Vision & Mission

O.P. Jindal Global University’s vision and mission define our agenda for action and our distinctive characteristic as a private, global university driven by a public service mission. The university’s vision, mission and core values emerged out of its belief in creating an institution anchored in principles and practices that promote public service and make meaningful contributions to India and the world. JGU’s motto, A Private University Promoting Public Service, reflects the university’s ethos to foster academic excellence, intellectual engagement and social responsibility.

Vision

O.P. Jindal Global University aspires to be a role model for institutional excellence in higher education among leading institutions in the world as a multidisciplinary, research driven university fostering excellence in teaching, research, community service, and capacity building and nurturing socially responsible leaders through an eclectic and sustainable approach serving the local and regional communities. Through its work, the University seeks to build bridges across nations, working with national, international, and governmental organisations, and NGOs, and business organisations.

Mission

In pursuit of its Vision, JGU will:

  • Promote a global perspective through a global faculty, global courses, global programmes, global curriculum, global research, and global collaborations in an intensive research environment, ensuring academic freedom and functional autonomy.
  • Provide an enriching, intellectually engaging, and discovery-based learning environment for students including opportunities for engaging in interdisciplinary research, summer internships in leading organisations, semester abroad, participation in community service projects and in national and international academic, cultural, sports and other events.
  • Create and maintain a vibrant research environment to promote cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and collaborative work with local, regional, and international communities.
  • Conduct capacity development programmes for practitioners from governments, corporations, and civil society organisations to enhance their leadership qualities and skills, management capacity and commitment to professional ethics.
  • Promote a culture of excellence in all activities of the University by implementing good practices aimed at personal and professional development of students, faculty members, and non-academic staff.

Core Values

  • Focus on outcomes and impact.
  • Academic freedom applying standards of the world’s top universities.
  • Highest ethical standards in personal and professional behavior.
  • The promotion of pluralism and celebration of diversity.
  • Collegiality and team work.
  • Concern for the environment.
  • Transparency and accountability to all stakeholders.