Senior Leadership

Prof. (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar

Founding Vice Chancellor

LL.B. (Delhi), B.C.L. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard), S.J.D. (Hong Kong)

Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, a Rhodes Scholar, is the Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in India. He was appointed as the VC at the age of 34 in 2009 when the university was established. JGU is one of only 20 universities in India and the only non-STEM university, which has been declared as an “Institution of Eminence” by the Government of India.

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni

Advisor to Vice Chancellor

M.A. (Psy.), Ph.D., D.Sc. (h.c.), FSMA, FSPA

Dr. Sanjeev P. Sahni is the Professor and Principal Director of the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), Director for Centre of Victimology and Psychological Studies, Centre of Leadership and Change, and Centre of Community Mental Health; Member of the Governing Body; and Advisor to the Vice Chancellor at O. P. Jindal Global University. 

Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy


M.Sc. (Stat.), M.A. (Human Rights) (London); Ph.D. Dr. Ambedkar Law University

Dr. Y.S.R. Murthy is presently working as the Professor & Registrar and Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights Studies in the O.P. Jindal Global University, National Capital Region of Delhi, India. Prior to it, he served in the National Human Rights Commission of India in various capacities for over 12 years including as the Director, Policy Research, Programmes and Projects Division.