Jain University is a deemed university under the UGC Act,1956 established in Bengaluru, India, and promoted by The JGI Group in India and the state of Karnataka. It is a member of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific and is certified ISO 9001:2008 for quality management. It is a member of the Association of Indian Universities. It also has Jain International Residential School at the Jain Global Campus.
Jain University (formerly Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, SBMJC) is deemed a university under section 3 of the UGC act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Union Government vide notification No.F-9-57/2007-U.3 (A) Ministry of HRD, GOI 19 December 2008 and 24 July 2009.
Jain University has established 10 Centers of Excellence (CoEs) – Centre for Nano and Material Sciences; International Institute for Aerospace Engineering and Management; Centre for Emerging Technologies; Centre for Disaster Mitigation; Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education; Centre for Ancient History & Culture; Centre for Indian Psychology; Centre for Advanced Studies in Biosciences, Center for Post Graduate Studies and Centre for Pure & Applied Sciences.
The university offers over 185 programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels spanning elective courses and interdisciplinary certificate programs ranging from Languages, Social Sciences & Humanities, Physical & Life Sciences, Engineering Science & Technology, Management, Commerce, Ph.D., and M.Phil.
Constituent colleges and centres: The university includes the following colleges and centers, all in Bangalore, unless otherwise noted:
- Center for Management Studies
- CMS Business school
- School of Engineering and Technology – Jain University
- Center for Post Graduate Studies
- Centre for Research in Social Science and Education
- Centre for Nano and Material Sciences
- Centre for Research in Pure and Applied Sciences
- Centre for Disaster Mitigation
- Centre for Ancient Indian History & Culture
- Centre for Indian Psychology
- Centre for Advanced Studies in Biosciences
- Chenraj Roychand Centre for Entrepreneurship
- International Institute for Aerospace Engineering and Management
Jain University campus housing system can accommodate nearly 85 percent of the student population. The residential system has a number of “living-learning communities” where academic activities and residential life are combined.
Jain University offers both on-campus (JGI Global Campus) and off-campus accommodations in different locations in Bangalore. The residential arrangements are separate for the sexes. University accommodations are managed by the Hostel Management Division.