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Jawaharlal Nehru University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Young at thirty years, as universities go, what has lent strength and energy to Jawaharlal Nehru University is the vision that ideas are a field for adventure, experimentation and unceasing quest and diversity of opinions its chief premise. In the early 1970s, when JNU opened its doors to teachers and students, frontier disciplines and new perspectives on old disciplines were brought to the Indian university system. The excellent teacher-student ratio at 1:10, a mode of instruction which encouraged students to explore their own creativity instead of reproducing received knowledge,and an exclusively internal evaluation were a new experiment on the Indian academic landscape; these have stood the test of time. The very Nehruvian objectives embedded in the founding of the University, national integration, social justice, secularism, the democratic way of life,international understanding and scientific approach to the problems of society had built into it constant and energetic endeavour to renew knowledge through self-questioning. The once rugged terrain of the Aravlli hill range, where the 1000 -acre campus is housed is now lush green. Parts of it host dense forests,sustaining a birdwatcher's paradise and some forms of wild life. The JNU campus is a microcosm of the Indian nation, drawing students from...
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2016
  • 41.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.2
    Faculty Student
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
51-100
2016
101-150
2017
  • 70.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 70.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 50.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 61.4
    H-index Citations
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2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 71
    Academic Reputation
  • 58.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 52
    Citations per Paper
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
528
International
9

Number of students

8,144
Postgraduate 101%
Undergraduate %

Number of international students

329
Postgraduate 100%
Undergraduate %
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