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Jawaharlal Nehru University - JNU, New Delhi Jawaharlal Nehru University is a Government College and it was established in 1974. Jawaharlal Nehru University offers 17 courses in Information Technology, Science, Engineering, Vocational, Arts and Humanities streams. Popular courses are BSc+MSc, MA, M.Tech, M.Phil, Diploma.

New Delhi (Delhi)
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Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Overview

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was established in the year 1966 by an act of Parliament with an unorthodox academic philosophy. It is one of the leading central universities in the country with a renowned centre for research and teaching. 

The university has been ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). On a scale of 4, JNU was accredited with a Grade Point of 3.91 by NAAC. In addition, the university was ranked number 3 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India in 2016 and number 2 in the year 2017. It was conferred with the Best University Award from the President of India in 2017. 

As of today, JNU has a total of 13 schools with 55 centres and 7 special centres that offers courses like MA, M.Phil, PhD, Certificate Courses, Advanced Diploma courses, MSc, BA and so on. JNU has collaborated with foreign universities for publications, research and projects. It also hosts the Indian aspect of some international degree courses. Not only have the academic centres of JNU been declared as the “Centres of Excellence” by the UGC but the university itself has been accorded with the status.  

Located in the southern part of New Delhi, the university is well-connected with all the prominent railway stations and the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which makes it easily accessible for everyone. It also has numerous clubs, a digital library, state-of-the-art labs, highly advanced auditoriums and separate hostel facilities for girls and boys. 

JNU has, over the years, successfully built a holistic platform for all its students in order to act as an interface between potential grads and prestigious companies or recruiters.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University Top Courses & Fees Jawaharlal Nehru University Courses

B.Tech+M.Tech 2 Courses Offered
BA 1 Courses Offered
BSc+MSc 1 Courses Offered
M.Phil 4 Courses Offered
MSc 2 Courses Offered
MA 1 Courses Offered
MPT 1 Courses Offered
MCA 1 Courses Offered
M.Tech 1 Courses Offered
Diploma 1 Courses Offered
Certificate 1 Courses Offered
PhD 1 Courses Offered

Jawaharlal Nehru University,New Delhi Rankings


  • Jawaharlal
    • Ranked in 2020
  • Jawaharlal
    • Ranked in 2020
  • Jawaharlal
    • Ranked in 2019



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Jawaharlal Nehru University Awards and Rankings

  • JNU ranked in top 100 in Times Higher Education Asia and BRICS Top Ranking.
  • JNU wins 11 medals at the 19th National Sports Meet for the Blind


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Can I apply for JNUEE 2021 with an overall aggregate score of 50.55% in BA Economics?

-AnonymousUpdated on January 14, 2021 05:16 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, through JNUEE 2021, you can apply for admission in MA Economics (with specialization in World Economy) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The detailed eligibility criteria have been discussed below - 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics with Mathematics as a subsidiary subject and overall aggregate of 50%

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with Economics as a subsidiary subject and overall aggregate of 50%

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics with Mathematics and Economics as subsidiary subjects and overall aggregate of 50%

Candidates with any Bachelor’s degree where they have studied Mathematics and Economics as compulsory subjects with a minimum ...


I am a Male candidate and I belong to the General Open category with no deprivation points. I have scored 78 in JNUEE 2020. What are my chances of getting selected for M.A. IRAM (International Relations and Area Studies)?

-Rishi BorkotokyUpdated on November 05, 2020 04:40 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, according to the previous year male general open category JNUEE closing cutoff score for M.A International Relations and Area Studies was 77%. If the cutoff trends for JNUEE 2020 for M.A IRAM admission for the general unreserved male category candidate remain same then you are likely to get inducted into your favourite programme offered at Jawaharlal Nehru University. However, we suggest you wait until the JNUEE cutoff scores for the academic year 2020-21 is released so as to get a clearer picture regarding getting admission. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is yet to announce the detailed ...


Jnu ka entrance exam ka form kab niklega

-Altaf RazaUpdated on December 26, 2019 12:21 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Entrance form for Jawaharlal Nehru Univesity (JNU) will be released in March 2020 for various UG, PG and PhD courses. 

Please the following links for more information related to JNU application process.

How to Apply for JNUET 2020

Hope the above information is useful for you. Feel free to write at CollegeDekho for more information and queries. 


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Jawaharlal Nehru University , New Delhi is Government college.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University , New Delhi was established in the year 1974.

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