Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969. Jawaharlal Nehru University was established in 1969 by an act of parliament. It was named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. G. Parthsarthi was the first vice-chancellor. Prof. Moonis Raza was the Founder Chairman and Rector.