About Us

‘Desheeya Vidya Shala,’ one of the pioneer Educational Institutions of Shivamogga has been rendering comprehensive education since 81 years, started by a team of dedicated teachers and freedom fighters, dreaming of nurturing individuals to contribute positively to the society.

One of the sister concerns of this Institution, DVS PU (IND) COLLEGE, has been reaching the society with awe-inspiring education since its initiation in 1972. The encouraging and supportive Management, the able leadership and guidance of the first Principal Sri. V. DEVENDRA, with a marvellous team of committed and eminent teachers, the institution grew to great heights within a short span of time. It was a moment of pride to Shivamogga when the students of the DVS PU (IND) COLLEGE upheld its name by securing many top ranks in the State, in all the three streams: Arts, Science and Commerce (until the ranks were announced by The PU Board). Even to this day the College has State Toppers.

Presently, 1500 students are being nurtured to fulfil their dreams by providing well equipped, spacious classrooms, highly modernised practical Laboratories, advanced computer lab to accommodate 90 students at a time, a very well array of resources from timeless classics to contemporary works to enhance the intellectual growth of student in the campus who visits the library. Ever since the beginning, the Institution is creating ample space for training the students for various sports events. The Institution has fostered and inspired many of its sportsmen to succeed in the State, South zone, National and International levels. Added to the credits of the Institution, students have excelled and carved their names in various cultural activities, in the National and International levels, uplifting the traditional values and culture of our State and Country. 

On the 50th year of its milestone, the Institution began a Girls’ hostel within the campus along with its other hostels for both boys and girls in Shivamogga. There is a combined dispensary in the campus to attend the medical emergencies. A hygienic canteen that provides nutritious, delicious meals and snacks at an affordable price within the campus. The whole campus is under the surveillance camera.

To support the students in their academics, the institution has been providing Study Materials and Solved Question Banks. Orientation and pep talks by renowned resource persons are conducted periodically.

The Institution runs with a motto of providing a Value Based Education contributing the Best Assets to the society. “Our college assures that Your vision and Our Mission will be blended to enable the Young Minds to shape their future.”


To strive to become an institution of excellence in the field of higher education, to provide value-based, career oriented education to ensure integrated development of human potential for the service of mankind.