Jawaharlal Nehru University, (JNU),Delhi was established in 1969 under the Jawaharlal Nehru University Act 1966. It is one of the most prestigious universities across the country. JNU is basically a research oriented university.Instead of colleges, JNU offers undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil. and research courses through various schools and centres of the university, that makes JNU different from other universities in the country.It is identified and is concentrating upon some major academic programmes, which are of relevance to national progress and development.
Several Centres in Schools have been declared by the UGC to be Centres of 'Excellence'. These are Centre for Historical Studies, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Centre for Political Studies, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, all in the School of Social Sciences. In addition three Science Schools--School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Environmental Sciences have also received the UGC recognition as Centers for Excellence.
Campus of JNU -
The University is located on a campus that is spread over approximately 1000 acres of land on the Aravali range in New Delhi, which has now been turned into a green and open area though many academic buildings, hostels, and residences for faculty and staff have come up during the last forty years.
Facilities at JNU -
Faculities / Departments at JNU -
Arts and Aesthetics
Computer and Systems Sciences
Computational and Integrative Sciences
Language Literature and Culture Studies
Law and Governance
Entrance Exam at JNU -
Jawaharlal Nehru University Engineering Entrance Exam (JNU EEE) 2013 is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi for candidates who wish to take admission to various full time Engineering course.JNU also conducts an Entrance Test for admission to various full-time and part time programs of study for M. Phil, Pre-Ph.D/Ph.D and PG.
Scholarships/Fellowships of JNU -
JNU offers several Scholarships and fellowships to Indian students. Some of fellowships offered at the University are:
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has decided to commence an undergraduate program under the scheme of innovation university program and the institute has sought approval from the UGC (university Grants Commission) for the same. This program will be a part of UGC’s innovation project....
CEEB (Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology) is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi for taking admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Biotechnology, Master of Science (M.Sc) in Biotechnology, Master of Science (M.Sc) in Agricultural and Master in Veterinary...
Applications are invited by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi for admission to Master in Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) programs offered by various universities/institutes such as Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and...
Applications are invited by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi for admission to Master of Science (M.Sc) program in Biotechnology and (Agri) Biotechnology offered in various research areas by various universities for the commencing session 2013-14. For more information on various...
Applications are invited by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi for admission to two years Master of Technology (M.Tech) program in Biotechnology offered in various areas by various universities such as Anna University, Chennai, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala...
Applications are invited by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program offered at various school and centers for the commencing session 2013-14. For more information on various school and centers, please click here. Eligibility...
It has been 40 years now, since the CSSS (Center for the Study of Social Systems) was established at JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) . 5 years after JNU was set up, based on the enactment of the JNU Act in 1966, the university built the center. To celebrate this occasion, the university is...
Seven higher education institutions have received a letter from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India asking them to launch meta-university. These seven colleges do not include Jamia Millia Islamia and Delhi University who have already declared their first...
The University of Sydney has joined hands with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and a private university, JGU (O P Jindal Global University ) in Haryana to encourage collaboration between students in the area of training, teaching and research. The Australia-India partnership is marked by...
The 2-year Meta course – Masters in Mathematics Education started by the Delhi University (DU) and Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) is witnessing huge response from the applicants. Sources from JMI revealed that around 300 applications have been received by the 2 universities...
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