An Initiative of
Education Promotion Society for India

About Institute

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. 


  •  Accredited with A Grade (CGPA of 3.34 out of 4) by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and reaccreditation in 2018. The IQAC of the University is active in implementation/ monitoring process related to NAAC reaccreditation.
  •  JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru &JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty - the B.Pharm program accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
  •  JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru &JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty Drug testing laboratories accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibrating Laboratories (NABL) for Chemical testing discipline as per ISO 17025:2005.
  • The Pharm D. programme of JSS University has been awarded with International Certification by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), USA, and becomes the first among the Universities in the Asia Pacific region.
  •  ISO 9001:2008 Certification - The JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru , JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty and JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysuru certified with ISO 2001:2008 for their quality management system. The Centre for Advanced Drug Research and Testing (CADRAT) of the JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty certified with ISO 2001:2008 for its quality management system.
  • National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Health care Providers (NABH) had been awarded to JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru.
  •  The Drug Testing Laboratories of JSS College of Pharmacy Mysuru, and JSS College of Pharmacy Ooty, that are approved by Drug Control department of Karnataka state and Tamil Nadu State respectively  and approved Centre for Bioavailability/Bioequivalence studies by DCGI, CDSCO, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
  •  JSS Dental college and Hospital is accredited by International Accreditation Organization.
  •  JSS Medical College Mysuru is approved by DSIR as research facility.

Centres of Excellence :

  •  The Karnataka Vision Group of Science & Technology and FIST, DST have recognized JSS Medical College Mysuru as Centre of excellence in Molecular Biology & Regenerative Medicine.
  •  The Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has recognised JSS University, as Centre of Excellence for carrying out clinical trials.
  •  The Indian Pharmacopeial commission has recognised JSS University as regional coordinating centre for Pharmacovigilance Program of India (PvPI).
  •  WHO International Drug Monitoring Programme located at Uppsala, Sweden has partnered with JSS University to establish a strategic framework for collaboration to conduct training programmes for capacity building in Pharmacovigilance for the Asia-Pacific region.
  •  WHO Global Vaccine Safety Initiative program has partnered with JSS Medical College Hospital to promote quality and safe use of vaccines. JSS Hospital is identified by WHO as a sentinel site for multi country vaccine safety studies.

Till Dec -2015

  • Number of Research Article Publications:  526
  • Books Published :   30
  • Number of faculty:  620
  • Number of students(UG, PG & PhD): 4480
  • Number of Patents Filed : 28
  • Total amount of research grant received:  5 crores




Institute Details

    Facility NameFacility Description
Lab Lab Constituent Colleges have hightech labs with latest equipment to cater the needs of the students
Wificampus Wificampus The University and all its constituent colleges and hostels are functioning as wificampus
Library Library 6 libraries with 52820 books and 2030 journals ,wifi connection 24 hrs, total space of 38530 sq.ft
Hostels Hostels Exclusive hostels for men and women with comfortable rooms, nutritious food, 24hrs security system
Cafeteria/Mess Cafeteria/Mess Canteen facilities for students and staff available with in University Premises from 8am to 8pm
Transport Facilities Transport Facilities University provides transport for the convenience of the students through a structured network
Medical Hospital/Medical facilities The University is connected with JSS Hospital ( 1800 bedded) for 24hrs medical service for student
sports Sports Complex Total space of 19525 sq.ft with Tennis,Basketball, Badminton, Cricket,Football ground &Yoga center
Gym Gym Fully fitted gymnasium which includes aerobic machines, weight machines and free weights