About Our College
Education is the only elixir for the ills and evils of human society. Realizing the paramount importance of higher education, His Holiness Shree Shree Shree 1008 Srisaila Jagadguru Vageesh Panditharadya Shivacharya Mahaswamiji, the learned scholar, a religious leader, freedom fighter and visionary founded our S.J.V.P. College in 1970, in the rural background. Since its inception the college has been imparting quality higher education to rural youth belonging to all sections of the society. It has imparted education to nearly 50,000 students till now. After his Lingykaya from the material world Shree Shree Shree 1008 Umapathi Panditaradhya Shivacharya Mahaswamiji continued the spirit of education and contributed a lot in achieving the institutional objectives and to place the college on the top of the ladder of higher education.
The present President of Vidhyapeetha, His Holiness Shree Shree Shree 1008 Srisaila Jagadguru Dr. Channasiddarama Shivacharya Mahaswamiji, whose benign blessings and spiritual guidance is the breath of our institution; His Holiness shares the vision of the founder President and his successor. The present President of our institution, His Holiness Srisaila Jagadguru Dr.Channasiddarama Shivacharya Mahaswamiji is the major financial strength. The administrative activities are monitored and managed by the managing committee headed by the honorable Vice-President Sri D.M. Halaswamy, who is an administrator, a man of action and vision. The honourable Secretary Smt. Shakuntalamma Gurusiddaiah a retired principal, an Educationist, a great thinker and visionary. Their guidance and leadership has made the institution to achieve a commendable progress.
Considering the quality education of S.J.V.P. College, the Kuvempu University has granted Permanent affiliation during 1997-98. This permanent affiliation is being renewed once in five years and the status quo is maintained by the Davanagere University as our college now comes under the ambit of Davanagere University. Further, recognizing academic achievements of our college, NAAC accredited our college at Three Star level during 2000-2001, B++ in the year 2006-07 and B grade in the year 2013-14.
In addition to this, our college is approved under section 2(f) of the U.G.C. Act of 1956 dated 8th June 1988, and is also declared as eligible college to get required financial assistance under section 12(B) of U.G.C. Act 1956, dated 22nd February 2002 and, our college got Autonomous status on 26th September 2005 by U.G.C and same has been extended by the UGC in the year 2011-12 to 2016-17, and due to the new guidelines of UGC we came back to affiliation system from autonomy and now our esteemed institution is an affiliated college of Davangere university.
Keeping in view the rural needs and on going global changes, our college offers updated and revised B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., B.B.M., and P.G. Studies in Commerce and Kannada. The college has 21 departments of different subjects pertaining to Languages, Humanities, Science, Commerce and Management with an updated syllabus so as to enhance the employability of the students. In addition to this the college has self-financed courses like Computer Science, Education, Journalism, B.B.M and PG Courses.
Our college has a galaxy of highly qualified and rich experienced teachers consisting of PhD; M.Phil; NET; and SLET holders. The college has well trained, committed and experienced non-teaching faculty too.
The Principal, Prof.Hadadi Yallappa, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, who is dynamic, experienced and committed to the cause of higher education.
The college has well-furnished classrooms and office accommodation. The library and the laboratories are well equipped. The Administrative machinery of the college has been computerized; Encouragement is given to curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as a part of education through N.S.S.Units, Sports-wing, Woman’s Exploitation Control Council, literary clubs and various faculty clubs.
The involvement and encouragement of our esteemed management in the overall development of the college, teachers care and concern for the students and discipline in the campus have contributed to the considerable increase in students’ strength. Right now, the college has 605 students on the roll.
The college has QAC and IQAC consisting of experts from different walks of life. For all the academic activities, the financial support is equally important.
Hence the financial arrangement of the college is as under;-
- Mobilization of funds by the President, His Holiness Srisaila Jagadguru Dr. Channasiddarama Panditharadya Mahaswamiji.
- Grants allotted from the U.G.C.
- Salary grant from the Karnataka state government.
With the adequate infrastructure and financial status of our college, we are trying our best in promoting quality education to the rural youth to face the challenges of modern world and to be useful and responsible citizens of the nation.
To set and achieve high standards in education in the atmosphere of autonomy through Internal Quality Assurance Cell. To prepare students for life and to the needs of society at national and international standards.
To make education the defining element of national development by fostering educational needs and developments. To develop the sense of responsible citizenship. To promote the use of science and technology and scientific temper.
To foster the educational development. To contribute to the Socio-economic development of the community. To be sensitive to the needs of people. To act as an agent of social change and other positive changes for the good cause of nation.
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While designing the curriculum the institutional vision and mission are reflected in the academic programmes.