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 85 vibrant educational establishments. After 23 years, the Group is today home to over 45000 students and 4500 staff members engaged at the P - 12, undergraduate & postgraduate levels across 64 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.
The University currently offers over 180 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.