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Jawaharlal Nehru University

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (7)
Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Medicine & Health (2)
Education & Training (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

Education

The educational philosophy of the university gets translated into its somewhat unorthodox academic structure. Grounded in a faith in the unity of knowledge, JNU has sought to avoid the narrowly conceived Department structure of conventional universities, preferring instead to bring allied disciplines within a few broad and inclusive entities called Schools, under whose interactive ambit are placed the more specialized units, called Centres, There are also Special Centres that are outside even the broad structures of School but may grow further. 

Research

The University brings out four research journals which have high academic visibility in India and abroad. These are Studies in History, International Studies, JSL (the Journal of the School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies) and Hispanic Horizons. Several members of the JNU faculty also edit national and international journals besides the above four.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
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2021
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2020
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
701
2020
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2019
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Library services

Towering above all academic complexes in university serene element, sitting on the confluences of the premises of school building is our great and time-honored central library. Its ground floor has a geographical spread of approx. 50000 Sq. ft. and the column of nine-storey building has a floor stretching itself in 6000 Sq. ft. 

Medical services

The objective of the University Health Centre (UHC) is to provide health care that is broadly comprehensive comprising preventive, curative and promotive services of high quality easily accessible and responsive to students needs within the resources provided by the University.

Student Life

Campus life

JNU is located in the southern part of New Delhi, Capital of India. and is well connected by road from the three main Railway Stations, i.e. New delhi and Delhi and Nizammudin railway station 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.

Student Reviews

Overall good
Akash Ajay rated 4 out of 5 stars

A wholesome education. Even though I was in Sciences I got to know a lot of social sciences-related topics and current issues from the university atmosphere. The faculty also has a lot of connections with universities abroad. The course work is comprehensive enough for the field, though there is some scope for improvement. The labs are also well equipped. The fees are some...

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