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CIS Services

CIS Services

ICT Infra

  • 24x7 access to the Information Highway Of Internet using 1Gbps of Internet bandwidth
  • JNU’s Official Web Site (
  • Mail accounts with JNU’s domain name ( and for faculty, administrators & for students)
  • Access to the online Journals subscribed by JNU (individually as well as a member of UGC Infonet)
  • Troubleshooting support in resolving network related problem at client side
  • Video conferencing with other institutions anywhere in the World



The network links 22 buildings and some teachers, students, and support staff with access to voice, data, multimedia, and videoconferencing services as well as e-learning, research, and business applications. The new standard for next-generation wireless technology. Although the benefits of increased coverage and faster data transfer speeds had obvious appeal, the university needed to find a way to protect its existing wireless investment. This investment included 270 Cisco access points and associated WLAN controllers. The mixed campus environment also presented an additional challenge in helping ensure that slower 802.11a/b/g equipment did not limit the performance of any new 802.11n devices being installed.


eGovernance Cell

eGovernance Cell under CIS is to provide technical help in eOffice (eLeave, APAR, File Management, Knowledge Management etc.), University ranking data, House Allotment Application etc. Cell can be contacted at 2670-4080 during office hours in weekdays.


UCMC - University Computer Maintenance Cell

University Computer Maintenance Cell under CIS is to provide hardware and software support to the desktop users of the university.

UCMC is situated at the back side of the Central LIbrary building. Technical support is available between 09:00am-05:30pm from Monday to Friday (except holidays) at 2670-4133.


Video Conferencing Facilities

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Video Conferencing facilities are provided by CIS in the Hall No. 2 of Lecture Hall Complex. The facility consists of a Sony PCS-1 video conferencing system which provides the latest in conferencing technology and Sony Bravia line of high-performance 46” LCD TV as monitor and 2 Mbps bandwidth connectivity dedicated for the purpose. This Video Conferencing equipment is installed in a studio-like environment with sound proofing and Air Conditioning facilities.

This videoconferencing facility of JNU can be utilised by all the Schools/Centres by sending a written application addressed to the Director (CIS) mentioning the purpose, date and time (IST), name of the institution and the IP address of their equipment. By using this facility a few Video conferencing sessions have already been arranged with some institutions such as CDAC (Pune) and SBRI, USA.

Prerequisite -

* Skype/Zoom/JioMeet/GoogleMeet Id of the host and Interviews/Examiners
* Laptop with HDMI Cable or Desktop with Webcam


* Above mentioned facility will be available during official working  hours & days ( 09:00 A.M. to 05:30 P.M. & Monday - Friday).

* Recording Will be available only for Video Conference (if required).

Contact: -   

CIS @ 2670 - 8850,

Room No:- 202, Convention Centre, JNU. 

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.