Indian Studies Program & Admission

Bachelor’s Degree in Indian Studies (International Program)
The Republic of India is a regional power and a rising global power that already plays an important role in today’s world, demonstrating its influence on current economic, political and cultural affairs. Its historical role in the regions is substantial as well, with Indian language and culture laying important foundations for Thai religious and political thoughts. Given India’s importance, and the need to train new generation of Indian Studies scholars in Thailand, the Pridi Banomyong International College has established the Indian Studies International Program. The purpose of the program is to produce graduates who have both Hindi language proficiency and a knowledge and understanding of India.
In the program, the student will learn issues about India such as Indian civilization, Indian Philosophy, contemporary Indian economics and Indian politics. They will also be able to use Hindi at the intermediate level. The medium of instruction in this program is English.
Uniqueness of studying Indian Studies at Thammasat University
The Indian Studies Program of Pridi Banomyong International College is a collaborative program with leading universities in India and is also supported by the Indian government. Indian professors specializing in various fields will be invited to lecture in the courses. The student will also have to study abroad in India for at least one semester to experience the real Indian academic context. All these are to fulfill the demand for Indian studies personal in the labor market every level, local, national and international, and to develop individual students potential to prepare for their higher education in Indian studies
4.2.1 To produce graduates with a broad knowledge of Indian Studies, including History, Political Science, Economics, Business, Anthropology, and Sociology of India
4.2.2 To produce graduates who can apply their knowledge of Indian Studies professionally or to graduate-level study
4.2.3 To produce graduates with high proficiency in the Hindi language. 
Admission Requirements
1. Applicants must complete M6 or its equivalence. Diplomas from overseas schools must be approved by the Ministry of Education.
2. Applicants must have one of the following English proficiency test results (taken within 2 years up to the Registration):

    IELTs (Academic): ≥6.0
    - CBT    ≥ 173
    - PBT    ≥ 500  
    - IBT    ≥ 61
    TU-GET    ≥ 500
or Applicants having TU-GET 400-490, if admitted, must take PBIC Presessional Course before entering the program.
remark : English proficiency test (TU-GET equivalent) held by PBIC is also available. more information and Application for English Proficiency Test ...
Applicants must take the following examinations:

1. Essay on general knowledge of Indian Studies 90 %
2. Interview in English 10 %

Tuiton & Fees (Approx.)
Tuition:   Baht 2,000 per credit
Tuition & fees:   Baht 55,000-60,000 per semester at TU
Total tuition & fees:   Baht 400,000 - 500,000
(Expenses in India excluded)
Remarks:   Pridi Banomyong International College reserves the right to change any statement without prior notice.
Admission 2016 Information

- ประกาศ รับสมัครบุคคลเข้าศึกษาในระดับปริญญาตรี สาขาวิชาอินเดียศึกษา (หลักสูตรนานาชาติ) วิทยาลัยนานาชาติปรีดี พนมยงค์ โดยการคัดเลือกตรง ประจำปีการศึกษา 2559



Application form available   Now –  28 January 2016
Application submission in person        Now –  28 January 2016
Announcement of eligible applicants for written exam     5 February 2016
Written examination     14 February  2016
Result announcement   23 February 2016
Interview examination         28 February 2016
Acceptance results           3 March 2016
Successful applicants confirm their places      10 March 2016