Six Exceptional Features in JGU’s Unique M.A. Economics Programme

Indian-American economist Prof. Abhijit Banerjee, Prof. Esther Duflo and Prof. Michael Kremer won the Nobel Prize in Economics last year—the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel, to be precise—for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. For young Indian students interested in economics, it was Continue Reading

Outcomes of Intimate, Personalised Learning Experience

Many graduates would recall their college days as times of great learning. For those caught between hundreds of peers and a distant instructor in lecture halls big and daunting, learning has often happened outside the classroom. At JGU, the learning experience is diametrically different.  The classroom becomes a tight-knit community Continue Reading

The advantages of a multidisciplinary education

In many ways, today’s young adults are more aware, decisive and responsible for their own futures. Beyond schooling, as students step into the world of higher education, it becomes the duty of modern universities to have an educational arena that fosters discovery, growth and most of all, keeps the flame Continue Reading

Making the World a Better Place – Launching India’s First-Ever B.A. (Hons.) in Social Science & Policy

Perhaps the ultimate goal of education is to make the world a better place. Understanding society and impacting policy, is one way to do this. The ever-changing governance and policy environment demands new imaginations, new methodologies and even revitalised ethics—and that is exactly what O.P. Jindal Global University is set Continue Reading

JSIA alumnus Pratyush Sharma makes his mark on the global stage

Pratyush Sharma’s dissertation topic for the Master’s programme at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) was ‘India’s Foreign Relations: Connecting the Glorious Past with the Challenging Present’. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica, he represents that past and present of the nation Continue Reading

Public policy education in school can form civil society and bring big social changes- a conversation with alumni Meenuka Matthew

For nine years Meenuka Matthew worked with international organizations including Caritas Colombo and International Young Catholic Students (IYCS) Manila, Philippines. She held high profile positions in these organizations in several locations including Paris, France and Kampala, Uganda. The experience brought her face to face with the reality of policy failure, Continue Reading

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