- It is called before any other method.
- Called only once for a servlet instance.
- Used to initialize the servlet instance.
- _jspservice() is called for each request
- It takes the request and the response objects as arguments.
- _jspService() method can't be overridden.
- It is called by container when its instance is about to be destroyed.
- The jspInit() and jspDestroy() methods can be overridden within a JSP page.