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About us

JGU has been ranked as India’s Number 1 Private University for three years in a row by the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2023. JGU has 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 is ranked Number 1 in India for four years in a row and is the only Law School in India among the Global Top 100 Law Schools by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. In 2020, JGU was recognised as an ‘Institution of Eminence’ by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

With over 11,000 students and 1100+ 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 50 countries in the world, students from 70+ countries and has collaborated with over 430+ leading institutions in 75+ countries to bring international learning experiences to the Indian higher education system.

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.

Vision & Mission

JGU's vision and mission define our agenda for action, and our distinctive characteristic as a private, global university driven by a public service mission. Our core values are central to our activities, and to achieving our aspirations.

At the core of JGU's vision and mission is our aspiration to be a role model for excellence in higher education in India and among the leading universities of the world. We aim to achieve this through pursuing an institutional identity of a multidisciplinary, research driven university fostering excellence in teaching, research, community service, and capacity building. In pursuing our goals, JGU has over time developed a sustainable, scalable and adaptive model of institutional development that remains sensitive to developments at the national and global level.

Our University motto - A Private University Promoting Public Service - has been the principal basis of the University's rapid growth since 2009.

Our model of institutional growth will also remain sensitive to development of local communities, deepening of democratic traditions in India and potential contributions to sustainable ecosystems.

Over the next decade, as JGU expands rapidly, our vision, mission and core values will become ever more crucial, in order that our future is created through a mindful recognition of our past; anticipating the needs of future generations; our institutional responsibility to the University's various stakeholders and neighbouring communities; and our commitment to public causes that will advance India's social and economic development and further nation building.

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Mr. Naveen Jindal

Founding Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University
I welcome you on behalf of O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University). I feel a profound sense of responsibility for maintaining the expectations and trust of the students in the institution.
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Prof. (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar

Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University
Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, a Rhodes Scholar, is the Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University) in India. He was appointed as the VC at the age of 34 in 2009 when the University was established.
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Prof. Dabiru Sridhar Patnaik

Registrar, O.P. Jindal Global University
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.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) N.N. Mathur

Ombudsman, Former Judge, High Courts of Rajasthan and Gujarat
Justice N.N. Mathur, a former Judge of High Courts of Rajasthan and Gujarat, a distinguished lawyer, an outstanding teacher of clinical education represents a unique combination of lawyer, judge, academician and administrator.

Rankings and Recognition

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. 

JGU is also ranked:

  • The No.1 Private University in India by the QS World University Rankings 2023.
  • The highest-ranked Indian university, which focuses 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.
  • Amongst the top 250 universities in the world in a faculty-student ratio (1:9) and is ranked among the top 450 universities in the world in employer reputation.
  • Amongst the top 550 universities in the world in international faculty, which makes up 14% of JGU’s total faculty.
  • The only Indian Private University in the top 150 ‘Young Universities in the World’ (under 50 years of age) in the QS Young University Rankings 2022.
  • Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) named No. 1 in India by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.