Jawaharlal Nehru University: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

President of India presents Visitor’s Awards 2019

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind hosted a Conference of all Central Universities Vice-Chancellors, Directors of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research and the Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bengaluru on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The President of India presented the 5th Visitor’s Award during the inaugural ..

Jawaharlal Nehru University inks an agreement with IIT-Delhi

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has inked an agreement with IIT-Delhi for cooperation in research, education and technology developments in science and other disciplines. This collaboration will also facilitate access to each other’s libraries and central research facilities to intensify joint research projects and other related academic activities.

Meeta Narain conferred with Pushkin Medal 2019

Prof. Meeta Narain of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been conferred the prestigious ‘Pushkin Medal – 2019’ for her contribution to Russian studies abroad. Narain has contributed towards re-writing of Russian studies textbooks for graduate students after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Her work gave a contemporary flavour to the textbooks, which are now ..

JNU decides to confer alumni award to Nirmala Sitharaman & S Jaishankar

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has decided to confer its Distinguished Alumni Award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. The award will be presented at JNU’s third convocation to be held in August. Ms Sitharaman had completed her MA and M Phil degrees while Mr Jaishankar completed his M Phil and doctoral research ..

Romila Thapar elected as a member of American Philosophical Society

Dr. Romila Thapar, the well-known historian and writer, has been elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in United States (US). Dr. Thapar, a Professor Emerita of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, was among 1,013 members elected to the society at its Annual Spring Meeting.