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About JNU

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Delhi, India. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1969. As an active member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of Indian Universities (AIU), International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU), JNU is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university is among the top-600 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 601 position in the world.

JNU offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

Location
Delhi, India
Establishment year
1969
Students
7,938
International students
318
Female students
47%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#601-610
Rating THE
2024#601-800
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Arts & Humanities256
Social Sciences & Management336
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JNU tuition fees

The academic calendar at JNU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in India. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The tuition fee at JNU for foreign students varies depending on the program and starts from 2,199 USD per year. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Foreign2,199USD/year
Master
Foreign2,199USD/year

Study programs at JNU

Engineering & Technology
Computer Science and Engineering
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science and Engineering
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Humanities
Chinese
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
English Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
Francophone Studies
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
German Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
Japanese Language
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
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Other programs
Journalism & Media
Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
18 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Medicine
Public Health
Study degree
MPH
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Social Sciences & Management
Social Sciences in Health
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Education & Training
Educational Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
Law
International Organization
Study degree
LLM
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Law
Law and Governance
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Law
Applied Sciences & Professions
Development and Labour Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Disaster Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Sociology
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Sociology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Economics
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Geography
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Nanoscience
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Computational Biology and Integrative Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Computer Applications
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science and Technology
Study degree
MTech
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Business Administration
Study degree
MBA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
International Relations
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
International Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
International Trade and Development
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biotechnology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computational Biology and Integrative Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Life Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
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Arts & Humanities
Arts and Aesthetics
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Cinema Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
18 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Theatre and Performance Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Visual Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
African Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Canadian Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Chinese
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Chinese
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Development and Labour Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
African Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Canadian Studies
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Comparative Politics and Political Theory
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Development and Labour Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Diplomacy and Disarmament
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
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JNU campus

JNU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Not only locals study at JNU, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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