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Jain University - Notable Alumni

Jain University gives great prominence to treasuring memories of students who have graduated from our venerable institution. The yardstick of success of a University is caged by achievements and continued partake of its former students.  This is an important benchmark which has a pivotal impression on new students to choose programs in the university. This underpins the University’s growing reputation and the value of the education we offer.

Our alumni celebrities

Jain University alumni represent a wealth of talent and expertise reaching around the globe.  They have different memories of their time at Jain University and have embarked on a variety of career paths.  From academic discoveries to athletic records, from artistic creations to scientific breakthroughs, our students are defining student success in many different ways.

Golfer Aditi Ashok – Swinging Like a Pro

Not many Indian girls at an early age as 6, dream to hit a tee shot or desire to find the bottom of the golf cup with the first swing. It’s rare for them to get fixated with playing golf. But Bangalorean girl Aditi Ashok, who has caught the attention of ace golfers by her sheer talent, has emerged to brunch out. And stuck out a mile in a very short time.

Golfer Aditi Ashok

Golfer Aditi Ashok

Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani

World Billiards Champion

Blessed with passion, natural ability and dedication for the sport of Snooker and Billiards, Pankaj’s career has seen many firsts. He is the only person in the history of the game to have won both the billiards and snooker IBSF world titles as well as the World Professional Billiards Championship.

Karun Nair – Carrying His Bat Through and How

It’s very rare of Indian kids to not fall for the charisma of cricket and strike a shot, even before they learn to toddle; and Bangalorean boy Karun Nair is one of them. He gripped all attention with his first spectacular show in Ranji Match 2013-14. He helped his team end a 15-year wait for a Ranji title and scored centuries in the quarter-final and semi-final.

K.L. Rahul

K. L. Rahul

K. L. Rahul enters the 199 club!

Kannur Lokesh Rahul, born 18 Apr 1992, normally referred to as K. L. Rahul and additionally as Lokesh Rahul, who graduated from Jain University a few years past is an Indian cricketer who plays for Indian national team in international cricket, and Karnataka in domestic cricket.

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Professional Tennis Player

Rohan Bopanna (born 4 March 1980) is an Indian professional tennis player. His singles career high ranking was World No. 213 in 2007 and his career high ranking in doubles was World No. 3 on 22 July 2013. Recently, most of his appearances in professional tournaments have been in doubles matches.

Rohan Bopanna

Rohan Bopanna

Rakesh Manpat

Rakesh Manpat

Shooter

Rakesh Manpat is an Indian shooter from Bangalore. He completed his education from Jain University where he was in the junior division of NCC. In 2006, as a 16 year old he became a Junior state champion winning all the gold medals at stake and first broke into the scene.

Bowler - Indian Cricket

Varun Raymond Aaron (born 29 October 1989) is an Indian cricketer from Jamshedpur, Bihar (now Jharkhand). He completed his education in Jain University, Bangalore. A right-arm fast bowler, he first played for Jharkhand U-19 followed by Jharkhand Ranji team.

Varun Aaron

Varun Aaron

Sharath Gayakwad

Sharath Gayakwad

Indian - Swimming

Sharath M. Gayakwad (ಶರತ್ ಗಾಯಕ್ವಾಡ್) is an Indian Paralympic swimmer from Bangalore. At the 2014 Asian Games, he broke P.T. Usha's record for most number of medals by an Indian at any multi-discipline event by winning 6 medals. Coming from a modest financial background, he has over 30 international and 40 national medals to his credit,

Actor - Model

Diganth Manchale, mononymously known as Diganth, is an Indian film actor and a former model. His works are primarily seen in Kannada cinema. Diganth made his acting debut in Miss California in 2006. He is perhaps best known for his performance as "Doodhpeda", in Gaalipata (2008).

Ambi Subramaniam

Diganth Manchale

Niranjan Mukundan

Niranjan Mukundan

Indian para-swimmer

Niranjan Mukundan is an Indian para-swimmer. He was crowned as the Junior World Champion in the year 2015. He was born on 4 September 1994 in Bangalore, Karnataka.

Badminton

Anup Sridhar is India's Thomas Cup captain.He completed his education from Jain University, Bangalore. Anup's best year on tour so far was 2007 during which he ended the year as the top Indian badminton player with a ranking of 25. His highest world ranking of 24 was achieved in early 2008.

Anup Sridhar

Anup Sridhar

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal

Bats Man - Indian Cricket

Mayank Agarwal, born: Bangalore, Karnataka, India on 16 February 1991, is an Indian cricketer, and an alumnus of the Bishop Cotton Boys' School. He is an attacking opening batsman who currently plays Twenty20 cricket for Karnataka. He has played 8 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore, scoring 141 runs at an average of 20.14.

All-rounder in India Cricket Team

Ramaswamy Shreyas Gopal born 4 September 1993 is an Indian cricketer. He plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket. Gopal is an all-rounder who bats right-handed, and bowls leg break. He played three ODIs for India Under-19 cricket team in 2011. He had captained Karnataka at various age levels such as Under-13, Under-15, Under-16 and Under-19.

Shreyas Gopal

Shreyas Gopal

HS-Sharath

HS Sharath

Bowler-Indian Cricket

Hosagavi Shivalingaiah Sharath (born 2 June 1993) is an Indian first-class cricketer who plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was a revelation in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy. His overall figures of 8 for 89 against Mumbai in the league phase helped Karnataka to their first-ever outright victory over the Ranji giants.

Indian Cricketer

Kaunain Abbas is being hailed as the “Next Big Thing” of Indian cricket after his pulsating batting displays during the Toyota University Cricket Championship. Adjudged as the “Player of the Series” for his batting pyrotechnics in the tournament, this youngster is a future superstar in the making.

Kaunain Abbas

Kaunain Abbas

Gagan Ullalmath

Gagan Ullalmath

Sky is the limit for Jain University Olympian

A P Gagan Ullalmath, the budding Indian swimmer was given a berth in the London Olympic 1,500 metres event line-up in 2012. He was simply over the moon for having made it to the London Olympics on an unexpected wildcard from FINA, the international swimming federation.

Jain University business student is now, "The new king of Indian classical violin"

Hailed as “the new king of Indian classical violin” (The Times of India), accolades and praise sit lightly on the shoulders of Ambi Subramaniam, who has a number of major accomplishments under his belt. The violin maestro who pursued BBM at Jain University is son of India’s violin icon Padma Shri Dr. L. Subramaniam.

Ambi Subramaniam

Ambi Subramaniam

Prajwal Devaraj

Prajwal Devaraj

Jain University dynamic hero hits ‘Sixer’ at Sandalwood box office

A passion for acting has taken him from University stage to the silver screen. He is popular among the 'Mass' & 'Class' crowd as stated in Sandalwood (The cinema of Karnataka, colloquially referred to as Sandalwood) circles. His success streak with continuous back to back hit movies at Sandalwood box office has boosted his star status.

Glamorous dreams come true for the Jain University teen girl!

She made it to the top twenty, the top ten, the top five and when she won the pageant, it was a dream come true for the young Tanvi Singla, who was crowned ‘‘I Am She” Miss Asia Pacific World India 2011. Every teenage girl dreams of winning a beauty pageant at some point or the other.

Tanvi Singla

Tanvi Singla

Alumni relations in Jain University strives to maintain an intricate communication network through which alumni can have better access to information about the University. Using sites like Facebook and Twitter as well as print and electronic communication, the university regularly seeks not only to inform but to solicit opinions and engage graduates in more meaningful ways.