About Us

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is a non-profit global university established in 2009 by the Government of Haryana and recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university had been awarded the highest grade ‘A’ by the National Accreditation & Assessment Council (NAAC).

In 2019, JGU was awarded the prestigious ‘Institution of Eminence’ status by the Government of India. JGU is ranked among the top 800 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2020. JGU is also ranked as one of the global top 50 universities under 50 years of age in the Rankings. JGU was ranked among the top 450 universities in Asia in the QS World University Rankings in 2019.

JGU was founded as a philanthropic initiative of its Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal, in memory of his father, Mr. O.P. Jindal. In line with its aspiration to serve as a role model for institutional excellence in higher education, JGU has made significant progress towards achieving the goal through its nine schools; three research, capacity building and training institutes; and multiple research initiatives and centres. JGU is one of the few universities in Asia that maintains a 1:9 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from India and different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience.

JGU is a research-intensive university deeply committed to its core institutional values of interdisciplinarity and innovative pedagogy; pluralism and rigorous scholarship; and globalism and international engagement. With leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative learning culture, JGU is committed to providing high quality education, delivering research and supporting scholarship that is highly valued by its local and global communities.

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The crest of the JGU symbolizes its mission for the academic community to create and share knowledge in service of society.

JGU has established nine schools

Our numbers and ratios

Our recognitions in national and international levels


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 organizations, and NGOs, and business organizations.

Some of the first in JGU

MA (Diplomacy, law & Business)

First of its kind multi disciplinary programme in the world

The Jindal School of Government and Public Policy

First exclusive inter-disciplinary public policy school in India

B.A.(Liberal Arts and Humanities)

First programme of this type offered in India

B.A.(Global Affairs)

First of its kind programme at the under graduate level in India

Youth Forum on Foreign Policy(YFFP) Jindal Research Fellowship

First of its kind multi disciplinary programme in the world

B.A. (Hons) Built Environment Studies

First programme of this type offered in India