About Us

JSS Academy of Technical Education (JSSATE), Mauritius is the first Engineering College in Mauritius to meet the evergrowing demand for trained technical manpower for industries and other organizations. JSSATE, Mauritius is managed by the JSS Education Foundation Pvt. Ltd. Mysore, India, which runs under the aegis of JSS Mahavidyapeetha (JSSMVP). The college is located in a sprawling campus of 8 acres and aims to be the centre of excellence in technical education in Indian Ocean. The college is approved by the Government of Mauritius, registered and accredited by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Mauritius and affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Government of Karnataka, India.


"Enhanced quality of life for the benefit of society in diverse nations through education and training."


"To provide our students with an outstanding quality and innovative education and training based on research and personality development to contribute positively to the society."


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.


After his graduation in Electrical Engineering from Mysore University Prof. M. H. Dhananjaya served Andhra Electricity Board and later took to teaching. After his distinguished career as a graduate student in Pratt Institute, USA he served for OTIS elevator Company, USA. After his return to India he has been rendering Services to develop Technical Education all these years (over 4 decades).Currently he is the Director (Technical) for the Technical Education Division of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore and Director of JSS Education Foundation Private Limited.