Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
About Jawaharlal Nehru University
Jawaharlal Nehru University is also known as JNU. JNU is a public university established in New Delhi, India. JNU has been ranked first in the top five universities in India by the Human Resource Ministry for the last two years. Earlier it was named the best university by the President of India, who is a visitor to Central Universities in India.
JNU was founded in 4th April 1969 by an Act of Parliament. It was named after the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. G Parthasarathy was the first Vice-Chancellor. Pro. Moon Reza was the founder president and rector.
JNU has recognized and recognized the following institutions throughout the country.
Research and Development Institutions
- Centre for Development Studies
- Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Central Drug Research Institute
- Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
- Inter-University Accelerator Centre
- V. V. Giri National Labour Institute
- Institute of Microbial Technology
- Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
- Raman Research Institute
- International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
- National Institute of Immunology
- National Institute of Plant Genome Research
- Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
- Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, (Secunderabad)
- Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, (Mhow)
- National Defence Academy, (Pune)
- Naval College of Engineering, (Lonavala)
- Army Cadet College, (Dehradun)
- College of Military Engineering, (Pune)
JNU was awarded in 2017 by the “Visitor’s Award” for “Best University”.