The JIS University Act, 2014 (West Bengal Act XXII of 2014) came into effect through the Government of West Bengal Notification No86-Edn (U)/OM-4L/2013 , dated 3rd February, 2015. Vide its letter no. 104-Edn (U)/OM-4L/2013, dated 06.02.2015; the Higher Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal intimated the Chancellor to start implementing the provisions of JIS University Act, 2014 and start the academic activities from the Academic Session 2015-16.
Goverment Council of the Association of Indian Universities at its 345th Meeting held on 22/6/2017 at AIU House, New Delhi Considered the application of JIS University,Kolkata,WB for grant of provisional membership of AIU and resolved to grant the same with effect from 1.4.2017.
Vide its letter no. F. 8-6/2015 (CPP-I/PU), dated March 3, 2015; the University Grants Commission, New Delhi confirmed the inclusion of JIS University in the list of Universities maintained in its website www.ugc.ac.in.Vide its letter no. F.No.AB/AICTE/REG/2016 dated 30/11/2016 on the Subject of Status of JIS University; the University Grants Commission, New Delhi confirmed that JIS University is empowered to award degrees as specified under section 22 of the UGC Act.
In terms of the provisions under the All India Council for Technical Education (Grant of Approvals for Technical Institutions) Regulations, 2016 notified by the Council vide notification number F.No.AB/AICTE/REG/2016 dated 30/11/2016 and amended on December 5, 2017 and other notifications, as applicable and published from time to time.
JIS University is now a member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and have joined over 1000 colleges and universities in some 120 countries who are working with the United Nations to promote global priorities, including peace, human rights and sustainable development