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.