Kristu Jayanti College, founded in 1999, is run by "BODHI NIKETAN TRUST", formed by the members of St. Joseph's Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), the first indigenous religious congregation in India. This congregation is the embodiment of the dream and vision of Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara who was a nineteenth-century educationist and social reformer in India. Kuriakose Chavara was born in 1805, in Kainakary, Kerala. In 1829 he was ordained as a priest after his early schooling in the native village and priestly studies at Pallipuram seminary in Alapuzha.
Kristu Jayanti College, founded in 1999, is run by "BODHI NIKETAN TRUST", formed by the members of St. Joseph Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). The college is affiliated to Bangalore University and is reaccredited with the highest grade 'A' by NAAC in Second Cycle of Accreditation. The college is recognized by UGC under the category 2(f) & 12(B). The college was accorded autonomous status from 2013 by the University Grants Commission, Government of Karnataka & the Bangalore University. In India Today - Nielsen survey 2015.
The institution strives to fulfill its mission to provide educational opportunities to all aspiring youth to excel in life by developing academic excellence, fostering values, creating civic responsibility and building global competencies in a dynamic environment.
Kristu Jayanti College is affiliated to the Bangalore University, the largest University in the country. A majority of higher educational institutions are established in the southern and eastern parts of Bangalore. The northern part of Bangalore District, which is semi-urban and rural, lacked educational and industrial development. In order to build vibrant academic environment and expand opportunities for socio-economic change in this geographical area, the college was started at K.Narayanapura in Kothanur from Bangalore city.The college which had a humble beginning with 1 course, 9 students and 3 full-time academic faculties in 1999, has grown exponentially in the program (26 programs including two Ph.D. program), in a number of students (3540) and in full-time faculty strength (163), all in a matter of 16 years.
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KJC Vision and Mission
Vision- 'Light and Prosperity': To provide intellectual and moral leadership by igniting the minds of youth to realize their potential and make positive contributions leading to prosperity of the society and the nation at large. Mission- 'Kristu Jayanti College strives to provide educational opportunities to all aspiring youth to excel in life by nurturing academic ...
Awards & Rankings
In India Today - Nielsen survey 2015. The college is ranked 16thBest Commerce College, 22ndBest Science College & 24thBest Arts College in India and 3rd,4th,5thpositions in Commerce, Arts & Science among Top 10 Colleges in Bangalore. Accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC under new methodology Recognized by UGC under 2(f) The academic contribution of the college has received ...