- O.P. Jindal Global University is a non-profit global university established in 2009 by the Government of Haryana and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). In 2020, JGU was recognized as an Institution of Eminence by the Indian Ministry of Education. The institution was built as a philanthropic initiative of its Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal, in memory of his father, Mr. O.P. Jindal. The institution aspires to serve as a model for institutional excellence in higher education and has made significant progress towards achieving the goal through its nine schools; three research, capacity building, and training institutes; and multiple research initiatives and centers.
JGU is a research-intensive university deeply committed to its core institutional values of interdisciplinarity and innovative pedagogy; pluralism and rigorous scholarship; and globalism and international engagement. JGU maintains a 1:9 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from India and the globe to ensure to meet the standards and the goals of the institution.
O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)
#1ranked first among both private universities in India and law schools (QS World University Rankings 2023, 2022 by subject)
350+collaborations with international universities and higher education institutions
Top 150JGU is one of the top 150 Young (under the age of 50) Universities in the World (QS World University Rankings 2022)
JGU has more than 60 interdisciplinary research centers and three research and capacity building institutes: the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), the International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building (IIHed), and the Leadership Development and Executive Education (JILDEE).
Its faculty members can be credited for more than 5,000 publications, and their output has grown annually by 45% on average between 2010 and 2021.
JGU has received US$3.25 million in external research funding since 2009, with prospects to secure up to $5 million in the coming 5 years by 2025-26. The university earmarks 20% of its annual research budget to support student research projects and activities that include annual student research colloquiums.
Engagement with IU
IU has a primary agreement with JGU and several subagreements that establish a student exchange and a cooperative LL.M. program with IU's Maurer School of Law, and a visiting student program with the Kelley School of Business.
Upcoming engagement includes academic collaborations between the Jindal School of Banking and Finance and the Jindal School of Journalism and Communication and IU's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and The Media School.