Jawaharlal Nehru University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#991 of 14,131 In the World
#231 of 5,830 In Asia
#14 of 876 In India
#4 of 64 In Haryana
#4 of 24 In Delhi
#154 of 1,051 For International Relations and Diplomacy
Top50% For 65 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
5,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
jnu.ac.in
Languages
English;Hindi
Acceptance rate
19%*

* Jawaharlal Nehru University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSenior school certificate (10+2) or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJuly to May (July - December; January-May)
Enrollment5,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,068
Citations
218,576

Jawaharlal Nehru University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
3,537 / 93,752
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,574 / 25,450
Chemistry
2,333 / 62,556
Environmental Science
1,801 / 47,197
Engineering
1,627 / 26,524
Physics
1,528 / 19,700
Medicine
1,239 / 36,515
Computer Science
1,193 / 14,454
Economics
1,164 / 12,803
Biochemistry
907 / 29,293
Political Science
884 / 2,603
Materials Science
774 / 8,925
Business
617 / 7,346
Geography and Cartography
551 / 6,671
Development Studies
534 / 6,603
Demography
515 / 17,001
Sociology
503 / 2,621
Genetics
436 / 11,836
Molecular Biology
390 / 10,430
Condensed Matter Physics
358 / 2,907
Mathematics
357 / 3,756
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
329 / 3,430
Environmental Management
304 / 9,568
Psychology
298 / 3,655
Microbiology
292 / 8,830
Political Economy
283 / 1,500
Botany
275 / 12,728
Geology
271 / 8,383
Art & Design
268 / 877
Agricultural Science
265 / 6,602
Hydrology and Water resources management
253 / 8,766
Environmental Chemistry
249 / 9,105
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
247 / 3,857
History
244 / 415
Public Health
226 / 8,193
Pharmacology
219 / 8,026
Computer Networking
203 / 1,697
Oncology and Cancer research
197 / 3,528
Gender Studies
197 / 1,177
Biophysics
189 / 3,802

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 102 578
1992 102 655
1993 113 773
1994 96 714
1995 98 754
1996 117 876
1997 103 839
1998 150 1079
1999 130 1258
2000 122 1305
2001 167 1564
2002 145 1925
2003 167 2182
2004 194 2759
2005 235 3169
2006 212 3610
2007 235 4272
2008 289 5021
2009 352 5787
2010 362 6876
2011 498 8188
2012 525 9979
2013 566 11917
2014 754 12835
2015 889 13975
2016 996 15420
2017 1078 17700
2018 1135 18946
2019 1177 25008
2020 1380 33115
2021 1463 41973

Tuition

Jawaharlal Nehru University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Master's Degree Aesthetics, Ancient Civilizations, Arabic, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chinese, Development Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, German, Hindi, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Russian, Sanskrit, Sociology, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation, Urdu
Master of Philosophy African Studies, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Arabic, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Canadian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Community Health, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Demography and Population, East Asian Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, European Studies, Film, French, Geography, German, Government, Hindi, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Spanish, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Urdu, Visual Arts, Women's Studies
Doctor of Philosophy African Studies, American Studies, Arabic, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Canadian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Community Health, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, European Studies, Film, French, Geography, German, Government, Hindi, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medieval Studies, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Pacific Area Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Russian, Sanskrit, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Urdu, Visual Arts, Women's Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University alumni

  1. Nora Fatehi

    Nora Fatehi
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actordancermodelsingermanufacturer
    Biography

    Nora Fatehi is a Canadian actress, model, dancer, singer, and producer who is known for her work in the Indian film industry. She has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil language films. She made her film debut in the Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. She gained popularity in Telugu cinema by doing item numbers in films like Temper, Baahubali: The Beginning and Kick 2 and has also starred in two Malayalam films, Double Barrel and Kayamkulam Kochunni.

  2. Nirmala Sitharaman

    Nirmala Sitharaman
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian economist and politician serving as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India since 2019. She is a member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2014. Sitharaman formerly served as the Defence Minister of India, thereby becoming India's second female defence minister and also the second female finance minister after Indira Gandhi and first full-time female Finance Minister. She has served as the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs under the Ministry of Finance and the Minister for Commerce and Industry with independent charge. Prior to that, she served as a national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party.

  3. Kanhaiya Kumar

    Kanhaiya Kumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    student leaderpoliticianactivist
    Biography

    Kanhaiya Kumar is an Indian political activist who served as the president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union and leader of the All India Students Federation. He served as National Executive Council member of Communist Party of India. He joined Indian National Congress on 28 September 2021.

  4. Maneka Gandhi

    Maneka Gandhi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistanimal rights advocate
    Biography

    Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is an Indian politician, animal rights activist, and environmentalist. She is a member of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian parliament and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She is the widow of Indian politician Sanjay Gandhi. She has been a minister in four governments, most recently in Narendra Modi's government from May 2014 to May 2019. Gandhi inspired many individuals towards social entrepreneurship for example TreeAndHumanKnot in August 2020 which triggered it become a nation wide movement to plant fruit trees by couples.

General info

Alternative names JNU
जवाहरलाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1969
Accreditation University Grants Commission (UGC)
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

Location and Contacts

Address New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi, NCT of Delhi, 110 067
India
City population 26,495,000
Phone +91 (11) 2671 7500
Fax +91 (11) 2671 8234

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