JGU is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act, 2009. JGU is established in memory of Mr. O.P. Jindal as a philanthropic initiative of Mr. Naveen Jindal, the Founding Chancellor. The University Grants Commission has accorded its recognition to O.P. Jindal Global University. The vision of JGU is to promote global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, global collaborations, and global interaction through a global faculty. JGU is situated on a 80-acre state-of-the art residential campus in the National Capital Region of Delhi. JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:15 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience.
JGU has established six schools: Jindal Global Law School, Jindal Global Business School, Jindal School of International Affairs, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities and Jindal School of Journalism and Communication.
Established six interdisciplinary schools (JGLS, JGBS, JSIA, JSGP, JSLH, JSJC) through a philanthropic initiative of over $ 100 Million by the Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal
Appointed over 200 diverse full time faculty members from the top fifty universities of the world including (Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford, Stanford, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Berkeley, etc.)
Created forty interdisciplinary research centers and research and capacity building institutes
Published over six hundred peer reviewed journals and law reviews, research reports, policy papers, book chapters and books by faculty members
First of its kind multi disciplinary program in the world
First exclusive inter-disciplinary public policy school in India
First programme of this type offered in India
First of its kind programme at the undergraduate level in India
First Foreign Policy Fellowship Program in India
True to its global orientation, JGU Campus provides world class infrastructure for its students and employees. Apart from state- of- art residential facilities, smart classrooms and global library; the university has good sporting facilities, a health center, a popular Bistro and various conference rooms.
In addition to one of tallest flagpoles bearing the Indian tri-color,the university reading room (i.e. Hall of Flags ) bears the flag of all countries in the world.
Best University Serving Social Cause
(2014) – ASSOCHAM India
Best Innovation Award
– World Education Summit 2012
Best Private University for Global Orientation
(2014) – ASSOCHAM India
Ranked first among All Private Law Schools
(2014) – Careers 360
Ranked fifth among all law schools Graduate Recruitment Rankings
(2014) – Legally India
Shortlisted among top three entries by the Global Alliance
for Justice Education for its award for clinics.
V.M. Salgaocar College along with UNDP has recognised JGLS for the best law school
model being followed in India
Ranked second among top emerging Law Colleges
(2014) – India Today
Best Education Institute for Promoting Global Education in Haryana
(2014) – National Education Awards, Haryana
JGU has established