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 Administrator, 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 overall development of an individual through state-of-art facilities to make the learner a useful citizen to the society.