Jawaharlal Nehru University is the foremost university in India, and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research.Ranked number one in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC) with a Grade Point of 3.91 (on a scale of 4), JNU was ranked no 3 among all universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Government of India, in 2016 and no 2 in 2017. JNU also received the Best University Award from the President of India in 2017. Jawaharlal Nehru University has collaborated with universities across the world in research projects, conferences, and publications. It has many active MoUs with international and national universities and exchanges faculty and students with them regularly. We also host the Indian segment of some international degree programmes.
JNU campus is a microcosm of the Indian nation, drawing students from every nook and corner of the country and from every group and stratum of society. To make sure that this is so, annual admission tests are simultaneously held at centres in various parts of the country (and at one centre abroad in Kathmandu, Nepal) and special care is taken to draw students from the underprivileged castes and ethnic groups. International students form nearly 15% per cent of the annual intake and as of now come from approx. 30 - 35 countries across the continents. The mission of the University is social contribution through education and learning, using advanced researchtools and methodologies at the highest levels of excellence matching international standards. Towards this mission, JNU will strive to:
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