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(Re-accredited by NAAC with 'B++' Grade (III Cycle), Affiliated to University of Mysore)


About Us


JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Nanjangud was established in the year 1968 by the great visionary, the Founder of JSS Mahavidyapeetha and the 23rd Pontiff of Sutturu Sri Math His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji. His Holiness always struggled to make the College a better Institute offering different courses to uplift those students who hardly had any resources of educating themselves.

Keeping in mind the vision of His Holiness, the College has always been aiming at reaching to the under-privileged students mainly from rural area; with a variety of traditional and professional courses. As a result major flow of the students getting enrolled in the College is from rural area particularly from the districts including Chamarajanagar and Mandya. Apart from these Districts, there are a considerable number of students getting admitted in the College from different parts of Karnataka. In the third cycle of Accreditation, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore has conferred on the ‘B++’ Grade to the College in 2020.

The journey of the College from ‘B’ to ‘B++’ Grade showcased its incessant efforts to upgrade in terms of student-centric administration and academic excellence. In the forthcoming fourth cycle of NAAC Accreditation, the hopes for better grade as it has been earnestly striving to meet varied needs of the students.

We offer the B.A./B.Com/BBA/B.Sc./BCA, courses, Co and Extra-Curricular activities and technologically advanced faculties to the students and the supporting staff. Here, each individual is encouraged to step beyond the confines of Academic and Administrative disciplines to explore his/her personality to excel in the ever competitive world. With the Courses like Humanities, B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, B.Com, BBA, and BCA, our College is stepping ahead in the twenty-first century so as to meet the needs of the globalizing world. As a result, we provide the students state of the art and well equipped laboratories and infrastructure including large buildings, a play ground, a rich library, a few departmental libraries and experienced as well as trained staff of high academic caliber. Along with striding in academics, the College has been constituently doing everything to make students proficient in cultural activities as it organizes every year.

  The students are even offered Personality Development Training and Training Classes on various Competitive Examinations to meet the needs of employment. We have also signed MOU’s with industries, educational institutes and social organizations for the overall benefits of students. In sum, we have been working towards the all round progression of students which are our main stakeholders under the Blessings of the present Pontiff of Sri Kshetra Suttur Math and our Chief Patron His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Our College has affiliated to the University of Mysore with permanent affiliation, and UGC New Delhi has bestowed 2F and 12 B statuses to the College.

To enhance students’ knowledge, skills and values through the holistic approach and to empower all the socio- economic background by providing quality education.


  • To contribute to the transformation of society by educating students to serve community as socially conscious and responsible citizens.
  • To provide affordable quality- based education by inculcating scientific temper, logical thinking and entrepreneur skills.
  • To instil confidence, courage and   ethical code of conduct amongst the students.
  • To provide research related skills among students’ community.
  • To impart quality education to mould the holistic personality of rural students.
  • To sensitize the rural students’ so as to imbibe in them the human values and to create a healthy atmosphere for learning.
  • To promote a sense of National Integration and to achieve the set goals enshrined in our Indian Constitution.
  • To bridge a gap between Knowledge and Development in social, cultural and scientific aspects of the privileged and under privileged sections.
Our Philosophy

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.

Kingster’s Principle

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.

Key Of Success

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.

Special Campus Tour

The college building is an epitome of beauty. This has been possible because of the efforts and blessings of His Holiness Sri Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. His Holiness is rendering his selfless service in the field of education to the rural areas across the state.

Our college has ensured facilities such as Sports, YRC, NCC, NSS, YOGA practice, Computer Training, INFLIBNET and Internet facilities for the benefit of students. Our college follows the curriculum designed and prescribed by the Affiliating University – University of Mysore, Mysore and offers the 3-year undergraduate degree courses in Arts, Commerce and Science streams viz,  – B.A., B.Com., BBA and B.Sc., courses being taught under semester scheme with a flexibility in choosing the languages. The College has been recognized under the 2(f) and 12(B) act of UGC.

 The admission procedure in the college is transparent and is made on merit and reservation norms as applicable to the students from disadvantaged sections of the society. Students can opt for courses according to their eligibility.

The College has been providing extension services to the nearby villages. The NCC and NSS units have deeply involved in extension and community services. As a part of extension activity, the College has organized programmes such as AIDS Awareness and Prevention, Blood Grouping and Donation, Traffic Awareness, MPFL under Adult Education, Preservation of Manuscripts, Legal Aid and Awareness, Advocacy of Hygiene. In executing such extension programmes for community welfare, the College has collaborated with Government and Non-government agencies like Rotary, Lions Club etc. All these programmes have been planned and carried out by NCC and NSS units of our college.

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