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Jawaharlal Nehru University

The Jawaharlal Nehru University, located in New Delhi, is one of the premier institutes in the country, imparting courses under various disciplines. It is not only one of the foremost universities in the country, but also in Asia and also it ranks within the top 200 Universities across the world. Ever since it was set up in the year 1969, the JNU has been continually striving towards promoting world class education to the native as well as foreign students.

The location of the Jawaharlal Nehru University makes it convenient to access it from all parts of the city. The sprawling premises have been built over an area of 1000 acres of land. The JNU ridge present through the very heart of the campus adds to the beauty and natural charm of the place.

Nehruvian objectives and principles can be very strongly felt across the mood and ambiance of the JNU premises and also in its classrooms and other activities. Social justice, national integration, secularism and a democratic way of life besides a scientific approach to all problems and issues are very evidently felt all throughout the JNU campus. The JNU Students Union and the Foreign Studentsí Association strive to keep the interests and welfare of the students intact.

There are about 5000 students taking pride in being associated with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, besides the 500 odd faculty members. The various disciplines that one could opt for in the JNU are:

- Bio Technology
- Social Sciences
- International Studies
- Language, Literature and Culture Studies
- Computer Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Arts and Aesthetics
- Information and Technology

Besides these, there are special centers also available for molecular studies, law and international trade and development as well.

To cater to the outstation students, the JNU has 15 hostels out of which 7 are for men, 3 for women and 4 have provisions for housing both men and women, besides one specifically meant for married students only.
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