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Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is an Indian public central university located in Delhi, the capital city of India.  JNU was established in 1969. In 2012, The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) announced with grade 3.9 out of 4 in the country. Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the top universities in India. JNU has notable alumni personalities, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (Foreign Secretary of India); Arvind Gupta (Indian Deputy National Security Advisor) Nirmala Sitharaman (Defence Minister of India); Amitabh Rajan.

Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi:


Jawaharlal Nehru University, Mehrauli, Delhi. Phone: 011 2674 2575

Jawaharlal Nehru University Website:

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Jawaharlal Nehru University was granted recognition and accreditation to the following prestigious institutions across the country.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Defence Institutions

  • Army Cadet College, Dehradun ​ 

  • College of Military Engineering, Pune

  • Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad

  • Military College of Telecommunication Engineering

  • National Defence Academy, Pune

  • Naval College of Engineering, Lonavala 

Jawaharlal Nehru University IAS Administration and Civil Services Wing:

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. 

Research and Development Institutions:

  • Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow

  • Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad

  • Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC), New Delhi

  • Institute of Microbial Technology (IMT), Chandigarh

  • Central Iinstitute of Medicinal-and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow

  • Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore

  • National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi

  • National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi

  • International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi

  • Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram

  • Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune

  • Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Gurgaon 

MoU with Foreign Universities:

JNU has signed about 119 MoU universities all over the world to exchange programs and academic collaboration. Academic courses: Under graduate; Post graduate; M.Phil.; Research programs; Ph.D.

Admission Process:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University will accept the application with online submssion and you can find more information 

  • Fee structure was published at Jawaharlal Nehru University Fee Structures.

  • JNU is infused with an intense political life on Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.

  • Students that leave campus are said to acquire a "permanently changed outlook on life" as a result of the student politics.

Students and Faculty of Jawaharlal Nehru University:

JNU has over 7300 students, who come from all parts of the country and abroad. There are over 500 faculty members in addition to administrative staff.

Courses Offered by Jawaharlal Nehru University:

Many courses are offered by Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Direct Ph.D. In Molecular Medicine,

  • Pre-Ph.D. In Molecular Medicine

  • Master Of Arts in Social Science,

  • Master Of Arts in Politics (International Studies),

  • Master of Arts In English

  • Master Of Arts in Hindi

  • Master Of Arts in Economics (International Studies)

Master Of Arts in Urdu,

  • Master Of Science In Physics,

  • Master Of Arts in Linguistics

  • Master of Arts in Economics

  • Master of Arts in Political Sciences

  • Master of Arts in History

  • Master of Arts in Life Sciences

  • Master of Science (Biotechnology)

  • Master of Arts in Geography

  • Master of Arts in Sociology

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Foreign Languages

  • Master of Science in Environmental Sciences

  • Master of Science in Life Sciences

  • Master of Arts and Aesthetics

  • Master of Arts in Sanskrit

  • Master of Computer Application

  • Master of Arts in Political Science

  • Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences

  • Pre-Ph.D in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

  • Master of Science in Environmental Sciences

  • Master Of philosophy in Environmental Sciences

Financial Aid:

Jawaharlal University Provide scholarship and fellowship to all Indian students. A limited number of Merit-cum-means scholarships are available for the deserving and meritorious students whose parents’/guardians’ monthly income does not exceed Rs. 25,000/- per annum. The value of these scholarships is Rs. 300/- p.m. for resident students and Rs. 120/- p.m. for non-resident students. The payment of scholarships will be governed by the rules in force in the University from time to time.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Notable Alumni of Jawaharlal Nehru University:

  • Subrahmanyam Jaishankar - Foreign Secretary of India

  • Arvind Gupta - Indian Deputy National Security Advisor

  • Harun Rashid Khan - Deputy Governor of RBI

  • Venu Rajamony - Press Secretary to the President of India

  • Syed Asif Ibrahim - PM's envoy on Countering Terrorism & Extremism

  • Nirmala Sitharaman – Ex-Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Commerce & Industry—and the present Defence Minister of India

  • Amitabh Rajan - Former Additional Chief Secretary (Home) of Maharashtra (Responsible for Ajmal Kasab's hanging)

Campus Life:

Jawaharlal Nehru University has 1000 acres in Aravali Range. The University hostel system includes 18 Hostels for Boys and Girls and one complex accommodating married students. Jawaharlal University provides quality of education and good environment.

University Rank:

  • 16th rank in country universities

  • 1671 rank in world universities

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