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JNU Campus is one of the most happening place for students in Delhi where they can experience everything from fun to academics to nature and peace. Wikimedia Commons

By Ruchika Verma

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU is one of the most prestigious academic institutions in India
  • JNU is famous for its huge campus and campus life
  • JNU campus is one of the best places to hang out in Delhi for students

JNU or Jawaharlal Nehru University is famous for many things. Be it everyday students’ protests, the excellent reputation in the field of education and research or simply the controversies related to nationalism. But one thing which makes JNU everyone’s favourite is its campus.

JNU is simply one of the best places to meet some of the most intellectual minds in India. You will find various students and teachers from several fields in JNU campus ready to engage in intellectual discussions or debates.

JNU has one of the largest campuses in India. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

JNU campus is located in the south Delhi area. The JNU campus area is full of greenery and fresh air. JNU campus s also one of the largest in India, JNU campus size is about 1019.38 acres. Jawaharlal Nehru University is easily the hub for all kinds of brainstorming sessions, where one can learn a lot not only about academics but also about life.

But JNU campus life is not all about studies and academics, there is a lot more to it. JNU campus has a plethora of things which makes it one of the best places to hang out as well. If you are ever planning to visit the JNU campus, these are the places you definitely shouldn’t miss.

Mughal Darbaar

This restaurant serves some of the best Mughlai food in Delhi. It is one of the favourite spots of students who love the non-vegetarian food. The place is famous for its Butter Chicken and amazing ambience. The place is open until midnight and is favourite of all the party-goers.

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Ganga Dhaba

This is another famous food joint in the JNU campus which remains open till wee hours of the morning. It is famous for its multi-cuisine, delicious food which almost feels like it is home-made. It is also a favourite place for all the politically-active students who are often found sipping tea and debating over various issues here.

Ganga Dhaba is one of the most famous food joints in the campus of JNU. Wikimedia Commons

JNU Library Canteen

JNU Library Canteen serves South India food which tastes like heaven. The canteen remains open as per the timing of the library and can be found filled with students discussing various issues – academical and political. the canteen is more than 25 years old and is cheap as well.

The 24X7 Canteen

This is the most famous food joint in the JNU campus. The place is especially very buzzing after 10 in the night. It is very popular among the students and is one place where you can experience the actual JNU life.

JNU is also famous for its green and fresh surroundings. Wikimedia Commons

Parthasarathy Rocks

JNU campus is not all about food and academics. It is surrounded by natural beauty as well. It is one of the most beautiful places in the JNU campus and in New Delhi as well. The place is also one of the highest in Delhi. Apart from its beauty, it is also very popular among young couples.

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JNU Library

If we are talking about JNU, we just cannot forget the JNU Library. The multi-storeyed library is simply a heaven for all the book lovers. It is one of the biggest national libraries in India where all kinds of books are available.

In JNU one can learn while having fun at the same time. Wikimedia Commons

If you want to visit the JNU campus nearest metro station would be Hauz Khas Metro Station.



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