Kristu Jayanti College, founded in 1999, is managed by “BODHI NIKETAN TRUST”, formed by the members of St. Joseph Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). The College is affiliated to Bengaluru North University and is reaccredited with grade ‘A++’ in 2021 by NAAC in the Third Cycle of Accreditation. The college is recognized by UGC under the category 2(f) & 12(B). The College has been accorded Autonomous Status since 2013 by the University Grants Commission, the Government of Karnataka & Bangalore University. In the NIRF 2022 rankings, the college was placed among the top 150 colleges in the country and ranks as one of the five colleges from Karnataka. The programmes of School of Management are internationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs [ACBSP, USA]. The college was accorded ‘DBT Star College status under the strengthening component’ by the Department of Biotechnology, the Ministry of Science & Technology and the Government of India. The institution received first prize at the National Level for ‘Clean and Smart Campus Award’ from Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education, Govt. of India.
In the India Today – MDRA survey 2022, Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru is consecutively ranked as the Best Emerging College of the Century at National Level for Commerce, Science and Arts. The survey also ranked the college as 5th Best in BCA, 14th Best in MSW, 21st Best in BBA & Commerce, 23rd Best in Arts, 29th Best in Science and 33rd Best in Mass Communication among the Colleges in India. The College also ranked 2nd best in MSW, 3rd best in Commerce, Arts & BCA, 4th best in Science, 5th best in Mass Communication and 7th best in BBA among the colleges in Bengaluru. The institution strives to fulfill its mission to provide educational opportunities for all aspiring young people to excel in life by developing academic excellence, fostering values, creating civic responsibility, inculcating environmental concern and building global competencies in a dynamic environment.