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JNU : Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the topest and popular universities in Delhi, India, and the world As well. Maybe you heard about JNU or you are planning to study in the same. This article tells you all the aspects related to JNU.


According to NIRF 2020 universities ranking list, Jawaharlal Nehru University has secured 2nd rank all over India. Not just in India JNU has its own place in the world as well.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. The university is known for leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences.


New Mehrauli Road, JNU Ring Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110067

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Courses Offered

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences   

  • BA French Hons   
  • BA Chinese Hons       
  • BA Arabic Hons   
  • BA German Hons   
  • BA Japanese Hons   
  • BA Korean Hons   
  • BA Persian Hons   
  • BA Pashto Hons
  • BA Russian Hons
  • BA Spanish Hons
  • M.Phil Economics   
  • B.Tech and M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering   
  • B.Tech and M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • M.Phil Economics Studies and Planning       
  • MA Economics       
  • MA Economics with Specialization in World Economy
  • MCA   
  • M.Tech Computer Science and Technology   
  • M.Tech Statistical Computing       

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

  • M.Phil Educational Studies
  • M.Phil International Legal Studies
  • M.Phil Cinema Studies       
  • M.Phil Media Studies       
  • M.Phil Visual Studies       
  • MA Visual Studies       
  • M.Sc Life Sciences   
  • M.Sc Environmental Sciences   
  • M.Sc Physics   
  • M.Sc Computational Biology and Integrative Sciences   
  • M.Sc Molecular Medicine   
  • M.Phil Life Science   
  • M.Phil Studies in Science Policy   
  • M.Phil Visual Studies   
  • M.Sc Chemistry       
  • M.Sc Computation and Integrative Sciences   
  • M.Sc Mathematics

Does JNU Conduct Entrance

Yes, JNU is one of the topest universities in India, so students want to study at JNU. Every year JNU conducts entrance tests, those who clear the entrance get the chance to study in JNU.

JNU entrance is tough

Nothing is easy or nothing is tough if you are passionate about it. Yes, there is so many competition for JNU but if you want to Clear entrance you can, by doing hard work.

JNU have hostel facilities

Jawaharlal Nehru University has its own hostel facilities with affordable fees. Any student from any state of India can pursue Jnu without any hostel issue.


The fee of JNU is so less compared to other universities in india. The student Union of JNU is so active, they don’t allow the administration to hike the fee.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University has a good record of placement as well. Approximately more than 70% students get placement with a decent salary package.


Nirmala Sitharaman, S. Jaishankar, Abhijit Banerjee, Palagummi Sainath, Syed Asif Ibrahim, Baburam Bhattarai, Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Abhay Kumar, Amitabh Rajan, Discover, Amitabh Kant, Swara Bhaskar, Prakash Karat, Aditya Jha, Abdul Sattar, Murad, Shehla, Rashid, Ashok Tanwar and many more. 

Jawaharlal Nehru University has its own brand value, if you are preparing for JNU just study hard for entrance.



Merit-cum-Means Scholarships:

A number of Merit-cum-Means scholarships are available for deserving and meritorious students whose parent’s/ guardian’s income does not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum or as may be laid down from time to time. The payment of scholarships will be governed by the rules in force in the University from time to time.


Okita Memorial Fellowship There are two Fellowships each of the value of Rs.5000/- p.m. with an annual contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- awarded by the ICCR on the recommendation of the University for 2 years. This is open to meritorious Indian students in JNU who are registered for M.Phil/Ph.D. and MA 2nd year program in various Centres of SIS/ SLL&CS/SSS pursuing studies/research in any of the areas of specialization bearing on Japan or on India’s Relations with Japan.

G Parthasarathi Endowment Fellowship – There are four Fellowships including the one in Memory of Late Chandrasekhar Prasad the student leader in JNU of Rs.1000/-p.m., each awarded to students initially for a period of one year, renewable by another year on the basis of academic performance, to students coming from economically weaker sections of society, particularly Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Backward Class, and Physically Challenged (Handicapped) students.

Special Fellowships for SC/ST and PH students – Four Fellowships are awarded @ Rs.12000/- p.m.(for one semester or two semesters) for students hailing from deprived sections of society i.e. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe and Physically Challenged (Handicapped) with a view to preparing them for taking up teaching and/or research as a career. These fellowships are to be used for most deserving among them who have completed two years of Ph.D. or after having completed M.Phil. are on the verge of completion of Ph.D.
Jawahar Bhawan Trust Scholarship – These Scholarships are of the value of Rs.1000/-p.m. awarded to 10 students for a period of one year (covering two semesters) and may be renewed for subsequent semester(s) subject to the condition that the student maintains a CGPA of 5.5 at the end of the third semester of MA/M.Sc. and fifth semester in case of MCA.
Nippon Foundation (Japan) – Two Fellowships are awarded every year out of the endowment of US$ 1 million given by the Nippon Foundation. The fellowship holders will enjoy this prestigious Fellowship for a period of 3 years at the rate of Rs.15000/- per month. 

By: Geetu Katyal

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