About Jio Institute

Jio Institute endeavours to be an exemplary Indian academic institution with international repute and provide a platform for research, innovation and entrepreneurship. It aspires to establish a research ecosystem to foster collaboration in the region and prepare the next generation of leaders to significantly contribute to the advancement of Indian society.

Jio Institute aims to build an intellectual environment that will bring together beautiful minds, thinkers, scholars and innovators from around the world to provide unparalleled learning to its students. Developing skills and attributes of risk-taking and executing large projects will be integral to the institute. Jio Institute shall bring multi-disciplinary approach to every programme and course.

The key defining features of the institute are focused on building a stronger research, innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Jio Institute shall aim to develop global citizenship by bringing global scholars and thought leaders to India and through global exposure and overseas immersion for our students. The Institute shall also strive to solve India’s problems and solve it fast enabled by building strong linkages with Industry, Government, Social Sector, Start-ups and Policy making bodies. The institute will ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to each academic programme which will impart attributes of risk-taking and entrepreneurship and the ability to dream big and execute large scale projects to our students.

Vision

Be an exemplary Indian academic institution with international repute

Provide a world-class platform for research and innovation

Be India’s test bed for frontier research and invention of future technologies

Establish a research ecosystem that enables innovation and entrepreneurship

Prepare the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs

Significantly contribute to the advancement of the Indian society

Provide lifelong learning and student experience

Key Features of JI

Ensuring a multi-disciplinary approach to each academic program.

Building stronger research, innovation and entrepreneurship Ecosystem for the city of Mumbai.

Developing a student’s ability to dream and impart skills to execute large scale projects

Convergence of beautiful minds to build a vibrant intellectual environment.

Developing global citizens through global exposure and overseas immersion.

Bringing global scholars and thought leaders to India

Building strong student leadership and a culture of joy & happiness

Building skills and attributes of risk-taking and entrepreneurship.

Building strong linkages with Industry, Government, Social Sector, Start-ups and Policy making bodies

Jio Institute's Growth Plan

JI’s development approach for an academic program, the curriculum and research agenda is driven by collaboration with world class academics and exceptional leadership. The two flagship post-graduate programmes that will showcase these attributes shall be launched in 2021 at Navi Mumbai, in the areas of:

Master’s in Digital Media and Marketing Communications (DM & MC)

Master’s in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (AI & DS)

Both these programmes will combine academic excellence and research rigour to ensure the holistic development of all students and faculty members. Eventually, they will progress to form the first schools of the Institute that intends to offer a truly multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary education and research experience. This will help in building an ecosystem that can become the stepping stone to gradually launch Jio Institute’s undergraduate programmes as well as programmes in other disciplines including Public Health, Journalism and Sports Management.

In the near future, Jio Institute envisages to cater to 10,000 students across multiple disciplines covering – Engineering, Architecture & Urban Planning, Medical Sciences, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management & Entrepreneurship, Law, Governance & Public Policy, Media and Communication across undergraduate, post graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes

Founders

Sh. Mukesh Ambani

Chairman & Managing Director,
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

Smt. Nita Ambani

Founder & Chairperson,
Reliance Foundation

Smt. Isha Ambani Piramal

Vice Chairman,
Reliance Foundation

Our Founder's Vision

Reliance Group has always believed in creating societal value by providing affordable products and services which have assisted in the growth of relevant industries. The Group’s diverse projects and operations touch lives of people in many ways and create value by helping in overall and holistic development of communities across multiple geographies. Our founders’ desire to contribute to India as well as their unwavering faith in empowering the youthhas formed the cornerstones for Jio Institute.

Reliance Group has consciously undertaken educational initiatives that have created value and have improved lives of people across India. Jio Institute is another commitment to empower youth of India and enhance the quality of life of millions of people across India and accelerate India’s growth in higher education.

With strong belief and faith in India’s immense growth potential, the founders are committed to New India’s dreams and aspirations through a significant thrust and commitment on Jio Institute. The Founders’ aim is to catapult India into the global education leadership league to create a sustainable positive socio-economic impact.

Leadership

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