JIS Group Educational Initiatives - the largest educational conglomerate of Eastern India with 37 Institutions, 170 programmes and 39,000 students began its journey 24 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; All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Bar Council of India (BCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). JIS University is also a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) since 2017.