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


Developed international collaborations with over one hundred fifty-five universities and institutions in thirty six countries across the world


Promoting access to higher education and public service through award of scholarships and fellowships. Over seventy percent of students at JGU are studying with some or the other form of scholarship.

Some of the Firsts in JGU

MA (Diplomacy, law & Business)

First of its kind multi disciplinary program in the world

The Jindal School of Government and Public Policy

First exclusive inter-disciplinary public policy school in India

B.A.(Liberal Arts and Humanities)

First programme of this type offered in India

The B.A.(Global Affairs)

First of its kind programme at the undergraduate level in India

Youth forum on foreign policy (YFFP) Jindal Research fellowship

First Foreign Policy Fellowship Program in India

World Class Infrastructure

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.

Awards & Achievements

JGU has established

6 schools