The Jagadguru Veerasimhaasana Peetha was established in the 11th Century A.D. at Suttur by Adi Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamiji has a history dating back to 1000 years, according to the scriptures. The Peetha with its high ideals has been making remarkable contribution in religious, social, educational and economic spheres in the state and across the country. The result of 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 Math.
JSS Mahavidyapeetha has established itself as a citadel of learning with over 350 institutions under its umbrella. The institutions are spread across the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh in India, and in other parts of the world such as Dubai, Mauritius and the USA. With this wide geographical presence and a student enrolment of over 50,000 and staff strength of over 10,000, JSS Mahavidyapeetha has created a niche for itself and also an international footprint.
The stellar reputation of JSS Institutions has grown in stature over the years in India and abroad which evidences the expertise of their teaching faculty who are thoroughly indoctrinated with teaching and training skills by virtue of their envious academic accomplishments and professional experience.