JSS Women’s Polytechnic, Mysore
Jagadguru Dr Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji held the belief that a strong nation could be built if women were given professional education. JSS Women’s Polytechnic in Mysuru was established in 1980. The Polytechnic is governed by the Grant-In-Aid rules of Government of Karnataka and is under the purview of Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka. The Polytechnic is on the premises of the JSS Technical Institutions Campus and has a commendable infrastructure supported with full-fledged staff, state-of-the-art laboratory and library. At present, it offers eight professional courses under the revised system. The college also offers a postgraduate diploma in Computer Applications. The institution has been getting grant in aid from the government since 1983. In addition to imparting diploma education, non-formal training programs are being organized, which are sponsored by Government of India/ World Bank/ State Government/ Community Development Through Polytechnic Schemes. The polytechnic also has an extension centre in Bengaluru which runs diploma classes in Interior Design. A good number of outgoing students are well placed in different Central and State Government Departments, MultiNational Companies, Public-Private Sector Industries, etc., and many are pursuing higher education in reputed colleges.