S.J.M College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Chandravalli, Chitradurga
Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra College of Arts Science & Commerce (SJMC), Chitradurga was popularly known as SJM College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Chitradurga was established on 1st June 1969 managed by S.J.M. Vidyapeetha (R.) which was established in 1966.
It is one of the premier colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.
The college is at present affiliated with Davangere University, Davangere. Formerly affiliated with Kuvempu University, Shivamogga and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) and 12(B) on 31st March 1971 under Act. 1956. It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “A” Grade (CGPA Score 3.05 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 28th, March, 2017.
Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra College of Arts, Science, and Commerce (S.J.M) is one of the reputed institutions which is well administered and offered good infrastructure, facilities and excellent academic activities in Chitradurga which is in the state of Karnataka and this college excels not only in academic activities but also in Extra-curricular activities and in Sports too.
The college strives to produce intellectually competent, morally upright and strong, compassionately committed, spiritually inspired and nationally dedicated men and women.
At present, the college is situated in a splendid place called Chandravalli, which has a panoramic view of mountains, greeneries, caves and historically significant Chandravalli Tank on Holalkere Road in outskirts of the city. The college is built on a land of 10 acres with all necessary infrastructures. The college offers three years undergraduate courses in B.A, B.Sc, and B.Com..
The college aims at an integral and personalized education of the young by providing well planned undergraduate courses like Arts, Science and Commerce streams. The College has a fine team of qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty and staff members.
Value based and skill based initiatives are given priority in each department. Community Oriented Programs such as Reaching the Unreached, Service Beyond Self, Creating Opportunities for re-energing students:
Admissions in the institutions are according to the norms of Davangere University and Regulations of Government of Karnataka. In the beginning of every academic year, one orientation program is conducted for degree students to familiarize them with the nature of courses offered, semester system, tests, assignments, project works, attendance and all the facilities available in the college.