JSS Academy of Higher Education and Investigation was set up in 2008 in Mysore, Karnataka. It was previously and popularly known as Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University or JSS University. JSS University is a secluded deemed to be a university. It mainly focuses on medical, life science and health-related educations. JSS University has 5 Constituent Colleges in Mysore and one Drugstore College in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu. It has more than 600 faculty members and everywhere 2000 scholars and graduate scholars and about 300 research scholars. JSS University has been documented by MHRD and attributed A+ grade by NAAC.