Defence Studies

Why You Should join?

In the current scenario where there is always a concern of global conflict and the threat of war for all nations, a nation’s internal security and preparedness for combat are issues that are very important. Here comes the need of Defence Studies.
Defence Studies relates to the world of security of a nation. Here you will learn about various aspects of history as well. It encompasses war, national security studies, military science and other aspects related to military or defence of the nation. It focuses on aspects like conflict resolution, conflict management, economic defence, science and technology and more other subject that help you contribute to various defence organisations like Military, Navy, Air Force, etc.
Various opportunities are available to those who opt for this sector. The candidates who have passed bachelor's / master's degree in this subject, can start career as lecturers and go for research fields like international relations, geostrategic, geopolitical, socio-economic and tactical aspect of war. Candidates who have completed graduation in the subject of Defence Studies can directly be recruited as Commissioned Officers in Army/Navy/Air Force, Education Corps and as Ground Duty Officers. There are opportunities in the Coast Guard, CRPF and CISF too.
Students of defence studies can also join Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA), New Delhi as Research Associate / Research Fellow, Research Officer. As a journalist with defence studies, you will have a pretty prosperous career like writing about various sectors of defence and their importance.

Who Should join?

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination in any discipline are eligible to pursue the undergraduate course in defence studies.
  • Candidates having passed their Bachelor's degree in Military / Defence Studies can also pursue master's degree in Military / Defence Studies in various Indian universities. Admission to master’s degree programme is through the entrance test conducted by various universities.
  • Candidates can consider applying for NDA (National Defence Academy) Exam after completing 10+2. Candidates with graduate degree can appear for Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) Exam.

Discipline Groups

  • Defence Studies

Programs in Defence Studies

  • B.Sc.-Bachelor of Science
  • Certificate-Certificate
  • Diploma-Diploma
  • Integrated Ph.D-Integrated Doctor of Philosophy
  • M.Phil.-Master of Philosophy
  • M.Sc.-Master of Science
  • M.A.-Master of Arts
  • PG Diploma-Post Graduate Diploma
  • Ph.D.-Doctor of Philosophy
  • B.A.(Hons)-Bachelor of Arts (Honors)