JSS University is an abbreviation for Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University. This deemed university is based out of the city of Mysore; it was established in the year 2008 as a part of the UGC Act of 1956. The University is a part of JSS Mahavidyapeetha that runs several educational institutions. JSS University comprises of JSS Pharmacy College, JSS Dental College and JSS Medical College and focuses on health and medical issues.
While the main campus is located in Mysore, the second pharmacy college is based out of Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu. The University is widely recognized for quality of its professional, graduate and undergraduate educational programs and their effectiveness. Outreach programs plus creative usage of information technology further enhance the institutions’ strengths.
What Does it Offer?
There are myriad courses offered by JSS University across different disciplines and levels. UG courses offered by the university include MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, Pharm D, and Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate). MD, MS, MDS and M Pharm are the PG courses that are offered to help students become committed medical professionals and benefit the society at large.
‘Principles of Clinical Pharmacology’ is one of the PG certificate courses the University offers. Some of the PG Diploma courses in the University include Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diploma in Clinical Pathology, Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Orthopedics, Diploma in Anaesthesiology, Diploma in Venerology and Dermatology, Diploma in Ophthalmology and Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine besides many others.
Ph D programs are offered in medical sciences, dental sciences and pharmacy. JSS University offers several certificate courses such as Introduction to Principles and Practice of Clinical Research in conjunction with National Institutes of Health.
Research and Grants
Research is conducted in basic and clinical sciences as a part of National and International funded projects. Both students and staff are engaged in clinical research activities actively through publication of papers in popular professional journals. One of the research ventures by JSS University is the Depression Brain Bank, which has already begun functioning.
There are travel grants available for faculty and the university promotes research activity through allocation of funds that are specifically allotted for research students and scholars. The research fund nurtures research activities and offers scholarship to deserving Ph D students for following their research work.
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Dr. Derek Mahony completed his Masters Degree in Orthodontics from London. He is the contributing editor to several international journals and also an adjunct faculty in JSS University. Other adjunct faculties who have a glorious professional and educational pedigree also contribute to JSS University and include Dr. Mukund S. Chorghade, Dr. Chandra Sekar, Dr. James C. Griffiths and Dr. Vinod P. Shah.
JSS University is a result of half century of determination and perseverance in education driven by the philosophy of minds. Each of the medical institutions under the JSS University umbrella is an island of excellence in medical sciences. Spread over two locations, JSS University makes a conducive and serene setting for researchers and students to learn and develop.
JSS Medical Institutions Campus
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