Jawaharlal Nehru University School of Life Sciences - JNUSLS New Delhi - JNUSLS
The School of Life Sciences (SLS) was established on the basis of a report prepared by a working group headed by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan in the year 1970. The School stands today as a unique institution in the country where multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching and research in life sciences have established permanent roots. The uniqueness of the School essentially lies in the fact that within the School's faculty there are experts and active researchers representing almost all areas of modern biology. Life sciences in its entirety constitute wide range of our research programmes.The School believe that postgraduate teaching, in order to be effective, must be done by teachers who are also actively involved in research in their respective areas of specialization. The School have developed a teaching programme which stresses on the uniformity principals of molecular and cellular mechanisms in all living systems. The School have also made pioneering efforts in integrating physical sciences with biological sciences. In SLS, students from physical sciences are also inducted to study life sciences. Remedial courses in biology are offered to students from physical sciences stream, and students from biological stream are given courses in physical sciences and mathematics. For a total of approximately 50 seats School offer each year in M.Sc. and M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes. Selections are done through an all India written test and interviews. The School has been recognized as Center of Excellence under UGC-COSIST and DSA Special Assistance Programmes. In addition, UGC also provides JRF/SRF Fellowships to M.Phil/Ph.D. students of science streams who qualify the national entrance test of JNU.
Jawaharlal Nehru University Placement Cell (JNUPC) was opened in the year 2008, and we are happy to inform that since then college is securing students future. JNUPC will uphold the quality of the education and the social responsibility by giving a respectful job and opportunities to its students. Under JNUPC numerous programme will be organised to improve student's skill. JNUPC will try to place all the students who are seeking a respected opportunity to get engaged in government institutions, non-government institutions and other organizations.