Kristu Jayanti College [KJC], Bangalore Karnataka was established in the year 1999 as Private (Autonomous) Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Management, Humanities and Science. KJC is approved by the reputed AICTE and ACCA, accredited by NAAC-A++ and ACBSP, and is affiliated with Bengaluru North University, Bangalore. Management of KJC Bangalore is working under Dr. Fr. Augustine George (Principal).
"BODHI NIKETAN TRUST", founded Kristu Jayanti College in 1999. When the college started, it had just 3 course and they are B.Com, B.Sc. (CSMS), and BA (HEP). From there the college stocks grew multi-fold and today the college has over 8k students, and have added nearly 30 courses in UG, 16 in PG and PG Diploma courses numbers have raised to 3. In all, there are 4 research centres of the college and they are Management, Psychology, Commerce, and Bio-Technology. Till 2013, the college was under Bangalore North University but in 2013, it gained Autonomous status. The college received all the necessary grants from UGC, Bangalore University, and the Government of Karnataka.
Kristu Jayanti Bangalore has one mission and that it to provide fair and square education for all, so that they excel in future as they will always have the backing of academic excellence behind them. Creating civic responsibilities, fostering values, and making students competent are the other missions for which the institute is thriving upon. The institute fundamentals are based on 4 pillars and they are:
Skills: Without necessary skills, academic strength, and global competencies can’t be instilled in students. So, for a potential future of the students all the requisite skills are borne in students through various training programs.
Attitude: A correct attitude is required as the etiquette skills and the skills to negotiate are must in students. Only then they can respect their fellow mates and have a disciplined lifestyle.
Values: Students here are taught to not just make living but to enlighten the society. The society is changing but the values stay the same and therefore the academic here is value based that teaches students to maintain social integrity and have personality that can charm one and all.
Knowledge: Last but not the least to meet the global requirements, a complete knowledge is must. The college has always been in quest for excellence through their academics and therefore students here possess more knowledge than what their peers do.
The college is spread nearly 10 acres of lands and have recently started the hostel facilities too as students from all corners of the country has started showing interest in Kristu Jayanti.
Kristu Jayanti admissions primary criteria is their educational performance in 10+2 and qualifying exams. If these two criteria are full-filled then the students have to go through a screening process at the college as every Kristu Jayanti course have their own criteria. In short, the admissions are fully on merit and eligibility criteria too has to be fulfilled. For UG courses such as B.Com, BBA, and BA, students should have at least 40% marks in 12th from any recognised state board in the country. The same goes for the faculty of science and humanities. For PG programs such as PGDM, along with graduate degree the students should have appeared for national level entrances such as CAT/MAT, etc.
For admissions both the ways that are online and offline methods are available. Kristu Jayanti Online applicant form can be downloaded from the college website where fee details and eligibility criteria is already mentioned. Kristu Jayanti’s Law and PGDM are their most favoured programs. B.Com (Tourism) among the UG programs have seen the highest strength in recent times.
Kristu Jayanti Scholarships are three and they are JTS (Jayantian Talent Scholarship), JUS (Jayantian Upliftment Scholarship), and JDS (Jayantian Determination Scholarship).
JTS – JTS is awarded to students who excel not just in education but in co-curricular activities too. However, there are certain conditions or cap for this scholarship. Students have to maintain 85% attendance in each semester. They should score at least 60% aggregate in every semester. Students with trophies at university level are eligible for scholarships on that particular year. Each student eligible for this scholarship are awarded 10k INR.
JUS – Students coming from poor financial background are the ones who are eligible for this scholarship apart from students of reserved category. Here again the attendance criteria has to be fulfilled and students applying for this scholarship will have to provide their economic income duly signed by the civil authority of their respective area. The amount with which student will be rewarded is 10k INR.
JDS – This scholarship is purely for Divyangjan (Physically Disabled) students. The students will have to provide their disability certificate and every student under this category of scholarship will be awarded 20k INR.
Scholarship will be awarded only after its been duly audited and accounted by the authorised people of the institution.
|Institute Name||Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore|
|Affiliated to||Bengaluru North University, Bangalore|
|Approved/Recognised by||AICTE, ACCA|
|Programmes offered||UG/ PG/ Diploma/ Certificate|
|Principal||Dr. Fr. Augustine George|
|Address||K Narayanapura, Kothanur P.O., Bangalore - 560077, Karnataka, India|
|Contact Number||080-28465611, 28465770, 28465353|
|101-150 out of 200||2023 (Colleges)|
|101-150 out of 200||2022 (Universities)|
|151-200 out of 200||2020 (Colleges)|
|13 out of 35||2022 (Social Work Colleges)|
|19 out of 120||2021 (Arts Colleges)|
|19 out of 120||2020 (Arts Colleges)|
|Band-Performer||2021 (Non-Technical Universities & Institutes)|
Only resilient individuals can adapt to globally competitive business environment. So for that, students needs to be humble in attitude, dynamic in approach, enterprising in their thoughts, and are devoted in their studies and skill building. Ever since the college has started, it has tried to ingrain all the above qualities in the college students. Thus, a holistic transformation of students is done by the college. An education is incomplete, if the students don’t find a suitable job beyond that. Thus, all the necessary values, skills, and academic proficiency are inculcated in students of the college so that they pursue a career in their desired field. The college opens abundance opportunities, through Kristu Jayanti Placements every year. Nearly 70 NGO’s and corporates have visited the college campus for placements. Not just the Post Graduate students but even the Graduate level students are being placed by the institution. An intensive training program is run by the College, so that students are always in line or competent to meet the corporate world expectations. Along with technical and academic skills, organized and communicative skills are implanted in students.
Some of the top recruiters of the institution are KPMG, Morgan Stanley, Grant Thornton, E&Y, LDRA, Asian Paints, South Indian Bank, Federal Bank, Northern Trust, ITC, City Union Bank, Byjus, Amazon, Accenture, Cognizant, Coca Cola, Salesforce, Oracle, Oath Inc, Wells Fargo, Johnson & Johnson, Data Semantics, HSBC, Google, PwC, and McKinsey & Co.
The institution has always received positive feedback from the recruiters. All the students who are recruited from here have performed best and are committed to their jobs and does everything with responsibility. The institution needs a standing ovation for this as they are the ones who give more value to instil values such as being true and honest to the things they do.
The institute when incepted was quite small but the area has been expanded keeping in mind the increasing strength of the College. Today, the area of the institute is 9.5 acres of lush green land that can be easily termed as a smart campus. Some of the facilities of the campus that are worth mentioning are as follows:
Cafeteria – Arguably it is one of the most popular hubs of the campus. The cafeteria of the campus is quite spacious and can accommodate even number of students. From refreshment to a variety of dishes the cafeteria serves them all at a price that is easy on pocket for the students.
Hostels – There are seven girls and four boys’ hostel that the College has for its students. The girls’ hostels are managed by the nuns and therefore some stringent rules are applicable. The girls hostel are named AVE Maria Hostel, St. Mary's Study House, Mary Matha Hostel, Navajyothi Study House, Pallotti Study House, Prajyothi Study House, and Holy Cross Institute.The four boys hostel of the institute are St. Aloysious, St. Pauls, St. Chavara, and St. Joseph's Boys Hostel.
Sports facilities – KJC gives a lot of importance to sports and therefore coaches for respective sports have been assigned. The institute has state-of-the-art sporting facilities for a considerate number of sports. Many national level sports person and state level sports person are a part of this prestigious college.
Auditorium – There are as many as 6 auditoriums at the Kristu Jayanti College campus. Most of them are small but the main auditorium named St. Kuriakose Elias Auditorium which is located in the PG Block of the campus is the largest of them all and hosts all the important events of the college.
Established in 1999, Kristu Jayanti College is a private educational institute of Karnataka. The college initiated with the aim of serving education to students in the field of management, science, and humanities. Affiliated to Bengaluru North University, the college has received accreditation with “Grade A” by NAAC. It has affiliation with BCI, AICTE, and NAAC. Kristu received a special status by the Government of Karnataka, University Grants Commission, & the Bangalore University. The large education hub works towards fulfilling its objective of providing educational opportunities to all the rising youth to achieve excellence in life. It aims to fulfill this motive by way of developing academic excellence, creating civic responsibility, fostering values, as well as building global competencies in the working environment.
The college honors its admission procedure, and initially, it access applicants on the basis of their academic performance. It follows the process by examining their performance in the qualifying examination and performance in the personal interview.
For those candidates who seek admission in the MBA program they have to give (CAT/ MAT/ CMAT) national-level management tests. For those candidates who seek admission in BBA, B.Com, BBA. LL.B., they are required to sit for the qualifying test conducted by the college.
Kristu College ranked 6th Best BCA, 21st Best Commerce, 19th Best Arts, 26th Best Science, 12th Best MSW, and 21st Best BBA College in India by India Today under MDRA survey. The college ranked 2nd best in BCA and MSW, 4th Best in Arts & Science, 3rd best in Commerce, and 6th best in BBA among other colleges in Bangalore.
KJC owns a library full of books, magazines, journals, along with electronic journals. The automated library of the college allows students to access the required data. There are a reading room, self-study cubicles, and discussion rooms for everyone.