1. Role of JNIAS within
the University is distinct and unique.
2. The JNIAS is a platform that enables collaboration and
research between the fellows and with the university
3. To create and offer a vibrant intellectual environment
that supports research, inquiry and collaboration and
integrates the natural and social sciences in an ideally
located residential facility within the JNU.
4. It offers a stimulating environment that leads to
incubating frontier areas of research with an emphasis on
interdisciplinarity, cutting edge research and enquiry
across all disciplines that are taught / researched in JNU.
5. To encourage new research work to be undertaken that
brings intellectual exercise with a spirit of curiosity.
6. To enable and encourage a small group of scholars to
collaboratively engage with an interdisciplinary thematic