The JSS Academy, Mauritius is the first Higher Education Institution operating as an Engineering College in Mauritius since 2006. It has now diversified its portfolio of programmes to include non-engineering ones as well. The JSS Academy is managed by the JSS Education Foundation Pvt. Ltd, Mysore, India, which runs under the aegis of JSS Mahavidyapeetha (JSSMVP). The JSSMVP is one of the largest educational service providers in India, offering education starting from kindergarten to doctoral levels, in various fields including engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy, naturopathy, nursing, law, management, pure sciences, arts, commerce, vocational and spiritual education. It has more than 330 institutions, with a total student population over 50,000 at any given point in time and a staff strength over 12,000 in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, India and with an international presence in Dubai, Mauritius and the United States of America.
The JSS Academy is located in a sprawling campus of 8 acres situated at Bonne Terre, Vacoas. The campus comprise of 14,689 sq m of built up area. The required classrooms, laboratories/workshops and equipment for each of the schools are as per the norms established by the university curriculum and respective and regulatory bodies. The college is approved by the Government of Mauritius, registered and accredited by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Mauritius.
The campus also comprise of hostels for boys and girls – a first of its kind in Mauritius with sports facilities such as Volleyball, Basketball, Football and indoor games. There are also residential units for students, staff and guests.
In line with a vision of education as a primary tool for bringing a progressive change in society, the pontiffs of Sri Veersimhasana Math, Suttur have been on a committed mission for over half a century, dedicating themselves to the creation of a better future for the people of the country ever since it was formally established in 1954 under the guidance and benevolence of the then Pontiff, His Holiness, Jagadguru Dr. Sri Sri Sri Rajendra Mahaswamiji. The vision is further being harnessed by the 24th pontiff of Suttur Matt Sri Sri Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, the present President of JSSMVP. JSSMVP has decades of invaluable experience in establishing and successfully running technical education institutions at various levels – from vocational training courses to research centers awarding Ph.D., in different fields of engineering and technology. More about JSSMVP
JSS Mahavidyapeetha was the vision and foresight of his holiness, Jagadguru late Sri Sri Sri Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, the 23rd pontiff of the 1000-year-old Suttur Mutt.Sri Sri Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, the 24th pontiff, is steering the success of a host of educational institutions and programs in the fields of engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy, naturopathy, nursing, law, management, pure sciences, arts, commerce, vocational and spiritual education.
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji is the 24th pontiff of Sri Suttur Math, established in the 10th century at Suttur, Mysore District, Karnataka. Swamiji who assumed the Peetha in 1986 at the young age of 29 years, had his spiritual training under the guidance of his illustrious predecessor H H Jagadguru Dr Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, the founder president of the JSS Mahavidyapeetha, an educational and cultural organization dedicated to the ideal of providing education to the villages of Karnataka.
We are happy to state that all the members of the JSS Academy are committed to work to create a vibrant future for this institution. To achieve this end, the Academy has an excellent strategic plan, one that builds on the legacy of success provided by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha in providing quality education to the country and combining academic excellence with an unprecedented commitment to innovation, quality and service so that each constituent college of the Academy is the best amongst its peers and is recognized as such.
With the help of our dedicated, talented faculty and staff, Board of Management and others, we are confident JSS Academy will succeed and continue to be one of the model institution in the nation and the world.
This is your Academy and the legacy of greatness that we must carry forward belongs to our future generations.
“JSS Academy caters to graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies at global standards with imbibed core values of respect, professionalism, leadership and social responsibilities to meet the needs of mankind.”
JSS Academy provides holistic and quality education to support the present age of momentum of knowledge and innovation, as we believe the key to success lies with diversity of knowledge, discovery of ideas and the ability to create new opportunities.
The faculty and students are engaged in outreach programs and community service, which inculcate the social and professional responsibilities. Industry - Academia partnerships empowers young entrepreneurs, interaction with leading industrialists and smooth campus to corporate transition. International alumni groups help to build global networks.
Dr.B. Suresh, Director, JSS Academy, for the past thirty years has been actively involved in uplifting the standards of pharmacy education and profession in India. He was elected in 2003 as the President of Pharmacy Council of India, the statutory body regulating the pharmacy education and profession in India. He was once again re-elected as the President of Pharmacy Council of India in August 2008 and August 2013 and has the unique honor being elected thrice to this leadership position. He is also the Chairman of the Scientific Body of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, which is responsible for setting of standards for pharmaceutical substances and formulations.
Dr. Suresh is also the delegate member of the United States Pharmacopeia Convention and also the member of the Council of Convention of the USP. He is also the member of ACPE International Services Commission, USA . He was also the past President of Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy, Chairman of the Education Section of the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association and the Executive Member of Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association.
He had pioneered the cause of promoting “Pharmacy Practice” concept in India and has the unique honour of having introduced postgraduate programme in “Pharmacy Practice” and “Pharm D” programmes in India and continues to strive to uplift this facet of pharmacy profession by closely working with other global leaders.
Dr Suresh has to his credit several national and International publications and has initiated several international collaborations through bilateral, academic and research exchange programmes. He has to his credit of having organized several national and international meetings and conferences in India and elsewhere, and had spearheaded the organizing of the World Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2011, 71st International Congress of FIP. He has actively involved himself with the education initiatives of FIP and been an active member of FIP Pharmacy Education Task Force.
In recognition of his invaluable services in the field of pharmaceutical education, he is a recipient of several national and international awards. He is the past President of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association.
In recognition of his invaluable services in the field of pharmaceutical education, he is a recipient of several national and international awards and to mention in particular the FAPA Ishidate Award–2004 (International Award) and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.,) Honoris Causa conferred by The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai in 2007 and by the Rani Durgavathi Vishwavidyalaya , Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh in 2012.
Dr B.Suresh is also the recipient of the presitigious ` Eminent Pharmacist Award` of the Indian Pharmaceutical association, the `ML Shroff award` of the Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association and the `KC Chatterjee award` of the Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association. He has been awarded the fellowship of the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association as the Fellow for the service to the Pharmacy in the commonwealth.
He continues to provide his leadership role in his multifaceted career by serving on several national and International statutory committees, viz. Drug Technical Advisory Board, National Board of accreditation, national committee for Clinical establishments and committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPSEA).
He is fondly liked by all his colleagues for his humane approach and his excellent team leadership.