Kolkata: India’s first ranked private university and an ‘Institute of Eminence (IoE)’, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has announced to start 7 New Academic Programmes for Admissions 2021 along with the launch of its 10th School – Jindal School of Psychology & Counselling (JSPC).
The new programmes offered by the ten schools of JGU are as follows: BA (Hons.) in Psychology, BA (Hons.) in Finance & Entrepreneurship, BFA (Hons.) Bachelor of Fine Arts, BBA (Hons.) in Business Analytics, BBA (Hons.) in Family Business, BBA (Hons.) in Financial Markets & India’s first PG Diploma in Data Journalism.
Additionally, the B. Design programme offered by the Jindal School of Arts & Architecture (JSAA) will have two new curriculum paths. First, is on “Urban Planning”, and second is on “Community Planning”, adding to their existing specialisation in “Interior Design”.
Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, the Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University said, “JGU is at the forefront of academic innovation, internationalisation, and research excellence with a view to providing a transformative education for our students. This has enabled us to overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the world of higher education.”
Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar said, “The Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) that was established in 2014 has created a rich body of research and capacity building in behavioural sciences. We are building on that experience to develop a world class institution, the Jindal School of Psychology & Counselling (JSPC).”
JGU was formally conferred with the status of an ‘Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) by the Ministry of Education, Government of India this year. JGU broke into the QS World University Rankings on all three levels – Asia Rankings, BRICS Rankings and the World Rankings, having been recognised as India’s Number 1 Ranked Private University as per the latest QS World University Rankings and among the top 150 in the world in the latest QS World ‘Young’ University Rankings.