|#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|
- Highest Degree
- Acceptance rate
* 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 Requirements||Senior school certificate (10+2) or recognized foreign equivalent|
|Academic Calendar||July to May (July - December; January-May)|
|Full time employee||550|
Publications & Citations
Jawaharlal Nehru University majors
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Jawaharlal Nehru University has on-campus housing.
Programs and Degrees
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|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
- Born in
- 1992-.. (age 30)
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.
- Born in
- 1959-.. (age 63)
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.
- Born in
- 1987-.. (age 35)
- student leaderpoliticianactivist
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.
- Born in
- 1956-.. (age 66)
- politicianjournalistanimal rights advocate
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.
|Alternative names||JNU |
जवाहरलाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय
|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
|Phone||+91 (11) 2671 7500|
|Fax||+91 (11) 2671 8234|