JSS COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
Affiliated to the University of Mysore & Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA-3.02)
Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Mahavidyapeetha (JSSMVP), Parent institution of the college, an institution of international acclaim was founded by His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji established in the year 1954 which was registered under the Societies Registration Act 1960. It is striving for social development by responding to the community needs. It strongly believes that unless the problems of the socially backward communities and the poor are solved, there cannot be social development. With this objective, several development initiatives at the same time living up to its principle of ‘Work is worship’ and is engaged in raising public awareness on issues of social concern. JSSMVP adopts a multipronged approach to ensure a better quality of life. Through its over 350 varied institutions, it not only provides learning to over 90,000 students but also touches the lives of millions through a cascading effect. The present Pontiff His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, the 24th spiritual Head of Sutturu Math and President of JSS Mahavidyapeetha has been the torch bearer of its tradition of providing educational excellence, health care and nurturing rural development for the economic upliftiment of society. Important aspect that worth mentioning here is that instead of making students come to cities seeking education. Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamiji thought of starting educational institutions in rural areas, which resulted in the establishment of JSS College in Chamarajanagar, a semi-urban, border area.
JSS College for Women, Chamarajanagar established in 1967 by JSS Mahavidyapeetha (JSSMVP), is situated on a sprawling eco friendly Campus of 14.5 Acres with a spacious building and hostel. At its genesis it was JSS College for Arts, Science & Commerce in the year 2001, it got recognised by UGC under 2(f) & 12(B), adopted to Women’s College & permanently affiliated to University of Mysore. The college has grown over the last 56 years by catering the needs and aspirations of the student and society.
Over the years the college has recorded a phenomenal enhancement in the number of departments, programmes, courses, facility and students. It has grown in terms of its physical infrastructure, learning resources, ICT facilities, support services and means of governance. It has given emphasis to quality initiatives in all the spheres of higher education in the terms of courses, content, updating, teaching – learning process, research facilities, outreach and extension activities. College is known for its facilities provided to the student’s fraternity like – sports; college has 4 acre play ground, indoor stadium equipped with facilities required and multi fitness centre for the benefit of students. College canteen caters to the needs of students by preparing various delicious cuisines. College has adopted NEP-2020 from 2021-2022 adhering to rules of University of Mysore, Mysore. College is prepared in all the aspects in imparting education as per NEP. The college has given due importance for two main key factors one is ‘Women Empowerment’ and the other is ‘Value Based Education’, any initiatives, programmes planned are in terms of these two key factors. This quality initiatives has resulted in the blossoming of the College into one of the best Colleges of the region.
The College is a Women, grant in aid, multi faculty College, Re-accredited by NAAC with A Grade(CGPA : 3.02).The College is known to provide quality based education by transforming the students to a Competitive, Employable, Valuable and responsible citizen of the Country. The College offers a total of 10 Programs like BSc (03), BA (03), BCom, BCA, BBA, MCom.