Garden City Education Trust was established in 1992 by Dr. Joseph V.G., with the first institution being Garden City College of Science and Management Studies which has an “A-Grade”, the highest conferred to an educational institution, when assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) – the premier accreditation body under the UGC consecutively in three cycles of accreditation. These institutions are ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14000:2004 certified.
Right from it's first year of operation, the institution has strived to promote innovation in higher education in tune with current and upcoming industry needs for well-trained human resources. In pursuit of this, Garden City University was established by the Act 47 of Government of Karnataka, namely – Garden City University Act, 2013 notified vide No.Samvyashae 28 Shasana 2013, Bangalore, Dated 24-06-2013. The Garden City University Act received the assent of the Governor of Karnataka on 26th March 2013 and was published in the Karnataka Gazette on 12th April 2013.
Garden City University in Karnataka is a recognized UGC approved University in India. The University Grants Commission has listed Garden City University in the recognized list of Private Universities in India on its website (https://www.ugc.ac.in/privateuniversitylist.aspx?id=12&Unitype=3)
The UGC Proforma for Garden City University can be viewed here (UGC Proforma PDF Link)