Jawaharlal Nehru University


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Jawaharlal Nehru University History

Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public university settled in New Delhi, India. It was established in the year 1969 by an act of Parliament. The bill for the institution of Jawaharlal Nehru was placed within the RajyaSabha on 1st September 1965 by the minister of Education, M.C Chagla. The Indian School of International Studies was merged with Jawaharlal Nehru University in June 1970. After the merger, the “Indian” was dropped from the name of the School and it became the School Of International Studies of the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Jawaharlal Nehru University offers 905 undergraduate programs, 2,150 postgraduate programs. It also offers MPhil/Ph.D. Programs, Diploma/Certificate courses. It also include School like, 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 Science, 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 Indic and Indo-Iranian Studies, School of Social Sciences.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Campuses

Jawaharlal Nehru University is located in the southern part of New Delhi, Capital of India, and is well connected by road from the three main Railway Station, i.e New Delhi, and Delhi and Nizammudin terminal as well as the Inter-state Bus Terminus of Delhi. It is also a short distance away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. In short, JNU is easily accessible from anywhere in the world. The Jawaharlal Nehru University infused with associate intense political life on campus. Students that leave campus are said to acquire "permanently modified outlook on life" as a result of the students Politics. The politicization of campus life has led to a refusal to brush under the carpet social issues such as feminism, minority rights, social and economic justice. All such problems are debated fiercely in formal and informal gatherings.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Achievements

Jawaharlal Nehru University was awarded the “Visitor’s Award” for “Best University”, in 2017 by the President of India. The university has achieved doctor's degrees to individuals like Shinz? Abe, SherBahadurDeuba, and national leader. Jawaharlal Nehru University is that the foremost university in the Republic of India, and a world-renowned center for teaching and research.

Jawaharlal Nehru University USP

Jawaharlal Nehru University was ranked no 3 among all universities in the Republic of India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Government of Republic of India, in a pair of 2016 and no 2 in 2017. Jawaharlal Nehru University was ranked sixth overall in the National Institutional Ranking Framework ranking of 2018 and second among universities.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Notable Alumni

Baburam Bhattarai [36th Prime Minister of Nepal], Ajit Seth [30th Cabinet Secretary of India], Harun Rashid Khan [Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India], Umesh Upadhyay [President & Director Media at Reliance Industries Limited], SrijitMukherji [Bengali Film Director], Ashok Tanwar [ Former President of Indian Youth Congress].

Jawaharlal Nehru University Programs

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Jawaharlal Nehru University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: INR 79,920

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Deadlines

Bachelors: April 18

Masters: April 18

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Rankings


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