JNU vs DU    

By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

26th July, 2023

Jawaharlal Nehru University is ranked higher than Delhi University in the 2022 rankings of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). According to NIRF, JNU is currently ranked the second-best university in India, just behind the Indian Institute of Science.


“DU Vs JNU Comparison”

Compared to DU, the fees of JNU is much lower. For example, a JNU M.Sc degree fee costs about 692/year, whereas a DU M.Sc degree fee is between INR 3.8K to 69K/year.


UG vs PG Degree

Both universities are reputed for pursuing UG or PG degrees, but JNU is more popular for its post-graduate courses, and DU is more popular for its undergraduate courses.

While both universities are known for their amazing respective cultures, DU has a more cultural and vibrant life with parties and fests as compared to JNU.

Campus Culture

Entrance Exams

While DU conducts CUET for undergraduate courses and DUET for post-graduate courses, JNU conducts entrance exams department-wise.

DU and JNU both are top universities in India. Both have great placements and are situated in metropolitan cities. Pick a university that aligns with your goals.