ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Tale of Exception Told in Two Acts

University Grants Commission and Jawaharlal Nehru University

The Jawaharlal Nehru University was conceived as a “different” university 52 years ago when a bill on it was introduced in Parliament. By the early 1970s itself, it was clear that the university was fulfilling its objectives. Even today, the university is as rural as urban, has more women than men, with socially and economically backward students forming the overwhelming majority. It is also a place of excellence, not as conveyed by ranking systems, but by the value its research holds for its peers across the world.



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Updated On : 17th May, 2017

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