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 71 vibrant educational establishments. After 22 years, the Group is today home to over 30000 students and 3120 staff members engaged at the P - 12, undergraduate & postgraduate levels across 44 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.
Jain University brings in thought leadership with a blend of academic rigor 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 fulfill 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.