O. P. Jindal Global University

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O. P. Jindal Global University
ओ. पी. जिंदल ग्लोबल विश्वविद्यालय
O. P. Jindal Global University logo.jpg
Logo of JGU
Motto A private university promoting public service
Established January 2009 (2009-01)
Type Private
Chancellor Naveen Jindal
Vice-Chancellor C. Raj Kumar
Registrar Y. S. R. Murthy
Students 1500
Undergraduates 1100
Postgraduates 400
Location Sonipat, Haryana, India
28°55′39″N 77°03′23″E / 28.9274°N 77.0564°E / 28.9274; 77.0564Coordinates: 28°55′39″N 77°03′23″E / 28.9274°N 77.0564°E / 28.9274; 77.0564
Campus Rural
Colors Blue and White
Sports Yes
Nickname JGU
Affiliations University Grants Commission
Website www.jgu.edu.in

O. P. Jindal Global University is a non-profit global university established by the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act, 2009. JGU is established in memory of the O.P. Jindal. The university is located in Sonipat district of Haryana, India.

Constituent colleges[edit]

The university consists of five colleges:

Rankings & Awards[edit]

  • JGU has been ranked among top five emerging Private colleges in India by India Today - Nielsen Survey.
  • JGU awarded the ASSOCHAM National Education Excellence Award-2014 for "Best University Serving Social Cause"
  • JGU is winner of CMAI National Haryana Education Summit.
  • The Law School in JGU is the first school in India to win Oxford Price Media Law Moot Competition.

International collaboration[edit]

The university has collaborations with the following universities and colleges worldwide:[1]

United States of America[edit]





  • Universidade São Tomas de, Mozambique

India Public Policy Report[edit]

Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), which offers India's first Master's programme in public policy has brought out the India Public Policy Report 2014 (IPPR). It is a first of its kind report that seeks to create an independent platform for bringing together the state-of-the-art policy research and analysis on issues of policy relevance to India.

The IPPR has been authored by Rajeev Malhotra, Professor at JSGP. He is a development economist with over two decades of experience of working on development policy issues, at national and international levels.


JGU had appointed its faculty members with international educational background, scholarship, experience and orientation. It includes visiting faculty from Harvard and many renowned Universities across the world.

Faculty Directory include C.Raj Kumar, C.Gopinath, Sreeram Sundar Chaulia, R.Sudarshan, India's famous public intellectual and social scientist Shiv Viswanathan and Many More.


The Campus was well built in 100 Acres with well equipped Sports Facilities and beautiful accommodation. Both the Academic Block (classrooms, library, faculty rooms, gymnasium, health center, ATM etc.) and the entire Student Residence (student rooms, common rooms, dining halls etc.) are centrally air-conditioned.


The Global Library of JGU is housed in a centrally located and beautifully designed building having approximately 20000 sq ft space. Spacious reading halls, most modern IT infrastructure provide the right ambiance for reading and research in the Library. The library also has a spacious Lounge which will remain open 24-hours, and a coffee shop. It provides a campus-wide access to its catalog and e-resources through Wi-Fi technology. The library is developing a comprehensive collection of print, digital and media resources on law, business, international relations and public policy to fulfill the teaching and research needs of the four schools of the university. We aim to develop a collection of 1,00,000 books within next 3 years.


All hostels are Air Conditioned with separate Accommodation for Girls and Boys with tight security. Hostel Facilities include Mini Reading Rood, Laundry, Cafeteria, T.V room, Food vending machines, mini Gymnasium and Synthetic Badminton Courts. Common areas in hostels are fitted with security cameras.

Health Center[edit]

The Health Center is Maintained by Fortis Hospitals. University has bought a captive Ambulance for its purposes, which is equipped with all sophisticated equipment's and instruments needed in a modern ambulance.

The University has a permanent health center, for faculty, staff, students who need medical attention. It acts as a small University’s infirmary, which has all essential equipment's installed and 24-hour assistance available. The Health Center employs a consultant, a permanent physician/doctor, nurse and office boy. The Health Center also houses a range of important and essential drugs and medicine which can be administered to any student who is in need. There is a stretcher and wheelchair facility available too.


The campus will be guarded by around 30 guards all the time. University also has Warden/Asst. Warden round the clock inside the campus. There is also an iron barricading to separate construction from non-construction area.

There shall be CCTV surveillance as well on all important locations and access points in the campus.


University has employed the services of Sodexo for providing essential meals (breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner) during the day (catering service) in the student residence, which is open for students, Faculty and staff. Sodexo is a French multi-national concern, and one of the largest food services and facilities management companies in the world. The dining hall is also equipped with a CD player and speakers.


Sports environment matching global standards is provided to students at the campus. Sports Facilities include Lawn Tennis, Basket-Ball, Football, Badminton, Cricket, Volleyball, 5-a-Side Football, various Indoor Games and Air Conditioned Gymnasium.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Leading International Collaborations of O.P. Jindal Global University". JGU. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "News / National : "Obama visit may explore perplexing issues"". The Hindu. 2010-10-31. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  3. ^ "News Review". Financialexpress.com. 2010-04-19. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  4. ^ "E&Y-FICCI Report recognises JGLS as a ‘Premium Higher Education Institute’". Barandbench.com. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  5. ^ "International Collaborations". Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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