Advanced studies open to applicants from all universities

This six 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.

Particular of the program
Dates Class size Places of stay Fees
June 12th - July 21st, 2019 20 Delhi, Dharampur, Pune and Jaipur (for those who will choose Prakrit instead of independent research) US$ 800**

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  • ISJS provides full lodging (twin shared air cooled rooms), boarding (Jain vegetarian wholesome food) and inland travel in India associated with the program. AC rooms in Delhi shall be provided at no 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 paper for Group Discussion there will be an Independent Research only for 6W 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$ 800 is payable by you on arrival in India. However MVI will refund this fee to you by check payable in 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 on your own expense.
  • This year one week will be spent on reading a Jain text on ethics with an experienced language and philosophy teacher.
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