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Jawaharlal Nehru University - Overview

JNU Highlights 2024

Regarded as one of India's leading institutions for postgraduate and research studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) stands as a public central university with the distinguished title of 'University of Excellence' conferred by the UGC. Recognized by the NAAC with an impressive Grade Point of 3.91 out of 4, JNU has secured the second position in the 'University' category according to the NIRF 2023 Ranking. Internationally, the university holds a place among the top 10 Indian universities in the QS World University rankings. Notably, JNU has pioneered by becoming the first university in India to incorporate foreign language courses into its Integrated MA program.

JNU currently consists of 14 schools, more than 50 centers, and eight special centers. Offering a diverse range of over 100 courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD levels, the university also provides Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma programs in various languages. In the realm of placements, the highest packages for on-campus and off-campus BTech placements in 2023 at JNU reached INR 33 LPA and INR 16 LPA, respectively. Essential highlights about Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are summarized in the table below:



Year of establishment | Ownership

1969 | Government

Total no. of students


NIRF Rankings 2023

  • 2 in the 'University' category
  • 10 in the 'Overall' category
  • 18 in the 'Research' category

Constituent schools and centres

  • Schools: 14
  • Centres: 50+

Flagship courses


Courses offered

100+ courses across multiple streams

Official entrance exam


Number of MoUs signed

270+ across 45+ countries

Types of scholarships

Merit-cum-Means based, Merit-based, Sports

Official website


JNU Brochure (2023-24)

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JNU Popular Programmes 2024

JNU provides a range of flagship courses including MBA, MA, MSc, and BA. The university offers an extensive catalog of approximately 100 programs spanning undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Across diverse academic streams such as Arts, Science, Computer Applications, Medical, Engineering, Law, Mass Communication, and Management, JNU provides a comprehensive array of courses. Notably, the top 5 most sought-after programs at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) include MBA (Master of Business Administration), BA (Bachelor of Arts) Hons, MCA (Master of Computer Application), MA (Master of Arts), and BTech (Bachelor of Technology).