JIS University, Kolkata West Bengal is established in the year 2014 as Private University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. JIS University is having Affiliation with reputed AICTE, BCI and UGC. Management of JIS University, Kolkata is working under Sardar Taranjit Singh (Chancellor).
JIS University is one of the most reputed and acclaimed universities in Eastern India that consistently strives to deliver high quality education. The university is under the aegis of the JIS Group Educational Initiatives whose journey started way back in 1998. Presently, the JIS Group is one of the biggest educational organisations in Eastern India with 26 schools of studies, 35,000+ students, and 126 courses.
The state legislature of the Government of West Bengal implemented the JIS University Act, 2014 that led to the formation of JIS University. The academia aspires to be an institution of excellence not only in India but also on a global basis. Courses and programs of JIS University have the approval of Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Bar Council of India (BCI), NCTE (National Council of Teacher Education) and UGC. JIS has introduced the LMS (Learning Management Systems) that facilitates the nurturing and creation of industry-ready professionals who can contribute to societal and national development.
The university perpetually contributes towards promotion of higher education, skill development, entrepreneurship, and research by integrating state-of-the-art edification techniques with traditional methods. JIS University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in engineering & technology, science, management, pharmacy, social sciences and education, and many other academic areas. JIS also registers students for a wide array of Ph.D programs and integrated courses.
The academia has eight distinct schools of studies that offer the various academic programs. Some of the study schools include the ‘School of Engineering & Technology’, ‘School of Biotechnology’, ‘School of Science’, ‘School of Management Studies’, and ‘School of Hospitality and Hotel Administration’. The campus of this private, self-financed university is located on the outskirts of Kolkata in the suburb of Agarpara under Panihati Municipality.