Over the years, the CMR Jnanadhara Trust has continued to support and manage the growth of educational institutions. The CMR Group of Institutions is a Bangalore-based educational conglomerate that comprises a number of institutes of higher education, Montessori / K-12 schools, various Centres of Excellence in training, research and consultancy as well as a host of academic departments. Over 20,000 students including international students from more than 60 countries study within CMR’s portals of learning. Nearly 1000 highly qualified faculty and staff work at CMR. Academic programmes are varied and cover various areas of study including Engineering, Education, Law, Management, Media Studies, Biosciences, Business Administration, Psychology, Paramedical and Nursing at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.
The CMR Group of Institutions in association with National Public Schools promotes the Ekya Schools, a brand of boutique schools with several campuses across the city. CMR has also partnered with the National Education Trust to found the NPS International School on a lush 6-acre campus in Singapore.
Recently, CMR University has been established as a Private University in Karnataka.