CRCAS Programme

The Centre offers two-year M. Phil programme and an integrated six-year M.Phil/Ph.D programme. It also admits students who have already completed M.Phil to Direct Ph.D Programme (four years). Besides these, the Centre offers specialised courses for M.A. programme in the School of International Studies. 


Course TitleTeacher
 Russian Political System :Prof. Anuradha M. Chenoy
 Foreign Policy of Russia :Dr. Sanjay Kumar Pandey


Course TitleTeacher
 Russian Language:Dr. Preeti Das
 Research Methodology:Dr. Rajan Kumar
 Politics and Society in Russia:Prof. Anuradha M. Chenoy
 State and Regional Security in Central Asia:Prof. Ajay Patnaik
 Politics and Society in Modern Central Asia:Prof. A. Patnaik & Dr. Nalin Mohapatra
 Politics and Society in Trans-Caucasia:Prof. Tulsiram
 International Communist Movement During The Soviet & post-Soviet period:Prof. Tulsiram and Dr. K.B. Usha
 Foreign Policy of New Russia:Prof. A. M. Chenoy & Prof. A. Mohanty
 Economic Development in Central Asia:Dr. Tahir Asghar
 Foreign Policy of Central Asian States:Dr. Sanjay Kumar Pandey & Dr. Phool Badan
 Economic Transformation of Russia, Ukraine and Belaur:Prof. Arun Mohanty
 Politics of modernisation in Central Asia:Dr. Phool Badan

Students after successfully completing the entrance test and viva voce could join the M.Phil. programme of the Centre. The course-work involves 18 credits (6 compulsory, core and optional courses) to be completed in three semesters. One more semester is allowed for writing the dissertation on a topic decided by the student in consultation with the supervisor allotted by the Centre.

    There is no pre-determined theme for PhD programme. Research scholars are free to choose research themes from any area of interest pertaining to the Centre's specialization. Students are required to complete another year of Russian language course work. M.Phil students after completing the programme could join the Ph.D programme. Students who have completed their M.Phil from other universities with first division can also apply for Direct Ph.D programme and join the same if selected.