Jawaharlal Nehru University – [JNU], New Delhi Overview

  New Delhi   NAAC, Central University   ESTD 1969
  New Delhi   NAAC, Central University   ESTD 1969

About College

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is the foremost university in India and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research. JNU ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a Grade Point of 3.91 (on a scale of 4), JNU was ranked no three among all universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India, in 2016 and no 2 in 2017. It also received the Best University Award from the President of India in 2017. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has collaborated with universities across the world in research projects, conferences, and publications. It has many active MoUs with international and national universities and exchange faculty and students with them regularly. It also hosts the Indian segment of some international degree programmes. Highlights:
Founded In 1969
University Type Public (Government)
Campus Area 1000 Acres
Library 5, 00,000 books, 2000 e-journals, 53 national/international journals
Faculty 620
Hostel 17(Boys Hostel) 2(Ladies hostel)
How to Reach 17 Kms from New Delhi Railway Station; 5.4 Km from Hauz Khas Metro Station; 8.3 Km from Chattarpur Metro Station
JNU Courses:
Undergraduate Courses 34
Postgraduate Courses 34
Ph.D. 73
Body / Magazine Rank Year
NIRF 3 2016
Outlook magazine A++ 2017
Edu Rand 100+ 2017
The Week 100+ 2015
JNU DELHI Scholarship
  • Australian High Commission Fellowship
  • Okita Memorial Fellowship
  • Korea Foundation(Korea)
  • G Parthasarathy Endowment Fellowship
  • Dr. Sheila Zurbrigg Fellowship
  • Special Fellowships for SC/ST and PH student.


Source Rank
NIRF (2016) 2
NIRF (2017) 2
NIRF (2018) 3