JSS College for Arts, Commerce and Science, Chamarajanagar was established in 1967 by JSS Mahavidyapeet, a leading educational trust of India. Over a period of 49 years, with the blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, constant support of the management, University of Mysore, UGC, State and Central Governments as well as the dedicated efforts of teaching and non-teaching staff, the college has made commendable progress on several fronts. It is a multi-faculty, Grant-in-aid College, affiliated to the University of Mysore and recognized by the UGC under 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC Act and the Government of Karnataka.

A number of curricular and co-curricular functional units are established to provide opportunities to the stake holders. The college has been giving thrust to enhance the quality based education and celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year in 2016-17.

The college is providing all the necessary facilities for sports and cultural activities as well as basic amenities and hostel. NSS, Bharath Scouts and Guides, Youth Red Cross, and Students’ Forum orient the students towards personality and community development.

The college has a spacious eco friendly campus comprising a multi-storey building, science block, well furnished laboratories, ICT enabled classrooms, computerized library as well as other necessary infrastructural facilities.