More than 6000 applicants have applied for nine Undergraduate courses at JNU.
The courses include BA (H) in French, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Arabic. Primarily an institution for higher studies, the university only has undergraduate courses in foreign languages.
University provides direct second year admissions to B.A (H) course, 635 candidates have applied for admission to the 76 seats.
Vice-chancellor, SK Sopory had written to the University Grants Commission (UGC) earlier this year with a proposal to start new undergraduate courses at JNU, and is awaiting a response.
The proposal was sent after UGC began a scheme to "identify institutions and support them to develop specialized courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels."