Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University

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Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University
Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University logo.jpg
Type Private
Established 28 May 2008
Affiliation J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha
Chancellor Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji
Vice-Chancellor B. Suresh
Pro-Chancellor B N Betkerur
Location Mysore, Karnataka, India
12°18′29.45″N 76°38′18.83″E / 12.3081806°N 76.6385639°E / 12.3081806; 76.6385639Coordinates: 12°18′29.45″N 76°38′18.83″E / 12.3081806°N 76.6385639°E / 12.3081806; 76.6385639
Campus Urban
Website www.jssuni.edu.in

Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University, also known by the abbreviation JSS University, is a deemed university located in the city of Mysore, in the Indian state of Karnataka.[1] It was established in 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956[2] and is part of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, which runs a variety of educational institutions.[3] JSS University is focussed 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 a second pharmacy college in Ootacamund, in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.[4]


  1. ^ "Deemed University - Jagadguru". University Grants Commission, India. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "UGC Act-1956" (PDF). mhrd.gov.in/. Secretary, University Grants Commission. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "About us". JSS University. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "About JSS Medical Institutions". JSS University. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 

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