How to get JSON object from Razor Model object in javascript

In viewmodel object, below is the property:

  public IList<CollegeInformationDTO> CollegeInformationlist { get; set; }

In VIEW, javascript is as follow:
   var obj = JSON.stringify('@Model.CollegeInformationlist');
   alert(obj[1].State);  //NOT WORKING, giving string char

      $.each('@Model.CollegeInformationlist', function (i, item) {
    var obj = JSON.stringify(item);
    var r = $.parseJSON(obj);
    alert(r.State);    //just giving undefined.

Please guide here, how i can get JSON object in javascript.


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Method 1

You could use the following:

var json = @Html.Raw(Json.Encode(@Model.CollegeInformationlist));

This would output the following (without seeing your model I’ve only included one field):
    var json = [{"State":"a state"}];   

Working Fiddle


AspNetCore uses Json.Serialize intead of Json.Encode

var json = @Html.Raw(Json.Serialize(@Model.CollegeInformationlist));

MVC 5/6

You can use Newtonsoft for this:


This gives you more control of the json formatting i.e. indenting as above, camelcasing etc.

Method 2

In ASP.NET Core the IJsonHelper.Serialize() returns IHtmlContent so you don’t need to wrap it with a call to Html.Raw().

It should be as simple as:

  var json = @Json.Serialize(Model.CollegeInformationlist);

Method 3

After use codevar json = @Html.Raw(Json.Encode(@Model.CollegeInformationlist));

You need use JSON.parse(JSON.stringify(json));

Method 4

If You want make json object from yor model do like this :

  foreach (var item in Persons)
    var jsonObj=["FirstName":"@item.FirstName"]

Or Use Json.Net to make json from your model :
string json = JsonConvert.SerializeObject(person);

Method 5

Pass the object from controller to view, convert it to markup without encoding, and parse it to json.

@model IEnumerable<CollegeInformationDTO>

@section Scripts{
          var jsArray = JSON.parse('@Html.Raw(Json.Encode(@Model))');

Method 6

The following code worked for me

var chartD =  JSON.parse(JSON.stringify([@Json.Serialize(@Model)]));

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