JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, formerly known as JSS University, is a Deemed to be University located in Mysuru, 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 (3.47 CGPA). JSS AHER has been graded as Category-I Deemed-to-be University by UGC in the Year 2018.
The Deemed to be University has been focusing on teaching, research, and health services since 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, Pro-Chancellor, Dr. B.Suresh, a noted multifaceted leader of repute and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Surinder Singh, an acclaimed Physician, the Deemed to be University has made great progress in grooming graduates, postgraduates, and Ph.D. researchers by providing effective value-based education across our institutions by focusing on the overall development of an individual through state-of-art facilities to make the learner a useful citizen to the society.
Core Values - JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research will continue to be guided by the legacy and sustaining principles of Sri Suttur Math and the JSS Mahavidyapeetha through:
Ethical Standards - Meeting the highest ethical standards of professionalism to achieve excellence in academic and research activities supporting health and environment, thus benefiting society.
Mutual Respect - Affirming and protecting the rights, dignity, and integrity of each member of diverse community by embracing the social-ecological and economic impact.
Student Centric - Fostering a student-centric environment and providing student centered, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, collaborative, innovative programs leading to professional excellence.
Responsiveness - Serving the needs of the society and "Touching the lives of millions" through community care and outreach programs.