An Introduction to the course
Military / Defense studies is known by various names such as military science, defense and strategic studies, war and strategic studies, war and national security studies in the world. There are only a handful of colleges and universities in India that provides this course. In this regard, a proposal for establishing the Defense University in the country has already been approved by the Governemnt. It will be a multi disciplinary in education and research on national security issues. Military studies course is an important academic discipline as it involves defense and security of the country. It will help the students in understanding the security and defense matter in the country. Military studies, war studies, defense studies, strategic studies are currently being taught in a handful of military colleges and universities. Every citizen should have an overview of defense and security policy of their country and this course very well serve its purpose.
The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.Sc Military Studies is a Bachelor's degree in Military / Defense studies from a recognized college or university.
The minimum duration of M.Sc Military Studies course is about 2 years divided into four semesters.