With the thought of using technology and management effectively, the visionary founder of the JSS, Shri Jaiprakash Gaur set up 3 technical institutes of higher education to host the best of faculty, students and educational infrastructure to ensure creation, generation, dissemination and application of knowledge to mould the world leaders of tomorrow.
Set up by Act No. 14 of 2002 vide Extraordinary Gazette notification of Government of Himachal Pradesh dated May 23, 2002. Approved by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, vide letter no. F.9-10/2002(CPP- I) dated 09 Dec. 2002.
The University commenced academic activities from July 2002 with undergraduate B.Tech degree programs in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Bioinformatics, and Civil Engineering.