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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.

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.

 Jawaharlal Nehru University Courses:

 

Discipline Course Specialization
Arts B.A Arabic
Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Pushto
Russian
Spanish
M.A  Ancient History
Arabic
Arts & Aesthetics
Chinese
Development and Labour Studies
Economics
Economics(with specialisation in World Economy)
English
French and Francophone Studies
Geography
German Literature
German Translation/Translation & Interpretation
Hindi
International Relations and Area Studies
Japanese
Korean
Linguistics
Medieval History
Modern History
Persian
Philosophy
Political Science
Politics(with specialisation in International Studies)
Russian
Sanskrit
Sociology
Spanish
Urdu
Science  M.Sc
Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences
Biotechnology
Physics
Arts M.Phil Portuguese
M.Phil./Ph.D
African Studies
Ancient History
Arabic
Canadian Studies
Chinese Studies
Chinese
Cinema Studies
Comparative Politics And Political Theory
Computer & Systems Sciences
Diplomacy and Disarmament
Discrimination and Exclusion Studies
Economic Studies & Planning
Economics
Educational Studies
English
European Studies
French
Geography
German
Hindi Translation
Hindi
Indo-Pacific Studies (South-East Asia/South-West Pacific)
Inner Asian Studies
International Legal Studies
International Organisation
International Politics
International Trade & Development
Japanese Studies
Japanese
Korean Studies
Korean
Latin American Studies
Law & Governance
Life Sciences
Linguistics
Media Studies
Medieval History
Modern History
North East India Studies
Persian
Philosophy
Political Geography
Political Studies
Population Studies
Programme in Social Sciences in Health
Research Area
Research Area II
Research Area III
Research Area IV
Russian & Central Asian Studies
Research Area IV
Sanskrit
Social Systems
South Asian Studies
Spanish
Studies in Science Policy
Tamil
Theatre and Performance Studies
United States Studies
Urdu(URDP)
Visual Arts
West Asian Studies
Women Studies
M.Tech/Ph.D
Computer & Systems Sciences
Pre-Ph.D./Ph.D Nanosciences
Biotechnology
Chemical Science
Computaional Biology & Bioinformatics
Mathematical Science
Molecular Medicine
Physical Science
Science M.Sc+Ph.D
Computational & Integrative Sciences
Molecular Medicine
MPH/Ph.D
Programme in Community Health
Computer Applications MCA 
Media and Communication Diploma Urdu

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 Schools:

Jawaharlal Nehru University courses have diverse departments or Schools which has a spectrum of Disciplines.

  • Biotechnology
  • Computational and integrated science
  • Computer and system science
  • Arts and aesthetics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Life science
  • Language literature and cultural studies
  • International studies
  • Social science 
  • Sanskrit and Indic studies
  • Physical science
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee school of management and entrepreneurship

 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:

Where is JNU located in New Delhi?

The University is located in New Mehrauli Road in the Southern part of New Delhi. 

How far is JNU from the Railway station and the Airport?

It is about 17 kms 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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Based on 15 Student's Reviews 7.1/10  
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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

Affiliation and Accreditation


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

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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