I NDIA’ S BEST UNIVERSITIES
Unveiling a new media research department; designing student exchanges with the deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Thien Nhan; chatting with students at the campus dhaba before an event to introduce a hitherto unheralded environmentalist to over 6,000 scholars. The daily schedule of Jawaharlal Nehru University’s ( JNU) Vice- Chancellor Sudhir Kumar Sopory, 54, is a fitting tribute to the multi- discliplinary ethos of the university.
Located in the heart of south Delhi, JNU is a university which focuses on providing a self- sufficient academic environment insulated from outside distractions. Every year new facilities are implemented to enrich the overall student experience. In 2011, the university successfully added the Centre for Media Research, Centre for Census and Centre for Inclusion and Exclusion, as well as a Linguistic Empowerment Cell. The latter has introduced two foundation courses in English as well as tuition on technical and translation writing. Given JNU’S
VICE- CHANCELLOR S. K. SOPORY