JIS Group Educational Initiatives - the largest educational conglomerate of Eastern India with 26 Institutions, 126 programmes and 35,000 students began its journey 18 years back. The journey, though not easy, has been quite a successful one. JIS University was established through the Legislative Act of the Government of West Bengal, viz. JIS University Act, 2014 (West Bengal Act XXII of 2014) that came into force in February, 2015.
The University has a mission to be one of the top class universities in India and a preferred destination for students, research scholars and faculty members alike. Students aspiring to study in JIS University can be assured of quality education as all courses are duly accredited and affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi; Bar Council of India (BCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
Education in today's world has become industry need-oriented and it requires teaching methodologies to be fashioned in such a manner that suits this requirement. The Learning Management Systems (LMS) that JIS University has introduced will
nurture future professionals who will be committed towards transformation in our society. JIS University contributes to the growth of higher education, research, entrepreneurship and skill development to blend traditional methods with modern technology-enabled teaching and learning practices and Research & Development.
In keeping with its endeavor of excellence, JIS University boasts of an infrastructure that may be comparable to world class standards being maintained at other Universities of repute within and beyond India. The University can proudly claim that classrooms are fitted with smart boards and all classrooms and lecture rooms are ICT enabled. The University is having the following facilities within the campus
Hostels for boys and girls with the capacity exceeding 2500 occupants, exist in the campus. Separate hostels for boys and girls are spread over 8 blocks.
The Library is constructed in such a way so as to facilitate students learning. It comprises of Reading Rooms, Journal Section, facilities for Photocopying, Data processing and Internet browsing with good collection of latest edition of books and Journals of both Indian and foreign publications.
Cafeteria at campus is having 100 seats capacity for the Students.
Own Bus Fleets running between 50 KM radius
JIS University was conferred with India-Africa ICT Award of Excellence for showcasing excellence in higher education at the India-Africa ICT Summit (2017)
JIS University has been conferred with “Best University in East India 2018” by CEGR.
JIS University has also been awarded the best private University at the Education Excellence Award 2018 by Zee 24 Ghanta.
JIS University has been awarded the second best private University of West Bengal and Fourth Best Private University in East India at the 6th Dialogue India Academic Awards 2018.
JIS University has been awarded as the fastest emerging University of India in ‘Byatikrom’ Award Ceremony of Assam held at Pragjyoti ITA Centre, Machkowa Guwahati on August 11, 2018. The award has been given by Dept. of Cultural Affairs in association with Dept. of Tourism and Byatikrom Magazine.
JIS University has been awarded again as the upcoming University /Higher Education Institute from Eastern India for recruiting international students at Geneva, Switzerland by the Global India Education Forum
The University also has an up and running sports club to encourage the students to take active part in sports and allied physical activities. This is so because the University firmly believes in the motto “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” and the University regularly organizes sports for the students. A cricket competition between the faculties and the students is an annual affair at the University.
Training, Placement, Career Guidance occupies a key position as the image enhancing and brand building department of the University.
The JISU T&P cell inculcates career guidance, student development ,entrepreneurship initiatives, internships and placement activities for all round betterment of the student community. Dedicated professionals with industry experience develop ongoing relationships and reach out to corporates across geographies for promoting the students as future ambassadors . Active involvement and support of alumni is encouraged as a vehicle for increasing the footprint. The department strives to lead the student exchange program with the industry and act as an important facilitator providing a bridge to the career aspirants. The process of all round preparation of the students for tomorrow’s challenging & technologically advanced work environments starts quite early right from the first year by providing them valuable exposure by organizing workshops, seminars, road shows , industrial visits , guest lectures by teams of professionals in accordance to their training needs , and skill enhancement requirements. Periodic assessment of traits and skills acquired is followed with vast scope of industry Academia exchange of both , thought and content.
It gives me immense pleasure to invite and welcome you to JIS University, Kolkata. Established under the JIS University Act 2014 ( West Bengal Act XXII of 2014), Of West Bengal, the University is characterised by the strength of quality excellence and innovation in the domains of world-class research facilities and state-of-the-art educational infrastructures. Our belief is that imparting the best training is only possible under the dual opportunities of professional competency and autonomous responsibility within an environment favourable for encouraging new ideas. Charting a successful career path through career guidance and mentoring is the prime focus of JIS University curricula. We intend to build up our facilities to help in continuing in our momentum in undergraduate post graduate education and Doctoral research programs.
Our mission is to create the next generation of highly employable global standard professionals to shape the future through a vibrant learning environment – fostering innovation and creativity, informed by practice, inspired by research, focusing on the globally relevant areas in which we, as an institution, excel.
It is a universal truth that research and development are the fundamentals strengths of any University.JIS University welcomes scholars to empower their minds by associating with the proud heritage of outstanding research at our university campus in diverse fields, undertaken by our group previously.