The year was 1993 when T. John College with its premises in Campbell Road, Austin Town, Bangalore – 47 begun. The college started by Dr. Thomas P John, with liberal aid from his father Mr. T. John who is Ex-Minister of State for Infrastructure Development and Aviation, Government of Karnataka, offered a 3 year BHM (Hotel Management) Degree course to 24 students.
The college also offered the BBM and BSc (CMS) courses.
Since a humble beginning in 1993, there has been no looking back and every year the college crosses new milestones.
A decade later the college premises has expanded to include new departments and blocks and spread over an area of 20 acres of land donated by Mr. T. John.
Cosmopolitan and secular in ethos and philosophy, T. John College attracts students from all over India and the neighboring countries, especially Sri Lanka.
The college is governed by a governing Board, the Chairman being Dr. Thomas P. John the son of the founder Mr. T. John. The other members of this governing Board are high-profile industrialists, financiers, entrepreneurs and renowned academicians.