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About JSS AHER, Mysuru

JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research (JSS AHER), formerly known as JSS University, is a Deemed University located in Mysuru, Karnataka, India. It was established in the year 2008, with a founding mission to serve the needs of the community at large and envisions emerging as a unique institution in the Higher Education setting.

JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research since its establishment has significantly strengthened its Teaching, Research, and Service efforts to realize its vision and mission. 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, Honourable Pro-Chancellor, Dr. B. Suresh, a noted multifaceted leader in the field of education in India, and Dr. Surinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor, an expert in healthcare regulations, JSS AHER has made great progress in grooming graduates, postgraduates, and Ph.D. researchers of great acumen by providing effective, value-based education, giving importance to the overall development of an individual through state-of-art facilities to make the learner a useful citizen to the country.


JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru is a Health Science focused Higher Education Institution and comprises Faculties of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Life Sciences, and Management Studies. It has, as its constituent colleges the JSS Medical College, the JSS Dental College& Hospital and the JSS College of Pharmacy at its main campus at Mysuru and the JSS College of Pharmacy at Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu (off-campus). Besides the four constituent colleges, the deemed university has established three departments, namely the Department of Water and Health, the Department of Health System Management Studies, and the Department of Yoga. Today, more than 650 faculty members instruct approximately 3500 undergraduates, 2500 graduate students and around 700 research scholars. We have more than 100+ international students from 15+ countries studying at JSS AHER.