JGU’s aspiration to become a world-class university is founded on our commitment to promoting high-quality interdisciplinary research in a vibrant and plural environment, facilitated by a supportive governance and management structure, enabling policies and facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure.
The pursuance of a global research agenda lies at the centre of our goal to build a world-class institution of learning. Faculty research at JGU has been encouraged through five important and interrelated initiatives.
The University’s Research Grants Policy is aimed at promoting a rigorous research culture, supporting knowledge creation, and undertaking socially-relevant research. The JGU Research Grants Committee administers the award of short, medium, and long term grants to faculty members. Previous and current faculty research projects that have been funded by JGU grants include consumer vulnerability, the India Public Policy Report, and e-governance and urban poverty. JGU earmarks 20% of its annual research budget to support student research projects and activities that include annual student research colloquiums.
The raison d’être for a university is its students. With our student-centred approach to teaching and learning, the University has consciously encouraged experiential learning in the delivery of its programmes. Experiential learning helps develop various skills and attributes necessary for students…