Jain Vishva Bharati University

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Jain Vishva Bharti University
जैन विश्व भारती
Jain Vishva Bharati University logo.jpg
Motto Nanassa Saram Ayaro
Motto in English
Right conduct is the essence of right knowledge
Type Deemed
Established 1991
Vice-Chancellor Prof. B.R. Dugar
Spiritual head Acharya Mahashraman
Location Ladnun, Rajasthan, India
Campus 1,00,600 sq. meters
Website jvbi.ac.in


JVBI was established with the inspiration of Acharya Tulsi, the 9th Head of the Jain Svetambar Terapanth religious sect, in Ladnun, Dist Nagaur, Rajasthan. In 1991, UGC University Grants Commission under Section 3 of the U.G.C. Act of 1956,[1] notified JVBI as "Deemed University" under Section 3 of University Grants Commission Act, 1956 on the recommendation of the Government of India. The Institute continues to be housed in the common campus of its parent body organization Jain Vishva Bharati. Acharya Tulsi remained its first constitutional Anushasta (moral and spiritual guide) followed by Acharya Mahapragya as its second Anushasta. Acharya Mahashraman is its present Anushasta.


The institute is in Ladnun, a small town in Nagaur District of Rajasthan.

Regular Courses[edit]

JVBI undertakes various graduates, post-graduates Regular Programmes along with doctorate and post-doctorate programmes, i.e. D.Litt. & Ph.D. Programmes in Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy; Prachya Vidya evam Bhasha (Sanskrit, Prakrit); Yoga and Science of Living; Nonviolence and Peace; Social Work; Education; and English; M.Phil. Programmes in M.Phil. in Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy; M.Phil. in Prakrit; and M.Phil. in Nonviolence and Peace; Master Degree Courses in M.A./M.Sc. in Jainology; Philosophy; Sanskrit; Prakrit; Hindi; Yoga and Science of Living; Clinical Psychology; Nonviolence and Peace; Political Science; Social Work; English; M.Ed.; Bachelor Degree Courses in B.A. (Bachelor of Arts); B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce); B.Lib.I.Sc. (Bachelor of Library & Information Science); B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education); B.A.-B.Ed. 4 Yrs Integrated Course; B.Sc.-B.Ed. 4 Yrs Integrated Course; PG Diploma Courses in Jain Studies; Preksha Yoga Therapy; NGO Management; Rural Development; Corporate Social Responsibility; HR Management; Gender Empowerment; Counseling and Communication; Banking; Diploma in Naturopathy ; Rajbhasha Studies; Certificate Courses in Prakrit; Sanskrit, Yoga and Preksha Meditation; SOL, PM & Yoga Education; Nonviolence and Peace; Journalism & Mass Media; Office AUtomation and Internet; Photoshop; and HTML-Web Designing.

Distance Education Courses[edit]

JVBI undertakes various post-graduates, graduates and certificate courses, i.e. Master Degree Courses in Jainology; Yoga and Science of Living; Education; Hindi; English; Nonviolence; Bachelor Degree Courses in B.A. (Bachelor of Arts); B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce); B.Lib. & I.Sc. (Bachelor of Library & Information Science); BPP (Bachelor Preparatory Programme); Certificate Courses in Training in Nonviolence; Understanding Religion; Jain Religion & Philosophy; Prakrit; Jain Art and Aesthetics; Human Rights; and Training Programme Preksha Life Skill.


Professor B.R. Dugar, Professor Dept of Nonviolence and Peace is the current Vice Chancellor.


  1. ^ "UGC Act-1956" (PDF). mhrd.gov.in/. Secretary, University Grants Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Jainism: A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-Violence, by Kurt Titze, Klaus Bruhn

Coordinates: 27°39′07″N 74°23′20″E / 27.6520321°N 74.3889932°E / 27.6520321; 74.3889932