice, International Economic Development, Humanitarian Relief, Human Rights Advocacy, Political and Economic Risk Analysis etc. Graduates of JSIA go on to become versatile international affairs professionals.