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Jawaharlal Nehru University

Location Near the Vasant Lok market in Munirka
Established 1969
Colleges/Schools Various centers namely SIS, SSS, SL and SCS
Courses Various, Sciences and Humanities, Notably Language and International studies
Hostel Facility Yes
Session Mid-July to April

Jawaharlal Nehru University in DelhiJawaharlal Nehru University, popularly called JNU in New Delhi, is one of the most prestigious universities in India. The JNU has only one campus that is spread across 1000 acres. The university has close to 6000 students on its campus and has a strong international standard faculty numbering 500. The institution was established in the year 1969 in order to promote Central Asian and East-Asian studies.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University is an institution of reckoning when it comes to International and Linguistics studies. The JNU offers Under-Graduate courses in linguistics only. Other courses such as Sciences, Humanities and International Relations are offered in Post-Graduate studies. JNU has as many as 14 hostels on its campus that has good accommodation and food facility. There are more than 500 foreign students on its roll.

Some of the famous colleges in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, known as 'Schools', are School of Language, School of Social Sciences and School of International Studies. The campus has good facility for sports and regular inter schools meet are organized. The campus is politically vibrant and the Student Union elections are like festivals. Over the years, the JNU has produced some of the best social scientists and political leaders in India.