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Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi

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About Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi


Jawaharlal Nehru University is the foremost university in India and a world-renowned center has completed five decades in the field of education and research. JNU established in the year 1969 in New Delhi and celebrating golden jubilee in 2019. JNU NewDelhi ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] and JNU ranked number 3rd  among all universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework. In 2017 JNU received the Best University Award from the President of India.

JNU campus stretches across 1000 acres in a lush green landscape and dense forest that gives shelters to peacocks and a wide range of birds. Integrated five year MA program in foreign language was first introduced by JNU. There are twenty major schools under the JNU with sub-centers registered to offer education in the stream of arts, science, biotechnology, foreign languages, molecular medicines, management, linguistics, nanoscience, etc. The collaborated method of teaching along with the research aspect curriculum help JNU to stand unique among the other universities in India as well as abroad.

JNU Admission for undergraduate, postgraduate, Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D. programs can be done on the official website of the college. All the notifications regarding the admissions are available on the site. JNU Delhi also offers integrated courses in humanities, science, and technology. Many members of the faculty and research scholars have own prestigious national and international awards for their efforts. 

Jawaharlal Nehru University has not dealt with single discipline departments but has multi-disciplinary Schools of Studies in graduate, postgraduate and research level for national and international students. The Centre for Historical Studies, the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, the Centre for Political Studies, the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, and Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, all in the School of Social Sciences have been declared to be the Centre of Excellence by University Grant Commission. To dispense a high standard of academic excellence JNU college has an exchange program and academic collaborations with universities around the world in research projects, conferences, and publications.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University Highlights:

JNU New Delhi, a prestigious and well-known university with a unique academic structure stands in the field of education and research glorified for the past five decades. Jawaharlal Nehru University is committed to offering full accessibility to all of its programs and services for individuals with disabilities. The other highlights of the JNU are mentioned below. 

Year Of Establishment  1969
Type Of University  Central Public University
Accreditation NAAC A+++
Approvals AICTE, UGC
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Medical Facility, Sports, Library and Auditorium.
Rankings India Today - MDRA ranking 2018 and NIRF
JNU Address New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, India - 110067
JNU Contact No. 011-26704090
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Certificate,  Postgraduate, Doctoral JNU Fees

JNU Schools and Centres: 

Jawaharlal Nehru University has divided the courses and specializations offered by it into a number of schools and centers. JNU has 13 schools and 7 centers to specialize in different streams. The schools and centers under JNU are mentioned below.

  • School of Arts & Aesthetics
  • School of Biotechnology
  • School of Computational and Integrative Sciences
  • School of Computer and Systems Sciences
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of International Studies
  • School of Language Literature and Culture Studies
  • School of Life Sciences
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • School of Physical Sciences
  • School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies
  • School of Social Sciences
  • Centre for the Study of Law and Governance
  • Special Centre for Disaster Research
  • Special Centre for E-Learning
  • Special Centre for Molecular Medicine
  • Special Centre for Nanoscience
  • Special Centre for National Security Studies
  • Special Centre for the Study of North East India

Jawaharlal Nehru University Rankings:

JNU New Delhi has been awarded couples times for its dedicated contribution to the field of education and research. More details regarding the JNU ranking and awards are given below.

  • JNU ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
  • JNU was ranked number 3rd  among all universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.
  • In 2017 JNU received the Best University Award from the President of India.
  • JNU New Delhi ranked number one by The Week -HANSA Research in 2018.
  • JNU grabbed the best university award of India Today-MDRA Ranking in 2018.
  • QS World University Ranking 2018
  • The European Commission has awarded the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for European Union Studies in India (CEEUSI) to Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2018. This is one of the highest international recognition for any European Studies program.

JNU Courses:

Jawaharlal Nehru University NewDelhi has 13 schools and 7 centers to cater courses in different disciplines since its inception. JNU offers more than 100 specializations in the stream of arts, science, foreign languages, biotechnology, nanoscience, molecular studies, medical field, etc. All the courses and specializations according to their schools and centers are mentioned below.

School of Arts and Aesthetics:

JNU School of Arts and Aesthetics offers post-graduate degree courses in the theoretical and critical study of cinema and the visual and performing arts. In India, it is one of the places where these disciplines are offered at the Master’s level as an integrated course.

MA Courses Offered:

  • MA in Arts & Aesthetics

M Phil/ Ph.D. Courses Offered:

  • Cinema Studies
  • Theatre And Performance Studies
  • Visual Studies 

School of Biotechnology:

The Biotechnology school of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi is established in the year 1985. And it was one of the first six universities in India to commence postgraduate teaching and research program in the field of Biotechnology.

Courses Offered:

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • Ph.D. Biotechnology

School of Computational and Integrative Sciences:

Established in 2001, the School of Information Technology (SIT) was renamed the School of Computational and Integrative Sciences (SC&IS). The school focuses on teaching and research in computational genomics, bioinformatics & drug discovery, biology of databases & systems, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence in the interdisciplinary fields.

 

Courses Offered:

  • M.Sc. in Computational Biology & Integrative Sciences
  • P.G. Diploma In Big Data Analytics 
  • Ph.D. In Computational Biology & Bioinformatics / Complex Systems.

School Of Engineering:

School of Engineering is Jawaharlal Nehru University's youngest department. The main courses offered at the School of Engineering are a five-year dual degree program with a specialization in social sciences, science, and technology from B.Tech Engineering and Master's (MS / M.Tech). The course has a 10-semester duration that covers science and technology's thrust areas.

Overall Structure of five-year Dual degree program

The main courses offered at the School of Engineering is a five-year dual degree program with B.Tech Engineering and Master’s(MS/ M.Tech.) with specializations in social sciences, science, and technology.

Courses Specializations
B.Tech-MS/ M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering, Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Science/ Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering, Social Sciences/Humanities/Science/Technology
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Social Sciences/Humanities/Science/Technology
Chemical Engineering, Social Sciences/Humanities/Science/Technology
Mechanical Engineering, Social Sciences/Humanities/Science/Technology

School of Environmental Sciences :

The School of Environmental Sciences of JNU was established in the year 1974 and the program has been periodically reviewed, revised and updated according to the need of the industry with the help of experts.

Courses Offered:

M.Sc./ M.Phil/Ph. D.

School Of Life Science:

The School of Life Science was established in the year 1970  on the basis of a report prepared by a working group headed by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan.

Courses Offered:

Courses Specializations
M.Sc./ M.Phil. Life Sciences
Ph.D. Plant Biology, Virology, Biotechnology
Microbiology, Immunology, Infectology, Radiation and Cancer Biology
Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology
Animal Physiology, Neurosciences and Systems Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Nanobiology

 School Of Physical Science:

Since its inception in 1986, the School of Physical Sciences (SPS) is one of the leading departments of India in research and teaching in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. National and international level seminars and workshops being held at the school.

Courses Offered:

Courses Specializations
M.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Ph.D. Physical Science, Chemical Science, Mathematics

School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies:

The Special Center for Sanskrit Studies in JNU has upgraded to a full-fledged School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies in 2017. The courses are offered in Indian Intellectual and Cultural Traditions , Vedic Studies, Navya-Nyaya, Sanskrit Language and Literature, Pali & Prakrit Language & Literature, Indian Philosophical Systems, Computational Linguistics, Indian Discourse Analysis, Sanskrit Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Puranas, Epics, , Sanskrit Poetics and Aesthetics, Environmental Ethics, Manuscriptology, Indian Socio-Political Thought. The courses offered under the Sanskrit and Indic Studies are as follows.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.In Sankrit 
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
  • Certificate Of Proficiency

School Of International Studies:

The School of International Studies is the oldest school of the University and is established in 1955. More than 40 years of expertise this school is one of the premier institutions in the country for the study of international relations and area studies at an academical level. The details of the centers and courses are mentioned below.

Courses Specializations
MA in  Political Science Politics International Studies
MA in  Economics World Economy
M.Phil/ Ph.D. American Studies, Latin American Studies, West European Studies, Canadian Studies, Diplomatic Studies, International Legal Studies, International Trade and Development, Chinese Studies, Japanese and Korean Studies, International Politics, International Organisation, Disarmament Studies, Political Geography, Russian and East European Studies, South Asian Studies, South East Asian & Southwest Pacific Studies, Central Asian Studies, West Asian and North African Studies, African Studies
African Studies -M.Phil Political System in Africa, Africa, and the World, Research Methodology, Ideologies in African, Development Strategies Sub-Saharan Africa, Government and Politics in North Africa, Colonial Impact and African Nationalism, Economic Development and Social Change in Africa
African Studies -M.A. Africa and the World, Government, and Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa, Political Economy of Sub-Saharan Africa
US Studies MA Government and Politics of the U.S.A., Foreign Policy of the United States since the Second World War, Introduction to American Society:
US Studies M.Phil. Themes in Contemporary American History, Congress and Foreign Policy, American National Security Policy & Process, US Policy towards the Asia-Pacific Region, Society and Culture in the United States, The Dynamics of American Society, Research Methodology
Latin American Studies MA
Political Economy of Latin America, Foreign Policies of Major Latin American Countries
Latin American Studies M.Phil A Survey of Latin American History, Government & Politics in Latin America, Contemporary Economic Problems of Latin America, Process of Political and Economic Restructuring in Latin America, US Economic Policy Towards Latin America, Brazil Since 1930s, Mexico Since 1910
Canadian Studies MA Canada in World Affair
Other Course Offerings Portuguese Language, Latin American Society, and Politics, Social Political Structure of Latin America, Seminar on Latin America, Contemporary History of Chile, History of Argentina-(1516-1994)
Canadian Studies M.Phil. Foreign Policy of Canada, Government,  and Politics in Canada, Multiculturalism, Indigenism and Diasporic Aspects of Canadian Society, Political Economy of Canada, Research Methodology

School Of Language Literature And Culture Studies:

The School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies established in 1969 and is one of the premier institutions in the country in the field of learning languages and pursuing higher studies and research in linguistics, literature in various languages, and culture studies.

The school has twelve centers that are as follows: Centre of Arabic and African Studies (CAAS), Centre for Chinese and South-East Asian Studies (CCSEAS), Centre for English Studies (CES), Centre for French and Francophone Studies (CFFS), Centre of German Studies (CGS), Centre of Indian Languages (CIL), Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS), Centre for Korean Studies (CKS), Centre for Linguistics (CL), Centre of Persian and Central Asian Studies (CPCAS), Centre of Russian Studies (CRS), and Centre of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Latin American Studies (CSPILAS). Besides, the School also has a well-equipped Language Labs and Multimedia Complex. The courses offered at the school are mentioned below.

Courses Offered:

  • BA Arabic 
  • MA Arabic
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D. In Arabic

Centre For Chinese and South East Asian Studies:

  • B.A. (Hons.) in Chinese
  • M.A. in Chinese
  • M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Chinese

Centre of English Studies:

Courses Specializations
BA [Optional] Language and Literary Studies, British Literature, Literary Theory, and Criticism
MA English Language, Language and Literature, Literature: Forms & Authors, British Literature: Genres and Forms, British Literature: Periods and Movements, English in India: Language & Literature, English Literature from other Non-British Parts of the World, Translation Studies and Comparative Literature and Poetics, Literary Theory and Criticism, Semiotics, Literature & Other Arts, Involvement Courses
BA [Tool Courses] Spoken English, English Grammar, Structure of English, Comprehension and Composition, Interpretation
M.Phil. English Language, Research Methodology, Literature in Other Englishes, Translation Studies and Comparative Literature and Poetics, Literary Theory and Criticism, Semiotics, Structuralism, Culture Studies

Centre of French and Francophone Studies:

JNU is the first University in the country to establish a Centre of French and Francophone Studies. The center mainly focuses on teaching and research in the French language on the Francophone(French-speaking) countries.

Courses Offered :

  • BA in French & Francophone Studies 
  • MA in French & Francophone Studies 
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D. in French & Francophone Studies

Centre For Japanese Studies:

Founded in 1973, Center for Japanese Studies. The center had previously offered a one-year certificate course and was later upgraded to an integrated five-year full-time postgraduate course. The courses offered at the center are listed below.

 Courses Offered:

  • BA 
  • MA
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D.
  • Optional Courses 

Centre For Korean Studies:

The Korean Studies Center is a department of JNU's Language, Literature and Culture Studies Department. The Center has become one of the Indian Subcontinent's largest academic centers for the study of Korean language, literature, and culture. Korean Language was first presented as a Pre-Diploma course at the Center in 1976. Below are the courses offered at the school.

Courses Offered:

  • BA 
  • MA
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D.
  • Certificate Courses 

Centre For Linguistics:

The Center for Linguistics focuses on core areas such as phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax, as well as areas such as neuro-cognitive linguistics and sociolinguistics in interdisciplinary language studies. JNU's Center for Linguistics is one of India's leading centers for language studies and linguistics. 

Courses Offered:

  • BA 
  • MA/ MA Integrated 
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D.
  • Optional Courses 

Centre of Persian & Central Asian Studies:

The Persian & Central Asian Studies Center was established as the Center for Afro-Asian Languages in 1971 at Jawaharlal Nehru University. This is JNU's only center with the language lab facility in India to learn Persian. The language laboratory helps students improve language skills. The courses are listed below under the center.

Courses Offered:

  • BA [Hons.]
  • MA 
  • M.Phil/ Ph.D.
  • Certificate Courses 

Centre of Russian Studies:

The Russian Studies Center (CRS) is a prestigious center in India to research Russian language, literature, and culture. The Center was set up in 1965. It has been the leading hub for studying Russian Language, Literature & Culture in India since its inception. Below are the courses offered at the school.

Courses Offered:

  • B.A. Hons. in Russian
  • M.A. in Russian
  • Ph.D. in Russian
  • M.Phil in Russian

Centre of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian & Latin American Studies:

The Centre was originally established as the Centre of Spanish Studies in the early 1970s and subsequently expanded to include Portuguese and Italian programs. This center is considered as one of the leading Centres in Spanish and Latin American Studies in South East Asia.

Courses Offered:

  • B.A. [Hons.]
  • M.A. 
  • Ph.D.
  • M.Phil.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship:

The Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship of JNU plays a key role in most systems and institutions, whether it is Education, health, hospitality or manufacturing. The students at JNU have the advantage to explore a more comprehensive understanding of management and entrepreneurial principles. The courses offered at the management school of JNU are mentioned below.

Courses Offered:

  • MBA
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development
  • Ph. D.

School Of Social Science:

The School Of Social Science of JNU is established in 1970, and now this School has the largest faculty in the university. The School of Social Sciences has 13 Centres and offers different courses. The centers and the courses offered under each center are mentioned below.

Centre for Economic Studies and Planning:

The Center for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), which was founded in 1973, has established itself as a leading center for economics teaching and research. The center has both theoretical and applied work in addition to other universities. The center offers M.A., M.Phil./Ph.D. and Direct Ph.D. programs in Economics. 

Courses Offered 

  • M.A./ M.A Optional 
  • Ph.D.
  • M.Phil.

Centre For Historical Studies:

One of the oldest centers in the School of Social Sciences, the Center for Historical Studies initiated a post-graduate program in early 1970. For the first time in history, the center has pioneered the study of contemporary history. Below are the courses offered under the center.

Courses Offered: 

  • M.A.
  • M.Phil.

Centre For Informal Sector And Labour Studies:

One of the newly created JNU Centers is the Center for Informal Sector and Labor Studies. The center began with the goal of concentrating on the objective of researching the informal sector, which includes non-agricultural workers, farmworkers, traders, fishermen, craftsmen, street vendors, domestic work, etc. Below are the courses offered under the core.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • Ph.D. 

Centre for Media Studies:

For research and academic study on media and its interaction with culture, politics and economy in India, the Center for Media Studies (CMS) came into being. The courses available at the center are listed below.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • Ph.D.
  • M.Phil.

Centre For Philosophy:

The School of Social Sciences founded a Center for Philosophy in 1999. The center focuses on researching philosophy-cutting issues and concerns through ideologies and narrow disciplinary boundaries. The Center for Philosophy courses are listed below.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • Ph.D./ M.Phil.

Centre for Political Studies:

Centre for Political Studies Centre for founded in 1971, the center has an excellent reputation for academic excellence. The center is today a pioneer in teaching and research in contemporary politics in India, building on its historic capacity.

  • B.A.
  • M.A.
  • Ph.D./ M.Phil.
  • Direct Ph. D.

Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health:

Established in 1971, the Center for Social Medicine and Community Health. The main aim of the center is to provide academic content to the public health discipline, making it relevant to India's situation. The courses available at the center are listed below.

Courses Offered : 

  • M.Phil.
  • Direct Ph. D.
  • MPH

Centre For Studies In Science Policy:

The Centre for Studies in Science Policy is unique to the Indian University system. Designed as a combined teaching and research effort. the Research themes that currently comprise faculty and student concerns involve science, technology, and innovation policies; university-industry relations; intellectual property rights; gender relations in science and technology; globalization of innovation; internationalization of R&D; technology and environment; scientists in organizations and technology futures studies. The courses offered at the center are mentioned below.

Courses Offered:

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph. D.
  • Direct Ph. D.

Centre for the Study of Discrimination and Exclusion:

The Centre for the Study of Discrimination and Exclusion is a unique institutional space created within the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University to study the structures and processes of exclusion and discrimination. The focus of this center is to enable further research on present and future sites of discrimination and exclusion that adversely affect social groups like Dalits, tribals, and religious minorities.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph. D.
  • Direct Ph. D.

Centre for the Study of Regional Development :

The Regional Development Study Center was established in 1971 with a mandate to concentrate on the interdisciplinary curriculum of teaching and research studies, put in an overall context of regional development in India. The Center is offering M. A. And that's M. Phil. D. Three major programs: Economics, Geography, and Studies of Population.

Courses Offered:

  • B. A.
  • M.A.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph. D.

Centre for the Study of Social Systems:

The Center for Social Systems Study (CSSS) was established in 1971 with the goal of conducting teaching and research on issues related to social change processes in the context of development and modernization. The teaching and research center shows commitment to urgent development issues, marginalization, social justice, and social movements, to name a few.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph. D.

Centre for Women's Studies:

The Center for Women's Studies (Center for Women's Studies, JNU) aims to study gender issues in an interdisciplinary and comparative framework, thus creating a vibrant community of feminist academics, students, activists and artists concerned with gender, sexuality and broader power issues.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A.
  • M.Phil.

Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies in the School:

Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies in the School came into existence in 1972. The Centre's priority area was identified as the higher education sector as it interacted intensively with primary and secondary education sectors as well.

Courses Offered:

  • M.Phil.
  • Ph. D.

Centre For The Study Of Law & Governance:

Since its founding, the Law and Governance Study Center has developed a new interest in exploring how governance activities are regulated by law and how those practices are opening the law to further challenge. To structure research and teaching on the relationship between law and governance, the Center adopts a multidisciplinary approach.

Courses Offered:

  • M.Phil/ Ph. D. Law & Governance
  • Doctoral Program of Study 

Special Centre for Disaster Research:

JNU's Special Disaster Research Center, which is also the first transdisciplinary research center. First, the three main operational fields are natural sciences, GIS and satellite imagery, second; populations, organizations and decision-making legal framework, third; disaster management administration and government agencies. The courses offered under the center are mentioned below.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A. Disaster Management  
  • Ph. D. Disaster Management 

Special Centre for Molecular Medicine:

The SCMM seeks to promote research in the field of molecular and cell biology with direct application to human disease treatment. JNU's Special Center for Molecular Medicine (SCMM) has pioneered research and education in this area in India and is the first national center to offer Ph. D. level training. The center launched Pre-Ph. D. in order to encourage medical graduates and students from basic sciences. And Direct Ph.D. programs in molecular medicine and activities in teaching and research

Courses Offered:

  • Ph.D. Programme in Molecular Medicine
  • M.Sc.-Ph. D. in Molecular Medicine [Integrated]
  • Pre Ph.D. Programme in Molecular Medicine

Special Centre for Nanoscience:

A newly created interdisciplinary research and teaching center at JNU is the Special Center for Nanoscience (SCNS). The research topics currently being pursued in relation to nanoscience include ferromagnetic nanostructures, magnetic nanocomposites; microwave absorbers; nano-devices; magnetic nanoparticles based on target-specific drug delivery & radiofrequency-(RF) hyperthermia treatment of cancer cells; giant magnetic resistance bio-sensors; nano-biotechnology, bio-sensors, hybrid nanomaterials, anti-bio films, etc. 

Courses Offered:

  • M.Tech. in Nanoelectronics
  • Ph.D. in Nanoscience

 Special Centre for the Study of North East India:

Special Centre for the Study of North East India (SCSNEI) at JNU was established in the year 2018, upgraded from a Programme of research and teaching called North East India Studies Programme (NEISP). In its new form, SCSNEI aims at expanding the horizons of research and teaching in North East India, rare in the country. The courses offered under the center are mentioned below: 

Courses Specializations
B.A.Optional Courses Politics in North East India, Sociology of North East India, Colonialism and Culture in North East India, Colonialism and Christianity in North East India, Introduction to History of North East India, Introduction to Literatures of North East India
M.A.Optional Courses Interpreting Culture History of North East India, Politics of Resistance in North East India, Frontier Making in North East India, Tribes in North East India, Politics of Development in North East IndiaSociology of Religion in North East India
M.Phil. Optional Courses Religion and Society in North East India, Government and Politics in North East India, Economic Development in North East India, History of Frontiers and Borderlands in North East India, Connected Histories of North East India, Tribes and Ethnicity in North East India, Cultural Histories of North East India, Print Culture and Social Change in Colonial North East India, Politics of Resistance in North East India
M.Phil. Compulsory Courses Understanding North East India, Research Methodology

Centre For East Asian Studies:

The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region. The courses offered under the center are mentioned below.

Courses offered:

Courses Specializations
Centre For East Asian Studies M.Phil/ Ph.D. Chinese Economic Patterns & Development, Chinese Political System, China's Foreign Policy & International Relations, Communist Movement In China 1921-1949Modern History Of Japan, Government & Politics In Japan, Industrialization & ForeignTrade Of Japan, Political & Economic Development In Korea, Modern History Of KoreaCultural Revolution And After, Education And Society In Japan, Korean Peninsula In International Affairs Since 1945, Contemporary ForeignPolicy Of Japan, Social And Political Ideas In JapanJapanese Language-I, Japanese Language-II, Korean Language-I, Korean Language-II, Chinese Language -I, Chinese Language-II, Research Methodology, Organization And Management In Japan, Society& Culture In Post Mao China, ModernHistory Of Korea, Issues & Themes In Chinese History, Political Economy Of Japan, Science And Technology In China’s DevelopmentEast Asia: The Region And It's International Relations

Centre for Inner Asian Studies:

The Centre for Inner Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University is engaged in teaching and research on the whole of Central Asia, that is the five Central Asian Republics of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan

Courses offered:

Courses Specializations
BA Introduction to Central Asia
MA Society and Culture in the Himalayas, Economic and Political Geography of South Asia
M.Phil. Winter Semester Research Methodology, Great Power Interest in Central Asia during the Twentieth Century, Ethnicity, Religion and Politics in Afghanistan, GIS for Area Studies, Government and Politics in Mongolia, Modern Tibetan Language – II, Society, Culture, and Politics of Tibet
M.Phil. Monsoon Semester Great Power Interest in Central Asia, Human Security in Central Asia, Geo-Politics of Afghanistan, Government and Politics in Central Asia, Society, Culture, and Politics in Xinjiang, Modern Tibetan Language-I, Political Economy of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament:

The Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament was established in 1970 and is one of the oldest Centres of the School of International Studies.

Courses Offered:

Courses Specializations
BA Introduction to World Politics, Introduction to the UN System
MA Globalization of Human Rights, Great Powers in the International System, International Organization, Introduction to Diplomacy, Introduction to Peace and Conflict ResolutionNational Security and International Relations, Peace and War in the Nuclear Age, Political Geography, Problems of International Relations, Theory of International Relations, Arms Race, Arms Control and Disarmament, Comparative Foreign Policy, Superpower Diplomacy: Structures, Processes and Problems, Third World Diplomacy, Aesthetics, and International Politics
M.Phil. International Organization, Diplomacy, and Disarmament Studies, Political Geography

Centre For International Trade and Development:

Centre For International Trade and Development is established to focus on International Economics and Economic Development. The center is considered as a premier economics department in India.

Courses Offered:

  • M.A. in Economics [Specialisation in World Economy]
  • M.Phil/Ph.D. International Trade and Development. 

Centre For Russian And Central Asian Studies:

The Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University established with an aim to promote research and studies on Russia, Central Asia and other republics of the former Soviet Union. To facilitate academic interaction, the Centre regularly conducts international and national seminars and lectures. 

Course Offered:

Courses Specializations
M.A Russian Political System, Foreign Policy of Russia :
M.Phil Russian Language, Research Methodology, Politics and Society in Russia, State and Regional Security in Central Asia, Politics and Society in Modern Central Asia, Politics and Society in Trans-Caucasia, International Communist Movement During The Soviet & post-Soviet period, Foreign Policy of New RussiaEconomic Development in Central Asia, Foreign Policy of Central Asian States, Economic Transformation of Russia, Ukraine and Belaur, Politics of modernization in Central Asia

Jawaharlal Nehru University Admissions:

Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi has started functioning in the year 1969 and has multidisciplinary centers and schools. Under each school and center have different courses in undergraduate, postgraduate doctoral and certificate programs in various disciplines. JNU NewDelhi Admission can be done online through the official website. There is no viva voce examination is held for admission to any program except for M.Phil and Ph.D. The candidates are admitted on merit on the basis of their performance in the Computer Based Test and the past exam scores. The admission to the M.Tech program is based on an All India Examination, conducted by the University at different centers in India and followed by an extensive interview. Foreign nationals who are living in India will have to appear for the entrance exams and interviews.

JNU Placements:

JNU NewDlhi started the placement cell in the year 2008 and the students of the university have been placed in top companies throughout the years. JNU Placement cell organizes a lot of workshops, seminars and alumni interactions to improve student’s skills. The University is visited by a number of companies for recruitment. The top recruiters are NIIT, Adobe, Samsung, Siemens, Amazon, Canbay, Google, etc.

JNU Infrastructure Facilities: 

JNU New Delhi comprises 13 schools that have 55 centers, 7 special centers and all have separate high-end labs, classrooms, and facilities.JNU has the state of the art infrastructure facilities that make the university unique from other institutions in India.JNU is a DIVYANG friendly campus is dedicated to providing full accessibility to all of its programs and services for individuals with disabilities. The details of the JNU Infrastructure Facilities are mentioned below.

  • Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility [AIRF] a special research facility for the Science Schools.
  • Communication and Information Services CIS for setting up a campus-wide computer network in the academic complex of the university.
  • The high-tech convention center has two auditoriums, one committee hall, three lecture halls, one training room, and one committee room to organize seminars,  workshops, lectures, etc.
  •  DIVYANG friendly campus for students with disabilities.
  • University Science Instrumentation Centre [USIC] to provide in house facilities for design, development, and maintenance of scientific instruments.
  • JNU has three guest houses to accommodate national and international guests.
  • JNU has a unique modern library with an expansive collection of books, remote access, online catalog, online database, e-newspapers, e-books, etc.
  • JNU campus is equipped with high-end computer labs with supercomputing facilities and language labs with five audiovisual rooms.
  • The life Science department has equipped with Central Laboratory Animal Resources and an experimental Botanical Garden. 
  • JNU NewDelhi has 18 hostels for the students.
  • The University Health Center [UHC] has been in service for the students from the year 1973.
  • JNU college has equipped with indoor and outdoor games facilities.

JNU Scholarships:

JNU scholarship is provided to all eligible students and the students can apply for scholarships if they are eligible. The details of the scholarships and fellowships are given below.

Scholarships:

  • Tendulkar Scholarship
  • Prof. Nurul Hasan
  • Jawahar Bhawan Trust
  • Prof. M J K Thavaraj MCM
  • D S Gardi Sanskrit
  • Prof. Gauri Shankar Singhal Merit

Fellowships:

  • Okita Memorial Fellowship
  • Fox International Fellowship of Yale University
  • Swamy Pranavananda Memorial Research
  • G Parthasarthi Endowment
  • Nippon Foundation [Japan]
  • Dr. Prafulla K. Pani research
  • Australian High Commission
  • Dr. Sheila Zurbrigg
  • Posco Fellowship

JNU Collaborations:

JNU, New Delhi has made collaboration with universities and institutions in 48 countries. some of the universities and institutions are mentioned below.

  • Kandahar University, Afghanistan.
  • Daito Bunka University, Japan
  • Niigata University, Japan
  • Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Washington University
  • Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia 
  • The University of Warsaw, Poland
  • University of Tehran, Iran
  • Centralesupelec, France
  • The University of Havana, Cuba and many more.

JNU FAQs:

  1. Where is JNU located in New Delhi?  
    -The University is located in New Mehrauli Road in the Southern part of New Delhi.

  2.  How far is JNU from the Railway station and the Airport?
    -It is about 17 km from the New Delhi Railway station and is at a very short distance from Indira Gandhi International Airport. One can take the metro which connects both the Railway station and the Airport and get down at Hauz Khas Metro Station.

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Student Reviews


Manjul
Manjul
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
6/10
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.

CLUBS & 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



Deepak
Deepak
Master of Arts [MA] (Economics), batch of 2016
8/10
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.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
  • JNU has excellent contacts abroad with different colleges and universities and students usually get scholarships to continue their studies abroad.

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



Deepak
Deepak
Master of Arts [MA] (Economics), batch of 2016
8/10
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.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
  • JNU has excellent contacts abroad with different colleges and universities and students usually get scholarships to continue their studies abroad.

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



Manjul
Manjul
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
6/10
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.

CLUBS & 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



Contact Details and Location


Address : New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, India
Website : http://jnu.ac.in

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by NAAC, UGC; affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University - [JNU], New Delhi;.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Jawaharlal Nehru University Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria of the JNU courses vary according to the types of courses and specializations. The JNU college admission criteria for all the courses are mentioned below.

Courses Eligibility

MA

  • Candidates should have an aggregate of 50% in Bachelor's degree.
MCA
  • Candidates should have an aggregate of 55% in graduation with Mathematics subject.

M.Sc

  • Candidates should have completed Bachelor in relevant subject from any recognized university.

M.Phil/Ph.D.

  • Candidates should have completed a masters degree with an aggregate of 55% in relevant subjects.

 


Courses and Fees Structure of Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi

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Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 778
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031

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Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 772
Master of Public Health [MPH]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 723
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 728
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Advanced Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 234
Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,097
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 733
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 778
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 733
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 778
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 778
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,087
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031
Jawaharlal Nehru University, [JNU] New Delhi Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 728
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,031

Hostel Details


JNU Hostel Details:

JNU NewDelhi campus provides separate residential facilities for both girls and boys.JNU has 18 hostels to accommodate students. More details of JNU hostel facilities are given below 

  • The hostel rooms are provided with all the basic amenities like a bookshelf, table, chairs, etc.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University Facilities include separate hostels for both girls and boys.
  • The hostels are built for maximum air ventilation and natural sunlight.
  • The hostel mess serves healthy and delicious food, filtered drinking water.
  • The hostels have 24 hours of water supply.
  • There is a reading room, TV, gymnasium in the hostels for the students.
  • The campus has Bank and ATM facilities.
  • JNU hostel fees are very affordable.

Discussion Forum



Q

what is the address of jawaharlal nehru university?

Asked By alan,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

New Mehrauli Road, Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi 110067.



Q

who are the notable alumni of jawaharlal nehru university?

Asked By alan,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

Prakash Karat, Aditya Jha, Kanhaiya Kumar, Nirmala Sitharam, Abhijeet Bannerjee are some of the notable alumni of Jawaharlal nehru university.



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