Jawaharlal Nehru University Placement Cell
जवाहरलाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय प्लेसमेंट सेल

Beyond the Classroom

JNU nurtures and encourages its students to grow and excel in all fields. Besides academics, it provides opportunities for extra-curricular activities that are regularly organized.



Cultural Clubs


The university has numerous clubs like Mountaineering and Trekking, Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Literary, UNESCO, Drama, Music, Fine Arts, Dance, Wellness, Yoga, Taekwondo, Badminton, Cricket and other sports Clubs some of which hold awards and recognition at National and International level tournaments. For instance, JNU won 11 medals at the National Para-Athletics Meet held at Panchkula, Haryana in 2016. These clubs help in the all-round development of an individual by enhancing their skills and personality. Some glimpses are shown below.


Clutural Club Photo

Dandiya Celebration

Cultural Photo

Mountaineering Activties

Theatre photo

Theatre Performance

Clutural Club Photo

Dessert Trekking


Sports Activities


JNU provides excellent infrastructure for outdoor and indoor sports activities such as cricket, football, badminton, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, lawn tennis, and so on. Students participate in different games and also play inter-university, state level, national and international level tournaments. Some of the glimpses and achievement of students are shown here.


Sprots Photo

Inter Hostel Turnament

Sprts Photo

Volleyball Tournament

Theatre photo

Kabaddi Tournament

Sports Photo

National Sports Day Celebration



Community Service


JNU is engaged in welfare services through the National Service Scheme (NSS). It is a public service program institutionalized under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Under this umbrella, students participate in various community service activities, such as blood donation, plantation drive, gender empowerment, disaster management programmes, social defense training programmes, etc. In addition, JNU has also adopted a Slum/Basti named Cooli Camp, JJ basti, situated near the campus, where students voluntarily involve in many activities such as teaching, career counseling, dance and music classes along with various sports activities. These programmes foster not only social awareness but also social responsibility and imbibe in them a sentiment of contributing towards the betterment of the society.


NSS JNU

Career Counseling

NSS JNU

Teaching Classes

NSS JNU

Tree Plantation

Sports Photo

Health Check-Up Camp



Leadership Opportunities


JNU is responsible for conducting student union elections every year to elect student representatives from amongst the students at University and School levels who form an integral part of the Students Union. JNU campus is politically vibrant where students regularly invite journalists, politicians, and academicians for debates and discussions. Regular debates and discussions instill confidence among students, develop communication and leadership skills and help them to make informed decisions. In addition, JNU also provides different platforms such as NSS, NCC, and Cultural & Sports Clubs that helps students to enhance their leadership skills.


NSS JNU

Swacchta Awareness

NSS JNU

Web-Desiging Training

NSS JNU

National Youth Festival

Sports Photo

Best Volunteer Award