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Where is O.P Jindal Global University located?

JGU campus is located on Sonipat Narela Road, Sonipat, Haryana. It is located 45 minutes away from the nearest metro station, Haiderpur and we provide a regular shuttle service to and from this metro station.


Is JGU a recognized university? Is it recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC)?

O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed to Be University) is a non-profit global university established in 2009 by the Government of Haryana and recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university has received the highest grade ‘A’ of the National Accreditation & Assessment Council (NAAC). In 2019, JGU was awarded the prestigious ‘Institution of Eminence’ status by the Government of India. 


What are some of the key features of the O.P Jindal Global University?

JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that 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. JGU is a research-intensive university, which is deeply committed to its core institutional values of interdisciplinary and innovative pedagogy; pluralism and rigorous scholarship; and globalism and international engagement.


How many courses does JGU offer?

JGU offers more than 30 courses. For a complete copy of the course catalog, please visit 



Is it mandatory to stay on campus?

Yes, undergraduate students must stay on JGU campus to avail student life activities and engage in activities outside their classroom curriculum, including guest lectures, events, etc.

However, during this pandemic, we ensured the safety of our students, faculty members, and staff by transitioning classroom teaching to the online mode. 


How can I plan a visit to the Campus? Please suggest me the date?


We encourage you to plan your campus visit any day (Monday- Friday) from 10:00 am to 4:00 PM. To confirm your visit, kindly contact the concerned course counsellor well in advance. Please click here   to know the contact information of designated counsellors for various courses. 


What is the security system for monitoring students” movement inside the campus?

The safety and security of our students are of the utmost importance to JGU. The campus has 160 well-trained male and female security guards + night patrolling by armed guards + a strong perimeter wall with security lights + over 800 CCTV cameras at strategic points round-the-clock.


What are the transport options available for travel to and from campus?

Frequent and regular Shuttle Buses ply from campus to the closest metro station (Haiderpur) in Delhi. There is also a shuttle every one hour during non-peak hours and days. 


Can students travel back home during weekends?

The option to travel back home on weekends is available.


What are the timings of classes at the University?

Classes are usually conducted between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. However, please note that late evening classes might also be conducted as required by Professors and Students.


Should students bring their laptops?

Students must carry their own laptops to campus when they move in. Almost all courses require constant use of laptops in the form of preparation for assignments, exams, or assignments.


Do students have the option to pursue extra-curricular and co-curricular activities?

JGU has an active Student Life department that is committed to engaging students outside of the classroom. We currently have several student-run clubs and societies on campus, in addition to music, arts, dance, and sports opportunities. JGU also has several centres that offer students any support they may need in areas of their interest.


Are there any tuck shops on campus? If not, how far do students have to travel to purchase household goods and other essentials?

Food services are available in the dining hall of the university on a self-service basis. We also have a world-class food court – Biswamil Bistro reflects the global aspirations and local traditions of JGU. Outlets at this food court are providing multi-cuisine options through brands such as Dominos, Subway, Keventers, Punjab Grill, Bercos, 34 Chowreengee Lane, Breakfast Round the Clock, Moti Mahal, etc.


Does JGU have Medical facilities on campus?

The university has a 24-hour health centre. A full time medical residential medical officer and nurses are on duty 24×7 on campus. Medicines are provided as per the doctor’s prescriptions. In addition, an Ambulance facility and on-campus pharmacy are also available on a 24×7 basis. 


My father is working in the UAE and an NRI. Am I eligible to apply as NRI?


JGU has no separate admission policy for NRI’s/ Foreign Students. All applicants have to follow the same guidelines on eligibility and fee structure.