Jawaharlal Nehru University was established in 1969 and is one of the most esteemed universities of the country. It offers a wide range of courses and aims at moulding personalities in a way that they help in the overall development of the society. The University encourages and appreciates the freedom of a student to define and design course content or even start new courses after extensive research and preparation. It is an academically and socially spirited place where everyone has equal space to express their opinions.
The 1000 acre campus is lush green and parts of it host dense forests, sustaining a birdwatcher's paradise and some forms of wild life.
Several centres/departments of this University have been declared by the UGC as Centres of Excellence. These are the School of Social Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Environmental Sciences.
New Mehrauli Road, Munirka-110067