JGU starts the 2020-21 academic year with a 50% increase in admissions
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NEW DELHI: The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) announced the start of the new 2020-21 academic session for freshmen with a record number of new admissions on September 1st.

According to JGU, 2,500 new students will join the JGU in the new academic year, with the number of admissions increasing by 50 percent this year.

This is an unprecedented moment as the education sector has been badly disrupted by the global Covid-19 pandemic. It was JGU’s endeavor to enable uninterrupted learning for its students who came to the university during the pandemic, it said in a statement.

JGU had previously started the new academic session for its existing students on August 17th, and classes will take place online.

JGU is committed to ensuring quality and continuity in all academic programs while ensuring the safety and well-being of all students, faculties, and employees.

This year, JGU launched several new bachelor’s and post-graduate programs at its nine schools with options for pursuing humanities scholarships for bachelor’s and post-graduate programs in law, environmental studies, design, political science, economics, and social policy.

Over 600 faculty members, who teach online using the latest technology platforms, and students from almost every state and union territory in India have joined JGU.

International students from different countries, including Ireland, Malaysia, Nepal, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America, have been admitted to JGU this year.

C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University, said, “We were deeply concerned about the future of our students and the associated safety and health concerns during this global COVID-19 pandemic. These are extraordinary times in the college world and the universities were challenged by the pandemic. I am pleased to announce that the admission process for all schools at JGU was smoothly and successfully completed in an online and remote controlled entrance exam format. ”

“This only proved that our early decision to go fully online and completely eliminate any face-to-face interaction on the entrance exam was the best, and indeed the safest, option. We were aware of the security and wellbeing inherent in our decision To conduct the AI-enabled, remote-controlled entrance exams, the focus was on students, their family members and their health concerns. We started the new academic session for our existing students on August 17th and will begin teaching new students on August 1st . September and look forward to welcoming the best talent to our classrooms, “he said.

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