SS Academy of Higher Education & Research, formerly known as JSS University, is a deemed to be 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 MHRD and accredited by NAAC with A Grade. The University 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 Academy of Higher Education & Research and Vice Chancellor, Dr.B.Suresh, a noted multifaceted leader of repute, the University has made great progress in grooming graduates, postgraduates, and PhD researchers by providing effective value based education across our institutions by focusing on overall development of an individual through state-of-art facilities to make the learner a useful citizen to the society.
Today, more than 600 faculty members instruct approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students and around 300 research scholars. The University`s generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford education at JSS Academy. 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.