Jain University is promoted by the Jain University Trust. The Jain University Trust is managed by the JGI Group
. Headquartered at Bangalore, the JGI Group represents a cluster of 75 vibrant educational establishments. After 23 years, the Group is today home to over 35000 students and 3200 staff members engaged at the P - 12, undergraduate & postgraduate levels across 53 campuses and centres of excellence.
Jain University (formerly Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, SBMJC)is declared deemed to be 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 December 19, 2008 & July 24, 2009.
brings in thought leadership with a blend of academic rigour and a hands-on applicability to real-world issues. The learning environment is enriched by a team of highly talented & motivated faculty and staff, and an illustrious leadership.
The University currently offers over 60 innovative programmes at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research levels. At Jain University
undergraduate & postgraduate aspirants have an opportunity to fulfil education requirements, choose among a wide variety of elective courses and interdisciplinary certificate programmes and be a part of research activities undertaken by the university in diverse fields. The university offers degrees spanning Languages, Social Sciences & Humanities, Physical & Life Sciences, Engineering Science and Technology, Management and Commerce.
Research programmes at Jain University are offered under all the six faculties. Ph.D. and M.Phil. programmes are currently undertaken in 20 disciplines, with most of the researchers involved in interdisciplinary study.
advocates sports as an integral part of the curriculum in conformity with the holistic vision. Talented students who have reached national & international standards or in some instances played in leagues or clubs in any sport are provided academic support and scholarship.