O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary and research oriented university founded in 2009. JGU was established as a philanthropic initiative of its Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal in memory of his father, Mr. O.P. Jindal. JGU maintains a 1:9 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from India and different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience.
With 8700+ students and 900 full time faculty members, studying and living on a fully residential campus, JGU’s twelve schools focus on Law, Business & Management, International Affairs, Public Policy, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Journalism, Art & Architecture, Banking & Finance, Environment & Sustainability, Psychology & Counselling, Languages & Literature and Public Health & Human Development. Over the last decade, JGU has grown into an institution that brings full-time faculty from over 40 countries in the world, students from 20 countries and has collaborated with over 350 leading institutions in 65 countries to bring international learning experiences to the Indian higher education system.
JGU is ranked as India’s Number 1 Private University by the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2022. JGU has also been recognised among the Top 150 universities globally under the age of 50 years by the QS Young University Rankings. JGU has also been recognised in the Top 500 Universities as per the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022. The Jindal Global Law School has been ranked as India’s Number 1 Law School and also ranked as the world’s 70th best Law School by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. In 2020, JGU was recognised as an `Institution of Eminence’ by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
Prof. Patnaik is a Professor and Registrar in O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University). In this role, he contributes to the development and implementation of academic and administrative strategies for the University.
JGU is an ‘Institution of Eminence’ as per the ‘UGC (Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2017’ for private institutions and ‘UGC (Declaration of Government Educational Institutions as Institutions of Eminence) Guidelines, 2017’ for public institutions.