Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore
Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore
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Course B.A., B.Com., M.A., MCA, MBA.
Establishment 1966
Management Yes
Afilated to Bangalore University

The college was established in the year 1966, and is affiliated to the Bangalore University. Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore is a minority Christian College and was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes. The college was granted Autonomous status in 2004 and was recognized as a ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ by the University Grants Commission. It was also conferred with a‘Five-Star’ status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council in 1998. JNC was also in compliance with the AUAC (American University Accreditation Council) standards for College programmes and was accredited by the council for the period of June 1st 2009 to June 1st 2012.

Following are the courses offered by the college,Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Computer Application, Bachelor of Business Management, Bachelor of Commerce –Tourism & Management (B.Com. TM). Masters in Arts (English), Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Master of Business Applications (MBA), Master of Finance and Accounting (MFA) and Master of Science (Organic Chemistry).

Under Graduate

1. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in 

History, Economics, Sociology (HECOS)

History, English, Sociology (HENGS)

Psychology, Economics, Sociology (PECOS)

Psychology, English, Sociology (PENGS)


2. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Vocational)

Communicative English, Optional English, Psychology (CEOEP)

History, Economics, Travel & Tourism (HETT)

3. Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 

4. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) 

4. Bachelor of Commerce – Tourism & Management (B.Com. TM)

Post Graduate Courses:

1. Masters in Arts (English) 

Eligibility: A Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized Indian University.Students who have majored in English literature must have a minimum of  50% in optional English all the three years put together or a minimum of 55% in General English for two years. Students of other subjects must have a minimum of 40% aggregate for all other subjects.

2. Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

3. Master of Business Applications (MBA)

Eligibility for MCA & MBA: Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their bachelors Degree examination of Bangalore University or any other university recognized as equivalent thereto are eligible to apply. For MCA With Mathematics as a subject in pre-University) of any university. Students appearing for their final examinations in the current year can also apply

4. Master of Finance and Accounting (MFA)

Eligibility: Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Commerce / Accounting / Management and MA (Economics) of Bangalore University or any recognized University with a minimum of 50% aggregate in core subjects in the qualifying examinations are eligible.


The college is located on a campus of 9.5 acres. The buildings include the Main Block, Administrative Block and Auditorium. All the buildings and other infrastructure are well maintained and are optimally utilized. The campus is very well maintained and is eco-friendly. The college offers courses in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Commerce, Management and Computer Applications at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. While majority of the courses of the college are on grants-in-aid basis, there are some courses both at undergraduate and post graduate levels, which are offered on a self-supporting basis. The college has 2185 girl students, 104 teachers and 70 non-teaching and support staff.

Hostel Facilities:

The warmth to thenew area was added by the JNC Hostel, nurtured so lovingly by Sr. Eunice Halgepopularly known as Mother Mary. What began as a hostel housed in the ThambuChetty bungalow on Promenade Road with 25 girls, was now a JNC home away fromhome, for 125 girls. The life in the hostel will depend on your courtesy andco-operation with the warden, staff and companions in a friendly and openmanner.

Library Facilities:

The library facilities are also made available to outsiders. The library has a stock of 75,000 books and subscriptions to around 275 current periodicals and journals and variety of non-print information sources. Non-print format including videos, slides,CD-ROM databases and computer based technologies are available to provide a wide range of information for library patrons. The library is well-maintained and made good use of by the staff and students.

Bank Facilities:

A Branch of Vijaya Bank is available in the college premises for the convenience of students and staff. The new building of the bank is coming up with facilities like ATM etc., The bank is open from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm - Monday to Friday, and 10.30 am to 12.00 pm on Saturdays.

Address Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560095
E-mail info@jyotinivas.org
Website http://www.jyotinivas.org
Phone +91-80- 25501919