Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University, also known as JSS University, is a deemed university located in Mysore, Karnataka. It was established in 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and is part of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, which runs a variety of educational institutions. This deemed-to-be university is recognized by both MHRD and NAAC at A Grade, has been focusing more on teaching, research and service , from its inception. Under the leadership and gracious Patronage and blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji , the Chancellor of JSS UnIversity and Vice Chancellor , Dr.B.Suresh, a noted multifaceted leader in India, the university has made great progress in grooming graduates, postgraduates, and PhD researchers of great acumen by providing effective value based education in all the institution by giving importance to overall development of an individual through state-of-art facilities to make the learner a useful citizen to the country.
JSS University is focused on medical and health-related studies, and comprises JSS Medical College, JSS Dental College and JSS College of Pharmacy at the main campus in Mysore as well as another pharmacy college in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu. With a view to extend the horizons in the field of Health Sciences, the Department of Water and Health, Department of Health System Management Studies and Department of Life Sciences was also started later.
The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a education at JSS University. A vast range of cultural, educational, athletic and social activities are available to students, faculty and other staff. Campus life activities are built around the concepts of encouraging each member to express his or her talents and to respect all members of our pluralistic culture.
The University has also played a pivotal role in ensuring that the students and faculty benefit through wide-ranging international tie-ups. The institutions have collaborations with reputed universities, industrial and research organizations .These include has International collaboration with La Trobe University, Australia, Khon Kaen University, Thailand University of Southern Nevada, USA, Long Island University, USA,AIMST University, Malaysia Howard University, Washington DC, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, AlfaGene Biosciences Inc, USA National Institutes of Health, USA, Oman Medical College, Oman , etc,.
A wide range of international study and research opportunities are available to both undergraduate and graduate students, including the chance to conduct research abroad. The University also supports students interested in individual or group extracurricular projects abroad.
Centres of Excellence :
Till Dec -2015
|Course Name||Course Duration|
|M.Sc (Master of Science) Microbiology||3 Years|
|Post Graduate Medical Super Speciality - M.ch||3 Years|
|Post Graduate Medical Super Speciality - Doctor of Medicine||3 Years|
|M.Pharmacy (Master of Pharmacy)||2 Years|
|MBA (Master of Business Administration) Hospital Management||2 Years|
|M.Sc (Master of Science) BioMedical Science||2 Years|
|MPH (Master of Public Health )||2 Years|
|M.Sc (Master of Science) Life Sciences||2 Years|
|MDS (Master of Dental Surgery)||2 Years|
|MBBS (Medicinae Baccalaureus and Bachelor of Surgery)||5 Years|
|MD (Doctor of medicine)||2 Years|
|MS (Master of Surgery)||2 Years|
|Facility Name||Facility Description|
|Lab||Constituent Colleges have hightech labs with latest equipment to cater the needs of the students|
|Wificampus||The University and all its constituent colleges and hostels are functioning as wificampus|
|Library||6 libraries with 52820 books and 2030 journals ,wifi connection 24 hrs, total space of 38530 sq.ft|
|Hostels||Exclusive hostels for men and women with comfortable rooms, nutritious food, 24hrs security system|
|Cafeteria/Mess||Canteen facilities for students and staff available with in University Premises from 8am to 8pm|
|Transport Facilities||University provides transport for the convenience of the students through a structured network|
|Hospital/Medical facilities||The University is connected with JSS Hospital ( 1800 bedded) for 24hrs medical service for student|
|Sports Complex||Total space of 19525 sq.ft with Tennis,Basketball, Badminton, Cricket,Football ground &Yoga center|
|Gym||Fully fitted gymnasium which includes aerobic machines, weight machines and free weights|