The JIS Group Educational Initiatives will be launching the JIS University at Agarpara in Kolkata from the upcoming academic year.
The group, which currently conducts 72 courses at its 18 campuses located across the country, will offer undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses in engineering and technology, dental and health sciences, computer applications, hospitality and hotel management, liberal arts and media sciences under the School of Technology, School of Science, School of Law, School of Business Management and School of Media Science and Liberal Arts.
The university will be using technology-enabled educational services such as e-libraries and smart classrooms to enhance the learning outcomes of students. Additionally, to offer students hands-on industry exposure, it will con duct industrial tours, guest lectures, international student exchange programmes, research and development programmes, soft skill programmes, workshops, technical seminars, laboratory exercises, etc.
The group currently has partnerships with companies like IBM, Oracle, Wipro Texas Instruments and Volkswagen as well as with academic institutions like IIT Kharagpur and Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. Lastly, the university will also host an entrepreneurship development cell.