JSS Medical College, is located in a sprawling 43 acre campus in Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysore City, which is about 140 Km from Bangalore. The city is famed for its educational institutions, salubrious climate and beautiful gardens. The institution is backed by highly qualified and experienced staff, well equipped laboratories, library, and modern teaching aids.
The graduate and post-graduate programs of the college are recognized by the Medical Council of India. The courses offered are also recognized by General Medical Council (UK), Sri Lanka Medical Council and WHO. The college has been recognized by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, for the award of MRCOG. The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka during 1995-1996. After the formation of JSS University (Established under Section-3 of UGC Act) JSS Medical College has become a constituent college of the JSS University from the Academic year 2008-2009.
The hospital library is an extension of the college library and it was established in the year 1997 for the benefit of clinical faculties, post Graduate students and house surgeons. The library has in its store a tremendous collection of about 23986 volumes. Added to this the collection includes the back volumes of Periodicals, Video cassettes and 35 mm Slides etc. The collection also comprises of Medical Reference Books, Textbooks, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Technical Reports, Thesis Works and Dissertation Reports and many other books on General Reading.
Students have exclusive hostels for Boys and Girls with spacious, comfortable, well-furnished rooms with all modern amenities, hygienic kitchens, nutritious food, and portable RO water source is provided for drinking. Each hostel block has a separate pantry and laundry facility. Students wishing to stay in these hostels are advised to apply in the prescribed forms. The boarders are having Indoor and outdoor sports facilities and ample reading room facility. Round the clock security guards (Male & Female for respective hostels) as well as CCTV cameras are placed for continuous monitoring and vigilance for the safety of students.
We have separate hostel facilities for Postgraduate students and residents outside the campus with good accommodation and catering facilities. Solar emergency source is utilized for heating and cooking purpose in the hostel. The college has many facilities like enough space for playing the games viz., Outdoor: Cricket, Football, Kabaddi,Volley ball, Basket Ball, Throw Ball, Tennikoit, Ball Badminton and Athletic track, Indoor: Table tennis, Chess, Carrom, Shuttle Badminton and recreation Hall, multistation Gym hall. . A permanent multipurpose sports ground on par with National standards is there in the campus.
JSS University with its training and placement cell have facilitated sighting of fresh and promising human resources for the life sciences industry. Around 75 per cent of the students opt for enrollment into the training and placement and are suitably employed in leading pharma, Ayurveda, biotech companies, Hospitals across the country.