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O.P. Jindal Global University launches 17 new UG and PG degree programmes

IANS | October 18, 2021 12:32 PM

NEW DELHI: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has launched 17 new UG and PG degree programmes spanning across 12 schools for the Academic Session beginning in 2022. The Innovative and Interdisciplinary Programmes are aligned towards implementing the National Education Policy 2022 and aim to offer students scholarly choices in pursuing interdisciplinary, intellectually rigorous, and globally engaged education. These courses will be taught by over 900 full-time faculty members from 42 different countries in the world making JGU a truly Global University.

The students will richly benefit from the 325+ international collaborations that JGU has established across 65+ countries for pursuing student exchanges, dual degrees, short-term study abroad and immersion programmes. With these new courses, JGU becomes India's Comprehensive Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University.

Responding to contemporary demands and keeping up with the trends and developments unique to contemporary realities, the programmes are multidisciplinary, internationally aligned, and innovative in cutting-edge curriculum and course structure to empower the students. Identifying the need of the hour and current issues that ought to be addressed in the society is pivotal to JGU's motto as a Private University Promoting Public Service. Be it the lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, the grave issues stemming from issues relating to human rights, behavioural studies, climate change, or new age career opportunities that interest the modern-day youth, JGU provides a platform for interested candidates to nurture their abilities by providing them with the requisite means for holistic development.

The Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar said, "JGU is deeply committed towards implementing the National Education Policy 2020. It is our collective and committed efforts in institution building over the last 12 years, which have taken us to this new milestone. The launch of two new schools and 17 new

UG and PG programmes mark the beginning of a new journey in institution and nation building. As the world has been changed forever due to the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, education, learning and knowledge creation has also undergone a sea change. Our students and future leaders need to be prepared for the unexpected and the unanticipated challenges. Towards this end, it our aim to create study programmes, which will respond to the future through creative, international and multidisciplinary curriculum, cutting edge course outline and a truly global learning experience to help fulfill the goals and aspirations of our students."

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