Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi

Read Student Reviews of Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi

Thanil M.A. (Political Science), batch of 2019
06 May 2017
  • There is an Entrance exam for application to JNU, Delhi.is 
  • Cutoff mark for the entrance exam is 50 % and follow by viva
Thangboi MBA/PGDM, batch of 2021
24 Apr 2017
  • I am studying here MBA programme and I am from a poor family, my family members find difficult to manage money for my education. So i want to take scholarship to help me in my study.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University IS PROVIDEING SCHOLARSHIP.
Sukriti Integerated Msc Phd (Molecular Medicine), batch of 2022
04 Mar 2017 Rating :
Fees and Scholarship:
  • The course fee for the entire year is Rs. 280 during MSc and Rs. 450 during PhD.
  • JNU provides scholarships to students from unprivileged backgrounds and one student with excellent academic progress is eligible for an additional scholarship. During the course of PhD, all students can avail Rs. 8,000 as a non-net scholarship provided by JNU.
  • As Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi is a Central University, there is usually no need for loans as the overall expenditure is very less.
Placements & Internships:
  • SCMM is a premier institute for PhD, therefore the faculty have all their labs and as a master student, you can apply for a summer internship in one of the labs as well, but it will be subjected to availability.
  • JNU doesn't have a separate internship and placement cell and research institutes like ours anyway do not get placement offers anyway.
  • There is no stipend for the Masters, although, in the coming years, there might be.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi has been around for 10 years and has PhD awardees working in several places like ILBS, New Delhi and as faculty at several central universities. 
  • I took admission in an Integrated MSc and PhD course in Molecular Medicine from Special Center for Molecular Medicine (SCMM), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • To be eligible for the course, you need to have a 3 or 4 years BSc Degree in any Science, B.Tech or MBBS.
  • There is no age limit for applying to this course.
  • The admissions are taken on the basis of a written entrance test conducted by SCMM which mostly consists of General Aptitude questions followed by questions from Life Sciences.
  • The cut off is usually above 65% and these candidates are then called for an interview session.
  • A collective score of the written test + interview scores gets you a seat for the course.
  • The usual intake is 5 - 7 students per year.
Manjul M.Sc (Others), batch of 2016
19 Jan 2017 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • There are clubs like Mountaineering club, cricket club, basketball club etc in Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Sports week, cultural week are celebrated often on the campus.
  • Life in college is awesome
College Infrastructure:
  • There are 10-12 hostels present in Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Wifi facility is available in the campus.
  • The quality of food in mess is good. Food costs around Rs. 2,500 per month.
  • Rooms are OK not that good.
  • College infrastructure is really good.
Academics & Faculty:
  • Classes at Jawaharlal Nehru University start from 9 am to 5:30 pm.
  • The quality of education is good.
  • My overall experience is good at the college.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • The course fee is around Rs. 350-400 per year at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Scholarships on merit cum mean the basis for financially weak students. 
Placements & Internships:
  • There is no placement opportunity in Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • I am in Msc Environmental Science. Eligibility is to have bachelors degree in any steam of science(b.tech, bsc in any discipline) to join Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • The students have to clear the JNUEE exam.
  • Cut off is around 50 percent for general category and accordingly for other categories.
Vivek B.A. (Others), batch of 2019
26 Dec 2016 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • The student communities support each and every single student at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • There are different clubs like Mountinering club, badminton club, etc.
  • Different festivals are celebrated in campus one of them is Kallol fest which is very famous.
  • College life is just awesome.
College Infrastructure:
  • There are sufficient hostels for boys and girls at Jawaharlal Nehru University and also special care is taken to handicapped during hostel allotment.
  • While hostel and mess, fee varies from Rs. 1,800-2,200 rupees per month.
  • Food quality is very good.
  • The quality of classroom is very good, labs are available.
  • Wifi is available in schools and in hostels.
Academics & Faculty:
  • The daily routine is best at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Classes are held 5 days in a week.
  • Timings are from 9 am-1 pm and some days 9 am-4 pm with a break at 1-2 pm.
  • Projects, Assignments are regular and are graded.
  • The quality and method of teaching are awesome, teachers are very helpful and cooperative.
  • They not only gives us book knowledge but also about the world culture and society.
  • My overall experience in JNU yet is awesome and I can't express it in words.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • Per semester in Jawaharlal Nehru University, you have to pay only Rs. 283 which is the least in India as far I know.
  • One can get a scholarship of Rs. 2000 per month if his family income is less than Rs. 200k as far as I know.
  • On an average 70 - 90% students get a scholarship.
  • No loan is needed.
Placements & Internships:
  • Since I am a first-year student I don't know much about the placements in Jawaharlal Nehru University but since it is a no.1 university for a language course and NAAC graded it A with 3.91 out of 4, one must get the best job and sufficient Salary.
  • One must be +2 passed and have to apply for JNUEEE and qualify it with good marks, cutoffs are not visible during the result but after the admission, it goes visibly on a college website.
Deepak M.A. (Economics), batch of 2016
06 Apr 2015 Rating :
Academics & Faculty:
  • The name is enough JNU is one the premier institutes with more than good enough professors to help students through everything.
  • All of them are usually Phd's in their field
International Exposure:
  • JNU has excellent contacts abroad with different colleges and universities and students usually get scholarships to continue their studies abroad.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • What will you call a college which charges INR 1000 max towards tution fee.
Social Atmosphere:
  • JNU has plethora of things to do, something is going inside the campus at any given time of the day and in the city of Delhi you can never get bored.
Hostels & Food:
  • The placements are good but can be better. The average package of economics is between 5-6LPA.
College Infrastructure:
  • Being a central university there is no lack of funds thus a great looking campus with really great facilities.The library is well stocked with books to help students study also the classes are really good at Jawaharlal Nehru University
Shilpi M.A. Economics, batch of 2015
20 Jan 2015 Rating :
Hostels & Food:
  • Since the number of students studying in Jawaharlal Nehru University is sizeable and the hostel fees (excluding mess charges) is negligible, there is a demand and supply problem- excess demand and short supply- in the campus for hostel rooms.
College Infrastructure:
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University campus is aesthetically pleasing and technologically equipped.
  • It has a multi-storey library with each floor dedicated to a department.
  • The classrooms have projectors and most parts of the campus (academic block, library, and classrooms) are Wi-Fi enabled.
Placements & Internships:
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University does not have a rigid placement cell.
  • Mostly, the students' initiatives drive companies to visit the campus.
  • The average package for economics background is Rs. 6.5 lakh per year.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the cheapest colleges to study in India, with tuition fees not rising above Rs. 700 per semester.
  • Further, It provides various scholarships to students who come from poor backgrounds to help them meet their monthly expenditure on books and food.
Sulok French Literature , batch of 2012
17 Jan 2015 Rating :
Placements & Internships:
  • The companies like amazon etc visit Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for campus placement.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • There is a scholarship facility available for the students at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • The loan facility is not required for the students.
International Exposure:
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi has some collaborations with french universities.
  • The language of teaching is English and French.
Academics & Faculty:
  • The academic is good at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Life in college is good.