Impact of Covid-19 on Higher Education—Challenges & Opportunities

Usually, this is the time young students write entrance exams, consider which colleges to apply to in India, or make plans for studies abroad. But there’s nothing usual about the times today. The Covid-19 pandemic has shocked the world. The pressure on students and higher education institutions is high. Schools Continue Reading

More Than Just a Degree—Preparing for the World of Work

Many of today’s jobs are new and exciting possibilities. Tomorrow’s could be uncharted opportunities. As the boundaries between disciplines merge and expand, the very framework of the working world is changing. There is much more to be proven now.  Merit today comes not merely from certification, but from more dynamic Continue Reading

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

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