This five weeks advanced program is designed for serious and motivated graduate and PhD students, Post Doctoral scholars and full time teaching cum research faculty involved in religion, South Asian religions or studies and languages, anthropology, theology and allied subjects.

Dates Class size Places of stay Fees
June16-July20, 2022 20 Delhi & Pune US $650**

For earning 5 credit units, you don't have to pay any additional fee. However, there is a surcharge of US $25 in case your university wishes us to courier the official transcript directly. Click Here for Credit Units and Grade System.
  • ISJS provides full lodging (twin shared air-cooled rooms), boarding (Jain vegetarian wholesome food), economy Airfare (Delhi to Pune) and inland travel in India associated with the program. Limited AC rooms are available at an additional cost.
  • All other costs including visa, flight tickets and medical insurance stay in India prior to or after the program and all personal expenses including medical and toiletries are to be borne by the candidate himself/herself.
  • Based on Statement of Purpose we will provide you a topic to prepare an essay/paper for Group Discussion.
  • Besides the paper for Group Discussion there will be Independent Research only for 5W participants. We have scheduled a one-week self-research period for you to undertake research on a topic of your choice. It is a requirement before your study program is considered complete. Also, we schedule a presentation by each one of you of your research to all the fellow scholars for discussions/exchange of views.
  • **This fee of US $650 is payable by you on arrival in India. However, MVI will refund this fee to you by check payable in the USA after successful completion of the program.
  • An acceptance fee of US$200 is payable in advance to ISJS India by you as a check or electronic transfer which is adjustable in your course fee.
  • There will be a mid-program break of three days for you to explore nearby touristic places at your own expense.
  • This year one week will be spent on reading a Jain text on ethics with an experienced language and philosophy teacher.
  • The full fee payable to ISJS India is provided by Mahavir Vision Inc., USA. Hence there is no cost to you for your stay in India associated with ISSJS-2022.5W program except expenses for your personal needs.
  • MVI USA pays directly the total fee of US $650 for each participant after completion of program.
  • No other cash payment of any kind shall be made by ISJS in India to any scholar/student.
Note: ISJS/MVI will not pay or reimburse for flight tickets to India and back to any participants. Also NO extra financial support to full-time faculty members or any participants.

Candidates who withdraw from the program during the currency of the program shall forfeit remainder tuition fee.

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