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Admission FAQ (B.A)

What is the procedure for admissions into B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme?
  • Applicants must complete the application form online through the website. After registration, applicants can log in multiple times with the user name and password and edit/ update the online application form.
  • Applicant are required to make a payment of B.A.GA application fees INR 3000/- (Indian Rupees, Three Thousand only) through debit /credit card or a Demand Draft * in favour of O.P. Jindal Global University, payable at Sonipat.

*The Demand Draft details need to be entered during the online application process.

  • An applicants are required to complete all the questions listed in the form and upload a recent color photograph.
  • After submitting the online application, the applicant is requested to take printout of application form and produce it at the time of registration. It will also be mailed to the applicant's registered email address.
  • For an applicant submitting details on the Demand Draft, the completed printout form along with the Demand Draft must be sent to JSIA Admissions Office.

 

The Interview Round

Once an application form has been submitted, it is reviewed by the Admissions Committee, which shortlists candidates for the interview round.

All shortlisted candidates are required to attend the interview in person in JGU campus. In case a candidate is unable to appear for the interview round in University Campus, s/he has the option of being a part of it over telephone.

 

Provisional Offer Letter:

When applicants have gone through the interview round, they can expect to receive one of following communications:

  • Provisional offer letter of admission
  • Waitlisted (possibility of an offer at the end of the admissions cycle or earlier)
  • Rejection of admission

If applicants get a provisional offer letter they would need to confirm their acceptance by completing the reply note, which would be part of provisional offer letter, and send it back as directed in the letter.

Registration Fees:  After sending the offer letter, you are required to pay the registration fee of Rs 50,000 which is refundable in accordance with the University policy.

Final Offer Letter: On the basis of your entrance exam scores and 12th grade performance, we will issue your final offer letter on registration day, where we will confirm your scholarship amount in accordance with the University policy.  

Whom to contact?

Issues regarding application form: Mr. Durgesh Nath Tiwari, dntiwari@jgu.edu.in; Mobile: +91- 8930110811

Issues regarding uploading on the website: Mr. Nagendra Gupta, websitesupport@jgu.edu.in; Mobile: + 91-8396907393

 

Admissions Related 

 

For Curriculum and Pedagogy

What are the key features of this course?

Location                                              Sonipat-Narela Road, Sonipat-131001 (Haryana), India

School                                                 Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

Placement option                               Yes

Study Level                                        Undergraduate

Course Length                                    Full-time 3 years (Six Semesters)

Course Commencement                      1 August 2018

End Date                                             31 July 2021

Attendance type                                  On campus, full-time

Tuition fee                                          INR 3.5 lakhs per annum

Fee - food, accommodation, laundry  INR 2.25 lakhs per annum

Is there any kind of Scholarship available and what are the criteria for the same?

Many of our students benefit from different scholarships depending on their academic credentials, communication skills, performance in JSAT, financial background, performance in JSAT and State of Domicile (applicable to the domiciles of Haryana State only).

Does the University provide the students with facility of Educational Loans?

JGU has established tie-ups with HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, PNB, AVANSE and SBI to facilitate educational loans for students who are admitted to the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme.

What are the key features of JSIA?

Distinctive Features of JSIA

  • Partnerships with the best educational establishments around the world. Multidisciplinary courses to train students in emerging areas of 'global policy studies'.
  • Internationally qualified teaching and research faculty from top universities of the world.
  • International studies library with over 50,000 volumes and extensive electronic databases.
  • International student and faculty exchange programmes.
  • Globally networked 'Future Diplomats Development' programme.
  • Fully green and wireless campus with hi-tech classrooms and modern halls of residence.
  • Regular public lecture series, seminars engaging eminent scholars from around the world.
  • Foreign Language as a compulsory course.

 

Can you provide an overview of the course?

This exciting course provides students with an excellent grounding in the development and dilemmas of Global Affairs in today’s globalizing world.

The course is practically oriented and you will gain experience and develop your skills through formal opportunities to interact with serving and former diplomats and other international Faculties. Apart from the Global Curriculum on Global Affairs, you can also choose from variety of the electives being offered besides the assessment tasks.

There are also excellent opportunities for you to pursue a specific interest, such as a particular region (e.g., the Middle East or Africa, South Asia, SAARC, European) or to study a language (French, Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic). Our teaching team can also support you in getting an Internship with a relevant organisation in your final year.

Our graduates can enjoy career opportunities in organisations involved in international negotiation and global governance including: non-governmental organisations, aid and development agencies, international business, and national diplomatic services. Also, greater opportunities can be availed after completing the Masters programme in Diplomacy, Law and Business M.A. (D.L.B.) of our School.

Can you provide an overview of the course?

This exciting course provides students with an excellent grounding in the development and dilemmas of Global Affairs in today’s globalizing world.

The course is practically oriented and you will gain experience and develop your skills through formal opportunities to interact with serving and former diplomats and other international Faculties. Apart from the Global Curriculum on Global Affairs, you can also choose from variety of the electives being offered besides the assessment tasks.

There are also excellent opportunities for you to pursue a specific interest, such as a particular region (e.g., the Middle East or Africa, South Asia, SAARC, European) or to study a language (French, Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic). Our teaching team can also support you in getting an Internship with a relevant organisation in your final year.

Our graduates can enjoy career opportunities in organisations involved in international negotiation and global governance including: non-governmental organisations, aid and development agencies, international business, and national diplomatic services. Also, greater opportunities can be availed after completing the Masters programme in Diplomacy, Law and Business M.A. (D.L.B.) of our School.

What is so special about the faculty for B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme at the JSIA?

JSIA has faculty members from some of the most reputed higher education institutions around the world. The expertise, research, and experiences of our faculty members make the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme one of its kind in Asia

Is there a provision of Optional Language Training?

Students can opt for an additional Intensive Foreign Language Training Certificate after graduation to be eligible for applying to foreign universities for a Masters’ degree.

Added value: Students secure work placements in embassies, government departments and nongovernmental organisations such as Amnesty International, UN offices.

How does the progression from B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) to M.A. (D.L.B.) happen?

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 & Business - M.A. (DLB) programme, subject to high meritorious academic performance in the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.). Those who progress to the M.A. (DLB) can opt for a second M.A. from Queen Mary University of London, UK; University of Leeds, UK; or University of Warsaw, Poland.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

Ideally prospective students are expected to have the following standard entry requirements: Passed 10+2 or equivalent from CBSE or any other recognized education boards. The medium of instruction is English.

JSAT is mandatory for admission in B.A. G.A. For registration please go to:

http://www.pearsonvue.com/jsat/

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Shortlisted prospective students claiming scholarship as a Haryana Domicile are to submit a self- attested copy of the requisite certificate issued by a competent administrative authority like SDM/Tehsildar of their respective area.

What is the course structure?

Please refer to the JSIA website for complete course structure: http://www.jsia.edu.in/ba-hons-global-affairs

How is the assessment done?

Modes of assessment on this course comprise practically-oriented assignments such as reports, presentations, portfolios comprising blog entries and other forms of reflective writing, briefing papers, individual and group research projects, and case studies.

This is in addition to essays and subjective written examinations.

What are the career opportunities available?

A Career Director assists students in finding the right internships in the United Nations system, other internships in the United Nations system, other intergovernmental, regional 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 career 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.

What kinds of international collaborations does JSIA have?

As part of your studies, you have opportunities to engage with serving and former diplomats and other practitioners in international negotiation, both on and off-campus. Opportunities also exist for study abroad in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

JSIA provides students with the opportunity to be taught by world renowned professors from prestigious international institutions. JSIA has a number of student exchange programmes with some of the top schools in international affairs. These include Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), U.S.A.; Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, U.S.A.; School of International Service, American University, U.S.A.; Ryerson University, Canada; Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wroclaw, Poland; Centre for European Studies, Katholieke Universitet (KU), Leuven, Belgium; Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, The Netherlands; National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; Kyung Hee University, South Korea; and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan.

B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) students can also study at Oxford University for summer school. Students also have the option of studying at Carleton University, Canada to earn a second Bachelor’s Degree in Global and International Studies through academic collaboration with JSIA.

How to apply for B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.)?

Applicants to the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) programme at JSIA must have successfully passed the examination at the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent. Students who will complete 10+2 in 2017 may also apply. This course is open to students from any stream including Arts, Commerce, and Science etc. All applicants need to fill the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) admissions form. Applicants must take the JSAT-Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test conducted by Pearson VUE at various centres and obtain the requisite score. Candidates having valid scores in SAT/ACT are exempted from giving a JSAT score. Early applicants will get priority in receiving scholarships.

What are the specific Scholarships available to a Student?

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, extra- curricular achievements etc.

 

Haryana Domicile. Meritorious Haryana domicile students qualify for fee concessions to study at JSIA.