In the 1970s the higher education system of Jamshedpur has just started taking a new shape. It was at that time that the intellectuals of the city realized that the western interior region provided no scope for the youth to pursue higher studies. The establishment of this college in the western slum area made a new direction in the field of education.
Dr. B. Prasad, a renowned educationist and social activist, Ex-Head & Dean of Commerce dept. Ranchi University was the toarchbearer in the field of education among the downtrodden, founded this institution and brought with him, Dr. K. Ganesh an educationist, political science, Jamshedpur Workers' College, Prof G.C. Prasad, Head Commerce Dept. Workers' College and Dr. A.P. Singh, an active educationist, crowned the post of the Principal of this institution.
J.K.S. college was established in the year 1979 under the local management committee known as Jain Kalyan Samiti with a mission to impart higher and value-based education among the students of the locality mostly from Tribal and minority communities and the weaker sections of the society. The motive of the establishing this college was to provide quality education to the backward and minority Muslim society. The College whichcovers some village, slum areas adjacent to the city is situated in the front of these area, has a good communication mainly to the girl students. The Governing Body 'Jain Kalyan Samiti' has established a complete structure of education from primary level up to Degree level i separate Building of the campus. The Degree college gained its permanent affiliation of Commerce stream from Ranchi University in the year 2007 and Arts stream (History, Plitical science and Economics Hons. & General) from Kolhan University in the year 2012. The college has been consistently maintaining high academic standards and good social responsibilities and harmonies.
Presently under the Kolhan university, J.K.S. College constantly endeavours to impart value-based education to students in various courses in the arts and commerce stream achieving good results year after year.
Imparting value based high-quality education to create a strong character, responsible citizen capable of being a cosmopolitan outlook.
The institution passionately strives to provide excellent in eduction to the students of all classes especially to those weaker sections without any caste or religion by inculcating in them a sense of harmony, patriotism, creativity, entrepreneurship, future leadership and value system to prepare them for future challenges in life.