Principal’s Message


Dr. Arunkumar B. Sonappanavar

M.Sc., Ph.D


Welcome to KLE Society’s S. Nijalingappa College affiliated with Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru. It is the prestigious institute of Collegiate Education established in 1963 by the globally reputed KLE Society, Belagavi, which has celebrated its centenary in the year 2015-16. KLE Society was founded by seven selfless dedicated teachers who are known as ‘Saptarishis’. Today the society catering the education in all the areas of the school, pre-university colleges, collegiate education, law, health care & sciences, management studies, agriculture, and technical education in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, and Delhi. Under the leadership of Dr. Prabhakar B. Kore, MP the Society has seen exponential growth and has achieved the distinction of having been conferred the status of “deemed-to-be university” in the areas of medical education and technological education.

KLE’S S. Nijalingappa College made its prosperous beginning in the year 1963 and evolved into one of the top-ranking higher education institutions. Over the past 57 years, the college has committed to offering a quality learning experience in both UG & PG programs in Arts, Science, Commerce, Management Studies, Computer Applications, Hotel Management, Tourism & Travel Management, Fashion and Apparel Designing. Highly competent and dedicated faculty supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure resulted in a well-evolved academic and administration. Along with the university curriculum the college has designed and evolved 21 innovative certificates and 13 value-added courses to enhance entrepreneurship and employability among the student community. A well-stalked and digitalized library, well-equipped sports center, language lab, Audio-visual studio, Dr. Prabhakar Kore instrumentation center, two well-furnished auditoriums, adequate number of classrooms, well-equipped science laboratories to support curricular activities and research endeavors. The Commerce Department has a research center recognized by the Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru. The on-campus amenities include safe drinking water, round-the-clock security, a health center, bank-branch, cafeteria, and canteen facilities. The Pre-placement training and career guidance cell of the college have collaborated with 20+ multinational companies for campus placement. The college always contributes toward the societal concern by organizing social-economic awareness rallies, health awareness programs are implemented adopted villages and nearby places of the college campus.

A hearty welcome to our esteemed reward institution with an assurance that we shall together transform the younger generation to a knowledgeable, employable, and civilized human resource.