LJ Integrated MBA (IMBA) Admission Open For Batch 2021-2026

Welcome To LJK

The charitable trust LJK (Lok Jagruti Kendra) was established in 1980 under the leadership of Gujarat’s leading industrialists, academicians and other distinguished personalities. The primary objective of LJK (“Lok” – people, “Jagruti” – awareness and “Kendra” – trust) is to educate youth and make them globally compassionate citizens.

LJK is devoted to deliver an education system that combines extensive academics with the enthusiasm of discovery. Under the guidance of industry veterans the LJ Group of Institutes has evolved into Gujarat's foremost educational trust. 20+ Educational institutes are sprawled in two campuses, 10,000+ students are enrolled in undergraduate, diploma, graduate, post graduate and doctoral courses and are educated by 700+ professors, the best in teaching industry.The LJK community includes dynamic and vibrant students aiming to excel in their respective course, alumni who’re constantly reaching new heights and motivating the existing students.

As Ahmedabad's leading MBA institute, LJ Institute of Management Studies (LJIMS) contributes to the development of the nation by educating students through cutting-edge technology. The course, LJIMBA, 5 Year Integrated MBA Programme is considered the best in India. Our excellence in research, education and technology is renowned globally. We are committed to generate, distribute and preserve knowledge and collaborate with others to use this knowledge to solve global challenges.

LJU At a Glance

LJ Group of Institutes is managed by Lok Jagruti Kendra (LJK), a Charitable Trust and a Registered Society established in1980 by eminent academicians and visionaries like Prof. B.M. Peerzada, former Dean of Commerce Faculty, Gujarat University, Padma Bhushan Lord Meghnad Desai (London School of Economics), Prof. Gautam Appa (LSE), Late Prof. M.S. Trivedi, former Vice Chancellor, South Gujarat University, renowned jurist Late Shri Girishbhai Patel and Shri Subodhbhai Shah. It was envisioned as “a key player in education and social development by promoting and nurturing creativity, scholarship, innovation and excellence through a chain of quality institutes.” LJK’s mission has been “to establish and manage institutions with an environment in which new ideas, delivery strategies and scholarship flourish and from where leaders and innovators of tomorrow shall emerge.”

LJK runs 27 institutions on two well-developed environment-friendly campuses with dedicated buildings and infrastructure facilities, and offering various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes duly approved by respective apex bodies. LJ Institutes have over 18000 students and 700+ faculties engaged in teaching-learning, research and extension activities and striving to develop students into complete citizens not only having the necessary subject knowledge and skills, but also the empathy towards various environmental, social, cultural and other issues affecting the society.

Feather in the LJK’s Cap: Establishment of LJ University (Lok Jakruti Kendra University)

The track record of the LJ Group of Institutes, its achievements and contribution to the society during the past 37 years has resulted in establishment of the Lok Jagruti Kendra University (LJU) by Gujarat Act No. 19 of 2019.


  • Affordability: Affordable higher education of high quality in Gujarat
  • Contribution: Contribute in a big way to local industrial need and social development
  • Skill Development: Focus on skill development, employability and holistic development
  • Social Responsibility: Become a responsible social institution through value creation in the region
  • Inclusion: Inclusive education
  • Pedagogy: Lab-to-land-to-lab pedagogy

LJU is intended to be University with a difference with the following agenda:

  • Skilling local youth as per cutting edge needs of local and global industries
  • 1 % of our graduates to be job creators or self employed
  • Access to higher education to around 1 lakh youth in next decade
  • Benefit to nearby community through community engagement program
  • Collaboration with local industries to work on their challenges
  • Capacity building of human resources of local MSMEs and large industries
  • Attracting global academic communities through international collaborations for syllabus designing, delivery and evaluation.
  • Nurturing graduates to be job ready and also make them entrepreneurial